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TCP2011 update: cancellation and other info


March 12th, 02:00 am Due to unexpected circumstances, we are forced to cancel the rest of TCP 2011. We are sorry for this unfortunate decision, but we appreciate your understanding and your continuing support for TCP.

Although we will make every effort to keep the program as below, it is subject to change due to unexpected emergencies, we appreciate your understanding.

The revised program for tomorrow.

10:00-10:30 “Grammatical Encoding in the Production of Passive Sentence: Evidence from Structural Priming Effects in Japanese” Ying Deng (Hiroshima University), Hajime Ono (Kinki University) and Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima University)

10:30-11:00 “Antecedent Selection of a Reflexive Pronoun in Bi-clausal Structure: An ERP Study in Japanese” Reiko Okabe (Nihon University), Yuki Kobayashi and Takane Ito (The University of Tokyo)

11:00-11:30 “Structural Expectations in Chinese Relative Clause Comprehension” Zhong Chen, Kyle Grove and John Hale (Cornell University)

12:30-14:00 11:30-12:30 Poster Session “Universals and Uniqueness in Lexical Tone Perception” Ao Chen and René Kager (Utrecht University)

“Re-examining the ‘NP/DP’ Parameter in Light of the Diversity of East-Asian Classifiers” Youngmi Jeong (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

“Incremental Processing of Gap-filler Dependencies: Evidence from the Processing of Subject and Object Clefts in Japanese” Barış Kahraman (Hiroshima University), Atsushi Sato (Hiroshima University/Japan Society for Promotion of Science), Hajime Ono (Kinki University) and Hiromu Sakai (Hiroshima University)

“String Vacuous Phonetically Inaudible Scrambling in Japanese” Hideaki Yamashita (Yokohama National University)

12:30-13:00 “The Disambiguation Effect as a Manifestation of Socio-pragmatic Competence” Marina Kalashnikova and Karen Mattock (Lancaster University)

13:00-13:30 “Two Types of Benefactives in Child Japanese: A Preliminary Experimental Study” Reiko Okabe (Nihon University)

13:30-14:00 “Children’s Grammatical Conservatism: Evidence from the Acquisition of Case-markers and Postpositions in Japanese” Koji Sugisaki (Mie University)

14:00-14:30 “Uniqueness and Co-variation in Chinese Wh-conditionals” Qiong-peng Luo and Stephen Crain (Macquarie University)

14:30-15:00 “On the Adjunction-based Licensing of the Accusative Wh-adjunct Nani-o” Yasuhiro Iida (Osaka University)

15:00-15:30 “That-trace Reconsidered: Definiteness and Complementizer Agreement” Koji Shimamura (Osaka University)

15:30-15:40 BREAK

15:40-16:40 Invited Lecture “Parser-grammar Interactions in the Acquisition of Syntax” Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)

16:40-16:50 BREAK

15:45-16:45 16:50- 17:50 Invited Lecture “Can Eagles That Fly Swim? -Guaranteeing the Simplest Answer to a New Puzzle-“ Hisatsugu Kitahara (Keio University)





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