8.1618, Confs: Romance Languages

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Subject: 8.1618, Confs: Romance Languages

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Date:  Mon, 10 Nov 1997 16:36:33 -0600 (CST)
From:  frank.drijkoningen at let.ruu.nl
Subject:  Romance Languages

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Date:  Mon, 10 Nov 1997 16:36:33 -0600 (CST)
From:  frank.drijkoningen at let.ruu.nl
Subject:  Romance Languages

                           GOING ROMANCE 1997


                       Groningen December 11 - 13
                          provisional program

Thursday, December 11:
8.50 -  9.20: Registration
9.20 -  9.30 :Opening: Co Vet (head of the department of Romance Languages
and Cultures)
9.30 - 10.30: Andrea Moro (invited speaker, Univ. S. Raffaele, Milano):
Dynamic Antisymmetry: Movement as a Symmetry Breaking Phenomenon.
10.30 - 11.10: Ana Maria Martins (Univ. de Lisboa): Polarity Items in
Romance. A Diachronic View.
11.30 - 12.10: M. Teresa Espinal (UAB Barcelona): Expletive Negation,
Negative Concord, and Feature Checking.
12.10 - 12.50: Paola Monachesi (Univ. of Utrecht): Clitic Placement
in the Romanian Verbal Complex.
                            *lunch break*
14.20 - 15.00: Carlo Cecchetto (Univ. S. Raffaele, Milano/Kanda Univ. Tokyo)
and Gennaro Chierchia (Univ. degli Studi di Milano): Two Types of
15.00 - 15.40: Alain Th!riault (Univ. de Montr!al): A Description of
Montr!al French Mid-Vowel Neutralisation.
16.00 - 16.40: Walcir Cardoso (McGill Univ., Montr!al): "The Prosodic
Domain of Glide Formation in Picard.
16.40 - 17.40: Dominique Sportiche (Invited speaker, UCLA): Clitics,
Quantifiers and Reconstruction.

18.00 - 20.00    reception

Friday, December 12:
9.30 - 10.30: Violeta Demonte (invited speaker, UAM, Madrid): Pre- and
Postnominal Adjectives in Spanish and the Structure of DP.
10.30 - 11.10: Aafke Hulk (Univ. of Amsterdam) and Christine Tellier
(Univ. de Montr!al): Mismatches.
11.30 - 12.10: Teresa Satterfield (Univ. of Michigan): Null Subjects
and Variability in Early Romance Language.
12.10 - 12.50: Pilar Barbosa (Univ. do Minho): The EPP, Null Subjects
and Chain Formation.
                           *lunch break*
14.20 - 15.00: Paola Beninc! and Cecilia Poletto (Univ. di Padova):
Romance Do-Support.
15.00 - 15.40: Carlo Cecchetto (Univ. S. Raffaele, Milano/Kanda Univ. Tokyo):
Right Dislocation and the Head-Complement Parameter.
16.00 - 16.40: Joan Rafel (Univ. de Girona): From C to P: Evidence from
16.40 - 17.20: Jairo Nunes (UNICAMP) and Eduardo Raposo (UCSB): Are
Non-Trivial Chains Needed for Feature-Checking? Evidence from Portuguese
Inflected Infinitives.

18.00            dinner

alternates: Christina M. Tortora (Univ. of Michigan): Lexical vs. Optional
Case: Evidence from Expletive Constructions in the Italian Dialects.
Mara Frascarelli (Univ. di Roma Tre): Left-Generated Rightward Dislocation.


                      Groningen December, 13
                       provisional program

Saturday, December 13:
9.30 - 10.10: Cecilia Poletto (Univ. di Padova): Rhaetoromance V-2:
Split CP and Subject Positions.
10.10 - 10.50: Luis Silva-Villar (UCLA): C-(Sub)verbal Constructions.
How Primitive C-Derivations can be.
11.10 - 11.30: C. Jan-Wouter Zwart (Univ. of Groningen): comments on
Silva-Villar and Poletto.
11.30 - 11.40: Discussion.
11.40 - 12.20: Jazon Santos (UCLA): Romance Complementizers as
Unselective Binders Licensing the Subjunctive Mood in Complement Clauses.
                          *lunch break*
14.10 - 14.50: Alessandra Giorgi (Univ. di Bergamo) and Fabio Pianesi
(IRST, Trento): Aspects of the Morphosyntax of Sequence of Tense Phenomena.
14.50 - 15.10: Josep Quer (Univ. of Utrecht): comments on Santos and
Giorgi & Pianesi.
15.10 - 15.20: Discussion.
15.45 - 16.30: Manuela Ambar (invited speaker, Univ. de Lisboa)
16.30 - 17.00: General discussion presided by Johan Rooryck (Univ. of Leiden)
17.00 - 17.10: Closing session

The registration fee (to be paid at the conference) will be:
HFL 50,--         PHD students 35,--
Location registration and conference:
Wolters-Noordhoffzaal, Openbare Bibliotheek Groningen,
Oude Boteringenstraat 18.

wednesday, December 10: 18.00 - 20.30
Harmonie Building, Oude Kijk in't Jatstraat 26, Romance Department,
First Floor, West Wing.

E-mail: goro at let.rug.nl
Fax: 31-(0)50-3635821
Phone: 31-(0)50-3635850 (administration). 050-3635901 (concierge).
       050-3186409 (R.Bok)

Going Romance 1997 Practical Information

About Groningen:
Groningen is the major city of the north of the Netherlands, with a
foundation dating back over 950 years. The University is situated in
the centre of the city, close to several mediaeval churches and surrounded
by narrow streets, canals and bustling market places. Groningen is also
a modern city, whith a thriving cafe culture. It boasts a number of gems
of modern architecture, of which the Modern Art Museum, built under the
supervision of Allessandro Mendini is perhaps the most exciting.

Travel information:
Groningen is easy to reach by train, from all main cities in Holland.
>>From Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam a train goes every thirty minutes to
Groningen . You may have to change in Amersfoort. The duration of the
trip is appr. 2.30 hours.

Reservations can be made directly, or via the Tourist Office Groningen (VVV)
(phone 31-50-3135713, fax 31-50-3136858).
Centre University Guesthouse.Single r. HFL 88,00.Kleine Kromme Elleboog 7B.
Hotel Caf! Tivoli. Double room HFL 75,00. Ged. Zuiderdiep 67.
          31-50-3125728 (phone)
Hotel Friesland. Double room HFL 77,50. Kleine Pelsterstraat 4.
Budget Inn. Double room HFL 80,00. Poelestraat 37.
Hotel Weeva. Double room HFL 145,00. Ged. Zuiderdiep 8.
Corps de Garde. Double room HFL 160,00. Oude Boteringestraat 74.
Schimmelpenninck Huys. Double r. HFL 185,00. Oosterstraat 53.
Hotel de Ville. Double room HFL 210,00. Oude Boteringestraat 43.
          31-50-3181222 (phone) 3127904(fax)
Simplon Youth Hotel. HFL 25,50. Boterdiep 73 II.
Outside Centre
Formule I. Double Room HFL 70,00. Helsinkistraat 2.
Hotel Groningen Garni. Double Room HFL 125,00. Damsterdiep 94.
Bastion Hotel. Double Room HFL 139,50. Bornholmstraat 99.
          31-50-5414977(phone) 5413012(fax)
Martini Hotel. Double Room HFL 155,00. Donderslaan 156.
          31-50-5252040(phone) 5262109(fax)
Hotel Mercure. Double room HFL 245,00. Expositielaan 7.
          31-50-5258400(phone) 5271828(fax)

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