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LINGUIST List 25.1553

Wed Apr 02 2014

Confs: Slavic, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Apr-2014
From: Malgorzata Szajbel-Keck <szajbelkeckberkeley.edu>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 23
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Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 23
Short Title: FASL 23


Date: 02-May-2014 - 04-May-2014
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Contact: Malgorzata Szajbel-Keck
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://slavic.berkeley.edu/fasl23.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 23rd annual meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics will be held
at the University of California, Berkeley. A special session on the Slavic verb
and verb phrase is planned.

Invited Speakers:

Barbara Citko (University of Washington)
Greville Corbett (University of Surrey)
Johanna Nichols (University of California, Berkeley)
Jerzy Rubach (University of Iowa / Uniwersytet Warszawski)

Preliminary Program:

Friday, May 2

9:30-10:15
Breakfast and Registration

10:15-10:30
Opening Remarks

Session 1: Aspect and Tense (chair: TBA)

10:30-11:00
Semelfactives are Bigger than Degree Achievements – by THAT Much, Lucie Taraldsen Medova (University of Tromso), Bartosz Wiland (University of Poznań)

11:00-11:30
Aspectual Tenses in Serbian and Parallelism with the Nominal Domain, Neda Todorovic (University of Connecticut)

11:30-12:00
The Inferential Future in Bulgarian: An Evidential Modal Proposal, Maria-Luisa Rivero, Vesela Simeonova (University of Ottawa)

12:00-12:30
On Tensed Modals in Polish, Łukasz Jędrzejowski (University of Potsdam)

12:30-13:45
Lunch Break

13:45-14:45
Conditions on Paradigms: The Evidence from Slavonic, Greville Corbett (University of Surrey)

14:45-15:00
Coffee Break

Session 2: Verb and Predication I (chair: TBA)

15:00-15:30
Scalar Implicatures of Russian Verbs, Yulia Zinova, Hana Filip (University of Düsseldorf)

15:30-16:00
Nullifying Null Expletives: A Reanalysis of Russian Impersonal Constructions Based on Split Feature Inheritance, Allison Germain (University of Washington)

16:00-16:30
Russian Motion Verboids: Speech-Gesture Synchrony and a Gesture-Syntax Interface, Orchid Pusey (University of California, Berkeley)

16:30-16:45
Coffee Break

Session 3: Verb and Predication II (chair: TBA)

16:45-17:15
Secondary predicates in Non-finite Constructions, Małgorzata Szajbel-Keck (University of California, Berkeley)

17:15-17:45
The Absolutive Basis of ''Middles'' and the Status of vP and UTAH, Ljiljana Progovac (Wayne State University)

17:45-18:15
The Syntax of the Be-auxiliary and D-feature Lowering in Old North Russian, Hakyung Jung (Seoul National University)

Saturday, May 3

8:30-9:00
Breakfast

Session 4: Semantics (chair: TBA)

9:00-9:30
A Glue Semantics Approach to Distance Distributivity in Polish, Adam Przepiórkowski (Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences)

9:30-10:00
From Scalar Additive Particles to Indefiniteness Markers: The Direct Path, Katja Jasinskaja (Center for General Linguistics, Berlin)

10:00-10:30
Two Types of Phrasal Comparative Operators: Evidence from Russian, Polina Berezovskaya, Vera Hohaus (University of Tübingen)

10:30-11:00
An Alternative Semantics for Negative Conjunction in Russian, Denis Paperno (University of Trento)

11:00-11:30
Internal Causation and Event Construal: A Case Study of Russian (sam) po sebe, Katie Sardinha (University of California, Berkeley)

11:30-11:45
Coffee Break

11:45-12:45
The Gapping that Could, Barbara Citko (University of Washington)

12:45-14:00
Lunch Break

Session 5: Syntax I (chair: TBA)

14:00-14:30
Russian Anaphoric Possessive in Context, Ksenia Zanon (Indiana University)

14:30-15:00
DP-Parameter and Relative Clauses, Ivana LaTerza (Stony Brook University)

15:00-15:30
Coordinated Wh-words in Polish: Monoclausal or Multiclausal?, Agnieszka Patejuk (Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences)

15:30-15:45
Coffee Break

Session 6: Morphophonology (chair: TBA)

15:45-16:15
An Output-to-Output Correspondence Analysis of the Bulgarian Vowel-Zero Alternation, Snejana Iovtcheva (MIT)

16:15-16:45
Analogy and Predictability in Russian Noun Stress Patterns
Jasmeen Kanwal, Roger Levy, Eric Bakovic (University of California, San Diego)

16:45-17:00
Coffee Break

17:00-18:00
Polish Yers Revisited, Jerzy Rubach (University of Iowa / Uniwersytet Warszawski)

18:30
Dinner

Sunday, May 4

8:30-9:00
Breakfast

9:00-10:00
Title TBA, Johanna Nichols (University of California, Berkeley)

10:00-10:15
Coffee Break

Session 7: Clitics (chair: Wayles Browne)

10:15-10:45
On Clitics, Their Place in the Prosodic Structure, and Accent, Aida Talic (University of Connecticut)

10:45-11:15
New Evidence on Serbo-Croatian Object Clitics Semantics: Kind Reference with Kind Predicates, Daniela Culinovic (University of Hawaii, Manoa)

11:15-11:45
On the Degrammaticalization of Pronominal Clitics in Slavic, Hakyung Jung (Seoul National University), Krzysztof Migdalski (University of Wrocław)

11:45-12:15
Null Pronouns and Optionality of Phonetically Unexpressed Subjects in Russian, Egor Tsedryk (Saint Mary's University)

12:15-13:30
Lunch Break

Session 8: Syntax II (chair: TBA)

13:30-14:00
About 'Many', Julie Goncharov (University of Toronto)

14:00-14:30
One Reading for Every Word Order: Scope, Scrambling and Information Structure in Russian, Tania Ionin, Tatiana Luchkina (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

14:30-15:00
Speculations on DP-structure: Macedonian versus Bulgarian, Steven Franks (Indiana University)

15:00-15:30
4000 Measure NPs: Another Pass Through the шлюз, Ora Matushansky (CNRS/Université Paris VIII/UiL OTS/Utrecht University) and E.G. Ruys (Utrecht University/UiL OTS)

15:30-16:00
Multiple Left-Branch Extraction as Scattered Deletion, Zeljko Boskovic (University of Connecticut)

16:00-16:30 Business Meeting and Final Remarks



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