LINGUIST List 7.1211

Sat Aug 31 1996

Confs: Formal description of Slavic langs, NELS 27 program

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  1. Peter Kosta, Second European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages in Potsdam 1997
  2. Tony PI, NELS 27 PROGRAM

Message 1: Second European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages in Potsdam 1997

Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 12:27:06 PDT
From: Peter Kosta <>
Subject: Second European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages in Potsdam 1997

Second European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages
(FDSL2) in Potsdam, Germany, in 1997

Dear colleague,
the organizers of FDSL have decided that the next conference (FDSL2)
will take place in Potsdam in 1997. Further information will be
available in due time.

For the Organizing Committee
Prof. Dr. Peter Kosta
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
University of Potsdam
Postfach 60 15 53
D-14415 Potsdam

Tel.: 0331/977 2623 or -2162
Fax: 0331/977 2620
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Message 2: NELS 27 PROGRAM

Date: Wed, 28 Aug 1996 18:42:01 EDT
From: Tony PI <mordruCS.McGill.CA>
Subject: NELS 27 PROGRAM
NELS 27 Program


9:30-10:00	Chris Wilder (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin)
		'Phrasal Movement in LF: de re Readings, VP-Ellipsis
and Binding'

10:00-10:30	Eric Potsdam (University of California, San Diego)
		'English Verbal Morphology and VP Ellipsis'

10:30-11:00	Ralph Blight (University of Texas, Austin)
		Verb Movement and the Distribution of Copular be'

11:00-11:30	Andrew Carnie (University of Michigan)
		'On the Notions X0 and XP'

11:30-1:00	Lunch Break

1:00-1:30	Tracy Holloway King (Stanford University)
		'The Prosodic Status of A/A'-Heads in Slavic'

1:30-2:00	Strang Burton	(University of British Columbia)
		'Past Tense on Nouns as Death, Destruction, and Loss'

2:00-2:30	Nigel Duffield (McGill University)
		'Distributed Mutation'

2:30-2:45	Tea Break

2:45-3:15	James Giargola (Sensory Circuits)
		'Constraints Interaction and Brazilian Portuguese
Glide Distribution'

3:15-3:45 	Diamandis Gafos (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
		'A New Distinctive Feature (Cross-Sectional Channel)'

3:45-4:15 Helga Humbert (P.J. Meertens-Instituut (KNAW), Amsterdam)
		'On the Asymmetrical Nature of Nasal Obstruent Relations'

4:15-4:30	Tea Break			

4:30-5:00	Gillian Catriona Ramchand (Oxford University)	
		'Questions, Polarity and Alternative Semantics'

5:00-5:30 David Adger (University of York) & Josep Quer (Utrecht
		'Subjunctives, Clausal Polarity Items, and Unselected
Embedded Questions'

5:30-6:00	Sabine Iatridou (University of Pennsylvania)
		'The Grammatical Ingredients of Counterfactuality'


9:00-9:30	Eric Raimy &William Idsardi (University of Delaware)
		'A Minimalist Approach to Reduplication in OT'

9:30-10:00	John Alderete (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
		'Dissimilation as Local Conjunction'

10:00-10:30	Mark Hale & Charles Reiss (Concordia University)
		'How to Parse (and How Not to) in OT Phonology'

10:30-10:45	Tea Break

10:45-11:15	Lea Nash & Alain Rouveret (Universite Paris 8)
		'Proxy Categories in Phrase-Structure Theory'

11:15-11:45	Anders Holmberg (University of Tromso)
		'The True Nature of Holmberg's Generalization'

11:45-12:15	Knut Tarald Taraldsen (University of Tromso)	
		'The que/qui-Alternation Meets the Wizard of Id'

12:15-2:00	Lunch Break

2:00-2:30	Orin Percus (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
		'Prying Open the Cleft'

2:30-3:00	Jeffrey Lidz (University of Delaware)
		'When is a Reflexive not a Reflexive?: Near
Reflexivity and Condition R'

3:00-3:30	Roland Hinterholzl (University of Southern California)
		'Infinitival Tense, Verb Raising and Verb Projection'

3:30-3:45	Tea Break

3:45-4:15	Caroline Laws Smith (University of Ottawa)
		'Fricative Devoicing; Effects of Prosodic Context on a
Lenition Process'

4:15-4:45	Trisha Causley (University of Toronto)
		'Featural Correspondence and Identity: the Athapaskan

4:45-5:15	Mike Cahil (Ohio State /SIL)& Frederick Parkinson (Ohio 
State University)
		'Partial Class Behaviour and Feature Geometry: Remarks
on Feature Class Theory'

5:15-5:45	Business Meeting

?????		Party


9:00-9:30	Rejean Canac Marquis (University of Quebec, Montreal)
		'Weak and Weakest Crossovers are Derivational'

9:30-10:00	Matthew Pearson (University of California, Los Angeles)
		'Pied-Piping into the Left Periphery: Malagasy as a


10:00-10:30	Diane Massam & Carolyn Smallwood (University of Toronto)
		'Essential Features of Predication in English and Niuean'

10:30-10:45	Tea Break

10:45-11:15	William Snyder & Deborah Chen (University of Connecticut)
		'On the Syntax-Morphology Interface in the Acquisition
of French and English'

11:15-11:45	Arild Hestvik (University of Bergen) & William Philip
(University of Utrecht & University of Bergen)
		'Reflexivity, Anti-Subject Orientation and Language

11:45-12:15	Lynn Nichols (Harvard University)
		'DP and Polysynthesis'

12:15-12:45	Mark C. Baker & Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart (McGill
		'Unaccusativity and the Adjective-Verb Distinction:
Edo Evidence'

Alternate Papers
Samira Farwaneh (University of Utah)	
		'Reduction and Augmentation in Arabic: the Role of
Uniform Exponence and Base-Identity' 

Kumiko Murasugi (CarltonUniversity / University of Ottawa)
		"Relative Restriction on Relative Clauses'
Shengsheng Zhu (University of Arizona)
		'Scope of Negation and Discourse Relations'

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