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  1. Student Conference in Linguistics, SCIL IV schedule

Message 1: SCIL IV schedule

Date: Tue, 3 Mar 92 18:03:45 ESTSCIL IV schedule
From: Student Conference in Linguistics <>
Subject: SCIL IV schedule

SCIL IV, SCHEDULE: (still subject to change)	Dept. of Linguistics
						222 Oxley Hall
April 4th-5th, 1992				1712 Neil Ave.
						Ohio State University
Ohio State University, 113 Dreese Labs		Columbus, OH 43210
						(614) 292-4052

Saturday, 4th April

09:00 - 09:10	Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:50	Alfredo Arnaiz - University of Southern California
		"On Word Order in Wh-questions in Spanish"

09:50 - 10:30	Dag Wold - University of Wisconsin
		"Some Remarks on Scope Reconstruction of Subjects"

10:30 - 10:50	Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:30	Claudia Maria Schmitt - University of Cologne
		"Parameters as Interface between Lexicon, UG, and
		Learning Principles: Evidence from Clause Structure
		in German and its Acquisition"

11:30 - 12:10 	Holly Wilson - University of New Mexico
		"An Integrative Model for Bilingual Language Storage"

12:10 - 13:40 	Lunch Break

13:40 - 14:20 	Pascual Jose Masullo - University of Washington
		"Quirky Datives in Spanish and the Non-nominative
		Subject Parameter"

14:20 - 15:00 	Dong-In Cho - University of Southern California
		"Multiple Accusative Constructions and Verb Movement"

15:00 - 15:20 	Coffee Break

15:20 - 16:00 	Tibor Laczko' - Kossuth University/Stanford University
		"Complex Predicates and Derived Nominals in Hungarian NPs"

16:00 - 16:40 	Hisako Takano - Central Michigan University/Michigan
				State University
		"A Non-NP Analysis of Japanese Predicate Nominals"

17:00 - 18:30 	The Student Linguistic Association at OSU presents:
		Geoffrey K. Pullum - UC Santa Cruz
		"The Lighter Side of Being a Linguist"

18:30 - 19:30	Organizational Meeting (SCIL 1993)

20:00 	 	Party

Sunday, April 5th

09:00 - 09:40	Jairo M. Nunes - University of Maryland
		"English Infinitives and Case Theory"

09:40 - 10:20	Adamantios Gafos - Purdue University
		"Against a Contextual Definition of Head in Morphology:
		Evidence from Modern Greek Compounds"

10:20 - 10:40 	Coffee Break

10:40 - 11:20	Pilar Prieto - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
		"On the Influence of Gutturals on Vowels"

11:20 - 12:00	Siri Tuttle - University of Washington
		"A Case for Move X in Salcha Athapaskan"

12:00 - 13:30	Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:10	Daeho Chung - University of Southern California
		"A Principles-and-Parameters Approach to Korean
		Consonant Clusters"

14:10 - 14:50	Hotze Rullmann - UMass, Amherst
		"The Semantics of Topicalization and Scrambling in Dutch"

14:50 - 15:10 	Coffee Break

15:10 - 15:50	Sungki Suh - University of Maryland
		"The Distribution of Topic-Marked Phrases in Korean"

15:50 - 16:30	Myung-Kwan Park - University of Connecticut
		"Psych-Binding, LF Experiencer Movement, and Verb Raising"

16:30 - 17:10	Jeong-Shik Lee - University of Connecticut
		"Partitive Case on the Body-Part NP"

Alternates:	Mona Singh - University of Texas, Austin
		"Determining the Definiteness of Noun Phrases"

		Cristina Sanz-Alcala'/Maria Ferna'ndez-Graci'a -
		University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
		"Non-native Processing of Verbal Morphology in Spanish"
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Date: Wed, 4 Mar 92 14:52 EST
From: <DUMASBUTKVX.bitnet>

Law and Society Association Papers on Language & Law

Several weeks ago, I solicited an additional paper for 1 of 3
Language & Law sessions to be scheduled at the Annual Meeting of
the Law & Society Ass'n (Philadelphia May 28-31). I received a
number of excellent proposals or abstracts & then organized a 4th
session on Language and Law. I want to thank all who either
responded or told their friends and colleagues about the
sessions. Below I have listed the presenters and their titles.
All papers have been scheduled for the meeting; individuals will
receive official invitations soon. (Inquiries should be directed
not to me but to the Program Chair:

Professor Austin Sarat, LSA Program Chair
Program in Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought
Amherst College, Box 2259
Amherst, MA 01002
Fax: 413-542-2264)

Language & Law I: Ethics and Politics of Some Linguistic Issues

CHAIR: Allen Silber (Hayden, Silber, and Perle/Weehawken, NJ)
John Conley (University of North Carolina School of Law) & David
W. Peterson (Personnel Research, Inc./Chapel Hill, NC), "The
Scientist and the Adversary System: Case Studies in Ethical
Deborah Ramirez (Northeastern University School of Law),
"Excluded Voices: Political Implications of Language-Based Juror
Peter Meijes Tiersma (Loyola Law School [Los Angeles]), "Speech,
Conduct and the First Amendment"
Wei Ping Wu (Georgetown University), "Chinese Evidence in a U.S.
Court: Linguistic Analysis in a Money Laundering Case"
DISCUSSANT: [TBA--possibly Bruce Fraser (Northeastern Univ.)]

Language & Law II: Linguists in the Judicial Process

CHAIR: Sharon S. Selby (State of Tennessee)

Ronald A. Butters (Duke University), "If the Wages of Sin Are for Death: The
Semantics/Pragmatics of a Statutory Ambiguity"
Michael L. Geis (ohio State University), "On the Contribution of Linguistics
to Trademark Law"
William O'Barr (Duke University), "Defining Plagarism: Sharpening Legal
Definitions through Case Law"
Roger W. Shuy (Georgetown University), "Deceit, Distress, and False
Imprisonment: The Anatomy of a Car Sales Event"
Lawrence Solan (Orans, Elsen and Lupert/New York City), "When Judges Use the
DISCUSSANT: Ann Short (Knoxville, Tennessee)

Language & Law III: Speaker Intentionality in the Law

CHAIR: Jerry J. Phillips (University of Tennessee School of Law)
Bethany K. Dumas (University of Tennessee), "Linguistic Issues in
Statutory Interpretation: Examples from Tennessee Criminal Law
and RICO"
George Gopen (Duke University), "Statutory Interpretation and the
Problem of Authorial Intention"
Michael G. Johnson (University of Tennessee), "Knowledge,
Communication, and the Ordinary Reasonable Person"
Bruce Fraser (Northeastern University), "Discourse Markers and
Conflict Management in the Thomas-Hill Hearings"
DISCUSSANT: [TBA--possibly Bethany Dumas (Univ. of Tennessee)]

Language & Law IV: Linguistic Analysis of Jury Instructions and
Taped Confessions in Death Penalty Cases

CHAIR: Steve Cushing (Boston University)
Judith Levi (Northwestern University), "Adequacy of the Language
of Death Penalty Instructions"
Greg Colomb (University of Illinois), "Death Penalty Instructions
'Considered as a Whole'"
Phyllis Morrow (University of Alaska), "Communicative Style and
Judicial Outcomes in a Cross-Cultural Setting"
Malcolm Coulthard (University of Birmingham [UK]), "The Role of
Linguistic Analysis in the Analysis of a Taped Confession"
DISCUSSANT: Jeff Kaplan (University of California, San Diego)
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