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Date: Tue, 05 Dec 1995 00:35:30 workshop on focus final program
From: Workshop on Focus <focuslinguist.umass.edu>
Subject: workshop on focus final program

 This is the final program.
 You will find an approximate map of the UMass Campus at the end of this
 message.

 We hope you enjoy the Workshop!

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 WORKSHOP ON FOCUS
 University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 December 8-10, 1995
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 ****REVISED PROGRAM****
 FRIDAY 12/8
 Bartlett 206
 12:00 - 1:00	Registration
 1:00 - 1:10	Opening Remarks
 1:10 - 1:50	Catherine Rudin (Wayne State College),
 		Tracy Holloway King (Standford),
 		Roumyana Izvorski (University of Pennsylvania):
		Focus in Bulgarian and Russian Yes-No Questions.
 1:50 - 2:30	Maribel Romero (University of Massachusetts, Amherst):
 			The P-set of a Focused wh-word.
 Break (20 min.)
 2:50 - 3:30	Olga Babko-Malaya (Rutgers University)
		Context-Dependent Quantifiers Restricted by Focus.
 3:30 - 4:10	Daniel Buring (University og Koln):
		Topics and Disambiguation.
 4:10 - 4:50	Mary Wu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign):
		Focus, Structure and Uniqueness Implications of the NP --
		with special reference to complex NPs in Mandarin Chinese.
 Break (20 min.)

 5:10 - 6:20 Invited Speakers: 	
 		Eva Hajicova (Universita Karlova)
 		Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts)
 		Petr Sgall (Universita Karlova)
		Focus, Topic and Semantics
 			
 SATURDAY 12/9
 Hasbrouck
 9:30 - 10:10	Eugenia Casielles (University of Massachusetts, Amherst):
		FOCUS PREPOSING (it's called).
 10:10 - 10:50	David Beck (Universtiy of Toronto)
		On the Syntactic Expression of Topic and Rheme in Two
			Salishan Languages.
 Break (20 min.)
 11:10 - 12:20 Invited Speaker	
 		Elisabeth Selkirk (University of Massachusetts)
		Prosodic Reflexes of Focus
 Lunch (1h. 40 min.)
 2:00 - 2:40	Akihiko Uechi (University of British Columbia):
		Focus Phrasing in Japanese: An Optimality Approach.
 2:40 - 3:10	Amy Schafer (University of Massachusetts at Amherst):
		Prosodic Phrasing and Focus: The Bounded Projection
		Hypothesis.
 Break (20 min.)
 3:30 - 4:10	Elena Herburger (University of Southern California):
		Presupposition vs. Assertion: a Neo-Davidsonian Account.
 4:10 - 4:50	Cecile Meier (University of Tubingen):
		Allegation under Negation in Causal Contexts.
 4:50 - 5:30	Julie Sedivy, Michael Tannenhaus, Gregory Carlson
 		(University of Rochester):
		Using Contrast Sets to Resolve Reference On-line.

 SUNDAY 12/10
 Hasbrouck
 9:30 - 10:10	Ricardo Echepare (University of Maryland):
		A Case for Two Types of Focus in Basque.
 10:10 - 10:50	Juvenal Ndayiragije (University of Western Ontario):
		TP-Internal Focus in Bantu and "Attract-F".
 10:50 - 11:30	Edward Gobbel (University of Tubingen):
		On the Syntax of Focus-Movement in Romanian.

 Break (20 min.)
 11:50 - 12:30	Dag E. Wold (Massachusetts Institute of Technology):
		How to Interpret Multiple Foci without Moving
		a Focused Constituent.
 12:30 - 1:10	Bernhard Schwarz (University of Massachusetts, Amherst):
		On Kratzer's Tanglewood Example.

 *Alternates*

 Eloise Jelinek (University of Arizona)
 	Pronoun Classes and Focus
 Rosemary Stevenson (University of Durham)
 	Focusing of Elements in a Discourse Model:
 	Thematic Role Effects on the Accessibility of a
 	PronounUs Antecedents
 Robert Van Valin (State University of New York)
 	Cross-Linguistic Variation in Structural Constraints on Focus
 Robert Westmoreland (Indiana University)
 	Contrastiveness as embedded focus

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 HOW TO GET AROUND THE ***UMASS CAMPUS***
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N |---->---		South College				| Street
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L |	_______*Bartlett*			| Pond	|	|
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