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  1. Sabine Iatridou, Preliminary NELS 25 program

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Date: Wed, 31 Aug 1994 15:59:38 Preliminary NELS 25 program
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Subject: Preliminary NELS 25 program

NELS 25 Preliminary Program
University of Pennsylvania, October 14-16

(The schedules for the two workshops on October 13 will be announced shortly.)

Friday, October 14

9:00 Registration and continental breakfast

9:45 Opening remarks

10:00 Danny Fox, MIT
 Derivational economy, QR and semantic interpretation
 evidence from VP ellipsis

10:30 C. Reinholtz and K. Russell, University of Manitoba
 Quantified NPs in pronominal argument languages

11:00 Cristina Schmitt, University of Maryland
 Antecedent contained deletion meets the copy theory

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00 Anton Bures, MIT
 Clash in a composite model of prosodic structure

12:30 Sharon Inkelas, UC Berkeley
 The consequences of optimization for underspecification

1:00-2:00 Lunch

2:00 Jenny Doetjes, Leiden University
 Quantification at a distance and iteration

2:30 Jonathan Ginzburg, University of Edinburgh
 The QVE to some extent defused and generalized

3:00 Gerhard Jaeger, Arbeitsgruppe Strukturelle Grammatik der MPG
 Topic, focus and weak quantifiers

3:30-4:00 Coffee break

4:00 Enric Vallduvi and Elisabet Engdahl, University of Edinburgh
 Information structure and grammar architecture

4:30 Hamida Demirdache and Lisa Matthewson, U of British Columbia
 On the universality of syntactic categories

5:00 Owen Rambow and Beatrice Santorini,
 Universite de Paris VII and Northwestern University
 Incremental phrase structure generation and Germanic V2

5:30-8:00 Dinner

8:00 Invited speaker: Ellen Prince, University of Pennsylvania

Saturday, October 15

9:00-9:30 Continental breakfast

9:30 Victoria Tredinnick, University of Pennsylvania
 Amount relatives and the presuppositional/cardinal

10:00 William Snyder, MIT
 A neo-Davidsonian approach to resultatives, particles,
 and datives

10:30 Laura Conway and Stephen Crain, University of Connecticut
 Dynamic acquisition

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30 Jennifer Austin and Luis Lopez, Cornell University
 Nominative, absolutive, and dative languages

12:00 Carson T. Schutze, MIT
 Case, verb morphology, and argument structure in Choctaw:
 a minimalist account

12:30 John O'Neil, Harvard University
 Out of Control

1:00-2:00 Lunch

2:00 Edward S. Flemming, UCLA
 Perceptual features in phonology: evidence from
 consonant-vowel assimilation

2:30 Joyce M. McDonough, Ohio State University
 Geminates, prespecification, and the Prosodic
 Enhancement Strategy

3:00 Susanne Gahl, UC Berkeley
 Consonant gradation as a prosodic constraint

3:30-4:00 Coffee break and business meeting

4:00 David Embick, University of Pennsylvania
 Unifying morphosyntax and phonology: the 'mobile
 inflections' of Polish

4:30 Rose-Marie Dechaine, University of British Columbia
 Zero tense in Standard and in African American English

5:00 Ellen Thompson, University of Maryland
 Temporal ambiguity of clausal adjuncts and antecedent
 contained deletion

5:30 Michael J.R. Johnston, UC Santa Cruz
 The role of aspect in the composition of temporal clauses
 with adverbs of quantification

6:00 --> Dinner / Nels party

Sunday, October 16

9:00-9:30 Continental breakfast

9:30 Joachim Sabel, Universitaet Frankfurt/Main
 On parallels and differences between long scrambling and
 clitic climbing and the economy of derivations

10:00 Alan Munn, University of Missouri
 First conjunct agreement without government

10:30 Jonni M. Kanerva and Leslie Gabriele, Indiana University
 Intonation and focus layers

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30 Laura Walsh, University of Massachusetts
 Representing laterals

12:00 Elizabeth Hume and David Odden, Ohio State University
 The superfluity of [consonantal]

12:30 Jennifer Cole and Charles W. Kisseberth, U of Illinois
 Paradoxical strength conditions in harmony systems

1:00-2:00 Lunch

2:00 Hajime Hoji, USC
 Demonstrative binding and Principle B

2:30 Jacqueline Gueron, Universite de Paris X - Nanterre
 HAVE, BE, and the theory of auxiliary verbs

3:00 Heidi Harley, MIT
 Abstracting away from Abstract Case

3:30 Marcel den Dikken, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
 Verb (projection) raising, scope and uniform phrase


Megan J. Crowhurst and Mark S. Hewitt,
U of North Carolina and U of British Columbia
Directional footing and prosodic alignment

Caroline Heycock, University of Edinburgh
The internal structure of small clauses: new evidence from inversion

Janet Hitzeman, University of Edinburgh
A Reichenbachian account of the interaction of the present perfect
with temporal adverbials

Alec Marantz, MIT
The two modes of A-bar binding are not tied to the argument/adjunct distinction

Hubert Truckenbrodt, MIT
Rightward movement in the prosodic tree
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