The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Gilbert C. Rappaport
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Lectures
 

REPRESENTATIVE SCHOLARLY LECTURES (since 1990)

‘The Grammatical Role of Animacy in a Formal Model of Slavic Morphology’. Presented in different forms at the Thirteenth International Congress of Slavists, Ljubljana, Slovenia, August 2003; Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, New Orleans, December, 2001; and Fourth International Conference on the Formal Description of Slavic Languages, University of Potsdam, Germany, November 2001.

‘Case Syncretism, Features, and the Morphosyntax of Polish Numeral Phrases’. Fifth Conference on Generative Linguistics in Poland, Warsaw (Poland), November 2002.

‘The Syntax of Possessors in the Nominal Phrase: Drawing the Lines and Deriving the Forms’, Workshop on the Semantics and Syntax of Possessive Constructions, Department of Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, May, 2002. Invited keynote speaker.

`The Geometry of the Polish Nominal Phrase: Problems, Progress, and Prospects’, Second Conference on Generative Linguistics in Poland, Warsaw (Poland), December 2000. Invited keynote speaker,

‘Extraction from Noun Phrases in English and Polish’, presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Slavists, University of Alberta, Edmonton, May 2000.

‘Clitics as Features: The Slavic Saga’, presented at the departmental colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, March 2000.

‘Extraction from Noun Phrases and the Determiner Phrase Analysis in Slavic: A Comparative Perspective’, presented at Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, San Francisco, December 1998.

‘Clitics as Features: A Non-semiotic Approach’. Paper presented (in Polish) at the XII International Congress of Slavists, Cracow, Poland, August 1998. and (in English) University of Texas Linguistic Circle, February 1998.

‘The Slavic Noun Phrase’, one of five invited keynote speakers at a Department of Education-funded conference on ‘Comparative Slavic Morphosyntax: State of the Art’ at Indiana University, June 1998.

‘The Perfectivization of States’, presented (in Russian) at an international linguistics conference at Moscow State University Aspect Typology: Problems, Research, Solutions, September 1997, and (in English) at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Toronto, December 1997.

‘Clitics as Grammatical Features’. Invited lectures given in Polish at the University of Warsaw and Torun University, May 1997.

‘Czech jehož and the Developmental Pathways of the Slavic Relative Clause’. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Washington, DC, December 1996.

‘The Multi-media Presentation of Culture: A Literacy Approach to Teaching Polish’. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Language, Chicago, IL, December 1995.

‘Where’s -sja (and its Clitic Counterparts): Morphology between the Lexicon and the Syntax’. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Language, San Diego, California, December 1994.

‘Animacy Effects in Russian Inflectional Morphology’. Third Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (refereed abstract), University of Maryland, University Park, May 1994.

‘The Syntax/Morphology Interface in the Russian Noun Phrase: The Derivation of Possessive (Pro)Nouns’, read at the Second Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (refereed abstracts), MIT, Cambridge, MA, May 1993.

‘On the Nature of Human Languages: Formal vs. Structural Approaches’. Invited paper read at the University of Indiana (Bloomington), December 1992.

‘The Typology of Grammatical Categories: In Defence of Grammar’. Invited paper read at the University of Sydney (Australia), May 1992, Australian National University, May 1992, and the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 7 December 1992.

‘Word order and the Relative Clauses in Slavic’. Invited paper read at the Australian National University, September 1991 and at the University of Melbourne (Australia), October 1991.

‘Wh-Movement-in-Comp in Syntax and Logical Form’. Presented at the Department of Linguistics Colloquium, University of Texas at Austin, November 1990, the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago IL, January 1991, and the University of Indiana (Bloomington), December 1992.

Lecture award, Fulbright Distinguished Professor Program, Council for International Exchange of Scholars: Invited to lecture as a faculty member at the Summer School on Generative Grammar and the Grammar of Slavic Languages, Inter-University Centre of Postgraduate Studies, Dubrovnik (Yugoslavia), May-June, 1991.

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