From: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck <jeroen.vancraenenbroeckhubrussel.be>
Subject: Trees and Beyond
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Trees and Beyond
Short Title: BCGL 3
Date: 21-May-2008 - 23-May-2008
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
Contact Email: jeroen.vancraenenbroeckkubrussel.be
Meeting URL: http://www.kubrussel.ac.be/bcgl3
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
The Center for Research in Syntax, Semantics and Phonology (CRISSP,
www.crissp.be) in Brussels is pleased to announce the third Brussels Conference
on Generative Linguistics (BCGL 3). The theme of this year's conference is Trees
and beyond, and it will be held in Brussels from May 21 till May 23, 2008.
Wednesday May 21, 2008 (room 052)
Henk van Riemsdijk (University of Tilburg) (invited speaker) Title TBA
André Meinunger (ZAS, Berlin) Complex numerals as grafts
Ingo Reich (University of Tübingen) Extraction out of Coordinate Structures -- a
Clemens Mayr & Viola Schmitt (Harvard University & University of Vienna)
Rita Manzini (University of Florence) How many heads per sentence/noun phrase?
Thursday May 22, 2008 (room 052)
Joan Chen-Main (University of Pennsylvania) (invited speaker) Title TBA
Hans-Martin Gärtner (ZAS, Berlin) Strange Loops: Phrase-Linking Grammar Meets
Takashi Toyoshima & Hiorshi Sakamoto (Kyushu Institute of Technology) Move as
Multi-Dominance and Graph-Theoretical Linearization
Marlies Kluck & Herman Heringa (University of Groningen) Extending the domain of
multiple dominance: a new approach to amalgams and appositions
Mark De Vries (University of Groningen) 3D-structures, Multidominance and the
Andrew Carnie (University of Arizona) (invited speaker) Title TBA
Friday May 23, 2008 (room 052)
Colin Phillips (University of Maryland) (invited speaker) Title TBA
Martina Gracanin-Yuksek (Middle East Technical University) What the clitic JE in
Croatian tells us about multidominance
Cedric Boeckx (Harvard University) Treelets, not Trees -- In defense of Phase
(not Phrase) Structure
Ángel J. Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Minimal search labels
Hedde Zeijlstra & Arnim von Stechow (University of Amsterdam & University of
Tübingen) How to Agree?
Dirk Bury & Hiroyuki Uchida (Bangor University & UCL) Constituent Structure Sets
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