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  1. T M Ellison, 10th International Congress of Celtic Studies (10-ICCS)
  2. Karen Zagona, tentative program

Message 1: 10th International Congress of Celtic Studies (10-ICCS)

Date: Thu, 08 Dec 94 15:08:37 +010th International Congress of Celtic Studies (10-ICCS)
From: T M Ellison <markecogsci.edinburgh.ac.uk>
Subject: 10th International Congress of Celtic Studies (10-ICCS)


This notice is being reposted because of problems with the first
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marke

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The 10th International Congress of Celtic Studies (10-ICCS)

The _International Congress of Celtic Studies_, the major academic
conference for Celtic Studies, will take place in Edinburgh 23-29 July
1995.

The theme, Celtic Connections, will be interpreted synchronically and
diachronically. Connections examined will include those between Celtic
cultures as well as relationships with the non-Celtic world.

Papers will be presented on: history, tradition, ethnology; philology,
linguistics; literary history, criticism and theory; archaeology; art.

Taking part in plenary sessions on key topics of Celticity and the
future of the Celtic languages will be Professor D Ellis Evans, Professor
Vincent and Dr Ruth Megaw, Dr Robert Owen Jones, Professor Seamas Mac
Mathuna.

Thanks to a massive response to our call for papers, 10-ICCS, while
fielding established scholars from every country where Celtic Studies
is practised, will also offer great breadth of choice and emphasis on
youth.

Accommodation will be provided on campus. A full programme of social
events and excursions is planned.

If you would like further details, please contact the organisers at
the following address. As some of the information about the conference
only exists in paper form, please include a physical address with any
request for more information.

 10-ICCS,
 Department of Celtic,
 David Hume Tower,
 University of Edinburgh,
 Edinburgh EH8 9JX,
 Scotland.

You can also contact the conference organisers electronically:

 Tel: +44 131 650 3622
 Fax: +44 131 650 6536
 E-mail: celrmssrv0.arts.ed.ac.uk

Uptodate information about the conference will be made available on
the World-Wide Web, at the following URL.

 URL: http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~marke/CelticCongress.html
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Message 2: tentative program

Date: Thu, 8 Dec 1994 12:39:59 -tentative program
From: Karen Zagona <lsrl25u.washington.edu>
Subject: tentative program


Dear colleague:
Here is the tentative program for LSRL25:

LSRL25
University of Washington
Seattle, WA (USA)
March 2-4, 1995

Thursday March 2
8:00 AM Registration
8:20 AM Welcome
8:30 AM Johan Rooryck (Leiden University) On the interaction between
Focus and Case-marking with 'believe' verbs.
9:00 AM Francisco Ordonez (City University of New York) and Esthela
Trevino (UAM-Iztapalapa, Mexico) The preverbal slot in Spanish.
9:30 AM Rejean Canac Marquis (UMass/UQAM) The distribution of 'a' and
'de' in Tough constructions in French.
10:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
10:30 AM Maria Uribe-Etxebarria (UC Irvine) Subjunctive of negation and
negative complementizers.
11:00 AM Georges Tsoulas (Universite Paris-8) French subjunctives and
universal grammar.
11:30 AM L.M. Tovena (University of Edinburgh) An expletive negation
which is not so redundant.
12:00 noon LUNCH BREAK
1:00 PM Mary Ellen Scullen (University of Louisville) French syllable
structure: why onsets matter.
1:30 PM Bernard Tranel (UC Irvine) Exceptionality in Optimality Theory
and final consonants in French.
2:00 PM Ioana Chitoran (Cornell University) The predictability of stress
in Romanian.
2:30 PM COFFEE BREAK
2:45 PM Luis Silva (UCLA) Merge and cliticization in Old Romance
futures/conditionals.
3:15 PM Hector Campos (Georgetown University) Full and reduced clitics in
Megleno-Romance.
3:45 PM Silvina A. Montrul (McGill University) Clitic-doubled dative
subjects in Spanish.
4:15 PM BREAK
4:30 PM Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (invited speaker)
6:00 PM RECEPTION (Walker-Ames Room)

Friday March 3
8:30 AM Viviane Deprez (Rutgers University) French and Haitian creole
N-words in their differences.
9:00 AM Antonia Andoutsopoulou (UCLA) Definite determiner licensing in
Aromanian.
9:30 AM Alazne Landa (University of the Basque Country) and Jon Franco
(Universidad de Deusto) Two issues in null objects in Basque Spanish:
morphological decoding and grammatical permeability.
10:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
10:30 AM Enrique Mallen (University of Florida) Attributive and
predicative adjectives in Germanic and Romance.
11:00 AM Galia Alexandrova (University of Ottawa) Participial clauses in
Bulgarian,Italian and Spanish.
11:30 AM Jose Bonneau (McGill University) & Pierre Pica (UQAM-CNRS) Control,
PRO-gate and WCO in French.
12:00 noon LUNCH
1:00 PM Gerhard Brugger (USC) and Mario D'Angelo (Universita di Venezia)
Tense and aspect at LF: the Italian present perfect.
1:30 PM Paula Kempchinsky (University of Iowa) Perfect auxiliaries,
possession and existence in Romance.
2:00 PM Jeannette Schaeffer (UCLA) Past participle agreement in Italian
child language.
2:30 PM COFFEE BREAK
2:45 PM Todd M. Bailey (University of Minnesota) Edge effects and
unstressed syllables in Spanish.
3:15 PM Ellen Kaisse (University of Washington) The prosodic environment
of s-weakening in Argentinian Spanish.
3:45 PM Pilar Prieto, Holly Nibert and Chilian Shih (AT&T Bell
Laboratories) A phonological or phonetic treatment of declination?:
evidence from Mexican Spanish.
4:15 PM BREAK
4:30 PM Adriana Belletti (invited speaker)
6:30 PM DINNER

Saturday March 4
8:30 AM Christina M. Tortora (University of Delaware) Two types of
unaccusatives: evidence from Northern Italian dialects.
9:00 AM Barbara Vance (Indiana University) Old French as an asymmetric V2
language.
9:30 AM Javier Gutierrez (UCLA) The scope of universal quantifiers in
Spanish interrogatives.
10:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
10:15 AM Jacques Lamarche (UQAM) Gender agreement and suppletion in French.
10:45 AM Liliana Sanchez (USC) Word order and agreement in DP in Southern
Andean Spanish and Quechua: a morphological approach to language contact.
11:15 AM Norma G. Catalan (Georgetown University) Evaluative affixation
and lexical compounding in Spanish: an account within Optimality Theory.
11:45 AM BREAK
12:00 noon James W. Harris (invited speaker)

Alternates:
Paola Crisma (UCLA) Attributive modifiers in event nominals.
Marta Lujan (UT-Austin) Obviation and control in subjunctive and
nonfinite complements.
Fernando Martinez-Gil (Ohio State University) The spelling distinction
b-u/v and the status of spirantization in Old Spanish.
Fatmazdhra El Fenne (Johns Hopkins University) and Caroile Paradis
(Universite Laval) Constraints and floating consonants in French
morphologu: extrinsic evidence.

Information about registration and accommodations will follow in a
separate message.

Sincerely,
Heles Contreras
For the LSRL25 organizing committee
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