LINGUIST List 7.1503

Fri Oct 25 1996

Confs: Comparative Germanic Syntax 12 & HIL Phonology 3

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  1. Jeroen van de Weijer, Comparative Germanic Syntax 12 & HIL Phonology 3

Message 1: Comparative Germanic Syntax 12 & HIL Phonology 3

Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 15:47:06 CDT
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <>
Subject: Comparative Germanic Syntax 12 & HIL Phonology 3
[Editor's note: This is the second posting of this announcement. In
the first, we neglected to include mention of the HIL Phonology
Conference in the subject line, so some phonologists might have
missed this information.]


>From 9-11 January, the Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics
(HIL) will celebrate its first lustrum, with two conferences:
 the Third HIL Phonology Conference (HILP 3)
 the Twelfth Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW 12)

The preliminary programmes of both conferences are given below. For
more information on HILP 3, contact Prof. Geert Booij, For more information on CGSW 12, contact Dr.
Marcel den Dikken,

Information for both conferences can also be found on the Web, at

General information for both conferences and a pre-registration form
will be posted in a separate message.

On Wednesday 8 January at 17:00 p.m. registration for both
conferences can take place, at the main building of the Vrije
Universiteit Amsterdam, 11th floor.

The Third HIL Phonology Conference (HILP 3)
Preliminary programme
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/HIL : 9-11 January 1997
The Netherlands

Thursday 9 January (location: Auditorium of the Vrije Universiteit
8:30 Registration for those who could not register on 8 January
8:50-9:00 Opening by Geert Booij, chairman of HIL

9:00-9:45 Peter Avery (York University) Final devoicing and split
laryngeal systems
9:45-10:30 Patrick Bye (Tromso/) Representing overlength

10:45-11:30 Birgit Alber (Rutgers, Universities of Venice and Padua)
Quantity-sensitivity in stress assignment as the result of constraint
11:30-12:15 Jill Beckmann (Iowa) Faithfulness under stress
12:15-13:00 Anthi Revithiadou (HIL/Leiden) "Marked feet in the
pool" lexical accent, templates and correspondence

14:00-14:45 Suzanne Urbanczyk (Univ. of British Columbia)
Syncope as clash avoidance
14:45-15:30 Harry van der Hulst (HIL/Leiden) & Grazyna Rowicka
(HIL/Leiden) On some parallels between (un)realized empty nuclei and
(un)stressed syllables

15:45-16:30 Richard Ogden (York) Making declarative phonology do
without deletion
16:30-17:30 invited speaker: Jaye Padgett (UC Santa Cruz) to be

Friday 10 January (location: Auditorium)
9:00-9:45 Helga Humbert (PJMI Amsterdam) & Glyne Piggott
(McGill) Representations and constraints: the case of Guarani nasal
9:45-10:30 Laura Walsh Dickey (MPI Nijmegen) Palatalization and
the phonological structure of rhotics

10:45-11:30 Tobias Scheer (Paris) Spirantisation and its implications
for the internal structure of consonants
11:30-12:15 Krisztina Polga'rdi (HIL/Leiden) & Pe'ter Rebrus
(Budapest) Two default vowels in Hungarian?
12:15-13:00 Karijn Helsloot (Du"sseldorf) The relation between
lexical and phrasal prosodic phonology

14:00-17:30 workshops
17:45-18:30 invited speaker: Janet Pierrehumbert (Northwestern) to
be announced

21:00 Evening party (location to be announced)

Saturday 11 January (location: Auditorium)
10:00-10:45 Frank van der Leeuw (HIL/Univ. of Amsterdam) &
Jeroen van de Weijer (HIL/Leiden) Containment, candidate
generation and correspondence theory: possession in Quiotepec
10:45-11:30 Laura Benua (U/Mass & Maryland) Javanese elatives

12:00-12:45 Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State) Cyclic and non-cyclic
affixation in Piro
12:45-13.30 Taylor Roberts (MIT) The optimal second position in

1. Nancy Ritter (Kentucky) Encoding sonority in a revised theory of
segmental representations
2. Gertjan Postma (HIL/Leiden) Ablaut, duplicative structures, and
the syntax-phonology interface
3. Paloma Garci'a-Bellido (Oxford) Functional/lexical categories:
Spanish syllable structure

Workshops on Friday 10 January, 14:00-17:30

A. Workshop `Prosodic morphology'
moderator: Norval Smith (HIL/Univ. of Amsterdam)

14:00-14:30 John Alderete (U/Mass) Prominent syllable maximization
in syllable-based infixation
14:35-15:05 Trisha Causley (Toronto) Featural Correspondence and
Identity: the Athapaskan case

15:25-15:55 Hyunsook Kang (Hanyang University, Korea)
Circumscriptional Morphology and the Optimality Theory
16:00-16:30 Philip Spaelti (UC Santa Cruz) Multiple pattern
reduplication in Mangap-Mbula, and the definition of Anchoring
16:30-17:30 general discussion

B. Workshop `Features'
moderator: Jaye Padgett (UC Santa Cruz)

14:00-14:30 Janet Grijzenhout (Berlin) Sonority in Autosegmental
14:35-15:05 Joyce McDonough (Ohio State) The asymmetries of the
feature `lateral'

15:25-15:55 Jabier Elorrieta (University of Texas, Austin) Towards
a bipolar model of height representations
16:00-16:30 Jean-Pierre Montreuil (University of Texas, Austin)
Bipolar Height in French and Norman Vowels
16:30-17:30 general discussion

C. Workshop `Metrics'
moderator: Karijn Helsloot (Du"sseldorf)

14:00-14:30 Jan Kooij (HIL/Leiden) Metrical structure and the
syntax-phonology interface
14:35-15:05 Curt Rice (Tromso/) Phonology > Morphology:
Chaucerian past participles and the grammar of poetry

15:25-15:55 Henry Biggs (Houghton) A Generative Metrical Analysis
of Ronsard's Les Amours
15:55-16:30 Michael Redford (HIL/Leiden) Four-beat Rhythm and
the `Metrical Hierarchy'
16:30-17:30 general discussion


Twelfth Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
Preliminary Programme
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/HIL - 9 & 10 January 1997
The Netherlands

Thursday 9 January 1997

9.30-10.30 Ans van Kemenade (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/HIL)
Negation Positions as Word Order Triggers in Older West-Germanic

coffee/tea break

11.00-12.00 Kristin M. Eide & Tor A. Afarli (NTNU Trondheim) A
Predication Operator: Evidence & Effects
12.00-13.00 Dorothee Beermann & Lars Hellan (KUB Tilburg &
NTNU Trondheim) Prepositional Predicates in German and Norwegian

lunch break

14.00-15.00 Anthony Kroch (University of Pennsylvania) t.b.a.

coffee/tea break

15.30-16.30 Frank Drijkoningen (OTS Utrecht University)
Antisymmetry and the Lefthand Side in Morphology
16.30-17.30 Gertjan Postma (University of Leiden/HIL) Formal
Entailment and the Universal Base Hypothesis

Friday 10 January 1997

9.30-10.30 Elisabet Engdahl (Go"teborgs Universitet) Object Shift and
Information Structure in Scandinavian

coffee/tea break

11.00-12.00 Anders Holmberg (ISL Universitetet i Tromso/) Object
Shift and Phonological Features
12.00-13.00 Winfried Lechner (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
On Semantic and Syntactic Reconstruction

lunch break

14.00-15.00 Ho"skuldur Thra'insson (University of Iceland) Objects
and Adverbs

coffee/tea break

15.30-16.30 O/ystein Alexander Vangsnes (University of Bergen) On
Demonstrative and Possessive Constructions in Scandinavian
16.30-17.30 Teun Hoekstra (University of Leiden/HIL) Word Order
in Nominal Constructions

Gereon Mu"ller (Universita"t Tu"bingen) Parallel Movement and the
Emergence of the Unmarked
Olaf Koeneman (OTS Utrecht University) On V to I Movement and
Flexible Syntax
Arild Hestvik (University of Bergen) & William Philip (OTS Utrecht
University) Acquisition of Pronouns in Dutch and Norwegian

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