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Mon Feb 12 1996

Confs: West Coast Conf on Formal Ling

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  1. wccfl, WCCFL-XV Revised Program (2/12/96)

Message 1: WCCFL-XV Revised Program (2/12/96)

Date: Mon, 12 Feb 1996 15:38:44 PST
From: wccfl <>
Subject: WCCFL-XV Revised Program (2/12/96)

Below is the revised program for WCCFL-XV---

West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
University of California, Irvine
February 29 - March 3, 1996


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29 (In Emerald Bay E, Student Center)

1:00-1:30 WELCOME

Session 1 Syntax
1:30-2:00 Arnold Zwicky (Stanford University/Ohio State University)
 Conflicts between Conditions: When are They Resolvable?
2:00-2:30 Elabbas Benmamoun (University of London)
 Agreement in Arabic and the PF Interface
2:30-3:00 Larisa Zlatic & Steve Wechsler (U of Texas at Austin)
 Mixed Agreement in Serbian: A Constraint-Based Approach

Session 2 Semantics
3:15-3:45 Michael Hegarty (University of Minnesota)
 Some Results of Treating Certain Measure Quantifiers as 
	 Mass Quantifiers
3:45-4:15 Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia)
 Parametric Variation in Determiner Systems: 
	 Salish vs. English
4:15-4:45 Edward Rubin (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 The Transparent Syntax and Semantics of Modifiers

FRIDAY, March 1 (In Emerald Bay C, Student Center)
(BOOK EXHIBIT: 10:00-4:00, Crescent Bay A)

Session 3 Phonology
9:30-10:00 Daniel Silverman (University of California, Los Angeles)
 Tone Sandhi in Comaltepec Chinantec
10:00-10:30 Edward Keer (Rutgers University)
 Glide Insertion Asymmetries
10:30-11:00 Haruo Kubozono (Osaka University of Foreign Studies)
 Lexical Markedness and Variation: 
	 A Nonderivational Account

11:15-12:15 Invited Speaker: John McCarthy (U of Massachusetts,
 Faithfulness and Circumscription

- - Lunch break ---

Session 4 Semantics
1:30-2:00 Gerhard Jager (Arbeitsgruppe Strukturelle Grammatik 
	 der MPG)
 The Stage/Individual Contrast Revisited
2:00-2:30 Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford/U of Texas, Austin)
 Presuppositional Polarity Items in Counterfactuals
2:30-3:00 Vivienne Fong (Stanford University)
 A Temporal Interpretation for Locative Case

Session 5 Phonology
3:15-3:45 Peter Avery & Greg Lamontagne (York U & Rutgers
 A Note on Tagalog Infixation
3:45-4:15 Andrew Dolbey (University of California, Berkeley)
 Output Optimization and Cyclic Allomorph Selection
4:15-4:45 Charles Reiss (Concordia University)
 Underspecification and Natural Classes: Unifying the
 Interpretation of Structural Descriptions

Session 6 Syntax
5:00-5:30 Mark Arnold (University of Maryland)
 Double Object Constructions and Indirect Object Passives:
 Problems Posed by History
5:30-6:00 Roumyana Slabakova (McGill University)
 How Light is a Light Verb?
6:00-6:30 Heidi Harley (Brown University/Universite de Lille 3)
 If You Have, You can Give
6:30-7:00 Eric Potsdam (University of California, Santa Cruz)
 The Parallel Structure of English Questions 
	 and Imperatives

SATURDAY, March 2 (In Emerald Bay AB, Student Center)
 (BOOK EXHIBIT: 10:00-4:00, Crescent Bay A)

Session 7 Native American Languages (Phonology)
10:15-10:50 Kevin Russell & Charlotte Reinholtz (U of Manitoba)
 Non-Configurationality and the Syntax-Phonology Interface
10:50-11:20 Lisa Davidson & Rolf Noyer (Brown University)
 Loan Phonology in Huave: Nativization and the Ranking of
 Faithfulness Constraints
11:20-11:50 Colleen Fitzgerald (University of Arizona)
 Degenerate Feet and Morphology in Tohono O'odham

- - Business Meeting & Lunch ---

Session 8 Native American Languages (Syntax)
1:45-2:15 Felicia Lee (University of California, Los Angeles)
 Aspect, Negation and Temporal Polarity in Zapotec
2:15-2:45 Steven Lapointe (University of California, Davis)
 Navajo Deictic Subject Pronouns and the Generation of
2:45-3:15 Lynn Nichols (Harvard University)
 Overt LF Movement in Zuni Syntax

3:25-4:25 Invited Speaker: Eloise Jelinek (University of Arizona)
 Anaphora and Focus in Navajo

Session 9 Syntax
4:30-5:00 Hajime Hoji (University of Southern California)
 Sloppy Identity and Bound Variable Anaphora
5:00-5:30 Chung-hye Han & Laura Siegel (University of Pennsylvania)
 Syntactic and Semantic Conditions on the Licensing of 
	 NPIs in Questions
5:30-6:00 Ricardo Echepare (University of Maryland)
 A Case for Two Types of Focus in Basque
6:00-6:30 Takashi Toyoshima (Kyoto Univ. (JSPS Research Fellow)/
	 Cornell University)
 Derivational CED: A Consequence of the Bottom-up Parallel
 Process of Merge and Attract

6:30 RECEPTION at University Club (See Campus Map)

SUNDAY, March 3 (In Monarch Bay A, Student Center)

Session 10 Phonology
9:00-9:30 Laura Benua (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 Overapplication in Sundanese Plural Infixation: The 
	 Role of Transderivational Identity
9:30-10:00 Margaret MacEachern (U of California, Los Angeles)
 Laryngeal Similarity Effects in Quechua and Aymara
10:00-10:30 Heather Goad (McGill University)
 Coronals Are Not Underspecified

Session 11 Syntax and Language Acquisition
10:45-11:15 Tetsuya Sano (Meiji Gakuin University)
 The Comparative Morpho-Syntax of Root Infinitives 
	 in Child Languages
11:15-11:45 Colin Phillips (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
 Linear Order and Contradictory Constituency
11:45-12:15 Cathal Doherty (University College Dublin)
 Predicate-Initial Constructions in Irish
12:15-12:45 Joao Costa (HIL\Leiden University)
 Position for Subjects in European Portuguese


Eric Bakovic (Rutgers University)
Quantitative Adjustments in Yupic

Filippo Beghelli (University of Pennsylvania)
Subjacency and the Scope of Indefinites

Michael Kim (Universtiy of Chicago)
Tonal Predictability from Metrical Structure in Northern Tepehuan

James Lyle (University of Washington)
Oblique Subjects and Nominative Anaphors

Rolf Noyer (Brown University)
Pharyngeal-Laryngeal Pitch Accent in Imbat Ket
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