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  1. Caroline Wiltshire, Romance Language Sociolinguistics/SLA: LSRL 30 program

Message 1: Romance Language Sociolinguistics/SLA: LSRL 30 program

Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 09:02:05 -0500
From: Caroline Wiltshire <>
Subject: Romance Language Sociolinguistics/SLA: LSRL 30 program

Announcing the program for LSRL 30:
the Thirtieth Annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages 
with Parasession on Romance Language Sociolinguistics and SLA

February 24-27, 2000
The University of Florida, Gainesville

For up-to-date information on the program, travel, and accommodation, and 
for a printable registration form, visit:

Thursday, February 24, 2000, 8-9:30 pm
Outreach lectures: (held on the UF Campus, admission free)
	Dr. D. Gary Miller, Univ. of Florida, "The Death of French in 
		Medieval England" & 
	Dr. William C. Calin, Univ. of Florida, "Obscene Anglo-Norman in a 
		Central French Mouth: How Reynard the Fox Tricks Isengrin 
		the Wolf and Why It Is Important"

Friday, February 25, 2000

9:30-10:40 am Plenary speaker: Dr. John M. Lipski, Univ. of New Mexico
	" `Almost' Spanish from Lingua Franca to `Gringo lingo'"

Syntax I
Cedric Boeckx, Penka Stateva, & Arthur Stepaniov, Univ. of Connecticut, 
	"Presuppositions, Optional Movement, and French Wh-in situ"
Anne Abeille & Danielle Godard, Universit� Paris 7, "Weakness or Liteness? 
	Remarks on a Class of French Adverbs"

Parasession: Sociolinguistics I
Paola E. Dussias, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "On the Relationship
	between Comprehension and Production Data in Codeswitching"
J. Clancy Clements, Indiana Univ., "Word Order Shift and Natural L2
 Acquisition in a Portuguese Creole Language"

Phonology I
Carlos-Eduardo Pi�eros, Univ. of Iowa, "Surface Identity and Ternary 
	Scales	in Spanish Voicing Assimilation"
Travis Bradley, The Pennsylvania State Univ., "On the Distribution of 
	Rhotics in Iberian Romance Languages"
Tha�s Crist�faro-Silva, Federal Univ. Minas Gerais/Kings College London, 
	"Branching Onsets in Brazilian Portuguese"

Parasession: Sociolinguistics II
David Heap, The Univ. of Western Ontario, "Morphological Complexity 
	and Spanish Object Clitic Variation"
Rena Torres Cacoullos, Univ. of Florida, "Intensive 'le' Usage in Mexican 
Manuel D�az-Campos, The Ohio State Univ., Universidad Central de 
	Venezuela, "The Pluralization of Haber in Venezuelan Spanish: 
	A Sociolinguistic Change in Real Time"

Syntax II
Enrique Mallen, Texas A&M Univ., "On the Distribution of Restrictive 
	vs. Nonrestrictive Adjectives"
Marcello Modesto, Univ. of Southern California, "Pronominal Variables 
	and the Pro-Drop parameter"
Acrisio Pires, Univ. of Maryland at College Park, "Obligatory Control Pro 
	as NP Movement in Portuguese"

Parasession: Sociolinguistics III
Barbara E. Bullock, The Pennsylvania State Univ., "Constraining the 
	Vagaries of Glide Distribution in Varieties of French"
Jeffrey T. Reeder, Sonoma State Univ., " Spanish /R/ in Radio Broadcasts"
Jorge E. Porras, Sonoma State Univ., "Phonemic Merger and Graphemic 
	Choice: The Case of Spanish Yeismo"

5:00-6:10 Plenary speaker:	Dr. Mar�a Luisa Rivero, Univ. of Ottawa
	"On Impersonal SE in Romance and Slavic, and Semantic Variation"

6:30-8:00 pm 	Reception, Keene Faculty Center, Univ. of Florida
8:00-8:30	Business Meeting, Keene Faculty Center, UF

Saturday, February 26, 2000

M. Irene Moyna, Univ. of Florida, "Can we make head or tail of 
	Spanish Endocentric Compounds?"
John Charles Smith, Univ. of Oxford, "Harmonic Alignment, Local 
	Conjunction, and Past Participle Agreement in Friulian"
Daniela Isac, Universit� de Qu�bec � Montreal, "Accusative Clitics
	in Romance"

Erik W. Willis, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Acoustic Evidence 
	for the Spanish Imperative Intonation: Pitch Accent Range and 
Timothy L. Face, The Ohio State Univ., "A Phonological Analysis of Rising 
	Pitch Accents in Castilian Spanish"
Maria J. Maza, Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne, "Ambiguity and Laxness 
	Vowel Harmony in Granada Spanish"

Parasession: SLA I 
Aafke Hulk, Univ. of Amsterdam, "Bilingual Acquisition: A Bridge between
	L1 and L2?"
Joyce Bruhn de Garavito, The Univ. of Western Ontario, "Early and Late 
	Bilinguals and the Acquisition of Dative Clitic Doubling"
Jeffrey Steele, McGill Univ., "Interlanguage Development, Markedness, and 
	Ultimate Attainment: Is L2 Acquisition Really Rundamentally Different?"

Syntax III
Christina Tortora, Univ. of Michigan, "Object Clitic Placement of Romance: the
	Case of an Italian Dialect"
Karlos Arregi, MIT, "How the Spanish Verb Works"			
Judy B. Bernstein, Syracuse Univ., "Patterns of Grammatical Variation across 
	Dialects of Walloon"

Phonology II
Mary Ellen Scullen, Univ. of Maryland at College Park, "TETU Effects in an OT 
	Analysis of French Reduplication"
Sonia Colina, Arizona State Univ., "Diminutives in Peninsular Spanish"
Jean-Pierre Montreuil, Univ. of Texas at Austin, "Optimal Allomorphs of the
	Gascon Definite Article"

Parasession: SLA II
Maritza Bell-Corrales, Univ. of Florida, "The Role of Negative Feedback in 
	Second Language Instruction"
Doug Demo, Georgetown Univ., "Acquiring Interactional Competence: The 
	Role of Discourse Analysis in SLA Research"
Bruce Anderson, Indiana Univ., "Adjective Position and Interpretation in L1 
	and L2 French talks" 

2:00-3:10 pm Plenary speaker: Dr. Bernard Tranel, UC-Irvine, 
	"Local conjunction, suppletion, and exception in Italian and French

Telmo M�ia, Univ. de Lisboa, "Temporal Location of Events and the
 Distribution of the Romance Counterparts of since-Adverbials"
Scott Schwenter, The Ohio State Univ., "Discourse Context and Meaning Change 
	in Progress: Spanish casi"

Phonology III 
James Harris, MIT, "High Vocoids in Spanish Syllables"
Monica Prieto, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "The Hiatus-Diphthong
 Contrast in Spanish: an Acoustic Study"

Parasession: SLA III
Larry LaFond, Univ. of South Carolina, Rachel Hayes, Univ. of Arizona, &
Rakesh Bhatt, Univ. of South Carolina, "Constraint Demotion and Null Subjects 
 in Spanish L2 Acquisition"
Randall Gess, Univ. of Utah, & Julia Herschensohn, Univ. of Washington,
 "Shifting the DP Parameter: a Study of Anglophone French L2ers"

Syntax IV
Jean-Marie Marandin, CNRS/Universit� Paris 7, "Unaccusative Behavior in
Sarah Cummins, Universit� Laval, "Unaccusitivity and the Impersonal
 Construction of French"

Phonology IV
Haike Jacobs, Univ. of Nijmegen/ Free Univ. of Amsterdam, "The Emergence of 
	Quantity-Sensitivity in Latin: Iambic Shortening and Secondary Stress"
Dylan Herrick, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz, "Catalan Phonology - Cluster 
	Simplification and Nasal Place Assimilation"

Parasession: SLA IV
Nuria Sagarra, The Univ. of New Mexico,"The Role of Syntactic Modifications
 on L2 Oral Comprehension"
Timothy Face & Manuel Diaz, The Ohio State Univ., "L2 Acquisition of Spanish
	Stress Perception: Beyond Acoustic Cues"
7:00pm	Banquet: Arredondo Room, Reitz Union
9:00pm	Party: Arrendondo Room, Reitz Union

Sunday, February 27, 2000

Semantics/Syntax I 
Raffaella Folli, Univ. of Oxford, "Causative/Inchoative Alternations in
Javier Guti�rrez-Rexach, The Ohio State Univ., "Root Exclamatives at the 
	Syntax/Semantics Interface"

Syntax V
Rodrigo Gutierrez-Bravo, Univ. of California, Stanta Cruz, "Word Order
 Variation and Intonation in Spanish and English: An OT Account"
Monique Dufresne, Queen's Univ./UQUAM, Fernande Dupuis, UQUAM, & Mireille 
	Tremblay, Queen's Univ., "External Factors and Change Theory"

Semantics/Syntax II
Elisabeth Villalta, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, "A Comparative Semantics 
	for the Subjunctive Mood in Spanish"
Claudia Brovetto, Georgetown Univ., "The Future Imperative of Andean Spanish"
Jenny Doetjes, Utrecht Univ., & Johan Rooryck, Leiden Univ., "Quantity and 
	Quality Agree"

History of Romance Linguistics
W. Leo Wetzels, Free Univ. of Amsterdam, "Syllable Weight and Main Stress 
	in Brazilian Portuguese Main Verbs"
D. Eric Holt, Univ. of South Carolina, "The Articulator Group, Liquid
 Geometry, and Spanish Phonology"
Jos� Ignacio Hualde, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Intonation in
 Spanish and the other Ibero-Romance languages: Overview and status 

Alternate speakers: Main Sessions
Syntax:	Cedric Boeckx, Univ. of Connecticut, "Complex Inversion in the 
	Light of a Minimalist Program"
Semantics/Syntax: Cristina Schmitt, Michigan State Univ., 
 "Syntactic constraints on access to lexical structure: 
 the case of ficar" 
Phonology: Anna Cardinaletti, U of Venezia, Giuliana Giusti, U of Venezia, & 
Lori Repetti, SUNY Stony Brook, "The Phonology and Syntax of Piacentine 
 Subject Clitics"

Alternate Speakers: Parasession
SLA: 		Juana Liceras, Terhi Salomaa-Robertson, Caroline Mongeon, 
		Amparo L�zaro & Susana Varo, Univ. of Ottawa, "On the 
		Morphosyntactic Nature of `los catacongresos': Are There L1 
		Effects in L2 Compounding?"
SLA: 		Marisol Fern�ndez-Garc�a & Asunci�n Mart�nez-Arbelaiz, 
 Michigan State Univ., "The Role of Type of Task and Task 
 Difficulty in Computer-mediated Negotiation"

Sponsors at UF:
	Office of Research, Technology, and Graduate Education	
	The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
	Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
 	Program in Linguistics
 	English Language Institute

Questions? Contact: 
	Caroline Wiltshire ( 
	Jean Casagrande ( 
	Juanita Casagrande ( 
or	Joaquim Camps (
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