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LINGUIST List 17.2479

Tue Sep 05 2006

Confs: Syntax,Phonology,Morphology/USA

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        1.    Karlos Arregi, 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic


Message 1: 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic
Date: 01-Sep-2006
From: Karlos Arregi <karlosuiuc.edu>
Subject: 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic



37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society
Short Title: NELS 37


Date: 13-Oct-2006 - 15-Oct-2006
Location: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
Contact: Karlos Arregi
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.nels.uiuc.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, NELS 37 (N37S)

Including a General Session, a Poster Session, and Special Sessions on Syntactic Theory and Psycholinguistics, and the Phonology and Morphology of Pidgins and Creoles

October 13-15, 2006
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

NELS 37 PROGRAM AND INFORMATION

The NELS 37 Program, registration and updated information is available at the conference website at:

http://www.nels.uiuc.edu

NELS 37 PROGRAM

FRIDAY, October 13

9:30-11:00 MAIN SESSION 1: SYNTAX

Seungwan Ha, Boston University: Contrastive Focus: Licensor for Right Node Raising

Youngju Choi & James Yoon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Argument Cluster Coordination and Constituency Test (Non-)Conflicts

Kirsten Gengel, University of Stuttgart: Phases and Ellipsis

11:30-1:00 MAIN SESSION 2: SYNTAX/SEMANTICS

Koji Kawahara, University of York: A New Perspective on Japanese Sika-Nai Constructions

Masahiko Aihara, University of Connecticut: Japanese Superlative Constructions: Evidence for 'est'-movement

Yoichi Miyamoto, Osaka University: On Locative Empty Pronouns and Anti-Quantifier Zutsu in Japanese

2:30-3:30 INVITED SPEAKER

Norval Smith, University of Amsterdam: Creole phonology: No such discipline, but what a lot you can learn from it!

3:45-5:15 SPECIAL SESSION: PHONOLOGY & MORPHOLOGY OF PIDGINS & CREOLES

Sharon Gerlach, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities: A constraint-based analysis of coda consonant reflexes in Haitian Creole

Tonjes Veenstra, ZAS Berlin: Verb Allomorphy in French-related Creoles

Viviane Deprez, Rutgers University/ISC: On the structuring role of grammaticalized morpho-syntactic features

5:30-6:30 POSTER SESSION 1

Aaron F. Kaplan, University of California, Santa Cruz: Licensing and Noniterative Harmony in Lango

Nayoung Kwon, University of California, San Diego: Case Marking Signals more than Structure Building: Processing Evidence from Korean Double Nominative Constructions

Miok Pak, Paul Portner & Raffaella Zanuttini, Georgetown University: Agreement and the Subjects of Jussive Clauses in Korean

Aniko Csirmaz, Carleton College: Durative adverbs: peculiarities and implications

Keun Young Shin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Quantified Noun Phrases in a Head-Final Language

Jon Nissenbaum, McGill University: Decomposing Resultatives: Two kinds of restitutive readings with Again

Gabriella Tóth, University of Szeged: Some Remarks on the Functional Domain of Small Clauses

Kristín Jóhannsdóttir & Lisa Matthewson, University of British Columbia: Future in a supposedly tenseless language

Laura Rimell, New York University: Split Antecedents in VP Ellipsis

Bernhard Schwarz, McGill University: Reciprocal equatives

Jonathan Brennan, New York University: Only, Finally

6:30-7:30 INVITED SPEAKER

Elisabeth Selkirk, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: Spellout, phrase stress, and the prosodization of verbs

SATURDAY, October 14

Main sessions 3 and 4 are held in parallel

9:30-11:00 MAIN SESSION 3: PHONOLOGY (parallel)

Elliott Moreton, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Phonotactic Learning and Phonological Typology

Jeffrey Heinz, University of California, Los Angeles: Learning Unbounded Stress Systems Via Local Inference

Lisa Siozaki, University of Massachusetts, Amherst : Category and Position as Correlates in Determining Patterns of Default Accentuation in Japanese: Evidence from Nonce Words

9:30-11:00 MAIN SESSION 4: SYNTAX (parallel)

Susi Wurmbrand, University of Connecticut: wollP: Where syntax and semantics meet

Xuan Di, Universitetet i Tromsø: Syntactic Evidence for Tense Heads in Mandarin Chinese (Beijing Dialect)

Shin Fukuda, University of California, San Diego: The projection of telicity in Vietnamese

Main sessions 5 and 6 are held in parallel

11:30-1:00 MAIN SESSION 5: PHONOLOGY (parallel)

Andrew Martin, University of California, Los Angeles: The Correlation of Markedness and Frequency: Emergent or Innate?

Adam Wayment, Luigi Burzio, Donald Mathis & Robert Frank, Johns Hopkins University: Harmony versus Distance in Phonetic Enhancement

Kazutaka Kurisu, Kobe College Weak Derived Environment Effect

11:30-1:00 MAIN SESSION 6: SYNTAX (parallel)

Eric Mathieu, University of Ottawa: The syntax of abstract and concrete finals in Ojibwe

Andrew Koontz-Garboden, Stanford University: Monotonicity at the lexical semantics-morphosyntax interface

Florian Schäfer, University of Stuttgart: Middles as Voiced Anticausatives

2:30-3:30 INVITED SPEAKER

J. Kathryn Bock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Reaching Agreement

3:45-5:15 SPECIAL SESSION: SYNTACTIC THEORY & PSYCHOLINGUISTICS

Keir Moulton, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: Small Antecedents: Syntax or Pragmatics?

Christina Kim, University of California, Los Angeles: Structural and Thematic Information in Sentence Production

Elsi Kaiser, University of Southern California, Jeffrey T. Runner, Rachel S.Sussman & Michael K. Tanenhaus, University of Rochester: The real-time interpretation of pronouns and reflexives: Structural and non-structural information

5:30-6:30 POSTER SESSION 2

Gwanhi Yun, University of Arizona & Defense Language Institute: Phonologically-conditioned Gestural Overlap

Andrea Cattaneo, New York University: Italian Null Objects and Resultative/Depictive Predication

Miguel Rodríguez-Mondoñedo, University of Connecticut: A [person] restriction on the Definiteness Effect in Spanish

Ileana Paul, University of Western Ontario: Great coffee, that Maxwell House!

Roberta D'Alessandro & Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge: Movement and agreement in Italian past participles and spell-out domains

Tomoyuki Yabe, CUNY Graduate Center: Applicative Constructions and the Remerge of a Functional Preposition

Candice Cheung Chi Hang, University of Southern California: An ATB account of Chinese bare conditionals

Miki Obata, University of Michigan: How Well Features Match: On the Disappearance of Superiority Effects

Chyan-an Arthur Wang, New York University: Sluicing and Resumption

Stefan Hinterwimmer, Humboldt University of Berlin: If vs. when, wenn vs. als: microvariation in the semantics of conditional and temporal complementizers in English and German

Oana Savescu Ciucivara, New York University: Hungry Experiencers

6:30-7:30 INVITED SPEAKER

Peter Lasersohn, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Relative Truth, Speaker Commitment, and Control of Implicit Arguments

8:00 DINNER

SUNDAY, October 15

10:00-11:00 INVITED SPEAKER

Sandra Chung, University of California, Santa Cruz: Verbs of Existence and the Definiteness Effect

Main sessions 7 and 8 are held in parallel

11:30-1:00 MAIN SESSION 7: SEMANTICS (parallel)

Youri Zabbal, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: A Semantics for Free Choice Indifference in French

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin, CNRS Paris VII & Alda Mari, CNRS Institut Jean Nicod: Constraints on quantificational domains: generic plural `des'-indefinites in French

Sarah Hulsey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: An argument from gapping for a Hamblin semantics for disjunction

11:30-1:00 MAIN SESSION 8: SYNTAX (parallel)

Seth Cable, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Wh-Fronting is a By-Product of Q-Movement: Evidence from Tlingit

Marijana Marelj, Utrecht University: A Left Branch Extraction Perspective on Bound Variables and Pronoun Insertion Strategy

Zeljko Boskovic, University of Connecticut: What will you have, DP or NP?

1:00-2:00 BUSINESS MEETING

ALTERNATE SPEAKERS

PHONOLOGY

Aaron F. Kaplan, University of California, Santa Cruz: Licensing and Noniterative Harmony in Lango

Gwanhi Yun, University of Arizona & Defense Language Institute: Phonologically-conditioned Gestural Overlap

SEMANTICS

Aniko Csirmaz, Carleton College: Durative adverbs: peculiarities and implications

SYNTACTIC THEORY & PSYCHOLINGUISTICS

Nayoung Kwon, University of California, San Diego: Case Marking Signals more than Structure Building: Processing Evidence from Korean Double Nominative Constructions

SYNTAX

Miok Pak, Paul Portner & Raffaella Zanuttini, Georgetown University: Agreement and the Subjects of Jussive Clauses in Korean

Andrea Cattaneo, New York University: Italian Null Objects and Resultative/Depictive Predication

Miguel Rodríguez-Mondoñedo, University of Connecticut: A [person] restriction on the Definiteness Effect in Spanish

Ileana Paul, University of Western Ontario: Great coffee, that Maxwell House!

Roberta D'Alessandro & Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge: Movement and agreement in Italian past participles and spell-out domains


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