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)

10-12 Phonology and Morphology 3 (370 Dwinelle Hall)
Prepositions in Modern Irish: Agreement and impoverishment
Jonathan Brennan (New York University)
When exceptions are encoded at the segmental level
Michal Martinez (University of Southern California)
Learning bias as a factor in phonological typology
Elliot Moreton (University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill)
Gestural alignment constraints and vowel devoicing in Andean Spanish
Ann Delforge (University of California, Davis)
10-12 Syntax 8 (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Why multiple clefts are disallowed
Ji-yung Kim (Korea University) and Chungmin Lee (Seoul National University)
What it means to Agree: The behavior of case and phi features in Icelandic control
Cherlon Ussery (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Long-distance dependencies in Tagalog: The case for raising
Veronica Gerassimova and Peter Sells (Stanford University)
On wh-head-movement and the Doubly Filled Comp Filter
Josef Bayer and Ellen Brandner (Universität Konstanz)
12-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Invited Speaker (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Adam Albright (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
How many grammars am I holding up? Discovering phonological differences between word classes
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-4:45 Semantics 3 (370 Dwinelle Hall)
Analyticity and 'in virtue of' generalizations in French
Alda Mari (CNRS, Institut Jean Nicod)
A crack at a hard nut: Attributive-adjective modality and infinitival relatives
Nicholas Fleisher (University of California, Berkeley)
Exclamatives and Catalan 'Déu n'hi do'
Laia Mayol (University of Pennsylvania)
A superlative theory of amount relatives
Simona Herdan (University of Connecticut)
2:45-4:45 Syntax 9 (155 Dwinelle Hall)
Locative prepositions as modifiers of an unpronounced noun
Arhonto Terzi (Technological Educational Institute of Patras)
Focus projection in Nlhe7kepmxcin (Thompson River Salish)
Karsten Koch (University of British Columbia)
Expletive and thematic applicatives
Effi Georgala (Cornell University), Waltraud Paul (CRLAO EHESS), and John Whitman (Cornell University)
There is secondary predication in there-existentials
Dalina Kallulli (University of Munich/University of Vienna)