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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
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