Mayfest 2008: Island Perspectives
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.
- Robert Frank, The varieties of syntactic dependencies and the genesis of islandhood
- Anna Szabolcsi, What Natural Classes of (Weak) Islands?
- Philip Hofmeister & Ivan Sag, Processing Factors in the Study of Island Effects
- Cedric Boeckx, No Merge is an Island
- Robert Kluender, Islands on the brain: How event-related brain potential componentry might help get us off the islands
- Bonnie Schwartz, Jee Hyun Ma & Junghee Kim, Island sensitivity in development: a perspective from L2 adults, L2 children, L1 youths
- Kyle Johnson, Fitting islands to the semantics of movement
- Peter Culicover, Beyond Simpler Syntax: Processing complexity and explaining island phenomena
- Nomi Erteschik-Shir, Processing Information Structure: an Account of Islandhood
- Jason Merchant, PF and LF locality: Evidence from Greek comparatives