Program

*Note, this program is preliminary and subject to change.

Friday, November 18

 

2:00 – 3:00p       Registration and Coffee!

Session 1                                             Chair:    Beth MacLeod

3:00p

Maria Luisa Rivero
& Ana Arregui
(uOttawa)

“Aspectual morphology and epistemic futures: a cross-linguistic perspective”

3:30p

Michele Burkholder (uOttawa)

“A Distributed Morphology approach to mixed-language DPs: The role of gender”

4:00p

Heather Swanson (Carleton)

"Problems in replicating studies that rely on lexical frequencies." 


4:30 – 5:00p        Break

Session 2                                             Chair:    Ida Toivonen

5:00p

Michael Barrie
(Sogang University)

“Two issues in the morphology of Iroquoian verbal prefixes”

5:30p

Thomas Leu
(UQAM)    

“Dividing the definite article up between verbal inflection and  personal pronoun”


6:00 – 7:00p         Reception!  With Pizza!

Saturday, November 19


9:00 – 10:00a      Registration

9:30 – 10:00a      Coffee!

Session 3                                             Chair:    Michael Barrie

10:00a

Ilia Nicoll
(Toronto)

“The Provacative Feature Deletion Model:  Morphological consequences of a syntactic model of agreement alternations”

10:30a

Ross Godfrey (Toronto)

“Process morphology and nonconcatenative allomorphy”

11:00a

Elizabeth Cowper & Lex Konnelly
(Toronto)

“The feature geometry of non-binary gender: Implications of singular definite specific they.”


11:30 – 1:00p      Lunch (Provided)


Session 4                                             Chair:    Heather Newell

1:00p

Bronwyn Bjorkman (Queen’s)

“The inherent puzzle of modal subjects”

1:30p

Andrew Peters
(York)

"An agnostic syntax: Bilingual speech and Distributed Morphology"

2:00p

Gavin Bembridge (York)

“On variation in Spanish: the imperfect subjunctive/conditional alternation”


2:30p – 3:00        Coffee!

Session 5                                             Chair:    Kumiko Murasugi

3:00p

Laura Grestenberger (Concordia)

“A voice allomorphy puzzle in Classical Greek passive”

3:30p

Chris Mauro
(UQAM)

“Personnes et non-personne en Inuktitut”


4:00 – 4:30           Break

4:30 – 6:00p    Invited Speaker:  Alana Johns, University of Toronto

6:00 – 8:00p        Conference dinner and party!

Sunday, November 20


9:30 – 10:00a      Coffee!

Session 6                                             Chair:    Dan Siddiqi

10:00a

Heather Newell (UQAM)
& Markus Pöchtrager (Boğaziçi University)

"The case of the missing possessive morpheme"

10:30a

Ievgeniia Kybalchych (UQAM)

“The trimorphemic structure of Japanese deictic expressions within a two-dimensional reference system”


11:30 – 1:00p      Lunch (Provided)

Session 7                                             Chair:    Lev Blumenfeld

1:00p

Jurij Bozic
(McGill)

“Two Loci of Morphological Neutralization”

1:30p

Maire Noonan (McGill)

“The irksome nature of left members of German compounds”

2:00p

Lydia Felice
& Lisa Travis
(McGill)

“The realization of gender morphemes in Kabyle and the Syntax/PF interface”