ECO5 Workshop 2009

ECO5 Workshop 2009

The Maryland-MIT-Harvard-UMass-UConn Workshop in Formal Linguistics

Saturday, April 4, 2009

University of Maryland, College Park
Marie Mount Hall 1304

Program

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8:30-
Registration & Breakfast (provided by the department)
[Marie Mount Hall 1108B]
8:55-
Opening Remarks by Prof. Norbert Hornstein
9:00-
Hsu-Te Cheng (UConn)

'Null Arguments in Mandarin Chinese' [abstract]
9:30-
Emerson Loustau (UMass)

'Stage and individual-level agreement in Mohawk' [abstract]
10:00-
Hiroki Narita (Harvard)

'Multiple Transfer in service of recursive Merge' [abstract]
10:30 - Break [Marie Mount Hall 1108B]
11:00-
Bronwyn Bjorkman (MIT)

'Go Get, Come See: the Syntax of a Double Verb Construction in North American English' [abstract]
11:30-
Brad Larson (Maryland)

'Asymmetries between wh-extraction and Right-node Raising in Tagalog' [abstract]
12:00-
Lyn Shan Tieu (UConn)

'Verb copying in Chinese: A unified analysis' [abstract]
12:30-
Lunch (provided) [Marie Mount Hall 1108B]
1:30-
Martin Walkow (UMass)

'Agreement Asymmetries in Modern Standard Arabic and the phi-features of Traces' [abstract]
2:00-
Hazel Pearson (Harvard)

'Towards a semantics for group nouns' [abstract]
2:30-
Rafael Nonato (MIT)

'What is quantification again?' [abstract]
3:00- Break [Marie Mount Hall 1108B]
3:30-
Dave Kush and Akira Omaki (Maryland)

'On the Universality of RC-Islands' [abstract]
4:00-
Zhanna Glushan (UConn)

'Animacy and Unacccusativity in Russian' [abstract]
4:30-
Beste Kamali (Harvard)

'Incorporation and Case in Turkish' [abstract]
5:00-
Igor Yanovich (MIT)

'How likely to be viable is a PF theory for A-reconstruction?' [abstract]
5:30-
Closing Remarks by Prof. Howard Lasnik
Business Meeting
7:00ish
Dinner


Directions

(by car, plane, train)
(location map)
(for foods, snack, etc.)

Organizers: Maki Kishida and Shiti Malhotra