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Message 1: Jordanstown Linguistics Days

Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 10:24:22 +0100
From: Alison Henry <AM.Henryulst.ac.uk>
Subject: Jordanstown Linguistics Days

The Annual Jordanstown Linguistics Days at University of Ulster at 
Jordanstown will take place on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th 
April. This is an informal conference at which faculty and 
postgraduate students from University of Ulster and neighbouring 
institutions present talks on their current work. Everyone is 
welcome to attend and there is no registration fee. This year, in 
addition to the general session, there is a day devoted to Linguistic 
Theory when linguists working in Ireland on Syntax, Morphology, 
Phonology and Language Acquisition Theory will be talking about 
their current research.


Thurs 26 April 
University of Ulster at Jordanstown 
Session 1: Room 12 G04 


10.05 Maria O'Neill (UUJ) 
Children with Downs Syndrome: usage of grammatical 
morphemes 


10.30 Jill Titterington (UUJ/BCH) 
An Investigation into the relationship between auditory memory 
function and spoken language development in cochlear implanted 
children 


10.55 Coffee

Session 2: 3E03 


11.15 Shi Xu (UUJ) 
Aspects of discourse 


11.40 Nicola Schmidt-Renfree (UUJ) 
Language and Power relations 


12.05 Pauline Irving and Alison Henry (UUJ) 
The impact of local dialect in counselling 


12.30 Bronagh Blaney (UUJ) 
Intelligibility in Friedrich's Ataxia 


12.50 Lunch break 


Session 3: 12G04 

2.00 Alison Henry and Cathy Finlay (UUJ) 
What Belfast children tell us about language acquisition: 'seen' , 
'done' and the past tense acquisition debate 


2.25 Catrin Rhys (UUJ) 
Interlocutor discourse practices in response to the word finding 
problems of an Alzheimer's patient 


2.50 Marian Browne (UCD) Aspects of Traveller English 

3.15 Lindsay Klimacka (UUJ) 
Listening to deaf speech: does experience count? 

 


Parasession on Theoretical Linguistics 

Friday 27 April

Room: 17E25 


11.00-11.30 Arrive/Coffee 


11.30 Eithne Guilfoyle (IADT-DL) 
	 Issues in the acquisition of Irish 


11.55 Cathal Doherty (UCD) 
	 Relative pronouns in Modern Irish 


12.20 Lunch 


1.45 Sile Harrington (IADT-DL/Trinity) 
 	 Verb Forms in early Irish 


2.10 Paolo Acquaviva (UCD) 
	 Irish prepositional agreement 
	 and autonomous morphology 


2.35 Clodagh Lynam (UCD) 
 Verbal agreement with 
 conjoined subjects in Old 
 English. 


3.00 Alison Henry (UUJ) 
 Transitive expletives and 
 floating associates in Belfast 
 English 


3.25 Martin Kraemer (UUJ) 
	 Affix vowels in Fula vowel harmony 


3.50 Siobhan Cottell 
 Operator movement and the existence of VP-clefts 

 

4.15 Coffee/Discussion of plans for future meetings




Professor Alison Henry
Linguistics section
School of Psychology and Communication
University of Ulster at Jordanstown
Newtownabbey
BT37 0QB
N Ireland
Tel (+44)(0)2890-366544
Fax (+44)(0)2890-368251

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