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Wed Nov 22 1995

Confs: GURT '96, Going Romance '95

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Message 1: GURT'96

Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1995 12:56:43 GURT'96
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Subject: GURT'96

 Georgetown University Round Table
 on Languages and Linguistics 1996

 Linguistics, language acquisition, and language variation:
 Current trends and future prospects

 March 14 - March 16, 1996

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This is a brief version intended to keep list messages short.
To see the full program, visit this www-site:
...or contact the GURT staff at the address given below.
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 Thursday, March 14, 1996

Opening remarks
 James E. Alatis, Chair, Georgetown University Round Table

Dedication of Conference to Earl Stevick, Independent Researcher

Plenary Address
 David Crystal, Cambridge University Press
 "Playing with linguistic problems from Orwell to Plato and
 back again"


 Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, 1996


Michael Breen, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Anna Uhl Chamot, The George Washington University

Donna Christian, Center for Applied Linguistics

Mary Ann Christison, Snow College

Reinhold Freudenstein, IFS der Philipps-Universitaet, Marburg/Lahn,

Braj Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Yamuna Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California

Donna Lardiere and Andrea Tyler, Georgetown University

Ronald P. Leow, Georgetown University

Joan Morley, University of Michigan

Peter Patrick, Georgetown University

Theodore Rodgers, University of Hawaii and Bilkent University,
Ankara, Turkey

Renzo Titone, University of Rome, Italy and University of Toronto,

Walt Wolfram and Gail Hamilton, North Carolina State University
and Ocracoke School, North Carolina


Tutorial with Stephen Krashen, School of Education, University of
Southern California

This workshop will cover, and attempt to integrate, material
presented at Krashen's GURT presentations since 1989. It will
review evidence for and against the input hypothesis, the reading
hypothesis, applications of the input hypothesis to beginning
and intermediate language and literacy development, the role of
light reading, and applications to bilingual education.


For more information, please contact Carolyn A. Straehle,
Coordinator * GURT 1996 * Georgetown University
International Language Programs and Research * 306-U
Intercultural Center * Washington, DC 20057-1045
e-mail: gurtguvax.bitnet or *
voice: 202/687-5726 * fax: 202/687-0699
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Message 2: Going Romance program

Date: Tue, 21 Nov 1995 16:06:42 Going Romance program
From: "F. van der Leeuw" <>
Subject: Going Romance program



		 Ninth Symposium on Romance Linguistics
			Amsterdam, December 7-9

Organized by the Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics (HIL), the
Research Institute for Language and Speech (OTS Utrecht) and the
departments of French and Italian of the University of Amsterdam.

Details about preregistration follow the program.

Thursday, December 7

 9.30 - 9.45	Opening of the conference by Aafke Hulk (University of

 9.45 - 10.45	Jacqueline Gueron, Paris X (Invited Speaker)
		Missing Tenses: Contrasts between French and English

10.45 - 11.05	Break

11.05 - 11.45	Alessandra Giorgi & Fabio Pianesi, University of Bergamo
		& IRST
		Definite Temporal Arguments: a Comparison between Italian
		and English

11.45 - 12.25	Manuel Espanol-Echevarria, UCLA
		Definiteness in A of a N contexts

12.25 - 14.25	Lunch

14.25 - 15.05	Gloria Cocchi, University of Firenze
		Two Cases of Split Ergativity in Italian Dialects

15.05 - 15.45	Caterina Donati, University of Firenze
		Comparative Clauses: a Raising Analysis

15.45 - 16.05	Break

16.05 - 16.45	Xavier Villalba, University of Barcelona
		Leftward Right Dislocation

16.45 - 17.45	James Harris, MIT (Invited Speaker)
		Spanish Imperatives: Syntax Meets Morphology

17.45 - ?	Drink

Friday, December 8

 9.30 - 10.30	Alain Rouveret, Paris VIII (Invited Speaker)
		Clitics, Subjects and Tense in European Portuguese

10.30 - 10.50	Break

10.50 - 11.30	Anna Pettiward, SOAS
		Anti-Procrastinate Effects and Optional Agreement in French

11.30 - 12.10	Eduardo Raposo, UCSB
		Towards a Restrictive Theory of Clitic Placement in Romance

12.10 - 14.15	Lunch

14.15 - 15.15	Patrick Sauzet, Paris VIII (Invited Speaker)
		Affixation, Cliticization and Word Order

15.15 - 15.55	Mara Frascarelli, University of Rome III
		The Prosody of Focus in Italian

15.55 - 16.15	Break

16.15 - 16.55	Fernando Martinez-Gil, Ohio State University
		Consonant Vocalization in Chilean Spanish: a
		Constraint-Based Approach

16.55 - 17.35	Leo Wetzels, Free University of Amsterdam/HIL
		The Phonetics and Phonology of Nasality in Brazilian Portuguese

18.00 - ?	Going Romance Dinner

Saturday, December 9

 9.30 - 10.10	Liliane Haegeman, University of Geneva
		Null Subjects in the non Pro-Drop Languages and the
		Structure of CP.

10.10 - 10.50	Carlo Cecchetto, Dipartimento di Scienze Cognitive, Milan
		Reconstruction and Clitic Left (Right) Dislocation

10.50 - 11.10	Break

11.10 - 11.50	Viviane Deprez, Rutgers University
		Negative Concord in French and Haitian Creole

11.50 - 12.30	Christine Tellier & Daniel Valois, University of Montreal
		Agreements and Extraction: a Representational View

12.30 - 14.30	Lunch

14.30 - 15.10	Andrea Moro, Dipartimento di Scienze Cognitive, Milan
		Case Theory and the Distribution of "ci" in Italian:
		Towards a Unified Theory of "essere" and "avere"

15.10 - 16.10	Luigi Rizzi, University of Geneva
		The Fine Structure of the Left Periphery


1. Ana Maria Martins, University of Lisbon
 Clitic Climbing and the Structure of Infinitival Complements

2. Teresa Satterfield, University of Iowa
 Null Subjects and the Extended Parametrization Hypothesis

3. Petra Sleeman, University of Amsterdam
 The licensing of Empty Noun Constructions

PREREGISTRATION is possible by e-mail, regular mail or fax.
Please indicate your name, affiliation, address, e-mail address, phone
number and fax number.

After your preregistration we will send further information about
the conference, accomodation etc.

The conference fee is f.35,-, on-site payment is possible.	

The Organizing Committee:
J. Dekkers, D. Delfitto, A. Hulk, F. van der Leeuw, M. Nespor, M. de Wind.

Address:				Phone:
Going Romance				++31-20-5253805 or
Department of French			++31-20-5254635
University of Amsterdam			Fax:
Spuistraat 134				++31-20-5254429
1012 VB Amsterdam			E-mail:
The Netherlands
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