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Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Message 1: Penn Linguistics Colloquium
From: Catherine Lai <laicbabel.ling.upenn.edu>
Subject: Penn Linguistics Colloquium
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Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Short Title: PLC 32
Date: 22-Feb-2008 - 24-Feb-2008
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Contact: Catherine Lai
Contact Email: plc32ling.upenn.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
The Penn Linguistics Colloquium is an annual conference organized by graduate
students in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. Our
invited speaker this year is Professor Sandra Chung from the University of
California, Santa Cruz. The special session is 'Prosody and its interfaces'.
The 32nd Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Feb 22-24, 2008
Friday, February 22, 2008
Special Session: Prosody and Its Interfaces
''Accounting for 'free Wackernagel elements': weakness without dependency''
Daniel Kaufman, Cornell University
''An interface approach to French wh-questions''
Fatima Hamlaoui & Eric Mathieu, University of Ottawa
''Syntactic vs. Intonational Focus Marking in Papiamentu''
Tara Sanchez,Vasser College
''Relativization, intonational phrases, and the left periphery of NP and CP''
Simona Herdan, University of Connecticut
Satoshi Tomioka, University of Delaware
''Intervention Effects in Focus''
Saturday, February 23rd
Session 1A: Syntax
Session 1B: Phonetics/Phonology
1A: ''Towards a finer-grained theory of Italian non-finite clausal
Paola Benincá & Christina Tortora, CUNY (College of Staten Island and The
1B: ''On the Influence of Phonetics, Phonology, and UG in Loanword Adaptation''
Charles B. Chang, University of California, Berkeley
1A: ''Selectional Asymmetries between CP and DP Suggest that the DP Hypothesis
Benjamin Bruening, University of Delaware
1B: ''L2 Nonword Recognition and the Phonotactic Constraints''
Anna Mikhaylova, University of South Carolina
1A: ''Tough-Movement and Nominalized Infinitives in French''
Marc Authier & Lisa Reed The Pennsylvania State University
1B: ''A Tale of Two Fricatives: Consonantal Contrast in Heritage Speakers of
Charles B. Chang, Erin Haynes, Russell Rhodes, & Yao Yao, University of
1A: ''Italian Reinforcers: DP-internal and left peripheral''
Marco Nicolis, Georgetown University
1B: ''Assessing Similarity Avoidance in the Evaluation of PIE Root Structure
Adam Cooper, Cornell University
Session 2A: Syntax/Semantics
Session 2B: Phonology
2A: ''What Differentiates Two Japanese Exhaustive Focus Particles?''
Sachie Kotani, University of Delaware
2B: ''A Stratal OT Approach to a Noun-Verb Asymmetry with respect to Opacity in
Jiwon Yun, Cornell University
2A: ''Logophoricity vs. Indexical shifting of person pronouns in Korean''
Hyuna B. Kim, University of Southern California
2B: ''Optimality Theory Constraint Demotion fails on plausible grammars''
Joshua Tauberer, University of Pennsylvania
2A: ''Long-Distance Scrambling, VP-Ellipsis and Scope Economy in Russian''
Svitlana Antonyuk-Yudina, SUNY, Stony Brook
2B: ''Sandhi Sans Derivation: Third Tone Patterns in Mandarin Chinese''
Vera Lee-Schoenfeld & Jason Kandybowicz, Swarthmore College
2A: ''Adverbs of quantity: Entities of different kinds''
Aniko Csirmaz, University of Utah
2B: ''The Syllable Mirage''
Bridget Samuels, Harvard University
Session 3A: Syntax
Session 3B: Semantics
3A: ''Historical Developments in the Marking of English Relative Clauses''
Ariel Diertani, University of Pennsylvania
3B: ''Evidentiality and Source Monitoring in Turkish''
Ozge Ozturk & Anna Papafragou, University of Delaware
3A: ''Affix Hopping and Do-Support: Evidence from Old Irish''
Glenda Newton, University of Cambridge
3B: ''Evidentiality and German Attitude Verbs''
Tatjana Scheffler, University of Pennsylvania
3A: ''Three Types of Gender Markedness in Predicative Nouns''
Cynthia Zocca, University of Connecticut
3B: ''The Romanian presumptive and its evidential nature''
Monica Irimia, University of Toronto
3A: ''Partial Control and Parasitic PC Effects''
Anna Snarska, Adam Mickieiwcz University
3B: ''On Deontic Modality in Spanish''
Maria Biezma, University of Massachusetts Amherst
''Chamorro possessives and the syntax-semantics of subjects''
Sandra Chung, University of California, Santa Cruz
Sunday, February 24, 2008
Session 4A: Syntax
Session 4B: Phonetics
4A: ''Quantifier Induced Barriers and Wh-movement''
Shiti Malhotra, University of Maryland, College Park
4B: ''An Acoustic Analysis of Svarabhakti Vowels in Spanish /rC/ Clusters''
Benjamin Schmeiser Illinois State University
4A: ''When 'What' Means 'Why': On Accusative Wh-adjuncts in Japanese''
Chizuru Nakao & Miki Obata, University of Maryland, College Park & University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor
4B: ''Length as a contrastive feature in Vietnamese vowels''
Giang Nguyen, University of Pennsylvania
4A: ''Double modal syntactic patterns as single modal interactions''
Minta Elsman & Stanley Dubinsky, University of South Carolina
4B: ''Naïve Categorization of American English Vowels''
Douglas S. Bigham, University of Texas at Austin
4A: ''Linguistic Variation and Lexical Parameters: The Case of Directed Motion''
Minjeong Son, CASTL, University of Tromsø
4B: ''Obstruent Nasals Exist!''
Karthik Durvasula, University of Delaware
Session 5: Syntax IV
''Case, Agreement, Pro-drop and Extraction: Towards a Unification''
Maia Duguine, EHU-U.Basque Country & U. Nantes
''Nominalization and Predicate-Fronting: Two Sources of Ergativity''
Jessica Coon & Andrés Salanova, MIT & U. Ottawa
''Analyzing ti-type and ket-type pseudoclefts in Ilokano''
Jeremy Rafal, City University of New York--The Graduate Center
''Possessor Extraction in Mandarin Chinese''
Yu-Yin Hsu, Indiana University Bloomington
End of PLC 32
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