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LINGUIST List 17.2761

Tue Sep 26 2006

Confs: General Ling,Chinese,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: 25-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 loanwords.

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 California)
'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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