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Message 1: FOURTH CELTIC LINGUISTICS CONFERENCE - PROGRAMME

Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 15:51:14 +0100 (BST)
From: Borsley R D <rborsleyessex.ac.uk>
Subject: FOURTH CELTIC LINGUISTICS CONFERENCE - PROGRAMME


FOURTH CELTIC LINGUISTICS CONFERENCE
Selwyn College
University of Cambridge, UK
1-3 September, 2003

The 4th Celtic Linguistics Conference will take place on 1-3 September
2003 at Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, UK.

The provisional programme is as follows:


Monday 1st September 2003

13.55-14.00 Welcome
14.00--14.40 Maggie Tallerman (University of Durham) The syntax of
Welsh "direct object mutation" revisited
14.40-15.20 Margaret Deuchar (University of Wales Bangor) A
typological approach to Welsh-English code-switching
15.20--16.00 Gwen Awbery (Cardiff University) Clause-initial particles
in Spoken Welsh
16.00 -- 16.30 Tea
16.30--17.10 David Willis (University of Cambridge) Some implications
of Welsh noun phrases for parametric variation
17.10--17.50 Paolo Acquaviva (University College Dublin) Goidelic
inherent plurals and the morphosemantics of number
17.50-18.50 INVITED SPEAKER
Jim McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz) Agreement and
prominence in the syntax of Irish
19.30 Dinner followed by drinks


Tuesday 2nd September 2003

9.00--10.00 INVITED SPEAKER
Erich Poppe (Philipps-Universitaet Marburg) Have-lexicalisations in
Breton and Cornish: Some typological and methodological
considerations.
10.00--10.40 Anna Bondaruk (Catholic University Lublin) The licensing
of subjects and objects in Irish nonfinite clauses
10.40--11.10 Coffee
11.10--11.50 Dirk Bury (University College London) Breton V-Aux order
without long head movement or remnant movement
11.50--12.30 Mlanie Jouitteau, (Universit de Nantes/Naoned) The two
triggers for the Brythonic divorce
12.30--14.00 Lunch (at 13h)
14.00--14.40 Norval Smith (University of Amsterdam) Syllable
structures in Gaelic dialects compared: Applecross and East Perthshire
Gaelic unravelled?
14.40--15.20 Antony Green (Universitaet Potsdam) On the independence
of phonology and morphology: Two lenitions in Manx
15.20-16.00 Thorhallur Eythorsson (University of Manchester) The
interaction of clitics and stress assignment in Old Irish
16.00--16.30 Tea
16.30--17.10 Robert Borsley and Bob Morris Jones (University of Essex
and University of Wales Aberystwyth) The distribution and
interpretation of Welsh N-words
17.10--17.50 Ingo Mittendorf and David Willis (University of
Cambridge) Evidence for the development of Welsh negation from the
Historical Corpus of the Welsh Language
17.50--18.30 Anna Bosch (University of Kentucky) Scottish Gaelic
dialectology: A preliminary assessment of the Survey of the Gaelic
Dialects of Scotland
18.30--19.00 Business Meeting
19.30 Conference Dinner


Wednesday 3rd September 2003

9.00--10.00 INVITED SPEAKER
Alain Rouveret (Universit Paris VII) Resumption vs.movement, binding
vs.scope, Welsh vs. Irish: some asymmetries in Celtic relativization.
10.00--10.40 Nicolas Guilliot (Universit de Nantes) Reconstruction and
resumption in relatives in Breton
10.40--11.10 Coffee
11.10--11.50 Louisa Sadler (University of Essex) Tense/subject-shared
Welsh coordination
11.50--12.30 Mlanie Jouitteau and Milan Rezac (Universit de
Nantes/Naoned and University of Toronto) Deriving the Complementarity
Principle
12.30--14.00 Lunch (at 13h)


Further information is available on the following web-page:

http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~louisa/celtic/clc4.html

Prof. Robert D. Borsley
Department of Language and Linguistics
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
COLCHESTER CO4 3SQ, UK

rborsleyessex.ac.uk
tel: +44 1206 873762
fax: +44 1206 872198
http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~rborsley
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