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  1. Misha Becker, West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL XIX) -Final Program

Message 1: West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL XIX) -Final Program

Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 11:48:27 -0800
From: Misha Becker <mbeckerucla.edu>
Subject: West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL XIX) -Final Program

WCCFL XIX

19th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics


FINAL PROGRAM


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Friday, February 4


7:30		REGISTRATION, Royce Hall,

		Room 306 ("Herb Morris Room")

8:45 - 9:00	Introductory Remarks by ED KEENAN,

		Royce Hall, Room 314



Session A: Syntax and Semantics 

Royce Hall, Room 314


Chair: TIM STOWELL, UCLA

9:00 - 9:30	Complementation and veridicality:

		a comparison between Greek and English

		ANNA ROUSSOU, University of Cyprus

		IAN ROBERTS, University of Stuttgart

9:30 - 10:00	Expletives as Features

		JOACHIM SABEL, Goethe Universit�t, Frankfurt/Main

		JOHANN WOLFGANG, Goethe Universit�t, Frankfurt/Main

10:00 - 10:30	V1 Phenomena and the Syntax/Prosody Interface

		DAVID ADGER, University of York


10:30 - 10:45	Break


Chair: JIM HUANG, UCI

10:45 - 11:15	Aspect and Partitive Objects in Finnish

		KARINE MEGERDOOMIAN, USC and CRL, New Mexico State University

11:15 - 11:45	Determiner Sharing

		VIVIAN LIN, MIT

11:45 - 12:15	Noun Phrase Word Order and Definiteness in Japanese

		TOMOMI KAKEGAWA, Michigan State University


12:15 - 2:00	Lunch



Session B: Syntax and Semantics

Royce Hall, Room 314


Chair: NAOKI FUKUI, UCI

2:00 - 2:30	Adverbial quantification over (interrogative) complements

		ALEXANDER WILLIAMS, University of Pennsylvania

2:30 - 3:00	On Inclusive Questions

		RICHARD ZUBER, CNRS, Paris

3:00 - 3:30	Temporal Interpretation of Participles

		KIYOMI KUSUMOTO, Harvard University


3:30 - 3:45	Break


Chair: JOSEPH AOUN, USC

3:45 - 4:15	Scope Dependencies and the structure

		of Headed Relative Clauses

		CALIXTO AGUERO-BAUTISTA, MIT

4:15 - 4:45	The Interaction of Obligatory and Non-obligatory

		Control in Rationale Clauses

		MANUEL ESPANOL-ECHEVARRIA, Universit� Laval

4:45 - 5:15	Deriving Adversity

		LIINA PYLKK�NEN, MIT



Session C: Workshop on the Acquisition of Auxiliaries

Royce Hall, Room 154


Chair: MISHA BECKER, UCLA

2:00-2:45	Auxiliary Insertion in Child Dutch

		SHALOM ZUCKERMAN, University of Groningen

		ROELIEN BASTIAANSE, University of Groningen

		RON VAN ZONNEVELD, University of Groningen

2:45-3:30	Auxiliaries, Features and the Grammar of Inversion in the 

		Acquisition of English Yes/No Questions

		LYNN SANTELMANN, Portland State University

		STEPHANIE BERK, University of Connecticut

		BARBARA LUST, Cornell University


3:30 - 3:45	Break


3:45-4:30	Auxiliaries and Topic Drop in Child English

		KEN WEXLER, MIT

		JENNY GANGER, University of Pittsburgh

4:30-5:00	General question and discussion period




5:15 - 5:45	Break


5:45 - 7:15	Invited Speaker: RICHARD KAYNE, NYU

		How Movement, Binding and Agreement are Related



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Saturday, February 5



Session D: Phonology

Royce Hall, Room 362


Chair: BRUCE HAYES, UCLA

9:00 - 9:30	Predicting Irregularity in Tamil Verbs

		BHAVANI SARAVANAN, University of Utah

9:30 - 10:00	Ternary Rhythm Through Binary Footing in Estonian

		STEVE MCCARTNEY, University of Texas at Austin

10:00 - 10:30	Opaque Consonant Gradation in Finnish:

		The Case of Possessive Suffixes

		HELI HARRIKARI, University of Helsinki


10:30 - 10:45	Break


Chair: BERNARD TRANEL, UCI

10:45 - 11:15	Perceptual Distinctiveness in Reduplication

		ANDREW WEDEL, UC Santa Cruz

11:15 - 11:45	Vowel-to-Vowel Coarticulation in Yoruba:

		the Seeds of ATR Vowel Harmony

		MAREK PRZEZDZIECKI, Cornell University

11:45 - 12:15	The Phonetic Basis for Tonal Melody Mapping

		in Mende and Elsewhere

		JIE ZHANG, UCLA


12:15 - 2:00	Lunch / Business Meeting


Chair: SHARON ROSE, UCSD

2:00 - 2:30	Transparency, Strict Locality, and Targeted Constraints

		ERIC BAKOVIC, Penn State University

		COLIN WILSON, Johns Hopkins University

2:30 - 3:00	Long-Distance Consonantal Identity Effects

		RACHEL WALKER, USC

3:00 - 3:30	Arguments for a rhyme-based account of

		stressed syllable faithfulness

		NICOLE NELSON, Rutgers University


3:30 - 3:45	Break


Chair: RACHEL WALKER, USC

3:45 - 4:15	Reduplication in Southern Paiute and Correspondence Theory

		NAOMI GUREVICH, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4:15 - 4:45	Dynamic versus Static Phonotactic Constraints Account 

		for Over-, Under-, and Regular Application in

		Reduplicative and Truncatory Morphology

		DANIEL SILVERMAN, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4:45 - 5:15	The Base(s) of Double Reduplications

		SUZANNE URBANCZYK, University of Calgary



Session E: Syntax and Semantics

Royce Hall, Room 314


Chair: HAGIT BORER, USC

9:00 - 9:30	Repair-Driven Movement and Local Optimization

		FABIAN HECK, Universit�t Stuttgart

		GEREON M�LLER, Universit�t T�bingen

9:30 - 10:00	Contrastive Left Dislocation, Reconstruction and Movement

		KLEANTHES K. GROHMANN, University of Maryland

10:00 - 10:30	Free Adjunct Free Relatives

		ROUMYANA IZVORSKI, Georgetown University/USC


10:30 - 10:45	Break


Chair: RICHARD LARSON, SUNY, Stony Brook

10:45 - 11:15	Instrumental Case and Verb Raising in the Russian Copula

		ORA MATUSHANSKY, MIT

11:15 - 11:45	Agreement, Shells and Focus

		ANDREW SIMPSON, SOAS

		ZOE WU, USC

11:45 - 12:15	The Structure of Agreement Failure in Lebanese Arabic

		PETER HALLMAN, UCLA


12:15 - 2:00	Lunch / Business Meeting


Chair: ROBERT MAY, UCI

2:00 - 2:30	The Two Verbs Begin, Again

		MARIA POLINSKY, UCSD

		ERIC POTSDAM, Yale University

2:30 - 3:00	The Loss of the Verb Second Constraint in Middle English

		RASHMI PRASAD, University of Pennsylvania

3:00 - 3:30	Passive and Passive-Like Constructions in Hmong

		CASSANDRE CRESWELL, University of Pennsylvania

		KIERAN SNYDER, University of Pennsylvania


3:30 - 3:45	Break


Chair: AUDREY LI, USC

3:45 - 4:15	ACD in AP

	 RICHARD LARSON, SUNY, Stony Brook

4:15 - 4:45	Quantification in Blackfoot

		JENNIFER GLOUGIE, University of British Columbia

4:45 - 5:15	Scope Ambiguity and "Scrambling"

		J.-R. HAYASHISHITA, USC




5:15 - 5:45	Break


5:45 - 7:15	Invited Speaker: JOHN MCCARTHY, UMass, Amherst

 Phonological Derivations in Harmonic Serialism




7.30		Party/Dinner, Royce Hall, Room 314



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Sunday, February 6



Session F: Syntax and Acquisition

Royce Hall, Room 314


Chair: ANOOP MAHAJAN, UCLA

9:00 - 9:30	Syntactic Wh-Movement and Wh-in-situ in Inuktitut

		CARRIE GILLON, University of British Columbia

9:30 - 10:00	The Syntax of Focus and Wh-in-situ:

		Evidence for Covert Phrasal Movement

		JON NISSENBAUM, MIT

10:00 - 10:30	Multiple Wh-Questions and Multiple Specifiers

		HIDEKAZU TANAKA, University of British Columbia


10:30 - 10:45	Break


Chair: NINA HYAMS, UCLA

10:45 - 11:15	An Argument against Multiple Specifiers

		JAN-WOUTER ZWART, NOW/University of Groningen

11:15 - 11:45	Resultatives Result from the Compounding Parameter:

		On the Acquisitional Correlation between Resultatives

		and N-N Compounds in Japanese

		KOJI SUGISAKI, University of Connecticut

		MIWA ISOBE, Keio University

11:45 - 12:15	The Acquisition of the English Copula

		MISHA BECKER, UCLA



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Alternates 


ANTONIA ANDROUTSOPOULOU, UCLA: On the (In)ability of Prenominal
Adjectives to Take Complements

BARBARA CITKO, SUNY-Stony Brook: (Anti)-Reconstruction Effects in Free
Relatives

PAUL ELBOURNE, MIT: Donkey Anaphora as NP-Ellipsis

KLEANTHES K. GROHMANN, University of Maryland, JOHN DRURY, University
of Maryland, JUAN CARLOS CASTILLO, University of Iowa: No More "EPP"

ISABEL OLTRA-MASSUET, UAB: On the Constituent Structure of Catalan
Verbs

ROBERT PODESYA, Stanford University: Constraints on Geminates in
Buginese and Selyarese

ITZIAR SAN MARTIN, University of Maryland: Control in Basque

HIROKO YAMAKIDO, SUNY-Stony Brook Japanese Attributive Adjectives are
not Relative Clauses





For further information, visit the WCCFL XIX web page at

http://www.wccfl.org

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Misha Becker

UCLA Department of Linguistics

Box 951543

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1543

(310) 825-0634

mbeckerucla.edu

http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/linguistics/people/grads/becker/becker.htm

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