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Date: Sat, 09 Oct 1993 13:06:13 NELS 24 Preliminary Program
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Subject: NELS 24 Preliminary Program

 NELS 24
 University of Massachusetts

 Preliminary Program

 ** subject to change - major changes will be reposted **

!! Preregistration Deadline: 22 October !!
For more information, write to:

Friday, November 19

9:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00-10:30 The Double Subject Construction
 Yoshihisa Kitagawa, University of Rochester

10:30-11:00 Object Expletives, Scope Marking and the Specificity Effect
 Jo-wang Lin; University of Massachusetts, Amherst

11:00-11:30 Expletives and Subject Positions in Finnish
 Anders Holmberg and Urpo Nikanne, University of Umea
 and Indiana University

11:30-12:00 PRO, Null Case, and the Interpretation of Complements
 Javier Ormazabal, University of Connecticut

12:00-1:30 LUNCH

1:30-2:00 The Role of Metrical Structure in Segmental Rules
 Edward Flemming; University of California, Los Angeles

2:00-2:30 Monotonic Cyclicity and Optimality Theory
 C. Orhan Orgun; University of California, Berkeley

2:30-3:00 Final Geminates in Swiss German
 Philip Spaelti; University of California, Santa Cruz

3:00-3:30 COFFEE BREAK

3:30-4:00 On the Role of AGR in the Development of Null Arguments
 Tetsuya Sano and Nina Hyams; University of California,
 Los Angeles

4:00-4:30 Subordinate CP and pro-drop: Evidence for Degree-n
 Learnability from an Experimental Study of Spanish and English
 Zelmira Nunez del Prado, Claire Foley, Reyna Proman and
 Barbara Lust; Cornell University

4:30-5:00 Nominative Case Assignment and Parameter-setting in V2
 Edward Gibson and Ken Wexler, Massachusetts Institute
 of Technology

5:00-5:30 COFFEE BREAK

5:30-6:00 Ellipsis and the Position of Subjects
 Rose-Marie Dechaine, Holland Institute of Generative

6:00-6:30 Extraction of de-Phrases from the French NP
 Ivan Sag and Daniele Godard, Stanford University and
 Universite de Paris 7

6:30-8:00 DINNER

8:00 Invited Talk
 John J. McCarthy and Alan Prince; University of Massachusetts,
 Amherst and Rutgers University

Saturday, November 20

9:00-9:30 Scope Interactions with Pair-list Readings
 Friederike Moltmann and Anna Szabolcsi; University of
 California, Los Angeles

9:30-10:00 Who + Q = Someone: A Compositional Interpretation of
 Japanese Dare-ka "someone"
 Katsuhiko Yabushita, University of Texas at Austin

10:00-10:30 Two Types of Donkey Sentences
 Lisa L.-S. Cheng and C.-T. James Huang; University
 of California, Irvine

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:30 Focus Projection in Japanese
 Caroline Heycock, Yale University

11:30-12:00 "Surface proforms" in Norwegian and the definiteness effect
 Helge Lodrup, University of Oslo

12:00-12:30 On the Categorial Specification of Causative Morphemes:
 Evidence from Georgian
 Lea Nash, Universite Paris 8

12:30-1:00 Topicalization as Adjunction to PolP
 Masatoshi Koizumi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1:00-2:30 LUNCH

2:30-3:00 Default Feature Prespecification: The Two [i]s of Kashaya
 Eugene Buckley, University of Pennsylvania

3:00-3:30 A Case Study in HITGALUT: [spread glottis] and Tone in
 Otomanguean Languages
 Daniel Silverman; University of California, Los Angeles

3:30-4:00 Paradigm Structure Constraints and Lexical Generative Capacity
 Rolf Noyer, Princeton University

4:00-4:30 COFFEE BREAK

4:30-5:00 VNPs, Finiteness and External Arguments
 Eithne Guilfoyle, University of Calgary

5:00-5:30 An "Ext-AC" Account of Scrambling Paradoxes
 Rejean Canac Marquis; University of Massachusetts, Amherst

5:30-6:00 On Agreement-inducing vs. Non-agreement -inducing NPIs
 Hiroshi Aoyagi and Toru Ishii, University of Southern
 California and University of California, Irvine

6:00-6:30 Auxiliaries and Participles
 Marcel den Dikken; Free University, Amsterdam/ Holland
 Institute of Generative Linguistics


8:00 PARTY

Sunday, November 21

9:00-9:30 Positional Neutralization
 Donca Steriade; University of California, Los Angeles

9:30-10:00 Place Features of Primary and Secondary Articulations
 Amalia E. Gnanadesikan; University of Massachusetts, Amherst

10:00-10:30 Local and Global Signing Space in American Sign Language
 Linda Uyechi, Stanford University

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:30 A Uniform Semantics for Aspectual -ing
 Paul Portner, Georgetown University

11:30-12:00 Accumulation and Aspectuality in Polish
 Christopher J. Pinon, Stanford University

12:00-1:30 LUNCH

1:30-2:00 The Ergativity Parameter: have-be alternation, Word Order
 and Split Ergativity
 Anoop Mahajan; University of California, Los Angeles

2:00-2:30 Deriving Cross-Linguistic Movement Variation from a
 Universal Locality Requirement
 Hisatsugu Kitahara, Harvard University

2:30-3:00 A Minimalist Account of Reconstruction Asymmetries
 Alan Munn, University of Missouri

3:00-3:30 Deriving Variation in Agreement Systems
 Vicki Carstens, Cornell University


SiSwati Verbal Reduplication and the Theory of Generalized Alignment
 Laura J. Downing, University of Illinois

 Samuel Epstein, Harvard University

Only, Even and Subject-Verb Inversion in Conditionals
 Sabine Iatridou and David Embick, University of Pennsylvania

On the Morphological Specification of Reflexives: Implications for Acquisition
 Celia Jakubowicz, CNRS

Anaphora Asymmetry and the Principle of Referential Autonomy
 Hyunoo Lee; University of California, Los Angeles
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