LINGUIST List 13.2614

Mon Oct 14 2002

Confs: Gradedness, University of Potsdam

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Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 11:43:42 +0200
From: Gisbert Fanselow <>
Subject: ? - ?? -??? - *? (kein Betreff)

The Research Group "Conflicting Rules"
 at the University of Potsdam
 announces a conference on

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to be held from October 21st to October 23rd, 2002


MONDAY, October 21, 2002

9.00 Frank Keller & Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh):
Gradience and Optionality in stable and unstable grammars:
experimental and modeling results

10.00 Sam Featherston (University of T�bingen):
Gradedness in introspective judgements: Design features for a
grammatical account


11.20 Matthew Crocker (Saarland University, Saarbruecken):
Adopting dispreferred interpretations: Eye-movement evidence from
on-line comprehension of OVS and SVO construction

lunch break

14.00 Ina Bornkessel (University of Leipzig) & Matthias Schlesewsky
(Philipps University, Marburg):
Decomposing gradedness - quantitative vs. qualitative distinctions

15.00 John Hale (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore):
Graded processing difficulty as entropy reduction


16.20 Stefan A. Frisch (University of South Florida, Tampa):
Sources of graded well-formedness judgments in phonology

17.20 Bruce Hayes (UCLA):
Modeling Productivity with the Gradual Learning Algorithm: The
Problem of Accidentally-Exceptionless Generalizations

TUESDAY, October 22, 2002

9.00 Hanjung Lee (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill):
Quantitative Variation in Case Marking and the Proper Theory of Case

10.00 Nomi Erteshik-Shir (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev):
What's what?


11.20 Judith Aissen (UCSC) & Joan Bresnan (Stanford):
Categoricity and Variation in Syntax: The Stochastic Generalization

lunch break

14.00 Mark Hale (Concordia University, Montr�al):
Gradedness, Competence and Performance

15.00 Caroline F�ry (University of Potsdam):
Gradedness in phonological phrasing


16.20 Geraldine Legendre (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore):
An OT perspective on gradience at the lexicon/syntax interface

17.20 John Hawkins (University of Southern California):
Gradedness as Relative Efficiency in the Processing of Syntax and Semantics

WEDNESDAY, October 23, 2002

9.00 Paul Boersma (University of Amsterdam):
Judging and other paralinguistic tasks

10.00 Leonie Cornips (Meertens Institute, Amsterdam):
Issues of grammaticality tasks in non-standard varieties


11.20 Wayne Cowart (University of Southern Maine, Portland):
Dialects in that-trace

lunch break

14.00 Gisbert Fanselow, Stefan Frisch, Ewa Trutkowski (University
of Potsdam):
German Split Constructions

15.00 Denis Bouchard (University of Quebec at Montr�al):
Shifty Structures?


16.20 Eric Reuland (Utrecht University):
Categorizing Gradedness

Conference Venue: University of Potsdam, New Palais Campus

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