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Fri Nov 23 2007

Confs: General Linguistics/Hong Kong

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        1.    Sze-Wing Tang, International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics


Message 1: International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics
Date: 22-Nov-2007
From: Sze-Wing Tang <teal4workshopgmail.com>
Subject: International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics
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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/

Meeting Description:

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.

8:15-9:00
Registration

9:00-9:15
Opening

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''

10:45-11:00
Break

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''

12:30-2:00
Lunch

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''

3:30-3:45
Break

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''

5:15-5:30
Break

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.


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