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Message 1: WCCFL XIV Program

Date: Thu, 2 Feb 1995 11:26:22 -WCCFL XIV Program
From: Hajime Hoji <wccflmizar.usc.edu>
Subject: WCCFL XIV Program

 WCCFL XIV University of Southern California, Los Angeles
 March 10-12, 1995

 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

FRIDAY, March 10
8:30-9:15 REGISTRATION
9:15-9:30 WELCOME
9:30-10:00 Piroska Csuri (Brandeis University)
 "DRT and the two types of Anaphora"
10:00-10:30 Virginia Brennan (Vanderbilt University)
 "Tag Questions in Discourse"
10:45-11:15 Mireille Tremblay (UQAM) "Empty prepositions and UG"
11:15-11:45 Yuji Takano (UC-Irvine) "VP-Internal Oject Shift"
11:45-12:15 Masanori Nakamura (McGill University)
 "Theme Extraction in Bantu Applicatives
Lunch

1:30-2:00 Jongho Jun (UCLA) "Place assimilation as the result of conflicting
 Perceptual and Articulatory Constraints"
2:00-2:30 Edward Flemming (UCLA) "Evidence for Constraints on Contrasts"
2:30-3:00 Hubert Truckenbrodt (MIT) "A prosodic Constraint on extraposition
 and the syntax-phonology mapping"
3:15-3:45 Andre Meinunger (Forderungsgesellschaft Wissenschaftliche)
 "Focus Relations and Weak Islands"
3:45-4:15 Daniel Buring (Univ. zu Koln) and Katharina Hartmann (Univ.
 Frankfurt) "Extraposition, Quantifier Raising, and Association
 with Focus"
4:15-4:45 Jenny Doetjes and Martin Honcoop (Leiden University) "Eventual
 Objects & Scopal Islands"
5:15-5:45 Diana Cresti (MIT) "Economy and the Scope of Amount Phrases"
5:45-6:15 Christine Tellier and Daniel Valois (Univ de Montreal) "Agreement
 and Extraction out of DP"
6:15-6:45 Keun-Won Sohn (Univ of Connecticut) "Scope Interpretation without
 Rigidity Condition"

SATURDAY, March 11
9:00-9:30 Ruriko Kawashima (MIT) and Hisatsugu Kitahara (Princeton Univ.)
 "On the Definition of Move: Strict Cyclicity Revisited"
9:30-10:00 Roumyana Izvorski (Univ. of Pennsylvania) "A Solution to the
 Subcomparative Paradox"
10:00-10:30 Andreas Kathol and Carl Pollard (Ohio State Univ.) "Wh-Extraction
 in German Subordinate Clauses"
10:45-11:15 Satoshi Tomioka (Univ. of Mass., Amherst) "Donkey Pronouns and
 Sloppy Identity in VP ellipsis"
11:15-11:45 Helen de Hoop and Jaume Sola (Univ of Groningen) "Determiners,
 context sets, and focus"
11:45-12:15 Soowon Kim and James Lyle (Univ. of Washington) "Parasitic gaps,
 multiple questions, and VP ellipsis"
1:30-2:00 Knut Tarld Taraldsen (Univ. of Tromso) "Case, subject-orientation
 and agreement in Icelandic and Faroese"
2:00-2:30 Kevin Russell and Charlotte Reinholtz (Univ. of Manitoba)
 "Hierarchical Structure in a Non-Configurational Language"
2:30-3:00 Marco Haverkort (Univ. of Kansas)
 "Minimal and Maximal Clitics: A Typology"
3:15-3:45 Eugene Buckley (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
 "Constraint Domains in Kashaya"
3:45-4:15 Abigail R. Kaun (Univ. of Iowa)
 "Harmony as Alignment in Shuluun Hoh"
4:15-4:45 Orhan Orgun (UC-Berkeley) "Correspondence and Identity Constraints
 in two-level Optimality Theory"
5:15-5:45 Elly van Gelderen (Groningen Univ.) "Restraining Functional
 Categories: the Case of Auxiliaries and Participles"
5:45-6:15 Renate Musan (MIT)
 "Present/Past incompatibilites with tenses and modifiers"
6:15-6:45 Sabine Iatridou (Univ. of Pennsylvania) "To Have and Have not:
 Participial Agreement and the lack thereof"SUNDAY, March 12

7:30 RECEPTION

SUNDAY, March 10
9:00-9:30 Maria Uribe-Etxebarria (UC-Irvine) "Levels of Representation and
 Negative Polarity Item Licensing"
9:30-10:00 Jong-Bok Kim and Ivan Sag (Stanford Univ.) "Parametric Differences
 between English and French Negation: A Non-derivational
 Approach"
10:00-10:30 Utpal Lahiri (UC-Irvine) "On Negative Polarity Items in Hindi"
10:45-11:15 Plipip Spaelti (UC-Santa Cruz)
 "A Constraint-based Theory of Reduplication Patterns"
11:15-11:45 Amy Fountain (Univ. of Arizona)
 "Constraint Violability and Western Apache Syllabification"
11:45-12:15 Ayako Tsuchida (Cornell Univ.) "English loans in Japanese:
 Constraints in loanword phonology"
12:30-1:00 Teun Hoekstra (Leiden University) and Nina Hyams (UCLA) "The
 Syntax and Interpretation of `Dropped' Categories in Child
 Language. A Unified Account"
1:00-1:30 Carson Schutze (MIT) "Evidence for Case-Related Functional
 Projections in Early German"

ALTERNATES
Ad Neeleman (Utrecht Univ.) "PP-Complements and LF Theta-Role Discharge"
Mengistu Amerber (McGill Univ.) "The Transitivity of Verbs of SAYING revisited"
James Lyle (Univ. of Washington) "Split Ergativity and NP-Movement"
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Message 2: CSP conference programme

Date: Wed, 1 Feb 1995 10:59:25 GCSP conference programme
From: <K.M.Jaszczoltbton.ac.uk>
Subject: CSP conference programme

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FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN CONTRASTIVE SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS
 University of Brighton, 6-9 April 1995
 PROGRAMME. INITIAL DRAFT

Thursday, 6 April 1995
11.00-1.00 REGISTRATION
1.00-2.00 LUNCH
Session A
2.00-2.50 Gregory Ward (Northwestern University, Evanston)
 'English There-Sentences and Italian Subject Postposing'
2.50-3.40 Betty J. Birner (Pennsylvania) and Shahrzad Mahootian
 (Northeastern Illinois) 'Functional Constraints on Inversion in
 English and Farsi'
Session B
2.00-2.50 Anna Espunya (Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) 'The Realisation of the
 Semantic Operator PROG (Progressive) in English and Romance Lgs
2.50-3.40 Takashi Suzuki (Information-Technology Promotion Agency, Japan)
 'The Progressive in English and Japanese'
Session C
2.00-2.50 Ronny Boogart (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam) 'The Past Tense
 in English and Dutch: Discourse Level Implications of an
 Aspectual Distinction'
2.50-3.40 Louise Cornelis (Utrecht) 'English and Dutch: The Passive
 Difference'
3.40-4.00 TEA
Session A
4.00-4.50 Catherine Nickerson (Nijmegen) and Francesca Bargiela
 (Nottingham Trent) 'At the Intersection Between Grammar and
 Pragmatics: A Contrastive Study of Personal Pronouns and Other
 Forms of Address in Dutch and Italian'
4.50-5.40 Thierry Martiny (Namur) 'Forms of Address in French and Dutch:
 A Sociopragmatic Approach'
Session B
4.00-4.50 Kathleen Connors and Benoit Oulette (Montr al) 'Describing
 the Meanings of French Pronominal-Verbal Constructions
 for Students of French-English Translation'
4.50-5.40 Deborah D.K. Ruuskanen (Vaasa) 'The Effect of Pragmatic
 Factors on the Definition of Equivalence in Translation'
Session C
4.00-4.50 Jim Miller (Edinburgh) 'The Map Task and the Typology of Focus'
4.50-5.40 Guowen Huang and Robin P. Fawcett (U of Wales, Cardiff) 'A
 Functional Approach to 'Focussing' Constructions in English and
 Chinese'
5.40-6.40 PLENARY SESSION: Ferenc Kiefer (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
 'Situational Utterances'
7.00-8.00 DINNER
8.30 WINE RECEPTION

Friday, 7 April 1995
7.30-8.30 BREAKFAST
8.30-9.30 PLENARY SESSION: Rob van der Sandt (Nijmegen)
 'Domain Restriction'
Session A
9.30-10.20 Peter Abel and M rta Maleczki (Attila J zsef U, Szeged)
 'A Dynamic Approach to Specificity'
10.20-11.10 Brendan S. Gillon (McGill, Montreal) 'Collective and
 Distributive Readings of English Plural Noun Phrases'
Session B
9.30-10.20 Maria Kuc (School of Slavonic/East European Studies, London)
 'Polish Spatial Prefixes and English Adverbial and Prepositional
 Particles as Two Ways of Conveying Spatial Information'
10.20-11.10 Joachim Grabowski (Mannheim) 'The Prepositional Inventory of
 Languages: A Factor that Affects Comprehension of Spatial
 Prepostions'
Session C
9.30-10.20 Villy Rouchota (UCL) 'A Relevance-theoretic Account of the
 Attributive and the Referential Interpretation of Indefinite
 Descriptions: Evidence from English and Modern Greek'
10.20-11.10 Robyn Carston and Eun-Ju Noh (UCL)
 'Metalinguistic Negation Is Descriptive Negation'
11.10-11.30 COFFEE
11.30-12.30 PLENARY SESSION: Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (L dz)
 'Cross-linguistic and Language Specific Aspects of Semantic Prosody'
12.30-2.00 LUNCH
Session A
2.00-2.50 Tania Kuteva (Sofia/Cologne) Pragmaticalization in Pragmatic
 Discourse'
2.50-3.40 Juana I. Mar n-Arrese (Madrid) 'To Die, to Sleep'
Session B
2.00-2.50 Jadwiga Linde-Usiekniewicz (Warsaw) 'Size and Shape of Parts of
 the Human Body as Described by Polish and English Adjectives
 and Adverbs'
2.50-3.40 Natalia Tronenko (Oxford) 'Aspectual Structure of Russian and
 English Idioms'
Session C
2.00-2.50 Jutta Frense and Paul Bennett (UMIST)
 'Verb Alternations and Semantic Classes in English and German'
2.50-3.40 Mohammed Dabir-Moghaddam (Tehran)
 'Semantics of Compound Verbs in Persian'
3.40-4.00 TEA
Session A
4.00-4.50 Masako K. Hiraga(U of the Air, Japan) and Joan M. Turner
 (Goldsmiths College, London) 'Differing Perceptions of Face in
 British and Japanese Academic Settings'
4.50-5.40 Francesca Bargiela and Sandra Harris (Nottingham Trent) 'Inter-
 ruptive' Strategies in British and Italian Management Meetings'
5.40-6.30 Yu Ren Dong (Georgia) 'Talking Across Languages: Pragmatic
 Failures in Chinese Speakers' Conversations With Americans'
Session B
4.00-4.50 Karin Aijmer (Lund) 'Epistemic Modality in a Swedish-English
 Contrastive Perspective'
4.50-5.40 Raf Salkie (Brighton) 'Modality in French and English:
 A Corpus-Based Approach'
5.40-6.30 Richard Matthews (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Freiburg)'Could,
 might, should, ought vs. koennte, duerfte, sollte, muesste'
Session C
4.00-4.50 Stuart Kent(Brighton) and Jeremy Pitt(Imperial College, London)
 'Feature-Based and Model-Based Semantics for English, French
 and German Verb Phrases'
4.50-5.40 M rta Maleczki (Attila J zsef University, Szeged)
 'Semantic Relationships Between Verbs and Their Arguments'
5.40-6.30 Filip Devos and Bart Defrancq (Gent) 'Contrastive Verb Valency
 and Conceptual Structures in the Verbal Lexicon'
7.30-8.15 RECEPTION IN THE ROYAL PAVILION, BRIGHTON
 (no dinner: an opportunity to visit Brighton restaurants)

Saturday, 8 April 1995
7.30-8.30 BREAKFAST
8.30-9.30 PLENARY SESSION: R.R.K. Hartmann (Exeter)'Contrastive
 Textology and Corpus Linguistics: On the Value of
 Parallel Texts'
Session A
9.30-10.20 Judy Delin (Stirling), Tony Hartley (Brighton) and Donia Scott
 (Brighton) 'Getting at Pragmatic Distinctions: Contrastive
 Pragmatics in the Instructions Domain'
10.20-11.10 Susana Murcia-Bielsa (Cordoba) and Judy Delin (Stirling)
 'Factors in Syntactic Choice: Expressing Purpose and Direction
 in English and Spanish Instructions'
Session B
9.30-10.20 Senko K. Maynard (Rutgers) 'Contrastive Rhetoric: A Case of
 Nominalization in Japanese and English Discourse'
10.20-11.10 Suzuko Nishihara and Tomoyo Shibahara (National Language
 Research Institute, Tokyo) 'Rhetorical Contrast in Newspaper
 Reports: Asahi Shinbun and the International Herald Tribune'
Session C
9.30-10.20 Berna Hendriks (Nijmegen) 'The Use of Request Strategies by
 Dutch Learners of English'
10.20-11.10 Rob Le Pair (Nijmegen) 'Spanish Request Strategies: A
 Cross-Cultural and Intercultural Perspective'
11.10-11.30 COFFEE
11.30-12.30 PLENARY SESSION: Bruce Fraser, tba
12.30-2.00 LUNCH
Session A
2.00-2.50 Lena Ekberg (Lund) 'Vertical and Horizontal Paths in Swedish
 and Icelandic'
2.50-3.40 Elisabetta Fava (Padova) 'The Relevance of Semantics and
 Pragmatics in Controlling Linguistic Stipulations:A Contrastive
 Analysis of Some Properties of Semifactive Assertive Predicates
Session B
2.00-2.50 William McClure (Durham) 'Japanese Aspect and the Structure of
 Events'
2.50-3.40 Tomomi Nimura(SOAS,London) 'English and Japanese Demonstratives
 : A Contrastive Analysis of L2 Acquisition'
Session C
2.00-2.50 Laura Chao-chih Liao(Feng Chia, Taichung) and Mary I. Bresnahan
 (Michigan State) 'A Contrastive Pragmatic Study on American
 English and Mandarin Refusal Maxims and Strategies'
2.50-3.40 Victoria Escandell-Vidal(UNED) 'Politeness in Relevance Theory'
3.40-4.00 TEA
Session A
4.00-4.50 Laurie Anderson (Siena) 'Discourse Markers in Spoken English
 and Italian'
4.50-5.40 Kerstin Fischer and Martina Drescher (Bielefeld)
 'Methods for the Description of Discourse Particles'
5.40-6.30 Thorstein Fretheim (Trondheim) and Ildik Vasko
 (Eotvos L r nd,Budapest) 'Lexical Properties and Pragmatic
 Implications of Some Markers of Temporal Succession and
 Simultaneity: A Contrastive Analysis of Hungarian, Norwegian
 and English'
Session B
4.00-4.50 Seiko Fujii (Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
 'Semantics and Pragmatics of Concessive Conditionals in
 Japanese and English'
4.50-5.40 Masako Ueda (Brown University, Providence)
 'Discourse-semantic Functions of the Subjunctive Mood in Czech
 and Russian Conditional Sentences'
5.40-6.30 Jacqueline Visconti (Reading)
 'On English and Italian Complex Conditional Connectors:
 Matching Features and Implicatures in Defining Semanto-
 Pragmatic Equivalence'
Session C
4.00-4.50 Christopher J. Conlan (U of Technology, Perth, Australia) tba
4.50-5.40 Brigitte Planken (Catholic University, Nijmegen)
 'Politeness Phenomena in Sales Negotiations'
5.40-6.30 Keiko Tanaka (Oxford) 'Politeness in Japanese and English'
7.00-8.00 DINNER
8.30-10.00 tba

Sunday, 9 April 1995
7.30-8.30 BREAKFAST
8.30-9.30 PLENARY SESSION: Jef Verschueren (Antwerp)
 'A Pragmatic Methodology for Contrastive Ideology Research'
Session A
9.30-10.20 L szl Hunyadi (Lajos Kossuth, Debrecen)
 'The Logical Function of Phonetic Form'
10,20-11.10 Enric Vallduvi (Edinburgh)
 'Realisation of Information Structure Across Languages'
Session B
9.30-10.20 Chungmin Lee (Seoul)
 'Negative Polarity Items in Korean and English'
10.20-11.10 Torsten Leuschner (Freie Universitat Berlin/Universitaire
 Instelling Antwerpen) ' 'Ever' and Universal Quantifiers of
 Time: Observations From Some Germanic Languages'
Session C
9.30-10.20 Susan George (Centro Linguistico d'Ateneo, Camerino)
 'Rational Objectivism vs. Emotional Pressure in English and
 Italian Texts'
10.20-11.10 Jocelyne Vincent-Marrelli (IUO, Naples) 'Are We Missing Links
 Between Language, Culture and Disciplines?'
11.10-11.30 COFFEE
Session A
11.30-12.20 Jan van Voorst (Montr al) 'Some Systematic Differences
 Between the Dutch and English Transitive Construction'
12.20-13.10 Mayumi Masuko (International Christian University)
 'Expressing Adversity'
Session B
11.30-12.20 Jon Mills (Luton) 'A Comparison of the Semantic Values of
 Middle Cornish Leff and Dorn with Modern English Hand and Fist'
12.20-13.10 Montse Moreno-Zazo(Barcelona) 'The Spanish Verbs ser and estar:
 "Transitory" versus "Permanent" '
Session C
11.30-12.20 Saeko Fukushima (Tsuru)
 'Request Strategies in British English and Japanese'
12.20-1.10 Anna Ciliberti(Siena)'Repetition in Native/Non-Native Discourse
1.10-2.10 LUNCH

For information regarding registration and accomodations, contact:
Katarzyna Jaszczolt, The Language Centre, University of Brighton, Falmer,
Brighton BN1 9PH, United Kingdom
tel (44)01273 643336; fax (44)01273 690710; Email KMJbton.ac.uk
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