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LINGUIST List 17.2744

Mon Sep 25 2006

Confs: General Ling,Chinese,Mandarin,Japanese,Korean Lang/Canada

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        1.    Sarah Clarke, International Conference on East Asian Linguistics

Message 1: International Conference on East Asian Linguistics
Date: 24-Sep-2006
From: Sarah Clarke <sarah.clarkeutoronto.ca>
Subject: International Conference on East Asian Linguistics

International Conference on East Asian Linguistics
Short Title: ICEAL

Date: 10-Nov-2006 - 12-Nov-2006
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Yoonjung Kang
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/iceal

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto is pleased to
announce the upcoming International Conference on East Asian Linguistics,
which will be held from November 10-12, 2006. The conference will focus on
all aspects of formal linguistics of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean. In
additional to regular conference sessions, there will be a special session on

The preregistration deadline is October 27th. For information and
preregistration details, please visit the conference website at

Please contact Sarah Clarke (sarah.clarkeutoronto.ca) with any questions.

Invited Speakers:
Keynote speakers:
San Duanmu (University of Michigan)
Chung-hye Han (Simon Fraser University)
C.-T. James Huang (Harvard University)
Michael Kenstowicz (MIT)
Mamoru Saito (Nanzan University)
Jen Smith (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
John Whitman (Cornell University)

Student speaker:
Shigeto Kawahara (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Friday, November 10th, 2006

9:00-10:00 - Invited Speaker
Jennifer L. Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
'Modeling loanword adaptation: Evidence from Japanese'

10:00-10:15 - Coffee Break

10:15-11:45 - Parallel Sessions

Session A - Loanwords I

10:15-10:45 - Toshio Matsuura (Kyushu University)
'More evidence for a pseudo-compound analysis of loanwords: Word size
and tone in Nagasaki Japanese'

10:45-11:15 - Kang-kwong Luke & Chaakming Lau (University of Hong Kong)
'Loanword compression in Cantonese'

11:15-11:45 - Feng-fan Hsieh & Michael Kenstowicz (Massachusetts
Institute of Technology)'Phonetic knowledge in tonal adaptation: Chinese and
English loanwords into Tibetan'

Session B - Syntax I

10:15-10:45 - Takashi Nakajima (Toyama Prefectural University)
'Aktionsart as an interface condition in LVC'

10:45-11:15 - Hee-Don Ahn (Konkuk University) & Yongjoon Cho (University
of Southern Carolina)'Semantic identity vs. phonological identity: Some
implications for verb-less coordination in Korean'

11:15-11:45 - Lawrence Cheung (University of California at Los Angeles)
'Obligatory XP-raising in Cantonese: evidence from the dislocation focus

11:45-1:15 - Lunch

1:15-2:15 - Invited Speaker
San Duanmu, University of Michigan
'A two-accent model of Japanese word prosody'

2:15-3:15 - Parallel Sessions

Session A - Phonology

2:15-2:45 - Tsung-ying Chen (National Chung Cheng University)
'Revisiting Yantai Tone Sandhi'

2:45-3:15 - Ting Zeng (City University of Hong Kong)
'''Voicing''-tone interaction in Xiangxiang Chinese'

Session B - Plurals I

2:15-2:45 - Eugenia Suh (University of Toronto)
'Korean -tul 'plural' in Korean heritage language speakers'

2:45-3:15 - So-Young Park (University of Southern California)
'Plural marking in classifier languages: A case study of the so-called plural
marking -tul in Korean'

3:15-3:30 - Coffee Break

3:30-4:30 - Parallel Sessions

Session A - Korean Semantics

3:30-4:00 - Min-Joo Kim (Texas Tech University)
'Revisiting the relevancy condition on internally headed relatives in Korean'

4:00-4:30 - EunHee Lee & Jeongmi Choi, (State University of New York at
'Two 'now's in Korean'

Session B - Plurals II

3:30-4:00 - Xiaofei Zhang (Michigan State University)
'Associative plurals are not exceptional'

4:00-4:30 - Marie-Thérèse Vinet & Xiaoyan Liu (Université de Sherbrooke)
'Plurality in Chinese with a restricted class of noun-classifier word

4:30-5:30 - Invited Speaker
Chung-Hye Han, Simon Fraser University
'An experimental investigation into the placement of the verb in Japanese
and Korean'

Saturday, November 11th, 2006

9:00-10:00 - Invited Speaker
Shigeto Kawahara, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
'Phonetic naturalness and unnaturalness in Japanese loanword phonology'

10:00-10:15 - Coffee Break

10:15-11:45 - Parallel Sessions

Session A - Loanwords II

10:15-10:45 - Hyunsoon Kim (Hongik University)
'A feature-driven non-native percept in the loanword adaptation between
Japanese and Korean'

10:45-11:15 - Katrin Dohlus (Humboldt University of Berlin, Kobe University)
'Asymmetries in loanword adaptation: The role of perception'

11:15-11:45 - Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State University)
'Variable vowel adaptation in standard Mandarin loanwords'

Session B - Syntax II

10:15-10:45 - Li-jen Shih (Michigan State University)
'Sluicing and the base-generation positions of wh-phrases in Mandarin'

10:45-11:15 - Edith Aldridge (Northwestern University)
'Wh-in situ and the emergence of wh-variables in Chinese''

11:15-11:45 - Yasutada Sudo (University of Tokyo)
'Japanese Wh-doublets as metalinguistic variable

11:45-1:15 - Lunch Loanword Discussion

1:15-2:15 - Invited Speaker
John Whitman, Cornell University
'The origins of the Japanese verb conjugation classe

2:15-3:15 - Parallel Sessions

Session A - Japanese Semantics I

2:15-2:45 - Masahiko Aihara (University of Connecticut)
'The scope of '-est': Evidence from Japanese'

2:45-3:15 - J.-R. Hayashishita (University of Otago)
'Comparisons of deviation in Japanese'

Session B - Syntax III

2:15-2:45 - Seungwan Ha (Boston University)
'The VP spell-Out domain and scope rigidity'

2:45-3:15 - Sachie Kotani (University of Delaware)
'Contrastive set defined by phase'

3:15-3:30 - Coffee Break

3:30-4:30 - Parallel Sessions

Session A - Japanese Semantics II

3:30-4:00 - Hideaki Yamashita (Yokohama National University)
'On the interpretation and licensing of sika-NPIs in Japanese and the syntax-
prosody interface'

4:00-4:30 - Masakazu Kuno (Harvard University)
'Negation, focus and negative concord in Japanese'

Session B - Syntax IV

3:30-4:00 - Reiko Vermeulen (University College London)
'Licensing external possession in Korean'

4:00-4:30 - Minjeong Son (University of Tromsø)
'Directed motion and a non-predicative Path P in Korean'

4:30-5:30 - Invited Speaker
James Huang, Harvard University
'Analyticity: Variation and Change'

Sunday, November 12th, 2006

9:00-10:00 - Invited Speaker
Michael Kenstowicz & Chiyoun Park, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
'Laryngeal features and tone in Kyungsang Korean: a phonetic study'

10:00-10:15 - Coffee Break

10:15-11:45 - Parallel Sessions

Session A - Korean Phonology

10:15-10:45 - Alexei Kochetov (Simon Fraser University), Marianne Pouplier
(University of Edinburgh), Minjung Son (Yale University)
'Variability and gradience in Korean place assimilation'

10:45-11:15 - Lan Kim & John Alderete (Simon Fraser University)
'Why /h/ and aspirates are different in Korean'

11:15-11:45 - Stuart Davis (Indiana University) & Hyunsook Kang (Hanyang
'Paradigm uniformity and anti-correspondence in Korean: The case of word-
final [t]'

Session B - Syntax V

10:15-10:45 - Martha McGinnis (University of Calgary)
'A new look at Japanese and Korean scrambling'

10:45-11:15 - Michiya Kawai (Huron University College, University of
Western Ontario)
'Alleged small clauses in Japanese (that aren't)'

11:15-11:45 - Yasuyuki Fukutomi (Fukushima University)
'Japanese alternative questions and intervention effects in DP'

11:45-12:45 - Invited Speaker
Mamoru Saito, T.-H. Jonah Lin, Keiko Murasugi, Nanzan University
'N'-ellipsis and the structure of noun phrases in Chinese and Japanese'

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