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LINGUIST List 18.2860

Mon Oct 01 2007

Confs: General Linguistics/Canada

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        1.    Jason Brown, Workshop on Parts and Quantities


Message 1: Workshop on Parts and Quantities
Date: 30-Sep-2007
From: Jason Brown <jcbinterchange.ubc.ca>
Subject: Workshop on Parts and Quantities
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Workshop on Parts and Quantities

Date: 16-Nov-2007 - 16-Nov-2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Contact: Martina Wiltschko
Contact Email: wmartinainterchange.ubc.ca
Meeting URL: http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/mbarrie/pq.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Exploring cross-linguistic variation in the syntax and semantics of natural
language expressions that are used to refer to parts or quantities.

Workshop Workshop on Parts and Quantities
University of British Columbia
November 16, 2007: Buchanan Penthouse

Program

8:30-9:00
Registration

9:00-9:15
Opening remarks

9:15-10:00
Ileana Paul (Invited speaker)
University of Western Ontario
Quantification inside and outside the nominal domain in Malagasy

10:00-10:30
Huib Kranendonk
Utrecht University/UiL OTS
Universal Operators in the DP: a cross-dialectal inquiry

10:30-11.00
Niina Zhang
National Chung Cheng University
Expressions for exhaustivity

11.00-11:30
Coffee break

11:30-12:00
Etleva Vocaj
Université du Québec à Montréal
Le nombre des noms 'nus' en albanais et leur référence

12:00-12:30
Jason Brown
University of British Columbia
Doubled plurals and the syntax of words in Gitksan

12:30-1:00
Michael Barrie
University of British Columbia
A Microparametric approach to number

1.00-2.15
Lunch

2:15-3:00
Eric Mathieu (Invited speaker)
University of Ottawa
Is there a count/mass distinction in Ojibwe

3:00-3:30
Andrea Wilhelm
University of Victoria
The verbal expression of nominal quantities

3:30-4:00
Gillian Ramchand
University of Tromsö/CASTL
Nominal Quantity in direct object positions

3:30-4:00
Coffee break

4:30-5:15
Diane Massam (Invited speaker)
University of Toronto
Counting, classifiers, and number in Niuean

5:15-6:15
Workshop Discussion

8:00
Party at Martina Wiltschko's house


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