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LINGUIST List 21.1736

Fri Apr 09 2010

Confs: Slavic, Syntax/USA

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        1.    Ewan Dunbar, A Slavic Perspective on Islands

Message 1: A Slavic Perspective on Islands
Date: 09-Apr-2010
From: Ewan Dunbar <emdumd.edu>
Subject: A Slavic Perspective on Islands
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A Slavic Perspective on Islands

Date: 25-Apr-2010 - 25-Apr-2010
Location: College Park, MD, USA
Contact: Chris LaTerza
Contact Email: faslnineteengmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Meeting Description:

This year, as part of the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL)
conference, we are hosting a special session that focuses on how the study of
formal Slavic linguistics bears on current theories of syntactic islands.

Invited Speaker:

Hana Filip (University of Florida)

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!
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