LINGUIST List 13.2573

Wed Oct 9 2002

Confs: Gen'l Ling/Students, ConSOLE XI, Italy

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  1. Federico Damonte, ConSOLE XI eleventh meeting of the students of linguistics in Europe

Message 1: ConSOLE XI eleventh meeting of the students of linguistics in Europe

Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 22:20:16 +0200
From: Federico Damonte <>
Subject: ConSOLE XI eleventh meeting of the students of linguistics in Europe

Conference: ConSole XI
4-6 December 2002
University Of Padua, Italy

ConSole is the annual conference of students of linguistics in
Europe. Its eleventh meeting will be held at the University of Padua,
from 4 to 6 December.

For more information about the conference, including travel
information, see the web site.

Web site:

(follow the link "Attivit� del dottorato di ricerca" on the column on
the right, and then "ConSOLE XI")


Wednesday, 4 December

9.00-10.15 Registration

10.15-10 30 Introduction

10.30-11.10 Mario van de Visser (University of Utrecht): The Syntax of
Ergativity: Collective versus Individual Feature Checking

11.10-11.50 Natasha Rakhlin (University of Connecticut): Genitive of
Quantification in Russian: the Role of Morphology

11.50-12.30 Roberta D'Alessandro (University of Stuttgart): On quirky
subjects and the person restriction in Icelandic and Italian

12.30 -14.10 Lunch Break

14.10-14.50 Olga Vaysman (MIT): Communicating Tiers in Autosegmental

14.50-15.30 Erika S�lyom (New York University): Hungarian Vowel
Harmony Revisited

15.30-16.10 Nancy Chongo Kula (University of Leiden): On the licensing
of word initial empty onsets

16.10-16.40 Tea break

16.40-17.20 Naoko Tomioka (McGill University): Syntax of
Activity/State Alternation in Japanese

17.20-18.00 Vita Markman (Rutgers University): On the place of
participleshin lexical categories

Thursday, 5 December

9.15-9.55 Ewa Rudnicka (University of Wroclaw): Neither active nor
passive. Polish -no/-to structures in comparison to formally and
functionally related structures of other languages

9.55-10.35 Patrycja Jablonska (Universitetet i Troms�): Out-of-control
is non-bundling Voice

10.35-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.40 Laura Dorfman, Erez Levon and Thomas Leu (New York
University): Epreposing and relative scope

11.40-12.20 Johanna Magdalena Scheiner (University of Frankfurt):
Temporal Anchoring of Habituals

12.20-13.00 Fabrizio Arosio (University of Tuebingen): Temporal
Homogeneity and the Italian Tense System

13.00-14.30 Lunch break 

14.30-15.10 Chiara Leonini (University of Siena): Some problems in the
acquisition of German as a second language by L1 Italian speakers:
assessing L2 knowledge of verb placement

15.10-15.50 Raphael Mercado (University of Toronto): Transparency is
not Lesser Structure: A Look at Tagalog Restructuring

15.50-16.30 Irene Haslinger (Meertens Instituut of the Royal
Netherlands Academy of Sciences): The Absentive Construction in Dutch,
Frisian and the Low Saxon Dialects

16.30-17.00 Tea break

17.00-18.00 Guglielmo Cinque (invited speaker; University of Venice):
to be announced

Social dinner 

Friday, 6 December

9.15-9.55 Anna Erechko (University of Stuttgart): Subject-Verb
Inversion in Russian

9.55-10.35 Asier Alcazar (University of Southern California): Verb
Classes and Aspectual Interpretation in Basque

10.35-11.00 Coffe break

11.00 -11.40 Jasper Roodenburg (Universiteit van Amsterdam):
Interpretations and structures of a bare noun in French

11.40-12.20 Makoto Kadowaki (University of Massachusetts), Deficient
Heads and (Non-)Licensing

12.20-13.00 Melani Wratil (University of Franfurt): On the Licensing
 and Recovering of Imperative Subjects

Alternate speaker: Alexandra Galani (University of York): Verb
Formation: Morphology or Syntax? Evidence from the augment in Modern
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