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Wed Oct 11 2000

Confs: Workshop on Text Structure

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Message 1: Workshop on Text Structure

Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 09:23:54 -0500
From: Krista Collins <kmcollinsmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Workshop on Text Structure

Sponsors:
The New York Community Trust
and
The Department of Linguistics
at the University of Texas at Austin

3rd WORKSHOP
ON
TEXT STRUCTURE

Friday, October 13 - Sunday, October 15
Conference Room, 3.102 Homer Rainey Hall
FREE and OPEN to the public

Friday, Oct. 13
Welcoming remarks:
8:45-9:00 Dr. Anthony Woodbury, Chair, Department of
Linguistics
Dr. Richard Lariviere, Dean of the College of
Liberal Arts

9:00 - 10:10 Nicholas Asher Varieties of Binding in Presupposition
10:10 -11:20 Ellen Prince Relative Clauses & the Discourse
Processing Unit
BREAK
11:35 -12:45 Maria Polinsky Information Structure or Syntax:
Topic, "Contrastive," "Given,"
& Agreement
LUNCH
1:45 - 2:55 Knud Lambrecht Discourse Referents & Preferred
Clause Structure in Spoken
French
2:55 - 4:05 Lisa Green Past Time Reference in Two Types
of Ex-slave Narratives
BREAK
4:20-5:30 Osten Dahl Non-sequential Narratives

Saturday, Oct. 14
9:30 - 10:40 Len Talmy Spatial Structuring in Spoken
language & Its Relation to that
in Sign Language
10:40 - 11:50 C. Fabricius-Hansen Elaboration and Other Discourse
Relations Seen from an
Interlingual Perspective
BREAK
12:05 - 1:15 Carlota Smith Text Modes: a Level of Local
Structure
LUNCH
2:30 - 3:40 Steve Wechsler Secondary Predicates: Pragmatic Factors
3:40 - 4:50 Barbara Partee & Vladimir Borschev Topic, Subject & Point of 
View & the Genitive of Negation in Russian Existential Sentences

Sunday, Oct. 15
9:30 - 10:30 Rajesh Bhatt Covert Modality in Infinitival
Questions
10:30 - 11:30 Hans Kamp "HI" How to let others know who
we are
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