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Wed Dec 12 2001

Confs: 19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

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  1. �ystein Alexander Vangsnes, 19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

Message 1: 19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 23:07:10 +0100
From: �ystein Alexander Vangsnes <>
Subject: 19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics
University of Troms�, Norway
January 10-12 2002

Conference web site:

The 19th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics will be held at the 
University of Troms�, January 10-12 2002.

The full program comprises of 82 talks within a variety of linguistic 
fields, including three workshops on the topics 'First language 
acquisition', 'Bilingual behavior in teenage groups', and 'Generative 
approaches to Finnic languages'.

Keynote speakers are:

Paula Fikkert (University of Nijmegen)
	'Acquiring Phonology'
John A. Hawkins (University of Southern California)
	'Symmetries and Asymmetries across Grammars:
 	 Some Parsing Predictions'
Kyle Johnson (UMass Amherst)
	'An Etiology of Islands'
Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)
	'Stratal OT'
Christer Platzack (University of Lund)
	'Syntactic Variation and the Linking Problem'
Anders Holmberg (University of Troms�/Durham)
	'Questions, polarity, and verb movement in Finnic and Germanic'

For a detailed conference schedule and abstracts please visit

For further information please visit the conference web site or contact the 
organizers on

Organizing committee:

Peter Svenonius, budget (
Wilma ter Haar, hotels and transportation (
Mona Markussen, local arrangements and info (
Anders Holmberg, chairpersons (
�ystein Alexander Vangsnes, web pages (
Mai Ellin Tungseth, registration (
Kristine Bentzen, dinner (
Patrik Bye, miscellaneous (

Postal address:
19-SCL Organizing Committee
Hum.Fak., Institutt for lingvistikk
Universitetet i Troms�
N-9037 Troms�

Fax: (+47) 77644239
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