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Thu Jan 13 2000

Confs: International Conf/ Word Order and Scrambling

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  1. Simin Karimi, International Conference on Word Order and Scrambling

Message 1: International Conference on Word Order and Scrambling

Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 18:18:19 -0700 (MST)
From: Simin Karimi <karimiU.Arizona.EDU>
Subject: International Conference on Word Order and Scrambling

		The Department of Linguistics
		 University of Arizona
		 is proud to announce an:

	International Conference on Word Order and Scrambling

		 University of Arizona
		 Tucson, Arizona
		 April 7-9, 2000

This conference will provide a venue for bringing together many of the
leading researchers on scrambling. It will contain syntactic and semantic
discussions of scrambling languages, as well as issues related to language
acquisition and language processing. Major scrambling languages, including
Hindi, German, Dutch, Japanese, Hungarian, Persian, Tamil, Turkish,
Russian and various Native American languages will be discussed. 

Invited Speakers:

John Bailyn		State University of New York at Stony Brook
Veneeta Dayal 		Rutgers University	
Angela Friederici 	Max Planck Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience,
			and University of Leipzig, Germany	
Kenneth Hale 		Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Helen de Hoop 		University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Eloise Jelinek 		University of Arizona
Simin Karimi		University of Arizona
Katalin E. Kiss 	Eotvus Lorand University, and Linguistic Institute
			of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Jaklin Kornfilt 	Syracuse University
Anoop Mahajan 		University of California at Los Angeles
Shigeru Miyagawa 	Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Yukio Otsu 		Keio University, Japan
Vaijayanthi Sarma 	Indian Institute of Technology, India
Irina Sekerina		Rutgers University
Mary Willie		University of Arizona
Ofelia Zepeda		University of Arizona

The proceedings of this conference will be published by Blackwell as part
of the EXPLAINING LINGUISTICS series. General Editor Terence Langendoen,
University of Arizona; Volume Editor: Simin Karimi, University of Arizona.

The conference will be held at the Windmill Hotel, St. Philip's Plaza,
Tucson, Arizona. (telephone: +1 520-577-0007; fax: +1 520-577-0045; internet:

This conference is supported by:
Blackwell Publishers and the following units of the University of Arizona:
Office of Vice President for Research; Office of the Dean of the College
of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona Foundation,
Cognitive Science Program, Department of Linguistics, Center for Middle
Eastern Studies, Office of the Dean of the College of Humanities.	
There will be no registration fee for attending the conference. A
detailed program listing the times and titles of the presentations will be
posted shortly on the following website
For further information, contact Simin Karimi (;
telephone: +1 520-621-5399; fax: +1 520-626-9014; regular mail: Department
of Linguistics, University of Arizona, PO Box 210028, Tucson AZ
85721-0028, USA).
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