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  • FLSM 5, Formal Linguistics Society of Mid-America conference: program &

    Message 1: Formal Linguistics Society of Mid-America conference: program &

    Date: Sun, 27 Mar 1994 04:42:27 Formal Linguistics Society of Mid-America conference: program &
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    Subject: Formal Linguistics Society of Mid-America conference: program &

    ******************************************************* ** Formal Linguistics Society of Mid-America V ** *******************************************************

    The FLSM 5 conference will be held at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, from Friday May 20 to Sunday May 22. Participants from North America and Europe will present thirty five papers in all fields of theoretical linguistics. Three invited speakers will address the conference: Angelika Kratzer (U Massachusetts, Amherst), James McCloskey (UC Santa Cruz) and Donca Steriade (UC Los Angeles). Full details of the program, accommodation, food and transport information will be mailed this week to all reviewers, submitters of abstracts and those who have inquired. Others may contact us at the addresses below.

    1. Preliminary Program:

    All sessions will take place at 1320 Digital Computer Laboratory (there are a couple of titles which at present overlap with other current conference programs)

    Friday May 20

    8.00 Registration 8.45 Welcome: Head, Department of Linguistics Elmer Antonsen 9.00 Infinitival Complements in a Minimalist Theory of Grammar David Kathman (University of Chicago) 9.30 Selection Properties of Raising Verbs: Not What They "Seem" Janine Graziano-King (CUNY Graduate School) 10.00 The Resurrection: Raising to Comp Andrew Carnie (MIT) Heidi Harley (MIT) Elizabeth Pyatt (MIT)

    10.30 Break

    10.40 Clitics and Object Drop in Greek and the Romance Languages Alexis Dimitriadis (University of Pennsylvania) 11.10 Romance and Germanic Clitics: a Parametric Difference Marco Haverkort (UC Berkeley) 11.40 Serbo-Croatian Second Position Clitic Placement Carson Schutze (MIT) 12.10 Checking Interrogative Subject Pronouns in Romance Maarten de Wind (University of Groningen)

    12.40 Lunch break

    2.00 The Semantics and Pragmatics of Lexical Aspect Features Mari Broman Olsen (Northwestern University) 2.30 The Structure of CONTEXT: the Representation of Pragmatic Restrictions in HPSG Georgia Green (U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 3.00 Idioms and Structured Entailment Pools Gert Webelhuth (University of North Carolina)

    3.30 Break

    3.40 Verbal Prefixes in Slavic as Functional Heads George Fowler (Indiana University) 4.10 Lithuanian Participle Agreement and the Shortest Move Condition Jairo Nunes (University of Maryland) 4.40 Expletive Subjects in West Slavic Martina Lindseth (Indiana University) 5.10 Are you Right? Nigel Duffield (McGill University)

    5.40 Dinner break

    7.00 The Morphology-Syntax Interface in Creolization (& Diachrony) Michel DeGraff (University of Michigan) 7.30 The Change in Negation in Middle English Stefan Frisch (Northwestern University) 8.00 On Experiencers and Subjects of Perfect Predicates Rakesh Bhatt (University of Tennessee at Knoxville) 8.30 ***Invited speaker: James McCloskey (UC Santa Cruz) *** Title: to be announced

    Saturday May 21

    9.00 Demonstratives, Focus, and the Interpretation of Complex NPs in Mandarin Chinese Mary Wu (U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 9.30 Tense Structure and the Syntax of Temporal Adverbs Ellen Thompson (University of Maryland) 10.00 Intervention Phenomena: Towards an Extended Monotonicity Calculus Michael Kas (University of Groningen) Frans Zwarts (University of Groningen)

    10.30 Break

    10.40 Alignment Constraints in ATR Harmony Akinbiyi Akinlabi (Rutgers University) 11.10 A Domain Based Theory of Harmony Jennifer Cole (U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Charles Kisseberth (U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 11.40 A Constraint-Based Analysis of Place Assimilation Typology Jongho Jun (UC Los Angeles) 12.10 The OCP and Gradient Data Deborah Milam Berkeley (Northwestern University)

    12.40 Lunch break

    2.00 ***Invited speaker: Donca Steriade, UC Los Angeles*** Title: to be announced 3.10 Iambicity in Southeast Asia Fraser Bennett (U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 3.40 Contra Consonantal Elizabeth Hume (Ohio State University) David Odden (Ohio State University) 4.10 "La Double Vie de W" or The Status of [w] in Karuk Rebecca Herman (Ohio State University) 4.40 On the Direct Mapping between Syntax and PF Gorka Elordieta (University of Southern California) 5.10 Business meeting

    5.30 Dinner break

    7.00 ***Invited speaker: Angelika Kratzer, UC*** Title: to be announced 8.20 Reception / Banquet (Illini Union, 1401 W. Green, Urbana)

    Sunday May 22

    9.00 A Negation Typology and NPI Licensing Daeho Chung (University of Southern California) Abdessalam Elomari (University of Southern California) 9.30 Binding at the Syntax-Semantics Interface Jean-Marc Authier (University of Ottawa) 10.00 A Typological Study of NP Extraction from Quantifier Phrases Kuo-ming Sung (UC Los Angeles)

    10.30 Break

    10.40 Resultatives and Motion Verbs in Japanese Natsuko Tsujimura (Indiana University) 11.10 Derivations and Reconstruction Andrew Barss (University of Arizona) 11.40 VP-Internal Subject Hypothesis and ATB Gap Parallelism Byong-Kwon Kim (U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 12.10 Factive Complements and Wh-Extraction Spyridoula Varlokosta (University of Maryland)

    Lunch and departure

    2. Registration:

    Please send the following information to FLSM: name, affiliation, snail mail and email addresses, telephone and fax numbers. Fees are as follows: students non-students a. up to April 30: $10 $15 b. at the conference: $15 $20

    Personal checks (USA only), money orders and cashier's checks can be made to: University of Illinois.


    Direct all inquiries to: a. email: b. fax: (217) 333-3466 c. phone: (217) 333-3563 d. snail mail: FLSM V Committee Department of Linguistics University of Illinois 4088 Foreign Languages Building 707 South Mathews Urbana, IL 61820 ================================================================