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  1. jcosta, Lisbon Workshop on Alternative views on the Functional Domain

Message 1: Lisbon Workshop on Alternative views on the Functional Domain

Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 12:50:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: jcosta <>
Subject: Lisbon Workshop on Alternative views on the Functional Domain

Lisbon Workshop on Alternative views on the Functional Domain

Date: 08-Jul-2004 - 09-Jul-2004
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: Joao Costa
Contact Email: 

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax 

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2004 

Meeting Description:

Lisbon Workshop on Alternative Views on the Functional Domain
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
July, 8-9 2004


July 8

9.30 - 10.00 - A critique of the split-CP hypothesis
 Frederick Newmeyer (University of Washington)

10.00 - 10.30 - Do cartographies reflect the grammatical knowledge?
 Jordi Fortuny (Universitat de Barcelona) 

10.30 - 11.00 - Obligatory complementizers and clause structure
 Dirk Bury (University College London)
coffee break

11.30 - 12.00 - What is a strong functional head?
 Jo�o Costa & Ana Maria Martins (Universidade 
 Nova de Lisboa & Univ. Lisboa)

12.00 - 12.30 - Categorial deficiency, head movement and phrase structure
 Phoevos Panagiotidis (Cyprus College)

12.30 - 13.00 - Auxiliary Verbs, V-to-I and the Temporal Domain
 Karen Zagona (University of Washington)


15.00 - 15.30 - The nominal feature of functional 
		 Abbas Benmamoun (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

15.30 - 16.00 - Lexical shells and the functional extended domain of spatial 
 M�ire Noonan (McGill University)

16.00 - 16.30 - Distribution of Number and Classifier in languages, 
 underspecification, and parametrization
 Abdelkader Fassi Fehri & Marie-Th�r�se Vinet (Mohammed V 
 University & Universit� de Sherbrooke, Canada)

coffee break

17.00 - 17.30 - Toward a simplified Agreement Field: evidence from Veneto
 Paolo Chinellato (University of Venice)

17.30 - 18.00- Alignment constraints and the word order relation between
 Subject Clitics in the Northern Italian Dialects and
 preverbal negation
 Cecilia Goria (Nottingham)

July 9

9.30 - 10.00 - Topic as an interpretive notion
 Heles Contreras (University of Washington)

10.00 - 10.30 - Interaction of Feature Assignment and Discourse Factors
 Olga Zavitnevich-Beaulac (Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al)

10.30 - 11.00 - Disagreeing on Agree: Agree, the EPP and super-raising
 Gerardo Fernandez Salgueiro (University of Michigan)

coffee break

11.30 - 12.00 - Thematic Structure and Functional Structure: evidence
 from ''verbal extensions''
 Federico Damonte (University of Padova)

12.00 - 12.30 - Constraints on Idiom Formation (in Brazilian Portuguese)
 Miriam Lemle, Aniela Improta Fran�a & Aleria Lage
 (Universidade Federal do Rio de 

12.30- 13.00 - Noun Incorporation, Root-derivation, and Null Objects in Italian
 Frederico Ghegin (University of Padova)


15.00 -15.30 - The Necessity of an Articulated Functional Domain: Evidence
 from the Acquisition of Functional Morphology in child Swahili
 Kamil Ud Deen (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)

15.30 - 16.00 - The Functional Domain of the Nominal System in CVC: the puzzle
 of Bare Nouns
 N�lia Alexandre & Nuno Soares (Universidade de Lisboa)

16.00 - 16.30 - TP in Capeverdean: an almighty functional projection?
 Fernanda Pratas (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

coffee break

17.00 - 17.30 - Multiple [+F] assignment and the theory of focus
 Aritz Irurtzun (EHU - Univ. Basque Country)

 17.30 - 18.00 - How far can we go without a focus projection in our syntax? 
 Evidence from Greek
 Stella Grillia (ULCL/Leiden University)

 18.00- 18.30 - Inherent Case Realization in Hungarian: a Reanalysis of 
 Anna Asbury (OTS/Utrecht University)


Discourse/semantics factors and functional categories: the case of
Russian multiple questions- Denis Liakin (Concordia University)
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