LINGUIST List 14.950

Tue Apr 1 2003

Confs: Slavic Linguistics, Canada

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  1. dgebe012, Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics

Message 1: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics

Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 12:07:12 EST5EDT
From: dgebe012 <>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics


Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 

Colloque sur les approches formelles en linguistique slave

Friday, MAY 9 
New Residence Hall, University of Ottawa 

8.00 Registration starts 

9:30-10:00 Opening remarks 

Session I 

Gereon Mueller, IDS Mannheim 
'Syncretism in Russian Noun Inflection and the Decomposition of
Inflection Class Features'

Natalia Rakhlin, University of Connecticut 
'A Case against Case Conflicts' 

11:00-11:15 COFFEE BREAK 

Session II 

Milan Rezac, University of Toronto 
'The Czech agreeing subject expletive' 

Yahor Tsedryk, University of Western Ontario 
'A note on adversity impersonal constructions in Russian' 

12:15-2:30 LUNCH BREAK 

Session III 

Roland Meyer 
'On focus, Sentence Mood, and Prosody in Russian Polar Interrogatives'

Ben Hermans, Tilburg University 
'Moderate Reduction, Extreme Reduction and Moderately Extreme

Daniel Curie Hall, University of Toronto 
'A formal approach to /v/: Evidence from Czech and Slovak' 

4.00-4:15 COFFEE BREAK 

Session IV 

Barbara Citko, University of Connecticut 
'Agreement Asymmetries in Coordinate Structures' 

Edit Jakab, UQAM 
'Conditional Inversion in Russian in the Light of English' 

5:15-6:15 / PLENARY TALK 

'Processing and acquiring long-distance dependencies in Slavic' 

Saturday, MAY 10 
New Residence Hall, University of Ottawa 

Session V 
Rositza Nikolova and Gonia Jarema, Universit� de Montr�al et Centre de
recherche de l'Institut universitaire de g�riatrie de Montr�al

'Traitement lexical des verbs perfectifs et imperfectifs en bulgare'

Irina Sekerina (CUNY College of Staten Island), Krassimira Petrova
(University of Sofia), A. Fernandez (CUNY Queens College)
'Relative Clause Attachment in Bulgarian' 

Maria Babyonyshev and Dina Brun, Yale University 
'Development of Perfective and Imperfective Passives in Child Russian'

10:30-10:45 COFFEE BREAK 

10:45-11:45 / PLENARY TALK 

'The Case of Q' 

11:45-12:15 Business meeting 

12:15-2:30 LUNCH BREAK 

Special Session on Slavic Pshycholinguistics

Eva G. Bar-Shalom, University of Connecticut
'Evidence for the "Full Competence Hypothesis" from 
Early Child Russian'
Denisa Bordag, University of Leipzig 
'Production of Grammatical Gender in Czech and German as Second

Alexei Kochetov, Simon Fraser University 
'Processing Secondary Articulation Contrasts in Different Positions:
Universal and Language-particular Factors'

Roland Meyer, University of Leipzig 
'Superiority Effects in Russian, Polish and Czech: Comparative
Evidence from Studies on Linguistic Acceptability'

Olesya Olbishevska, University of Ottawa 
'The Acquisition of Aspect (Lexical vs. Grammatical) by Ukrainian

Asya Pereltsvaig, California State University Long Beach 
'Attrition of Agreement in Immigrant Russian' 

Marina Sherkina, University of Toronto 
'The Cognate Facilitation Effect in Bilingual Speech Production: The
Case of Russian-English Bilingualism'

Roumyana Slabakova, University of Iowa 
'The Conceptual Necessity of Strict Syntax-Semantic Mapping: A
Theoretical and Empirical Issue'

Andrea Stiasny, University of Michigan 
'The Acquisition of Personal Pronominal Clitics in Croatian' 

Danuta Perlak and Gonia Jarema, Universit� de Montr�al et Centre de
recherche de l'Institut universitaire de g�riatrie de Montr�al
'�tude des pseudo-mots et des n�ologismes en polonais' 

Session VI 

Steven Franks, Indiana University and Asya Pereltsvaig, Indiana
'Functional Categories in the Nominal Domain' 

Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva, University of South Carolina 
'Possessives and the internal structure of Bulgarian DP' 

Marija Golden, Milena Sheppard, University of Ljubljana 
'Second-Position Clitic Placement and Clitic Climbing' 

Mariana Lambova, University of Connecticut 
'On Predicate Fronitng, V-raising and VP-elipsis' 

7:00-9:00 Reception 

Sunday, MAY 11 
New Residence Hall, University of Ottawa 

Session VII 

Olga Miseska Tomic, University of Leiden 
'The Genesis of the Balkan Slavic Future Tenses' 

Franc Marusic, SUNY at Stonybrook and Roc Zaucer, University of Ottawa
'A Reanalysis of the Dative-Reflexive Construction in Slovenian' 


Milena Petrova, University of Southern California 
'Semantic Uniformity Across Domains' 

10:30-10:45 COFFEE BREAK 

Session VIII 

Lydia Grebenyova, University of Maryland at College Park 
'Interpretation of Slavic Multiple Wh-questions' 

T. Florian Jaeger, Stanford University 
'Topicality and Superiority in Bulgarian wh-questions' 

11:45-12:45 PLENARY TALK 

'On the Periphery: Comparative Correlatives in Polish and English 



Dorota Glowacka, University College London 
'Polish Truncates and the Minimal Word Effect' 


Joanna Blaszczak, University of Potsdam 
'Polish being "ergative"? The riddle of "X not be at Y"-constructions'

Maria Babyonyshev, Yale University 
'How does the Extended Projection Principle work in Russian?' 

Ilana Mezhevich, University of Calgary/University of Ottawa 
'On Russian Expletives' 

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