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LINGUIST List 21.1859

Sat Apr 17 2010

Confs: Syntax, Phonology, Semantics, General Ling/USA

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        1.    Andrei Antonenko, Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association

Message 1: Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Date: 16-Apr-2010
From: Andrei Antonenko <andantgmail.com>
Subject: Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
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Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Short Title: AFLA 17

Date: 07-May-2010 - 09-May-2010
Location: Stony Brook NY, USA
Contact: Yu-an Lu
Contact Email: afla17afla17.org
Meeting URL: http://www.afla17.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

AFLA 17
Stony Brook University
May 7-9 2010

The Department of Linguistics at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY, will
host the 17th annual meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association.
The conference dates are May 7-9, 2010.

Friday, May 7th, 2010

10:00-10:50
Arrival, Registration, Breakfast

10:50-11:00
Opening Remarks:

Session I Syntax A.

11:00-11:30
Marshallese Initial Wh-questions: Clefts of Pseudoclefts?, Heather Willson
(Brigham Young University)

11:30-12:00
Does Tsou Display High-low Applicative Distinction?, Henry Y. Chang (Academia
Sinica)

12:00-12:30
The Constituency and Command Paradox in Philippine Type Languages, Daniel
Kaufman (CUNY)

12:30-1:50
Lunch

Session II Syntax B.

1:50-2:20
Argument Salience Constrains the Predicates in Tongan Noun Incorporation,
Douglas Ball (Truman State University)

2:20-2:50
Linking Compounds in Malagasy, Dimitrios Ntelitheos (United Arab Emirates
University)

2:50-3:20
Sundanese Number Agreement, Lauren Eby (Harvard University)

3:20-3:40
Coffee Break

Session III Syntax C.

3:40-4:10
Distinguishing Raising and Control in Sundanese, Eri Kurniawan (University of
Iowa, Indonesia University of Education)

4:10-4:40
Trying to Forget in Madurese, William Davies (University of Iowa)

4:40-5:10
Alternating Control in Amis, Yi-Ting Chen (Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages)

5:10-5:30
Coffee Break

5:30-6:30
Invited Talk: Edith Aldridge (University of Washington), ''Predicate, Subject,
and Cleft in Austronesian Languages''

7:00
Welcoming Reception: University Café

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

8:30-9:30
Breakfast

Session IV. Semantics.

9:30-10:00
'Accidental' ter- in Malay as an Anti-bouletic Modifier, Pasha Siraj (University
of Massachusetts Amherst)

10:00-10:30
On the Semantics of Future Markers in East Javanese, Jozina Vander Klok (McGill
University)

10:30-11:00
On Modals in Mayrinax Atayal, Tsai-Li Pei, Chia-Hao Tai & Chun-Ming Wu (National
Tsing Hua University)

11:00-11:20
Coffee Break

Session V. Syntax D.

11:20-11:50
What Austronesian Tells Us about 'who', Andreea Nicolae & Gregory Scontras
(Harvard University)

11:50-12:20
Interrogative Verbs in Kavalan: Implications for Syntactic Categories, Dong-yi
Lin (University of Florida)

12:20-1:40
Lunch Break

Session VI. Syntax E.

1:40-2:10
Itawes Morphosyntax, Aaron Ecay & Julie Anne Legate (University of Pennsylvania)

2:10-2:40
On Affected Arguments in Atayal, Sihwei Chen (Academia Sinica)

2:40-3:00
Coffee Break

Session VII. Phonology.

3:00-3:30
Quality-sensitive Stress and Opacity in Piuma Paiwan, Shih-chi Stella Yeh
(National Tsing Hua University)

3:30-4:00
Voicing and Vowel Raising in Sundanese, Vladimir Kulikov (University of Iowa)

4:00-4:30
Learning the Marshallese Phonological System: The Role of Orthography and
Underspecification, Wendy Baker, Heather Willson, Jared August, Carmen Fenn &
Brad Miller (Brighan Young University)

4:30-5:00
Clitic Reduplicants, Bill Palmer (University of Newcastle)

5:00-5:30
Coffee Break

5:30-6:30
Invited Talk: Abigail Cohn & Anastasia Riehl (Cornell University) , ''NCs in
Austronesian: Clusters, Prenasalized Stops, or Postploded Nasals?''
Introduction: Marie Huffman, Stony Brook University

6:30-7:00
Go to dinner

7:00-9:00
Dinner Reception

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

9:30-10:00
Breakfast

Session VIII. Syntax F.

10:00-10:30
Implicit Arguments in Unaccusative Syntax: Evidence from Palauan, Justin Nuger
(University of California, Santa Cruz)

10:30-11:00
Not-so-Implicit Agents, Julie Anne Legate (University of Pennsylvania)

11:00-11:10
Coffee Break

Session IX. Syntax G.

11:10-11:40
On the Presence of Adjectives in Fijian and the Universality of the Category
'adjective', Hazel Pearson (Harvard University)

11:40-12:10
Long Dependencies and Verbal Object Marking in Fijian and Kiribati, Joachim
Sabel (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main)

12:10-12:30
Coffee Break

12:30-1:30
Invited Talk: Peter Cole, Gabriella Hermon, & Timothy McKinnon (University of
Delaware), ''Is a Unified Syntactic Analysis Possible for Kerinci Ablaut?''

1:30-1:45
Closing Remarks

1:45-2:00
Business Meeting
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