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LINGUIST List 20.1561

Thu Apr 23 2009

Confs: General Linguistics, Austronesian/UK

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        1.    Peter Sells, 4th Austronesian Languages and Linguistics Conference

Message 1: 4th Austronesian Languages and Linguistics Conference
Date: 23-Apr-2009
From: Peter Sells <ukarg1gmail.com>
Subject: 4th Austronesian Languages and Linguistics Conference
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4th Austronesian Languages and Linguistics Conference
Short Title: ALL4


Date: 17-Jun-2009 - 18-Jun-2009
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Peter Sells
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.soas.ac.uk/linguistics/events/all4/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Austronesian

Meeting Description:

The UK Austronesian Research Group (UKARG) is pleased to announce the 4th Conference on Austronesian Languages and Linguistics (ALL4), to be held on Wednesday 17 June and Thursday 18 June in the Khalili Lecture Theatre at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and Linguistics conference.

4th Conference on Austronesian Languages and Linguistics
School Of Oriental and African Studies

Programme

Day 1 - Wednesday 17th June 2009

9.00
Ileana Paul, University Of Western Ontario
Wide-Scoping Bare Nouns in Malagasy

9.30
Hazel Pearson, Harvard University
A Semantics for the Fijian Comparative

10.00
Bethwyn Evans, Australian National University
How Many Foci? The Linguistic Encoding of Focus in Marovo

10.30
Break

11.00
Peter Sells, SOAS, London
Dimensions of Syntactic Analysis in Toba Batak

11.30
Bill Palmer, University Of Newcastle
External Objects and Phrasal Incorporation: Two Apparent Typologically
Unusual Phenomena in Oceanic

12.00
Justin Nuger, UC Santa Cruz
The Position of Aspect in the Palauan VP

12.30
Suriel Mofu, Oxford University
Biak Nominal Clauses

13.00
LUNCH

14.30
Mary Chambers, SOAS, London
Where Am I Standing and Which Way Is Up?

15.00
Shuping Huang & Jenn-Yeu Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Topological Spatial Representations in Isbukun Bunun

15.30
Radu Voica, SOAS, London
How Far Can We Go South? Absolute Frames Of Reference and Spatial
Orientation in Blanga

16.00
Kerry Hull, Reitaku University
Conceptual Proximity and the Alienable/Inalienable Possessive Contrast
In Polynesian Languages

16.30
Break

17.00 Invited Speaker
I Wayan Arka, Australian National University
Causativisation without Causative Morphemes in Indonesian

Day 2 - Thursday 18th June 2009


9.00
Berthold Crysmann, Bonn University, Germany
Case and Agreement in Nias and the Notion of Subject

9.30
Jeremy Rafal, CUNY, The Graduate Center
Clitic Doubling As a Trigger for Object Shift in Ilokano: Evidence from Ellipsis

10.00
David Adger, Daniel Harbour, Oystein Nilsen & 'Oiwi Parker Jones
Queen Mary, University Of London & Oxford University
Obligatory Double Objects in Hawaiian

10.30
Break

11.00
Sebastian Nordhoff, Universiteit Van Amsterdam
Multi-Verb-Constructions in Sri Lanka Malay

11.30
Melanie Owens, Stanford University
Austronesian Serial Verbs, and Serial Verb Terminology, in the Typology of Serialization

12.00
David Gil, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
On the Position of Mentawai in a Typology of Austronesian Voice Systems

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Shu-Yi Lin, National Taiwan Normal University
Reconstruction of Negative Morphemes in Formosan Languages

14.30
Peter Budd, SOAS, London
Negation and Actuality in the Epi Languages of Central Vanuatu

15.00
Oliver Bond & Mary Chambers, SOAS, London
Irreality and Negation in the New Georgia Linkage

15.30
Break

16.00
Peter Slomanson, City University of New York
Discourse Culture Shift and Camouflaged Diachrony in a Malay Contact Variety

16.30
Thomas Conners, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
Standard Vs. Peripheral Javanese Dialects: Which Is the Real Outlier?

17.00
Scott Paauw, University of Rochester
Verbal Aspect in the Malay Contact Varieties of Eastern Indonesia


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