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Message 1: Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages

Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 22:14:52 -0500
From: LSRL 29 <lsrlumich.edu>
Subject: Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages


29th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages
University of Michigan, April 8-11, 1999.

(Information that applies to all sessions (e.g., plenary talks, receptions,
etc.) is not repeated for the parallel and para- sessions (i.e., it is
given only once, in the info for the first set of sessions of each day)).

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information on pre-registration, etc.

Forgive the lack of diacritic marks on all the vowels that require them!



The LSRL 29 Organizing Committee

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THURSDAY, April 8 

6:00pm-10:00pm Registration (Concourse) 

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FRIDAY, April 9: 

8:00am-6:00pm, Registration (Concourse) 
8:00am-6:00pm, Book Exhibits & Refreshments (Kalamazoo Room) 

8:30:-8:50 ADDRESS (MICHIGAN ROOM) 

9:00am-10:10am MICHIGAN ROOM 
Plenary Speaker: Dieter Wanner 
Title TBA 

BREAK 10:10-11:00 

Syntax Session 11:00-1:00 (Koessler Room): 

11:00-11:30 
"A Unified Analysis of French and Italian ne-cliticization" 
Dieter Vermandere, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 

11:30-12:00 
"Subject/Object Asymmetries without the ECP: The Case of French beaucoup" 
Marie-Claude Boivin, MIT 

12:00-12:30 
"Clipsis" 
Cedric Boeckx, University of Connecticut 

12:30-1:00 
"Eppur si muove! On Comparing French, Portuguese, and Bellunese Wh-Movement" 
Jean-Yves Pollock (CNRS, Lyon), Nicola Munaro (University of Padua), and
Cecilia Poletto (University of Padua) 

LUNCH 1:00-3:00 

Syntax Session 3:00-5:00 (Koessler Room): 

3:00-3:30 
"Adjectival Agreement within DP without Feature Movement" 
Petra Sleeman, University of Amsterdam/HIL 

3:30-4:00 
"On Becoming a Clitic: The Prenominal Possessive in Romance" 
Nancy Mae Antrim, University of Texas at El Paso 

4:00-4:30 
"Some Cross-linguistic Evidence against Noun-movement within the Determiner
Phrase" 
Asuncion Martinez-Arbelaiz, Michigan State University 

4:30-5:00 
"Romanian Nominal Structure, Proforms, and Genitive Case Checking" 
Edward J. Rubin, University of Utah 
 
BREAK: 5:00-5:30 

5:30 - 6:40 MICHIGAN ROOM 
Plenary Speaker: Esther Torrego 
"Aspects of Determiner Case in Romance" 

RECEPTION 7:00-8:00 HUSSEY ROOM 

BUSINESS MEETING: 8:00-9:00 HUSSEY ROOM 
___________________________________
FRIDAY, April 9: (PARALELL SESSIONS) 

Phonology Session 11:00-1:00 (Room D): 

11:00-11:30 
"Contrast Maintenance and Intervocalic Stop Lenition in Spanish and
Portuguese: When is it All Right to Lenite?" 
Anthony M. Lewis, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 

11:30-12:00 
"Uniform Exponence and Word-final Prevocalic /s/ in Ecuadorian Spanish" 
Travis Bradley, The Pennsylvania State University 

12:00-12:30 
"Coda Obstruents and Local Constraint Conjunction in a Dialect of
Peninsular Spanish" 
Richard E. Morris, Middle Tennessee State University 

12:30-1:00 
"An Integrated Account of the Spanish Consonant System" 
Miguel Vazquez Larruscain, University of Chicago 

LUNCH 1:00-3:00 

Semantics Session 3:00-5:00 (Room D): 

3:00-3:30 
"Non-logical if " 
Josep Quer, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona 

3:30-4:00 
"The Semantics of Spanish Free Relatives" 
Javier Gutierrez-Rexach, The Ohio State University 

4:00-4:30 
"The Aspectual Ambiguity of Italian finche " 
Stefano Vegnaduzzo (UCLA) and Manuel Espanol-Echevarria (Universite Laval) 

4:30-5:00 
"Even even can be an NPI: Evidence from Spanish" 
Laura Barker and Elena Herburger, Georgetown University 

___________________________________
SATURDAY, April 10: 

8:00am-6:00pm, Registration (Concourse) 
8:00am-6:00pm, Book Exhibits & Refreshments (Kalamazoo Room) 

Syntax Session 8:30-10:30 (Koessler Room): 

8:30-9:00 
"The Acquisition of IP Aspect in Spanish as a Second Language: A View from
Syntax" 
Silvina Montrul (SUNY Albany) and Roumyana Slabakova (University of Iowa) 

9:00-9:30 
"Selecting Atomic Cells from Temporal Domains: Fixing Parameters in Romance" 
Joan Rafel, Universitat de Girona 

9:30-10:00 
"Resultativity in French -- A Study in Contrastive Linguistics" 
Patrick Caudal, Universite Paris 7 

10:00-10:30 
"Word Order in Romance Absolute Past Participle Constructions" 
Ana Lucia Santos, Universidade do Minho 

BREAK 10:30-11:00 

Syntax Session 11:00-1:00 (Koessler Room): 

11:00-11:30 
"On Preverbal Subjects in Spanish" 
Grant Goodall, University of Texas at El Paso 

11:30-12:00 
" 'Partial' Paradigms of Subject Pronouns: A Feature Geometry?" 
David Heap, University of Western Ontario 

12:00-12:30 
"Locative Inversion in Italian and Spanish: Case Checking and Attract-F" 
Paula Kempchinsky, University of Iowa 

12:30-1:00 
"New Thoughts on Stylistic Inversion" 
R.S. Kayne (NYU) and J.-Y. Pollock (CNRS, Lyon) 

LUNCH 1:00-3:00 

Syntax / Semantics Session 3:00-5:00 (Koessler Room): 

3:00-3:30 
"Spec, DP and (In)definiteness: From Romanian Genitives to Hebrew
Construct State" 
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin, CNRS, Universite Paris 7 

3:30-4:00 
"The Distribution of Direct and Indirect Inalienable Possession in French" 
Johan Rooryck (Leiden University/HIL) and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (KUBrussel) 

4:00-4:30 
"On the Semantic Nature of Bare NPs in Haitian Creole" 
Viviane Deprez, Rutgers University 

4:30-5:00 
"Settling DISCORD over NEGATIVE CONCORD" 
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin (CNRS, Universite Paris 7) and Daniela Isac
(University of Bucarest) 

BREAK: 5:00-5:30 

5:30 - 6:40 HENDERSON ROOM 
Plenary Speaker: Enric Vallduv 
Title TBA 

RECEPTION/DINNER 7:00-10:00 HUSSEY ROOM 

10:00-?? PARTY 
___________________________________
SATURDAY, April 10: (PARALELL SESSIONS) 

Phonology Session 8:30-10:30 (Room D): 

8:30-9:00 
"Primary Stress in Portuguese non-verbs" 
Seung-Hwa Lee, Fale-Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais/Brazil 

9:00-9:30 
"Preantepenultimate Stress in Latin" 
Haike Jacobs, Nymegen University/Free University Amsterdam 

9:30-10:00 
"Primary Stress in Spanish" 
Zsuzsanna Barkanyi, ELTE University of Budapest 

10:00-10:30 
"Re-examining Spanish Resyllabification" 
Timothy Face, The Ohio State University 

BREAK 10:30-11:00 

Sociolinguistics Session 11:00-1:00 (Room D): 

11:00-11:30 
"Conditions on Conditional Usage in French Hypothetical si-Clauses 
Carmen L. LeBlanc and Shana Poplack, University of Ottawa 

11:30-12:00 
"The Use of NP, pronoun, and zero in Peninsular Spanish Narratives:
Evidence for an Episodic Approach" 
Llorenc Comajoan, Indiana University 

12:00-12:30 
"Contrastive Discourse Markers in Spanish: Beyond Contrast" 
Monica Malamud Makowski, Stanford University 

12:30-1:00 
"Polysemy Patterns of Emphatic Pronouns in Spanish and Catalan" 
Matthew L. Juge, University of California at Berkeley 

LUNCH 1:00-3:00 

Phonology/Morphology Session 3:00-5:00 (Room D): 

3:00-3:30 
"Non-Homorganic Nasal Clusters in Northern Italian Dialects" 
Lori Repetti, SUNY Stony Brook 

3:30-4:00 
"Non-concatenative Morphology in Spanish" 
Carlos-Eduardo Pineros, Central Michigan University 

4:00-4:30 
"Functional Elements in the Romanian DP" 
Albert Ortmann and Alexandra Popescu, Heinrich-Heine-Universitat, Dusseldorf 

4:30-5:00 
"On Catalan Verbal Morphology" 
Isabel Oltra Massuet, MIT 

___________________________________
SUNDAY, April 11: 

8:00am-12:00pm, Book Exhibits & Refreshments (Kalamazoo Room) 

Syntax Session 8:30-10:30 (Koessler Room): 

8:30-9:00 
"A Subjunctive Approach to 'Root Infinitives' " 
Rikardo Etxepare (LEHIA) and Kleanthes K. Grohmann (University of Maryland) 

9:00-9:30 
"Functional Categories and the Acquisition of Clitics in L2 French" 
Julia Herschensohn, University of Washington 

9:30-10:00 
"On the Acquisition of Spanish N-N Compounds" 
Juana M. Liceras, University of Ottawa 

10:00-10:30 
"Bare Nouns and the Morpho-syntax of Number" 
Alan Munn and Cristina Schmitt, Michigan State University 
 

Phonology Session 8:30-10:30 (Room D): 

8:30-9:00 
"Accounting for Intraspeaker Variation within a Constraint-based Framework:
 A Case Study of Vocalic Epenthesis in
Vimeu Picard" 
Jeffrey Steele (McGill University) and Julie Auger (Indiana University) 

9:00-9:30 
"Epenthesis vs. Elision in Afro-Iberian Language: A Constraint-based
Approach to Pidgin/Creole Phonology" 
John m. Lipski, University of New Mexico 

9:30-10:00 
"A Constraint-based Account of Metaphony in Proto-Spanish and Lena Leonese" 
Fernando Martinez-Gil, The Ohio State University 

10:00-10:30 
"French Glides and Markedness" 
Bernard Tranel, UC Irvine 

BREAK: 10:30-11:00 

11:00am-12:10am HUSSEY ROOM 
Plenary Speaker: James Harris 
Title TBA

Closing Remarks.

___________________________________
PARASESSION: 
New Solutions to Old Problems: Issues in Romance Historical Linguistics 

FRIDAY, April 9: 
 
PARASESSION A 11:00-1:00 MICHIGAN ROOM 

11:00-11:30 
"The Role of Features in Historical Change" 
Monique Dufresne (UQAM & Queens), Fernande Dupuis (UQAM), and Mireille
Tremblay (Queens University) 

11:30-12:00 
"Linking Social Change and Linguistic Change: Koineization in Early Castile" 
Donald Tuten, Emory University 

12:00-12:30 
"New Functions for Old Forms: The Exaptation of Romance Participant Pronouns" 
John Charles Smith, University of Oxford (St. Catherine's College) 

12:30-1:00 
"Another Look at Middle French Narrative Tenses" 
Charles L. Pooser, SUNY at Stony Brook 

LUNCH 1:00-3:00 

PARASESSION B 3:00-5:00 MICHIGAN ROOM 

3:00-3:30 
"A New View of Grammaticalization to Replace the 'Cycle' in Historical
Romance Linguistics" 
Jurgen Klausenburger, University of Washington 

3:30-4:00 
"On the Origin and Evolution of the Catalan Periphrastic Preterit" 
Manuel Perez Saldanya (Universitat de Valncia) and Jose Ignacio Hualde
(University of Illinois) 

4:00-4:30 
"Grammaticalization Chains and French Complex-Inversion" 
Ken Johnson, Purdue University 

4:30-5:00 
"The Grammaticalization of 'estar', 'ir', 'andar', and 'venir': The
Auxiliaries of the Progressive" 
Amy Orf, Northern Michigan University 

___________________________________
SATURDAY, April 10: 
 

PARASESSION C 8:30-10:30 HENDERSON ROOM 

8:30-9:00 
"Subject Clitics and the Decline of Verb-Second in French" 
Barbara Vance, Indiana University 

9:00-9:30 
"From the Loss of V2 to the Rise of Subject Clitics: A View on Minimal
Diachronic Change" 
Paola Beninca and Cecilia Poletto (University of Padua) 

9:30-10:00 
"A Minimalist Perspective on Wackernagel's Law" 
Enrique Mallen, Texas A&M University 

10:00-10:30 
"Infinitive Subordinators and Verb Restructuring in French" 
France Martineau (University of Ottawa) and Virginia Motapanyane
(University of New Brunswick) 

BREAK 10:30-11:00 

PARASESSION D 11:00-1:00 HENDERSON ROOM 

11:00-11:30 
"An OT Approach to Atonic Vowel Loss Patterns in Two Early W. Romance
Grammars: A Contrastive Examination of Old
French and Old Spanish" 
Dale Hartkemeyer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

11:30-12:00 
"Remnants of Geminates in Spanish: Rhotics" 
Alfonso Morales-Front, Georgetown University 

12:00-12:30 
"A New Solution to the Dating of Syllable-final Consonant Loss in Old
French: Theoretical Motivation and Empirical
Support" 
Randall Gess, University of Utah 

12:30-1:00 
"Analogy and Optimality Theory: An Explanation of Morphological Change in
Southwest Spanish" 
Glenn A. Martinez, The University of Texas - Pan American 

LUNCH 1:00-3:00 

PARASESSION E 3:00-5:00 HENDERSON ROOM 

3:00-3:30 
"Morphological Variation, Convergence, and Contact Phenomena in Early
Navarro-Aragonese and Castilian" 
Brian Imhoff, Texas A&M University 

3:30-4:00 
"Spanish Object Agreement Markers and the Typology of Object Agreement
Morphology" 
Andres Enrique-Arias, University of Southern California 

4:00-4:30 
"Evolving Tobler-Mussafia Effects in the Placement of French Clitics" 
Paul Hirschbuhler (U. d'Ottawa & CSLI) and Marie Labelle (UQAM &CSLI) 

4:30-5:00 
"Modeling Syntactic Change: Evidence from Computer-based Studies of
Infinitival Complements in Spanish and Portuguese"
Mark Davies, Illinois State University 

___________________________________
SUNDAY, April 11: 

PARASESSION F: 8:30-10:30 HUSSEY ROOM 

8:30-9:00 
"Phonological Split and Multivariant Reanalysis" 
Janice M. Aski, Emory University 

9:00-9:30 
"Romance Lenition Once Again, with Caution" 
Thomas D. Cravens, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

9:30-10:00 
" 'With Whom Does This Conduct Sit Well?' Diachronic Analysis and
Disambiguation of the French Verb 'seoir' " 
G. Aileen Clark, University of Ottawa 

10:00-10:30 
"The Evidence for Language Contact Between Dalmatian and Albanian" 
Kelly Lynne Maynard, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 

___________________________________
Alternates: 

"Optionality in the Spanish Complementizer System" (Syntax) 
Claudia Brovetto, Georgetown University 

"Variation in Spanish and Prosodic Boundary Constraints" (Phonology) 
Caroline Wiltshire, University of Florida 

"On the Expression of Non-specific Indefiniteness in Romance: Forms and
Sensitivity" (Semantics) 
Joao Peres, Universidade de Lisboa 
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