LINGUIST List 11.1037

Sat May 6 2000

Confs: Third Celtic Linguistic Conference (CLC3)

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  1. Cathal Doherty, Third Celtic Linguistic Conference (CLC3) - final schedule

Message 1: Third Celtic Linguistic Conference (CLC3) - final schedule

Date: Sat, 06 May 2000 17:56:53 +0000
From: Cathal Doherty <>
Subject: Third Celtic Linguistic Conference (CLC3) - final schedule


 An Tr�� Comhdh�il ar Theangeola�ocht na dTeangacha Ceilteacha



Friday, 12 May: Session on the Acquisition of Celtic Languages
Location: Room B204, John Henry Newman Building, Belfield Campus

14.00-14.40, Bob Borsley (University of Essex) and Bob Morris Jones
(University of Wales, Aberystwyth):
'The Development of Finiteness in Early Welsh'

14.40 - 15.20, Helen Goodluck (University of Ottawa), Eithne Guilfoyle (D�n
Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology) and S�le Harrington
(University of Dublin, Trinity College):
'Relativization in child Irish'

15.20 - 16.00, Alison Henry (University of Ulster)
'Language acquisition, language change and code-switching: acquiring Belfast

 --Tea and Coffee--

16.30 - 17.10, Janig Stephens and Jackie Richards (University of Wales
Institute Cardiff)
'A CHILDES based analysis of the language development of a Welsh-speaking
child with a cochlear implant'

17.10 - 17.50, Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole, Enlli M�n Thomas and Nadine
Laporte (University of Wales, Bangor)
'The Acquisition of Welsh Mutations, with Special Reference to Gender'

17.50 - 18.30, Morag McNeil, 'An Exploratory Look at Acquiring Competence in
the Concept of Possession in G�idhlig'

18.30 CONFERENCE RECEPTION, The Saloon, Newman House.


General Session, Saturday and Sunday, 13 and 14 May
Location: Newman House, 84-6 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.


 10.00-11.00, Invited Speaker: Stephen R. Anderson (Yale University)
 'Verb Second and Clause Structure in Breton'

 11.00-11.40, Dirk Bury (University College London)
 'Particles, V2 and the ungrammaticality of verb-initial structures'

 --Tea and Coffee--

 11.55-12.35, Alain Rouveret (Universit� Paris 8)
 'Resumptive Pronouns in Relative Clauses: a derivational analysis'

 12.35-13.15, Bob Borsley (University of Essex)
 'Agreement and Missing NPs in Welsh'


 14.30-15.30, Invited Speaker: David Willis (University of Manchester)
 'Expletives, copulas and word order change in Welsh'

 15.30-16.10, Thorhallur Eythorsson (University of Manchester)
 'Syntactic Affixation and Wackernagel's Law: a comparative approach'

 --Tea and Coffee--

 16.30-17.30, Invited Speaker: James McCloskey (University of California,
 Santa Cruz)
 'Irish Nominal Syntax'

 17.30-18.10, Aidan Doyle (Uniwersytet Gdanski)
 'Overt and non-overt Pronominal Subjects in Irish'

 CONFERENCE RECEPTION: 18.30, The Saloon, Newman House.



 9.30-10.30, Invited Speaker: Gillian Ramchand (University of Oxford)
 'Constructional versus Lexical Meaning in Scottish Gaelic'

 10.30-11.10, David Adger (University of York)
 'Predication and Comparison in Scottish Gaelic'

 --Tea and Coffee--

 11.30-12.10, Antony Dubach Green (Universit�t Potsdam)
 'The Prosodic Representation of Clitics in Irish'

 12.10-12.50, S.J. Hannahs (University of Durham)
 'Neither syntax nor phonology: selection of the definite article in Welsh'


 14.15-15.15, Invited Speaker: Maggie Tallerman (University of Durham)
 'Minding our P's and Q's: why isn't Welsh more like Irish?'

 --Tea and Coffee--

 15.30-16.10, Paolo Acquaviva (University College Dublin)
 'Irish Agreement as a Morphological Phenomenon'

 16.10-16.50: Steve Hewitt (UNESCO)
 'The Impersonal in Breton'

Registration fee is 30 Irish pounds (15 students/unwaged) which can be
paid on arrival and covers tea/coffee and the conference reception.

Further information on the conference including abstracts is available


 The Celtic Linguistics Conference is grant-aided by: The Faculty of Arts,
 UCD; The Commission of the European Communities, The British Council and
 Bord na Gaeilge

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