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Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 09:00:10 -0800
From: bls <blssocrates.berkeley.edu>
Subject: General Ling:BLS 26 Program


		THE 26TH ANNUAL MEETINGS OF THE BERKELEY LINGUISTICS SOCIETY
					
					370 DWINELLE HALL
			(LEVEL G/7TH FLOOR OF OFFICE SIDE OF BUILDING)
				UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
			http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/BLS

					FEBRUARY 18-21, 2000


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2000

SPECIAL SESSION: SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS OF THE INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES OF THE
AMERICAS

8:30	COFFEE

9:00	INVITED SPEAKER: 	EMMON BACH, 
				UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST
BREAK

10:00	Multiple Antipassives in Halkomelem Salish
	Donna B. Gerdts, Simon Fraser University
	Thomas E. Hukari, University of Victoria
10:30	The semantics of the Salishan suffix *an/n'ak
	Mercedes Q. Hinkson, Simon Fraser University
11:00	Complex Predicates in Tsafiki
	Connie Dickinson, University of Oregon

LUNCH

12:30	Argument Structure of Klamath Bipartite Stems
	Scott DeLancey, University of Oregon
1:00	Word Order and Inverse Voice in Isthmus Mixe
	Julia Dieterman, University of Texas at Arlington
1:30	Aspectual classes and non-agentive morphosyntax in Lowland Chontal
	Loretta O'Connor, University of California, Santa Barbara
2:00	Demonstrative words in Passamaquoddy
	Eve Ng, State University of New York at Buffalo
2:30	INVITED SPEAKER: 	MARIANNE MITHUN 
				UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
BREAK

3:30	Coordination, clitic placement, and prosody in Zapotec
	George Aaron Broadwell, State University of New York at Albany
4:00	Grammaticalization of Olutec motion verbs under areal contact
	Roberto Zavala, University of Oregon
4:30	Multiple Movement and Wh-in-situ in Inuktitut
	Carrie Gillon, University of British Columbia
5:00	INVITED SPEAKER: 	JERRY SADOCK
				UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO


SATURDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2000

8:30	COFFEE

SESSION I: ASPECT
9:00	INVITED SPEAKER: 	MANFRED KRIFKA
				UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN
BREAK

10:00	Happening gradually
	Christopher Pinon, Universitat Dusseldorf
10:30	Event underspecification and aspect marking in Thai
	Jean-Pierre Koenig and Nuttanart Muansuwan, State University of New York
at Buffalo
11:00	Event Structure vs. Phasal Structure and Quasi-Discourse Relations
	Patrick Caudal and Laurent Roussarie, University of Paris 7

LUNCH 

SESSION II: SYNTAX
12:30 	On the topicalizing nature of multiple left-dislocations
	Eugenia Casielles, Wayne State University
1:00 	Markedness and Pronoun Incorporation
	Han-Jung Lee, Stanford University
1:30 	Syntactically-based lexical decomposition: the case of climb revisited
	Jaume Mateu Fontanals, Universitat Aut�noma de Barcelona
2:00 	The go (Particle) and Verb constructions in English
	Anatol Stefanowitsch, Rice University
2:30	INVITED SPEAKER: 	ELLEN PRINCE
				UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
BREAK

SESSION III: PHONOLOGY
3:30	Probability in phonological generalizations: modeling optional French
final consonants
	Benjamin K. Bergen, UC Berkeley and ICSI
4:00	Sonority-Driven Reduction
	Katherine M. Crosswhite, University of Rochester
4:30	Prominence, Augmentation, and Neutralization in Phonology
	Jennifer Smith, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
5:00	Re-examining default-to-opposite stress
	Matthew K. Gordon, University of California, Santa Barbara
5:30	Yaka nasal harmony: spreading or segmental correspondence?
	Rachel Walker, University of Southern California
6:00	Describing Syncretism: Rules of referral after fifteen years
	Arnold Zwicky, Stanford University

ALTERNATE
	Laryngeal Neutralization in Lezghi
	Alan C. L. Yu, University of California, Berkeley


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2000

8:30	COFFEE

SESSION I: ASPECT 
9:00	INVITED SPEAKER: 	ANGELIKA KRATZER
				UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST
BREAK

10:00	Imperfective Aspect and Event Participants in English, Chinese,
Korean and Japanese
	Juliet Wai-hong Du, University of Texas at Austin
10:30	From Imperfective to Progressive via Relative Present
	Elena Maslova, University of Bielefeld
11:00	Between perfective and past: Preterits in Turkic and Nakh-Daghestanian
	Sergei Tatevosov, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics,
Moscow State 
	University

LUNCH

SESSION II: PHONETICS
12:30	Compensatory lengthening without moras: A study in phonologization
	Darya Kavitskaya and Jonathan Barnes, University of California, Berkeley
1:00	Trace of F2 peaks as a quantitative descriptor of aspiration
	Hansang Park, University of Texas at Austin
1:30	What is /l/?
	Joshua Guenter, University of California, Berkeley
2:00	On the accented/unaccented distinction in western Basque 
	and the typology of accentual systems
	Jos� Ignacio Hualde, Rajka Smiljanic and Jennifer Cole, University of
Illinois
2:30	INVITED SPEAKER: 	SHERMAN WILCOX
				UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
BREAK

SESSION III: SEMANTICS
3:30	The Need for the Resultative Network
	Cristiano Broccias, University of Pavia
4:00	A cognitive account of the English meronymic "by" phrase
	Monica Corston-Oliver, University of California, Berkeley
4:30	Referential Properties of Factive and Interrogative Complements 
	Indicate their Semantics
	Michael Hegarty, Louisiana State University
5:00	The Distribution of Raising Constructions in French
	Michel Achard, Rice University	
5:30	INVITED SPEAKER: 	MICHAEL TOMASELLO
				MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY AT LEIPZIG

ALTERNATE
	Vowel quality and voice quality correlations: A laryngeal account of their
origins
	Graham Thurgood, California State University, Fresno


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2000

8:30	COFFEE

SESSION I: ASPECT
9:00	INVITED SPEAKER: 	BETH LEVIN
				STANFORD UNIVERSITY 
BREAK

10:00	The semantics of Russian aspect: Accounting for the uses of the
imperfective
	Esther Wood, University of California, Berkeley
10:30	Grammatical and Lexical Aspect in Guyanese Creole
	Jack Sidnell, Northwestern University

SESSION II: HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS 
11:00	Historical Development of Reported Speech in Chinese
	Jya-Lin Hwang, University of Hawaii, Manoa
11:30	Gesture, Lexical Words, and Grammar: Grammaticization Processes in ASL
	Barbara Shaffer, University of New Mexico

LUNCH

SESSION III: SOCIOLINGUISTICS
1:00	Absolute and Relative Scalar Particles in Spanish and Hindi
	Scott Schwenter and Shravan Vasishth, Ohio State University
1:30	Relation between gaze, head nodding and aizuti at a Japanese company
meeting
	Polly Szatrowski, University of Minnesota
2:00	The Korean Modal Marker keyss Revisited: 
	A Marker of Achieved State of Intersubjectivity
	Kyung-Hee Suh, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
	Kyu-hyun Kim, Kyung Hee University
2:30	Distributed (and Dissolved) Pragmatics 
	Kazuhiko Fukushima, Kansai Gaidai University
	
3:00	INVITED SPEAKER: 	WALT WOLFRAM
				NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY 

ALTERNATE
	An Auto-Optimal Theory of Grammar: Disjunctive Agreement in Yasin Burushaski 
	Gregory D.S. Anderson and Randall H. Eggert, University of Chicago



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