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Sat Apr 26 1997

Confs: Celtic Linguistics

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  1. Cathal Doherty, Celtic Linguistics

Message 1: Celtic Linguistics

Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 15:06:51 +0100 (BST)
From: Cathal Doherty <CDOHERTYmacollamh.ucd.ie>
Subject: Celtic Linguistics


 SECOND CELTIC LINGUISTICS CONFERENCE

 UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, JUNE 20-21 1997

FRIDAY JUNE 20

9.00-9.40 S.J. Hannahs & Maggie Tallerman, University of
 Durham:
 Wackernagel revisited: second position phenomena
 in P-Celtic

9.40-10.20 Invited Speaker: Alain Rouveret, Universite Paris-
 8:
 A minimalist approach to Welsh pronouns: feature
 identification and feature fission

10.20-11.00 Coffee

11.00-11.40 Diane Jonas, Yale University:
 On feature checking and head movement

11.40-12.20 Brian O Curnain, Institiuid Ard-Leinn Bhaile Atha
 Cliath:
 Variables in Irish phonology and morphology:
 linguistic and sociolinguistic implications

12.20-1.00 Invited Speaker: Jim McCloskey, University of California,
																					Santa Cruz:
 Adjunct extraction and resumption in Irish

1.00-2.30 Lunch

2.30-3.10 Michel deGraaf, MIT
 Pronominal copulas as resumptive nominals

3.10-3.50 Invited speakers: David Adger, University of York
 & Gillian Ramchand, Oxford University:
 Relativisation in Scottish Gaelic and Modern
 Irish: a non-movement analysis, Part I

3-50-4.10 Coffee

4.10-5.30 Relativisation in Scottish Gaelic and Modern
 Irish: a non-movement analysis, Part II

4.50-5.30 Maire Noonan, MIT & Universite du Quebec a
 Montreal:
 Initial consonant mutation in Modern Irish and
 minimalist/reductionist approaches to syntactic
 dependencies

SATURDAY 21 JUNE

9.30-10.10 Eithne Guilfoyle, University of Calgary:
 The relationship between tense and initiation
 point in Modern Irish

10.10-10.50 Nigel Duffield, McGill University:
 How are compounds complex?

10.50-11.10 Coffee

10.10-11.50 Anna Bosch, University of Kentucky & Kenneth de
 Jong, Indiana University:
 The prosodic structure of Barra Gaelic

11.50-12.30 Antony Green, Cornell University:
 The weight-to-stress principle in the Goidelic
 languages

12.30-2.00 Lunch

2.00-2.40 Invited speaker: Ian Roberts, Universitat
 Stuttgart:
 Case, voice and VSO

2.40-3.20 David Willis, Oxford University:
 Movement in Welsh relative clauses

3.20-3.40 Coffee

3,40-4.20 Invited speaker: Bob Borsley, University of Wales,
 Bangor:
 Some aspects of Welsh mutation

4.20-5.00 Andrew Carnie, University of Michigan & Heidi
 Harley, University of Pennsylvania:
 The EPP, PRO and Irish clausal architecture

Alternates:

Elizabeth Pyatt, Harvard University:
An algorithm for determining the mutation domain relative to
trigger size

Artemis Alexiadou, ZAS, Berlin & Elena Anagnostopoulou,
University of Tilburg:
Interface conditions on postverbal subjects

**************************************************************
Registration and accommodation information available from:

URL: www.ucd.ie/~linguist/clc2.html

E-mail: Cathal.Dohertyucd.ie

Celtic Linguistics Conference
Department of Linguistics,
University College Dublin,
Dublin 4
Ireland
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