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Thu 03 Feb 1994

Confs: Mixtec, Argument Structure and Phrase Structure

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  1. Fran Karttunen, Mixtec meeting
  2. "George Fowler h(, Workshop on Argument Structure and Phrase Structure

Message 1: Mixtec meeting

Date: Sun, 30 Jan 1994 12:59:32 Mixtec meeting
From: Fran Karttunen <>
Subject: Mixtec meeting

Nancy Troike sends the following information:

The MIXTEC GATEWAY will be held March 12-16, 1994, at the Aladdin Hotel in
Las Vegas, Nevada under the cosponsorship of The Mixtec Foundation of
Austin Texas and the Braunstein Foundation of Las Vegas, Nevada.

The focus of the meeting will be on the pre-hispanic period of Mixtec culture
and the early part of the colonial era and will include linguistics,
together with archaeology, ethnography, geography, codices, ethnohistory,
and early colonial archives and history. These topics will be discussed
by US and European scholars including Autrey, Byland, Dennis, Jill Furst,
Josserand, Jansen, Monaghan, Evelyn and Kenneth Pike, Rabin, Terraciano,
Nancy Troike, and van de Loo.

On Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13, there will be an OVERVIEW of all topics.
This will be followed on Monday-Wednesday by a WORKSHOP. During the
OVERVIEW each speaker will summarize the present state of knowledge
and research in his/her specialty. In the WORKSHOP the scholars will work
directly with the participants, giving details and concrete examples.

The GATEWAY is open to everyone interested in Mixtec culture. The
OVERVIEW is complete in itself; registration is $25, and the session
will be gin at 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Registration for the WORKSHOP
is $50; participants are also required to register for the OVERVIEW, because
the data from those sessions will inform the WORKSHOP discussions.
Room costs at the hotel are $65 for the Camelot section or $85 for the
Tower, either single or double.

To register, please send the following information: (1) your name and
mailing address; (2) your name and affiliation or town as you
prefer them on your name tag; and (3) a check or money order (no
credit cards) for your registration made payable to The Mixtec
Foundation, Inc. Mail to: Dr. Nancy Troike, The Mixtec Foundation,
P.O. Box 5587, Austin, TX 78763-5587. For furtehr information,
call The Mixtec Foundation: (512) 452-1537. Detailed information
concerning hotel reservations, etc., will be sent to registrants.
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Message 2: Workshop on Argument Structure and Phrase Structure

Date: Thu, 3 Feb 94 11:26:30 ESTWorkshop on Argument Structure and Phrase Structure
From: "George Fowler h( <>
Subject: Workshop on Argument Structure and Phrase Structure

A workshop on


Indiana University, Bloomington
February 26-27 1994

Saturday, 26 February

 9:00-10:30: Ray Jackendoff, Brandeis
 "Lexical Insertion in a Post-Minimalist Theory"

 11:00-12:30: Jane Grimshaw, Rutgers
 "Argument Structure and Phrase Structure"


 2:00-3:30: Teun Hoekstra, Leiden
 "Psych Predicates"

 4:00-5:30: Edwin Williams, Princeton
 "Expletives and NP Movement"

PARTY: 8:00-11:00 at the International Center, 111 S. Jordan.

Sunday, 27 February

 9:00-10:30: David Pesetsky, MIT
 "Cascade Syntax"

 11:00-12:30: Peter Sells, Stanford
 "Projecting Argument Structure and Phrase Structure"


 2:00-3:30: Roundtable discussion

All sessions will take place in room 1120, Wright Education Building, 201
N. Rose St.

For further information, contact Linda Schwartz, Dept. of Linguistics,
Memorial Hall 322, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, e-mail:, Ph. 812-855-7447.

Sponsored by the Indiana University Office of Academic Affairs and
Dean of Faculties Multidisciplinary Seminars Fund

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