LINGUIST List 26.2826

Tue Jun 09 2015

Confs: Morphology/USA

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Date: 08-Jun-2015
From: Itamar Kastner <itamarnyu.edu>
Subject: Roots IV
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Roots IV

Date: 29-Jun-2015 - 02-Jul-2015
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contact: Itamar Kastner
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://wp.nyu.edu/roots4

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology

Meeting Description:

The fourth Roots workshop will discuss topics in morphology, morphosyntax and morphophonology; questions of the nature of lexical units; the determination of lexical category, argument structure and word-internal structure; and various issues of lexical meaning, locality and cyclicity.

The workshop will also feature a panel event, open to the public, on the topic ''The Diversity of Words, the Universality of Language''. Panelists: Artemis Alexiadou, Daniel Harbour, Beth Levin, Andrew Nevins, Gillian Ramchand and Malka Rappaport-Hovav. Moderated by Alec Marantz.

Program:

All talks to be held at 19 University Place, room 102.


Monday, 6/29/15

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45
Alec Marantz (NYU)
Introduction

9:45 – 10:30
David Adger (Queen Mary, University of London)
Roots, Categories and Mapping to the Interfaces

10:30 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:45
Richard S. Kayne (NYU)
Some English Derived Nominals

11:45 – 12:30
Artemis Alexiadou (University of Stuttgart)
Encoding properties: the case of English 'nominalized' adjectives

12:30 – 2:00 Break

2:00 – 2:45
Malka Rappaport Hovav (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Towards an Understanding of the notions of 'manner' and 'result' and their role in the construction of verb meaning

2:45 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 4:00
Beth Levin (Stanford University)
Evidence from the crosslinguistic encoding of hitting events

4:00 – 4:45
Gillian Ramchand (University of Tromsø)
Structural Meaning vs. Conceptual Meaning in the Verb

6:00
Reception at the Department of Linguistics, 10 Washington Place, 2nd floor


Tuesday, 6/30/15

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45
Elena Anagnostopoulou (University of Crete)
Exploring roots in their contexts

9:45 – 10:30
Vera Gribanova (Stanford University)
Roots in ellipsis and multidominance

10:30 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:45
Maria Gouskova (NYU)
Roots, affixes, and prosodic words in phonological selection

11:45 – 12:30
Andrew Nevins (University College London)
TBA

12:30 – 2:00 Break

2:00 – 2:45
Marijke De Belder (HU Brussels)
The epenthetic consonant in Dutch diminutives and Spell-Out

2:45 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 4:00
Jim Wood (Yale University)
How roots do and don't constrain the interpretation of Voice

4:00 – 4:45
Florian Schäfer (École Normale Supérieure)
Medio-passives within a formal typology of Voice

7:00 Conference dinner (for speakers)


Wednesday, 7/01/15

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45
Ruth Kramer (Georgetown University)
Impoverishment, Gender, and Number: Predicting the Patterns of Syncretism

9:45 – 10:30
Matthew A. Tucker (NYU Abu Dhabi)
Your Roots Are Showing: On Root-Sensitive Allomorphy in Arabic

10:30 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:45
Neil Myler (Boston University)
The Grammar of some Rootless Structures

11:45 – 12:30
Gillian Gallagher (NYU)
Roots and tiers in phonological learning

12:30 – 2:00 Break

2:00 – 2:45
John Beavers (University of Texas at Austin)
Scalar Change and Manner/Result Complementarity in Manner of Motion Verbs

2:45 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 4:00
Andrew Koontz-Garboden (University of Manchester) and Itamar Francez (University of Chicago)
Semantically impossible adjectives

5:00 – 7:00
Panel event
More than words: Morphology and the universality of language (19 Washington Square North)


Thursday, 7/02/15

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45
Peter Svenonius (University of Tromsø)
TBA

9:45 – 10:30
Daniel Harbour (Queen Mary, University of London)
Composed duals: not suppletion, but morphosemantics

10:30 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:45
Heidi Harley (University of Arizona)
Hiaki verbal number suppletion really is suppletion

11:45 – 12:30
Jonathan D. Bobaljik (University of Connecticut)
Locality below X˚

12:30 – 1:00 Break

1:00 – 1:45
Hagit Borer (Queen Mary, University of London)
Beyond Roots

1:45 – 2:00
Alec Marantz (NYU)
Closing remarks



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