LINGUIST List 11.1800

Thu Aug 24 2000

Confs: Optimal Interpretations/Words & Constituents

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  1. Helen de Hoop, updated program Optimal Interpretations of Words and Constituents

Message 1: updated program Optimal Interpretations of Words and Constituents

Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 10:56:58 +0200
From: Helen de Hoop <>
Subject: updated program Optimal Interpretations of Words and Constituents


Conference on 

Date: August 30-31, 2000
Location: UiL OTS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Organizers: Petra Hendriks, Helen de Hoop, Henri�tte de Swart

The organization of this conference is financially supported by the 
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS (UiL OTS).

Wednesday, August 30, 2000
Location: Trans 10, room 001

10.15-10.30 	Opening Remarks

10.30-11.30	D. TERENCE LANGENDOEN (Tucson)
		When do we get 'any'?

11.30-12.10	Reinhard Blutner & Bart Geurts (Berlin)
		Negative Strengthening and Blocking

12.10-13.10 	LUNCH BREAK

13.10-13.50 	Peter Ackema (Utrecht)
		A Morphological Approach to the Absence of Expletive PRO

13.50-14.30	Benjamin Lyngfelt (G�teborg)
		Optimal Control in Swedish Relative Infinitives

14.30-15.10	Barbara Stiebels (D�sseldorf)
		Nominal Inverse Systems

15.10-15.40	TEA BREAK

15.40-16.20	Robert van Rooy (Amsterdam)
		Bidirectional OT; Q and I, or R and E?

16.20-17.20	MIRIAM BUTT (Konstanz)
		Optimal Case Realization in Historical Change

Thursday, August 31, 2000
Location: Bijlhouwerstraat 6, room 2.04

10.00-11.00 	HENK ZEEVAT (Amsterdam)
		Anchoring and Bidirectionality

11.00-11.40 	Alice ter Meulen (Groningen)
		Incorporation Effects on Reflexivity: an OT Account

11.40-12.20	David Beaver (Stanford) 
		Centering in OT

12.20-13.20 	LUNCH BREAK

13.20-14.00	Daniel B�ring (Santa Cruz/Los Angeles)
		Word Order, Prosodic Phrasing, and the Interpretation of Indefinites

14.00-14.40	Marie Nilsenova (Amsterdam)
		Optimal Interpretation of Tense in Discourse

14.40-15.10	TEA BREAK

15.10-16.40	Forum discussion
		Henk Verkuyl (Utrecht), chair
		Peter Ackema (Utrecht)
		Reinhard Blutner (Berlin)
		Alice ter Meulen (Groningen)

For abstracts, see:

Helen de Hoop
UiL OTS, UU, Trans 10
3512 JK Utrecht, The Netherlands
tel: 030-2536189/033-4622637
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