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  1. Peter Cole, Mid-Atlantic East Asian Syntax Workshop
  2. , GLOW 1992 --- The Program
  3. AHARRIS - Alan Harris, Call for papers/extended abstracts/proposals:SEMCOM/SCA

Message 1: Mid-Atlantic East Asian Syntax Workshop

Date: Fri, 17 Jan 92 09:41:45 ESMid-Atlantic East Asian Syntax Workshop
From: Peter Cole <AXR00786UDELVM.bitnet>
Subject: Mid-Atlantic East Asian Syntax Workshop

The first meeting of the Mid-Atlantic East Asian Syntax Workshop will be on
February 21, 1992 at 1 p.m. at the University of Delaware.

The speakers will be
Mamoru Saito, speaking on
"Locative and Temporal WH Phrases" (joint work with Keiko Murasugi) and Amy
Weinberg, title to be announced. If the speakers are able to stay, there will
be an early dinner at a nearby restaurant after the workshop.

Professor Saito will aso be giving a talk the previous day (February 20) at the
University of Maryland on "The Adjoined Site Theory Revisited".

There does not appear to be any date available for the workshop to meet in
March: Maryland has talks on 3/6, 3/13 and 3/20 while 3/27 is Delaware Spring
Break. I suggest that we meet on April 10 and/or April April 24. A final
meeting might be on May 22. I have yet to hear from Jersey Syntax about their

The plans for April and May are based on the assumtion that YOU will have a
talk to present. Many people told me that they would speak in the spring term,
but so far no one has volunteered! Please let me know when you would like to
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Message 2: GLOW 1992 --- The Program

Date: Thu, 23 Jan 92 14:28:46 N GLOW 1992 --- The Program
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Subject: GLOW 1992 --- The Program

 Here is the provisional program of the

 1992 GLOW Colloquium,

to be held at the University of Lisbon, Portugal, April 13-15, 1992.

The Colloquium will be followed, on April 16, by two workshops,
one on the "Interfaces between Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, and
the Lexicon", the other on "African and Creole Languages".

 For more information
or refer to the GLOW Newsletter #28 (available late February).

 ************ GLOW 1992 ************

 University of Lisbon, Portugal

 Monday, April 13

Guglielmo Cinque (U. Venice):
 Functional Projections and N-movement within the DP
Maria-Luisa Zubizarreta & Jean-Roger Vergnaud (USC):
 Generics and Existentials in English and in French
Edward Gibson & Ken Wexler (MIT):
 Parameter Setting, Triggers and V2
John Harris (U.C., London):
 Licensing Inheritance
Monik Charette (SOAS, London):
 Government-Licensing and Licensers
Dominique Sportiche (UCLA):
 Clitics, Voice and Spec/Head Licensing
Richard Kayne (CUNY):
 Invited Lecture (Title t.b.a.)

 Tuesday, April 14

Jean-Yves Pollock (U. Rennes II):
 Questions in French and the Theory of U.G.
Curtis Rice (U. Trondheim):
 Re-Solving Ternary Alternations: Parametric Mapping in
 Metrical Theory
Ur Shlonsky (U. Geneva):
 Semitic Resumptive Pronouns, the Representation of AGR in CP
 and Aspects of V2
Hubert Haider (U. Stuttgart) & Gisbert Fanselow (U. Passau):
 Conditions on Scrambling
Gereon Mueller & Wolfgang Sternefeld (U. Konstanz):
 A-bar Movement Asymmetries
Andrea Moro (U. Venice):
 A Syntactic Decomposition of a Lexical Primitive: the
 "Unaccusative Effect"
Juan Uriagereka (U. Maryland):
 Focus in Iberian Languages

 Wednesday, April 15

Knut Tarald Taraldsen (U. Tromsoe):
 Agreement as Pronoun Incorporation
Jan-Wouter Zwart (U. Groningen):
 Verb Movement and Complementizer Agreement
Yafei Li (Cornell U.):
 Why Doesn't X-zero-trace Seem to Need Formal Licensing?
Rita Manzini (U.C., London):
 Parasitic Dependencies and Locality Theory
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (Paris VII):
 LF Representations, Weak Islands and the ECP
Raffaella Zanuttini (Johns Hopkins U.):
 Constraints on LF-movement: TP as barrier for negative
Tim Stowell (UCLA):
 Aspects of Tense Theory

Alternate Papers:

Alessandra Giorgi & Fabbio Pianesi (IRST):
 Syntactic Structures and Temporal Representations
Lazlo Maracz (U. Groningen):
 Inversion, Locality and Economy in Hungarian
Sabine Iatridou & Anthony Kroch (U. Pennsylvania):
 The licensing and distribution of CP recursion
Ian Roberts (U. Wales, Bangor):
 Wackernagel meets the Extended Projection Principle
Alicja Gorecka (USC):
 Passive articulator features in phonology

 hans-peter kolb
 Computational Linguistics kolbhtikub5.bitnet
 Tilburg University (KUB) P.O.Box 90 153
 The Netherlands NL-5000 LE Tilburg
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Message 3: Call for papers/extended abstracts/proposals:SEMCOM/SCA

Date: Thu, 16 Jan 1992 16:25:21 Call for papers/extended abstracts/proposals:SEMCOM/SCA
From: AHARRIS - Alan Harris <vcspc005VAX.CSUN.EDU>
Subject: Call for papers/extended abstracts/proposals:SEMCOM/SCA

The new Commission on Semiotics and Communication of the Speech Communication
Association (SEMCOM/SCA) invites papers, extended abstracts, and program
proposals for the next national meeting of the SCA in Chicago, IL, October
29-November 2, 1992. All should relate to any area of Communication Studies
that informs and is informed by semiotics in any of its manifestations. Papers
should not exceed thirty pp.; extended abstracts are 3-5 pp. Papers and
abstracts should include a detachable cover page with the author's name,
affiliation, address, and phone number (e-mail is avail.). Program proposals
should include a title, statement of purpose or rationale, names of
particpants and affiliations, individual titles and brief abstracts,
addresses, telephone nos. (e-mail if avail.) Send five (5) copies of paper,
abstract, or proposal to Program Coordinator, Professor Jacqueline Martinez,
Division of Liberal Arts, Babson College, Wellesley, MASS 02157
(MartinezBabson.bitnet). Direct all other inquiries or submit addresses for
our mailing list to Commission Convener, Professor Alan Harris, SPCH, CSUN,
Northridge, CA 91330 (AHARRISVAX.CSUN.EDU). Submissions MUST be received by
February 15, 1992.
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