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Wed Aug 28 2002

Confs: "The Displacement Property of Human Language"

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Message 1: Conference on Displacement

Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 08:01:25 +0000
From: Peter Svenonius <peter.svenoniushum.uit.no>
Subject: Conference on Displacement

Announcing a heady series of lectures in Tromsoe in one month

Topic: "The Displacement Property of Human Language"
Venue: The University of Tromsoe
Time: Friday, September 27, 2002 (afternoon) and Saturday, September 28 (all day)

Speakers:
Henk van Riemsdijk (Tilburg): "The perfect, the imperfect, and the ugly: 
Vestiges of physical perfection in the language system"

Edwin Williams (Princeton): "The relativity of reconstruction"

Dominique Sportiche (UCLA): "Movement triggers and types"

Chris Collins (Cornell): "Smuggling in quotative inversion and the passive"

Anders Holmberg (Durham/Tromsoe) & Thorbjoerg Hroarsdottir (Tromsoe/Georgetown): "Agr, wh-movement, and raising in Icelandic"

Michal Starke (NYU): "On the displacement property of human language: 
There is no displacement property in human language"

Gillian Ramchand (Oxford/Tromsoe): "Long-distance Celtic relatives"

Marit Julien (Tromsoe): "Rightward TH/EX"

Oeystein Vangsnes (Tromsoe): "On _som_-insertion"

Peter Svenonius (Tromsoe): "Interface-driven movement"

For more information, see:

http://www.hum.uit.no/arrangementer/displace/displacement.html

Peter Svenonius
Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL)
University of Tromsoe, NORWAY
www.hum.uit.no/a/svenonius/ 
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