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Tue Sep 7 2004

Confs: Syntax/Tromsoe, Norway

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Message 1: Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL) Workshop on Argument Structure

Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 07:38:32 -0400 (EDT)
From: peter.svenonius <peter.svenoniushum.uit.no>
Subject: Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL) Workshop on Argument Structure

Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL) Workshop
on Argument Structure

Date: 04-Nov-2004 - 06-Nov-2004
Location: Tromsoe, Norway
Contact: Peter Svenonius
Contact Email: peter.svenoniushum.uit.no 
Meeting URL: http://castl.uit.no 

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax 

Meeting Description:

A workshop on the syntax of argument structure in a cross-linguistic
perspective.

Thursday, November 4
10.00-11.30 Lisa Travis, McGill, External arguments in Malagasy
11.30-12.30 Tarald Taraldsen, Tromsoe: 'Passives with external
arguments'
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.30 Sam Mchombo, UC Berkeley
15.30-16.15 Patrycja Jablonska and Sullay Kanu, Tromsoe and Fourah
Bay: 'S-syntactic valency changing devices in Temne'
16.15-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.00 John Bowers, Cornell: 'Passives and applicatives: toward a
unified theory of argument structure and grammatical function-changing
morphology.'

Friday, November 5
10.00-11.30 Mila Vulchanova, NTNU: 'The argumental status of paths in
verbs of motion'
11.30-12.30 Gillian Ramchand, Tromsoe: 'Paths and travellers within
event topology'
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.30 Leonard Babby, Princeton: 'Argument Structure, External
Subcategorization, and Impersonal Sentences: Evidence from Russian and
Lithuanian'
15.30-16.15 Eugenia Romanova, Tromsoe: 'Transitive, intransitive and
passivizing ... prefixes'
16.15-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-17.15 Vyara Istratkova, Tromsoe: 'Distributive, attenuative and
delimitative po- and their interaction with argument structure'
17.15-18.15 Peter Svenonius, Tromsoe: 'Smoke and Mirrors: What does
argument structure changing Morphology tell us about the Syntax of
argument structure?'

Saturday, November 6
10.00-11.30 Elena Anagnostopoulou, Crete 'Variation in the syntax of
prepositional indirect objects'
11.30-12.15 Mai Tungseth, Tromsoe: 'Ditransitives and applicatives'
12.15-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Raffaella Folli and Heidi Harley, Cambridge and Arizona:
On the nature of little v: Causation, obligation and argument
structure.
15.00-16.00 Mikael Vinka, Umeaa: Causatives in Saami
16.00-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-17.45 Edwin Williams, Princeton: '''There'' as an argument'
17.45-18.30 General discussion

Saturday evening: Party 
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