13.1131, Confs: Syntax, University of Amsterdam

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-13-1131. Tue Apr 23 2002. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 13.1131, Confs: Syntax, University of Amsterdam

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Date:  Mon, 22 Apr 2002 12:01:42 +0200
From:  Marie Nilsenova <nilsenov at hum.uva.nl>
Subject:  Call for Participation: NPI Workshop

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Date:  Mon, 22 Apr 2002 12:01:42 +0200
From:  Marie Nilsenova <nilsenov at hum.uva.nl>
Subject:  Call for Participation: NPI Workshop


We are pleased to announce the program of the 3rd Amsterdam/Utrecht
workshop, this time on the topic of Negative Polarity Items. The workshop
will take place on 26 April, 2002, at the University of Amsterdam,
Department of Philosophy. For information how to get to the workshop venue
consult the web site:

http://home.student.uva.nl/m.nilsenova/main.htm

PROGRAM:
9:30 - 10:00 coffee and welcome
10:00 - 10:45 Donka Farkas (UCSC/Utrecht), Positive Polarity 'some'
10:45 - 11:00 coffee break
11:00 - 11: 45 Ton van der Wouden (Utrecht), Not anymore in Dutch
11:45 - 12:30 Jack Hoeksema (Groningen), The Natural History of Negative
Polarity Items
12:30 - 13:30 lunch
13:30 - 14:15 Evangelia Vlachou (Utrecht), Polarity Properties of French
qu- indefinites
14:15 - 15:00 Alastair Butler (Amsterdam), Negative Polarity Item
Licensing: an Interface Story
15:00 - 15:45 Oeystein Nilsen (Utrecht), Adverb Ordering as a Polarity
Phenomenon
15:45 - 16:15 tea break
16:15 - 17:00 Robert van Rooy (Amsterdam), NPIs in Questions - Strength as
Relevance

The workshop participants may kindly take into consideration two position
papers, by Anastasia Giannakidou and Raffaella Bernardi, who will
unfortunately be unable to attend in person. The position papers as well as
abstracts of the talks will be made available on the web site of the
workshop a.s.a.p.

The workshop is organized under the auspices of the Utrecht Institute of
Linguistics
http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

and the Games in Language group of the Institute of Logic, Language and
Computation at the University of Amsterdam
http://turing.wins.uva.nl/~pdekker/GAL/

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Organizers:
m.nilsenova at hum.uva.nl
oystein.nilsen at let.uu.nl


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