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Fri Mar 18 2011

Confs: General Ling, Historical Ling, Typology, Maltese/Malta

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        1.     Albert Gatt , 3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics

Message 1: 3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics
Date: 16-Mar-2011
From: Albert Gatt <albert.gattum.edu.mt>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics
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3rd International Conference on Maltese Linguistics
Short Title: GhLM 2011

Date: 08-Apr-2011 - 10-Apr-2011
Location: Valletta, Malta
Contact: Albert Gatt
Contact Email: lingwistika2011um.edu.mt
Meeting URL: http://www.um.edu.mt/linguistics/lingwistika2011

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Typology

Subject Language(s): Maltese (mlt)

Meeting Description:

The International Conference on Maltese Linguistics is a forum for
researchers working on Maltese from a variety of perspectives, including
typological, theoretical, computational and psycholinguistic approaches.

Friday 8th April: 0830-1830

- 0830-0900: registration
- 0900-0930: Opening Address
- 0930-1030: Invited speaker 1 - THOMAS STOLZ, It-tlieta li a?na/The three
of us: On grammatical and pragmatic aspects of group formation in Maltese
- 1030-1100: Clitics and non-definite NPs in Maltese (R Fabri)
- 1100-1130: coffee break
- 1130-1200: Object reduplication in Maltese (S Céplö)
- 1200-1230: Restrictive relative constructions in Maltese (M Camilleri)
- 1230-1300: Indefinites and negative concord in Maltese: towards a
dynamic account (C Lucas)
- 1300-1430: lunch
- 1430-1530: Invited speaker 2 - FRANS PLANK, The direction of derivation
between nouns and adjectives
- 1530-1600: Labile verbs in Maltese (A Gatt, M Spagnol)
- 1600-1630: coffee break 2
- 1630-1700: Fixing the broken plural in Maltese (T Mayer, M Spagnol, F
Schoenhuber)
- 1700-1730: Aspects of syncretism in Maltese (Phy Gauci, M Camilleri)
- 1730-1830: poster session

Poster session (Friday 8th April)

- A short note on the dating of g?, h and x (A Cassola)
- Computational morphology for Maltese: from theory to practice (C Borg, R
Fabri, A Gatt)
- Evidences and counter-evidences of Maltese Eurolect (L Mori)
- From 'lingwa tal-k?ina' to laboratory for language (M Vella)
- The matter of the root (M Spagnol, Mayer)
- Reflexivity in word formation in European languages: the case of Maltese
(M Angster)
- The 'early' peak falling tune in Maltese (A Vella)
- Untitled (A Twist)

Saturday 9th April: 0830-1230

- 0830-0930: Invited speaker 3 - BETH HUME, The production of word-final
geminates in Maltese within a communication-based approach.
- 0930-1000: Language Profiling - the weaving of Maltese and English in
Maltese children's conversations (M Alexander)
- 1000-1030: The role of silence in spoken Maltese: durational &
distributional characteristics of pauses & breaks (A. Vella, M. Spagnol, S.
Grech, F. Chetcuti)
- 1030-1100: coffee break
- 1100-1130: On the proper treatment of (non)-cyclicity in Maltese (M Wolf)
- 1130-1200: An 'elementary' analysis of speech sounds in Maltese (G
Puech)
- 1200-1230: Preparation of a free-running text corpus for Maltese
concatenative speech synthesis (M Borg, K Bugeja, C Vella, G Mangion, C
Gafa)

Sunday 10th April: 0900-1300

- 0830-0930: BERNARD COMRIE, Maltese loanword typology
- 0930-1000: Supraliminal and subliminal root and binyan priming in
Maltese (A Ussishkin, A Wedel, K Schluter, C Dawson)
- 1000-1030: How (ir)regular is the binyan system in Maltese? (M Spagnol)
- 1030-1100: The Sfaxi (Tunisian) lexical element in Maltese (M Zammit)
- 1100-1130: coffee break
- 1130-1200: Italian loanwords in Maltese and the vocabulary of 'Levant
Italian' (D Baglioni)
- 1200-1230: Writing words: spelling strategies of Maltese pupils during
their acquistion of the Maltese orthography (J Joachimsen)
- 1230-1300: Language used in internet chatting and its effect on spelling
(L Brincat)
- 1300-1400: lunch
- 1400: G?ILM committee meeting

Full programme information and downloadable abstracts are available from
the conference website at: http://www.um.edu.mt/linguistics/lingwistika2011/



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