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LINGUIST List 16.2420

Sun Aug 21 2005

Confs: General Linguistics/Oxford, United Kingdom

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        1.    Anna McNay, Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

Message 1: Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference
Date: 16-Aug-2005
From: Anna McNay <anna.mcnayst-hildas.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference
Short Title: LingO

Date: 23-Sep-2005 - 24-Sep-2005
Location: Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
Contact: Anna McNay
Contact Email: anna.mcnayst-hildas.ox.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/events/lingo

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the first ever Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate
Conference - LingO - will take place at the University of Oxford, Mansfield
College, on 23rd-24th September 2005. The purpose of the conference is to
provide postgraduates with an opportunity to present their research.

There will be 12 talks per day grouped into two parallel sessions. Each talk
will be allocated 45 minutes: 30 minutes for the presentation, 10 minutes for
the discussion and 5 minutes overruning/moving session.

Coffee breaks are scheduled between the talks.

Nigel Fabb is our invited guest speaker. The lecture (the topic is yet to be
confirmed) will be given in the evening of the first conference day followed by
a formal dinner in Mansfield college.


1A Clitics, Parsing Strategies and the Left-Periphery: a Dynamic Syntax Account
of Clitic Placement
Miriam Bouzouita, King's College, London

2A Information Structure, Argument Structure and Non-Configurationality in
Ben Braithwaite, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

3A Information Structure at the Phase Level
Anna McNay, University of Oxford

4A Problems in the Left Periphery of Hungarian Non-Finite Clauses
Krisztina Szecsenyi, ELTE Budapest

5A Head Deletion and Ellipsis
Kirsten Gengel, University of Stuttgart

6A Prepositional Numerals and Distance Distributivity
Stella Gryllia, University of Leiden

7A On the Syntax-Semantics Interface in Romance LSP Passive
V Carolin Patzelt, University of Siegen

8A Parenthetical and-Clauses
Yordanka Kavalova, University College London

9A The Rise of Verb Initial Word Order in Old Irish: a Minimalist Account of the
Development of Head Movement
Glenda Newton, University of Cambridge

10A The Anaphor-Agreement Effect and Visibility Hitoshi Shiraki, University
College London 11A On the Relevance of Unambiguous Argument Identification
Judith M. Kainhofer, University of Salzburg

12A Sloppy Identity and VP-Ellipsis in English and Arabic
Maha Kolko, Reading University


1B On the Phonetic Characteristics of Implosives in a Southern China Dialect Cun
Xi, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2B Where have the Japanese Velar Glides Gone?
Gabor Pinter, Kobe University

3B Statistical versus Linguistic Automatic Segmentation: Confrontation and
Christophe Pimm, Universite de Toulouse-le-Mirail

4B Not in Latine or French or any other Language than English?
Michel Paradis, University of Oxford

5B The Regulation of Language in Call Centre Service Transactions
Anna Kristina Hultgren, University of Oxford

6B Language Variation in North-East England : /h/-dropping in Sunderland Lourdes
Burbano-Elizondo, University of Sheffield

7B The Empowered Emanuenses: A Computer-mediated Ethnography of two CMC Channels
among Self-Appointed Editors of a Collaboratively-Authored English Slang Dictionary
John A. Damaso, Queen Mary, University of London

8B Decline of Speech in Two Types of Dementia
Christina Knels, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

9B Japanese Discourse Markers and the Communication of Emotions - Linguistic
Semantics and Pragmatic Inference
Ryoko Sasamoto, University of Salford

10B The TIME PASSING IS MOTION Metaphor in Mandarin Chinese
John C Y Chang, University of Cambridge

11B Developmental Differences in the Use of Deixis by Children from 3 to 9 plus
13-year olds
Mehmet Ozcan, Middle East Technical University

12B Don't Panic! The Disfluency Guide to Gaze and Behaviour in the Map Task Galaxy
Hannele Nicholson, University of Edinburgh


1. Individual differences in second language acquisition
Mohsen Mobaraki, Durham

2. The effects of the organization of vocabulary entries in Distributed
Morphology as seen in terms of verb classification in Modern Greek Alexandra
Galani, York

3. Non-native speakers proficiency of English intonation
Yu Jiang, Durham

4. Vowel sandhi phenomena in North eastern Catalan
Elisenda Campmany, Barcelona

5. What's in a case
Pavel Grashchenkov, Moscow

6. Neighbourhood density and the phonetic realisation of English function words
Rachel Baker, Cambridge

7. The Syntax of the Bi comparative Construction in Mandarin Hsiu-Ju
Sally Chung

8. Questions and relevant Parameters in a Simulation of Recursive Grammars
Joseph Eddy, Edinburgh

9. Discourse, Axiology and Anaphora
Przemyslaw Zywiczynski and Tomasz Fojt, Torun, Poland

10. Americanisms in British English
Oxford Group

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