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Mon Mar 4 2002

Confs: Slavic Ling,University of Massachusetts,Amherst

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Message 1: FASL 11 program

Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2002 20:14:41 -0500 (EST)
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Subject: FASL 11 program

FASL 11 (Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics)
UMass Amherst, May 3-5, 2002
Registration and Program

The information below can also be found on the conference website, along
with further information and continuing updates. Please check the website or
write to the organizers for further details or updates.


Registration: All participants (whether presenters or not) are very strongly
encouraged to register by April 1, 2002, as this will help us greatly with
the organization of the conference. Registration fees: Before April 1: $20
($15 students). Late: $25 ($20 students). Fees reduced or waived in some
cases but advance registration is obligatory in all cases. For registration
form and details see

Program (subject to change): 19 contributed talks of 40 minutes each
(30-minute presentation + 10-minute discussion), 3 invited talks (45 + 15),
and a one-hour poster session on the second day. Abstracts can be found on
the website.

12:30 Onsite registration. Nametags and book of abstracts pick-ups for
registered participants.
1:15 Opening remarks
1:30-2:50 Phonology
Christina Bethin (SUNY at Stony Brook)
 Metrical Quantity in Czech: Evidence from Hypocoristics
Lev Blumenfeld (Stanford University)
 Russian palatalization in Stratal OT: morphology and [back]

3:05-5:05 Syntax
Paul Hagstrom (Boston University) and Svetlana McCoy (Rutgers University)
 Presupposition, wh-questions, and discourse particles: The Russian zhe
Roland Meyer (Universit�t T�bingen)
 Multiple wh-movement in Czech
Mariana Lambova (University of Connecticut, Storrs)
 When Is Splitting the wh-Cluster in Bulgarian Possible?

5:20-6:20 Invited talk
Ellen Woolford (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 Locality Restrictions on Case, Agreement, and Clitics.

8:30 Coffee, bagels, juice, etc
9:00-10:20 Semantics
Joanna Blaszczak (University of Potsdam)
 Explaining the "Bagel Problem": The case of Polish -kolwiek-NPIs
Ekaterina Rakhilina (VINITI, Russian Academy of Sciences)
 The case for Russian Genitive case reopened

10:35-12:35 Syntax
Leonard Babby (Princeton University)
 The Predicate Instrumental of Adjectives in Russian
Kylie Richardson (Harvard University)
 Against Pure Uninterpretable Features
Franc Marusic (SUNY at Stony Brook), Tatjana Marvin (MIT), and Rok
Zaucer (University of Ottawa)
 Secondary predicates in Slovenian

12:35-2:00 Lunch

2:00 - 3:20 Syntax
 James Lavine (Bucknell University)
 Resumption in Slavic: Phases, Cyclicity, and Case
 Konstantin Kazenin (MGU [Moscow State University])
 Focus, predicate ellipsis, and alternative questions in Russian
3:20-4:20 Poster Session [with coffee, no separate break]
4:20 - 5:40 Syntax
 Stephanie Harves (Princeton University/MIT)
 On the derivation of distributive po-phrases in Russian
 Tania Ionin and Ora Matushansky (MIT)
 DPs with a twist: A unified analysis of Russian comitatives

5:50 - 6:50 Invited talk
 Yakov Testelets (RGGU [Russian State Humanities University])
 Strong and Weak Pronouns in Russian.
6:50 - 7:10 Business Meeting
7:30 Dinner and Party

8:30 Coffee, bagels, juice, etc
9:00-10:20 Syntax
 John Bailyn (SUNY at Stony Brook)
 A (purely) derivational approach to Russian scrambling
 Anne Marie Sturgeon (University of California, Santa Cruz)
 Two-tiered approach to binding domain formation: Evidence from
10:20-10:35 break
10:35-12:35 Syntax
 Minjoo Kim (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 Genitive of Negation in Russian: Blocking of Case-licensing by
 Yury Lander (Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow)
 Group nouns in Russian as heads and as modifiers
 Magdalena Goledzinowska (University of Ottawa)
 Maturation of argument structure: A lexical account of reflexive
constructions with clitics in child Polish

12:45-1:45 Invited talk
 Maria-Luisa Rivero (University of Ottawa)
 Reflexive Clitic Constructions with Datives: Syntax and
1:45 Close.

Dept of Linguistics
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-7130
(413) 545-0889
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