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Tue Apr 23 2002

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  1. Marie Nilsenova, Call for Participation: NPI Workshop

Message 1: Call for Participation: NPI Workshop

Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 12:01:42 +0200
From: Marie Nilsenova <nilsenovhum.uva.nl>
Subject: Call for Participation: NPI Workshop


We are pleased to announce the program of the 3rd Amsterdam/Utrecht 
workshop, this time on the topic of Negative Polarity Items. The workshop 
will take place on 26 April, 2002, at the University of Amsterdam, 
Department of Philosophy. For information how to get to the workshop venue 
consult the web site:

http://home.student.uva.nl/m.nilsenova/main.htm

PROGRAM:
9:30 - 10:00 coffee and welcome
10:00 - 10:45 Donka Farkas (UCSC/Utrecht), Positive Polarity 'some'
10:45 - 11:00 coffee break
11:00 - 11: 45 Ton van der Wouden (Utrecht), Not anymore in Dutch
11:45 - 12:30 Jack Hoeksema (Groningen), The Natural History of Negative 
Polarity Items
12:30 - 13:30 lunch
13:30 - 14:15 Evangelia Vlachou (Utrecht), Polarity Properties of French 
qu- indefinites
14:15 - 15:00 Alastair Butler (Amsterdam), Negative Polarity Item 
Licensing: an Interface Story
15:00 - 15:45 Oeystein Nilsen (Utrecht), Adverb Ordering as a Polarity 
Phenomenon
15:45 - 16:15 tea break
16:15 - 17:00 Robert van Rooy (Amsterdam), NPIs in Questions - Strength as 
Relevance

The workshop participants may kindly take into consideration two position 
papers, by Anastasia Giannakidou and Raffaella Bernardi, who will 
unfortunately be unable to attend in person. The position papers as well as 
abstracts of the talks will be made available on the web site of the 
workshop a.s.a.p.

The workshop is organized under the auspices of the Utrecht Institute of 
Linguistics
http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

and the Games in Language group of the Institute of Logic, Language and 
Computation at the University of Amsterdam
http://turing.wins.uva.nl/~pdekker/GAL/

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Organizers:
m.nilsenovahum.uva.nl
oystein.nilsenlet.uu.nl
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