CSSP 2007: Program

Olivier Bonami Olivier.Bonami at paris4.sorbonne.fr
Thu Jul 19 06:10:53 EDT 2007

CSSP 2007
The Seventh Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris
October 4-6, 2007
ENS, Amphi Jules Ferry, 29 rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris

Invited speakers
Guglielmo Cinque (Venice)
Denis Creissels (Lyon 2)
Mary Dalrymple (Oxford)
Laurence R. Horn (Yale)
Chris Kennedy (Chicago)

Thematic session: The syntax and semantics of comparison

Thursday October 4
9h–9h15      Opening and Welcome
9h15–10h15   Invited talk: G. Cinque (Venice)
10h15–10h45  Nora Boneh & Ivy Sichel (Jerusalem)
                  Deconstructing Possession
10h45–11h15             Coffee break
11h15–11h45  Lobke Aelbrecht (Brussels)
                  Dutch auxiliaries with a null VP proform complement
11h45–12h15  Franc Marusic & Rok Zaucer (Nova Gorica & Ottawa)
                  The Dual Source of the
                  adjective-plus-indefinite-pronoun construction
12h15–12h45  Elena Soare & Gianina Iordachioaia (Paris 8 & Tübingen)
                  Two Kinds of Event Plurals: Evidence from Romanian
12h45–14h30  Lunch break
14h30–15h30  Invited talk: M. Darymple (Oxford)
15h30–16h    Markus Egg (Groningen)
                  Semantic construction for restrictive and
                  non-restrictive relative clause
16h–16h30    Coffee break
16h30–17h    Martin Schäfer (Leipzig)
                  Resolving scope mismatches in manner modification
17h–17h30    Jean-Pierre Koenig & Chief Liancheng (Buffalo)
                  Scalarity and state-changes in Mandarin, Hindi, Tamil,
                  and Thai
17h30–18h    Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow)
                  Subevental structure and non-culmination
18h30        Reception

Friday October 5
9h15–10h15   Invited talk:  D. Creissels (Lyon 2)
10h15–10h45  Irena Botwinik-Rotem & Anna Asbury (Tel Aviv & Utrecht)
                  Deriving the differences between Hungarian Ps
10h45–11h15  Coffee break
11h15–11h45  Ezra Keshet (MIT)
                  Infinitival Complements and Tense
11h45–12h15  Olga Kagan (Jerusalem)
                  Imperfective Aspect and Verbs of Motion in Russian
12h15–12h45  Jinyoung Choi & Maribel Romero (Pennsylvania)
                  Rescuing existential Free Choice Items in episodic
12h45–14h30  Lunch break
14h30–15h    Luis Alonso-Ovalle (Boston)
                  Innocent Exclusion in an Alternative Semantics
15h–15h30    Yasuyuki Fukutomi (Fukushima)
                  The Internal Structure of Japanese Wh-Phrases
15h30-16h    Marta Abrusan (MIT)
                  Contradiction and grammaticality: the case of negative
16h–16h30    Coffee break
16h30–17h    Michaela Ippolito (Toronto)
                  The meaning of 'would' and 'would have' in  
17h–17h30    Ana Arregui (Ottawa)
                  Past facts and the semantics of counterfactuals
17h30–18h    Tatjana Scheffler (Pennsylvanie)
                  Relevance Conditionals - 'if' in Different Dimensions

Saturday October 6
9h15–10h15   Invited talk: L. Horn (Yale)
                  "I love me some him": The landscape of non-argument
10h15–10h45  Nausicaa Pouscoulous & Barts Geurts (Nijmegen)
                  Experimental evidence against local implicatures
10h45–11h15  Coffee break
11h15–11h45  Scotts Fults (Maryland)
                  Representations of magnitude and Comparison
11h45–12h15  Carla Umbach (Osnabruck)
                  The role of German 'so' in equative comparison
12h15–12h45  Sveta Krasikova (Tübingen)
                  Comparison in Chinese
12h45–14h30  Lunch break
14h30–15h30  Invited talk: C. Kennedy (Chicago)
15h30–16h    Robert van Rooij (Amsterdam)
                  Comparatives and standards of precision
16h00–16h30  Coffee break
16h30–17h    Jacques Jayez & Lucia Tovena (Lyon & Paris 7)
                  Hidden comparison and the meaning of 'presque'
17h–17h30    Uli Sauerland (Berlin)
                  Pseudo-Sloppy Readings in Flat Binding


Gabriela Matos & Ana Brito (Lisboa & Porto)
     Comparative clauses and cross linguistic variation
Carlo Geraci & Francesca Panzeri (Milano)
     Comparative Correlatives: the Case of Italian Sign Language  and
Jean-Pierre Koenig, Gail Mauner, Breton Bienvenue & Kathy
Conklin (Buffalo)
     The micro-geography of verb meanings
Yusuke Kubota (Ohio)
     A Multi-Modal Combinatory Categorial Grammar analysis of -te form
complementation in Japanese
Bridget Copley & Heidi Harley (Paris 8 & Arizona)
     Have-causatives are futurates with an extra argument
Elena Castrovielo Miro (Pompeu Fabra)
     When manner adverbs cannot be interpreted as predicate modifiers

Contact: info at cssp.cnrs.fr
Website: http://www.cssp.cnrs.fr/cssp2007/

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