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Date: Sat, 09 Oct 1993 13:06:13 NELS 24 Preliminary Program
From: nels24 <nels24linguist.umass.edu>
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: nels24linguist.umass.edu

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
 Linguistics

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

6:30 DINNER

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

Alternates:

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

Superiority
 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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