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Message 1: 35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society

Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 23:22:15 -0400 (EDT)
From: miguel.rodriguez-mondonedo <miguel.rodriguez-mondonedouconn.edu>
Subject: 35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society


35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society
Short Title: NELS 35

Date: 22-Oct-2004 - 24-Oct-2004
Location: Storrs, CT, United States of America
Contact: Miguel Rodriguez-Mondonedo
Contact Email: nels35uconn.edu
Meeting URL: http://nels.uconn.edu

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society
With a Special Session on Sign Languages
October 22-24, 2004
University Of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

NELS 35
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

FRIDAY OCTOBER 22, 2004
MORNING LOCATION: DODD CENTER

08.30
BREAKFAST

09.00
Opening Remarks

09.15
SESSION 1
SEMANTICS (CHAIR: TBA)

Lisa Matthewson, et al. (British Columbia)
Atelic Accomplishments in St'�t'imcets (Lillooet Salish)

Liping Chen (Rutgers)
dou (dis)harmony in Chinese

Ora Matushansky (CNRS/Paris 8)
Call me an ambulance

10.45
COFFEE BREAK

11.00
SESSION 2
PHONOLOGY/MORPHOLOGY (CHAIR: TBA)

Cheryl Zoll (MIT)
Ternarity and extrametricality: Macedonian revisited

Jose Elias-Ulloa (Rutgers)
Variable syllable weight and quantity-insensitive allomorphy in
Shipibo

Mary Paster (UC Berkeley)
A survey of phonological affix order with special attention to Pulaar

12.30
LUNCH

AFTERNOON LOCATION: ITE C80

14.15
Poster Session I (SEE DETAILS BELOW)

15.15
SESSION 3
SYNTAX - SEMANTICS (CHAIR: TBA)

Seongsook Choi (U. Sussex)
Deriving telic and atelic predicates via (non)-extensive measure
functions in Korean

Rebecca Shields (U. Wisconsin-Madison)
Modal repair

Yoshihisa Kitagawa (U. Indiana)
Wh-scope puzzles

16.45
COFFEE BREAK

17.00
SESSION 4
SYNTAX (CHAIR: TBA)

Hironobu Kasai (Harvard)
ATB reconstruction puzzles

Takaomi Kato (Harvard)
A case against the representational approach to the coordinate
structure constraint

18.00
INVITED TALK
Anders Holmberg (U. Durham)
Null Subjects and Polarity Focus

SATURDAY OCTOBER 23, 2004
ALL DAY LOCATION: ITE C80

08.30
BREAKFAST

9.00
SESSION 5
SYNTAX (CHAIR: TBA)

Martina Wiltschko (U. British Columbia)
Expletive categorical features. A case study of number marking in
Halkomelem Salish

Susana Bejar (McGill)
Syntactic projections as vocabulary insertion sites

Milan Rezac (U. Toronto)
The free rider principle: Agree, features and atoms

10.30
COFFEE BREAK

10.45
SESSION 6
PHONOLOGY (CHAIR: TBA)

Kathryn Flack (UMass)
Lateral phonotactics in Australian languages

Nicholas Fleisher (UC Berkeley)
Preservation of the marked in vowel reharmonization

11.45
INVITED TALK
Lisa Selkirk (UMASS)
The syntax of intonational phrasing from the standpoint of English

12.45
LUNCH (1.5HRS)

14.15
SESSION 7
SEMANTICS (CHAIR: TBA)

Bridget Copley (USC)
A conceptual and a grammatical distinction for modals

Mandy Simons (Carnegie Mellon U.)
Or and modals

15.15
Poster Session II (SEE DETAILS BELOW)

16.15
SL SESSION
SL LINGUISTICS (CHAIR: TBA)

Jairo Nunes & Ronice M�ller de Quadros (Universidade de S�o Paulo &
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)
Focus duplication of wh-elements in Brazilian Sign Language

Christian Rathmann (U. Texas, Austin)
FINISH in American Sign Language: One or two lexical entries?

Roland Pfau & Markus Steinbach (U. Amsterdam & U. Mainz)
Relative clauses in German Sign Language: Extraposition and
reconstruction

17.45
COFFEE BREAK

18.00
INVITED TALK
Diane Lillo-Martin (UCONN)
Sign Linguistics and the Interfaces

19.15
PARTY AT ROME BALLROOM

SUNDAY OCTOBER 24, 2004
ALL DAY LOCATION: ITE C80

09.30
BREAKFAST

10.00
INVITED TALK
Daniel B�ring (UCLA)
TBA

11.00
COFFEE BREAK

11.15
SESSION 8
SYNTAX - SEMANTICS (CHAIR: TBA)

Carrie Gillon (U. British Columbia)
DP structure and semantic composition in Skwxw�7mesh (Squamish)

Eric Mathieu (U. Ottawa)
Bare nouns and morpho-syntactic reflexes of semantic incorporation:
some new facts

Ming Xiang (Michigan State U.)
The degree argument and the definiteness effect

12.45
LUNCH (1.5HRS)

14.15
SESSION 9
SYNTAX (CHAIR: TBA)

Anthi Revithiadou & Vassilios Spyropoulos (U. Aegean)
The multiple spell-out hypothesis and the phonological component:
Evidence from Greek

Shoichi Takahashi & Martina Gracanin (MIT)
Morphosyntax of movement dependencies in Haitian Creole

Thuan Tran (U. Delaware)
Wh-questions in Vietnamese

15.45
NELS 36 PLANNING MEETING


ALTERNATES

Syntax
Ken Hiraiwa (MIT)
The morphosyntax of C and Locality of EPP in Buli

Phonology
Jeff Mielke (Ohio State U./U. Arizona)
Moving beyond innate features: a unified account of natural and
unnatural classes

Semantics
Thomas Leu (NYU)
Donkey anaphora contain relative clauses

Morphology
Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Institue/RNAAS)
Inflectional tones and morpheme expression in Limburg Dutch

Syntax-Semantics
Giorgio Magri (U. Milano-Bicocca)
Constraints on the existential reading of bare plural subjects of
individual-level predicates: Syntax or semantics?


POSTER SESSION I:	FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2004 (14.15 - 15.15)

Acquisition
Kristen Syrett & Jeffrey Lidz (Northwestern U.)
Children want to access every interpretation adults do

Stephen Crain, et al. (U. Maryland)
Bringing out the logic in child language

Morphology
Heather Newell (McGill)
A late adjunction solution to bracketing paradoxes

Phonology
Jeff Mielke (Ohio State U. /U. Arizona)
Moving beyond innate features: a unified account of natural and
unnatural classes

Allison N. Adler (MIT)
Faithfulness and perception in loanword adaptation: A case study from
Hawaiian

Semantics
Youngjoo Lee (MIT)
The scope and presupposition of additive particles

Luis Alonso-Ovalle & Masako Hirotani (UMass)
A negative concord exceptive: Japanese -sika

Syntax-semantics
David Basilico (U. Alabama, Birmingham)
Antipassive, anticausative and reflexive: Phases and reflexive
morphology

Syntax
Eytan Zweig (NYU)
Nouns and adjectives in Numeral NPs

Adam Szczegielniak (Harvard)
Ellipsis and remnant movement - Evidence from Slavic

Sandra Stjepanovic
(West Virginia Uni.)
Inherent Case: Its semantic import and licensing of inherently
case-marked NPs

Michael Barrie
On unifying antisymmetry and bare phrase structure

Sign Language
Carlo Geraci (U. Milano Bicocca)
Negation in Italian Sign Language (LIS)


POSTER SESSION II	SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 204 (15.15 - 16.15)

Acquisition
Francesca Foppolo & Maria Teresa Guasti (U Milano-Bicocca)
Scalar implicatures in child language: failures or skillful strategies?

Morphology
David Mortensen (UC Berkeley)
Phonological cline effects

Phonology
Jason Riggle & Colin Wilson (U. Chicago & UCLA)
Local optionality

Martin Kraemer (U. Ulster / Troms�)
Optimal underlying representations

Semantics
Thomas Leu (NYU)
Donkey anaphora contain relative clauses

Luis Alonso-Ovalle (UMass)
A (Kratzer and Shimoyama style) Hamblin semantics for disjunction

Syntax-Semantics
Nigel Duffield (U. Sheffield)
Flying squirrels and dancing girls: Events inadvertent causes and
unaccusativity in English

Syntax
Hitoshi Shiraki (U. College London)
The anaphor-agreement effect and argument marking

Atakan Ince (Bogazici U.)
Island-sensitive sluicing in Turkish

Gabriella Toth (U. Szeged)
Inner aspect and negation: the internal structure of VP

Hirohisa Kiguchi (Human Information Laboratories, KIT)
On A-movement and phases in Japanese

Sign Language
M�lanie Jouitteau & Ga�lle Ferre (U. Naoned/Nantes
Visibility doesn't mean hearablility: Multichannel syntax

NELS 35, University of Connecticut
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