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6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
Short Title: WAFL 6
Date: 04-Sep-2009 - 06-Sep-2009
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Contact: Hiroki Maezawa
Contact Email: wafl6gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Meeting URL: http://www.gcoe.lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~wafl6/
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Altaic
The Sixth Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 6) will be held at Nagoya
University, Japan. Dates: 22 - 24 May, 2009. Along with a General Session,
there will be a Special Session on Acquisition in Altaic and talks by invited
WAFL6, planned for May 22-24, 2009, at Nagoya University in Japan has been postponed. This is due to the outbreak of swine flu, and the particularly aggressive stance that the Japanese government has taken in attempting to prevent the influenza from spreading into the country. Holding the meeting at this point would put the participants coming from abroad at risk of being placed in a dire stuation such as quarantine, or even a last-minute cancellation of the meeting should the situation deteriorate further.
We have rescheduled the WAFL6 meeting for September 4-6, 2009. Nagoya University has agreed to continue to be the host for the meeting.
We understand that this will cause a great deal of inconvenience, and we regret that we were forced to make this decision.
Please let us know if you have any questions.
Jaklin Kornfilt (firstname.lastname@example.org), Founding Organizer
Shigeru Miyagawa (email@example.com), Founding Organizer
Friday, May 22, 2009
David Erschler (Independent University of Moscow)
''On Case Marking of Direct Objects and Duration Adverbials in Sakha (Yakut) and
Serkan Sener (University of Connecticut) and Daiko Takahashi (Tohoku University)
''Argument Ellipsis in Japanese and Turkish''
Chizuru Nakao (University of Maryland)
''ATB-Movement and Resumption: The Case of Japanese Left Node Raising''
Bar?? Kahraman (Hiroshima University), Atsushi Sato (Hiroshima University),
Hajime Ono (Kansai Gaidai University) and Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima University)
''Relative Clauses Processing before the Head Noun: Evidence for Strong Forward
Prediction in Turkish''
Brent de Chene (Waseda University)
''Description and Explanation in Inflectional Morphology: Japanese Verbs, Korean
Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University)
''On the Discourse and Grammatical Functions of the Korean Eventive Cleft
''Wh-Reduplication in Altai''
Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University)
''Representing Accomplishments in Turkic Languages''
Jiwon Yun (Cornell University)
''Disjunction and Alternative Conditionals in Korean''
Seiki Ayano (Mie University)
''Revisiting Beautiful Dancers and Complete Fools in Japanese''
John Whitman (Cornell University)
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Seongyeon Ko (Cornell University)
''A Contrastivist View of the Evolution of the Korean Vowel Systems''
Kazutaka Kurisu (Kobe College)
''Japanese Light Verb Voicing as Connective Morpheme''
Organizer and Chair: Keiko Murasugi
Keiko Murasugi (Nanzan University)
''The Onset of Complex NPs in Child Production''
Koji Sugisaki (Mie University)
''Children's Knowledge of the Structural Difference between Relative Clauses and
Wh-Questions in Japanese''
Jaklin Kornfilt (Syracuse University), Gaby Hermon (University of Delaware) and
Ozge Ozturk (Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen)
''Asymmetries in the First-Language Acquisition of Subject and Non-Subject
Head-Final Relative Clauses in Turkish''
John Whitman (Cornell University)
''The Syntax of Overmarking in Child Korean''
Hideki Maki (Gifu University), Lina Bao (Gifu University), Qing-Yu Wu (Gifu
University), Wurigumula Bao (Gifu University), Asako Uchibori (Nihon
University), Fumikazu Niinuma (Kochi Gakuen College) and Kenichi Goto (Gifu
''The Nominative/Genitive Alternation in Modern Mongolian''
Hisako Takahashi (SUNY)
''Adverbial Clauses and Nominative/Genitive Conversion in Japanese''
Dolgor Guntsetseg (University of Stuttgart)
''The Function of Accusative Case in Mongolian''
Beth Levin (Stanford University)
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Minjeong Son (University of Tromsø)
''Korean Resultatives Revisited: Complementation versus Adjunction''
Shin-Sook Kim (University of Frankfurt)
''The Structures of Modality and Negation in Korean''
Sachie Kotani (University of Delaware)
''Focus Particles and Suru-Support in Japanese''
Seda Kan (Bo?aziçi University)
''The Intonational Phrase in Turkish and Its Implications for Syntax-Prosody
Öner Özçelik (McGill University) and Miho Nagai (CUNY)
''Possible Syntactic Subject Positions in Turkish: Evidence from Phonology''
Mamoru Saito (Nanzan University)
Masahiro Yamada (University of Delaware)
''Pluraction and Plural Predication of the Verbal Suffix -Aw- in Japanese''
Satoshi Tomioka (University of Delaware)
''Japanese Embedded Questions Are Nominal: Evidence from QVE''
Daeho Chung (Hanyang University)
''Do Not Target a Predicate: It Is Not a Constituent''
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