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Message 1: WCCFL program and registration

Date: Wed, 29 Jan 92 09:13 PST
From: Luc Moritz <IZZYBR3UCLAMVS.bitnet>
Subject: WCCFL program and registration


WCCFL XI
University of California at Los Angeles
Department of Linguistics
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024

WCCFL XI will take place at UCLA from February 21 to February 23.
Following is information regarding preregistration and the schedule
of the conference. We are looking forward to meeting many of the
linguist subscribers at the conference. Please post the program
all over your departments' walls.

Luc Moritz (izzybr3uclamvs.bitnet)
WCCFL Committee

a) INFORMATION

Conference location: Humanities Conference Hall
 Royce Hall 314

Preregistration fee: $15 (student)
 $25 (non-student)

This fee covers Saturday night dinner, party and Sunday breakfast

Payment: checks made out to UC REGENTS
 sent to the address above
 (with mention "attn: Dan Silverman")

Information: Dan Silverman (registration matters):
 izzynnnuclamvs.bitnet
 Victoria Anderson (hotel and crash space):
 izzydr9uclamvs.bitnet


B) PROGRAM


WCCFL XI/1992 schedule

Friday, February 21

9:00 -9:30 am Elabbas Benmamoun (USC)
 On the Paralellism between QP and NP

9:30 -10:00 am Christopher Pinon (Stanford)
 SigmaP and Hungarian

10:00 -10:30 am Daniel Valois (UQAM, Universite de Montreal)
 Nominal Affixes and Case to Specifer in DP

10:30 -11:00 am Coffee and pastry break

11:00 -11:30 am Maher Bahloul & Wayne Harber (Cornell)
 Agreement Asymmetries in Arabic

11:30 - 12 noon Viviane Deprez (Rutgers)
 On the Role of Spec Head Agreement

12 noon -12:30 am Takako Aikawa (MIT/Ohio State University)
 Agreement without Agreement: zibun-binding in
 Japanese

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch break

1:30 - 2:00 pm Stuart Davis (Indiana)
 Pharyngealization in Palestinian Arabic: Implications for
 Feature Theory

2:00 - 2:30 pm Alicja Gorecka (USC)
 The Matter of Two High Front Rounded Vowels and the
 Feature Theory

2:30 - 3:00 pm Kari Swingle (UC Santa Cruz)
 The Irish and Other Mutations

3:00 - 3:30 pm Coffee break

3:30 - 4:00 pm William McClure (Cornell)
 Unaccusativity and 'Inner' Aspect

4:00 - 4:30 pm Spyridoula Varlokosta & Norbert Hornstein (U of
 Maryland College Park)
 Psych Verbs in Modern Greek

4:30 - 5:00 pm Kjartan Ottosson (University of Maryland College Park)
 Double-Object Small Clauses and Reanalysis in Icelandic
 Passives

5:00 - 6:00 pm Break

6:00 - 6:30 pm Andi Wu (UCLA)
 A Computational Approach to "Intake" Ordering in
 Syntactic Acquisition

6:30 - 7:00 pm Boris Goldowsky & Elissa Newport (Rochester)
 Modeling the Effects of Processing Limitations on the
 Acquisition of Morphology: the Less is More Hypothesis h
esis

7:00 - 7:30 pm Edward Gibson & Ken Wexler (MIT)
 Triggers and Parameters Setting

7:30 - 8:00 pm Mark Johnson (Brown)
 Identifying Contexts of Rules from Data

Saturday, February 22

9:00 -9:30 am Philip Miller (Ohio State University)
 Morphological Marking Misses the Head

9:30 -10:00 am Leslie Saxon & Keren Rice (University of Victoria &
 University of Toronto)
 On Subject-Verb Constituency: Evidence from Athapaskan
 Languages

10:00 -10:30 am Michael Dukes (UCLA)
 On the Status of Chamorro Wh-Agreement

10:30 -11:00 am Coffee and pastry break

11:00 -11:30 am Rene Kager (OTS, University of Utrecht)
 Shapes of the Generalized Trochee

11:30 - 12 noon Akinbiyi Akinlabi & Eno Urua (Rutgers & U. of Cross
 River State, Nigeria)
 Prosodic Target and Vocalic Specification in Ibibio Verbs

12 -1:00 pm Special Presentation: Alan Prince (Brandeis)
 Alan Prince & Paul Smolensky (University of Colorado
 Boulder)
 Optimality

1:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch break

2:00 - 2:30 pm Helen De Hoop (University of Groningen)
 The Principle of Contrastiveness

2:30 - 3:00 pm Henriette de Swart (University of Groningen)
 Genericity, Scope and the Weak/Strong Distinction

3:00 - 3:30 pm Joost Zwarts (University of Utrecht)
 A Degree-Based Semantics for Bare Positive Adjectives

3:30 - 4:00 pm Coffee break

4:00 - 4:30 pm Maire Noonan (McGill)
 The Lexical HAVE/noHAVE-Parameter

4:30 - 5:00 pm Charlotte Reinholtz (USC)
 Verb-Second, Mood, and Minimality: The Danish Case
 for a Minimality Condition on Operator Binding

5:00 - 5:30 pm Satoshi Tomioka (U Mass Amherst)
 Verb Movement and Binding of Tense in Japanese

5:30 - 6:00 pm Caroline Heycock & Beatrice Santorini (Oakland
 University & Northwestern University)
 Head Movement and the Licensing of Non-Thematic
 Positions

Sunday, February 23

8:30 -9:30 am Breakfast

9:30 -10:00 am Heather Goad (USC)
 On Raising and Lowering Shifts

10:00 -10:30 am Henry Gerfen (University of Arizona)
 Sikuani Stress and the Accentual Zone

10:30 -11:00 am Whitney Tabor (Stanford)
 Auxiliary Coalescence in Chichewa: Mismatch Not
 Required

11:00 -11:30 am Break

11:30 - 12 noon Cleo Condoravdi (Yale)
 Weakly and Strongly Novel Noun Phrases

12 - 12:30 pm Kai von Fintel (UMass Amherst)
 Adverbs of Quantification, Scrambling, and
 Presupposition Accomodation

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch break

1:30 - 2:00 pm Tetsuya Sano (UCLA)
 The Acquisition of Referentially Dependent Items and
 their Development

2:00 - 2:30 pm Jonathan Bobaljik (MIT)
 Nominally Absolutive is not Absolutely Nominative

2:30 - 3:00 pm Lynn Cherny (Stanford)
 The Roles of Agreement and Modality in Palauan

3:00 - 3:30 pm Errapel Mejias-Bikandi (UC San Diego)
 The Syntactic Reflex of the Stage/Individual Level
 Distinction: Evidence from Spanish

Alternate papers:
 David Dowty (Ohio State University)
 Variable Free syntax, Variable Binding Syntax, and
 the Lambek Calculus

 Dani Byrd (UCLA)
 Marshallese Suffixal Reduplication

 Patrick Farrell (UC Davis)
 A Last Look at the 1-AEX


WCCFL XI is sponsored in part by the following UCLA entities:

 - Graduate Student Association (GSA)
 - Graduate Division
 - Linguistics Department
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