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Message 1: Berkeley Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, CA USA

Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 23:12:12 +0000
From: bls <blssocrates.berkeley.edu>
Subject: Berkeley Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, CA USA


29th Berkeley Linguistics Society Annual Meeting

Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Date: 14-FEB-03 - 17-FEB-03

Web Site: http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/BLS/
Contact Person: Organizing Committee
Meeting Email: blssocrates.berkeley.edu
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics


Meeting Description: 

The conference will consist of a General Session, a Parasession and a
Special Session.
				
The Berkeley Linguistics Society is pleased to announce its 29th
Annual Meeting, to be held February 14-17, 2003. The conference will
consist of a General Session, a Parasession on the Phonetic Sources of
Phonological Patterns: Synchronic and Diachronic Explanations and a
Special Session on Minority and Diasporic Languages of Europe.
Invited speakers include Judith Aissen (UC Santa Cruz), Mark Hale
(Concordia University), Royal Skousen (Brigham Young Universty),
Arnold Zwicky (Stanford University), Juliette Blevins (UC Berkeley),
Donca Steriade (MIT), Charles Reiss (Concordia University), Julie
Auger (Indiana University), J. Clancy Clements (Indiana University)
and Joshua Fishman (Stanford University)

REGISTRATION:
http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/BLS

All attendees, including presenters, must register for the
meeting. For advance registration, we can accept only checks or money
orders drawn on US banks in US dollars, made payable to Berkeley
Linguistics Society.

Received in our office by February 2, 2003:	
 Students $20 	Non-students $40 
Received after February 2, 2003:		
 Students $25 	Non-students $55 

- SEND ADVANCE REGISTRATION--
 BLS29 Registration 
 University of California 
 Linguistics Department
 1203 Dwinelle Hall 
 Berkeley, CA 94720-2650

PROGRAM:
http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/BLS/program.html

***Friday 14, 2003***
12:30		Opening Remarks
- PARASESSION I--
1-2		
CHARLES REISS (Concordia University)
			TBA
2-2:30
Self-Organization and the Origin of Higher-Order Phonological Patterns
Andrew Wedel (UC Santa Cruz)

2:30-3
Correlating Consonant Confusability and Neural Responses: An MEG Study
MaryAnn Walter and Valentine Hacquard (MIT)

3-3:30
The Diachronic Influence of Perception: Experimental Evidence from Turkish
Jeff Mielke (Ohio State University)

3:45-4:45
ROYAL SKOUSEN (Brigham Young University)
Analogical Modeling: Exemplars, Rules and Quantum Computing
	
- MORPHOLOGY--
5-5:30
Morphologically Motivated Prosodic and Metrical Structures
Eun-Sook Kim (University of British Columbia)

5:30-6
Doubling and Denominal Verb Constructions: The Salish Evidence
Donna Gerdts (Simon Fraser University) 
and Thomas E. Hukari (University of Victoria)

6-6:30		
How Morphological Case Relates to Word Order Freedom
Thomas McFadden (University of Pennsylvania)

6:30-7
Georgian Verb Morphology: A Language Learner's Perspective
Olya Gurevich (UC Berkeley)
		
- PRAGMATICS and DISCOURSE-- 

5-5:30
I bet you think this paper is about 'you': Participant roles and 'you'
Randall Eggert (University of Utah)

5:30-6
Preemptive usage of N1 to yuu N2 in Japanese conversation: 
Psychological strategy to increase the distance between the hearer 
and the entity
Michiko Todokoro Buchanan (University of Minnesota)

6-6:30
*Most*: Frequency, semanticization and generalized conversational implicature
Mira Ariel (Tel Aviv University)

6:30-7
Patterns of Semantic Harmonization in English: The Case of *May Well*
Reijirou Shibasaki (UC Santa Barbara)

***Saturday 15, 2003***
9-10	
MARK HALE (Concordia University)
TBA

- HISTORICAL--
10-10:30	
Another Look at Australia as a Linguistic Area
Claire Bowern (Harvard University)

10:30-11
The causatives in Sun Hongkai's Anong: language death and rapid restructuring
Graham Thurgood (California State University, Chico)

11-11:30
Beyond Alienability: genitive constructions and 'nominal applicatives'
in Maco-Je and Tupi
Eduardo Rivail Ribeiro (University of Chicago/Federal University of Goias)

11:30-12
A Bipartite Verb Stem Outlier in Eurasia: Nakh-Daghestanian
Johanna Nichols (UC Berkeley)

- PSYCHOLINGUISTICS and LANGUAGE PROCESSING--
10-10:30	
Issues in Modeling Language Processing Analogically
David Eddington (University of New Mexico)

10:30-11	
Tone Processing and Left Hemisphere Specialization: Evidence from
Yalalag Zapotec
Heriberto Avelino (UCLA)

11-11:30
The Meanings of Consonants
Barbara Kelly (UC Santa Barbara and Lexicon Branding, Inc.), 
William Leben (Stanford University and Lexicon Branding, Inc.)
and Robert Cohen (Lexicon Branding, Inc.)

11:30-12
Lexical Representation in Korean: Evidence from the Tip of the Tongue
Phenomenon
Sunyoung Hong (University of Buffalo, The State University of New York)


- PARASESSION II--
1:30-2:30	
DONCA STERIADE (MIT)
TBA

2:30-3		
Phonetics and Phonology of Transparent Vowels in Hungarian
Stefan Benus (New York University)

3-3:30
The Phonetics-Phonology Mapping: Evidence from Hungarian Voicing Assimilation
Sylvia Blaho (Pazmany Peter Catholic University/Eotvos Lorand
University/University of Leiden)

3:30-4
Some Methodological Issues in Doing Phonetic Typology: Cantonese
contour tone revisited
Alan C. L. Yu (UC Berkeley/McGill University)
		
- SOCIOLINGUISTICS--
4:15-4:45
Linguistic Harmonization: The indexical use of honorifics and
sentence-final particles in Japanese
Makiko Takekuro (UC Berkeley)

4:45-5:15	
Establishing a Community of Practice on the Internet: Linguistic
Behavior of Online Japanese Communication
Yukiko Nishimura (University of California, Santa Barbara 
and Toyo Gakuen University)

5:15-5:45
A Study of the Speaking Fundamental Frequency Characteristics and
Perceived Pitch Characteristics of Black and White Women
Nicole Gaskins (UCLA)

- SYNTAX I--
4:15-4:45	
Quantity, Causality and Temporality in Non-Causal Change Constructions
in Italian and English
Cristiano Broccias (University of Genoa)

4:45-5:15	
Basque Multiple Questions
Youngmi Jeong (University of Maryland)

5:15-5:45
English Locative Inversion: Grammatical Interfaces and Constructions
Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University) 

6-7
JUDITH AISSEN (UC Santa Cruz)
TBA


***Sunday 16, 2003***
9-10
ARNOLD ZWICKY (Stanford University)
TBA

- PHONOLOGY--
10-10:30
Contrast and Phonological Activity in the Nez Perce Vowel System
Sara Mackenzie and B. Elan Dresher (University of Toronto)

10:30-11
Junctural and Parasitic Voicing in Burmese
Kenneth VanBik (UC Berkeley)

11-11:30
Definition of the Base
Anya Hogoboom (UC Santa Cruz)

11:30-12
Subsumption in Speech Recognition and Feature Theory
Moritz Neugebauer (University College Dublin)

- SYNTAX II--
10-10:30
Syntactic and Semantic Valence: Morphosyntactic Evidence from Minangkabau
Catherine Fortin (University of Michigan)

10:30-11
Condition C Effects and the Position of Adjuncts
Kayono Shiobara (University of British Columbia)

11-11:30
On the Syntactic Status of Left-Peripheral Adverbials in English
Benjamin Shaer (Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin)

11:30-12
On the Role of Argument Structure in Basque Morphosyntax
Cathryn Donohue (Stanford University)

- PARASESSION III--
1:30-2:30	
JULIETTE BLEVINS (UC Berkeley)
A Natural History of Antigemination

2:30-3
The Non-Neutralizing Nature of Hungarian Voicing Assimilation
Zoe Toft (SOAS) and Wouter Jansen (University of Groningen)

3-3:30
Positional Markedness as a By-Product of the Learning Situation: a simulation
Alexei Kochetov (Simon Fraser University/Haskins Laboratories)

3:30-4
Children's Unnatural Phonology
Eugene Buckley (University of Pennsylvania)

- SEMANTICS--
4:15-4:45	
WANT TO/WANNA: verbal polysemy versus constructional compositionality
Guillaume Desagulier (Universite Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux)

4:45-5:15
Conceptualizing the Salish World: Evidence from the Halkomelem Numeral
Classifier System
Donna Gerdts (Simon Fraser University) and 
Mercedes Q. Hinkson (Northwest Indian College)

5:15-5:45
Rethinking 'Thinking For Speaking'
Stephanie Pourcel (University of Durham)

5:45-6:15	
Constraints on Synaesthesia
Yoshikata Shibuya (University of Manchester) 
and Hajime Nozawa (Kyoto University)

- PHONETICS and PHONOLOGY--
4:15-4:45
Lexical Confusability and Degree of Coarticulation
Rebecca Scarborough (UCLA)

4:45-5:15
Syllabically Conditioned Perceptual Epenthesis
Baris Kabak and William Idsardi (University of Delaware)

5:15-5:45	
Variability and Constancy in the Articulation and Acoustics of Pima Coronals
Heriberto Avelino and Sahyang Kim (UCLA)

5:45-6:15
Shoshoni Verb Classes and the Perception of Aspiration
Dirk Elzinga	(Brigham Young University)

***Monday 17, 2003***
- SPECIAL SESSION I--
9-10		
J. CLANCY CLEMENTS (Indiana University)
Portuguese-based non-standard language varieties in Africa and Asia

10-10:30 
Rapid Case Loss as an Indicator of Dialect Death in Texas German
Hans C. Boas (University of Texas at Austin)

10:30-11
The Superstrate Role of English and the Substrate Role of Fongbe and
Portugese in Property Depictions in Saramaccan Creole
Marvin Kramer (Mendocino College)

11-11:30
Papiamentu: a creole with a dual lexifier
Jeffrey DesVerney (UC Berkeley)

11:30-12
Reduplication in Romance: An example from Cuban Spanish
Jenny Lederer (UC Berkeley)

- SPECIAL SESSION II--
1:30-2:30
JULIE AUGER (Indiana University)
Issues of authenticity, purity, and autonomy in minority languages:
What is 'real' Picard and who is an 'authentic' speaker?

2:30-3 	
Spatial Reference in an Endangered Romance Language: The Case of
Romansch
Raphael Berthele (Universitat Freibourg)

3-3:30
H-type Segments in Standard and Dialectal Hungarian
Sylvia Blaho and Szilard Szentgyorgyi (Pazmany Peter Catholic
University/Eotvos Lorand University/ University of Leiden/University
of Veszprem) 

3:30-4 
Nominal and Adjectival Roots in North Saami Verbs
Marit Julien (University of Tromso)

- SPECIAL SESSION III--
4:15-4:45	
Immigrant Russian: Factors in the restructuring of the aspectual
system under attrition
Asya Pereltsvaig (California State University, Long Beach)

4:45-5:15
The Carpatho-Rusyn Language Question and the Culture of Slavic Linguistics
Brian D. McHugh (Temple University)

5:15-5:45	
Linguistic Attitudes and Emerging Hyperdialectism in a Diglossic
Setting: young Cypriot Greeks on their language
Stavroula Tsiplakou (University of Cyprus)

5:45-6:45	
JOSHUA FISHMAN (Yeshiva University)
TBA			
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