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Confs: Third Celtic Linguistics Conference

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  1. Cathal Doherty, Third Celtic Linguistics Conference - CLC3 - program (preliminary)

Message 1: Third Celtic Linguistics Conference - CLC3 - program (preliminary)

Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2000 15:08:36 +0000
From: Cathal Doherty <>
Subject: Third Celtic Linguistics Conference - CLC3 - program (preliminary)

Third Celtic Linguistics Conference
An Tr�� Comhdh�il ar Theangeola�ocht na dTeangacha Ceilteacha

University College Dublin

12-14 May, 2000

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Grant funded by: The Faculty of Arts, UCD; Bord na Gaeilge; The British
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Friday, 12 May:

Session on the Acquisition of Celtic Languages

Location: Room B204, John Henry Newman Building, Belfield Campus

14.00-14.40, Bob Borsley (University of Essex) and Bob Morris Jones
(University of Wales, Aberystwyth):

'The Development of Finiteness in Early Welsh'

14.40 - 15.20, Helen Goodluck (University of Ottawa), Eithne Guilfoyle (D�n
Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology) and S�le Harrington
(University of Dublin, Trinity College):

'Relativization in child Irish'

15.20 - 16.00, Alison Henry (University of Ulster)
'Language acquisition, language change and code-switching: acquiring Belfast

- Tea and Coffee--

16.30 - 17.10, Janig Stephens and Jackie Richards (University of Wales
Institute Cardiff)

'A CHILDES based analysis of the language development of a Welsh-speaking
child with a cochlear implant'

17.10 - 17.50, Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole, Enlli M�n Thomas and Nadine
Laporte (University of Wales, Bangor)

'The Acquisition of Welsh Mutations, with Special Reference to Gender'
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General Session

Saturday and Sunday, 13 and 14 May

Location: Newman House, St. Stephen's Green

Saturday 13 May:

9.30-10.30, Invited Speaker: Stephen R. Anderson (Yale University)
'Verb Second and Clause Structure in Breton'

10.30-11.10, Dirk Bury (University College London)
'Particles, V2 and the ungrammaticality of verb-initial structures'

- Tea and Coffee--

11.30-12.30, Invited Speaker: David Willis (University of Manchester)
'Expletives, copulas and word order change in Welsh'

12.30-13.10, Thorhallur Eythorsson (University of Manchester)
'Syntactic Affixation and Wackernagel's Law: a comparative approach'

- Lunch--

14.30-15.30, Invited Speaker: James McCloskey (University of California,
Santa Cruz)
'Irish Nominal Syntax'

15.30-16.10, Aidan Doyle (Uniwersytet Gdanski)
'Overt and non-overt Pronominal Subjects in Irish'

- Tea and Coffee--

16.30-17.10, Alain Rouveret (Universit� Paris 8)
'Resumptive Pronouns in Relative Clauses: a derivational analysis'

17.10-17.50, Bob Borsley (University of Essex)
'Agreement and Missing NPs in Welsh'


Sunday, 14 May

9.30-10.30, Invited Speaker: Gillian Ramchand (University of Oxford)
'Constructional versus Lexical Meaning in Scottish Gaelic'

10.30-11.10, David Adger (University of York)
'Predication and Comparison in Scottish Gaelic'

- Tea and Coffee--

11.30-12.10, Antony Dubach Green (Universit�t Potsdam)
'The Prosodic Representation of Clitics in Irish'

12.10-12.50, S.J. Hannahs (University of Durham)
'Neither syntax nor phonology: selection of the definite article in Welsh'

- Lunch--

14.15-15.15, Invited Speaker: Maggie Tallerman (University of Durham)
'Minding our P's and Q's: why isn't Welsh more like Irish?'

- Tea and Coffee--

15.30-16.10, Paolo Acquaviva (University College Dublin)
'Irish Agreement as a Morphological Phenomenon'

16.10-16.50, Cathal Doherty (University College Dublin)
'A Relative Pronoun in Modern Irish'

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Alternate Speaker: Steve Hewitt (UNESCO)
 'The Impersonal in Breton'

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