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  1. GLOW in Asia 2002, GLOW in Asia 2002 - News

Message 1: GLOW in Asia 2002 - News

Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 00:49:08 +0800
From: GLOW in Asia 2002 <>
Subject: GLOW in Asia 2002 - News

Dear All,

The web page of Glow in Asia 2002 has recently been updated, which contains
the preliminary conference program, registration, travel and accommodation
information. The address for the website is

We would like to draw your attention to the following information, which can
also be found on the Glow web page:

1. The deadline for pre-registration is December 1, 2001. All
pre-registrations must be submitted either by on-line registration or by
e-mail before the deadline. We strongly recommend pre-registration on-line.

2. We are planning for a pre-conference proceedings on the web, so that
everybody will have a good idea of what the others are going to talk about
before the meeting. So please e-mail us a copy of your paper in either DOC
or RTF format by the end of November.

3. The organizing committee of GLOW in Asia 2002 has reserved rooms in two
hotels, which provide special rates for the participants to the conference.
Please call, fax, or e-mail the hotels for reservation, and inform the hotel
attendant that you are a conference participant for the special rate.

4. The Graduate Institute of Linguistics at National Tsing Hua University is
planning for a one-day tour for conference participants on January 8, 2002,
the day right after the conference. Please indicate on the registration
form whether you would like to join the tour.

For your convenience, the conference program is attached below. If you have
any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at We look forward to seeing you in January.

Organizing Committee, Glow in Asia 2002
Graduate Institute of Linguistics
National Tsing Hua University

==----Preliminary Program----==


 National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
 January 4-7, 2002

 Preliminary Program


 8:30~ Registration
 9:00 Opening Ceremony

Session 1
 9:15 Keynote Speech: Kuang Mei
 National Tsing Hua University
10:15 Break

Session 2
10:30 Norbert Hornstein & Hirohisa Kiguchi
 University of Maryland College Park
 'PRO Gate and Sideward Movement'
11:30 Niina Zhang
 'Move is Remerge'
12:30 Lunch

Session 3
 1:30 Richard Larson & Miyuki Sawada
 SUNY-Stony Brook & Ming Chuan University
 'Adjunct Clauses, Presupposition and Root Transformations'
 2:30 Masanori Deguchi & Yoshihisa Kitagawa
 Indiana University
 'Prosody and Syntax'
 3:30 Break

Session 4
 4:00 James Myers & Jane Tsay
 National Chung Cheng University
 'A Formal Functional Model of Tone'
 5:00 K. G. Vijayakrishnan
 Central Institute of English and Foreign languages, Hyderabad
 'The Disyllabic Trochee in Bangla, Punjabi and Tamil:
 Variations on a Theme'

 6:30 Reception


 9:00 Morning Tea and Coffee

Session 1
 9:15 Akira Watanabe
 University of Tokyo
 'Parametrization of Quantificational Determiners and Head-Internal
10:15 Break

Session 2
10:30 Edith Aldridge
 Cornell University
 'Internally Headed Relative Clauses in Austronesian Languages'
11:30 Shoichi Takahashi
 'Interpreting Chains: The PBC, Anaphor and Frozen Scope'
12:30 Lunch

Session 3
 1:30 Manuela Ambar
 Universidade de Lisboa
 'Word-order, Wh-licensing and the Left Periphery - Toward a
 of Discourse Oriented'
 2:30 Ching-Huei Teresa Wu
 McGill University
 'On de/bu and the Syntactic Nature of Resultative Verbal
 3:30 Break

Session 4
 4:00 Jo-wang Lin
 National Chiao Tung University
 'Choices Functions and the Interpretation of Indefinite Polarity
 5:00 Satoshi Tomioka & Yaping Tsai
 University of Delaware
 'Distributivity and the Semantics of Chuan in Mandarin Chinese'

 6:30 Business Meeting


 9:00 Morning Tea and Coffee

Session 1
 9:15 Keynote Speech: Richard Kayne
 New York University
10:15 Break

Session 2
10:30 Keiko Murasugi & Tomoko Kawamura
 Nanzan University
 'The Acquisition of Scrambling in Japanese'
11:30 Edson Miyamoto & Shoichi Takahashi
 Nara Institute of Science and Technology & MIT
 'Filler-gap Dependencies in the Processing of Scrambling in
12:30 Lunch

Session 3
 1:30 den Dikken & Singhapreecha
 CUNY Graduate Center & Thammasat University, Bangkok
 'Complex noun phrases and linkers'
 2:30 Hironobu Kasai
 University of California, Irvine
 'Remarks on the Coordinate Structure Constraint'
 3:30 Break

Session 4
 4:00 Kimiko Nakanishi
 University of Pennsylvania
 'Predicative and Quantificational Numerals in Japanese'
 5:00 Takeo Kurafuji
 University of the Ryukyus
 'Plural Morphemes, Definiteness and the Notion of Semantics

 6:30 Banquet

Panel Discussion: Comparative Syntax in Perspective

 9:00 Morning Tea and Coffee

Session 1
 9:15 Mamoru Saito

10:15 Break

Session 2
10:30 Richard Kayne

11:30 Anoop Mahajan

12:30 Lunch

Session 3
 1:30 Jay Jayaseelan

 2:30 James Huang

 3:30 Closing Ceremony


Jun Abe
Tohoku Gakuin University
'Absorption in Japanese Multiple Wh-Questions'

Francesca Del Gobbo
University of California, Irvine
'Appositives as E-Type Anaphora'

Ji-yung Kim
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
'Specific Nominals in Mandarin and Korean'

Masahiro Akiyama
Ehime University
'Locative Inversion and Economy: Evidence for Global Economy
from Alleged Evidence for Local Economy'

Hui-chuan Hsu
National Chiao Tung University
'On the Structure of /iu/ and /ui/ in Sixian Hakka'
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