LINGUIST List 14.871

Tue Mar 25 2003

Confs: General Linguistics, NC USA

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  1. makitaka, UNC-Chapel Hill Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Message 1: UNC-Chapel Hill Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 10:21:00 +0000
From: makitaka <>
Subject: UNC-Chapel Hill Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Univeristy of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Date: 05-APR-03 - 05-APR-03
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, United States of America
Contact: Maki Takahashi
Contact Email: 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 

Meeting Description:

The annual UNC-Chapel Hill Spring Linguistics Colloquium for the year
2003 to be held on April 05. The keynote speaker this year is
Dr. Kyle Johnson from University of Massachusetts Amherst. Speakers
are invited to present papers on any topic in Theoretical Linguistics
and Applied Linguistics. 

The 2003 Linguistics Colloquium

Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Toy Lounge, 4th Floor Dey Hall

Keynote Speaker: Kyle Johnson, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Guest Speaker: Andy Wedel, University of California at Santa Cruz

8:45	 Breakfast

9:15	 Acquisition of the mora in Japanese children 
 Maki Takahashi, UNC-CH and Reiko Mazuka, Duke University 

9:45	 The lexical and compositional semantics of noun compounds
 Mark Arehart, University of Michigan 

10:15	 Medical vernacularization in 14th century England- the rising 
 prestige of the English language
	 Kara VanDam, UNC-CH 

11:00	 Emergence of Nominal Agreement in Spanish Early Grammar 
	 Gilda M. Socarras, Georgetown University

11:30 Andy Wedel, University of California at Santa Cruz

12:30 - 2:15	Lunch Break

2:15	 Statal and Dynamic Aspectuality in Gothic
	 Elisa Pollack, UNC-CH 

2:45	 Tide and tied: Perception of the Scottish Vowel Length Rule 
	 Kathleen Currie Hall, UNC-CH 

3:15 	 Isomorphism between Parameters of Aspect and Properties of Matter
	 Laura Janda, UNC-CH 

4:00	 Focus Projections and Islands 
 Kyle Johnson, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

This event funded at least in part by Student Fees which were
appropriated and dispersed by the Student Government at UNC-Chapel
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