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Message 1: Meeting of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics

Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 11:22:45 -0500 (EST)
From: a.bruyn <a.bruynlet.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Meeting of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics


Meeting of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
Short Title: SPCL January 2004 

Date: 09-Jan-2004 - 10-Jan-2004
Location: Boston, MA, United States of America
Contact: Marlyse Baptista
Contact Email: baptistaarches.uga.edu 
Meeting URL: http://www.english.uga.edu/~spcl/ 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 

Meeting Description:

The Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics will meet in Boston on
January 9-10, 2004, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the
Linguistic Society of America.

The call for papers and information about accommodation can be found
on the SPCL web site: http://www.english.uga.edu/~spcl/ 

Meeting of the SOCIETY FOR PIDGIN AND CREOLE LINGUISTICS (SPCL) 9-10
January 2004 (in conjunction with 78th Annual Meeting of the
Linguistic Society of America (LSA), 8-11 January 2004) 

Sheraton Boston Hotel and Towers, 
39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199, USA

PROGRAM

FRIDAY 9 January 2004

1: SUBSTRATE IN THE SURINAME CREOLES
9:00 - George L. Huttar (Nairobi Evangelical Grad Sch of Theology),
James Essegbey (Leiden U) & Felix Ameka (Leiden U): Suriname creole
semantic structures from West Africa: Gbe and other sources
9:30 - Bettina Migge (J.W. Goethe U): Modality in the creoles of
Suriname and Gbe: An assessment of similarities and differences

10:00 - 10:20 break

2A: SURINAME CONTINUED: SUBSTRATE & EARLY EVIDENCE
10:20 - Norval Smith (U Amsterdam): A case of creole substrate
allophony 350 years on
10:50 - Marvin Kramer: The late transfer of serial verb constructions
as stylistic variants in Saramaccan creole
11:20 - Margot van den Berg & Jacques Arends (U Amsterdam): A
complement to complementation in early Sranan and Saramaccan

2B: MORPHOSYNTAX I
10:20 - Daniel Chapuis (William Paterson U): Malagasy origins of the
paratactic possessive in the vernacular lects of R�union
10:50 - Fernanda Ferreira (Bridgewater State Coll): Pluralization
strategies in Cape Verdean Creole and Brazilian Portuguese: a
variationist approach
11:20 - Fernanda Pratas (U Nova de Lisboa): The pro-drop status:
evidence from Cape Verdean

11:50 - 2:00 break

3A: MORPHOSYNTAX II
2:00 - Stephanie Durrleman (U Geneva): The syntax of topics, foci &
interrogatives in Jamaican Creole
2:30 - Vanessa Armoogum (U Paris 8): Copula in Mauritian Creole
3:00 - Dany Adone (Heinrich Heine U): Creole passives
3:30 - Tonjes Veenstra (FU Berlin): Towards a cross-creole cartography
of subject clitics

3B: VARIETIES OF ENGLISH: DISCOURSE, FEATURES & CONNECTIONS
2:00 - Peter Snow (U California, Los Angeles): The use of ''bad''
language as a politeness strategy in a Panamanian Creole community
2:30 - Michael Aceto (East Carolina U): Kokoy: Dominica's third creole
language
3:00 - Fred Field (California State U, Northridge): Connections:
creoles and non-standard dialects

4:00 - 4:20 break

4: TRANSFER AND RESTRUCTURING
4:20 - Miriam Meyerhoff (U Edinburgh): To have and to hold: the
transfer of (in)alienable possession across linguistic domains
4:50 - Donald Winford (Ohio State U): Re-examining relexification in
creole formation

SATURDAY 10 January 2004

5: MORPHOLOGY
9:00 - Marlyse Baptista (U Georgia): A contrastive study of Cape
Verdean dialects: the properties of inflectional and derivational
morphology
9:30 - Anne-Marie Brousseau & Emmanuel Nikiema (U Toronto): Another
look at derivational morphology: new data from St. Lucian

10:00 - 10:20 break

6A: (NON)INSTANCES OF PIDGINIZATION/CREOLIZATION
10:20 - Armin Schwegler (U California, Irvine): (Afro-)Cuban Palo
Monte ritual language: a creole?
10:50 - St�phane Goyette: A pidgin past for Proto-Germanic?
11:20 - Manuel Diaz-Campos & Clancy Clements (Indiana U): Mainland
Spanish colonies and creole genesis: the Afro-Venezuelan area
revisited

6B: PHONOLOGY
10:20 - Rocky R. Meade (U West Indies, Mona): Toward a reanalysis of
sub-segmental feature representation
10:50 - Emmanuel Nikiema & Anne-Marie Brousseau (U Toronto):
Phonological relatedness and word final consonants in St. Lucian

11:50 - 2:00 break

7A: TENSE - ASPECT - MODALITY
2:00 - Yolanda Rivera Castillo, Nicholas Faraclas & Don Walicek (U
Puerto Rico): No exception to the rule: the tense-aspect-modality
system of Papiamentu reconsidered
2:30 - Tara Sanchez (U Pennsylvania): Use of the progressive morpheme
in the spoken Papiamento of Aruba
3:00 - Jack Sidnell (U Toronto / Northwestern U) & James A. Walker
(York U): Tense and aspect in Bequia

7B: CREOLES IN CONTACT
2:00 - Elizabeth Grace Winkler (U Arizona): Structural borrowing in
Limonese Creole English
2:30 - Ana Josefa Cardoso (U Aberta): Some effects of the contact
between Capeverdean as the mother tongue and Portuguese as the
official language

3:30-3:50 break

8A: SOCIOLINGUISTIC CONTEXTS
3:50 - Tom Klingler & Nathalie Dajko (Tulane U): Vestigial French in
three Louisiana parishes
4:20 - G. Tucker Childs (Portland State U): The creativity of a
pidgin: the South African varieties Isicamtho and Tsotsitaal
4:50 - Sarah Roberts (Stanford U): The significance of the urban
context to the formation of Hawaiian Creole

8B: VARIETIES OF MALAY
3:50 - Peter Bakker (Aarhus U): Bazaar Malay and Baba Malay: is there
a connection?
4:20 - Ian Smith & Scott Paauw (York U): Sri Lanka Malay: creole or
convert?

7:30 - SPCL Banquet
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