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Wed Nov 8 2000

Confs: Program Workshop on Topic and Focus

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  1. Sergio Baauw, Program workshop on Topic & Focus

Message 1: Program workshop on Topic & Focus

Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2000 14:24:57 +0100
From: Sergio Baauw <>
Subject: Program workshop on Topic & Focus


Utrecht University, Saturday 2 December 2000
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics - OTS (UiL OTS)
Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics (HIL)

9h15-9h30 Opening and Welcome by Jean-Marie Marandin 	 (Universit�
Paris 7)
9h30-10h30 Invited speaker: Knud Lambrecht (University of
Texas, Austin) Topic, focus, and secondary 	 predication: The French
Presentational Relative Construction
10h30-11h10 Alexandra Cornilescu (University of Bucharest) 	 Rhematic
Focus at the Left Periphery: The Case of 	 Romanian
11h10-11h30 coffee & tea break
11h30-12h10 Luisa Mart� (University of Connecticut) Topic and
Ambiguity with Why- questions in Spanish
12h10-12h50 David Le Gac & Hi-Yon Yoo (Universit� Paris 7) 	 Intonative
Structure of Focalization in French and 	 Greek
12h50-14h15 lunch break
14h15-14h55 Daniel B�ring & Roderigo Guti�rrez-Bravo (University 	 of
California, Santa Cruz) Focus-related word order 	 variation without
the NSR: A prosody based 	 crosslinguistic analysis
14h55-15h35 Kriszta Sendroi (University College London) Stress-	 focus
correspondence in Italian
15h35-15h55 coffee & tea break
15h55-16h35 Jo�o Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Multiple 	 focus
in European Portuguese: apparent optionality 	 and subject positions
16h35-17h30 Comments and discussion: Claire Beyssade (Universit�
Paris 3) & Jenny Doetjes (Utrecht University)

1. Ricardo Etxepare (CNRS) & Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria (University of the
Basque Country & Basque Center for Language Research) Focus and scope at
the right edge in Spanish
2. (first for phonology) Juan Manuel Sosa & Nancy Hedberg (Simon Fraser
University) The prosody of topic and focus in Spanish

Location: Diepenbrockzaal (105), Drift 21, Utrecht

Registration: on site, HFL 25

Organized by the PICS project group on Topic and Focus:
Claire Beyssade (Paris 3), Elisabeth Delais (CNRS), Jean-Marie Marandin
(Paris 7), Georges Rebuschi (Paris 3), Annie Rialland (Paris 3), Frank
Drijkoningen (Utrecht), Aafke Hulk (U. of Amsterdam), Brigitte
Kampers-Manhe (Groningen), Petra Sleeman (U. of Amsterdam), Jenny Doetjes

Going Romance 2000				
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
Trans 10 				
3512 JK Utrecht


tel: +31 (0)30 2536006
fax: +31 (0)30 2536000

Sergio Baauw 
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS 
Utrecht University 
Trans 10 
3512 JK Utrecht 
tel: +31 (0)30 2536111 
fax: +31 (0)30 2536000 
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