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LINGUIST List 18.1267

Thu Apr 26 2007

Confs: Semantics,Syntax/Belgium

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        1.    Jeroen van Craenenbroeck, Alternatives to Cartography

Message 1: Alternatives to Cartography
Date: 25-Apr-2007
From: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck <jeroen.vancraenenbroeckkubrussel.ac.be>
Subject: Alternatives to Cartography

Alternatives to Cartography
Short Title: BCGL2

Date: 25-Jun-2007 - 27-Jun-2007
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
Contact Email: jeroen.vancraenenbroeckkubrussel.ac.be
Meeting URL: http://www.kubrussel.ac.be/bcgl2

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The Center for Research in Syntax, Semantics and Phonology (CRISSP) in Brussels
and the Grammatical Models Group at Tilburg University are pleased to announce
the second Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics (BCGL 2). The theme of
this year's conference is Alternatives to cartography, and it will be held in
Brussels from June 25 till June 27, 2007.

Conference website: http://www.kubrussel.ac.be/bcgl2

Invited speakers:
- Ad Neeleman (UCL)
- Michal Starke (CASTL)
- Edwin Williams (Princeton University)
- Tanya Reinhart (UiL OTS/Tel Aviv University)
- Michael Wagner (Cornell University)

Second Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics: Alternatives to Cartography

Monday 25 June 2007

9.30 Registration
10.00-11.15 Invited speaker: Edwin Williams (Princeton University) There is no
alternative to Cartography
11.15-11.30 break
11.30-12.30 Ion Giurgea (Universite Paris 7) Linearization is not as simple as
it was thought to be
12.30-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.30 Angel J. Gallego (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) & Juan
Uriagereka (University of Maryland) Defective C
14.30-15.30 Josef Bayer & Ellen Brandner (University of Konstanz) On the
flexible nature of the Left Periphery
15.30-16.00 break
16.00-17.00 Klaus Abels (CASTLE, Tromsø) Some implications of Improper Movement
for Cartography
17.00-18.00 Omer Preminger (MIT) Perfect Domains

Tuesday 26 June 2007
08.30 Registration
09.00-10.15 Invited speaker: Ad Neeleman (UCL) T.B.A
10.15-10.30 break
10.30-11.30 Joao Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Cartography vs. Interface
11.30-12.30 Peter Ackema (University of Edinburgh) Restrictions on subject
extraction: A cartographic or a prosodic account
12.30-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.30 Markus Bader & Tanja Schmid (University of Konstanz) CAT meets GO:
A New Approach to Verb-Cluster Formation in German
14.30-15.30 Clemens Mayr (Harvard University) Stylistic Inversion as an Argument
for Specifiers on the Right
15.30-16.00 break
16.00-17.00 Denis Bouchard (Universite? du Que?bec, Montre?al) A solution to the
conceptual problem of Cartography
17.00-18.15 Invited speaker: Michal Starke (CASTLE, Tromsø) T.B.A

Wednesday 27 June 2007
9.30 Registration
10.00-11.15 Invited speaker: Michael Wagner (Cornell University) T.B.A
11.15-11.30 break
11.30-12.30 Peter Svenonius (CASTLE, Tromsø) Geology as an alternative to
Cartography: Emergent categories in the P domain
12.30-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.30 Elizabeth Ritter & Martina Wiltschko (University of Calgary)
14.30-15.30 Angel J. Gallego (Universitat Auto?noma de Barcelona) Inheritance
and Parametric Variation
15.30-16.00 break
16.00-17.00 Luis Lopez (University of Illinois,Chicago) Syntax and Information
Structure, uncharted
17.00-18.00 Natalia Slioussar (UiL-OTS, Utrecht & St.Petersburg State
University) Relational notions as an evidence for configurational approaches to IS

Alternate: Fatima Hamlaoui & Eric Mathieu (University of Ottawa) WH in situ and
WH movement at the syntax-phonology interface

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