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Mon Mar 20 2006

Confs: Austronesian/General Ling/Hsinchu, Taiwan

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        1.    Hui-chuan Huang, 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association

Message 1: 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Date: 18-Mar-2006
From: Hui-chuan Huang <hcjhuangmx.nthu.edu.tw>
Subject: 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association

13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Short Title: AFLA XIII

Date: 24-Mar-2006 - 26-Mar-2006
Location: Hsinchu, Taiwan
Contact: Henry Yungli Chang
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ling.nthu.edu.tw/afla13

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Austronesian

Meeting Description:

The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association will be held in Taiwan, jointly sponsored by the Graduate Institute of Linguistics of National Tsing Hua University and the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica. This is the first time for AFLA to be held in a place where a number of Austronesian languages are still actively spoken. We invite submissions of abstracts in any area of Austronesian linguistics. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes, with 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

Program of AFLA13
March 24-26, 2006

March 24 (Friday)
08:30~9:00 Registration
09:00~9:10 Welcoming Speech
09:10~10:10 Chair: Chin-chuan Cheng
Keynote Speech: Edward Keenan (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)Voice and UTAH in Malagasy

10:10~10:30 Coffee Break

Session 1: Syntax
Chair: Chinfa Lien
10:30~11:00 Edith Aldridge (Northwestern University, USA)
Against Case Agreement in Tagalog

11:00~11:30 Jonathon Herd (University of Toronto, Canada)
Revisiting Polynesian Pseudo Noun-Incorporation: Root Modification and Other Problems

11:30~12:00 Jason A. J. Jackson (University of Hawaii, USA)
Some Basics of Selayarese Pronominal Clitics

12:00~13:30 Lunch

Session 2: Phonology
Chair: John Ohala
13:30~14:00 Chun-Mei Chen (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Lexical Stress and Postlexical Accent in Paiwan

14:00~14:30 Yu-an Lu (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
UM Infixation and OCP Effect in Austronesian Languages

14:30~15:00 Shih-chi Stella Yeh (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Schwa Reduction and Consonant Clusters in Central Amis

15:00~15:20 Coffee Break

Session 3: Syntax
Chair: Der-Hwa Victoria Rau
15:20~15:50 Mark Donohue (Monash University, Australia)
Nonverbal Clause Order in a Verb-Initial Language

15:50~16:20 Fuhui Hsieh and Shuanfan Huang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Emotion and Affect in Four Formosan Languages

16:20~16:30 (Short Break)

Session 4: Syntax
Chair: Feng-fu Tsao
16:30~17:00 Christina Ting-Ting Hsu (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Resultative Construction in Squliq Atayal

17:00~17:30 Bill Palmer and Dunstan Brown (University of Surrey, UK)
Heads in Oceanic Indirect Possession

March 25 (Saturday)
08:30~09:10 Registration
09:10~10:10 Chair: James Tai
Keynote Speech: Paul Jen-kuei Li (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Austronesian Numeral Systems

10:10~10:30 Coffee Break

Session 5: Syntax
Chair: Lillian M. Huang
10:30~11:00 Daniel Kaufman* and Ileana Paul**
(Cornell University, USA* and University of Western Ontario, Canada**)
Sluicing in Tagalog

11:00~11:30 Paul Law (ZAS, Germany)
Some Syntactic and Semantic Properties of the Existential Construction in Malagasy

11:30~12:00 Catherine Macdonald (University of Toronto, Canada)
Morphosyntax of Tongan Personal Pronouns

12:00~13:30 Lunch

Session 6: Syntax
Chair: Marie Meili Yeh
13:30~14:00 Dimitris Ntelitheos (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)Nominalizations as (Reduced) Headless Relative Clauses

14:00~14:30 Li-May Sung and Shuping Huang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Split Intransitivity in Kavalan

14:30~15:00 Joachim Sabel (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
The Postverbal Order of Nominal Arguments in Malagasy

15:00~15:20 Coffee Break

Session 7: Phonetics
Chair: Chiu-yu Tseng
15:20~15:50 Chia-jung Ho and Wen-yu Chiang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
The Study of Phonetics-Phonology Interaction in the Vowel System of Kavalan

15:50~16:20 Phanintra Teeranon (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
The Influence of Initial Consonant on the Intrinsic Pitch of High and Low Vowels in the Malay Dialect Spoken in Pathumthani Province, Thailand

16:20~16:30 (Short Break)

Session 8: Syntax
Chair: Ying-chin Lin
16:30~17:00 Malcolm Ross (The Australian National University, Australia)
The Argument Structure of Non-Actor Voice Clauses in Formosan and Other Philippine-Type Languages

17:00~17:30 Elizabeth Zeitoun* and Lillian Huang**
(Academia Sinica, Taiwan* and National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan**)
Nominalization in Formosan Languages

18:30~20:30 Banquet

March 26th (Sunday)
09:00~09:30 Registration

09:30~10:15 Chair: Lily I-wen Su
Kuang Mei (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Temporal Referential Marking Across Formosan Languages

10:15~10:30 Coffee Break

10:30~12:00 Chair: Shuanfan Huang
10:30~11:15 Isabelle Bril (LACITO-CNRS, Paris)
From Coordinators to Pragmatic Hierarchy and Subordination

11:15~12:00 Henry Yungli Chang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
Syntax-Semantics Mismatch and Complex Predicate Formation in Formosan Languages

12:00~13:30 Lunch

13:30~15:00 Chair: Tzong-Hong Jonah Lin
13:30~14:15 Lisa deMena Travis (McGill University, Canada)
Wh-extraction through an Austronesian lens

14:15~15:00 Sandra Chung (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
Possessors and Definiteness Effects in Two Austronesian Languages

15:00~15:15 Coffee Break

15:15~16:45 Chair: Li-May Sung
15:15~16:00 Norvin Richards (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)Some notes on Tagalog prosody and Tagalog syntax

16:00~16:45 Dylan Wei-Tien Tsai (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)Self and Only: A Comparative Study of Reflexive Adverbials in Squliq Atayal and Mandarin Chinese

16:45 Business Meeting

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