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Message 1: Third Symposium Hispanic Linguistics/Program

Date: Sun, 15 Aug 1999 12:29:54 -0500
From: Cristina Sanz <sanzcgusun.georgetown.edu>
Subject: Third Symposium Hispanic Linguistics/Program

Third Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
October 8-10, 1999
Georgetown University
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Conference Organizers:
H�ctor Campos, Elena Herburger, Ronald P. Leow,
Alfonso Morales-Front, Cristina Sanz, Thomas J. Walsh

Sponsors:
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Faculty of Languages and Linguistics
Georgetown College
Graduate School
McGraw-Hill
Education Office, Embassy of Spain

For further information:
(202) 687- 6134

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1999

Syntax/Semantics.:

02:30-03:00
Francesco d'Introno, Luis Fernando Alonso Ovalle, University of
Massachusetts at Amherst: Strong and weak pronouns in Spanish: The Zero
Pronoun Hypothesis
03:00-03:30
Luis Silva-Villar, UCLA: Clitics and the inclusiveness condition
03:30-04:00
Joyce Bruhn de Garavito, University of Western Ontario, Canada: Functional
categories and the 'se' constructions in Spanish
04:00-04:30
Janet deCesaris, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain, Patricia Lunn, Michigan
State University: On explaining Catalan 'en'

Pragmatics.

05:00-05:30
Gabriela Prego V�squez, Universidade da Coru�a, Spain: La
conversacionalizaci�n del discurso institucional: Estrategias en el habla
local de Bergantinos
05:30-06:00
Esperanza Morales L�pez, Universidade da Coru�a, Spain: Entrevistas
electorales en la campa�a espa�ola de 1996: ...
06:00-06:30
Laura Alba Juez, Georgetown University: Some discourse strategies used to
convey praise and/or positive feelings in Spanish everyday conversation

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1999

Syntax/Semantics.

09:00-09:30
Jos� Camacho, Rutgers University: The syntax and semantics of evidentiality
markers in Spanish
09:30-10:00 M�nica Malamud Makowski, Stanford University: Inferential
discourse markers in Spanish: A comprehensive approach
10:00-10:30 Nancy V�zquez Veiga, Universidade da Coru�a, Spain: Marcadores
del discurso: �Una categor�a pragm�tica?

Syntax/Semantics.

11:00-11:30
Paula Kempchinsky, University of Iowa: Aspect projections, predicate type
and accusative case
11:30-12:00
Claudia Parodi, UCLA, Marta Luj�n, University of Texas at Austin: Aspect in
Spanish psych verbs
12:00-12:30
Adolfo Ausin, Marcela Depiante, University of Connecticut: On the syntax of
'parecer' with and without experiencer

Phonology/Morphology.

02:30-03:00
Irene Moyna, Caroline Wiltshire, University of Florida at Gainsville:
Spanish plurals: Why /s/ isn't always optimal
03:00-03:30
Terrell Morgan, The Ohio State University:The curious pedigree of Spanish
orthographic "h"
3:30-4:00
Richard Morris, Middle Tennessee State University: Constraint interaction
in Spanish /s/-aspiration: The three Peninsular varieties

Syntax/Semantics.

04:30-05:00
Jon Franco, Universidad de Deusto, Spain: Topic-driven word order and
remnant predicate movement
05:00-05:30
Enrique Mall�n, Texas A&M University: Adjectival noun modifiers in French
and in Spanish
05:30-06:00
Claudia Borgonovo, Sarah Cummins, Universit� Laval, Canada: Restrictive
participles


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1999

History/Dialectology.

09:00-09:30
Brian Imhoff, Texas A&M University: The Dom�nguez de Mendoza expedition to
East Texas
09:30-10:00
Donald Tuten, Emory University: The rise of le�smo
10:00-10:30
Anthony Lewis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Synchronic and
diachronic perspectives on stop lenition in three Spanish dialects

Phonology/Morphology.

11:00-11:30
Neysa Figueroa, Purdue University: An acoustic and perceptual study of
vowels preceding deleted post-nuclear /s/ in Puerto Rican Spanish
11:30-12:00
Yolanda Rivera-Castillo, University of Alabama: Hiatus resolution and
representation of Spanish glides
12:00-12:30
James Harris, MIT: High vocoids in Spanish syllables

Pragmatics.

02:30-03:00
David Pujante S�nchez, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain: Estudio de la
estructura textual-pragm�tica de un discurso parlamentario
03:00-03:30
Scott Schwenter, The Ohio State University: Spanish connectives and
pragmatic implicatures
03:30-04:00
Silvia Genari, Brown University: Semantics and pragmatics of the Spanish
future tenses

Phonology/Morphology.

4:30-5:00
Alfonso Morales-Front, Laura Barker, Gorky Cruz, Georgetown University:
Strategies in the acquisition of L2-stress: From English to Spanish
5:00-5:30
Carlos Eduardo Pi�eros, Central Michigan University: Prosodic and segmental
unmarkedness in Spanish truncation
05:30-06:00
Timothy Face, The Ohio State University: The role of phonological structure
in the perception of Spanish stress


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1999

Syntax/Semantics.

09:00-09:30
Javier Guti�rrez-Rexach, The Ohio State University: Two types of
prepositional conditionals
09:30-10:00
Mar�a Jos� Gonz�lez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Emphatic
affirmation: The equivalence between 'ya' and 's� (que)'
10:00-10:30
Juan Mart�n, University of Toledo: Spanish weak determiners and theta-binding

Phonology/morphology.

11:00-11:30
Sonia Colina, Arizona State University: Diminutives in Peninsular Spanish
11:30-12:00
Eric Holt, University of South Carolina: Comparative OT dialectology:
Singular/plural alternations in Galician, Mirandese (Leonese) and Spanish


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1999

Phonetics.

09:00-09:30
Erik Willis, M. Bego�a Pedrosa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
An acoustic analysis of Spanish rhotics: Isolated words, text and
spontaneous conversation
09:30-10:00
Robert Hammond, Purdue University: The phonetic realization of /rr/ in
Spanish: An acoustic and perceptual analysis
10:00-10:30
Manuel D�az-Campos, The Ohio State University: The phonetic manifestation
of secondary stress in Spanish

Phonology/morphology.

11:00-11:30
Paola Dussias, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: The differential
status of functional elements and complements in Spanish-English
code-switching
11:30-12:00
MaryEllen Garc�a, University of Texas at San Antonio: Investigating
semantic convergence in a bilingual dialect
12:00-12:30
M�nica Prieto, Mar�a Basterrechea University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign: An acoustic study of intervocalic /b,d,g/ lenition in
Spanish across styles.



Cristina Sanz
Assistant Professor of Catalan & Spanish Applied Linguistics
Director, Intensive Spanish Program
Georgetown University
http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/sanzc
202-687-7213
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