The Relationship between Syntax and Semantics

in the Analysis of Linguistic Structure

SKY Symposium

September 2-4, 1999

House of Sciences (Tieteiden talo), Kirkkokatu 6


Thursday, September 2, 99

8.30-9.30 Registration 
9.30-9.45 Opening remarks (lecture room 104) 
9.45-11.15 Adele Goldberg : Argument Structure Constructions: what they are and how they can be learned (lecture room 104)
11.15-11.30 break
11.30-13.00 Section 1 
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Brandt, Patrick: Definite Datives Barddal, Johanna: Case and Argument Structure in Icelandic
  Manninen, Satu: Hierarchical Structure, Linear Order and the Theory of Layered VPs Borochovsky, Esther: The Link between Structure and Meaning in verbs Denoting Transfer of a Message
  Järvinen, Timo: Nucleus-Based Models and a Parallelism between Syntax and Semantics  
13.00-15.00 lunch
15.00-16.30 Section 2 
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Boas, Hans C.: Matrix Verbs, Postverbal NPs and Secondary Predicates: Why does the Result Matter? Lipták, Anikó: Types of Distributivity and Distributive Quantifiers
  Toivonen, Ida: Particles, Linear Order and Meaning in Swedish Quer, Joseph: The Role of Aspect and Mood in Subtrigged Free Choice
  Pälsi, Marja: Finnish Resultative Sentences Lipták, Anikó & Malte Zimmermann: A Cross-Linguistic Analysis of Binominal each
16.30-17.00 coffee
17.00-18.00 Section 3
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Honkanen, Suvi: Verbs of Vision in Contemporary and Old Written Finnish Kittilä, Seppo: Syntax and Semantics of Transitivity Alternations
  Lönngren, Tamara: Causal Constructions with the Word abie in Old Russian Monzón, Cristina: Abstract and Specific Meanings of Space Morphemes in P'urhepecha
18.00-19.00 Get-together (5th floor)

Friday, September 3, 99

9.15-10.45 Urpo Nikanne: Syntactico-semantic interface in conceptual semantics(lecture room 104)
10.45-11.00 break
11.00-12.00 Section 4 
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Carroll, Ruth: The Stability of Syntactico-Semantic Links Diachronically in English Nicol, Fabrice: Lexical Constraints on the Syntactic Derivation of French Inalienable Possession Structures
  Yuasa, Etsuyo: Categorial Mismatch in Syntax and Semantics and Diachronic Change Brush, Beaumont: Mental Predicates in Semantics and Complementation
12.00-14.00 lunch 
14.00-15.00 Section 5
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Beatrice Warren: An Alternative View of Stored Linguistic Knowledge Leino, Jaakko: What do you think and how? On the Syntax and Semantics of the Finnish että clause
  Penttilä, Esa: DO A/AN X as an Idiomatic Construction in English Kracht, Marcus: Case at the Syntax/Semantics Interface
15.00-15.30 coffee
15.30-16.30 Section 6
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Vilkkumaa, Maija: PATHS and DIRECTIONS: An Analysis of the Finnish Verbs jäädä and jättää Folli, Raffaella: Causative/Inchoative Alternations in Italian
  Airola, Anu: From Data to Constructions Li, Dianuy: Causatives and Causative Constructions in Mandarin
16.30-16.45 break
16.45-18.15 Adele Goldberg : Optional Arguments and Obligatory Adjuncts (lecture room 104)
18.30- Dinner at Restaurant "Tervasaaren aitta", Island Tervasaari

Saturday, September 4, 99

9.30-11.00 Urpo Nikanne: Constructions in Conceptual Semantics (lecture room 104)
11.00-11.15 break 
11.15-12.15 Section 7
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Lönngren, Lennart: Cross-Level Synonymy Anttila, Arto & Vivienne Fong: The Choice of Case in Finnish Part Whole Expressions
  Eide, Kristin M. & Tor A. Åfarli: Semantically Charged Syntax and the Construction of Meaning Tóth, Ildikó: Quasi-Universal and Quasi-Existential Readings and Inflected Infinitivals
12.15-14.00 lunch
14.00-15.00 Section 8 
  lecture room 104 lecture room 505
  Raukko, Jarno: Do Relevant Semantic Divisions in Polysemy Match Syntactic Divisions? Siiroinen, Mari: Experiencer: Subject, object or in between
  Sanders, Ruth H. & Alton F. Sanders: Using a typically syntactic method to describe semantics in a parser of German Nelson, Diane: Linking Causatives and Experiencers
15.00-15.15 Closing remarks (lecture room 104)