8:30-9:00  Registration/Breakfast  [Rm.331 French Hall]

9:00-9:15  Welcoming Remarks  [Rm. 355 French Hall]

Phonology

Rm. 301 French Hall

(Moderator: Geoffrey Nathan, Wayne State University)

Sociolinguistics

Rm. 355 French Hall

(Moderator: Steve Johnson, UM-Flint, Michigan State Univ.)

Syntax (I)

Rm. 351 French Hall

(Moderator: Annemarie Toebosch, UM-Flint)

9:15-

9:45

Vowel Features in UPSID

San Duanmu (University of Michigan)

Well, Oh Well: Comparing oh well to the Independent Discourse Marker well

Elyssa Winzeler (Eastern Michigan University)

Double-Complementizer Constructions in Spanish: Novel Support for the Repair-by-PF-Deletion Account

Julio Villa-García (Univ. of Conn.)

9:45-

10:15

Pronominal Address within the Family Domain in Medellin, Colombia

Mónica Millán (Eastern Michigan University)

Reconstructing D-Linked Wh-Phrases

Dan Parker (University of Maryland)

10:15-

10:45

Formalizing Inclusion in Inflectional Paradigms

Claudia Pons-Moll (Dep. Filologia Catalana, UB; Centre de Lingüística Teòrica, UAB)

The Case of lullo

Camiel Hamans (European Parliament Brussels/Strasbourg & University of Amsterdam)

10:45-11:00  Coffee Break [Rm. 331 French Hall]

Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition

Rm. 301 French Hall

(Moderator: Mutsuko Endo Hudson, Michigan State University)

Syntax of Non-Standard English/ Typology

Rm. 355 French Hall

(Moderator: Margaret Winters, Wayne State University)

Syntax/Experimental Syntax (II)

Rm. 351 French Hall

(Moderator: Ljiljana Progovac, Wayne State University)

11:00-

11:30

Development of Narrative Skills in a Second Language: Speech Representation in Japanese Oral and Written Personal Storytelling

Koji Tanno (Eastern Michigan Univ.)

A Syntactic Re-Analysis of Double Modals in Southern United States English

Daniel Hasty (Michigan State University)

Naze in To-Clause

Takeshi Oguro (Chiba University of Commerce/University of Maryland)

11:30-

12:00

Underapplication, Lexical Exceptions, Loanword Phonology and Foreign Language Acquisition

Claudia Pons-Moll (Dep. Filologia Catalana, UB; Centre de Lingüística Teòrica, UAB) & Francesc Torres-Tamarit (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Perception Complements in Appalachian English

Gregory Johnson (Michigan State University)

Embedded Imperatives: Evidence from Ancient Greek

David Medeiros (University of Michigan)

12:00

-12:30

To Database Meaning – Building the Typological Database of Temperature Items

Susanne Vejdemo (Eastern Michigan University)

Person-Feature Based Blocking and the Chinese Reflexive ziji

Xiao He & Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)


12:30-1:45  Lunch/Business Meeting  [Michigan Rooms A-B, UCEN]

2:00-3:00  Keynote Address: The Development of Bimodal Bilingualism
Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)/Deborah Chen Pichler (Gallaudet Univ.)
[Rm. 111 French Hall]

3:00-3:15  Coffee Break  [Rm. 331 French Hall]

Historical Linguistics/ Psycholinguistics

Rm. 301 French Hall

(Nitya Sethuraman, University of Michigan-Dearborn)

Syntax-Semantics

Rm. 355 French Hall

(Moderator: Steve Johnson, UM-Flint, Michigan State Univ.)

Syntax (III)

Rm. 351 French Hall

(Moderator: Annemarie Toebosch, UM-Flint)

3:15-

3:45

“Yat Pinde Tat Brahmande” Searching for a Proto-Indo-European Basis for the Humoral Systems of Hippocrates and the Ayurveda through Historical Linguistics

Susanne Vejdemo & Erica Wicks (Eastern Michigan University)

On the Semantics of Spanish QBNPs

Melvin Gonzalez-Rivera (College of Wooster)

When Zero Morphemes Become Overt – A View from Modern Greek

Mikko Kupula (MIT)

3:45-

4:15



Definiteness and Specificity in Classifier Languages

Jaeshil Kim (Liberty University)

De se Ascription, Logophoricity and ziji

Hsiang-Yun Chen (University of Texas-Austin)

4:15-

4:45
Donkey Anaphora is not NP Deletion

Ezra Keshet (University of Michigan)

Indiscrete Infinities: Numerical Representations and the Evolution of Language

Stephen Chrisomalis (Wayne State University)