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Message 1: Going Romance 2002

Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 17:38:26 +0100
From: Going Romance 2002 <Going.Romance2002let.rug.nl>
Subject: Going Romance 2002


 Program
 Going Romance 2002

 Sixteenth Symposium on Romance Linguistics

 Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
 28, 29, 30 November 2002
 http://www.let.rug.nl/~going/

Thursday November 28 

Location: Zernikezaal, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, 
Groningen

08.45 - 09.15	Registration
 Registration fee: 30 Euro (including workshop)
 Workshop only: 15 Euro 
09.15 - 09.30	Opening and welcome: Ger de Haan, Dean of 
 the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen
09.30 - 10.30	Alessandro Zucchi (Universit� di Salerno), 
invited speaker - To be announced
10.30 - 11.10	Daniela Isac (Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al) 
 & Charles Reiss (Concordia University) - Romance and something else	
11.10 - 11.30	Coffee & Tea break
11.30 - 12.10 Jaume Mateu (Universitat Aut�noma de Barcelona) -
 Digitizing the syntax-semantics interface: The case of aux-selection
 in Italian and French
12.10 - 12.50	Jon Franco (University of Deusto-Bilbao) & 
 Susana Huidobro (State University of New 
 York) - A non Case-based case for the three way 
 typology of Psych Verbs
12.50 - 14.15 	Lunch
14.15 - 14.45 	Susann Fischer (University of Potsdam) & 
 Artemis Alexiadou (Universit�t Stuttgart) - 
 Stylistic Fronting in Old Catalan and Icelandic: 
 X vs. XP movement
14.55 - 15.35	Mara Frascarelli (Universit� degli Studi Roma 
Tre) - Dislocation, clitic resumption and minimality. A comparative 
analysis of left and right topic constructions in Italian
15.35 - 16.00 	Coffee and Tea break
16.00 - 16.40	Alexandra Cornilescu (University of Bucharest) -
 On Clitic Doubling and Parasitic Gaps in Romanian
16.40 - 17.40 Marie-Th�r�se Vinet (University of
 Sherbrooke), invited speaker - The discourse/P-syntax interface: 
 tu (pas) in Quebec French
17.45 - 18.45	Reception

Friday November 29

Location: Geertsemazaal, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, 
Groningen

09.30 - 10.30 Prof. Heles Contreras (University of 
Washington), invited speaker - A Restricted View of Head Movement		
10.30 - 11.10	Laura Dominguez (Boston University) - 
 The effects of Phonological Cues on the Syntax 
 of Focus constructions in Spanish
11.10 - 11.30	Coffee and Tea break
11.30 - 12.10	Jo�o Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) & 
 Lino Mioni (Universidade de Coimbra) - Ungrammatical VSO in Italian: a 
 morphosyntactic approach
12.10 - 12.50	Karen Lahousse (Katholieke Universiteit 
Leuven) - Licensing NP subject inversion in French
12.50 - 14.15	Lunch

A: Syntax

Location: Geertsemazaal, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, 
Groningen

14.15 - 14.45	Caterina Donati (Universit� di Urbino) - 
		Deriving generalized pied-piping
14.55 - 15.35	Laura Malena Kornfeld (Universidad de 
 Buenos Aires) & Andr�s Saab (Universidad del 
 Comahue) - Nominal Ellipsis and Morphological Structure in 
 Spanish 
15.35 - 16.00	Coffee and Tea break
16.00 - 16.40	Daniela Isac (Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al) -
 Focus on negative concord
16.40 - 17.20	Manuela Ambar (Universidade de Lisboa), 
 Manuela Gonzaga (Universidade de Lisboa e 
 CLUL) & Esmeralda Negr�o (Universidade de 
 S�o Paulo) - Tense, Quantification and Clause Structure in EP and BP 
 -Evidence from a comparative study of sempre

B1: Phonology

Location: Van der Leeuwzaal, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 
5, Groningen

14.15 - 14.45	Cl�udia Pons Moll (Universitat de Barcelona) - 
 Segmental and featural strategies to satisfy OCP in 
 Balearic Catalan.
 An Optimality-theoretical account
14.55 - 15.35	David Silva (University of Texas at Arlington) - 
 At Europe's Edge: The Status of Azorean Portuguese 
 in a Typology of Romance Vowel Systems
15.35 - 16.00	Coffee and Tea break


B2: Phonology and Acquisition

Location: Van der Leeuwzaal, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 
5, Groningen

16.00 - 16.40	Jeffrey Steele (University of Toronto) - 
 The role of phonetic cues in the 
 (mis)construction of L2 phonological inputs
16.40 - 17.20 Paola Crisma (Universit� di Trieste) & Silvana 
Del Tin (Universit� di Padova) - Auxiliary omission in the acquisition 
 of Italian 
18.30 - 22.00 	Dinner 

Alternates Main Session:

1. Raffaella Folli (University of Cambridge) & Heidi 
 Harley (University of Arizona) - Obligatory obligation: 
 On the composition of Italian causatives
2. C�cile De Cat (University of York) - On the status of 
French subject clitics



 Workshop on Acquisition
 Incorporated in Going Romance

 Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
 Saturday November 30

Location: Openbare Bibliotheek, Oude Boteringestraat 18, 
Groningen 
Registration fee: 15 Euro.

09.15 - 09.30	Opening and welcome
09.30 - 10.30	Prof. Celia Jakubovicz (Universit� de Paris 
VII), invited speaker - 
 What Specific Language Impairment in French 
 (Romance) can tell us about the computational 
 component of the language faculty and its 
 development
10.30 - 11.10 	Miwa Isobe (Keio University) & Koji 
Sugisaki (University of Connecticut) - 
 The Acquisition of Pied-piping in French and its 
 Theoretical Implications
11.10 - 11.30	Coffee and Tea break
11.30 - 12.10	Cristina Dye (Cornwell University) - 
		Optional infinitives are not an option: New evidence from 
Romance 
12.10 - 12.50 Anna Gavarr� (Universitat Aut�noma de 
Barcelona), Ken Wexler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) & 
 Vicen� Torrens (U.N. de Educaci�n a Distancia) - 
 Feature checking and object clitic omission in 
 child Catalan and Spanish
12.50 - 14.15	Lunch
14.15 - 14.45	Jacqueline van Kampen (Universiteit Utrecht) - 
		Learnablity order and discourse function in the 
acquisition of the 
 French pronominal system
14.55 - 15.35	C�cile De Cat (University of York) - 
 Early pragmatic competence and the null subject 
 phenomenon
15.35 - 16.00 	Coffee and Tea break
16.00 - 16.40 	Ana Teresa P�rez-Leroux (University of 
Toronto), Cristina Schmitt (Michigan State University) & Alan Munn 
 (Michigan State University) - 
 The development of inalienable possession NPs 
 in English and Spanish
16.40 - 17.25	Concluding Discussion 	
17.25 - 17.30	Closure

Alternates Workshop:

1. Mar�a Blume (Cornwell University) - 
 Influence of Discourse and Referential Contexts on 
 Morphosyntax: An experimental study with Spanish-
 speaking children and adults
2. Karen Miller (Michigan State University) - 
 The Scope of Spanish Bare Singulars in Child Language
3. Carolina Holtheuer (Michigan State University) & 
 Cristina Schmitt (Michigan State University) - 
 Acquisition of ser and estar: syntax, lexical semantics 
 and discourse
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