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Fri Sep 15 1995

Confs: NELS 26 Conference Schedule

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  1. John O'Neil, NELS 26 Conference Schedule

Message 1: NELS 26 Conference Schedule

Date: Thu, 14 Sep 1995 19:51:54 NELS 26 Conference Schedule
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Subject: NELS 26 Conference Schedule


 NELS 26
 Harvard/MIT, October 27-30, 1995

 Main Program Schedule

Friday, October 27, 1995

9:00 Ur Shlonsky, U. of Geneva
 Subject Agreement and the IP Sandwich

9:30 Daniel Silverman, UCLA
 Optimal and Sub-Optimal Timing Relations Between Stops,
 Vowels and Vocal Fold Spreading

10:00 Carson T. Schuetze, MIT
 Korean "Case Stacking" Isn't: Unifying Non-Case Uses
 of Case Particles

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 William Philip and Peter Coopmann, U. of Utrecht
 The Role of Referentiality in the Acquisition of Pronominal

11:30 Jacqueline van Kampen, U. of Utrecht
 PF/LF Convergence in Acquisition

12:00 Charles Reiss, Concordia U.
 Implicational Hierarchies and the Subset Principle in

12:30-2:00 Lunch Break

2:00 Michele Sigler, MIT
 Subject Positions in Armenian

2:30 Hotze Rullmann, U. of Groningen
 Two Types of Negative Polarity Items

3:00 Lea Nash, U. de Paris 8
 The Internal Ergative Subject Hypothesis

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00 Suzanne Urbanczyk, U. of Massachusetts
 Morphological Templates in Reduplication

4:30 Osamuyi Thompson Stewart, McGill U.
 Adverb Placement and the Structure of Serial Verb

5:00 Jae-Il Yeom, U. of Texas
 Presuppositions as Inducing Various Scope Readings

Saturday, October 28, 1995

9:00 Paul Portner and Raffaella Zanuttini, Georgetown U.
 The Syntax and Semantics of Scalar Negation: Evidence from

9:30 Jairo Nunes, U. of Maryland/USC
 On Why Traces Cannot Be Phonetically Realized

10:00 Rachel Walker, UC Santa Cruz
 A Third Parameter for Unbounded Stress

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 Mark D. Arnold, U. of Maryland
 The History of "Do" under Minimalist Assumptions: An
 Argument for Lexical Insertion at Spell-Out

11:30 Jun Da, U. of Texas
 A Constraint-Based Approach to the Chameleon /r/ in Mandarin

12:00 Brian Potter, UCLA
 Minimalism and the Mirror Principle

12:30-2:00 Lunch Break

2:00 Sabine Iatridou and Spyridoula Varlokosta, U. of Pennsylvania
 Pseudoclefts Crosslinguistically

2:30 Eun-Joo Kwak, Brown U.
 The Event Dependency of Plural Individuals

3:00 Joe Pater, McGill U.

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-5:30 Invited Speaker: Noam Chomsky, MIT

Sunday, October 29, 1995

9:30 Eric Reuland, U. of Utrecht
 Pronouns and Features

10:00 Roumyana Izvorski, U. of Pennsylvania
 The Syntax and Semantics of Correlative Pronouns

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 Christopher Kennedy, UC Santa Cruz
 Antecedent Contained Deletion and the Syntax of Quantification

11:30 Ronald Sprouse, UC Berkeley
 Vowels that "Borrow" Moras: Geminates and Weight in OT

12:00 Gertjan Postma and Johan Rooryck, U. of Leiden
 Modality and Possession in NP's

12:30-2:00 Lunch Break

2:00 Jose Camacho and Liliana Sanchez, USC
 Three Types of Conjunction

2:30 Kristin Hanson, U. of British Columbia
 Quantitative Meter in English

3:00 Danny Fox and Uli Sauerland, MIT
 Illusive Scope of Universal Quantifiers

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00 Jason Merchant, UC Santa Cruz
 Object Scrambling and Quantifier Float in German

4:30 Mark S. Hewitt, Brandeis U. and Megan J. Crowhurst,
 U. of North Carolina
 Conjunctive Constraints and Templates

5:00 James McCloskey, UC Santa Cruz
 Wh-Movement and Quantifier Float in an Irish English


Phonology: Sylvia Zetterstrand, Harvard U.
 High Vocoids in Turkana

Semantics: Christine Brisson, Rutgers U.
 Distributivity, Asymmetry, and "Both"

Syntax: (1) Richard Campbell, Oakland U.
 One(s): The Lonely Number

 (2) Jila Ghomeshi and Elizabeth Ritter, U. of Toronto and
 U. of Calgary
 Binding, Possessives and the Structure of DP


Monday, October 30, 1995


9:00 Stephen Crain, Weijia Ni and Donald Shankweiler,
 Haskins Laboratories
 Meaning and Modularity

9:30 Markus Bader, Josef Bayer, Jens-Max Hopf and Michael Meng,
 Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena
 Case-Assignment in Processing German Verb-Final Clauses

10:00 Colin Phillips, MIT
 Right-Association: A Single Strategy for Structural Parsing

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45 Stephen P. Liversedge, U. of Nottingham
 Processing Arguments and Adjuncts in Null, Felicitous, and
 Infelicitous Contexts

11:15 Edward Gibson, MIT (invited speaker)

12:15-12:30 Snack break

12:30 Shelia Kennison, U. of Massachusetts, Amherst
 The Role of Verb-Specific Lexical Information in Syntactic
 Ambiguity Resolution

1:00 Julie Sedivy, Michael Tanenhaus, Michael Spivey-Knowlton,
 Kathleen, Eberhard, Greg Carlson, U. of Rochester
 Using Contrast Sets in the On-Line Processing of Contrastive Focus


 Paola Merlo, U. of Geneva, and Suzanne Stevenson, Rutgers U.,
 Differential Difficulty of Reduced Relative Clauses: A Structural
 Complexity Account


9:00 Andrew Garrett, UC Berkeley
 Prosodic and Syntactic Structures in Wackernagl's Law

9:30 Charles Reiss, Concordia U.
 Phonological and Lexical Allomorphy

10:00 Roumyana Izvorski
 From Old Church Slavonic to Modern Bulgarian: Clitic Placement &
 Phrase Structure Change

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45 Mark Hale, Concordia U.
 Prosodic Structure, Syntax, and Meter in the Language of the Rigveda

11:15 Calvert Watkins, Harvard U. (invited speaker)

12:15-12:30 Snack break

12:30 Joseph Eska, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State U.
 Gestures, Allegro-Speech Phenomena, and Epenthesis in Hispano-Celtic

1:00 Ans van Kememade
 Negation and Second-Position Phenomena


 Antonia Androutsopolou and Manuel Espanol-Echevarria, UCLA
 Case Attraction in Classical Greek Relative Clauses

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