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Message 1: Berkeley Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, CA USA

Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 00:22:02 +0000
From: bls <blssocrates.berkeley.edu>
Subject: Berkeley Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, CA USA


29th Berkeley Linguistics Society Annual Meeting

Location: Berkeley, CA, United States of America
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.
				
Second and Updated Announcement for the 29th Annual Meeting of the
Berkeley Linguistics Society

The Berkeley Linguistics Society is pleased to announce its 29th
Annual Meeting, to be held February 14-17, 2003, in Dwinelle Hall
370. 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:

Attendees should report to Dwinelle Hall 370 to obtain registration
materials and other information.

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 

Registration can also be paid during the conference, in Dwinelle 370.

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) 
Knowledge of perceptual similarity and narrow lexical override

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) 
Interpretive preferences and optimality in morphosyntax

***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) 
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR LANGUAGE ALONE! The Status Agenda in Corpus
Planning for Modernization
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