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Mon Apr 28 2003

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Message 1: North American Syntax Conference

Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2003 01:37:15 +0000
From: hale1 <hale1modlang-hale.concordia.ca>
Subject: North American Syntax Conference


North American Syntax Conference 
Short Title: NASC

Date: 02-MAY-03 - 04-MAY-03
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Contact: Mark Hale
Contact Email: nascmodlang-hale.concordia.ca 
Meeting URL: http://modlang-hale.concordia.ca/nasc.html

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax 

Meeting Description:

North American Syntax Conference 1: Concordia University (Montreal),
May 2-4, 2003 The North American Syntax Conference

Provisional Program
(for up-to-date details & further information,
go to http://modlang-hale.concordia.ca/nasc.html)

***
S p e c i a l P r e - N A S C E v e n t !
We are also pleased to announce the NASC Pre-Conference Event 
will be a lecture by Sam Epstein, University of Michigan
Thursday, May 1st 2003, 7:00pm
Concordia's Hall building, 1455 DeMaisonneuve Blvd. W.
This event is hosted by the Concordia Linguistics Student Association
***

M a y 2 - 4 , 2 0 0 3
Hall building, 1455 DeMaisonneuve Blvd. W.
(Between Bishop and Mackay)

 PROGRAM
 

Friday, May 2

8:30-9:00 Coffee

8:50-9:00 Opening Remarks, Charles Reiss (Concordia)

Session I:

 * 9:00-9:40 Abbas Benmamoun (UI), The Nominal Feature of
Functional Categories
 * 9:40-10:20 Gerardo Fernandez-Salgueiro (Kansas), A Derivational
Approach to Linearization

10:20-10:40 Coffee Break

Session II:

 * 10:40-11:20 Edith Aldridge (Stony Brook), Phase Theory and
Ergativity in Tagalog
 * 11:20-12:00 Marketa Ceplova (MIT), What's the Problem with
VSO/VOS Sentences in Czech?

12:00-1:40 Lunch

Session III: 

 * 1:40-2:20 Karlos Arregi (UI), Nuclear Stress and Syntactic
Structure
 * 2:20-3:00 Raffaella Zanuttini (Georgetown), Imperatives and
Clause Types

3:00-3:30 Coffee Break

Session IV:

 * 3:30-4:10 Aniko Czirmaz (MIT), Aspect and Case Variation
 * 4:10-5:10 David Pesetsky (MIT) -- invited talk


Saturday, May 3
8:30-9:00 Coffee

Session V:

 * 9:00-10:00 Daniel Valois (Montreal) -- invited talk
 * 10:00-10:40 Hidehito Hoshi (Doshisha), Parameters and Overt
wh-Movement

10:40-11:00 Coffee Break

Session V:

 * 11:00-11:40 Milan Rezac (Toronto), A Return to Pronominal
Variables: an E-type Analysis
 * 11:40-12:40 Alexandra Cornilescu (Bucharest) -- invited talk

12:20-2:00 Lunch

Session V:

 * 2:00-2:40 David Basilico (Alabama-Birmingham), The Antipassive:
Low Transitivity Objects
 * 2:40-3:20 Raffaella Folli (Cambridge) & Heidi Harley (Arizona),
On Obligatory Obligation: the Composition of Italian Causatives

3:20-3:40 Coffee Break

Session V:

 * 3:40-4:20 Ben Shaer (ZAS-Berlin), Toward an Unified Account of
Fronted, Parenthetical, and Afterthought Adverbials in English
 * 4:20-5:20 Robert Frank (Johns Hopkins) -- invited talk
 

Sunday, May 4
9:00-9:20 Coffee

Session VIII:

 * 9:20-10:00 Gabriela Alboiu (Toronto),The Ups and Downs of
Obligatory Control
 * 10:00-10:40 Idan Landau (Ben Gurion) Finite Control and the
Distribution of PRO

10:40-11:00 Coffee Break

Session IX:

 * 11:00-11:40 Konstantia Kapetangianni & Daniel Seely (EMU), Greek
''na'' Clauses: A Case Study in Minimalist Methodology

11:40-11:50 Closing Remarks, Mark Hale (Concordia)

Instead of a special poster session, the posters will be displayed
throughout the regular sessions.

Posters:

 * Duk-Ho An (UConn), A PF approach to wanna-contraction
 * Hela Ben Ayed (McGill) , Two types of subjunctive particles:
evidence from Arabic and Balkan subjunctive particles
 * Yukio Furukawa (McGill), Specificity Condition is an instance of
crossover
 * Brent Henderson (UI), Functional and lexical interactions:
relative clauses and negation in Swahili
 * Hirohisa Kiguchi (Kanazawa), Locality constraints on A-movement
in Japanese
 * Mariana Lambova (UConn), Patterns of wh-fronting in Bulgarian
 * Juan Martin (Toledo), D-linking in another neighborhood: phasal
licensing conditions and island effects
 * Stanca Somesfalean (UQAM), Romance pronominal clitic clusters
and language variation
 * Monica Ungureanu (McGill), Head Movement to D in Romanian
 * Ching-Huei Teresa Wu (McGill), On flip-flop construction: an
inverse argument order construction
 * Hideaki Yamashita (Yokohama), The locality condition on
syntactic dependencies and the phase impenetrability condition
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