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LINGUIST List 21.1735

Fri Apr 09 2010

Confs: Slavic, Ling Theories, General Ling/USA

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        1.    Ewan Dunbar, Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 19

Message 1: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 19
Date: 09-Apr-2010
From: Ewan Dunbar <emdumd.edu>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 19
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Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 19
Short Title: FASL 19

Date: 23-Apr-2010 - 25-Apr-2010
Location: College Park, MD, USA
Contact: Chris LaTerza
Contact Email: faslnineteengmail.com
Meeting URL: http://ling.umd.edu/fasl19/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Meeting Description:

Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics
April 23-25, 2010
University of Maryland

Invited Speakers:

Hana Filip (University of Florida)
James Lavine (Bucknell University)
Juan Uriagereka (University of Maryland)

Friday, April 23

9:00-9:45
Registration

9:45-10:00
Opening Remarks

10:00-10:40
Sandra Stjepanovi? (West Virginia University): Differential Object Marking in
Serbo-Croatian: Evidence from Left Branch Extraction in Negative Concord
Constructions

10:40-11:20
Natasha Ivlieva and Alexander Podobryaev (MIT): How Many Splits in Russian: A
View From LF

11:20-11:40
Coffee Break

11:40-12:20
Liudmila Nikolaeva (MIT): On the Nature of Preverbal Internal Arguments in Russian

12:20-1:00
Erin Zaroukian (Johns Hopkins University): Approximative Inversion Revisited

1:00-3:30
Lunch Break

3:30-4:10
Dorota Klimek-Jankowska (Universytet Wroc?awski): Descriptive and Epistemic
Habituality in Polish Syntax and Semantics

4:10-4:50
Irina Sekerina (College of Staten Island and CUNY Graduate Center) and Antje
Sauermann (University of Potsdam): Processing of the Quantifier kazhdyj
''every'' in Russian

4:50-5:30
Natalia Fitzgibbons (University of Connecticut): What -nibud' Items Reveal About
Russian

5:30-6:00
Coffee Break

6:00-7:00
Invited Speaker: Hana Filip (University of Florida)

7:30
Dinner

Saturday, April 24

9:00-9:30
Registration and Coffee

9:30-10:10
Miloje Despi? (University of Connecticut): Serbo-Croatian Long Form Adjectives:
An Alternative Perpective

10:10-10:50
Andrei Antonenko (Stony Brook University): Inflectional Base(s) of Russian
Imperatives

10:50-11:10
Break

11:10-11:50
Inna Livitz (New York University): Distinguishing Existentials: Modal Possessive
Constructions in Russian

11:50-12:30
Barbara Tomaszewicz (University of Southern California): Wh & Wh: Syntactic and
Semantic Arguments for Clausal Coordination

12:30-2:00
Lunch Break

2:00-2:40
Bistra Andreeva (University of the Saarland): Focus and Prominence in Bulgarian
and Russian

2:40-3:20
Ivana Mitrovi? (Stony Brook University): Is There a Bias towards a Phonetically
Natural Pattern of Velar Palatalization

3:20-3:45
Break

3:45-4:25
Martina Gra?anin-Yuksek (Middle East Technical University): What can ''teach''
teach us about T

4:25-5:05
Anne Sturgeon (Harvard University), Boris Harizanov (University of California,
Santa Cruz), Ekaterina Kravtchenko, Maria Polinksy, and Carlos Gomez Gallo
(Harvard University): Revisiting the PCC in Czech

5:05-5:45
Rebecca Shields (University of Wisconsin-Madison): Scrambling and the
Feature-based Approach to Minimality

5:45-6:00
Break

6:00-7:00
Invited Speaker: James Lavine (Bucknell University)

Sunday, April 25

Special Session on Islands

9:30-10:10
Roumyana Pancheva and Barbara Tomaszewicz (University of Southern California):
Variability in vP-Subject Island Violations

10:10-10:50
T. Wood Grinsell (University of Chicago): Lithuanian Modal Comparatives:
Implications for the Syntax and Semantics of Comparison in Slavic

10:50-11:30
Anne Sturgeon, Ekaterina Kravtchenko, Maria Polinksy, and Carlos Gomez Gallo
(Harvard University): Subject Islands in Slavic: The Syntactic Position Matters!

11:30-11:45
Break

11:45-12:00
Business Meeting

12:00-1:00
Invited Speaker: Juan Uriagereka (University of Maryland)
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