Abstract Submission

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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)

9-11 Syntax 4 (370 Dwinelle Hall)
Intervention effects as NPI licensing intervention
Juhyeon Hwang (University of Illinios, Urbana-Champaign)
Telescoping and scope economy
Ezra Keshet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Antecedent Contained Deletion without QR
Asaf Bachrach and Roni Katzir (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Processing evidence for QR: The case of Antecedent Contained Ellipsis
Martin Hackl (Pomona College)
9-11 Syntax 5 (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Perfect domains
Omer Preminger (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Two syntactic positions for English aspectual verbs
Shin Fukuda (University of California, San Diego)
Structuring participles
Artemis Alexiadou (University of Stuttgart) and Elena Anagnostopoulou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology/University of Crete)
Edge features and perfect extraction
Jason Kandybowicz (Swarthmore College)
11-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Invited Speaker (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Manfred Krifka (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin)
Approximation as strategic communication
12:15-2 Lunch
2-4 Phonology 2 (370 Dwinelle Hall)
Second occurrence focus and the acoustics of prominence
Jonathan Howell (Cornell University)
Phonological constraints on constituent ordering
Arto Anttila (Stanford University)
Prosody can outrank syntax
David Teeple (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Speakers' sensitivity to the markedness of unattested onsets
Iris Berent (Florida Atlantic University), Donca Steriade (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Tracy Lennertz (Florida Atlantic University)
2-4 Syntax 6 (155 Dwinelle Hall)
On the structure of TP coordination: Deducing the CSC and further unifying ATB and PG constructions
Gerardo Fernández-Salguiero (University of Michigan)
The proper role of movement and ellipsis in discontinuous coordination
Abby Kaplan (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Variable binding in temporal adverbial clauses: Evidence from ellipsis
Shoichi Takahashi (University of Massachusetts, Amherst/Tokyo University)
On the interaction between verb movement and ellipsis: New evidence from Hungarian
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck (CRISSP/Brussels) and Anikó Lipták (LUCL/Leiden University)
4-4:15 Break
4:15-6:15 Morphology (370 Dwinelle Hall)
Russian prefixes, prepositions and palatalization in Stratal OT
Vera Gribanova (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Morphological optionality in reduplication: a Lowering account
Tobin Skinner (McGill University)
A general theory of iterative infixation
Alan Yu (University of Chicago)
Quantifying and measuring morphological complexity
Max Bane (University of Chicago)
4:15-6:15 Syntax 7 (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Right Node Raising: Evidence from 'rule interaction'
Jessica Clapp (University of Chicago)
How comparatives invert
Remus Gergel (Universität Tübingen)
Object-sharing as symmetric sharing: Evidence from serial verb constructions and predicate clefting
Ken Hiraiwa (JSPS/University of Tokyo) and Adams Bodomo (Hong Kong University/Stanford University)
Residual object shift in Romance
Ángel Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
6:15-7 Reception (371 Dwinelle Hall)
7-10 Dinner and party (370 Dwinelle Hall)