LINGUIST List 16.360

Sat Feb 05 2005

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        1.    Nuria Yanez-Bouza, 14th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics at Manchester (UK)

Message 1: 14th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics at Manchester (UK)

Date: 03-Feb-2005
From: Nuria Yanez-Bouza <>
Subject: 14th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics at Manchester (UK)

14th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics at Manchester (UK)

Date: 04-Mar-2005 - 04-Mar-2005
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact: Nuria Yanez-Bouza
Contact Email:
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

14th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics at the University of Manchester

Friday 4th March 2005, 9.00am-5.30pm in the Coupland 3 Building at The University of

contact email:

contact address:
14th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics at Manchester
Department of Linguistics and English Language
School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL

The University of Manchester,
Coupland Building 3, LG 9 & LG 10

8.30 Registration and welcoming

(1) Mark McConville, Edinburgh
Inheritance and the categorial lexicon
(2) Christiana Themistocleous, Manchester
Diglossia in Cyprus: Investigation in the domain of the internet

(3) Robert Truswell, UCL
Strong islands and phases at the interfaces
(4) Yuen-yi Sandy Lo, Manchester
A preliminary study of code-switching of the Manchester Chinese community

(5) Yicheng Wu, University of Edinburgh
How an anomalous construction becomes acceptable: A dynamic account

(6) Jenny Sia, Birkbeck College - London
Are you Bilingual?

10.30 Coffee/Tea Break

(7) Nuria García Ordiales, UCD
Cl2 in Asturian: A derivation by phase analysis
(8) Nodira Isamukhamedova, The Uzbek State World Languages University
Cognitive analysis in the assessment of the adequacy of literary translation (Evidence from English
- Russian - Uzbek translation)

(9) Lucy Carey, Durham
Structural narrative analysis: Assessing language abilities in autism

(10) Ziwei Huang, Nottingham
Evaluation of literary metaphor in Michèle Roberts' Playing Sardines - A text-world analytical

12 - 13 Lunch

Guest Speaker (Theatre C)
PROF. GEOFFREY LEECH, University of Lancaster

(11) Sandra Döring, Leipzig (Germany)
Parentheses in Modern German
(12) Arnaud Richard & Stephane Riou, University Paul Valéry, Montpellier 3 (France)
« Dopage du riche » versus « Dopage du pauvre » (« Rich's doping » versus « Poor's doping »)
Why does the language need to reflect a vision of the reality.

(13) Wei-chen Hsu, Essex
An OT perspective on second language phonology: Acquisition of English two-consonant word-
final clusters by Taiwanese learners
(14) Michael Camenzuli Chetcuti, Manchester
Language and Thought in Normal and Handicapped Children

15.00 Coffee/Tea Break

(15) Glenda Newton, Cambridge
The contribution of the Old Irish verbal system to the reconstruction of Proto-Indo-European
(16) Linet Frey, Cambridge
Mechanism of suppression - A central cognitive skill?

(17) Efthymios Sipetzis, Cambridge
Excursus in the evolution of the case system in Greek
(18) Lin Jiang, Essex
L2 acquisition of English 'pronominality' by Chinese speakers

(19) Miriam Bouzouita, King's College London
Object clitic placement in Medieval & Renaissance Spanish: A dynamic syntax account

(20) Maja Milicevic, Cambridge
Transfer of L1 morphology in L2 acquisition of verbal reflexives by English and Serbian learners of

(21) Tim Nisbet, Reading
Benefactives in Germanic
(22) Milja Djurkovic, Cambridge
L1 acquisition of the passive and impersonal in Serbian: Structural vs. frequency effects

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