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LINGUIST List 17.1377

Thu May 04 2006

Confs: Finno-Ugric Ling/Toronto, Canada

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Message 1: 15th Conference of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada
Date: 02-May-2006
From: Zita McRobbie-Utasi <mcrobbiesfu.ca>
Subject: 15th Conference of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada



15th Conference of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada

Date: 29-May-2006 - 30-May-2006
Location: Toronto, Canada
Contact: Zita McRobbie
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://vpacademic.yorku.ca/fusac/general_info.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Fifteenth Conference of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada will be held on May 29-30, 2006, at York University in Toronto, Canada, in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. Papers are welcome in all areas of Finno-Ugric research, such as anthropology, archaeology, folklore, history, linguistics, literature, music, paleo-archeology, etc.

Announcements with regard to the conference will be posted at
http://vpacademic.yorku.ca/fusac/general_info.html

PROGRAM
The Fifteenth Conference of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada
April 29-30, 2006, York University in Toronto, Canada

May 28 ALL DAY
Registration

6:00
Opening Reception of the exhibit Boundary Crossings from Finland
7:30
CONCERT: Vox Finlandiae Chamber Choir, pianist Heidi Saario and soprano Karen Davidson

May 29
VARI HALL 3006

8:30-8:50
Katarzyna Wojan
Gdansk University, Poland
The analysis of homonymic community of Finnish and Russian language

8:50-9:10
Peter Brown
Rhode Island College, U.S.A.
The inter-penetration of Finno-Ugric and Russian economic vocabulary in Northern and Central Russia by the 1600s

9:10-9:30
Nikolai Butylov
Mordovian Regional Finno-Ugrian Social Fund Cooperation, Russian Federation, Republic of Mordovia
Mordovian-German language contacts

9:30-10:00
Coffee break

10:00-10:45
Keynote Presentation: Gyula Décsy
Indiana University, U.S.A.
The Finno-Ugric segment of the European Union

10:45-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:20 Gerson Klumpp
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany
Differential object marking in Komi Dialects

11:20-11:40
Peep Nemvalts
Tallinn University, Estonia
Case marking of objects, subjects and predicatives in Estonian syntax-semantics interface (with special reference to Swedish Estonian)

11:40-12:00
Tiiu Salasoo
Roseville, N.S.W., Australia
Marking Estonian Substantives - How does it start?

12:00-1:30
Lunch Meeting: Round Table Discussion
Finno-Ugric(Uralic) Studies in North America and Worldwide

2:00-2:40
Keynote Presentation: Ilse Lehiste
Ohio State University, U.S.A.
Finno-Ugric prosody project

2:40-3:00
James Blevins
University of Cambridge, U.K.
Prosodic and implicational structure in Estonian inflectional paradigms

3:00-3:20
Marianne Bakró-Nagy
Institute of Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Phonetically motivated sound changes in Ugric (excrescent and metathesis)

3:20-3:50
Coffee break

3:50-4:10
Börje Vähämäki
University of Toronto
Finnish literature as Northern literature

4:10-4:30
Amedeo Di Francesco
Instituto Universitario Orientale, Naples, Italy
TBA

4:30-5:00
Matthew Caples
Indiana University, U.S.A.
The activities of the Finno-Ugrianculture committee between the two world wars

6:00
Reception for FUSAC by the VP Academic, York University

6:30
Dinner

8:00
Social Program

May 30
VARI HALL 1005

8:30 - 8:50
Nina Timofeyeva
Mari State University, Russian Federation, Republic of Mari El
The system of expressive means and stylistic devices in a Mari fairy tale

8:50 - 9:10
Nicolas Osipov
Mari State University, Russian Federation, Republic of Mari El
Syntactical stylistic abilities in Mari fairy tales

9:10 - 9:30
Coffee break

9:30 - 9:50
Mikael Svonni
Umeå University, Sweden
The history of Ume Sámi - a new approach

9:50 - 10:10
Andrea Amft
Umeå University, Sweden
Sami storytelling: Using humor as a means for solving and avoiding social conflict

10:10 - 10:30
Zita McRobbie-Utasi
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Acoustic correlates of Skolt Saami vowel contrasts

10:30 - 10:50
Coffee break

10:50 - 11:10
Gábor Zaicz
Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary
The age of Volgan Finno-Ugrians?

11:10 - 11:30
Michele (Terray) Tibbs
University of Georgia
Russian loanwords as internationalisms in the Balto-Finnic region

11:30 - 1:30
Lunch

1:30 -1:50
Beatrix Oszko
Institute of Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
On the history of the Hungarian syllable

1:50 - 2:10
Les Zsoldos
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Vowel harmony in the speech of Hungarian-English bilinguals

2:10 - 2:30
Coffee break

2:30 - 2:50
Tatyana Devyatkina
Saransk Cooperative Institute, Russian Federation, Mordovian Republic
Cosmogonic notions in Mordvinian mythology

2:50 - 3:10
Brent McKenzie
University of Western Ontario, Canada
Human beliefs and values on changing service expectations in
Estonia

3:10 - 3:30
Natalia Glukhova
Mari State University, Russian Federation, Republic of Mari El
The dynamics of a Mari woman's changing system of values in the 20th century

3:30 - 4:00
Coffee break

4:00 - 5:00
GENERAL MEETING

5:00
PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION

6:30
Dinner

8:00
Klaus Härö's Mother of Mine (Äideistä parhain): Finland's entry in the category of best foreign film in the Oscar competition (110 minutes)

NOTE: this is a Preliminary Program: Check for update at
http://vpacademic.yorku.ca/fusac/general_info.html


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