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Confs: High Desert Student Conference

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Message 1: High Desert Student Conference

Date: Sat, 06 Feb 1999 03:20:24 -0700
From: Jordan Lachler <lachlerunm.edu>
Subject: High Desert Student Conference

 HDLS-2
 Second Annual High Desert Student Conference in Linguistics
 Albuquerque, New Mexico
 March 26-28, 1999

The abstracts for all the talks at this year's conference can be found on
the HDLS website at:

	http://www.unm.edu/~hdls/hdls-2/schedule.html

Information on attending the conference can be obtained from us via e-mail.
 Drop us a line at: hdlsunm.edu

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Jordan Lachler
lachlerunm.edu
President, HIGH DESERT LINGUISTICS SOCIETY

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FRIDAY, March 26th

8:30-9:15 REGISTRATION

9:15-9:30 WELCOME ADDRESS

930-1000	
Image Schema Blending and the Construal of Events: A Cross-Linguistic
Account of GO-AND-V
Anatol Stefanowitsch, Rice University

1000-1030	
English and Spanish Conjunctive Predicates
Ivo Sanchez, University of California, Santa Barbara

1030-1100	
A Synchronic Study of 'have to' and 'got to' with Diachronic Implications
Dawn Nordquist, University of New Mexico

1100-1115 BREAK

1115-1145	
Wyandot Phonology: Recovering the Sound System of an Extinct Language
Craig Kopris, State University of New York at Buffalo

1145-1215	
Monastic and Natural Sign Language: A New Look
Dan Parvaz, University of New Mexico

1215-1245	
Fluid French Boundaries in Louisiana
Megan E. Melanon, Louisiana State University

1245-200 LUNCH

200-300 	
Interaction and Grammar: Transitivity and Argument Structure in Conversation
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sandy Thompson, University of California, Santa Barbara

300-315 BREAK

315-345	
On Managing Sign Complexity in Sign Language Recognition
Christian Vogler and Dimitris Metaxas, U of Penn

345-415	
Multilingual Lexical Representation: Structure-Sharing versus Micro-Features
Carole Tiberius, ITRI, University of Brighton

415-430 BREAK

430-500	
English to American Sign Language Machine Translation of Weather Reports
Angus B. Grieve-Smith, University of New Mexico

500-530	
Using Multiple Machine Translation Packages to Produce "Averaged" Results
Dan Tappan, Computing Reasearch laboratory, New Mexico State University


SATURDAY, March 27

930-1000	
Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives on Negative Modals in ASL,
Barbara Shaffer, University of New Mexico

1000-1030	
Where is the Spanish 'go' Progressive Going? Frequency Constraints on the
Pace of Grammaticization
Rena Torres Cacoullos, University of New Mexico

1030-1100	
The Aspectual System of Chiyao
Alfred J. Matiki, University of New Mexico

1100-1115 BREAK

1115-1145	
Grammaticization of the Direct Object marker 'o' in Written Japanese: A
Discourse-Based Study
Misumi Sadler, University of Arizona

1145-1215	
On the Subjectification of Japanese Connective 'tara'
Sono Takano Hayes, Carnegie Mellon University, and Rumiko Shinzato,
Georgia Institute of Technology

1215-1230 BREAK

1230-100	
The Consequences of Token Frequency, Transitional Probablility, and
Non-Random Distributions of Lexical Segments: A Causal Explanation for
Word-Boundary Palatalization Phenomena in English
Nathan Bush, University of New Mexico

100-130	
The Role of Alternating Phonetic Environments and Word Frequency in the
Development of Latin F- in Spanish
Esther L. Brown, University of New Mexico

130-230 LUNCH

230-300	
Semantic-Pragmatic Account for Dative-Subject Construction in	Japanese
Kyoko Masuda, University of Arizona

300-330	
Transitivity and Viewpoint in Japanese Giving and Receiving Verbs
Soichi Kozai, University of Hawaii

330-345 BREAK

345-415	
The Continuity of "Agreement": From Pre-Linguistic Action Gestures to ASL
Verbs
Shannon Casey, University of California, San Diego

415-445	
A Survey of Distributed Pronominal Affix Systems
Jordan Lachler, University of New Mexico

415-430 BREAK

430-500	
Personal Pronouns in Chinese and English 
GU Gang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

500-530	
Address Forms in Chinese and their Interactional Functions
YANG Jun, University of Arizona

SUNDAY, March 28th

930-1000	
Parataxis in Old English: Evidence from Translation
K. Aaron Smith, University of New Mexico

1000-1030	
An Analysis of Passive Constructions in Thai
Unchalee Singnoi, University of Oregon

1030-1045 BREAK

1045-1115	
The Psychological Reality of 'which' Constructions
Catie Berkenfield, University of New Mexico

1115-1145	
The Emergence of Inflection: The Case of Spanish -y in 'soy', 'doy','voy',
'estoy'
Myriam Eguia, University of New Mexico

1145-1200 BREAK

1200-1230	
Focus and Quotative 'like': A Necessary Dichotomy?
Andrew Tistadt, University of New Mexico

1230-100	
Lavender Languages, Pink Triangles and a Rainbow Flag: Male Sexual
Orientation and English Color Term Usage
Paul J. Weiss and Robert Hahn, University of New Mexico
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