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LINGUIST List 18.592

Thu Feb 22 2007

Confs: Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics/USA

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        1.    Maziar Toosarvandani, 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics

Message 1: 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Date: 20-Feb-2007
From: Maziar Toosarvandani <mtoosarvandaniberkeley.edu>
Subject: 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics

26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Short Title: WCCFL 26

Date: 27-Apr-2007 - 29-Apr-2007
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Contact: Ange Strom-Weber
Contact Email: wccfl26berkeley.edu
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/wccfl26/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 26

Friday, 27 April 2007

9:00 Registration and coffee (371 Dwinelle Hall)

Phonology 1
10:00 Brett Hyde (Washington University): Bidirectional stress systems

10:30 Daniel Karvonen (University of Minnesota): Explaining nonfinality:
Evidence from Finnish

11:00 Matthew Gordon, Carmen Jany, Carlos Nash, and Nobutaka Takara (University
of California, Santa Barbara): Vowel sonority and coda weight

11:30 Adam Baker (University of Arizona), Jeff Mielke (University of Ottawa),
and Diana Archangeli (University of Arizona): More velar than /g/: Consonant
coarticulation as a cause of diphthongization

Syntax 1

10:00 Melita Stavrou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and Arhonto Terzi
(Technological Institue of Patras): Types of numerical nouns

10:30 Effi Georgala (Cornell University), Waltraud Paul (CRLAO EHESS), and John
Whitman (Cornell University): Expletive and thematic applicatives

11:00 Alexander Williams (University of Maryland): Word order in resultatives

11:30 Jaume Mateu (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona): Manner conflation in
causative constructions: A lexical-syntactic account

12:00 Lunch

Semantics 1
1:30 Yael Sharvit and Jon Gajewski (University of Connecticut): On the
calculation of implicatures

2:00 Daniel Büring (University of California, Los Angeles): The least 'at least'
can do

2:30 William McClure (Queens College/CUNY Graduate Center): Morpho-semantics of
the progressive

Syntax 2
1:30 Fabian Hack, Gereon Mueller, and Jochen Trommer (Universität Leipzig): A
phase-based approach to Scandinavian definiteness marking

2:00 Heejeong Ko (Seoul National University): Object scrambling on the Edge:
Evidence for VP as a spell-out domain

2:30 Barbara Citko (University of Washington): Missing: Labels in Minimalism

3:00 Break

Semantics 2
3:15 Dennis Ryan Storoshenko (Simon Fraser University): A bound-variable account
of the Korean reflexive 'caki'

3:45 Luis Alonso-Ovalle (University of Massachusetts, Boston): Counterfactuals,
correlatives, and disjunctive antecedents

4:15 Benjamin Bruening (University of Delaware): Let's get us a new theory: An
SE anaphor in English

Syntax 3
3:15 Hironobu Kasai (Harvard University): Linearizing rightward movement

3:45 Sjef Barbiers, Marika Lekakou, and Olaf Koeneman (Meertens Institute):
Syntactic doubling and the structure of chains

4:15 Theresa Biberauer (Cambridge University), Anders Holmberg (Newcastle
University), and Ian Roberts (Cambridge University): Structure and linearization
in disharmonic word orders

4:45 Break

5:00 Invited Speaker: Lyn Frazier (University of Massachusetts, Amherst): Title TBA

Saturday, 28 April 2007

8:00 Registration and coffee (371 Dwinelle Hall)

Syntax 4
9:00 Juhyeon Hwang (University of Illinios, Urbana-Champaign): Intervention
effects as NPI licensing intervention

9:30 Ezra Keshet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Telescoping and scope

10:00 Asaf Bachrach and Roni Katzir (Massachusetts Institute of Technology):
Antecedent Contained Deletion without QR

10:30 Martin Hackl (Pomona College): Processing evidence for QR: The case of
Antecedent Contained Ellipsis

Syntax 5
9:00 Omer Preminger (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Perfect domains

9:30 Shin Fukuda (University of California, San Diego): Two syntactic positions
for English aspectual verbs

10:00 Artemis Alexiadou (University of Stuttgart) and Elena Anagnostopoulou
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology/University of Crete): Structuring participles

10:30 Jason Kandybowicz (Swarthmore College): Edge features and perfect extraction

11:00 Break

11:15 Invited Speaker: Manfred Krifka (Humboldt University Berlin): Title TBA

12:15 Lunch

Phonology 2
2:00 Jonathan Howell (Cornell University): Second occurrence focus and the
acoustics of prominence

2:30 Arto Antilla (Stanford University): Phonological constraints on constituent

3:00 David Teeple (University of California, Santa Cruz): Prosody can outrank syntax

3:30 Iris Berent (Florida Atlantic University), Donca Steriade (Massachusetts
Institute of Technology), and Tracy Lennertz (Florida Atlantic University):
Speakers' sensitivity to the markedness of unattested onsets

Syntax 6
2:00 Gerardo Fernández-Salguiero (University of Michigan): On the structure of
TP coordination: Deducing the CSC and further unifying ATB and PG constructions

2:30 Abby Kaplan (University of California, Santa Cruz): The proper role of
movement and ellipsis in discontinuous coordination

3:00 Shoichi Takahashi (University of Massachusetts, Amherst/Tokyo University):
Variable binding in temporal adverbial clauses: Evidence from ellipsis

3:30 Jereon van Craenenbroeck (CRISSP/Brussels) and Anikó Lipták (LUCL/Leiden
University): On the interaction between verb movement and ellipsis: New evidence
from Hungarian

4:00 Break

4:15 Vera Gribanova (University of California, Santa Cruz): Russian prefixes,
prepositions and palatalization in Stratal OT

4:45 Tobin Skinner (McGill University): Morphological optionality in
reduplication: a Lowering account

5:15 Alan Yu (University of Chicago): A general theory of infixation

5:45 Max Bane (University of Chicago): Quantifying and measuring morphological

Syntax 7
4:15 Jessica Clapp (University of Chicago): Right Node Raising: Evidence from
'rule interaction'

4:45 Remus Gergel (Universität Tübingen): How comparatives invert

5:15 Ken Hiraiwa (JSPS/University of Tokyo) and Adams Bodomo (Hong Kong
University/Stanford University): Object-sharing as symmetric sharing: Evidence
from serial verb constructions and predicate clefting

5:45 Àngel Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona): Residual object shift in

6:15 Cocktails

7:00 Dinner and party

Sunday, 29 April 2007

8:30-9:30 Registration and coffee (371 Dwinelle Hall)

Phonology 3
9:30 Fidele Mpiranya (University of Chicago): On selective harmony systems in
Bantu and the Kikongo solution

10:00 Michal Martinez (University of Southern California): When exceptions are
encoded at the segmental level

10:30 Elliot Moreton (University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill): Learning bias
as a factor in phonological typology

11:00 Ann Delforge (University of California, Davis): Gestural alignment
constraints and vowel devoicing in Andean Spanish

Syntax 8
9:30 Ji-yung Kim (Korea University) and Chungmin Lee (Seoul National
University): Why multiple clefts are disallowed

10:00 Cherlon Ussery (University of Massachusetts, Amherst): What it means to
Agree: The behavior of case and phi features in Icelandic control

10:30 Veronica Gerassimova and Peter Sells (Stanford University): Long-distance
dependencies in Tagalog: The case for raising

11:00 Josef Bayer and Ellen Brandner (Universität Konstanz): On wh-head-movement
and the Doubly Filled Comp Filter

11:30 Seth Cable (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Q-particles and the
nature of wh-fronting: Evidence from Tlingit

12:00 Lunch

1:30 Invited Speaker: Adam Albright (Massachusetts Institute of Technology):
Title TBA

2:30 Break

Semantics 3
2:45 Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Shoichi Takahashi
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst/Tokyo University): Direct comparisons:
Resurrecting the direct analysis of phrasal comparatives

3:15 Nicholas Fleisher (University of California, Berkeley): A crack at a hard
nut: Attributive-adjective modality and infinitival relatives

3:45 Laia Mayol (University of Pennsylvania): Exclamatives and Catalan 'Déu n'hi do'

4:15 Simona Herdan (University of Connecticut): A superlative theory of amount

Syntax 9
2:45 Arhonto Terzi (Technological Educational Institute of Patras): Locative
prepositions as modifiers of an unpronounced noun

3:15 Karsten Koch (University of British Columbia): Focus projection in
Nlhe7kepmxcin (Thompson River Salish)

3:45 Stephen Wechsler (University of Texas): A diachronic account of English
deverbal nominals

4:15 Dalina Kalluli (University of Munich/University of Vienna): There is
secondary predication in there-existentials

Room numbers will be announced at the conference.
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