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Confs: International Conf on Word Order and Scrambling

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Message 1: International Conference on Word Order and Scrambling

Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 20:39:53 -0700 (MST)
From: Simin Karimi <karimiU.Arizona.EDU>
Subject: International Conference on Word Order and Scrambling



			Department of Linguistics
 		 Univers ity of Arizona

	 International Conference on Word Order and Scrambling
		 Windmill Hotel, St. Philips Plaza
			 Tucson, Arizona
			 April 7-9, 2000

Friday, April 7

8:30		Continental breakfast
9:15		Simin Karimi, Proceedings Editor and Co-organizer
9:20		Terry Langendoen, Editor of EXPLAINING LINGUISTICS
		 series and Co-organizer
9:25		Tom Bever, Head, Department of Linguistics

			Syntax of Scrambling (1)	
		Chair: Andrew Barss, University of Arizona 

9:30-10:20	DP Scrambling and VP Scrambling
		Anoop Mahajan, University of California at Los Angeles

10:20-11:10	Movement to the Left Periphery
		Katalin E. Kiss, Eotvus Lorand University, and Linguistic
		Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

11:10-12:00	Interaction of Scrambling and Case in Turkish
		Jaklin Kornfilt, Syracuse University

12:00-2:00	Lunch break	

			Scrambling and Processing
		Chair: Janet Nicol, University of Arizona

2:00-2:50	Wh-movement versus Scrambling: The Brain Makes a
		 Difference

		Angela D. Friederici, Max Planck Institute of Cognitive
		Neuroscience, Leipzig (Germany), and Matthias Schlesewsky,
		Department of Linguistics, University of Postdam.	

2:50-3:40	Scrambling and Processing:Dependencies, Complexity, and
	 	Constraints
		Irina A. Sekerina, Rutgers University

3:40-4:00	Coffee break

			American Indian Languages
		Chair: Diana Archangeli, University of Arizona 

4:00-4:50	Word Order Freedom in Tohono O'odham: An Instrumental
		Perspective.
		Richard Demers, University of Arizona, Mizuki Miyashita,
		University of Arizona, and Delbert Ortiz, University of
		Arizona

4:50-5:40	Topic and Focus Movement in Navajo
		Kenneth Hale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
		Eloise Jelinek University of Arizona; Mary Willie,
		University of Arizona

6:15		Sunset hike and dinner


Saturday, April 8
		
			Syntax of Scrambling (2)
		Chair: Andrew Carnie, University of Arizona

9:30-10:20	Scrambling: Options without Optionality
		Shigeru Miyagawa , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
		
10:20-11:10	Many Faces of Scrambling: Evidence from Persian
		Simin Karimi, University of Arizona

11:10-12:00	Does Russian Scrambling Exist?
		John Frederick Bailyn, State University of New York at
		Stony Brook

12:00-2:00	Lunch break

			Scrambling and Interpretation
		Chair: Heidi Harley, University of Arizona 

2:00-2:50	Bare Nominals and Scrambling
		Veneeta Dayal, Rutgers University	

2:50-3:40	Optionality, Optimality, and Interpretation
		Helen de Hoop, University of Utrecht, Netherlands

3:40-4:00	Coffee break

			Scrambling and Acquisition
		Chair:	Cecile McKee, University of Arizona

4:00-4:50	Japanese Scrambling in Acquisition and Loss
		Yukio Otsu, Keio University, Japan

4:50-5:40	Non-canonical Word Order: Topic and Focus in Adult and
		Child Tamil
		Vaijayanthi Sarma, Indian Institute of Technology, India

7:00		Dinner and reception


Sunday, April 9

8:00-9:30	*Scrambling* Breakfast at Terry Langendoen's

				Round table
			Moderator: Terry Langendoen
10:00-12:00	Discussions and concluding remarks: All presenters


This conference is supported by:
Blackwell Publishers and the following units of the University of Arizona:
Office of Vice President for Research; Office of the Dean of the College
of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona Foundation,
Cognitive Science Program, Department of Linguistics, Center for Middle
Eastern Studies, Persian Program, Office of the Dean of the College of
Humanities.							
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