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LINGUIST List 23.629

Tue Feb 07 2012

Confs: Phonology, Semantics, Syntax, Ling Theories/Germany

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        1.     Radek Šimík , Generative Linguistics in the Old World 35

Message 1: Generative Linguistics in the Old World 35
Date: 04-Feb-2012
From: Radek Šimík <simikuni-potsdam.de>
Subject: Generative Linguistics in the Old World 35
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Generative Linguistics in the Old World 35
Short Title: GLOW 35

Date: 28-Mar-2012 - 30-Mar-2012
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Contact: Gisbert Fanselow
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~glow/

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The 35th GLOW Colloquium will be held on March 28-30, 2012, at the University of Potsdam. It is organized jointly by the Department of Linguistics and the Collaborative Research Centre 632 (Information structure).

The Colloquium will be accompanied by four workshops, which will take place on March 27 and March 31.


The colloquium will be accompanied by four workshops.

Association with Focus (Malte Zimmermann, Mira Grubic)

Production and Perception of Prosodically-encoded Information Structure in Lesser-studied Languages (Frank Kügler, Sabine Zerbian)

Empty Categories in Syntax: Are There Any? (Gisbert Fanselow, Gereon Müller)

The Timing of Grammar: Experimental and Theoretical Considerations (Harald Clahsen, Claudia Felser)

For more information, see the conference website.

For more detailed information see the conference website.

Wednesday, March 28

Uli Sauerland and Jonathan Bobaljik
Syncretism distribution modeling and person paradigms

Iain Giblin
Long distance anaphora in Mandarin, the PCC, and Cyclic Agree

Antje Lahne
Locality in agreement: A new approach

Yanyan Sui
Metrical structure prominence vs. perceived prominence in Standard Chinese

Ewan Dunbar, Brian Dillon, and William Idsardi
Learning phonetic categories by learning allophony and vice versa

Roberta D'Allesandro and Marc van Oostendorp
Cyclic syntax mirrors cyclic phonology: Southern Italian vocatives in context

Thursday, March 29

Anke Assmann, Doreen Georgi, Fabian Heck, Gereon Müller, and Philipp Weisser
Ergatives move too early

Ivona Kucerova
Case independence and split ergativity: Towards a unified account of Case assignment

Claire Halpert
Structural Case and the nature of vP in Zulu

Masaya Yoshida, Chizuru Nakao, and Ivan Ortega-Santos
On ellipsis structures involving a wh-remnant and a non-wh-remnant simultaneously

Andreas Blümel
Successive-cyclic movement as intermediate labeling indeterminacies

Hadas Kotek
Wh-fronting in a two-probe system

Friday, March 30

Stephen Wechsler
Conjunct morphology marks property self-ascription

Artemis Alexiadou and Elena Anagnostopoulou
Verb meaning, local context, and the syntax of roots in alternations

Kriszta Szendroi
Blocking quantifier raising by passives

Valentina Bianchi and Mara Frascarelli
How to be rooted in a context

Bronwyn M. Bjorkman and Claire Halpert
In search of (im)perfection: The illusion of counterfactual aspect

Luisa Meroni and Andrea Gualmini
Do you know all SI? I know some. Context dependence of children's computation of SIs

Kai von Fintel, Danny Fox, and Sabine Iatridou
Definiteness as maximal informativeness

Posters (Wednesday and Thursday)

Mohamed Lahrouchi: Phasal spell out and the glide: High vowel alternation in Berber
Peter Svenonius: North Sami pronouns
Jacopo Torregrossa: Encoding contrast at PF
Bethany Lochbihler: Final and non-final phase status
Kristine Bentzen and Merete Anderssen: Discourse effects on the availability of object shift
Laura Kalin and Coppe van Urk: A novel aspect split in Senaya

Marta Abrusan and Kriszta Szendroi: Experimenting with the King of France
Timothy Leffel: Non-restrictive adjectives and the theory of scalar implicatures
Michael Freedman: Contextual disambiguation of have-sentences
Stavroula Alexandropoulou and Bert le Bruyn: Inalienable possession: A semantic/pragmatic take
Francesca Foppolo, Marco Marelli, Luisa Meroni, and Andrea Gualmini: Parsing semantic ambiguity: Strategies and commitments
Lucas Champollion: Temporal dependencies: Anaphora vs. movement
Rebekah Baglini: Reduced clausal structure in comparatives: Evidence from Wolof

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