Schedule

Tentative schedule
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All events will be held at the Thomson House Ballroom

May 17th:
8:30–9:00 breakfast
9:00–10:00 Susi Wurmbrand
Implicational hierarchies in the domain of complementation
10:00–11:00 Michelle Sheehan
When can you passivise causatives? A phase-based account
11:00–11:30 break
11:30–12:00 Julianne Doner
How to organize parameters: Accounting for alternations in EPP type
12:00–12:30 Jurij Božič
Microparameters of DP-licensing and Case Discrimination
12:30–2:00 lunch
2:00–2:30 Kazuya Nishimaki
Japanese V-V compounds as strong resultatives: The interaction between macroparametric and microparametric requirement
2:30–3:00 Vicki Carstens
Gender parameters: How grammatical gender licenses nP-internal subjects
3:00–3:15 break
3:15–4:15 Henry Davis
Is there a degree semantics parameter? Evidence from Salish
4:15–4:30 break
4:30–5:30 Mark Baker
Parameterizing Agree to get a very different effect: Switch-reference and reflexive voice in Panoan
5:30–8:45 party at Thomson House
May 18th:
8:30–9:00 breakfast
9:00–10:00 Ian Roberts
Word order parameters and labelling parameters
10:00–11:00 Ileana Paul
Microparametric variation in proper determiners
11:00–11:15 break
11:15–11:45 Norvin Richards
Contiguity-prominence: a prosodic parameter with syntactic consequences
11:45–12:15 Heather Goad, Nátalia Brambatti Guzzo and Lydia White
Crosslinguistic variation in relative clause attachment: implications of a prosodic perspective for second language acquisition
12:15–1:45 poster session and lunch buffet
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1:45–2:15 Itamar Kastner
The Voice parameter in argument structure alternations
2:15–2:45 Nico Baier, Jessica Coon and Theodore Levin
Mayan Agent Focus and the Ergative Extraction Constraint
2:45–3:00 break
3:00–4:00 Laura Kalin
Parameters of allomorphy and infixation
4:00–4:15 break
4:15–5:15 Lisa Travis
Micro-variation and macro-parameters
Posters:
Abdel-Rahman Hani Abu Helal
On the L2 Acquisition of embedded Tense in Before-Clause: A bi-directional study of a truth conditional mismatch
Calixto Aguero
Deriving Directionality Parameters from Functional Typing
Nico Baier
The locus of variation in types of Ā-sensitive agreement
Anna Gavarró and Jingtao Zhu
Very early parameter setting: Evidence from Mandarin
Brian Hsu
Prominence-based licensing in head movement and head bundling
Yining Nie
Applicatives and the parameters of promotion
Hisao Tokizaki
Head parameter and the prosody in Chinese