LINGUIST List 13.408

Thu Feb 14 2002

Confs: Syntax/Discourse, Utrecht University

Editor for this issue: Marie Klopfenstein <>

Please keep conferences announcement as short as you can; LINGUIST will not post conference announcements which in our opinion are excessively long.


  1. Wall, Amy, GLOW 2002 Workshop Announcement: The Syntax-Discourse Interface

Message 1: GLOW 2002 Workshop Announcement: The Syntax-Discourse Interface

Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:19:01 +0100
From: Wall, Amy <>
Subject: GLOW 2002 Workshop Announcement: The Syntax-Discourse Interface

The Syntax-Discourse Interface
Utrecht University, The Netherlands (Cohenzaal, Trans 10 0.07)	
Friday, April 12
Workshop Organizer:	Sergey Avrutin (UiL OTS)
For additional information, please email:

The Programme for the Workshop is as follows:

8.30 - 9.00	Registration & Coffee
9.00 - 9.10	Welcome and Introduction Sergey Avrutin (Utrecht University)
9.10 - 10.10	Invited Speaker: Hans Kamp (Stuttgart University) Two places
where syntactic form impinges on discourse
interpretation: Information structure and ellipsis
10.10-10.40	Jenny Doetjes (Utrecht University), Georges Rebuschi and
Annie Rialland (University of Paris III and CNRS) The focus 		of
cleft sentences
10.40-11.10	Michela Ippolito (MIT) Complementizers in context: Slovenian
11.10- 11.30	Coffee
11.30-12.00	Karlos Arregi (MIT) Movement, Focus and Scope in Basque
12.00-12.30	Liliane Haegeman (University Charles de Gaulle - Lille
III--UMR 8258 Silex du CNRS) Anchoring to speaker, adverbial
clauses and the structure of CP
12.30-14.00	Lunch
14.00-15.00	Invited Speaker: Lyn Frasier (UMASS, Amherst) The syntax
discourse divide: Processing ellipsis
15.00-15.30	Elsi Kaiser and John Trueswell (University of Pennsylvania)
Anticipating upcoming referents on the basis of discourse
15.30-16.00	Bart Hollebrandse (Groningen University) Wh-extraction in
child language: syntax or discourse?
16.00-16.15	Coffee
16.15-16.45	Eric Mathieu (University College London and University of
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne) & Ioanna Sitaridou (University of
Manchester) Split DP syntax and defocalised nominals: a view on the
syntax-discourse interface
16:45-17:15	Frederick J. Newmeyer (University of
Washington)'Interpretable' features, feature-driven A-bar movement, and the
syntax-discourse interface
18:30		Dinner
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue