LINGUIST List 8.111

Sun Jan 26 1997

Confs: Penn Lx, Social Networks, SALT-97

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Directory

  1. Mimi Lipson, 21st Penn Linguistics Colloquium
  2. roberta chase borgatti, Conference session on language and social networks
  3. Salt7 Conference, SALT program and registration

Message 1: 21st Penn Linguistics Colloquium

Date: Thu, 23 Jan 1997 11:35:43 -0500 (EST)
From: Mimi Lipson <lipson3ling.upenn.edu>
Subject: 21st Penn Linguistics Colloquium

 Schedule for the 21st Penn Linguistics Colloquium
 February 22nd and 23rd, 1997



Saturday, the 22nd of February

Syntax
9.00-9.25
Featural Cyclicity and (Anti-)Superiority
Norvin Richards, MIT

9.25-9.50
South Slavic Clitic Placement is Still Syntactic
Steven Franks, Indiana University/University of Connecticut 
 
9.50-10.00 Break

Syntax, semantics, and psycholinguistics
10.00-10.25
Extraction, Gradedness, and Optimality
Frank Keller, University of Edinburgh

10.25-10.50
Subcategorization frames: On their semantics and their relationships to
 verb meanings
Edward T. Kako, University of Pennsylvania

10.50-11.00 Break

Semantics
11.00-11.25
Permission Sentences in Dynamic Semantics
Javier Gutierrez-Rexach, UCLA

11.25-11.50
A Model-Theoretic Approach to A-not-A Questions in Chinese
Jianxin Wu, University of Maryland

11.50-1.00 Lunch break

1.00-1.30 
Talk by invited speaker Rolf Noyer, University of Pennsylvania

Morpho-phonology
1.30-1.55
Disyllabic Requirement in Swahili Morphology

Jae-Ick Park, Indiana University

1.55-2.20
Explaining Kashaya Infixation
Eugene Buckley, University of Pennsylvania

2.20-2.35 Coffee break

Morpho-syntax
2.35-3.00
On 'Subjective' and 'Objective' agreement in Hungarian
Huba Bartos, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

3.00-3.25
Against Overt Particle Incorporation 
Jochen Zeller,Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt

3.25-3.50
Polarity Checking in Spanish, French, and English	
Dee Cain and Renee J. O'Brien, Georgetown

3.40-4.05 Coffee break

Sociolinguistics of auxiliary selection
4.05-4.30
Present Tense Auxiliary and Copula Choice in Banarsi Bhojpuri
Susan Das, University of Pennsylvania

4.30-4.55
A Sociolinguistic Study of Verb Morphology in Montreal French: 
 Reanalyzing the Alternation between _avoir_ and _etre_ 
Gillian Sankoff, University of Pennsylvania and Pierrette Thibault,
 Universite de Montreal 

4.55-5.15 Coffee break

5.15-6.30
Talk by invited speaker Alec Marantz, MIT


Sunday, the 23rd of February

Pragmatics 
9.30-9.55
Japanese sentence-final particles _yo_ and _ne_: An alternative to 
 scalar analyses 
Yuriko Suzuki Kose, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

9.55-10.20
The Pragmatics of Wh-Question Intonation in English
Christine Bartels, University of Oregon

10.20-10.45
'Spoken Chant' intonation in French
Zsuzsanna Fagyal, University of Paris III/University of Pennsylvania 

10.45-11.00 Coffee Break

Syntax and semantics of aspect
11.00-11.25 
Aspectual Shifting in the Perfect and Progressive
Laura Wagner, University of Pennsylvania

11.25-11.50
The Representation of Present Perfect Types
Gerhard Brugger, UCLA/University of Vienna

11.50-12.15
Sui Generis Genericity
Hana Filip and Gregory Carlson, University of Rochester

 1-1.15	Lunch break

Sociolinguistics
1.15-1.40
Voah mei daett sei deitsh: Developments in the vowel system of 
 Pennsylvania German 
David Bowie, University of Pennsylvania

1.40-2.05
Duration of Onset Consonants in Gay Male Stereotyped Speech
Sean Crist, University of Pennsylvania

2.05-2.30
Do I sound Asian to you?: Linguistic markers of Asian American Identity
David B. Hanna, University of Pennsylvania

2.30-2.45	Coffee break

Phonology
2.45-3.10
The interaction of tone and stress in Latvian
Krisjanis Karins, University of Pennsylvania

3.10-3.35
Trisyllabic Shortening: A Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis
Paula Fikkert, University of Konstanz

3.35-4.00
Resyllabification
William Labov, University of Pennsylvania

Alternates:
1. Explaining the S-shaped Curve
 Naomi Nagy, University of New Hampshire
 
2. Distributed Morphology + Optimality Theory = Be/Do Support
 Kunio Nishiyama, Cornell University

3. Tone of the Bambara Noun Phrase
 Moussa Bamba, University of Pennsylvania









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Message 2: Conference session on language and social networks

Date: Thu, 23 Jan 97 11:27:19 EST
From: roberta chase borgatti <T050080VM.SC.EDU>
Subject: Conference session on language and social networks

This is to announce a session at the annual conference on Social
Networks which might be of interest to some of you. The session is on
language and social networks. The conference is in San Diego, from
Feb. 13 to 16, and the session itself is at 4pm on Friday,
Feb. 14. For more information about the conference in general, visit
the conference website: 
 http://thecore.socy.sc.edu/INSNA/sunbelt2.html

The abstracts for our session appear on my website:
http://www.analytictech.com/borgatti/roberta.htm
Or, e-mail me here for any other information.
If you're anywhere near San Diego, or looking for a reason to be in
southern California, please stop by!

- Roberta
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Message 3: SALT program and registration

Date: Fri, 24 Jan 1997 08:52:17 -0800 (PST)
From: Salt7 Conference <salt7csli.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: SALT program and registration


 SALT-97
 SEMANTICS and LINGUISTIC THEORY
 Seventh Annual Meeting

 Stanford University
 Stanford, CA

 March 21-23, 1997

Invited speakers: Gennaro Chierchia
 Charles J. Fillmore
 Irene Heim
 Craige Roberts

PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE: *February 21, 1997* (see below for details)

HOTEL DEADLINE: *February 20, 1997* (see below for details)

=====================================================================
PROGRAM:

FRIDAY MARCH 21

8.30: Registration, coffee
9.15: Opening Remarks

9.30-10.30: CHARLES FILLMORE, "FrameNet and Lexical Semantics"
10.30-11.10: Diana Cresti, "On the Apparent Function of Noun
Classifiers"

Coffee Break

11.30-12.10: Vivienne Fong, "A Diphasic Approach to Directional
Locatives"
12.10-12.50: Joost Zwarts and Yoad Winter, "A Semantic
Characterization of Locative PPs"

Lunch Break

2.50-3.50: GENNARO CHIERCHIA
3.50-4.30: Chris Kennedy, "Comparison and Polar Opposition"

Coffee Break

4.50-5.30: Sheila Glasbey, "I-Level Predicates that Allow Existential
Readings for Bare Plurals"
5.30-6.10: Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin, "Types of Predicates and the
Interpretaton of Bare NPs"

SATURDAY MARCH 22

9.15: Registration, coffee

9.30-10.30: IRENE HEIM, "Semantic Types for Syntactic Categories:
Evidence from Ellipsis"
10.30-11.10: Nicholas Asher, Daniel Hardt, and Joan Busquets,
"Discourse, Parallelism, Scope, and Ellipsis"

Coffee Break

11.30-12.10: Anette Frank and Hans Kamp, "On Context Dependence in
Modal Constructions"
12.10-12.50: David Beaver, "Presuppositions in DRT"

Lunch Break

2.50-3.30: Hotze Rullmann, "The Semantics of Pied-piping and WH-
indefinites"
3.30-4.10: Rodger Kibble, "Complement Anaphora and Witness Sets"

Coffee Break

4.30-5.10: Christine Brisson, "On Definite Plural Noun Phrases and
the Meaning of 'all'"
5.10-5.50: Dorit Abusch and Mats Rooth, "Epistemic NP Modifiers"

6.00-7.00: Business Meeting
7.00-10.00: Dinner Party (open to those registered for the conference)

SUNDAY MARCH 23

9.15: Coffee

9.30-10.30: CRAIGE ROBERTS, "Information Focus in Hungarian and
English, and in Universal Grammar"
10.30-11.10: Christopher Pinon, "Achievements in an Event Semantics"

Coffee Break

11.30-12.10: Victor Sanchez Valencia and Frans Zwarts, "Temporal
SPEC-phenomena and the Semantics of 'as soon as'"
12.10-12.50: Veneeta Dayal, "Free Relatives and '-ever': `Identity'
and `Free Choice' Readings"

End of Conference

Alternates
- --------
Franz Beil, "Comparative Ellipsis and the Indefiniteness Effect"
Javier Gutierrez-Rexach, "Dynamic Action Semantics and Deontic
Operators"
Roumyana Izvorski, "The Perfect as an Epistemic Modal"

==================================================================
REGISTRATION: includes Saturday dinner and party.
Checks should be made out to "Stanford University/SALT"; please include
your name, address, email, and status on a separate sheet.

 Preregistration: regular: $40
 student/unemployed: $25
 On site: regular: $45
 student/unemployed: $30

For preregistration and inquiries, write to the address below or email to
"salt7csli.stanford.edu".

 SALT-97 Committee
 Department of Linguistics
 Stanford University
 Stanford CA 94305-2150 phone: (415) 723-4284

===========================================================
HOTELS:
The official hotel for the SALT conference is:

Holiday Inn Palo Alto-Stanford

reservations may be made at: 1 800 874-3516
RESERVATION DEADLINE: *Feb 20, 1997*
Please mention SALT to receive the special rate of:
 single $109/night
 double $109/night

Other recommended hotels include:

Cardinal Hotel, Palo Alto:
(very close to the Holiday Inn)
1 415 323-5101 single w/private bath $70
 single w/o private bath $55

Hotel California, Palo Alto
1 415 322-7666 1 person, 1 bed $54
 2 people, 1 bed $57

Mermaid Inn, Menlo Park:
1 800 237-4622 single $50
1 415 323-0662 fax 2 people, 1 bed $60
 2 people, 2 beds $64
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Email: salt7csli.stanford.edu
Web page: http://www-linguistics.stanford.edu/Linguistics/salt7
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