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Department of Linguistics
University of California
1203 Dwinelle Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

The 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
27-29 April 2007
University of California, Berkeley

Room numbers will be announced at the conference.

Friday, 27 April | Saturday, 28 April | Sunday, 29 April


Registration and coffee (371 Dwinelle Hall)

10-12 Phonology 1 (3335 Dwinelle Hall)
Bidirectional stress systems
Brett Hyde (Washington University)
Explaining nonfinality: Evidence from Finnish
Daniel Karvonen (University of Minnesota)
Vowel sonority and coda weight
Matthew Gordon, Carmen Jany, Carlos Nash, and Nobutaka Takara (University of California, Santa Barbara)
More velar than /g/: Consonant coarticulation as a cause of diphthongization
Adam Baker (University of Arizona), Jeff Mielke (University of Ottawa), and Diana Archangeli (University of Arizona)
10-12 Syntax 1 (370 Dwinelle Hall)
Types of numerical nouns
Melita Stavrou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and Arhonto Terzi (Technological Educational Institute of Patras)
A diachronic account of English deverbal nominals
Stephen Wechsler (University of Texas)
Word order in resultatives
Alexander Williams (University of Maryland)
Manner conflation in causative constructions: A lexical-syntactic account
Jaume Mateu (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
12-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3 Semantics 1 (3335 Dwinelle Hall)
On the calculation of implicatures
Yael Sharvit and Jon Gajewski (University of Connecticut)
The least 'at least' can do
Daniel Büring (University of California, Los Angeles)
Morpho-semantics of the progressive
William McClure (Queens College/CUNY Graduate Center)
1:30-3 Syntax 2 (370 Dwinelle Hall)
A phase-based approach to Scandinavian definiteness marking
Fabian Heck, Gereon Müller, and Jochen Trommer (Universität Leipzig)
Object scrambling on the Edge: Evidence for VP as a spell-out domain
Heejeong Ko (Seoul National University)
Missing: Labels in Minimalism
Barbara Citko (University of Washington)
3-3:15 Break
3:15-4:15 Semantics 2 (3335 Dwinelle Hall)
A bound-variable account of the Korean reflexive 'caki'
Dennis Ryan Storoshenko (Simon Fraser University)
Alternatives in the simplification of disjunctive antecedents problem
Luis Alonso-Ovalle (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
3:15-4:45 Syntax 3 (370 Dwinelle Hall)
Linearizing rightward movement
Hironobu Kasai (University of Kitakyushu)
Syntactic doubling and the structure of chains
Sjef Barbiers, Marika Lekakou, and Olaf Koeneman (Meertens Institute)
Structure and linearization in disharmonic word orders
Theresa Biberauer (Cambridge University), Anders Holmberg (Newcastle University), and Ian Roberts (Cambridge University)
4:45-5 Break
5-5:15 Welcome (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Larry Hyman (University of California, Berkeley)
5:15-6:15 Invited Speaker (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Lyn Frazier (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
On ellipsis: A processing solution to the undergeneration problem?