FASL 19

Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics

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April 23-25, 2010
University of Maryland, College Park


Friday, April 23

9:00–9:45

Registration

9:45–10:00

Opening Remarks

10:00–10:40

Sandra Stjepanović (West Virginia University)

Differential Object Marking in Serbo-Croatian: Evidence from Left Branch Extraction in Negative Concord Constructions

10:40–11:20

Natalia Fitzgibbons (University of Connecticut)

What -nibud' Items Reveal About Russian

11:20–11:40

Coffee Break

11:40–12:20

Liudmila Nikolaeva (MIT)

On the Nature of Preverbal Internal Arguments in Russian

12:20–1:00

Erin Zaroukian (Johns Hopkins University)

Approximative Inversion Revisited

1:00–3:30

Lunch Break

3:30–4:10

Dorota Klimek-Jankowska (Universytet Wrocławski)

Descriptive and Epistemic Habituality in Polish Syntax and Semantics

4:10–4:50

Irina Sekerina (College of Staten Island and CUNY Graduate Center) and Antje Sauermann (University of Potsdam)

Processing of the Quantifier kazhdyj “every” in Russian

4:50–5:30

Natasha Ivlieva and Alexander Podobryaev (MIT)

How Many Splits in Russian: A View From LF

5:30–6:00

Coffee Break

6:00–7:00

Invited Speaker: Hana Filip (University of Florida)

7:30

Dinner


Saturday, April 24

9:00–9:30

Registration and Coffee

9:30–10:10

Miloje Despić (University of Connecticut)

Serbo-Croatian Long Form Adjectives: An Alternative Perpective

10:10–10:50

Andrei Antonenko (Stony Brook University)

Inflectional Base(s) of Russian Imperatives

10:50–11:10

Break

11:10–11:50

Martina Gračanin-Yuksek (Middle East Technical University)

What can “teach” teach us about T

11:50–12:30

Barbara Tomaszewicz (University of Southern California)

Wh & Wh: Syntactic and Semantic Arguments for Clausal Coordination

12:30–2:40

Lunch Break

2:40–3:20

Ivana Mitrović (Stony Brook University)

Is There a Bias Towards a Phonetically Natural Pattern of Velar Palatalization

3:20–4:00

Inna Livitz (New York University)

Distinguishing Existentials: Modal Possessive Constructions in Russian

4:00–4:25

Break

4:25–5:05

Anne Sturgeon (Harvard University), Boris Harizanov (University of California, Santa Cruz), Ekaterina Kravtchenko, Maria Polinsky, and Carlos Gomez Gallo (Harvard University)

Revisiting the PCC in Czech

5:05–5:45

Rebecca Shields (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Scrambling and the feature-based approach to Minimality

5:45–6:00

Break

6:00–7:00

Invited Speaker: James Lavine (Bucknell University)

Sunday, April 25

9:30–10:10

Roumyana Pancheva and Barbara Tomaszewicz (University of Southern California)

Special Session on Islands: Variability in vP-Subject Island Violations

10:10–10:50

T. Wood Grinsell (University of Chicago)

Special Session on Islands: Lithuanian Modal Comparatives: Implications for the Syntax and Semantics of Comparison in Slavic

10:50-11:30

Anne Sturgeon, Ekaterina Kravtchenko, Maria Polinsky, and Carlos Gomez Gallo (Harvard University)

Special Session on Islands: Subject Islands in Slavic: The Syntactic Position Matters!

11:30–11:45

Break

11:45–12:00

Business Meeting

12:00–1:00

Invited Speaker: Juan Uriagereka (University of Maryland)