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Confs: Altaic, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, General Ling/USA
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7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
Message 1: 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
From: Andrew Simpson <andrew.simpsonusc.edu>
Subject: 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
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7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics
Short Title: WAFL7
Date: 29-Oct-2010 - 31-Oct-2010
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Contact: Andrew Simpson
Contact Email: WAFLsevengmail.com
Meeting URL: http://sites.google.com/site/waflvii/home
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax
Language Family(ies): Altaic
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Southern California (USC),
Los Angeles, is pleased to announce the Seventh Workshop on Altaic Formal
Linguistics (WAFL7), to be held on 29-31 October, 2010. The term 'Altaic' is
understood to include Turkic, Mongolic and Tungusic languages, as well as Korean
University of Southern California, October 29th-31st
Friday 29th October
Alya Asarina and Jeremy Hartman (MIT): 'Null Nouns and the Locus of Agreement in
Uyghur Subordinate Clauses'
Nilüfer Gültekin-?ener & Serkan ?ener (University of Connecticut): 'Null
Subjects and Indexicality in Turkish and Uyghur'
Invited speaker: Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima University)
Heeju Hwang and Elsi Kaiser (USC): 'Comparing English and Korean Speakers'
Syntactic Choices: Insights from Psycholinguistic Investigation'
Koji Kawahara (Fuji Women's University): 'The Semantics of Japanese Gradable
Invited speaker: Sun Ah Jun (UCLA)
Rachel Walker (USC): 'Non-local Target Scope in Baiyinna Orochen'
Seongyeon Ko (Cornell): 'Vowel Contrast and Vowel Harmony Shift in the Mongolic
Vera Gribanova (Stanford): 'Two Types of Reduced Copular Constructions in Uzbek
Deniz Tat (University of Arizona): 'APs as Reduced Relatives: the Case of bir in
(some) Varieties of Turkic'
Ryosuke Shibagaki (SOAS) and Dolgor Guntsetseg (University of Stuttgart):
'Resultatives in Mongolian - between Japanese and Korean?'
Saturday 30th October
Reiko Vermeulen (GIST/Ghent University): 'The Syntax of 'topic' and 'contrast':
a Comparative Approach to Japanese and Korean'
Shin-Sook Kim and Peter Sells (SOAS): 'Reconstruction and Scope of Negation in
Korean and (Japanese)'
Hideki Kishimoto (Kobe University): 'Topicalization and Co-ordination in Japanese'
Invited speaker: Jaklin Kornfilt (Syracuse)
Yusuke Imanishi (MIT) 'Another Missing Link - A View from Right Dislocation in
Kyung-Ah Kim (UC Berkeley) 'Morphological Detransitivization in Korean'
Marcel den Dikken and Ji Young Shim (CUNY Graduate Center): 'Feature Inheritance
and the EPP'
Tomoko Ishizuka (Tama University) 'Toward a Unified Analysis of Japanese Passives'
Edith Aldridge (University of Washington) 'Hentai kambun and Universal Grammar'
Noriko Yoshimura (University of Shizuoka) 'New Perspectives on Double Accusative
O Constructions in Japanese'
Umut Özge (Middle East Technical University) 'Toward a Type-theoretic Analysis
of the Accusative Case in Turkish'
Pavel Grashchenkov (Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow) and Vita Markman
(Disney Internet Media Group, Los Angeles): 'Applicative Serials and the
Ditransitive Direct Object Puzzle in Turkic'
Sunday 31st October
Lucy Kim and Elsi Kaiser (USC) 'Investigating Phonological Representations in
L2: Korean Speakers' Processing of the English /l/-/r/ Distinction'
Jae Hoon Choi (University of Arizona) 'Disyllabicity of Sino-Korean Nouns:
Evidence from ca-compounds'
Young-ran An (Stony Brook) 'Maximizing (Dis)similarity in Consonant Insertion'
Jong-bok Kim (Kyung-hee University) and Peter Sells (SOAS): 'How to Compare:
Compositional vs. Contextual Comparison'
Junya Nomura (MIT) 'Adpositional Comparatives in Japanese'
Emi Mukai (USC) 'Bound Variable Construal with a 'Discontinuous' Binder'
Yurie Hara (City University of Hong Kong), Youngju Kim (Hiroshima University),
Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima University), and Sanae Tamura (Kyoto University): 'A
Uniform Function of koto and Semantic Consequences of the Layered TP'
Hsu-Te Johnny Cheng and Tsuyoshi Sawada (University of Connecticut): 'The Effect
of Irrealis Mood in Licensing Ga-No Conversion in Japanese'
Kadir Gokgoz (Purdue University) and Engin Arik (Okan University):
'Distributional and Syntactic Characteristics of Non-manual Markers in Turkish
Alya Asarina (MIT): 'Case and Meaning in Uyghur Nominalized Clauses'
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