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Fri Mar 16 2001

Confs: Acme Balkanica

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  1. Charles, Acme Balkanica Conference

Message 1: Acme Balkanica Conference

Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 12:01:45 -0500
From: Charles <>
Subject: Acme Balkanica Conference

The Acme Balkanica Conference will be held at Concordia University in
Montreal from April 27-29, 2001. For accommodations information and
program updates check the webpage at


 Friday, April 27

10:00-10:40 Alex Grosu (Tel Aviv): Intentional modifiers and
transparent free relatives in Balkan and other languages 
10:40-11:20 Jaklin Kornfilt (Syracuse): On Free and Headed
Relative Clauses in Turkish and their Constraints 


11:30-12:10 Antonia Androustopoulou (Laval): On the sentential
character of Greek genitive arguments 
12:10-12:50 Penka Stateva (UConn): Possessive clitics and the
structure of nominal expressions 
12:50-1:30 Manuel Espanol-Echevarria (Laval): Adverb
Incorporation in Balkan languages 


3:00-3:40 Olga Arnaudova (Ottawa): Prosody, Focus and Bulgarian
Clause Structure 
3:40-4:20 Mariana Lambova (UConn): A note on the representation
of focus and topic in Bulgarian 


4:30-5:10 Virginia Hill (New Brunswick): Oare, li, discourse
features and syntax 
5:10-6:00 Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford): Moved and In Situ Focus in

 Saturday, April 28

9:00-9:40 Anna Szabolcsi (NYU): Positive polarity from a
cross-linguistic perspective 
9:40-10:20 Bert Vaux (Harvard): There was and there wasn't a Balkan


10:30-11:10 Brian Joseph (OSU): On defining `word' in Greek and
other Balkan languages 
11:10-11:50 Anna-Maria Di Sciullo (UQAM) & Angela Ralli (Patras):
On Morphological Proper Form: Evidence from Greek Compounds 
11:50-12:30 Mihaela Pirvulescu & Yves Roberge (Toronto): On the
verbal morphology of Romanian 


2:00-2:40 Donka Farkas (Santa Cruz): Types of indefinites in
2:40-3:20 Nick Bibis (Toronto): Clitics in idiomatic
expressions and some Subject-Object Asymmetries in Modern Greek 
3:20-4:00 Klaus Abels (UConn): Clitics as complements of
prepositions - What Serbo-Croatian tells us about preposition stranding 


4:10-5:10 Invited speaker: Alexandra Cornilescu (Bucharest):
Phases and Information Structure in Romanian 

Dinner Party: Time and Place to be announced. 
 Sunday, April 29

9:30-10:10 Gabriela Alboiu (Manitoba/Bucharest): The Features of
Movement in Romanian 
10:10-10:50 Alexandra Cornilescu (Bucharest) & Iliyana Krapova
(Plovdiv/Venice): Moving into the Left Periphery in Bulgarian and


11:00-11:40 Daniela Isac (Concordia/UQAM) & Edit Jakab
(Concordia/Princeton/UQAM): Balkan Moods 
11:40-12:20 Marisa Rivero (Ottawa): On Dative Existential
Disclosure in Balkan Languages 

Charles Reiss
Associate Professor
Linguistics Program
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve W.
Montreal H3G 1M8
514 848-2310 (office)
514 848-8679 (fax)
514 842-5669 (home)
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