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Confs: Workshop on Focus

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Message 1: Paris Workshop on Focus - New annoucement

Date: Fri, 02 Feb 1996 22:30:59 +0100
From: Georges Rebuschi <rebuschiext.jussieu.fr>
Subject: Paris Workshop on Focus - New annoucement

Paris International Workshop on the Grammar of Focus / Table ronde
internationale sur la Grammaire du focus coorganized by the research teams
/ coorganisee par les J.E. "Typologie grammaticale" (U. Paris III), &
"Grammaire comparee" (U. Paris X)

February 22 & 23, 1996 / 22 & 23 fevrier 1996

Program(me)

1e journee / 1st day. Thursday, Feb. 22 - jeudi 22 fevrier .
U. Paris III, Centre Censier, salle Las Vergnas (Metro: ligne 7,
station Censier-Daubenton)

9h-9h30. Laurie TULLER (Paris X) & Georges REBUSCHI (Paris III):
 Introduction. La grammaire de la focalisation - quelques problemes
theoriques.
9h30-10h20. Larry HYMAN (Berkeley /Lyon II / Paris III):
 L'interaction entre le focus et les tons en bantou.
10h20-11h10. Jacqueline LECARME (CNRS, Sophia-Antipolis):
 La focalisation dans deux langues couchitiques.
11h10-12h00. Alain KIHM (CNRS, Paris):
 A propos du focus en wolof.
Dejeuner / Lunch
14h-14h50. Lea NASH (Paris VIII):
 A propos du focus en georgien.
14h50-15h40. Sarah Brenda KENNELLY (Rutgers U.):
 Focus in Turkish.
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Pause 15h40-16h
>---<
16h-16h50. Josef BAYER (Jena):
 Focus Particles in German.
16h50-17h40. Manuel AMBAR (Lisbonne):
 Aspects de la syntaxe du focus en portugais.

2e journie / 2nd day. Friday, Feb. 23 / vendredi 23 fevrier
U. de Paris X, batiment C, salle des Colloques
(RER: A1, station Nanterre-Universite)

9h30-10h20. Ayesha KIDWAI (Jawaharlal Nehru U., New Delhi):
 Word Order and Focus Positions in Universal Grammar.
10h20-11h10. Jamal OUHALLA (U. de Londres):
 Focus in Arabic.
11h10-12h00. Anne CLECH, Georges REBUSCHI & Annie RIALLAND (Paris III):
 Focus et echo.
Dejeuner / Lunch
13h30-14h20. Nomi ERTESCHIK-SHIR (U. Ben Gurion of the Negev):
 The Syntax-Focus Interface.
14h20-15h10. Jon ORTIZ DE URBINA (U. de Deusto-Bilbao):
 Focus in Basque and Universal Grammar.
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Pause 15h10-15h30
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15h30-16h20. Michael BRODY (Londres): Focus and Minimalism.
16h20-17h. Debat final / Closing debate.

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Georges Rebuschi
TYGRe (ILPGA -U. Paris III)
19, rue des Bernardins
F-75005 Paris
Tel (work): (+33.1) 44 32 05 75
Fax (work): (+33.1) 43 29 70 13
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