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Message 1: Jordanstown Linguistics Day

Date: Fri, 12 Mar 1999 14:20:27 GMT
From: MJ.Ball <MJ.Ballulst.ac.uk>
Subject: Jordanstown Linguistics Day


The Linguistics Team of the School of Psychology and Communication at
the University of Ulster at Jordanstown are running a Linguistics Day
Conference on 26 April 1999; the program is given below.

All linguists are welcome: the conference fee is minimal, StgL 5.00 to
cover refreshments payable on the day. Lunch is available on campus at
attenders' cost. Accommodation is not supplied, but details of local
Guest Houses and Hotels are available from the organisers. Crash space
with staff members is also available on a 'first-come-first-served'
basis. Information on travelling to the University is also available
from the Organisers.

Please register with us for attendance by 20 April 1999: Prof Martin
J. Ball, Organiser JLD1, School of Psychology & Communication,
University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB,
Northern Ireland. Tel: +44 (0)1232 366649; Fax: +44 (0)1232
368251. E-mail: mj.ballulst.ac.uk

1st Jordanstown Linguistics Day
School of Psychology & Communication
University of Ulster, Monday 26 April 1999 - Main Hall

9.00 - 10.00		Registration

9.50 - 10.00		Opening remarks

Session 1: Phonetics & Phonology: Chair, John Wilson

10.00 - 10.20	Vowel description: An auditory or articulatory strategy?
		Martin Ball
10.20 - 10.40	Speech recognition and Acoustic Variability in Dysarthria 
		Bronagh Blaney
10.40 - 11.00	Northern Irish Intonation: testing the ToBI framework
		Orla Lowry
11.00 - 11.20	Question Session

11.20 - 11.35		Morning Coffee

Session 2: Sociolinguistics / Child Language: Chair, Catrin Rhys

11.35 - 11.55	Talking like a Man talking to a Woman: Language and Gender
		John Wilson
11.55 - 12.15	Constructing a feminist identity: The influence of interactional 
partners
		Karyn Stapleton
12.15 - 12.35	Methodology of the Belfast Child Language Project
		Cathy Finlay
12.35 - 12.45	Question Session

12.45 - 1.45		Lunch

Session 3: Syntax: Chair, Shi-Xu

1.45 - 2.05	Argument structure and the coverb in Chinese
		Catrin Rhys
2.05 - 2.25	Specific Language Impairment and the Extended Optional Infinitive Stage 			
Karen Brunger
2.25 - 2.45	Why human languages need syntax
		Alison Henry
2.45 - 2.55	Question Session

2.55 - 3.10		Afternoon Tea

Session 4: Semantics and Pragmatics / Child Language: Chair, Alison Henry

3.10 - 3.30	Linguistics as Metaphor
		Shi-Xu
3.30 - 3.50	Responses to thanks as a strategy of facework
		Nicola Schmidt-Renfree
3.50 - 4.10	On the 'Acquisition of Irish' project
		Sile Harrington
4.10 - 4.20	Question Session

4.20 - 4.30		Closing Remarks: Prof. Martin Ball, Organiser
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