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LINGUIST List 18.1354

Sat May 05 2007

Confs: General Ling/Spain

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Message 1: Workshop on Argument Structure and Syntactic Relations
Date: 03-May-2007
From: Susana Huidobro <shuidobromac.com>
Subject: Workshop on Argument Structure and Syntactic Relations


Workshop on Argument Structure and Syntactic Relations

Date: 23-May-2007 - 25-May-2007
Location: Vitoria-Gasteiz, the Basque Country, Spain
Contact: Susana Huidobro
Meeting URL: http://www.ehu.es/argumentstructure/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Argument Structure and Syntactic Relations
University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
May 23-25, 2007.

Wednesday, May 23.
9:30-9:55 Registration
9:55-10:00 Welcoming remarks: Prof. Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria

SESSION 1
10:00-11:00 Invited Speaker: John Bowers, Cornell University
''Argument Categories''

11:00-11:20 Coffee Break

SESSION 2
11:20-12:00 ''An L-syntax for Adjuncts''
Ángel Gallego, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

12:00-12:40 ''The Syntax of Argument Structure''
Leonard Babby, Princeton University

12:40-13:20 ''Unintentionally out of control''
Knut Tarald Taraldsen, University of Tromsø

13:20-15:30 Lunch

SESSION 3.
15:30-16:30 Invited Speaker: Beñat Oyharçabal, IKER-CNRS
''Argument Structure Building: Applicative and
Causative Heads in Basque''

16:30-17:10 ''A Principled Order to Postsyntactic Operations''
Karlos Arregi & Andrew Nevins,
Unviersity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign &
Harvard University.

Thursday, May 24.

SESSION 4.
09:30-10:30 Invited Speaker: Javier Ormazabal & Juan Romero
University of the Basque Country & University
of Extremadura
''The derivation of Dative Alternations''

10:30-11:10 ''Applicative structure and Mandarin ditransitives''
Waltraud Paul & John Whitman,
CRLAO, EHESS & Cornell University

11:10-11:30 Break

SESSION 5.
11:30-12:10 ''Icelandic Passives and Middles and the Structure of v''
Peter Svenonius, University of Tromsø

12:10-12:50 ''Argument Structure of Russian Adjectives''
Anna Grashchenkova & Pavel Grashchenkov,
Russian State University for Humanities &
Institute for Oriental Studies.

12:50-13:30 ''On the appearence of Figure-like arguments''
Paolo Lorusso, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

13:30-15:30 Lunch

SESSION 6
15:30-16:30 Invited Speaker: Hamida Demirdache, University of Nantes
''The present and the past in French Child
Language: Evidence for temporal
argument structure''

16:30-17:10 ''Nativist vs. Input-based Accounts of Verb Argument Acquisition:
The Case of
Hebrew''.
Sigal Uziel-Karl,
Haifa University & Kibbutzim College of
Education, Tel Aviv.

Friday, May 25
SESSION 7.
9:30-10:30 Invited Speaker: Jaume Mateu, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
''Aspect and Argument Structure in Auxiliary Selection''

10:30-11:10 ''Minimalist variability in the verb phrase''
Jonathan MacDonald, Valencia, Spain.

11:10-11:30 Break

SESSION 8.
11:30-12:10 ''Atelicity and anticausativization''
Sergei Tatevosov & Ekaterina Lyutikova,
Moscow State University

12:10-12:50 ''Nominalization, event, aspect, and argument structure: a syntactic
approach''
Petra Sleeman & Ana Maria Brito
ACLC, University of Amsterdam & Faculdade
de Letras da Universidade do
Porto; Centro de Linguística da
Universidade do Porto

12:50-13:00 Break

13:00-14:00 Invited Speaker: Gillian Ramchand, University of Tromsø.
''Selection and Conflation in Denominal Verbs''

Alternates:
''Aspectual composition in causatives''
Maria Babicheva & Mikhail Ivanov, Moscow State University.

''Existential/locative/possessive sentences revisited. Evidence from Polish
(Slavic)''.
Joanna Blaszczak, University of Potsdam, Germany


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