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Mon Mar 26 2007

Confs: Psycholinguistics,Typology/USA

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Message 1: Recursion in Human Languages
Date: 22-Mar-2007
From: Dan Everett <dlevereilstu.edu>
Subject: Recursion in Human Languages


Recursion in Human Languages
Short Title: RecHuL

Date: 27-Apr-2007 - 29-Apr-2007
Location: Normal, Illinois, USA
Contact: Daniel Everett
Contact Email: dlevereilstu.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics; Typology

Meeting Description:

Recursion on Human Languages will feature presentations that address the
typology, psychology, formalization, and grammatical manifestations of
recursion in human languages.

Folks,

The final program for the conference on Recursion in Human Languages at
Illinois State University is given below. There is still time to register
for this conference. You may register online at:
http://www.peopleware.net/index.cfm?siteCode=2390&eventDisp=107recurs&CFID=6443099&CFTOKEN=47669966

The registration fee includes meals and transportation to and from hotels,
as well as coffee and snacks.

Recursion in Human Languages
Final Schedule

0900
Aravind Joshi, Penn: 'Does recursion in language work the same way as in
formal systems?'
?1000
Coffee
?1015
Hans-Joerg Tiede & Lawrence Stout, Illinois Wesleyan University:
'Recursion, infinity, and modeling'
?1050
Arie Verhagen, University of Leiden: 'What do you think is the proper
location of recursion? An empirical?exploration'
?1125
D. Terence Langendoen, National Science Foundation & University of Arizona:
'Are human languages transrecursive?'
?1200
Ljiljana Progovac, Wayne State University: 'Grammar without recursion:
implications for evolutionary studies'
?1235
LUNCH
?1335
Simon Levy, Washington & Lee University: 'Becoming recursive'
?1410
Ritva Laury, University of Helsinki, & Tsuyoshi Ono, University of Alberta:
'Recursion in conversation: what speakers of Finnish and Japanese know how
to do''
?1445
Anna Parker, University of Edinburgh: 'Was recursion the key step in the
evolution of the human language faculty?'
?1520
Coffee
?1535
Robert Futrelle, Northeastern University: 'Recursion in animal behavior:
the origin of recursion in human language'

1610
Amy Perfors, Josh Tennenbaum, Terry Regier, MIT: ' Hierarchical phrase
structure and recursion: A Bayesian exploration of learnability'
?1645 - 1745
Marianne Mithun, UCSB: A typology of recursion

Saturday, April 28

0900
Edward Gibson, MIT: Processing Recursive Structures
?1000
Coffee
?1015
Jeanette Sakel & Eugenie Stapert, University of Manchester: 'Possible
markers of embedding in Pirahã: evidence for?recursion?'
?1050
Eva Juarros-Daussá, University at Buffalo, SUNY: 'Lack of recursion in the
lexicon: the two-argument restriction'
?1125
Jan Koster, University of Groningen: 'Recursion and the lexicon'
?1200
Fred Karlsson, University of Helsinki: 'Empirically motivated constraints
on clausal recursion'
1235
Lunch
?1335
Alec Marantz, New York University: Recursion in Morphology
?1435
Yury Lander, Institute for Oriental Studies, Moscow, & Alexander Letuchiny,
Russian State University for the?Humanities: 'Kinds of recursion in Adyghe
morphology'

1510
Yoad Winter, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study: 'Recursion in the
semantics of coordination'
?1545
Harry Howard, Tulane University: 'Recursion and the computational modeling
of prefrontal cortex'
?1620
Bart Hollebrandse, University of Groningen, & Thomas Roeper, University of
Massachusetts: 'Recursion and propositional exclusivity'
?1655
Michael Wagner, Cornell University: 'Prosody and recursion in coordinate
structures and beyond'
?1730
Coffee
?1745
Laszlo Hunyadi, University of Debrecen, Hungary: 'Cognitive grouping and
prosodic recursion'
?1820 - 1920
D. Robert Ladd, Edinburgh: What would 'recursion' mean in phonology?

Sunday, April 29

0900
Daniel L. Everett, ISU: Cultural constraints on recursion
?1000
Coffee and snacks
?1020
Damir Cavar & Malgorzata E. Cavar, University of Zadar, Croatia: 'Inducing
recursion'
?1055
Vitor Zimmerer & Rosemary Varley, University of Sheffield: 'Recursive
syntax in patients with severe agrammatism'
?1130
James Rogers, Earlham College, & Marc Hauser, Harvard University:
'Potential distinguishing characteristics and human?aural pattern recognition'
?1205
Coffee

1220
Peter Harder, University of Copenhagen: ' Over the top: recursion as a
functional option'

1255
Geoffrey K. Pullum, UCSC: Recursion and the infinitude claim
?1355
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