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  1. staurou, Generative Linguistics in the Old World

Message 1: Generative Linguistics in the Old World

Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 07:08:52 -0500 (EST)
From: staurou <>
Subject: Generative Linguistics in the Old World

Generative Linguistics in the Old World 
Short Title: GLOW 

Date: 18-Apr-2004 - 21-Apr-2004
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Contact: Melita Stavrou
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 

Meeting Description:

The GLOW Conference will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in April
2004. The The GLOW Colloquium will take place from April 19 to April
21, preceded by three workshops on April 18. The theme of the
Colloquium is free. The three workshops will be on (1) Tense, Aspect,
Modality, (2) Theoretical approaches to language contact and (3)
Markedness in Phonology.

GLOW 27, Thessaloniki, Greece

Monday April 19

8.30-9.30 Gereon Mueller (IDS Mannheim)
Argument encoding and the order of elementary operations
9.30-10.30 Usama Soltan (College Park)
A Minimalist analysis of locative inversion constructions
10.30-11.30 Oeystein Nilsen (CASTL, Tromsoe)
The unquestionable ways of adverbs

11.30-12.00 Break

12.00-13.30 Noam Chomsky (MIT)

13.30-15.00 Lunch

15.00-16.00 Carlo Cecchetto (Siena) and Sandro Zucchi (Milan)
Why is Spec,CP on the right in sign languages?
16.00-17.00 Luis Vicente (Leiden)
Word order, clause structure, and movement operations in Basque

17.00-17.30 Break

17.30-18.30 Francesca del Gobbo (Venice)
On Chinese relative clauses and the restrictive vs. descriptive
18.30-19.30 Pascual Masullo (Pittsburgh) and Marcela Depiante (UNC
Gender is in the lexicon, number is in the syntax:
Evidence from nominal ellipsis in Spanish

Tuesday April 20

9.30-10.30 Rajesh Bhatt (Austin) and Roumyana Pancheva (USC)
Merge early and be weak, merge late and be strong
10.30-11.30 Sigrid Beck (Storrs) and Shin-Sook Kim (Frankfurt)
Intervention effects in alternative questions

11.30-12.00 Break

12.00-13.00 Elena Benedicto (Purdue)
Non-traditional uninterpretable D features in the verbal functional
domain: Parasitic D[class].
13.00-14.00 Henrietta Yang (Austin)
Classifiers and plurality in Mandarin NP

14.00-16.00 Lunch

16.00-17.00 Oeystein Alexander Vangsnes (CASTL, Tromsoe)
Rolling up the Scandinavian noun phrase
17.00-18.00 Rose-Marie Dechaine and Martina Wiltschko (UBC)
Dissolving Condition A

18.00-19.30 Business meeting

Dinner party

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Wednesday April 21

9.30-10.30 Idan Landau (Ben Gurion, Beersheba)
The local resolution of VP-fronting chains
10.30-11.30 Balazs Suranyi (Eoetvoes, Budapest)
Interaction of syntactic mechanisms in Q-interaction: A defense of QR

11.30-12.00 Break

12.00-13.00 Ching-Huei Teresa Wu (McGill)
The syntax of subject-orientation in resultatives
13.00-14.00 Jules Gouguet (Paris VII)
Verb copying and the linearization of event structure in Mandarin

14.00-16.00 Lunch

16.00-17.00 Susana Bejar (McGill) and Milan Rezac (Toronto)
Cyclic Agree
17.00-18.00 Hajime Ono (College Park)
Why doesn't English allow multiple exclamatives?

18.00-18.15 Break

18.15-19.15 Knut Tarald Taraldsen (CASTL, Tromsoe)
Locality, exceptional ECM and the *that-trace effect

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1. Elena Anagnostopoulou (Crete)
Holmberg's Generalization and locality
2. Anna Cardinaletti (Venice) and Ur Shlonsky (Geneva)
Clitic positions, restructuring and verbal representations in Italian
3. Marcel den Dikken and Ana Longenecker (CUNY)
Relating the predicate to its subject


Monday April 19

8.30-9.30 Diana Apoussidou and Paul Boersma (Amsterdam)
Comparing two OT-learning algorithms: A reanimation of Latin stress
9.30-10.30 Sylvia Blaho (CASTL, Tromsoe)
Featural faithfulness, feature geometry and privativity
10.30-11.30 Bert Vaux (Milwaukee) and Andrew Nevins (MIT)
The transparency of contrastive segments in Sibe:
Evidence for relativized locality

11.30-12.00 Break

12.00-13.30 Noam Chomsky

13.30-15.00 Lunch

15.00-16.00 Shinichiro Ishihara (Potsdam)
Focus intonation inside another: A Multiple Spell-Out account
16.00-17.00 Patrik Bye (CASTL, Tromsoe)
Evolutionary Optimality Theory (eOT) and the typology and diachrony of
Scandinavian pitch accent

17.00-17.30 Break

17.30-18.30 Tobias Scheer (Nice)

A better solution for extrasyllabicity than extrasyllabicity
18.30-19.30 Glyne Piggott (McGill)
Categorical constraints and the prosodic status of orphaned syllables

Fusa Katada (Waseda (Japan)) and Patricia Schneider-Zioga (Irvine)
Strengthening mora as the universal phonemic frame:
Evidence from atypical language

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