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Tue Apr 6 2004

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Message 1: Small Utterances: Views on Syntax, Acquisition, Aphasia & Pidgins

Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 16:21:33 -0400 (EDT)
From: progovac <progovacwayne.edu>
Subject: Small Utterances: Views on Syntax, Acquisition, Aphasia & Pidgins


Small Utterances: Views on Syntax, Acquisition, Aphasia & Pidgins 

Date: 17-Apr-2004 - 17-Apr-2004
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Contact: Ellen Barton
Contact Email: ellen.bartonwayne.edu 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics, Syntax, Language
Acquisition 
Subject Language Family: Pidgin

Meeting Description:

Wayne State University's Humanities Center Working Groups in the
Humanities and Arts, Program in Linguistics, Department of English,
Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, and College of Liberal
Arts are proud to sponsor

SMALL UTTERANCES: VIEWS ON SYNTAX, ACQUISITION, APHASIA & PIDGINS

Saturday, April 17, 2004
1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

The Humanities Center, Seminar Room
2147 Old Main
Wayne State University
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

1:00 - 2:00		
Small Utterances, Nonsententials, and Small Clauses
Ellen Barton, Eugenia Casielles-Su�rez, Walter Edwards, Kate Paesani,
Ljiljana Progovac, Patricia Siple & Nicola Work, Wayne State
University
			
1:00 - 1:07	
Introduction & Definitions (Ellen Barton)
			
1:07 - 1:40	
Formal Aspects (Ljiljana Progovac)
			
1:40 - 1:47	
Extensions (Kate Paesani)
			
1:47 - 1:55	
Discussion

2:00 - 3:00		
Multiple Grammars and Small Clauses: Does the Absence of Functional
Categories Invite New Meanings?
Tom Roeper, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Response
Eugenia Casielles-Su�rez, Wayne State University

3:00 - 4:00		
How Language Adapts to the Brain: Agrammatic Speech, Child Language
and Normal Ellipsis
Herman Kolk, University of Nijmegen
Response
Patricia Siple, Wayne State University

4:00 - 5:00		
Reduced Syntax in Pidgins
Donald Winford, The Ohio State University
Response
Nicola Work, Wayne State University

5:00 - 6:00		
Open Discussion
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