LINGUIST List 7.1787

Wed Dec 18 1996

Confs: EPG/ELG-Correction, LSRL-27

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  1. Moray Nairn, EPG / ELG conference CORRECTION
  2. Linguistic Symposium, Information about LSRL-27

Message 1: EPG / ELG conference CORRECTION

Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 08:59:47 +0000
From: Moray Nairn <>
Subject: EPG / ELG conference CORRECTION

Unfortunately the ASCII symbol for Pounds Sterling does not print
out in the same way on all systems and occasionally appears as
the number '3'. This has led to confusion over the registration
fee for the EPG / ELG conference in June 1997.

The full registration fee is 80 (eighty) pounds sterling and
there is a daily rate of 30 (thirty) pounds sterling.

Please respond to the previous message if intrested in attending.

Moray Nairn
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Message 2: Information about LSRL-27

Date: Sun, 8 Dec 1996 11:04:54 -0800 (PST)
From: Linguistic Symposium <>
Subject: Information about LSRL-27

This message contains the preliminary program for LSRL-27 and
information regarding conference registration, hotel accommodation,
and travel to UCI.

LSRL-27 - February 20-22, 1997 (Th-Fri-Sat) - UC Irvine: Preliminary

8:30 - Registration
9:15 - Welcome

9:30 - Johan Rooryck (Leiden University / HIL)
	Unifying French interrogative and relative qui/que
10:00 - Caterina Donati (University of Florence)
	The status of head-movement: comparative clauses

10:30 - Break

10:45 - Jean-Pierre Montreuil (University of Texas at Austin)
	Vestigial trochees in Oil dialects
11:15 - Haike Jacobs (University Nijmegen / Free University Amsterdam)
	Metrical Constituency, Latin stress and Optimality Theory
11:45 - Barbara E. Bullock (Penn State University)
	The metrical resolution of doubtful syllable quantity in Early 

12:15 - Lunch

1:30 - Michel DeGraff (MIT)
	Non-verbal predication and trace spell-outs
2:00 - Elena E. Benedicto (University of Massachusetts)
	Verb movement and its effects on determinerless plural subjects
2:30 - Thierry Etchegoyhen (University of Geneva) and
		George Tsoulas (University of York)
	Theticity, definite descriptions and the DR in French 
	unaccusative impersonal constructions

3:00 - Break

3:15 - L. M. Savoia and M. R. Manzini (Universita di Firenze)
	Parameters of non-finite V-movement
3:45 - Enrique Mallen (Texas A & M University)
	Negative lexicalization and full feature specification in 
4:15 - Paula Kempchinsky (University of Iowa)
	Modal phrase, case checking and obviation in subjunctive 

4:45 - Break

SESSION 5: Invited Speaker
5:00 - 6:00 Viviane Deprez (Rutgers University)
	Asymmetric licencing in negative concord

7:30 - Reception


9:00 - Alessandra Giorgi (U of Bergamo) and Fabio Pianesi (IRST)
	On the morphosyntax of temporal arguments
9:30 - Ana Arregui (HIL - Leiden University)
	Life time effects and the imperfect in Spanish

9:00 - Michele Loporcaro (Universitat Zurich)
	Syllable structure and sonority sequencing: Evidence from 
9:30 - James P. Giangola (Sensory Circuits)
	Constraint interaction and Brazilian Portuguese glide 

10:00 - Break

10:15 - Eduardo P. Raposo (UCSB)
	Toward a unification of DP-topic constructions
10:45 - Valerie Amary (Universite Paris III)
	French specific null object
11:15 - Laurie Zaring (Macalester College)
	Object shift in Old French

10:15 - Richard D. Janda (University of Chicago)
	An - parenthetically speaking - other argument argument 
	against	liaison as syllabification
10:45 - Eric J. Bakovic (Rutgers University)
	Spanish resyllabification and the breath group
11:15 - Jennifer S. Cole, Jose Ignacio Hualde and
		Khalil Iskarous (U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
	Is Spanish spirantization a unitary process?: Some 
	experimental evidence

11:45 - Break

SESSION 8: Invited Speaker
12:00 - 1:00 Luigi Burzio (Johns Hopkins University)
	Vincitori e vinti: Participial morphology and Correspondence 

1:00 - Lunch

2:00 - James Harris (MIT)
	Enclitic -n in Spanish
2:30 - Carlo Cecchetto (Istituto S. Raffaele)
	The distribution of clitics in dislocation constructions
3:00 - Geraldine Legendre (Johns Hopkins University)
	Optimal clitics and verb movement in Romanian

2:00 - Manuel Espanol-Echevarria (UCLA / CUNY)
	Two aspects of the sentential syntax of N of a N DP's: 
	Predicate raising and subject licensing
2:30 - Sarah Cummins (Universite Laval)
	Monosemy and directional movement in French
3:00 - Petra Sleeman and Els Verheugd (University of Amsterdam)
	Licensing DP-internal predication

3:30 - Break

3:45 - John Grinstead (UCLA)
	Distributed Morphology in child Catalan
4:15 - Ana T. Perez-Leroux (The Pennsylvania State University)
	Inversion in Spanish: Insights from language acquisition
4:45 - Jeannette Schaeffer (MIT)
	On object-clitic placement in Italian child language

3:45 - Robert E. Vann (Western Michigan University)
	Pragmatic transfer from less developed to more developed 
	systems: Spanish deictic terms in Barcelona
4:15 - Danielle Turpin and Shana Poplack (University of Ottawa)
	Does the FUTUR have a future in Canadian French?
4:45 - Fabiola Varela-Garcia (Loyola University at Chicago)
	Where does concordance stop? Vowel raising and /-s/ in 

5:15 - Break

SESSION 11: Invited Speaker
5:30 - 6:30 Carmen Silva-Corvalan (USC)
	On borrowing as a mechanism of syntactic change

7:30 - Dinner


9:00 - Knut Tarald Taraldsen (University of Tromso)
	French stylistic inversion as overt expletive replacement
9:30 - Brigitte Kampers-Manhe (University of Groningen)
	'Je veux que parte Paul': a neglected construction

10:00 - Break

10:15 - Ricardo Etxepare (University of Maryland)
	Speech act modifiers and their syntax in Spanish
10:45 - Luis Silva-Villar (UCLA)
	Subject positions and the roles of CP
11:15 - Zeljko Boskovic (University of Connecticut)
	Sometimes in SpecCP, sometimes in-situ

11:45 - Break

SESSION 14: Invited Speaker
12:00 - 1:00 Juan Uriagereka (University of Maryland)
	From being to having: Some reflections about ontology from 
	the Kayne/Szabolsci syntax

- Deborah L. Arteaga (University of Nevada, Las Vegas): On null
objects in Old French.
- Gerhard Brugger (UCLA / University of Vienna): Present perfect types
and the theory of the expletive auxiliary.
- Jose Camacho (Carnegie-Mellon University): Do PP's agree?
- Ioana Chitoran (Cornell University): Quality-driven diphthongization
in the Romanian vowel system.
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LSRL-27 - February 20-22, 1997 (Th-Fri-Sat) - UC Irvine: Registration,
accommodation, and travel information

This portion of the message provides the following:

% Registration form (return by regular mail)
% Conference dinner reservation form (return by regular mail)
% Accommodation information
% Travel information

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Enclose a check, payable to the UC Regents, for:
____ ($30.00; $25.00 before January 31st) Student rate
____ ($40.00; $35.00 before January 31st) Non-student rate

Send to:
LSRL-27 Organizing Committee
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-5100

Last Name _____________________ First Name _____________________
e-mail address ________________________________________________
Institution: __________________________________________________
Department: ___________________________________________________
Address: ______________________________________________________
City/State/Zip Code: __________________________________________
Country: ______________________________________________________

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The traditional LSRL dinner will be on Friday, February 21, at 7:30
vp.m., at the University Club.

Enclose a check, payable to the UC Regents, for:

____ $20.00 student rate
____ $25.00 non-student rate

Name __________________________________________

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We have reserved a block of rooms at the Atrium Hotel, 18700 MacArthur
Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92612-1478. The conference rate is $65.00 (+
tax) (single to quadruple occupancy; continental breakfast
included). To make reservations, contact the Atrium Hotel directly by
phone (714-833-2770 or 800-854-3012) or by fax (714-757-1228). Make
sure you quote the Group Code LSRL in order to receive the conference
rate. Reservations should be made by January 19, 1997. The Atrium
Hotel provides a courtesy shuttle between the Orange County Airport
and the hotel, as well as between the hotel and the UCI campus.

Limited crash space is available for graduate students. Contact
Bethanie Rammer ( or Shiobhan Ross-Humphries

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If you are flying to the conference, be sure to make flight
arrangements to Orange County Airport (also known as John Wayne
Airport). As mentioned above, the Atrium Hotel provides a courtesy
shuttle between Orange County Airport and the hotel. Call them from
the airport and they will come and pick you up within minutes.

If you are driving, use the 405 freeway and once you reach Irvine,
exit on University Drive (this exit has University Drive going West
and Jeffrey Road going East; go West on University). Follow University
until you reach Campus Drive. If you are going to the Atrium Hotel,
turn right on Campus and follow the directions under (a). If you are
going to UCI, turn left on Campus (see directions under (b)). (a)
Having turned right on Campus to go to the Atrium Hotel, keep going on
Campus until you reach MacArthur Boulevard. Turn right on MacArthur;
the Atrium Hotel will be a short distance on the right-hand side (if
you wish to see the Pacific Ocean, turn left on MacArthur instead of
right and keep going until you reach PCH [Pacific Coast Highway],
which parallels the coast. Go left to head South toward Laguna Beach,
San Diego, and Mexico; go right to head North toward Newport Beach,
Los Angeles, and Canada). (b) Back at the corner of University Drive
and Campus Drive (you are on University Drive coming from the 405): To
go to UCI, turn left on Campus, right on Bridge Road, and left on
Pereira Drive. The best place to park is the parking structure on your
left as you turn on Pereira Drive. Parking is $4.00 a day. Parking
permits can be purchased at the entrance to the parking structure. The
conference is scheduled to take place in the UCI Student Center across
the street from the parking structure. The Linguistics Department is
located further down on the right side of Pereira Drive, across the
street from parking lot #1, in a brand-new complex called the Social
Science Plaza. The Departmental Office is on the 5th floor of Building
B of that complex.
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