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LINGUIST List 16.3370

Wed Nov 23 2005

Confs: Morphology/Syntax/Phonology/Paris, France

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        1.    Patricia Cabredo Hofherr, Feature Geometries: From Phonology to Syntax

Message 1: Feature Geometries: From Phonology to Syntax
Date: 23-Nov-2005
From: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr <cabredoccr.jussieu.fr>
Subject: Feature Geometries: From Phonology to Syntax

Feature Geometries: From Phonology to Syntax

Date: 03-Dec-2005 - 03-Dec-2005
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://umr7023.free.fr/journee_traits.html

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Phonology; Syntax

Meeting Description:

This workshop brings together different views of hierarchical organisation of formal features in phonology and syntax.


Feature geometries : from phonology to syntax

Saturday December 3rd, 2005

Conference room, 5th floor
Locaux de la Fédération TUL
44 rue de l'Amiral Mouchez
75014 Paris

For the access code to the building, please send an email to

This workshop is organised by the UMR 7023 /Paris 8 et
and the Program 4 of the Fédération Typologie et universaux linguistiques, CNRS FR 2559.


9:30 - 10:20
Nick Clements (CNRS / Sorbonne-Nouvelle )
The Role of Features in Phonological Inventories

Coffee break

10:40 - 11:30
Tobias Scheer (CNRS / Univ. Nice)
Subsegmental arboreal structure:
why it exists and alternative ways of doing the same job

Coffee break

Elisabeth Ritter (Calgary)
Ambiguity, generality and the formalization of person and
number features


Mauro Tosco (Università di Napoli ''L'Orientale'')
Feature geometry and diachrony: subject clitics in Cushitic and Romance

Philip Miller (Lille 3 - SILEX)
Locality and the geometry of feature structures in HPSG

Coffee break

Alec Marantz (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)
Feature Geometry and the Syntax of Merge

David Pesetsky (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)
Agreement and Theta-marking

Supporting institutions:
Laboratoire Structures Formelles du Langage (UMR7023)
Conseil scientifique de l'Université Paris 8
École doctorale Cognition - Langage - Interaction (U Paris 8)
Projet Architecture de la Phrase, Programme 4 de la

Fédération ''Typologie et universaux linguistiques'', CNRS FR 2559

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