Program

Thursday, May 5: Kyoto Grand Hotel

3:00pm

Coffee & Registration

 

3:30pm

Welcome

  

3:40pm

‘Movement’: a view from the left

M. Rita Manzini & Anna Rousseau

4:10pm

Predicate size drives case interpretation

Hilda Koopman

4:40pm

Coffee & Registration

  

5:00pm

AGREE cannot be reduced to Spec-Head agreement

Carson Schütze

5:30pm

Silent utterances and linearization: an evolutionary perspective

Patricia Schneider-Zioga

 

Friday, May 6:  Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

8:00am

Coffee & Registration


9:00am

How parallel domains like syntax and phonology intersect: unifying the cycle

Cedric Boeckx & Bridget Samuels

9:30am

Parameterized Linearization of Multidominance Bare Phrase Structures

Takashi Toyoshima

10:00am

VP ellipsis and the syntax of morphology

Alain Rouveret

10:30am

Coffee

 

10:45am

TBA

Keynote: Morris Halle

12:15pm

Lunch

 

1:45pm

Why sentences are more complex than words

Jeffrey Heinz & William Idsardi

2:15pm

Phonology has movement too: movement of phonological constituents in Latin

Brian Agbayani & Chris Golston

2:45pm

Linearization-based agreement independent of prosodic domains: Adjective agreement in conjoined structures

Violeta Demonte & Isabel Pérez Jiménez

3:15pm

Coffee & Poster Session:

 

 

Explorations of voice, identity and the self

Byron Ahn

 

Negative polarity items in Korean: existential and beyond

YoungSik Choi

 

A critical investigation of Multidominance and its repercussions

Bradley Larson

 

On the notion of occurrence and domains of agreement in consonant clusters of Wolof for Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Shanti Ulfsbjorninn

 

Minimax Merge

Jeffrey Watumull

4:30pm

Dynamics, speech timing, and grammar

Keynote: Louis Goldstein

5:45pm

Phase-coupling and sequential selection in Wh-questions

Sam Tilsen

6:15pm

Learning diacritics

Julie Anne Legate & Charles Yang

7:30pm

Conference Dinner

Kyoto Grand Hotel

 

Saturday, May 7: Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

8:30am

Coffee & Registration

 

9:00am

Elements of syntactic structure

Henk van Riemsdijk

9:30am

Morphology—like syntax—is in the eye of the beholder

Keynote: Joost Kremers 

10:45am

Coffee

 

11:00am

Asymmetry in grammar: the Final-over-Final constraint

Theresa Biberauer, Anders Holmberg & Ian Roberts

11:30am

Parallel domains: on the parallelism between metrical structure and syntactic structure

Roland Hinterhölzl 

12:00pm

Lunch

 

1:30pm

Problems of Projection

Keynote: Noam Chomsky

3:00pm

Coffee

  

3:20pm

Panel in honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

  

4:30pm

Where do parallelisms come from?

Wei-wen Roger Liao 

5:00pm

5:15pm

Coffee

The van Riemsdijk-Williams puzzle: in de Fourier’s footsteps


Keynote: Dominique Sportiche

6:30pm

Closing remarks

 

 

 Sunday, May 8: Bovard Auditorium, University of Southern California

9:30 am

Light Breakfast

10:00 am

Memorial




Alternate Speakers

Disagree to Agree - Pritty Patel                       

On the notion of occurrence and domains of agreement in consonant clusters of Wolof for Jean-Roger Vergnaud - Shanti Ulfsbjorninn