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Tue Jan 23 1996

Confs: Specifiers conference program

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Message 1: SPECIFIERS Conference Program

Date: Tue, 23 Jan 1996 13:27:36 GMT
From: D Adger <lang7mailer.york.ac.uk>
Subject: SPECIFIERS Conference Program
Please contact the organisers (lang7tower.york.ac.uk) for information 
about accommodation. The conference fee will be nominal.
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Specifiers Conference
21st - 23rd March
King's Manor
University of York

Programme: (This programme can also be found in 

http://www.york.ac.uk/~lang7/program.html)

(NB party and dinner times to be arranged)

Thursday 21st March

9.45 - 10.45 Rita Manzini "Complex adverbials and the theory of 
Specifiers/Adjuncts"

10.45 - 11.00 Gunther Grewendorf & Joachim Sabel "Multiple Specifiers 
vs. Adjunction: explaining (cross-linguistic) variation of Locality-
and A/A'-Distinctions"

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

11.30 - 12.45 Thierry Etchegoyhen "Identificational processes in
Relative Clauses: [Spec, CP] as an A-position"

12.45 - 2.15 Lunch

2.15 - 3.00 Andreas Kathol "[Spec, CP] in Standard German reconsidered"

3.00 - 3.45 Ronnie Cann "Specifiers as secondary heads"

3.45 - 4.15 Coffee

4.15 - 5.00 Anna-Maria DiSciullo "Configurational Asymmetry and the
role of Specifiers in configurational morphology"

Friday 22nd March

9.45 - 10.45 Peggy Speas "The projection and interpretation of null
specifiers"

10.45 - 11.00 Jairo Nunes "Spec-head relation for feature checking: 
a departure from optimality"

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

11.30 - 12.15 Artemis Alexiadou & Elena Anagnostopoulou "EPP-checking,
[Spec, IP] and V-raising"

12.15 - 2.15 Lunch

2.15 - 3.00 Teun Hoekstra, Nina Hyams & Misha Becker "The role of the specifier
 
and finiteness in Early Grammar"

3.00 - 3.45 Noriaki Yusa "On why Japanese learners of English are
poor at detecting Subjacency and ECP violations"

3.45 - 4.15 Coffee

4.15 - 5.00 Bonnie Schwartz "to be announced"

Saturday 23rd March

9.30 - 10.30 Teun Hoekstra "Specifiers in nominal and verbal structures"

10.30 - 11.15 Elabbas Benmamoun "Spec-head agreement, Case and the
PF interface"

11.15 - 11.45 Coffee

11.45 - 12.00 Alessandra Giorgi & Fabio Pianesi "Feature representation
and the projection of specifiers"

12.00 - 1.30 Lunch

1.30 - 2.30 Jane Grimshaw "to be announced"

2.30 - 3.15 Nigel Duffield "Parameterising specifiers beats 
specifying parameters"

3.45 - 4.15 Coffee

4.15 - 5.00 Edit Doron & Caroline Heycock "Filling and licensing
multiple specifiers"

Alternates: Annabel Cormac "Without specifiers"
	 Andrew Simpson "Wh-licensing, movement and the locality
			 of feature checking"
	 Lynn Nichols "Obligatory Logical Movement and specifiers
			 of functional projections"
	 Lynn Santelmann "The acquisition of spec-head relationships
			 in Child Swedish: evidence for UG and 
			 language-specific effects"
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