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Tue Sep 08 2009

Confs: Afroasiatic, Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics/Australia

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Message 1: 1st Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics
Date: 04-Sep-2009
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Subject: 1st Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics
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Date: 04-Sep-2009
From: Ghil'ad Zuckermann <gzuq.edu.au>
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1st Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics
Short Title: AWAAL


Date: 11-Sep-2009 - 13-Sep-2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Contact: Ghil'ad Zuckermann
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.new.facebook.com/event.php?eid=54566669862

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic

Meeting Description:

The First Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics (AWAAL), The
University of Queensland, 11-13 September 2009

An international first Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics (AWAAL). All disciplines welcome. Papers – by established scholars and promising graduate students from all over the globe (e.g. Australia, Cameroon, Canada, Eritrea, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Poland, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States) – will analyse languages and cultures belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family, e.g. Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, Omotic, Chadic and Semitic.

Location:
(1) Friday: State Library of Queensland, Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank (Brisbane); (2) Saturday-Sunday: Great Court, The University of Queensland, St Lucia (Brisbane); Queensland, Australia (Driving distance from Byron Bay, Montville, Noosa and Sunshine Coast, Fraser Island, Stradbroke Island, Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast...)

The University of Queensland, an outstanding institution for higher learning belonging to the prestigious Group of Eight, has been home to prominent scholars and linguists such as Georges Perec, Eric Partridge and Rodney Huddleston.




The First International Conference of Forays (as in 'Ventures') < Four As < AAAA <
Australian Afro-Asiatic Association

Conference Programme

Friday, 11 September 2009:

Venue: Star Cruise Jetty, Near the Large White Ferris Wheel, Near QPAC, South Bank (Brisbane):

910-1400: South Bank to Moreton Bay Brisbane river boat trip - a 60 km return
Voyage past some of Brisbane’s prime real estate, historical Newstead House, Fort
Lytton and the new extended port of Brisbane. Morning tea included.

Venue: the Breezeway Stage, Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF), State Library of
Queensland, Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank (Brisbane):
Http://Maps.Google.Com/Maps?F=Q&Hl=En&Q=StatE+Library+of+Queensland%2c+Brisbane%2c+Australia+4101

1430: AWAAL Registration

1530: Opening Ceremony:
Welcome to Country by Acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the Land (By Michael Williams, Member of the Gooreng Gooreng Aboriginal Community, Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit); Greetings by Professor Paul Greenfield, Vice-Chancellor and President of theUniversity of Queensland; Brief Speeches by Professor Richard Fotheringham, Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts; Professor Alfredo Martínez-Expósito, Head, School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies; And Professor Fawwaz Mohammad Al-Rashed Al-Abed Al-Haq, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Al Al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan, Representing AWAAL Presenters Singing, Playing and Dancing by Ermias Gebremariam, Awet Mlash, Nardos Zerihun, Senayt Mebrahtu, Powerful Tenor Raffaele Pierno, Heather Lee (Soprano) and Kim Cunio, Australia's Leading Composer And Interpreter of Sacred Traditional Music.

Other Attending Guests Will Include:
Professor Deborah Terry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic);
Professor Joanne Tompkins, Head, School of English, Media Studies And Art History; Professor Peter Cryle, Director, Centre For the History of European Discourses; Georgiana Poulter, Director, Institute of Modern Languages;
Professor Ian Hunter, Australian Professorial Fellow; Professor David Trigger, Anthropologist; Nick Xynias Ao Bem, Honorary President, Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland; and Professor Max Braendle, Executive Board Member of the Australian Council for Europe

1640: Panel:
Stop, Revive, Survive!: Lessons from the Middle East Applicable to the Revival of No-Longer Spoken Aboriginal Languages

Panelists Will Include Eve Fesl, Aboriginal Academic Leader; Faith Baisden,
Coordinator of the Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee; Michael
Williams, Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit;
Amareswar Galla, Leading Expert in Sustainable Heritage Development; And Ghil'ad
Zuckermann, Linguist.

Venue: Ahmets Restaurant, Shop 10, 164 Grey Street, South Bank (Brisbane):

1830:
Conference Dinner

Saturday, 12 September 2009:

Venue: Lecture Hall 207, Richards Building, Great Court, the University of Queensland, St Lucia (Brisbane):
http://www.uq.edu.au/maps/pdf/stluciamap.pdf

930:
Registration

10-13:
Overviews

Chair: Amareswar Galla

(1) 10-1030:
Yvonne Treis:
Overview of Omotic

(2) 1030-11:
Abdel El-Hankari:
Overview of Berber

11-1130:
Coffee Break

Chair:
Jason Jacobs

(3) 1130-12:
Yvonne Treis: Overview of Cushitic

(4) 12-1230:
Baruch Podolsky:
Overview of Semitic

(5) 1230-13:
Verna Rieschild:
Sociolinguistic Overview of Arabic

13-1415:
Lunch Break

1415-1715:
The Afro-Asiatic World

Cameroon and Jordan:
Chair: Georgiana Poulter

(6) 1415-1445: Prosper Djiafeua and Anne Le Guinio:
Challenges and Solutions in Implementing National Languages in Educational Institutions: The Case of Cameroon

(7) 1445-1515:
Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq and Amer Lahad Al-Masaeid:
Islam and Language Planning in the Arab World: the Case of Jordan

1515-1545:
Coffee Break

From Hebrew to Israeli:
Chair: Kim Cunio

(8) 1545-1615:
David Kummerow: Anaphora and Deixis in Tiberian Hebrew: Semantically Mapping the Case for a Distance-Neutral Demonstrative

(9) 1615-1645:
Baruch Podolsky:
Irregularities in Pronominal Suffixes in Modern Hebrew

(10) 1645-1715:
Ruvik Rosenthal: The Dilemma of Foreign Languages in Modern Hebrew

Venue: Outdoors, Corner of Harcourt Street and Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley / New Farm (Brisbane):

1830: QBE Riverfire: Pyrotechnic And Musical Extravaganza - Fireworks And F-111
Aeroplanes 'Dump and Burn' Show

Sunday, 13 September 2009:

Venue: Lecture Hall 207, Richards Building, Great Court, the University of Queensland, St Lucia (Brisbane):

9: Registration

930-13:
The Semitic World

Amharic and Arabic:
Chair: Verna Rieschild

(11) 930-10:
Girma Halefom and Tommi Leung:
Conditional Agreement and Feature Matrix in Amharic

(12) 10-1030:
Hagit Borer and Sarah Ouwayda:
Men and their Apples: Comments on Arabic Plurals

(13) 1030-11:
Their Al Barrag: Ordering Multiple Adjectives (On Hijazi Arabic, Australian English)

11-1130:
Coffee Break

Arabic:
Chair: Ilana Mushin

(14) 1130-12:
Abdullah Bin Towairesh:
Using Address Terms with Strangers in Riyadh

(15) 12-1230:
Sarah Ouwayda: Akala L-Waladu Tuffahata Akheehi –
Semitic Construct State Nominals: A Relational Analysis

(16) 1230-13:
Mohammad Ali Al-Zahrani:
Negative Particles in Hijazi Arabic

13-1430:
Lunch Break

1430-1730:
The Semitic World

Holy Scriptures:
Chair: Bruria Bergman

(17) 1430-15:
Uri Zur:
Pentateuch Verses Through the Perspective of the Aramaic Translation Targum Onqelos

(18) 15-1530:
Ed Conrad:
Looking at What the Prophets Saw (On Biblical Hebrew)

(19) 1530-16:
Sandy Habib:
The Concepts of Arabic Malak and English Angel: Are they the Same?

16-1630:
Coffee Break

Arabic and Applied Linguistics:
Chair: Michael Harrington

(20) 1630-17:
Salih Alzahrani:
Word Order and Agreement in Spoken Faify Arabic

(21) 17-1730:
Tariq Elyas:
Post 9/11 Impact on English Language Curricula in Saudi Arabia: Trends and Reform

1730-18:
Publication Plans and Concluding Remarks

Posters:

(22) Gabor Takacs:
Overview of Egyptian

(23) Ghil'ad Zuckermann:
Multiple Causation in Israeli, Somewhat Misleadingly a.k.a. 'Modern Hebrew'

(24) Tesfay Tewolde Yohannes:
Phonological and Lexical Correspondences in Proto-Semitic, Egyptian and Ethio-Eritrean Semitic Languages

(25) Alessandro Suzzi Valli:
Common Lexicon in the Saharan Linguistic and Cultural Complex: Body Parts

(26) Ariel Gutman:
Between Semantic and Syntactic Valency: The Case of the Zakho Neo-Aramaic Preterite Construction

(27) Bruria Bergman:
Syllabic Melodic Structure, Ever So Unique To Hebrew-Aramaic, in a Japanese Obon Song, as a Probable Hebrew-Aramaic Narrative

(28) Ephraim Nissan:
Asia at Both Ends: an Introduction to Etymythology, with a Response to Bergman

(29) Khalid Alhommady:
EFL Teachers' and Students' Perspectives on the Teaching of English Culture in Saudi Teachers' College

(30) Andrzej Zaborski:
On the Afro-Asiatic Family

(31) Abdelaziz Allati:
From Proto-Berber to Proto-Afro-Asiatic

(32) Sergio Baldi and Rudolf Leger:
Chadic Border Languages in the Middle Belt of Nigeria

(33) Rudolf Leger:
Overview of Chadic

An easy-to-fill registration form for both conference and dinner is available at:
Http://Uq.Academia.Edu/Ghiladzuckermann/Teaching

Selected papers will be published in a refereed volume in due course.

1st Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics
Short Title: AWAAL


Date: 11-Sep-2009 - 13-Sep-2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Contact: Ghil'ad Zuckermann
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.new.facebook.com/event.php?eid=54566669862

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic

Meeting Description:

The First Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics (AWAAL), The
University of Queensland, 11-13 September 2009

An international first Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics (AWAAL). All disciplines welcome. Papers – by established scholars and promising graduate students from all over the globe (e.g. Australia, Cameroon, Canada, Eritrea, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Poland, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States) – will analyse languages and cultures belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family, e.g. Egyptian, Berber, Cushitic, Omotic, Chadic and Semitic.

Location:
(1) Friday: State Library of Queensland, Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank (Brisbane); (2) Saturday-Sunday: Great Court, The University of Queensland, St Lucia (Brisbane); Queensland, Australia (Driving distance from Byron Bay, Montville, Noosa and Sunshine Coast, Fraser Island, Stradbroke Island, Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast...)

The University of Queensland, an outstanding institution for higher learning belonging to the prestigious Group of Eight, has been home to prominent scholars and linguists such as Georges Perec, Eric Partridge and Rodney Huddleston.




The First International Conference of Forays (as in 'Ventures') < Four As < AAAA <
Australian Afro-Asiatic Association

Conference Programme

Friday, 11 September 2009:

Venue: Star Cruise Jetty, Near the Large White Ferris Wheel, Near QPAC, South Bank (Brisbane):

910-1400: South Bank to Moreton Bay Brisbane river boat trip - a 60 km return
Voyage past some of Brisbane’s prime real estate, historical Newstead House, Fort
Lytton and the new extended port of Brisbane. Morning tea included.

Venue: the Breezeway Stage, Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF), State Library of
Queensland, Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank (Brisbane):
Http://Maps.Google.Com/Maps?F=Q&Hl=En&Q=StatE+Library+of+Queensland%2c+Brisbane%2c+Australia+4101

1430: AWAAL Registration

1530: Opening Ceremony:
Welcome to Country by Acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the Land (By Michael Williams, Member of the Gooreng Gooreng Aboriginal Community, Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit); Greetings by Professor Paul Greenfield, Vice-Chancellor and President of theUniversity of Queensland; Brief Speeches by Professor Richard Fotheringham, Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts; Professor Alfredo Martínez-Expósito, Head, School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies; And Professor Fawwaz Mohammad Al-Rashed Al-Abed Al-Haq, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Al Al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan, Representing AWAAL Presenters Singing, Playing and Dancing by Ermias Gebremariam, Awet Mlash, Nardos Zerihun, Senayt Mebrahtu, Powerful Tenor Raffaele Pierno, Heather Lee (Soprano) and Kim Cunio, Australia's Leading Composer And Interpreter of Sacred Traditional Music.

Other Attending Guests Will Include:
Professor Deborah Terry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic);
Professor Joanne Tompkins, Head, School of English, Media Studies And Art History; Professor Peter Cryle, Director, Centre For the History of European Discourses; Georgiana Poulter, Director, Institute of Modern Languages;
Professor Ian Hunter, Australian Professorial Fellow; Professor David Trigger, Anthropologist; Nick Xynias Ao Bem, Honorary President, Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland; and Professor Max Braendle, Executive Board Member of the Australian Council for Europe

1640: Panel:
Stop, Revive, Survive!: Lessons from the Middle East Applicable to the Revival of No-Longer Spoken Aboriginal Languages

Panelists Will Include Eve Fesl, Aboriginal Academic Leader; Faith Baisden,
Coordinator of the Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee; Michael
Williams, Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit;
Amareswar Galla, Leading Expert in Sustainable Heritage Development; And Ghil'ad
Zuckermann, Linguist.

Venue: Ahmets Restaurant, Shop 10, 164 Grey Street, South Bank (Brisbane):

1830:
Conference Dinner

Saturday, 12 September 2009:

Venue: Lecture Hall 207, Richards Building, Great Court, the University of Queensland, St Lucia (Brisbane):
http://www.uq.edu.au/maps/pdf/stluciamap.pdf

930:
Registration

10-13:
Overviews

Chair: Amareswar Galla

(1) 10-1030:
Yvonne Treis:
Overview of Omotic

(2) 1030-11:
Abdel El-Hankari:
Overview of Berber

11-1130:
Coffee Break

Chair:
Jason Jacobs

(3) 1130-12:
Yvonne Treis: Overview of Cushitic

(4) 12-1230:
Baruch Podolsky:
Overview of Semitic

(5) 1230-13:
Verna Rieschild:
Sociolinguistic Overview of Arabic

13-1415:
Lunch Break

1415-1715:
The Afro-Asiatic World

Cameroon and Jordan:
Chair: Georgiana Poulter

(6) 1415-1445: Prosper Djiafeua and Anne Le Guinio:
Challenges and Solutions in Implementing National Languages in Educational Institutions: The Case of Cameroon

(7) 1445-1515:
Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq and Amer Lahad Al-Masaeid:
Islam and Language Planning in the Arab World: the Case of Jordan

1515-1545:
Coffee Break

From Hebrew to Israeli:
Chair: Kim Cunio

(8) 1545-1615:
David Kummerow: Anaphora and Deixis in Tiberian Hebrew: Semantically Mapping the Case for a Distance-Neutral Demonstrative

(9) 1615-1645:
Baruch Podolsky:
Irregularities in Pronominal Suffixes in Modern Hebrew

(10) 1645-1715:
Ruvik Rosenthal: The Dilemma of Foreign Languages in Modern Hebrew

Venue: Outdoors, Corner of Harcourt Street and Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley / New Farm (Brisbane):

1830: QBE Riverfire: Pyrotechnic And Musical Extravaganza - Fireworks And F-111
Aeroplanes 'Dump and Burn' Show

Sunday, 13 September 2009:

Venue: Lecture Hall 207, Richards Building, Great Court, the University of Queensland, St Lucia (Brisbane):

9: Registration

930-13:
The Semitic World

Amharic and Arabic:
Chair: Verna Rieschild

(11) 930-10:
Girma Halefom and Tommi Leung:
Conditional Agreement and Feature Matrix in Amharic

(12) 10-1030:
Hagit Borer and Sarah Ouwayda:
Men and their Apples: Comments on Arabic Plurals

(13) 1030-11:
Their Al Barrag: Ordering Multiple Adjectives (On Hijazi Arabic, Australian English)

11-1130:
Coffee Break

Arabic:
Chair: Ilana Mushin

(14) 1130-12:
Abdullah Bin Towairesh:
Using Address Terms with Strangers in Riyadh

(15) 12-1230:
Sarah Ouwayda: Akala L-Waladu Tuffahata Akheehi –
Semitic Construct State Nominals: A Relational Analysis

(16) 1230-13:
Mohammad Ali Al-Zahrani:
Negative Particles in Hijazi Arabic

13-1430:
Lunch Break

1430-1730:
The Semitic World

Holy Scriptures:
Chair: Bruria Bergman

(17) 1430-15:
Uri Zur:
Pentateuch Verses Through the Perspective of the Aramaic Translation Targum Onqelos

(18) 15-1530:
Ed Conrad:
Looking at What the Prophets Saw (On Biblical Hebrew)

(19) 1530-16:
Sandy Habib:
The Concepts of Arabic Malak and English Angel: Are they the Same?

16-1630:
Coffee Break

Arabic and Applied Linguistics:
Chair: Michael Harrington

(20) 1630-17:
Salih Alzahrani:
Word Order and Agreement in Spoken Faify Arabic

(21) 17-1730:
Tariq Elyas:
Post 9/11 Impact on English Language Curricula in Saudi Arabia: Trends and Reform

1730-18:
Publication Plans and Concluding Remarks

Posters:

(22) Gabor Takacs:
Overview of Egyptian

(23) Ghil'ad Zuckermann:
Multiple Causation in Israeli, Somewhat Misleadingly a.k.a. 'Modern Hebrew'

(24) Tesfay Tewolde Yohannes:
Phonological and Lexical Correspondences in Proto-Semitic, Egyptian and Ethio-Eritrean Semitic Languages

(25) Alessandro Suzzi Valli:
Common Lexicon in the Saharan Linguistic and Cultural Complex: Body Parts

(26) Ariel Gutman:
Between Semantic and Syntactic Valency: The Case of the Zakho Neo-Aramaic Preterite Construction

(27) Bruria Bergman:
Syllabic Melodic Structure, Ever So Unique To Hebrew-Aramaic, in a Japanese Obon Song, as a Probable Hebrew-Aramaic Narrative

(28) Ephraim Nissan:
Asia at Both Ends: an Introduction to Etymythology, with a Response to Bergman

(29) Khalid Alhommady:
EFL Teachers' and Students' Perspectives on the Teaching of English Culture in Saudi Teachers' College

(30) Andrzej Zaborski:
On the Afro-Asiatic Family

(31) Abdelaziz Allati:
From Proto-Berber to Proto-Afro-Asiatic

(32) Sergio Baldi and Rudolf Leger:
Chadic Border Languages in the Middle Belt of Nigeria

(33) Rudolf Leger:
Overview of Chadic

An easy-to-fill registration form for both conference and dinner is available at:
Http://Uq.Academia.Edu/Ghiladzuckermann/Teaching

Selected papers will be published in a refereed volume in due course.


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