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Tue Nov 6 2001

Confs: Theoretical&Experimental Ling, Cornith, Greece

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Message 1: Euresco conference on Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics

Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 16:54:37 +0100
From: Corinne Le Moal - Euresco <clemoalesf.org>
Subject: Euresco conference on Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics

Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics
EuroConference on the Syntax of Normal and Impaired Language
Corinth, Greece, 1-6 June 2002
Chair: Arhonto Terzi (Technological Educational Institute of Patras, EL)
Vice-Chair: Celia Jakubowicz (CNRS Paris V, F)

Speakers will include: Sergey Avrutin (Utrecht, NL); Zoltan Banreti 
(Budapest, HU); Adriana Belletti (Siena, I); Gulielmo Cinque (Venice, 
I); Harald Clahsen (Essex, UK); Joao Costa (Lisbon, P); Marcel den 
Dikken (CUNY, US); Franco Denes (Venice, I); Naama Friedman (Tel Aviv, 
IL); Anastasia Giannakidou (Chicago, US); Yosef Grodzinsky (Tel Aviv, 
IL); Teresa Guasti (Milan, I); Richard Kayne (NYU, US); Christer 
Platzack (Lund, S); Csaba Pleh (Szeged, HU); Angela Ralli (Patras, EL); 
Eric Reuland (Utrecht, NL); Cynthia Thompson (Evanston, US); Ianthi 
Tsimpli (Thessaloniki, EL); Heather van der Lely (London, UK); Ken 
Wexler (MIT, US); Franz Zwarts (Groningen, NL).

Scope: This conference is the first in the series "Theoretical and 
Experimental Linguistics" and aims at bringing together theoretical work 
in contemporary syntactic theory with work on the syntactic properties 
displayed by the various types of language disorders. It will center 
around four core concepts of Generative Linguistics: (i) Functional 
Categories (ii) Word Order and Movement (iii) Dependencies within and 
across Sentences and (iv) Interfaces, and will compare the behavior of 
normal and impaired language with respect to each of them. It seeks 
answers to questions such as: What constitutes a deviation from a normal 
system in current syntactic terms? How likely is it to find in normal 
language patterns and behavior encountered in language disorders? What 
do impaired varieties of language have to contribute to contemporary 
syntactic theory?

The conference is open to researchers world-wide, whether from industry 
or academia. Participation will be limited to 100. The emphasis will be 
on discussion about new developments. The conference fee covers 
registration, full board and lodging. Grants will be available, in 
particular for nationals under 35 from EU or Associated States.

On-line application form at: http://www.esf.org/euresco/02/hc02183

Deadline: 12 March 2002.

For further information on this event, please contact Ms. Rhona Heywood, 
Conference Organiser at: rheywoodesf.org

Kind regards,
Corinne Le Moal
Conference Organiser & Publicity Officer
Euresco Office
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