LINGUIST List 7.472

Thu Mar 28 1996

Confs: Northwest Linguistics Conference

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  1. Maria Galvao, Final Program for NWLC 1996

Message 1: Final Program for NWLC 1996

Date: Thu, 28 Mar 1996 01:55:26 PST
From: Maria Galvao <>
Subject: Final Program for NWLC 1996

 Northwest Linguistics Conference

	 University of Washington

			 Saturday, March 30th


9:00-9:30	Eliminating Overt Verb-Movement in Korean and Checking Theory
		Tai-Soo Kim, University of Washington

9:30-10:00	Historical Syntax of the English Indefinite Article
		Nancy Ackles, University of Washington

10:00-10:30	German Attributive Adjectives and Case Matching
		Enrique Mallen, Texas A&M University

10:30-10:45	BREAK

10:45-11:15 	Syntactic Analysis of Focus Sentences in Japanese and its
		Yuki Matsuda, University of Southern California

11:15-11:45	Right Dislocation as IP-ellipsis
		Yael Sharvit, Rutgers University

11:45-12:15	Emergence of the Unmarked: Korean Partial Reduplication
		Soohee Kim, University of Washington

12:15-12:45	Metalinguistic Use of "Any" and the Distribution of Free-Choice
		Items in Polarity Contexts
		Subhadra Ramachandran, University of Ottawa, Canada

12:45		LUNCH

2:15-3:15	*Invited Speaker: Heles Contreras
		'Deconstructing Weak Crossover'

3:15-3:45	Optimality and the Hand Number Feature in ASL and SVK
		Lorna Rozelle, University of Washington

3:45-4:15	Mora Conservation in Optimality Theory: evidence from
		Spanish diminutives
		Gorka Elordieta, University of Southern California
		Maria M. Carreira, California State University at Long Beach

4:15-4:30	BREAK

4:30-5:00	Suprasegmental Changes in Progress: Parallelism Between
		Japanese and English
		Noriko Hattori, Mie University, Japan

5:00-5:30	Phonological Difficulties for Cantonese ESL Speakers
		Bowen Hui, University of British Columbia, Canada

5:30-6:00	Categorial and Phi-Features in Language Disorders
		Monica Eszter Sanchez, Brock University, Canada

6:00		DINNER

			 Sunday, March 31st


9:00-9:30	The Acquisition of Determiner Phrases in Early Child Language
		Ute Bohnacker, University of Durham, England

9:30-10:00	Morpheme Acquisition and the Count/Mass Distinction of Nouns
		Keiko Okada and Yoichi Miyamoto, Ohio University

10:00-10:30	Assimilation, Weakening and Geminate Inalterability
		Chang-Kook Suh, University of Arizona

10:30-10:45	BREAK

10:45-11:15	Nasal Harmony is Strictly Local
		Rachel Walker, University of California, Santa Cruz

11:15-11:45	An Analogical Approach to German Plural Formation
		Douglas J Wulf, University of Washington

11:45-12:15	Propositional Anaphora and Presupposition Denial
		Orin Percus, MIT

12:15-12:45	Contrastive and Exhaustive Focus Readings in Korean
		Mean-Young Song, Georgetown University

12:45		LUNCH

2:15-3:15	*Invited Speaker: Siri Tuttle
		'How to Lose Tone: Prominence and Pitch in Tanana Athabaskan'

3:15-3:45	Syntax and Discourse Function of "Wa" Marking in Japanese
		Akihiko Uechi, University of British Columbia, Canada

3:45-4:15	SNACK
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