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Thu Jun 05 2008

Confs: Slavic Subgroup, General Linguistics/USA

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Message 1: Slavic Linguistics Society
Date: 04-Jun-2008
From: Daniel Collins <collins.232osu.edu>
Subject: Slavic Linguistics Society
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Slavic Linguistics Society
Short Title: SLS

Date: 10-Jun-2008 - 12-Jun-2008
Location: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Contact: Daniel Collins
Contact Email: collins.232osu.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Meeting Description:

The Third Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society will take place
at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 10-12, 2008. The
conference is open to papers in all fields and theoretical approaches,
devoted to any aspect of the synchronic and/or diachronic analysis of one
or more Slavic languages.

Third Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society (SLS-3)
Columbus, Ohio, June 10-12, 2008
Program

Sponsors
College of Humanities, The Ohio State University
Colleges of the Arts and Sciences Office of the Executive Dean, The Ohio State
University
Center for Slavic and East European Studies, The Ohio State University
Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University
Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State
University
Kenneth E. Naylor Professorship in South Slavic Linguistics
Paisii Hilendarski Endowment

Organizing Committee
Daniel E. Collins (Ohio State University)
Brian D. Joseph (Ohio State University)
Andrea D. Sims (Northwestern University/Ohio State University)

Book Exhibitors (186 Hagerty)
Beech Stave Press
John Benjamins Publishing Co.
Ohio Slavic Papers
Ohio State University Press
Oxford University Press
Slavica Publishers
University of Michigan Press
Plus books donated from Ohio State professors' libraries (proceeds to benefit
the TALVI Fund for graduate student travel)

The Organizing Committee would like to express its deep gratitude to
Dean John Roberts, College of Humanities
Executive Dean Jacqueline Jones Royster, Colleges of the Arts and Sciences
Mr. Lance Erickson, Assistant Director, Center for Slavic and East European Studies
Dr. Elizabeth Hume-O'Haire, Chair, Department of Linguistics
Ms. Karen Nielsen, Department of Slavic and East European Languages
Ms. Linda Milbourne, Department of Slavic and East European Languages
Dr. Steven Franks, Indiana University
Mr. Tom Babcock, Foreign Language Center
Ms. Karen Sobul, Foreign Language Center

Tuesday, June 10

8:00-10:45
Registration
Hagerty Lobby

9:00
Conference Opening
180 Hagerty
Brian D. Joseph, Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics and Kenneth
E. Naylor Professor of South Slavic Linguistics
John Roberts, Dean of the College of Humanities
Daniel E. Collins, Chair, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and
Literatures

9:30-10:30
Parallel Sessions I

Ia
Language and Mentality
180 Hagerty
Chair: Vladimir Manakin (University of Illinois at Chicago/Zaporizhzhia National
University)

9:30-10:00
Andrew J. Kier (Ohio State University), The Power of Words in Medieval Slavia
Orthodoxa
10:00-10:30
Elena Koudinova (San Antonio, Texas), Heads or Tails: Clarifying Cultural Choices

Ib
Cognitive Linguistics
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Mark Nuckols (Ohio State University)

9:30-10:00
Eugenia Antić (University of California, Berkeley), Russian Verbal Prefixes and
Bare Accusatives: A Cognitive Treatment
10:00-10:30
Masako U. Fidler (Brown University), Associative Links between Suffixes and
Onomatopoeia in Czech

10:30-10:45
Break
Hagerty Lobby

10:45-11:45
Plenary Session
180 Hagerty
Lenore Grenoble (University of Chicago), Syntax as a Collaborative Enterprise:
Evidence from Russian Conversation

11:45-1:15
Lunch

1:15-2:45
Parallel Sessions II

IIa
Issues in Slavic Syntax 1
180 Hagerty
Chair: Anton Zimmerling (Moscow State University of Humanities/Russian State
University of Humanities)

1:15-1:45
Oksana Skorniakova (Ohio State University), Dative ''Subjects'' in the Light of
Thematic Proto-Roles and Argument Selection
1:45-2:15
Vasil Mostrov (University of Lille 3), Syntactic features of Inalienable
Possession in the French ''have +SC'' and the Bulgarian ''be with'' structures
2:15-2:45
E. Allyn Smith (Ohio State University), Multiple Compared Correlations in
Serbo-Croatian

IIb
Russian Morphosyntax
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Lenore Grenoble (University of Chicago)

1:15-1:45
Natalie D. Mauser Carter (Ohio State University), Synchronic Usage of the
Partitive Genitive in Russian
1:45-2:15
Jens Nørgård-Sørensen (University of Copenhagen), Animacy as the dominant
grammatical category of the noun in modern Russian
2:15-2:45
S. Spencer Robinson (Ohio State University), Revisiting Timberlake: A Look at
the Role of Word Order in Genitive of Negation in Russian

2:45-3:00
Break
Hagerty Lobby

3:00-4:30
Parallel Sessions III

IIIa
Grammatical and Lexical Aspect
180 Hagerty
Chair: Larysa Stepanova (Ohio State University)

3:00-3:30
George Rubinstein (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Aspectual
Clusters of Russian Sound Verbs
3:30-4:00
Jadwiga Stawnicka (University of Silesia), ''?????????-????????????????????
????????? Aktionsarten ? ??????? ? ???????? ??????''
4:00-4:30
Andrei A. Gorbov (St. Petersburg State University), Aktionsarten (Sposoby
Dejstvija) and Lexical Aspect in Russian

IIIb
Historical Syntax
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Brian Joseph (Ohio State University)

3:00-3:30
M. Arantxa Martin-Lozano (Ohio State University), Presentational Sentences in
Old Church Slavonic and New Testament Greek
3:30-4:00
Krzysztof Migdalski (University of Connecticut), Diachronic motivation for the
existence of two forms of perfective auxiliaries in Polish
4:00-4:30
Olga M. Mladenova (University of Calgary), Did the Loss of Case Lead to the Rise
of the Definite Article in Bulgarian?

4:30-4:45
Break
Hagerty Lobby

4:45-6:45
Parallel Sessions IV

IVa
Clitics
180 Hagerty
Chair: Steven Franks (Indiana University)

4:45-5:15
Anton Zimmerling (Moscow State University of Humanities/Russian State University
of Humanities), The Emergence of 2nd-Position Clitics in Slavic and the Order of
Cliticization
5:15-5:45
Jirka Hana (Ohio State University), The Position of Czech Clitics
5:45-6:15
Bostjan Dvorak (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft), Petr Homola
(Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles University), and Krzysztof
Migdalski (University of Connecticut), Three Accounts of the 3rd Person Singular
in Slavic
6:15-6:45
E. Wayles Browne (Cornell University), Clitic Ordering in Vojvodina Rusinski

IVb
Balkan Linguistics
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Iliana Krapova (University Ca' Foscari of Venice)

4:45-5:15
Brian Joseph (Ohio State University), Scientific implications of Balkan glossonymy
5:15-5:45
Anastasia Smirnova (Ohio State University), Semantics of Embedded Tense in the
Balkan Subjunctive: A Comparative Analysis of Bulgarian and Albanian
5:45-6:15
Matthew C. Curtis (Ohio State University), Four of a Kind? Periphrastic Perfect
Formations in Southwestern Balkan Dialects
6:15-6:45
Elena Petroska (Indiana University), Evidentiality and Factivity in Macedonian

7:00
Reception
Faculty Club
Grand Ballroom

Wednesday, June 11

8:30-10:45
Registration
Hagerty Lobby

9:00-10:30
Parallel Sessions V

Va
Phonology of Boundaries
180 Hagerty
Chair: Miriam Whiting (Ohio State University)

9:00-9:30
Robert Daland (Northwestern University), Word Segmentation in Russian and
English: A Computational Comparison
9:30-10:00
Paula Orzechowska (Adam Mickiewicz University), Polish Morphotactics: Aspects of
Complexity
10:00-10:30
Paula Orzechowska and Marcin Kilarski (Adam Mickiewicz University), Word-final
Phonotactics and Gender Assignment in Polish and German

Vb
Historical Morphology
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Matthew Curtis (Ohio State University)

9:00-9:30
Kyongjoon Kwon (Harvard University), ''Verbal Pronouns'' in Old North Russian
9:30-10:00
Bill Darden (University of Chicago), N-infixed/suffixed Inchoatives in Balto-Slavic
10:00-10:30
James Pennington (Ohio State University), O tomu, o tom, or o tome? Enigmatic
Variability in the BCS Dative/Locative Masculine/Neuter Adjectival Ending

10:30-10:45
Break
Hagerty Lobby

10:45-11:45
Plenary Session
180 Hagerty
Henning Andersen (University of California, Los Angeles), Language Contacts in
Early Slavic and Baltic

11:45-1:15
Lunch

1:15-2:45
Parallel Sessions VI

VIa
Russian Semantics
180 Hagerty
Chair: Jadwiga Stawnicka (University of Silesia)

1:15-1:45
Alina Israeli (American University), Tautologies in Russian
1:45-2:15
Alexei Shmelev and Irina Levontina (Russian Academy of Sciences), Semantics of
Russian ''Parasitical Words''
2:15-2:45
Asya Pereltsvaig (Stanford University), Russian -nibud' Items as Dependent
Indefinites

VIb
Language Acquisition
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Maria Alley (Ohio State University)

1:15-1:45
Gordana Dobrovac (University of Zagreb), Case Acquisition in Croatian as a
Second Language: An Electrophysiological Investigation
1:45-2:15
Ludmila Isurin (Ohio State University), What Do Controls Control for?
Methodological Implications for Studies on L1 Attrition/ L2 Acquisition
2:15-2:45
Lydia Grebenyova (Baylor University), Multiple Interrogatives and Learnability

2:45-3:00
Break
Hagerty Lobby

3:00-5:00
Parallel Sessions VII

VIIa
Issues in Slavic Syntax 2
180 Hagerty
Chair: Jan Hajic (Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles University)

3:00-3:30
Christian T. Hilchey (University of Chicago), Realizations of the Predicate in
Czech Distributive Verbs
3:30-4:00
Zdenka Uresova (Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles
University), Diathesis and Transformations of Surface Expressions of Valency
Arguments
4:00-4:30
Hakyung Jung (Harvard University), Prepositional Complementizers as the Source
of Dative of Obligation
4:30-5:00
James E. Lavine (Bucknell University), On the Source of Accusative in Ukrainian
Impersonals

VIIb
Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Daniel E. Collins (Ohio State University)

3:00-3:30
Eva Eckert (Connecticut College), Community ''translation'' in the immigrant press
3:30-4:00
Robert Fojtik (Northwestern University), Semantics, Grammar and Homosexual
Identity in Post-Soviet Russia
4:00-4:30
Larysa Stepanova (Ohio State University), Surzhyk: It's All About Perception
4:30-5:00
Miriam Whiting (Ohio State University), Hybrids, WYSIWYGs, and Other Types of
Business Names in Tomsk, Russia

5:15
Slavic Linguistics Society Business Meeting
180 Hagerty

7:00
Conference Dinner
Hagerty Courtyard

Thursday, June 12

9:00-10:45
Registration
Hagerty Lobby

9:30-10:30
Parallel Sessions VIII

VIIIa
Issues in Slavic Syntax 3
180 Hagerty
Chair: E. Wayles Browne (Cornell University)

9:30-10:00
Miloje Despić (University of Connecticut), On the Structure of NP in
Serbo-Croatian: Evidence from Binding
10:00-10:30
Boźena Cetnarowska (University of Silesia), Agnieszka Pysz (Adam Mickiewicz
University), and Helen Trugman (Holon Institute of Technology), How Fixed is
Postnominal Position of Classificatory Adjectives in Polish?

VIIIb
Historical Phonology
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Christin Wilson (Ohio State University)

9:30-10:00
Christina Y. Bethin (Stony Brook University), How Akan'e Spreads: Perceptual
Salience and Language Change
10:00-10:30
Rachel Klippenstein (Ohio State University), Word-initial Consonant Clusters in
Albanian

10:30-10:45
Break
Hagerty Lobby

10:45-11:45
Plenary Session
180 Hagerty
Peter Culicover (Ohio State University), Syntactic Nuts, Core and Periphery, and
Universal Grammar

11:45-1:15
Lunch

1:15-3:15
Parallel Sessions VIII

IXa
Syntax of Subordinate Clauses
180 Hagerty
Chair: Boźena Cetnarowska (University of Silesia)

1:15-1:45
Iliana Krapova (University Ca' Foscari of Venice), Bulgarian Relative Clauses
with the Invariant Complementizer deto 'that'
1:45-2:15
Catherine Rudin (Wayne State College), On the ''Relative Marker'' -to
2:15-2:45
Bora Kim (Indiana University), Non-finite Complements in Russian and
Serbian/Croatian
2:45-3:15
Joanna Błaszczak (University of Potsdam), The End of the Extended Projection
Principle (EPP) ante portas?

IXb
Morphology
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Andrea Sims (Northwestern University/Ohio State University)
1:15-1:45
Gil Rappaport (University of Texas), Toward a Multi-Level Theory of Slavic
Morphology: Examining the Construct of an Inflectional Class
1:45-2:15
Elena Boudovskaia (Columbia University), I-stem Pluralia Tantum Nouns as a New
Declension Class in the Transcarpathian Ukrainian Dialects
2:15-2:45
Frank Y. Gladney (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), On Syncretism in
Czech Nominal Declension
2:45-3:15
Angelo Costanzo (Ohio State University), Slavic Influence on Balkan-Romance
Conjugational Class Systems

3:15-3:30
Break
Hagerty Lobby

3:30-5:00
Parallel Sessions X

Xa
WH-Questions
180 Hagerty
Chair: Peter Culicover (Ohio State University)

3:30-4:00
Steven Franks (Indiana University) and Nina Rojina (University of Geneva),
Idiosyncrasies of Russian kakogo čerta 'Why the Hell'
4:00-4:30
Natalia Kondrashova (University of Michigan), Negated WH-items in Russian:
Semantic and Syntactic Puzzles
4:30-5:00
Vedrana Mihalicek (Ohio State University), Processing Explanations of
Superiority Effects and the Order of WH-phrases in Serbo-Croatian

Xb
Historical Semantics and Lexicography
100 Mendenhall
Chair: Lauren Ressue (Ohio State University)

3:30-4:00
Per Ambrosiani (Umeå University), Multilingual toponyms in North-West Russia
4:00-4:30
Daniel Collins (Ohio State University), Living to Fight Another Day: On the
Semantic History of Slavic vĕkъ
4:30-5:00
Vladimir Manakin (University of Illinois at Chicago/Zaporizhzhia National
University) and Natalya Manakina (Zaporizhzhia National University), Slavic
Contrastive Lexicology as a Subject of Study

Conference Closing
180 Hagerty
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