LINGUIST List 9.491

Mon Mar 30 1998

Confs: Linguistic Theory in Eastern European Languages

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  1. Tibor Szecsenyi, Conference on Linguistic Theory in Eastern European Languages

Message 1: Conference on Linguistic Theory in Eastern European Languages

Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 13:43:55 +0000
From: Tibor Szecsenyi <>
Subject: Conference on Linguistic Theory in Eastern European Languages

The First Conference on Linguistic Theory in Eastern European
Languages convenes betweeen 19-21 April, 1998, in Szeged, Hungary, as
organized by the PhD Program in Theoretical Linguistics of Jozsef
Attila University. The purpose of the conference is to bring together
researchers and students of various East European languages to
exchange and discuss ideas relating to theoretical issues, this time
mostly in syntax and phonology. We have invited leading experts as
keynote speakers, including Maria-Luisa Rivero (U of Ottawa), Michael
Brody (University College London and Linguistics Institute, Budapest),
Marcel den Dikken (U of Tilburg), and Olga Miseska Tomic (U of Novi

The sessions of the conference are:

Verb-movement & Clitics
Verb-movement in Hungarian
Case & Agreement
Negation & Functional categories

and among the speakers are Hilda Koopman, Katalin E.
Kiss, Ljiljana Progovac, Tobias Scheer.

The detailed program of the conference is as follows.

Alexandra Cornilescu (Universiry of Bucharest):
 Case and Aspectual Structure: Investigating Romanian

Alexei Kochetov (University of Toronto):
 The Role of Contrast in Shaping Inventories: Palatalized 
 Coronals in Slavic

Dalina Kallulli (University of Durham, University of Vienna):
 On Non-active Morphology in Albanian

Daniela Corina Ionescu (University of Bucharest):
 A AVEA + Small Clause Construction - A Case of Participle 
 Agreement in Romanian

Daniela Isac (University of Bucharest):
 On Negation in Romanian

Danijela Stojanovic (University of Ottawa):
 Sentence Processing Strategies in the Adult and Child 
 Grammar of Serbo-Croatian

David Willis (University of Oxford):
 Reanalysis in Old Russian Periphrastic Verbal Constructions

E. Kiss Katalin :
 The Hungarian Verbal Complex Revisited

Ewa Willim (Jagiellonian University, Krakow):
 On Functional Categories - A Case Study of the Det(erminer)
 Paradigm in Polish, an Articeless Language

Galina Alexandrova (University of Ottawa):
 Control Agrees to Subordination

Hilda Koopman and Anna Szabolcsi (UCLA):
 Overt Syntax and Hungarian Complex Verb Formation

Iliyana Krapova (University of Plovdiv):
 Subjunctive Complements, Null Subjects and Case Checking in

Ivanka P. Schick (University of Potsdam):
 Doubling Clitics and Information-Structure in Modern Bulgarian

Jacek Witkos:
 Verb Movement and Clitic Auxiliaries in Polish Revisited

Joel Hoffmann:
 Paratactic Movement Phenomena

Ljiljana Progovac (Wayne State University):
 Eventive "to" and the Placement of Clitics in Serbian

Marcel den Dikken (Tilburg University):
 (Anti-)Agreement in Clauses and Nominal Phrases

Maria Luisa Rivero (University of Ottawa):
 Stylistic Verb Movement in Balkan and Slavic Languages

Michael Brody:
 Partial chains and bare checking theory

Olga Tomic (University of Novi Sad):
On Cliticshood

Surenyi Balezs and Csirmaz Aniko (ELTE, Budapest):
 Ott there in Hungarian: a Case of an Expletive?

Tania Avgustinova and Bistra Andreeva (University of Saarland):

 Intonational Properties of Bulgarian Replicated Nominal Material 
 (A Study Based on Map Task Dialogues)

Tobias Scheer (Universite de Nice):
 Vowel-Zero Alternations in Czech Prefixes

Uwe Junghanns (Universitaet Leipzig):
 Syntactic Positions and Discourse Functions of Adverbials in

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