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Wed Mar 15 2000

Confs: Antisymmetry Theory

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Message 1: WORKSHOP ON ANTISYMMETRY THEORY

Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 15:30:44 +0100
From: Bertinetto <bert.NETcaen.it>
Subject: WORKSHOP ON ANTISYMMETRY THEORY

WORKSHOP ON ANTISYMMETRY THEORY
Palazzone della Scuola Normale Superiore
Cortona, 15-17 May 2000

Organizing committee:

Valentina Bianchi (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Andrea Moro (Universita' di Bologna e Universita' "San Raffaele")
Piermarco Bertinetto (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

If you wish to participate, please contact the organizing committee
at bianchisns.it

For more information see the web page at:
http://alphalinguistica.sns.it/events.html

BIBLIOGRAPHY ON ANTISYMMETRY
We are preparing a bibliography on antisymmetry; if you wish to
contribute to it, please send a list of your relevant papers to
bianchisns.it (please use Winword or RTF format and use your
name as the file name).


PROGRAM

First session: Language typology and the Universal Base Hypothesis
Monday 15 May

h. 8.45 Welcome

9.00 G.Cinque: On Greenberg's Universal 20 and the Semitic DP
9.30 J. Koster: The minimal difference between English and Dutch
10.00 J.W. Zwart: Asymmetric head movement: the 'phonology' of verb movement

10.30 coffee break

11.00 J. Bayer: Symmetry and asymmetry in South Asian languages
11.30 M.Pearson: Deriving mirror-image word orders in Malagasy
12.00 N.Corver - H. van Riemsdjik: Correlates of head-finality

12.30-13.15 discussion

15.00 A.Mahajan: Two types of remnant movement
15.30 H. Koopman: Properties and restrictions of remnant movement languages
16.00 C. Donati: Argument structure and "non-configurationality"

16.30 coffee break

17.00 M.R. Manzini: A syntactic approach to the clitic string
17.30 A. Alexiadou: Postverbal subjects across languages
18 00 G. Longobardi: On 'postverbal' subjects

18.30-19.15 discussion

Second session: Constraints on constituent structures and morphological
structures
Tuesday 16 May

9.00 F. Drijkoningen: On the Antisymmetry of the syntax of words
9.30 B. Frank: Primitive asymmetric c-command derives X-bar theory
10.00 N. Corver: Getting the measure of measure phrases

10.30 coffee break

11.00 A. Cardinaletti: On different types of clitic clusters
11.30 F. Ordonez - A. Terzi: Variation in clitic ordering from a
 synchronic and diachronic perspective
12.00 R. Zamparelli: Partitives, possessives, and kinds
12.30-13.15 discussion

15.00 C. Poletto - J. Y. Pollock: Remnant IP movement in Romance Interrogatives
15.30 B. Citko: Implications of Dynamic Antisymmetry for the
 crosslinguistic analysis of free relatives
16.00 T. Bhattacharya: LCA and XP movement in CPs and DPs
 in a "head-final" language

16.30 coffee break

17.00 C. Wilder: Shared constituents and the LCA
17.30 T. Stowell: Antisymmetric scope

18.30-18.45 discussion

21.15: Invited speaker
 R. Kayne: Recent thoughts on Antisymmetry

Third session: Antisymmetry and the architecture of the language faculty
Wednesday 17 May

9.00 A. Moro: Dynamic Antisymmetry: Movement as a PF-interface effect
9.30 H. Haider: Radical asymmetry
10.00 M. Brody: Some consequences of Mirror Theory

10.30 coffee break

11.00 J. Nunes: Linearization of chains and phonetic realization of
 multiple copies
11.30 S. Barbiers: Compositional antisymmetry
12.00 P. Culicover: Branching, structure, and linear order

12.30-13.15 discussion
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