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LINGUIST List 18.2704

Mon Sep 17 2007

Confs: General Linguistics/USA

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        1.    Anastasia Smirnova, 5th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics

Message 1: 5th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics
Date: 16-Sep-2007
From: Anastasia Smirnova <smirnovaling.ohio-state.edu>
Subject: 5th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics
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5th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics

Date: 29-Sep-2007 - 29-Sep-2007
Location: Columbus, OH, USA
Contact: Anastasia Smirnova
Contact Email: smirnovaling.ohio-state.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 5th Graduate Colloquium of Slavic Linguistics is an annual meeting of
graduate students in Slavic Linguistics organized by the Department of Slavic
and East European Languages and Literatures at the Ohio State University. The
Colloquium promotes the study of Slavic Linguistics by providing graduate
students with opportunities to exchange research ideas, establish research
connections, and investigate possibilities for collaboration with students from
different academic institutions.

5th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics
September 29th, 2007

The Ohio State University
George Wells Knight House
104 East 15th Avenue
Columbus OH 43201


Coffee and social mingling:
9:00 - 9:30

Opening Remarks:
9:35 - 9:45 a.m.

Panel 1:
Socio and contact linguistics - Borrowings into Russian (9:45 - 11:15 a.m.)

Chair: Spencer Robinson

9:45 - 10:15:
Miriam Whiting, The Ohio State University. Business names in Tomsk

10:15 - 10:45:
Svitlana Antonyuk-Yudina, SUNY at Stony Brook. Russian Loanword Phonology: A
Phonetic Account

10:45 - 11:15:
Susan Vdovichenko, The Ohio State University. English loanwords in Contemporary
Standard Russian and their place in the study of historical linguistics

11: 15 - 11:30 a.m.

Panel 2:
Syntax and Semantics (11:30 - 1:30 p.m.)

Chair: Oxana Skorniakova

11:30 - 12:00:
Irina Agafonova, Michigan State University. ''(A)symmetric Conjunctions as
(Non-)Anaphoric Pro-forms''

12:00 - 12:30:
Andrei Antonenko, SUNY at Stony Brook. Indicative-Subjunctive Distinction in
Russian and its Consequences for Long-Distance Scrambling

12:30 - 1:00:
Vedrana Mihalicek, The Ohio State University. The ordering of wh words in
multiple wh extractions in Serbo-Croatian

1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Panel 3:
Slavic in the context of Balkan Linguistics (2:15 - 3:45 p.m.)

Chair: Anastasia Smirnova

2:15 - 2:45:
Monica-Alexandrina Irimia, University of Toronto. Asking questions in Romanian

2:45 - 3:15:
Angelo Costanzo, The Ohio State University. The role of language contact in the
expansion of a Romanian conjugational (sub-)class

3:15 - 3:45:
Matthew Curtis, The Ohio State University. Evidence for Albanian imposition on
Macedonian and Montenegrin dialects

3:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Panel 4:
Historical Linguistics (4:00 - 6:00 p.m.)

Chair: Matthew Curtis

4:00 - 4:30:
Andrew Dombrowski, University of Chicago. Ancient Dialect Continua and the Old
North Russian Dialect

4:30 - 5:00:
Andrew J. Kier, The Ohio State University. Four Non-Canonical Prayers in a South
Slavic Trebnik (Hilandar HM.SMS 378)

5:00 - 5:30:
Josh Pennington, The Ohio State University. Chewing on the BCS future

Closing Remarks:
D. Collins, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, OSU

6:00 p. m.

Anastasia Smirnova (smirnovaling.ohio-state.edu); Matthew Curtis

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