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LINGUIST List 21.1530

Tue Mar 30 2010

Confs: Semantics, Syntax, Ling Theories/Taiwan

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        1.    Deborah Teoh, 7th Workshop on Formal Syntax & Semantics

Message 1: 7th Workshop on Formal Syntax & Semantics
Date: 29-Mar-2010
From: Deborah Teoh <typologygate.sinica.edu.tw>
Subject: 7th Workshop on Formal Syntax & Semantics
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7th Workshop on Formal Syntax & Semantics
Short Title: FOSS-7

Date: 23-Apr-2010 - 25-Apr-2010
Location: Nankang/Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Deborah Teoh
Contact Email: typologygate.sinica.edu.tw
Meeting URL: http://typology.ling.sinica.edu.tw/FOSS-7_English.html

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

FOSS provides a forum for syntacticians and semanticists working under the
generative framework. It is hosted rotativly by universities or research
institutes in Taiwan every other year. All the speakers are by invitation.
Speakers at FOSS enjoy a longer presentation and an extensive discussion (40
minutes in total). FOSS has been an important event for generativists around the
island since 1999.

Friday, April 23 (13:00~16:50)

Session 1:

Lindsey Chen, On the Ontological Status of Mass Terms: Evidence from Romance
Chin-Man Kuo, A Unified Analysis of the Meaning of Ko in Taiwanese: Hai 'still',
You 'again' and Zai 'again'

Session 2:

Miyuki Sawada, Assertion in Syntax
Jo-Wang Lin, Tenselessness

Saturday, April 24 (09:00~16:50)

Session 3:

Luther Chen-Sheng Liu, Chinese bi Comparatives: Clausal or Phrasal?
Natalie Hsu and Shelley Ching-Yu Hsieh, The Effect of Context on the
Grammaticality Judgment of Sentences with Island Violations in Chinese

Session 4:

Jonah T.-H. Lin, On the Head-initiality of Mandarin Sentence-final Particles
Shu-Ing Shyu, Predicate Doubling and Predication

Session 5:

Henry Yung-Li Chang, Is the High-low Applicative Distinction Attested in Tsou?
Pei-Jung Kuo, On Raising and Thematic Applicatives in Mandarin Chinese

Session 6:

Jen Ting, On the Syntax of Gapless Bei sentences with Empty Subjects in Early
Hui-Chi Lee, Passive HOO in a Specific Taiwanese Construction

Sunday, April 25 (09:00~16:50)

Session 7:

Suying Hsiao, Finiteness and Subject Case Marking in Mongolian and some Altaic
Niina Zhang, The Relation between Classifiers and Measure Words

Session 8:

Huei-Ling Lin, Pure and Surface Unaccusatives in Taiwan Southern Min
Ting-Chi Wei, Quantificational Null Objects and Argument Missing in Mandarin

Session 9:

Iris Wu, VPE and Topicalization
Jane C.-C. Tang, Comitativity vs. Coordination in Chinese: A Non-unified
Analysis of Gen

Session 10:

Miao-Ling Hsieh, Post Locative Phrases Revisited
Dylan Wei-Tien Tsai, EPP as a Topic Feature: Evidence from Chinese Applicatives
and Reflexive Adverbials
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