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LINGUIST List 18.1313

Tue May 01 2007

Confs: Semantics,Syntax/Belgium

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        1.    Jeroen van Craenenbroeck, Alternatives to Cartography


Message 1: Alternatives to Cartography
Date: 01-May-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: < click here to access email >
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)
- 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 (CASTL, 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 Mappings
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 Quebec, Montreal) A solution to
the conceptual problem of Cartography
17.00-18.15 Invited speaker: Michal Starke (CASTL, 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 (CASTL, 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)
Varieties of INFL: TENSE, LOCATION, and PERSON
14.30-15.30 Angel J. Gallego (Universitat Autònoma 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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