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Confs: The Morphology-Syntax Connection

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Date: Sat, 20 Nov 93 17:00:45 ESConfs: Morphology-Syntax Connection Schedule
From: a goofy newfie <hharleyMIT.EDU>
Subject: Confs: Morphology-Syntax Connection Schedule

The Morphology-Syntax Connection
MIT 4th-5th January, 1994

Shortly before the 1994 Linguistic Society of America
meeting in Boston, on January 4th-5th, 1994, the Department
of Linguistics & Philosophy at MIT will host a workshop on
the connection between morphology and syntax.
Questions? Contact Heidi Harley (
or Colin Phillips (


Tuesday 4th January
9:00-9:30 Breakfast & Registration
9:30-10:10 Keren Rice, Toronto & Leslie Saxon, UVic
 "The Subject Position in Athapaskan Languages
10:10-10:50 Tracy Holloway-King, Indiana
 "SpecAGR and Case: Evidence from Georgian
10:50-11:10 Break
11:10-11:50 Lea Nash, Universite de Paris VIII
 "Unergative `be' and Unaccusative `have'"
11:50-12:30 Robin Schafer, UCSC
 "On the derivation of `have' predication and its impli-
 cations for the syntax of the perfective in Breton"
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:40 Jinqui Fu, Amherst & Thomas Roeper, UMass
 "The VP within Nominalizations: Evidence from
 Adverbs and `Do so'"
2:40-3:20 Ke Zou, USC
 "Resultative V-V Compounds
3:20-4:00 Johan Rooryck, HIL
 "On Two Types of Syntactic Underspecification
4:00-4:30 Break
4:30-5:10 Kumiko Murasugi, McGill
 "Constraints on the Feature Specification of AGR
5:10-5:50 Erika Mitchell, Stonehill College
 "When AgrO is fused to AgrS: What Morphology
 can tell us about the Functional Categories
5:50-6:30 Jonathan D. Bobaljik, MIT
 "What does Adjacency Do?"

Wednesday 5th January
3:30-4:10 Jerold Sadock, Chicago
 "Syntactic Activity and Inertness in
 West Greenlandic Derivational Morphology"
4:10-4:50 James Yoon, UIUC
 "Korean Verbal Inflection and Checking Theory"
4:50-5:05 Break
5:05-5:45 Eulalia Bonet, Barcelona
 "The Person-Case Constraint: Morphology or Syntax?"
5:45-6:25 Koji Fujita, Osaka
 "Middle, Ergative & Passive
 in English, a Minimalist Perspective"
6:25-6:40 Break
6:40-7:20 Mark C. Baker, CASBS & McGill
 "On Differences between Case & Agreement"
7:20-8:00 Sarah Cummins & Yves Roberge, Toronto
 "French Inflectional Morphology In and Out of Syntax"
8:00-??? Food & Fun - i.e. plan to stay!


 Lodging in the Boston/Cambridge area

1. Harvard Manor House, 110 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
(617)-864-5200, or toll-free 1-800-458-5886.Special conference rate
available: $80 per room per night. Please quote the name of the
conference when making reservations. Right in Harvard Square.
Easy access to conference by subway. Parking available.
_Make reservations by **Dec 4th**, 1993_.
2. Marriott Hotel, 2 Cambridge Center, Kendall Square,
Cambridge, MA 02139.(617)-494-6600 or toll-free 1-800-458-5886
Special MIT rate available: $129 per room per night. Please
specify (non)-smoking, king-size/2 double beds and mention
that you are attending an MIT conference when making reservations.
Very close to conference venue. Right next to subway stop, easy
access to downtown Boston and Harvard Square.
3. Howard Johnson's Cambridge, 777 Memorial Drive,
Cambridge, MA 02139.(617)-492-7777 Sort of special conference
rate available : $75/room/night singles or doubles; make
reservations by Dec. 18, mention Morphology/Syntax Connection
when reserving rooms. Free Parking. Close to MIT.
4. "A Bed & Breakfast Above the Rest", 50 Boatswain Way,
Suite 105, Boston, MA 02150. 1-800-677-2262; (617)-277-2292;
(617)-884-7748; FAX (617)-884-1544. Reservations service for
accommodations in private homes in Brookline, Boston, and Cambridge.
Average rate: single $40-55; double $50-65 and up.5. Beacon Inn &
Guest Houses, 248 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116.(617)-266-7276.
One block from Prudential Center between Copley & Hynes subway
stations. No parking available. Rate: single $55, double $70.
Prepaid reservations required.
6. Brookline Manor Guest House, 32 Centre Street,
Brookline, MA 02146.(617)-232-0003. Call ASAP as they
fill up quickly. One block from MBTA Coolidge Corner stop,
free parking. Rate: single or double $45-60, private and
shared baths, continental breakfast included.
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