LINGUIST List 8.1367

Thu Sep 25 1997

Confs: Student Org. of Ling, Boston U. Conf.

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  1. Joao Costa, ConSOLE 6
  2. BU Conference on Language Development, BUCLD '97 Pre-reg/Other information

Message 1: ConSOLE 6

Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 15:45:41 -0700
From: Joao Costa <>
Subject: ConSOLE 6

ConSOLE 6 (the conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics
in Europe) will be held at the University of Lisbon, from 15/12/95 until 17/12/95. During the conference, the proceedings
of ConSOLE 5 (London). Registration will take place at the conference site 
More information may be obtained from the following email address:

Preliminary Program:
	University of LISBON
	INVITED SPEAKER: Eduardo Raposo (UC, Santa Barbara)

December 15

9.30-10.15- Transitive Expletive Constructions (Olaf Koeneman & Ad
 Neeleman/ Utrecht University and UCL) 10.15-11.00- Word Order
 Variation in Irish Non-finite Clauses and the Visibility of
 Heads (Elizabeth McCoy/U. of York)


11.30-12.15- Focus and ECM (Aniko Liptak/ HIL-Leiden)
12.15-13.00- En-cliticization, Raising to Subject and Case (Marie Claude

15.00-15.45- Syllable Structure and Consonant Durations in Dutch (Julitte
 Waals /Utrecht U)
15.45-16.30- On the Prosodic Status of Stressless functional Words in 
 European Portuguese (Marina Vigario / U. of Minho)


17.00-17.45- Infl as AGR or T, but not both (Laurel la Porte-Grimes, UConn)
17.45-18.30- On Restructuring Constructions in European Portuguese 
 (Anabela Goncalves/ U.of Lisbon) 

December 16

9.30-10.15- Actuality Entailments of Ability Modals (Rajesh Bhatt /UPenn 
 and MIT)
10.15-11.00- Verbal Small Clauses (Joan Rafel/ U.of Girona)


11.30-12.15- On classifying classification as a class of inflection in German 
 Sign Language (Susanne Gluck and Roland Pfau/ Goethe-Univ)
12.15-13.00- Prosodic and Syntactic Interaction: the acquisition of NP 
 functional projections in European Portuguese (Maria Joao Freitas
 & Matilde Miguel /U. of Lisbon)


15.00-15.45- Non Predicative Particles in Swedish (Mikael Vinka/McGill)
15.45-16.30- The Lexical Extension Control Verb Hypothesis (Hironobu 	Hosoi 
 / McGill)


17.00-17.45- A formal approach to Dialectology: Vowel Reduction in 	
 Romance (Viola Miglio /U. of Maryland)
17.45-18.30- Positional Faithfulness and Truncation in child speech: What 
 gets kept and why? (Susan Garrett/ UPenn)

19.00- INVITED SPEAKER - Eduardo P. Raposo (Univ. of California, Santa 
 Barbara) - Title TBA

PARTY in the Evening!

December 17
9.30-10.15- The Acquisition of Expletive Definite articles in Modern Greek
 (Theodore Marinis/ U. of Potsdam)
10.15-11.00- English Verbal Morphology and Feature Movement (Adolfo 	Ausin 


11.30-12.15- Gerundive Nominals and the Role of Aspect (Laura Siegel/ 	UPenn)
12.15-13.00- The Common Basis of Clitic Doubling and Scrambling (Dalina
 Kallulli/U. of Durham)


15.00-15.45- A morphosyntactic based analysis for nominal compounds in 	Spanish
 (Jose Luis Mendez/ U.Autonoma de Madrid & IUOrtega y 	Gasset)
15.45-16.30- Nominal Projection in a case of Agrammatic Aphasia in Dutch 
 (Esterella de Roo/ HIL-Leiden U)


17.00-17.45- Anaphoric Binding in Modern Greek (Maria Lapata/ Carnegie 	Mellon
17.45-18.30- Economy, asymmetries and the Ellipsis Scope Generalization
 (Danny Fox, MIT)

Evidence for <m> in Sudanese Colloquial Arabic (Michael Redford/ HIL-	Leiden)
An Optimality-approach to Dual-Edge Dependency in Malay dialects (Sung-	A Kim/
U. of Texas,Austin)

Karitiana: a Verb-Second language from Amazonia (Luciana Storto/MIT)

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Message 2: BUCLD '97 Pre-reg/Other information

Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 09:29:27 -0400 (EDT)
From: BU Conference on Language Development <>
Subject: BUCLD '97 Pre-reg/Other information

Thank you for your interest in the Boston University 
Conference on Language Development! 

Pre-registration packets were mailed out in recent weeks to all 
those on our mailing lists, and to all presenters and reviewers. If 
you have not yet received a packet, or if you wish to receive this 
information electronically, you may send a blank message to our 
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As we are a volunteer-run conference, it does occasionally take us 
a day or two to respond to inquiries. We appreciate your patience.

Kristine Gilchrist
BU Conf. on Language Development

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