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LINGUIST List 16.2161

Thu Jul 14 2005

Confs: Semantics/Syntax/ Paris, France

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        1.    Patricia Cabredo Hofherr, 6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris

Message 1: 6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris
Date: 11-Jul-2005
From: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr <cabredoccr.jussieu.fr>
Subject: 6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris

6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris
Short Title: CSSP 2005

Date: 29-Sep-2005 - 01-Oct-2005
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.cssp.cnrs.fr/cssp2005/index_en.html

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

Invited Speakers:

Miriam Butt (U Konstanz)
Elisabet Engdahl (Göteborg University)
Georges Kleiber (U Marc Bloch-Strasbourg 2)
Angelika Kratzer (U Mass Amherst)
Henk van Riemsdijk (KUB, Tilburg).

CSSP welcomes papers combining empirical inquiry and formal explicitness. The conference aims at favouring comparisons between different theoretical frameworks.

CSSP 2005 will be held in Paris from September 29 - October 1st 2005.

Please find the provisional program below.
The program is also available at


Invited speakers:

Miriam Butt (U Konstanz)
Elisabet Engdahl (Göteborg University)
Georges Kleiber (U Marc Bloch-Strasbourg 2)
Angelika Kratzer (U Mass Amherst)
Henk van Riemsdijk (KUB, Tilburg)


Thursday September 29th, 2005

9h-9h15 Opening and Welcome

9h15-10h15 Invited speaker:
A. Kratzer (U. Mass. Amherst)
Building Middles and Passives: Variations on External Arguments

10h15-10h45: R. Pancheva (USC)
So Not a Degree Quantifier

10h45-11h15 Break

11h15-11h45: O. Matushansky (CNRS-U. Paris 8)
Why Rose is the Rose

11h45-12h15: G. Iordachioaia (U. Tübingen)
Event Readings of Numeral NPs

12h15-12h45: A. Mari (CNRS-ENST)
Linearizing Sets: Each Other

12h45-14h: Lunch

14h00-15h00 Invited speaker:
M. Butt (U. Konstanz)
The Dative-Ergative Connection

15h-15h30 I. Francez (Stanford U.)
Disentangling Goals from Recipients: Evidence from Hebrew

15h30-16h Break

16h-16h30: D. Kalluli (U. Vienna)
A Unified Analysis of Passives and Anticausatives

16h30-17h: T. Maekawa (U. Essex)
Configurational and Linearization-Based Approaches to Negative Inversion

17h-17h30: O. Fedorova & I. Yanovich (Moscow State U.)
Lexically Modifying Binding Conditions

17h30-18h: M. Dalrymple & I. Nikolaeva (Oxford U.)
Information Structure and Secondary Agreement

18h30 Reception

Friday, September 30th

9h-10h Invited speaker:
G. Kleiber (U. Strasbourg 2)
Sur la sémiotique des interjections

10h-10h30: J. Jayez (ENS Lyon) & A. Beaulieu-Masson (Fribourg U.)
What room for viewpoints?

10h30-11h Break

11h-11h30: A. Arregui (U. Ottawa)
Backtracking Counterfactuals and Iterated Modalities

11h30-12h: M. Schwager (U. Frankfurt)
Conditionalized Imperatives

12h-12h30: B. Spector (ENS & U. Paris 7)
Exhaustive Interpretations: What to Say and Not to Say

12h30-14h: Lunch

14h-15h Invited speaker:
E. Engdahl (U. Göteborg)
Information packaging in questions

15h-15h30: B. Reese (U. Texas, Austin)
The Meaning and Use of Negative Polar Interrogatives

15h30-16h Break

16h-16h30: C. Beyssade (CNRS-EHESS-ENS) & J.-M. Marandin (CNRS-Paris 7)
Basic Illocutionary Forces

16h30-17h: H. Zeijlstra (U. Tübingen)
The Ban On True Negative Imperatives

17h-17h30: M. Pak, P. Portner, & R. Zanuttini (Georgetown U.)
What Korean Promissives Tell Us About Jussive Clause Types

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

9h-10h Invited speaker:
H. van Riemsdijk (KUB, Tilburg)
Horn amalgams as grafts

10h-10h30: E. Potsdam (U. Florida)
The Clausal Typing Hypothesis and Optional Wh-Movement in Malagasy

10h30-11h Break

11h-11h30: J. Rett (Rutgers U.)
Pronominal vs. Determiner Wh-Words: Evidence from the Copy Construction

11h30-12h: N. Elouazizi (U. Leiden)
Wh-Movement Asymmetries and Anti-Connectivity Effects in Berber Clefts

12h-12h30: H. Obenauer (CNRS-U. Paris 8)
Nonstandard Interrogatives: Sentence Types, Split CP, and Simplicity in Syntax


A. Abeillé (U. Paris 7)
La notion de coordination lexicale

O. Gayet (INALCO)
Interférence entre ordre des mots et prosodie dans les interrogations fermées en russe moderne

J. Gouguet (U. Paris 7)
Adverbials in Mandarin Argument Structure

O. Matushansky (CNRS-Paris 8) & E. Ruys (U. Utrecht)
Best regards

E. McCready (U. Texas, Austin)

M. Sailer (U. Göttingen)
Neg-Raising in an Underspecified Semantics Framework

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