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Wed Nov 8 2000

Confs: The Syntax of Tense and Aspect

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  1. Jacqueline Lecarme, Confs: The Syntax of Tense and Aspect / Paris

Message 1: Confs: The Syntax of Tense and Aspect / Paris

Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2000 20:11:12 +0000
From: Jacqueline Lecarme <>
Subject: Confs: The Syntax of Tense and Aspect / Paris

 `The Syntax of Tense and Aspect'
 Paris, 15-18 November 2000

The Round Table is organized by the Jeune Equipe "Syntaxe anglaise et
syntaxe comparative", Universit� Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle, and the
Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle, CNRS-Universit� Paris VII. It will
be held on Wednesday through Saturday, November 15th to 18th 2000, at
Universit� Paris VII, Campus Jussieu (M�tro Jussieu).

Wednesday, November 15, 2000
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10h00-12h00 Welcome and registration

14h00-14h15 Opening Remarks

14h15-15h00 James A. Higginbotham, Oxford University & USC: 
 On the Expression of Tense and Aspect

15h00-15h45 Michela Ippolito, MIT:
 The Imperfect and Modality

15h45-16h30 Nomi Erteschik-Shir & Tova Rapoport, University Ben Gurion
 Le Negev:
 Bare Aspect: a Theory of Syntactic Projection

16h30-16h45 Pause

16h45-17h30 Alain Rouveret, Universit� Paris 8:
 Dependent Tense Dependencies

17h30-18h15 Mario Barra, Universit� Paris 8:
 Sous-sp�cification et sur-sp�cification du temps comme 
 d�clencheurs de la subordination

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Thursday, November 16, 2000
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9h00-9h45 Richard Larson, State University of New York at Stony Brook: 
 Temporal relations inside DP/NP - with particular attention 
 to the differences between relative clauses and attributive

9h45-10h30 Abdelkader Fassi Fehri, (IERA - Universit� Mohammed V)
 How `Aspectual' is Arabic?
10h30-10h45 Pause

10h45-11h30 Susan Rothstein, Bar-Ilan University: 
 Incrementality and the Structure of Accomplishments

11h30-12h15 Denis Delfitto, University of Utrecht:
 Imperfective Aspect at the Interpretive Interface

12h15-14h00 Pause

14h00-14h45 Tim Stowell, UCLA:
 Tense and Modals

14h45-15h30 Hamida Demirdache & Myriam Uribe Etxebarria, Universit� 
 de Nantes & University of the Basque Country and
 Basque Center for Language Research (LEHIA):
 Tenses, Aspects and Time Adverbs as Spatio-Temporal Predicates

15h30-16h15 Brenda Laca, Universit� Paris 8:
 Romance Verbal Periphrases and the distinction between 
 lexical and viewpoint aspect

16h15-16h30 Pause

16h30-17h15 Karen Zagona, University of Washington:
 Complement Clause Tense Dependencies and Aspectual Composition

17h15-18h00 Beth Levin & Malka Rappaport-Hovav, Stanford University & 
 the Hebrew University of Jerusalem:
 Another Perspective on the Aspectual Determinants of Argument

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Friday, November 17, 2000
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9h00-9h45 Angelika Kratzer, University of Massachusetts:
 Telicity and the Meaning of Objective Case

9h45-10h30 Yves D'Hulst, Liliane Tasmowski & Martine Coene, Universit� 
 Future in the Past: Italian and Western Romance Conditional

10h30-10h45 Pause

10h45-11h30 Dorit Abusch, IMS Stuttgart:
 The Temporal Composition of Infinitives

11h30-12h15 Philippe Schlenker, ENS & USC: 
 Tense and Semantic Uniformity

12h15-14h00 Pause

14h00-14h45 M�rvet En�, University of Wisconsin-Madison:
 Rethinking Past Tense

14h45-15h30 Alexandra Cornilescu, University of Bucarest:
 On Aspect and Case

15h30-16h15 Sandro Zucchi, Universita di Salerno: 
 The Present Mode

16h15-16h30 Pause

16h30-17h15 Carlota Smith, Texas University: 
 The Domain of Tense

17h15-18h00 Celia Jakubovicz & L�a Nash, CNRS, Paris & Universit� Paris 8:
 Sur l'acquisition des structures temporelles et aspectuelles

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Saturday, November 18, 2000
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9h00-9h45 Alessandra Giorgi & Fabio Pianesi, Universit� di Bergamo & 
 ITC-IRST, Trento:
 (Title to be announced)

9h45-10h30 Jacqueline Lecarme, CNRS, Paris:
 (Un)interpretable Tense in the Noun Phrase

10h30-10h45 Pause

10h45-11h30 Jacqueline Gu�ron, Universit� Paris 3:
 Tense Interpretation and the Argument Structure of Auxiliaries
11h30-12h15 Rose-Marie D�chaine & Victor Manfredi, University of
 British Columbia & Boston University:
 Interpreting Null Tense

12h15-13h00 David Pesetsky & Esther Torrego, MIT & University of 
 Massachusetts, Boston:
 The Syntax of Tense and the Nature of Case
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Website for the Round Table:

For further information, email (Jacqueline Gu�ron) (Jacqueline Lecarme)

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