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LINGUIST List 22.233

Fri Jan 14 2011

Confs: Semantics, Syntax/France

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        1.     Patricia Cabredo Hofherr , Workshop on Languages With and Without Articles

Message 1: Workshop on Languages With and Without Articles
Date: 13-Jan-2011
From: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr <pcabredouniv-paris8.fr>
Subject: Workshop on Languages With and Without Articles
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Workshop on Languages With and Without Articles

Date: 03-Mar-2011 - 04-Mar-2011
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr
Contact Email: pcabredouniv-paris8.fr
Meeting URL: http://www.umr7023.cnrs.fr/-Journee-LSALAA-2011-

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

Invited speaker: Tania Ionin (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)

The workshop is organised by the project 'Calcul de la Référence Nominale:
Langues avec et sans Articles' of the Fédération Typologie et Universaux
du Langage (CNRS RRE 2559) which brings together researchers in L1
and L2 language acquisition, sign language linguistics and comparative
syntax and semantics.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of:

- The project 'Calcul de la référence nominale: langues avec et sans
articles' of the Fédération Typologie et Universaux du Langage (CNRS FRE
- The research lab Structures formelles du langage (UMR 7023 CNRS/
Paris 8)

Organizing Committee:

Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (CNRS UMR 7023/Paris 8 & Surrey Morphology
Group) Anne Zribi-Hertz (Paris 8/UMR 7023)


Jeudi 3 mars / Thur 3rd March 2011

- 10h00-10h40 Zeljko Boskovic (Connecticut)
More on the DP/NP analysis of languages with and without articles

- 10h40-11h20 Durdica Zeljka Caruso (Stuttgart)
In support of a DP-Analysis of Nominal Phrases in Croatian

- 11h20-12h00 Katarzyna Miechowicz-Mathiasen (School of English, Adam
Mickiewicz University)
On the distribution and D-like properties of the Polish adjective 'sam'

12h00-14h00 Déjeuner/Lunch

- 14h00-14h40 Edit Doron (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) & Ana
Müller (University of São Paulo)
The cognitive basis of the mass-count distinction : evidence from bare

- 14h40-15h20 Asya Pereltsvaig (Stanford University)
On number and number-neutrality in languages with and without articles

- 15h20-16h00 Doris Gerland (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf)
From possessive suffixes to definite articles

16h00-16h30 Pause café

- 16h30-17h10 Yu Izumi (Maryland, College Park)
Interpreting Bare Nouns : Type-Shifting vs. Silent Heads'

- 17h10-17h50 Orin Percus (Nantes / LLING EA3827)
Pieces of predicate transfer

Vendredi 4 mars / Friday 4th March 2011

- 9h30-10h30 Conférence invitée/ invited speaker

Tania Ionin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Generic and kind interpretations of nominal expressions with and without
articles : experimental evidence from native and non-native speakers

10h30-11h00 Pause

- 11h00-11h40 Yoichi Miyamoto (Osaka University) & Kazumi Yamada
(Kwansei Gakuin University)
Fluctuation in the Grammar of Japanese Child EFL Learners

- 11h40-12h20 Makoto Kaneko (Okayama)
Why do L1 Japanese L2 English learners misuse THE when uniqueness or
maximality is not presupposed ? - a possibility of L1 transfer

12h20-14h15 Déjeuner/Lunch

- 14h15-14h55 Helen Koulidobrova (Connecticut)
The driving force of 'the' : Emergence of a parameterized DP ?

- 14h55-15h35 Melanie Jouitteau (CNRS UMR 7110 - Paris 7)
Problems for the Breton article system,

- 15h35-16h15 Justin Nuger (Maryland)
Definite and Indefinite DPs in a Language with Only One Determiner

16h15-16h30 Pause café

- 16h30-17h10 Marika Lekakou (Meertens Institute/University of Ioannina) &
Kriszta Szendroi (UCL)
When determiners abound : implications for the encoding of definiteness

- 17h10-17h50 Gianina Iordachioaia (Stuttgart) & Elena Soare (Paris 8 UMR
Sum and group formation in the event domain : when D selects Asp
En réserve/ Alternate papers

- Sascha Alexeyenko (University of Osnabrück) & Olga Kagan (Ben Gurion
University of the Negev) NPs in Russian : The Case of Predicative Long
Form Adjectives
- Maria Teresa Espinal (UA Barcelona) Bare nominals, true and fake
- Xuping Li (Bar Ilan University, Israel, & EHESS, Paris) Definite uses of
classifiers and the DP Projection in Wu Chinese
- Albert Ortmann (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf) On explaining
definite article splits by semantic vs. pragmatic uniqueness
- Gerhard Schaden (Lille 3 - UMR UMR 8163 STL) Counting, Indefinite
Articles, and the Mass-Count Distinction
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