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Confs: Preliminary NELS 25 program

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  • Sabine Iatridou, Preliminary NELS 25 program

    Message 1: Preliminary NELS 25 program

    Date: Wed, 31 Aug 1994 15:59:38 Preliminary NELS 25 program
    From: Sabine Iatridou <>
    Subject: Preliminary NELS 25 program

    NELS 25 Preliminary Program University of Pennsylvania, October 14-16

    (The schedules for the two workshops on October 13 will be announced shortly.)

    Friday, October 14

    9:00 Registration and continental breakfast

    9:45 Opening remarks

    10:00 Danny Fox, MIT Derivational economy, QR and semantic interpretation evidence from VP ellipsis

    10:30 C. Reinholtz and K. Russell, University of Manitoba Quantified NPs in pronominal argument languages

    11:00 Cristina Schmitt, University of Maryland Antecedent contained deletion meets the copy theory

    11:30-12:00 Coffee break

    12:00 Anton Bures, MIT Clash in a composite model of prosodic structure

    12:30 Sharon Inkelas, UC Berkeley The consequences of optimization for underspecification

    1:00-2:00 Lunch

    2:00 Jenny Doetjes, Leiden University Quantification at a distance and iteration

    2:30 Jonathan Ginzburg, University of Edinburgh The QVE to some extent defused and generalized

    3:00 Gerhard Jaeger, Arbeitsgruppe Strukturelle Grammatik der MPG Topic, focus and weak quantifiers

    3:30-4:00 Coffee break

    4:00 Enric Vallduvi and Elisabet Engdahl, University of Edinburgh Information structure and grammar architecture

    4:30 Hamida Demirdache and Lisa Matthewson, U of British Columbia On the universality of syntactic categories

    5:00 Owen Rambow and Beatrice Santorini, Universite de Paris VII and Northwestern University Incremental phrase structure generation and Germanic V2

    5:30-8:00 Dinner

    8:00 Invited speaker: Ellen Prince, University of Pennsylvania TBA

    Saturday, October 15

    9:00-9:30 Continental breakfast

    9:30 Victoria Tredinnick, University of Pennsylvania Amount relatives and the presuppositional/cardinal distinction

    10:00 William Snyder, MIT A neo-Davidsonian approach to resultatives, particles, and datives

    10:30 Laura Conway and Stephen Crain, University of Connecticut Dynamic acquisition

    11:00-11:30 Coffee break

    11:30 Jennifer Austin and Luis Lopez, Cornell University Nominative, absolutive, and dative languages

    12:00 Carson T. Schutze, MIT Case, verb morphology, and argument structure in Choctaw: a minimalist account

    12:30 John O'Neil, Harvard University Out of Control

    1:00-2:00 Lunch

    2:00 Edward S. Flemming, UCLA Perceptual features in phonology: evidence from consonant-vowel assimilation

    2:30 Joyce M. McDonough, Ohio State University Geminates, prespecification, and the Prosodic Enhancement Strategy

    3:00 Susanne Gahl, UC Berkeley Consonant gradation as a prosodic constraint

    3:30-4:00 Coffee break and business meeting

    4:00 David Embick, University of Pennsylvania Unifying morphosyntax and phonology: the 'mobile inflections' of Polish

    4:30 Rose-Marie Dechaine, University of British Columbia Zero tense in Standard and in African American English

    5:00 Ellen Thompson, University of Maryland Temporal ambiguity of clausal adjuncts and antecedent contained deletion

    5:30 Michael J.R. Johnston, UC Santa Cruz The role of aspect in the composition of temporal clauses with adverbs of quantification

    6:00 --> Dinner / Nels party

    Sunday, October 16

    9:00-9:30 Continental breakfast

    9:30 Joachim Sabel, Universitaet Frankfurt/Main On parallels and differences between long scrambling and clitic climbing and the economy of derivations

    10:00 Alan Munn, University of Missouri First conjunct agreement without government

    10:30 Jonni M. Kanerva and Leslie Gabriele, Indiana University Intonation and focus layers

    11:00-11:30 Coffee break

    11:30 Laura Walsh, University of Massachusetts Representing laterals

    12:00 Elizabeth Hume and David Odden, Ohio State University The superfluity of [consonantal]

    12:30 Jennifer Cole and Charles W. Kisseberth, U of Illinois Paradoxical strength conditions in harmony systems

    1:00-2:00 Lunch

    2:00 Hajime Hoji, USC Demonstrative binding and Principle B

    2:30 Jacqueline Gueron, Universite de Paris X - Nanterre HAVE, BE, and the theory of auxiliary verbs

    3:00 Heidi Harley, MIT Abstracting away from Abstract Case

    3:30 Marcel den Dikken, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Verb (projection) raising, scope and uniform phrase structure


    Megan J. Crowhurst and Mark S. Hewitt, U of North Carolina and U of British Columbia Directional footing and prosodic alignment

    Caroline Heycock, University of Edinburgh The internal structure of small clauses: new evidence from inversion

    Janet Hitzeman, University of Edinburgh A Reichenbachian account of the interaction of the present perfect with temporal adverbials

    Alec Marantz, MIT The two modes of A-bar binding are not tied to the argument/adjunct distinction

    Hubert Truckenbrodt, MIT Rightward movement in the prosodic tree