Workshop Schedule

Note: All talks will be held at MIT, Room 3-270.
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Saturday, October 10th
8:00am-9:00am Registration & Continental Breakast
8:45am-9:00am Welcoming Remarks and Introduction
Prof. Robert C. Berwick, MIT
9:00am-10:00am Minimalist Parsing: What Kind of Thing Is It?
Prof. Ed Stabler, UCLA
10:00am-11:00am Towards a Minimalist Machine: Combining Linguistic Theories
Prof. Jason Ginsburg, Osaka Kyoiku University, Japan
Prof. Sandiway Fong, University of Arizona
11:00am-11:30am Coffee Break
11:30am-12:30pm Towards a Minimalist Machine: A Stack Based Architecture
Prof. Sandiway Fong, University of Arizona
Prof. Jason Ginsburg, Osaka Kyoiku University, Japan
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:00pm Discussion I
Open Questions, Tools, Techniques and Treebanks
3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm-4:30pm Left-Corner Parsing of Minimalist Grammars
Prof. Tim Hunter, University of Minnesota
4:30pm-5:30pm Formal Processing Theory, or Parsing Without Parsers
Prof. Thomas Graf, Stony Brook University

Sunday, October 11th
8:30am-9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am-10:00am Parsing Copy and Delete as Move
Meaghan Fowlie, UCLA
10:00am-11:00am Parsing Ellipsis
Prof. Greg Kobele, University of Chicago
11:00am-12:00pm Sunday Brunch
12:00pm-1:00pm Tone in Parsing
Prof. Kristine Yu, University of Massachusetts Amherst
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-3:00pm Analyzing fMRI Time Courses with Minimalist Grammars
Prof. John Hale, Cornell University
3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm-4:30pm Presentation of Student Research & Discussion II
4:30pm-5:00pm Concluding Discussion and Future Plans

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