FASL 22 PROGRAM (as of April 29th)

All sessions will be taking place in MDCL, Room 1009
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FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013

9:30-10:00 Opening remarks
10:00-11:20 SESSION 1     Chair: Susan Rothstein
10:00-10:40 Multiple wh-fronting can be optional too
Petra Mišmaš (University of Nova Gorica)
10:40-11:20 Hybrid Wh-Coordination in Russian
Ksenia Zanon (Indiana University)
11:20-11:40 COFFEE BREAK
11:40-1:00 SESSION 2      Chair: Stephanie Harves
11:40-12:20 On the Scope of Aspectual Operators
Susan Rothstein (Bar-Ilan University)
12:20-1:00 Partitive Genitives and Aspect in Russian
Keren Khrizman (Bar-Ilan University)
1:00-2:30 LUNCH
2:30-4:30 SESSION 3      Chair: Maria Gouskova
2:30-3:10 Slavic palatalization: phonetic instantiation vs. phonological representation
Darya Kavitskaya and Khalil Iskarous (University of California, Berkeley and University of Southern California)
3:10-3:50 Prosodic marking of givenness in Czech
Radek Šimík1, Marta Wierzba1 and Beste Kamali2 (1University of Potsdam, 2ZAS Berlin)
3:50-430 The role of prosody in the linearization of clitics: Evidence from Bulgarian and Macedonian
Boris Harizanov (University of California, Santa Cruz)
4:30-4:45 COFFEE BREAK
Language as a source of numerical concepts
David Barner1, Franc Marušič, Vesna Plesničar2, Tina Razboršek2, Jessica Sullivan1, Rok Žaucer2 and Timothy O’Donnell3 (1University of California, San Diego, 2University of Nova Gorica, 3Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Simultaneity and anteriority converbs and aspectual mismatches in Polish – an ERP study
Joanna Blaszczak, Dorota Klimek-Jankowska, and Patrycja Jablonska (University of Wrocław)
Agreement patterns with coordinated subjects in Polish
Jadwiga Bogucka (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Predicting subject-verb agreement variation in Modern Russian
Clara Cohen (University of California, Berkeley)
The Interaction of Multidominance and Agreement in Right Node Raising
Lena Ibnbari (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
What are categories? Adjective-like and noun-like semi-lexical numerals in Polish
Heidi Klockmann (Utrecht University)
The interaction of reciprocity and event structure in Russian
Lauren Ressue (The Ohio State University)
Processing of case morphology: Evidence from Russian
Natalia Slioussar and Natalia Cherepovskaia (Utrecht University and St. Petersburg State University)
Can we eat our soup cold in Poland? A fresh look at secondary predication in Polish
Malgorzata Szajbel-Keck (University of California, Berkeley)
Commonalities between “extraordinary LBE” and apparent N-complement extraction
Aida Talić (University of Connecticut)
5:45-7:00 INVITED TALK 1
Maria Gouskova 
(New York University)
Title: Selectional restrictions as phonotactics over sublexicons
Faculty Club, McMaster University


9:30-11:10 SESSION 4      Chair: Petra Mišmaš
9:30-10:10 On the edge
Željko Bošković
 (University of Connecticut)
10:10-10:50 VP-ellipsis and all its phases: The role of aspect in VP-ellipsis in Serbian
Neda Todorović (University of Connecticut)
10:50-11:10 COFFEE BREAK
11:10-12:30 SESSION 5      Chair: Jacek Witkoś
11:10-11:50 Comparison of Degrees or of Individuals? Focus Effects in Superlatives in Polish
Barbara Tomaszewicz (University of Southern California)
11:50-12:30 The Acquisition of Russian Degree Constructions – A Corpus-Based Study
Polina Berezovskaya (University of Tübingen)
12:30-2:00 LUNCH
2:00-4:00 SESSION 6      Chair: Barbara Tomaszewicz
2:00-2:40 Don’t scope your universal quantifier over negation!
Mojmír Dočekal and Hana Strachoňová (Masaryk University)
2:40-3:20 On some cliticization phenomena in Slavic and their theoretical implications
Jelena Runić (University of Connecticut)
3:20-4:00 Possessor Raising and Preposition Doubling in Colloquial Russian
Stephanie Harves (New York University)
4:00-4:15 COFFEE BREAK
4:15-5:35 SESSION 7     Chair: Mojmír Dočekal
4:15-4:55 Visser’s generalization and the c-command condition on control: on why impersonal passives in Polish allow for subject control
Jacek Witkoś (Adam Mickiewicz University)
4:55-5:35 Agreement with First Conjunct in Russian. Beyond Unaccusativity?
Zhanna Glushan (University of Connecticut)
5:35-6:50 INVITED TALK 2
David Pesetsky
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Title: TBA
Nostalgia Family Restaurant
225 King St. W, Dundas

SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013

9:00-11:00 SESSION 8     Chair: Catherine Rudin
9:00-9:40 Solving adjunct control through tiered attachment sites plus smuggling
Jacek Witkoś and Sylwiusz Żychliński (Adam Mickiewicz University)
9:40-10:20 Again on why. But why?
Łukasz Jędrzejowski (ZAS Berlin)
10:20-11:00 In Search for the Correlate of a Preposition Missing under Sluicing
Sandra Stjepanovic (West Virginia University)
11:00-11:20 COFFEE BREAK
11:20-12:00 SESSION 9     Chair: Cassandra Chapman
11:20-12:00 Focusing on Irrealis Concessions
Steven Franks and Catherine Rudin (Indiana University and Wayne State College)
12:15-1:30 INVITED TALK 3
Roumyana Pancheva
(University of South California)
Title: On the missing proportional reading of Slavic most