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Mon 20 Mar 1995

Confs: Student Conf in Linguistics program and correction

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  1. Carole Tenny Boster, SCIL7 conference-program
  2. Carole Tenny Boster, SCIL7 Error!

Message 1: SCIL7 conference-program

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 95 14:40:28 ESSCIL7 conference-program
From: Carole Tenny Boster <TENNYUConnVM.UConn.Edu>
Subject: SCIL7 conference-program

Here is the program for the 7th Annual Student Conference in Linguistics,
to be held at the University of Connecticut on April 8-9, 1995. Students
AND faculty are invited to attend. If you know of students who might be
interested, please pass this information along to them.

Registration, housing and travel information will be posted on the Listserv


Student Conference in Linguistics, VII
University of Connecticut, Storrs
April 8-9, 1995



8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks

Session 1: Semantics I
9:15 - 9:55 Elena Herburger, USC
 Focus Structures Quantification over Events
9:55 - 10:35 Andre Meinunger, FAS, Berlin
 Focus Relations and Weak Islands

10:35 -10:45 Break

Session 2: Discourse/Language Acquisition
10:45 - 11:25 Piroska Csuri, Brandeis University
 Residual DRSUs and the Theory of Anaphora
11:25 - 12:05 Sjoukje van der Wal, University of Groningen
 What is negative to the child? Evidence from the Acquisition of

12:05 - 1:30 Lunch Break

Session 3: Syntax I
1:30 - 2:10 Masanori Nakamura, McGill University
2:10 - 2:50 Rajesh Bhatt & Roumyana Izvorski, UPENN
 Implicit Arguments and Control
2:50 - 3:30 Hidekazu Tanaka, McGill University
 Reconstruction and Chain Uniformity

3:30 - 3:40 Break

Session 4: Phonology
3:40 - 4:20 Ruben van de Vijver, Vrije Universiteit
 Get Your Feet Out of Here
4:20 - 5:00 Sechang Lee, USC
 Obstruent Unreleasing and Tensification in Korean
5:00 - 5:40 Takako Kawasaki, McGill University
 Voicing Underspecification in Optimality Theory

6:30-Midnight Dinner Party

SUNDAY, April 9

8:00-9:00 Registration and Breakfast

Session 5: Syntax II
9:00 - 9:40 Keiko Muromatsu, University of Maryland
 Integrals and Spatials: Two Types of Existentials in Japanese
9:40 - 10:20 Dae-ho Chung & Hong-Keun Park, USC
 An Indirect Question Analysis of Korean $/" Quantifiers
10:20 - 11:00 Roumyana Slabakova, McGill University
 Slavic SE and Aspect

11:00 - 11:10 Break

Session 6: Semantics II
11:10 - 11:50 Stefan Engelberg, University of Wuppertal
 Event Structure and Verb Arguments
11:50 - 12:30 Ellen Thompson, University of Maryland
 The Syntactic Representation of Aktionsart

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch Break

Session 7: Syntax III
2:00 - 2:40 Norvin Richards, MIT
 The Principle of Minimal Compliance
2:40 - 3:20 Uli Sauerland, MIT
 The Lemmings Theory of Case
3:20 - 4:00 Roumyana Izvorski, UPENN
 The Empty Category in Subcomparatives

Hong-Keun Park, USC
Quantification in English and Japanese/Korean: A-movment/Scrambling as a Fake

Marc van Oostendorp, Tilburg University
Root Controlled Vowel Harmony and Segment Integrity
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Message 2: SCIL7 Error!

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 95 13:50:30 ESSCIL7 Error!
From: Carole Tenny Boster <TENNYUConnVM.UConn.Edu>
Subject: SCIL7 Error!

For those of you who have received SCIL7 Conference registration materials
through your department (or any other snail-mail way), the driving directions
contained a mistake. Here's the correction:

)From I-84 East, take Exit 68 and turn **RIGHT** onto Rt. 195 South.
)From I-84 West, take Exit 68 and turn left onto Rt. 195 South.

Please forward this information to anyone you know is planning to attend the
conference. Also, please forward SCIL7 information to any friends and
colleagues who may not know about it.
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