Workshop Program

Note: this program is subject to change.


Saturday, April 11, 2015
Boylston Hall


9:00 – 9:30    Breakfast

9:30 – 9:45    Opening Remarks


  Morning Session


9:45 – 10:15    Michelle Yuan, MIT
                              Case assignment as featural dissimilation (abstract)

10:15 – 10:45  Adrian Stegovec, University of Connecticut
                              It’s not Case, it’s personal! Insights from Slovenian
                              on the Person-Case Constraint
 (abstract | handout)

10:45 – 11:15  Sigríður Björnsdóttir, University of Maryland
                              Case-marking and agreement in heritage Icelandic:
                              A longitudinal case study 
(abstract | slides)


11:15 – 11:30   Break


11:30 – 12:00  Deniz Ozyildiz, University of Massachusetts Amherst
                              Move to mI (abstract | handout)

12:00 – 12:30  Rodica Ivan, University of Massachusetts Amherst
                               Wonder if embedded, know whether semi-question (abstract)

12:30 – 13:00  Yuki Ito, University of Maryland
                               Flavors of v in the Agent/ECM Correlation (abstract | handout)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch


 Afternoon Session


 14:00 – 14:30 Aurore González, Harvard University
                               Negative Concord in Georgian (abstract)

14:30 – 15:00  Teodora Mihoc & Alexander Klapheke, Harvard University
                               Two sets of alternatives for numerals (abstract)


15:00 – 15:15   Break


15:15 – 15:45    Ryosuke Hattori, University of Connecticut
                               On the Null Operator Movement in Japanese (abstract)

15:45 – 16:15    Snejana Iovtcheva, MIT
                               The External Possessors of Bulgarian: Raising, Control, and Focus
                               
(abstract | handout)

16:15 – 16:45   Yong Suk You, University of Connecticut
                               Only the Highest edge is the real edge (abstract)


16:45 – 17:00   Break


 17:00 – 17:30  Julia Sturm, Harvard University
                               Pseudoreversative Constructions in Vedic Sanskrit:
                               ‘Semi-Productive Idiosyncrasy’
(abstract | handout)

17:30 – 18:00  Leland Paul Kusmer, University of Massachusetts Amherst
                               Instrument, cause & manner: de-serialization in Akan
                               
(abstract | handout)


18:00 – 18:30  Business meeting


18:30 Dinner

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