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LINGUIST List 16.3111

Fri Oct 28 2005

Calls: General Ling/Germany;General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Monika Rathert, QP Structure, Nominalizations, and the Role of DP
        2.    Lukasz Abramowicz, Penn Linguistics Colloquium 30

Message 1: QP Structure, Nominalizations, and the Role of DP
Date: 25-Oct-2005
From: Monika Rathert <m.rathertmx.uni-saarland.de>
Subject: QP Structure, Nominalizations, and the Role of DP

Full Title: QP Structure, Nominalizations, and the Role of DP
Short Title: QP/nom/DP

Date: 16-Dec-2005 - 17-Dec-2005
Location: Saarbruecken, Germany
Contact Person: Monika Rathert
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/rathert/workshop/program.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2005

Meeting Description:

This international workshop on 'QP structure, Nominalizations, and the role of DP' takes place in Saarbruecken at the Center for Language Research and Technology, 16-17 December 2005. It is organized by Anastasia Giannakidou(University of Chicago, Department of Linguistics) and Monika Rathert(Universitaet des Saarlandes, German Department). The workshop is financed by the German Research Foundation DFG (GZ 4851-179-05).


Friday, 12/16/05
09.00-09.40 Anastasia Giannakidou & Monika Rathert: Opening
09.40-10.20 Lisa Matthewson: Some other St'át'imcets quantifiers
10.20-11.00 Artemis Alexiadou: On the role of syntactic locality in morphological processes: the case of Greek nominals
11.20-12.00 Manfred Bierwisch: Effects and Conditions of Nominalization
12.00-12.40 Frans Zwarts: t.b.a.
14.10-14.50 Urtzi Etxeberria: Contextually restricted quantification in Basque
14.50-15.30 Veronika Ehrich: Constraints on Eventivity for Nouns and Nominalizations
15.50-16.30 Angelika Kratzer: What can domain widening do to a quantifier?
16.30-17.10 Manfred Krifka: t.b.a.
17.10-17.50 Kook-Hee Gil & George Tsoulas: Quantification, The Nominal Mapping Parameter, and DP structure in Korean and Japanese

Saturday, 12/17/05
09.00-09.40 Lisa Cheng: The quantificational structure in Chinese
09.40-10.20 Hagit Borer: The name of the adjective
10.40-11.20 Heidi Harley: The count/mass properties and event types of deverbal and underived nPs in English
11.20-12.00 Helen de Hoop: Argument strength
12.00-12.40 Fritz Hamm: t.b.a.
14.10-14.50 Tom Roeper: Passive nominalizations, Covert Movement, and Edge Features
14.50-15.30 Louise McNally: Properties, entity correlates of properties, and existentials
15.30-16.10 Roberto Zamparelli: t.b.a.
16.30-17.10 Tal Siloni: Nominal Voices
17.10-17.50 Luisa Marti: Contextual Restrictions on Indefinites: Spanish algunos vs. unos


We strongly encourage participants to pre-register by December 1st, 2005, after which time full registration fees will be charged.

Pre-registration: faculty 40 Euro, students/low income 30 Euro

On-site registration: faculty 50 Euro, students/low income 40 Euro

You can pre-register by sending an e-mail to m.rathertmx.uni-saarland.de. Please enter as the subject of your mail ''pre-registration QP/nom/DP'' and include in the body-text your name and affiliation.

Payment may be made by bank transfer:
Account number: 72 74 76 464
Bank code: 440 100 46 (Postbank Dortmund)
Recipient: ''Rathert, Sonderkonto DFG-Mittel''

On site registration: Starts at 8.00 a.m. at the morning of the first day (December 16th) in the lobby of the Center for Language Research and Technology (building C74 on campus). We can only accept cash payment!

Travel and accommodation information is available on the workshop web site (http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/rathert/workshop/program.html) which will be updated regularly. For further information, please send an email to m.rathertmx.uni-saarland.de.


In addition to the talks, there is room for poster presentations. Please send your poster abstract (not more than 2 pages) via email to m.rathertmx.uni-saarland.de. Deadline for poster abstracts: November 15th 2005.

Message 2: Penn Linguistics Colloquium 30
Date: 24-Oct-2005
From: Lukasz Abramowicz <lukaszababel.ling.upenn.edu>
Subject: Penn Linguistics Colloquium 30

Full Title: Penn Linguistics Colloquium 30
Short Title: PLC30

Date: 24-Feb-2006 - 26-Feb-2006
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact Person: Lukasz Abramowicz
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2005

Meeting Description:

We are very happy to announce that the 30th Penn Linguistics Colloquium will take place in Philadelphia between the 24th and 26th of February 2006 (Friday-Sunday).

The 30th Penn Linguistics Colloquium:
Second Call for Papers

The 30th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium will take place February 24-26, 2006 at the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia.

Keynote address:
Pauline Jacobson (Brown University): Direct Compositionality and Variable Free Semantics: Taking the Surprise out of ''Complex Variables''

Special session:
David Embick & Rolf Noyer (Penn): Distributed Morphology

Papers on any topic in linguistics and associated fields are welcome. We particularly encourage submissions of work done in the Distributed Morphology framework. The session on DM - scheduled for Friday afternoon - will feature an extended introductory lecture, followed by paper presentations and discussion. If you wish to be considered for this session, please include DM in the 'keywords' field on the submission form.

Speakers will have 20 minutes for their presentations and 5 minutes for discussion and questions.

Deadline: Abstracts are due Tuesday, November 15, 2005. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be given by Monday, January 16, 2006.

Length: Please limit abstracts to one page, single- or double-spaced. An additional page may be used for references, tables, and examples. Do not include your name or affiliation within the abstract.

Format: To facilitate the review process, please submit your abstract as a .pdf file. If you cannot create .pdf files, you may submit a .doc, .rtf, or .txt file, and we will convert it for you. However, since phonetic fonts are not likely to output correctly, we ask that you set up a legend using standard ASCII characters.

Submission: An online abstract submission form is available at the PLC website: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/plc30/

Proceedings: Conference proceedings will be published as a volume of the Penn Working Papers in Linguistics. Speakers will be invited to provide camera-ready copies of their papers after the Colloquium.

Email plc30ling.upenn.edu
Visit http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/plc30/

Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Department of Linguistics
619 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

This event is supported by funding from GSAC, the Graduate Student Association Council of University of Pennsylvania.

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