* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
LINGUIST List logo Eastern Michigan University Wayne State University *
* People & Organizations * Jobs * Calls & Conferences * Publications * Language Resources * Text & Computer Tools * Teaching & Learning * Mailing Lists * Search *
* *
LINGUIST List 23.429

Fri Jan 27 2012

Confs: Morphology, Semantics, Syntax/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.     Laura Grestenberger , Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 2

Message 1: Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 2
Date: 24-Jan-2012
From: Laura Grestenberger <Lgrestenfas.harvard.edu>
Subject: Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 2
E-mail this message to a friend

Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 2
Short Title: FASAL 2

Date: 17-Mar-2012 - 18-Mar-2012
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Contact: Pritty Patel-Grosz
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics & Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is proud to host the second Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages (FASAL) workshop. The main aim of this workshop is to provide a platform to discuss South Asian Linguistics from the perspective of formal syntax, semantics and morphology.

Invited Speakers:

Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Veneeta Dayal (Rutgers University)
Brendan Gillon (McGill University)
Maria Polinksy (Harvard University)

FASAL 2 Program

Saturday March 17th 2012

Maria Polinsky (Harvard, invited speaker): "Some Remarks on the Interaction between Long Distance Agreement and Closest Conjunct Agreement"

Monica Irimia (Toronto): "Long Distance Agreement, Secondary Predication, and Complex Predication: the Evidence from Hindi"

Coffee Break

Rosmin Mathew (Tromsø): "Verb Movement and Wh in Malayalam"

Satarupa Das (CUNY): "Double Object Fronting in Bengali"

Arunima Choudhury & Elsi Kaiser (USC): "Information Structure and Prosodic Focus in Bangla: Comparing Production & Perception"

Lunch Break

Emily Manetta (Vermont): "Copy Theory in wh-in-situ Languages: Sluicing in Hindi-Urdu"

Naira Khan (Stanford): "Wh-scope in Finite CP Clauses in Bengali"

2:30-3 Alice Davison (Iowa): "Varieties of Control in South Asian Languages: A Paradoxical Situation for UG"

Coffee Break

Pritha Chandra (IIT): "Passives or Anti-Causatives?"

Sarah Ouwayda & Mythili Menon (USC): "Malayalam -kaL is Plural, English 'Plural Marking' is not"

Roumyana Pancheva & Priyanka Biswas (USC): "Temporal Adverbials, Negation, and the Bangla perfect"

Coffee Break

Veneeta Dayal (Rutgers, invited speaker): "What can South Asian Languages Tell Us about Classifier Systems?"

Workshop Party

Sunday March 18th 2012

Brendan Gillon (McGill, invited speaker): "Linguistic Theory and Classical Sanskrit"

Moreno Mitrovic (Cambridge): "The Double System of Coordination in Vedic"

Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Laura Grestenberger (Harvard): "Did Vedic Sanskrit have Anaphors? The Case of svá-"

Luca Ducceschi (Verona/Utrecht): "Binding and Deixis in Dravidian and Indo-Aryan Languages"

Stefan Keine (UMass Amherst): "Linearity-based Reference Restrictions in Hindi"

Lunch Break

K. V. Subbarao (Emeritus) & Martin Everaert (Utrecht): "Case Copying and Case Percolation in Polymorphemic Reciprocals in Dravidian: Some Unique Phenomena"

Saurov Syed (USC): "The Syntactic Encoding of I- and M-possessors in Bangla"

Priyanka Biswas (USC): "Bangla Default Classifier Revisited"

Coffee Break

Rajesh Bhatt (UMass, invited speaker): TBA

For organizational purposes, please write us an e-mail to fasal-2012mit.edu if you would like to attend this conference. Regular updates will be posted on the conference website http://fasal.mit.edu.

Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

Page Updated: 27-Jan-2012

Supported in part by the National Science Foundation       About LINGUIST    |   Contact Us       ILIT Logo
While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.