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Mayfest 1999: Morphology

Mayfest is a workshop that brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines and perspectives to discuss fundamental issues in linguistics. Over the course of two days, participants engage in talks and discussion sessions to stimulate new insights and collaboration.


  • Mark Baker (Rutgers University), New Reflections of Syntax in Morphology: Varieties of Applicatives
  • Stephen Anderson (Yale University), On the Need to Bring a Little Order to Morphology-Phonology Interactions
  • Ellen Woolford (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Ergative Agreement Systems
  • Michael Ullman (Georgetown University), Psychological and Neural Bases of Morphology
  • Luigi Burzio (Johns Hopkins), Surface-to-Surface Morphology: When Your Representations Turn into Constraints
  • Mark Aronoff (SUNY Stonybrook), Universal and Particular Aspects of Sign Language Morphology
  • Rolf Noyer (University of Pennsylvania), Species of Gaps
  • Alec Marantz (MIT), Derivational Morphology in an Anti-Lexicalist Grammar
  • Geraldine Legendre (Johns Hopkins University), On the Status and Positioning of Clausal Clitics: Evidence from Romanian and Other Balkan Languages
  • Jonathan Bobaljik (McGill University), The Ins and Outs of Contextual Allomorphy
  • Alana Johns (University of Toronto), Movement and Languages with Complex Morphology