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Wed Jul 11 2001

Confs: Subtropical Summer Syntax Workshop

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Message 1: Subtropical Summer Syntax Workshop, U of Georgia, USA

Date: Wed, 11 Jul 01 12:54:09 EDT
From: Stanley Dubinsky <DUBINSKVM.SC.EDU>
Subject: Subtropical Summer Syntax Workshop, U of Georgia, USA

For those among you who enjoy syntax and hot, humid weather:

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Subtropical Summer Syntax Workshop,
to be held one week from Friday, at the University of Georgia. This
mid-summer regional workshop, organized by Marlyse Baptista (U GA)
and myself, will consist of twelve presentations and discussion of these
over two days. The workshop will run from noon until 5 pm on Friday,
July 21, and from 10 am until 6 pm on Saturday, July 22.

Below, you will find a list of presenters and paper titles.
A link to the workshop webpage, complete with paper abstracts,
can be found on the U of South Carolina Linguistics Program homepage:
http://www.cla.sc.edu/LING/index.html

There is no registration fee and all workshop presentations and
activities are open to the public. However, if you plan to attend
any or all sessions, please let the organizers, myself (dubinskysc.edu)
or Marlyse Baptista (baptistaarches.uga.edu), know that you are coming,
so that we may plan to have enough handouts.

Sincerely,

 Marlyse Baptista,
 Linguistics Program, University of Georgia

 Stanley Dubinsky,
 Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina


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2nd SUBTROPICAL SUMMER SYNTAX WORKSHOP

Dates: July 20-21, 2001

Location: University of Georgia, Park Hall
 Friday (7/20) in Park Hall 261 and
 Saturday (7/21) in Park Hall 265

Program:

FRIDAY
JULY 20

12:00-12:45: Object raising and theticity in Korean
 Hyeson Park
 Linguistics Program/Department of English,
 University of South Carolina

12:45-1:30: Backward control in Malagasy
 Eric Potsdam
 Linguistics Department, University of Florida

1:30-2:15: Functional categories and clausal architecture in Papiamentu
 Betsy Barry
 Linguistics Program, University of Georgia

coffee break

2:45-3:30: Diachronic negation in English:
 A minimalist analysis with references to other languages
 Robert Cloutier
 Linguistics Program, University of Georgia

3:30-4:15: What is the EPP and does Spanish have it?
 Lori Donath
 Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina



4:15-5:00: Focus and Wh-movement in Basque
 Leticia Trower
 Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina


SATURDAY
JULY 21

10:00-10:45: Transitivity and Theticity
 David Basilico
 Department of English,
 University of Alabama, Birmingham

10:45-11:30 The Cognitive Roots of Nominal Inflection in Pidgins and Creoles:
 A Comparative Analysis
 Marlyse Baptista
 Linguistics Program/Department of English,
 University of Georgia

11:30-12:15 Multiple wh-movement in Bulgarian: What is still not explained
 Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva
 Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina

lunch break

1:45-2:30: Quantifier float in Thai
 Butaskorn Yodkamlue
 Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina

2:30-3:15: Doing away with uninterpretable categories:
 Evidence that AspP checks ACC Case in Japanese
 Stanley Dubinsky
 Linguistics Program/Department of English,
 University of South Carolina
 &
 Shoko Hamano
 East Asian Languages and Literatures,
 The George Washington University

3:15-4:00: A lexico-syntactic view of derivation -ada suffix
 Marta Almeida
 Romance Languages, University of Georgia

4:30-6:00: Workshop participant discussion (over refreshments)
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