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  1. anevins, Workshop on (Non)-Identity within Paradigms

Message 1: Workshop on (Non)-Identity within Paradigms

Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 14:05:14 -0500 (EST)
From: anevins <>
Subject: Workshop on (Non)-Identity within Paradigms

Workshop on (Non)-Identity within Paradigms 

Date: 05-Jan-2004 - 07-Jan-2004
Location: Cambridge, MA, United States of America
Contact: Andrew Nevins
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: Morphology

Meeting Description:

Research from a variety of frameworks (e.g., DM, OT) converges to ask
whether (non)-identity within paradigms requires reference to
phonological form or to shared morphosyntactic features Each session
includes: 40 minutes presentation, 10 minutes response by the
discussant, 5 minutes of response by the presenters, 10 minutes for
open questions, and 5 minutes break.

Monday January 5
12:45 pm: Opening Remarks
1:15-2:30: Session One: Seth Cable ''Phonological Noun-Verb
Dissimilarities in Optimal Paradigms'' Discussant: J. Bobaljik
2:30-3:45: Session Two: Michael Kenstowicz: ''Paradigmatic Contrast:
An Example from Arabic'' Discussant: A. Bachrach
3:45-4:15: Coffee Break
4:15-5:30 Session Three: Jim Harris: ''Roving Plural Inflections in
Spanish'' Discussant: A. Nevins
5:30-6:00 General Discussion. Mediator: A. Marantz

Tuesday January 6
9:00am-10:15 Session Four: Arto Anttila: ''Alternatives to Paradigm
Constraints'' Discussant: M. Wagner
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-12:00pm Session Five: Jochen Trommer: ''''A Feature-Geometric
Approach to Amharic Verb Classes'' Discussant: M. Abrusan
12:00-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:30 Session Six: Adam Albright: ''''Inflectional Paradigms have
Bases Too: Arguments from Yiddish'' Discussant: J. Trommer
2:30-3:45 Session Seven: Tamina Stephenson: Anti-homophony and Optimal
Paradigms in the Spanish present subjunctive Discussant:
J. Fitzpatrick
3:45-4:15 Coffee Break
4:15-5:30 Session Eight: Feng-Fan Hsieh: Feature-specific paradigmatic
correspondence and anti-homophony in the Jingpo Inflectional Complex
5:30-6:00 General Discussion

Wednesday January 7
9:00am-10:15 Session Nine: Iris Berent :''Does a theory of language
need a grammar? Evidence from the constraint on identical root
consonants in Hebrew'' Discussant: P. Anand
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-12:00pm Session Ten: Peter Svenonius:''Derivation of root forms:
What Saami morphology tells us about paradigm generation'' Discussant:
D. Steriade
12:00-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:30 Session Eleven: John Bailyn and Andrew Nevins: ''Russian
Genitive Plurals are Impostors''
2:30-3:45 Session Twelve: TBA
3:45-4:15 Coffee Break
4:15-5:30 Session Thirteen: Jonathan Bobaljik: ''t.b.a''
5:30-6:00 General Discussion 
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