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Message 1: 19th GLOW Colloquium - Athens, Greece

Date: Thu, 29 Feb 1996 12:16:06 +0200
From: "J. Farmaki" <>
Subject: 19th GLOW Colloquium - Athens, Greece
 The 19th GLOW Colloquium 1996

 (A) Symmetry

 April 17-19 Athens, Greece

The local organisers would like to welcome you to the 19th GLOW
Colloquium, hosted by the Department of Linguistics, University of

The Colloquium will be followed, on April 20, by three
simultaneous workshops on

 Weight Effects

 The Syntax of Balkan Languages

 Current trends in Modern Greek Syntax:
 From Minimality to Optimality


Wednesday, April 17

09.00 - 10.00 Hans Bennis, Norbert Corver, Marcel den Dikken:
 (A)Symmetries in Predication and the Meaning of
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break
10.30 - 11.30 Edward Garrett: On the Asymmetry of Wh-in-Situ
11.30 -12.30 Viviane Deprez: Subject / Object Asymmetries in
 Indefinite Licensing
12.30 - 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 - 15.30 Gisbert Fanselow: Minimal Links, Phi-Features,
 Case, and Theta Linking
15.30 - 16.30 Artemis Alexiadou & Elena Anagnostopoulou:
 Symmetries, Asymmetries and the Role of Agreement
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break
17.00 - 18.00 Carlo Cecchetto: Clitic Right Dislocation is not
 Right Dislocation
18.00 - 19.00 Caroline Heycock & Anthony Kroch: Identity,
 Predication and Connectivity in Pseudo-Clefts

Thursday, April 18

09.00 - 10.00 Gisbert Fanselow & Anoop Mahajan: Some
 Wh-Asymmetries, Successive Cyclicity, and Feature
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break
10.30 - 11.30 Phil Branigan: The Difference Between Root and
 Embedded Wh-Questions in Germanic
11.30 - 12.30 Anna Maria di Sciullo: Configurational Xo/XP
12.30 - 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 - 15.30 Laura Bruge & Giuliana Giusti: On Demonstratives
15.30 - 16.30 Ben Hermans: A Symmetric Account of the Iambic /
 Trochaic Asymmetry
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break
17.00 - 18.00 Andrea Moro: Dynamic Antisymmetry
18.00 Business Meeting

Friday, April 19

09.00 - 10.00 Laura Benua & Hagit Borer: Passive / Antipassive
 in a Predicate Based Approach to Argument
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break
10.30 - 11.30 Anna Roussou: Specifiers, Head Dependencies, and
 Asymmetric Relations
11.30 - 12.30 Elena Anagnostopoulou & Martin Everaert:
 Asymmetries in Binding: Configurational and
 Thematic Effects on Anaphora
12.30 - 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 - 15.30 Harry van der Hulst: (A)Symmetries in the Set of
 Phonological Primes
15.30 - 16.30 Nancy Ritter: The Role of Asymmetrical Headedness
 in the Reduction Theory of Elements
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break
17.00 - 18.00 Leah Nash & Alain Rouveret: Functional Heads and
 Proxies: An Asymmetric Set
18.00 - 19.00 Rita Manzini: From Merge and Move to Form Dependency

Alternate Papers

Itziar Laka & Josep Quem: Extrapositions Stranded in a Small
Clause ( Syntax )
Maya Arad: The Asymmetric Nature of Theta-Relations ( Syntax )
Lynn Nichols: Asymmetry in the Syntax of 1st & 2nd vs. 3rd Person
Arguments ( Syntax )
Phil Harrison: Asymmetry in the Acquisition of Phonological Primes
( Phonology )

 APRIL 20, 1996


09.00 - 09.05 Opening
09.05 - 09.50 Elan Dresher, Toronto: Weight Effects and
 Head-Dependent Asymmetries in Tiborian Hebrew
09.50 - 10.35 Matthew Gordon, UCLA: Three- and Four-Way Weight
 Hierarchies: A Phonetically Driven Account of
10.35 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 11.45 Adamantios Gafos, Johns Hopkins University: Weight
 Effects and the Morphology-Phonology Interface of
11.45 - 12.30 Kristia Hanson, UBC: Quantative Meter in English
12.30 - 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 - 15.15 Ben Hermans, Tilburg: The Second Tonal Position
15.15 - 15.45 Coffee Break
15.45 - 16.30 Sonia Frota & Marina Vigario, Lisbon & Minho: On
 Weight Effects in European Portuguese
16.30 -17.15 Aditi Lahiri, Konstanz: Rapport Between Phrasing
 and Phrasal Span

Alternate Paper
Harry van der Hulst, Leiden & Sam Rosenthall, Columbus Ohio:
Weight by - Position by Position


09.00 - 09.05 Opening
09.05 - 09.50 Gaberell Drachman, University of Salzburg: Soft
 Constraints in the Acquisition of Greek Syntax
09.50 - 10.35 Irene Philippaki-Warburton, University of Reading:
 Functional Categories and Modern Greek Syntax
10.35 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 11.45 Spyridoula Varlokosta, Bernhard Rohrbacher, Anne Vainikka,
	 Upenn & Brown University: Functional Projections, Markedness,
 and Root Infinitives in Early Child Greek
11.45 - 12.30 Sila Klidi, University of Salzburg: Negative
 Quantifiers in Modern Greek
12.30 - 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 - 15.15 Sabine Iatridou, Upenn: To be Announced
15.15 - 15.45 Coffee Break
15.45 - 16.30 Ianthi Maria Tsimpli, University of Cambridge:
 A-Bar Bound Clitics in Strong AGR-O: The Case of
16.30 - 17.15 Anastasia Giannakidou & Jason Merchant, University of Groningen
 & University of California at Santa Cruz: Reverse Sluicing in

Alternate Papers
Artemis Alexiadou & Melita Stavrou, FAS Berlin & University of
Thessaloniki:(A)Symmetries in Dps and Clauses: Evidence from
Derived Nominals
Filippo Beghelli, UCLA:Indefinites and Subjacency in Modern Greek


09.00 - 09.05 Opening
09.05 - 09.50 Maria Luisa Rivero, Ottawa: Last Resort and
 V-Movement in Balkan Languages
09.50 - 10.35 Arhonto Terzi, GUNY: Cypriot Greek and
 Serbo/Croatian: Clitic Positioning and
 Modal Aspectual Features
10.35 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 11.45 Iliyana Krapova, Plovdiv: Subjunctives in
 Bulgarian and Modern Greek
11.45 - 12.30 Antonia Androutsopoulou, UCLA: Adjectival
 Determiners in Albanian and Greek
12.30 - 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 - 15.15 Brian Joseph, Ohio State: Is Balkan Comparative
 Syntax Possible?
15.15 - 15.45 Coffee Break
15.45 - 16.30 Dalina Kallulli, Durham/Venice: Clitic Doubling in
16.30 - 17.15 Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin, CNRS/Paris VII: Anaphoric
 Null Subjects in Subjunctive Clauses

Alternate Paper
Anna Roussou, Bangor: Complementisers and Inflection in the Balkan

The Colloquium venue
The main colloquium and the three workshops will be held at Divani
Palace Acropolis hotel. The hotel is situated at the foot of the
Acropolis and has a magnificent view of the Parthenon (19-25
Parthenonos st., tel. +301-9222.945,9229.650, fax.+301-9214.993).
It is located within five minutes walking distance from Plaka -
the old part of the city - and only 1 km from the city centre.

Colloquium fee
Status Before March 15th After March 15and on site
GLOW members 8.500 GRD 10.500 GRD
GLOW members 7.000 GRD 9.000 GRD
Non-GLOW members 17.000 GRD 19.000 GRD
Non-GLOW members 10.500 GRD 12.500 GRD

Payment of Colloquium registration fee by non-GLOW members
includes GLOW membership for 1996.

Participants from Albania, the Baltic States, Belorussia, Bosnia,
Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, FYROM, Hungary, Moldavia,
Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Yugoslavia and the Ukraine
are exempted from payment of the colloquium registration fee.
The registration fee includes full coffee with cakes, cookies,
biscuits and juices during the morning breaks and simple coffee
and juices during afternoon breaks.
Note: at the time of writing, 1 US$ equals 230 GRD.

Method of payment
Payment of conference fee should be made in Greek Drachmas (GRD)
by bank transfer to the following bank account:
ERGO BANK, Account number 38/12450-10/99, Psychico Branch,
5 Solomou street, 154 51 Neo Psychico, Greece
The participant's name must be clearly written on the bank
transfer document, a photocopy of which must be sent together with
the registration form to the Conference Secretariat; otherwise the
bank may deduct the amount from the participant's account, but the
conference secretariat will be unable to trace payment and will
therefore not acknowledge receipt.

Useful addresses
Questions regarding the academic aspect of the colloquium should
be addressed to: Professor Dimitra Theophanopoulou-Kontou,
Department of Linguistics, University of Athens, School of
Philosophy, Panapistimiopoli Ilissia, 15784 Athens,Greece
Fax: +30-1-7248979

Matters of practical nature should be referred to the
Colloquium Secretariat and Official Travel Agency
EASY TRAVEL, 19 Anagnostopoulou st., GR-106 73 Athens, GREECE
Tel: +30-1-3601.502,3609.442 Fax:+30-1-3625.572 e-mail: Also available for questions:
EASY TRAVEL will provide registration forms and information on lodging
facilities and booking procedures.
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