Date: 22-Nov-2007 From: Sze-Wing Tang <teal4workshopgmail.com> Subject: International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics E-mail this message to a friend
International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics Short Title: TEAL-4
Date: 30-Dec-2007 - 30-Dec-2007 Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong Contact: Sze-Wing Tang Contact Email: teal4workshopgmail.com Meeting URL: http://www.teal.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/
The 4th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-4) will be held at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on December 30, 2007, as one of the core celebration activities and the finale for the University's 70th anniversary.
9:15-9:45 Mark Volpe (Kyushu University) ''Phonological and Semantic Asymmetries in Japanese Nominalizations: Implications for the Single Engine Hypothesis and the Decomposition of Roots''
9:45-10:15 Mamori Sugita (CUNY Graduate Center) ''The Semantics of Japanese Experiential -te iru''
10:15-10:45 Yicheng Wu (The University of Hong Kong) ''Common Verbs Are Uncommon: A Dynamic Account of Verbal Underspecification''
11:00-11:30 Chao Zhang (Shanghai Maritime University) ''Subject-resultative V-V Compounds in Mandarin and Japanese: Comparing with VP Serial Constructions''
11:30-12:00 Chi-Ming Louis Liu (National Tsing Hua University) ''Degree Modification of Adjectives in Mandarin Chinese''
12:00-12:30 Nai Fai Wong (Leiden University) ''Event Quantification, Maximality and the First Phase Syntax''
2:00-2:30 I-Pan Wan (National Chengchi University) ''Connectionism: Comparing Speech Error Patterns in Normals and Aphasics in Mandarin''
2:30-3:00 Hongyong Liu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) ''Free and Not-So-Free Demonstratives in Jingpo''
3:00-3:30 Chen-Sheng Liu (National Chiao Tung University) ''Dimension-denoting Classifiers in Taiwanese Compound Adjectives''
3:45-4:15 Lawrence Cheung (University of California, Los Angeles) ''Negation and Presupposition in Negative Wh-construction''
4:15-4:45 Satoshi Tomioka (University of Delaware) ''Intervention Effects in 'Why' Questions: A Presuppositional Account''
4:45-5:15 Gabriela Soare (University of Geneva) ''Cross-linguistic Typology of Question Formation and the Antisymmetry Hypothesis''
5:30-6:00 C.-T. James Huang (Harvard University) ''Closing Remarks''
Registration is now open for participants of TEAL-4. Please register by downloading the registration form from http://www.teal.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/ and email the completed form to teal4workshopgmail.com by November 30, 2007.