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Message 1: Call for papers, ADS-RMMLA

Date: Sat, 25 Apr 92 10:45:46 -0Call for papers, ADS-RMMLA
From: Thomas L. Clark <tlcnevada.edu>
Subject: Call for papers, ADS-RMMLA

Forwarded for Michael Wise, chair of the session
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CALL FOR PAPERS

RMMLA 1992
WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY
OGDEN, UTAH
15-17 OCTOBER 1992

The American Dialect Society meeting at RMMLA welcomes
submissions on dialect or dialectology from interested scholars
and graduate students. Since we are a little late getting this
together, I would appreciate replies ASAP from those interested
in participating. Abstracts may be submitted at your leisure, but
should be in by the end of May. Please direct your replies, with
topics if possible, to Michael Wise, English Department,
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas
NV 89154. I can be reached by phone through the English
Department, (702) 739-3533, or by Internet, wwhitmanuns-helios.
nevada.edu.
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Message 2: Conference: NACCL4

Date: Sun, 26 Apr 92 23:04:04 EDConference: NACCL4
From: <san.duanmuum.cc.umich.edu>
Subject: Conference: NACCL4

 THE FOURTH NORTH AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON CHINESE
 LINGUISTICS (NACCL4)
 University of Michigan, May 8 - 10, 1992
 Program in Linguistics, 1076 Frieze Building
 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1285
 Telephone: (313) 763-3704
 Fax: (313) 747-0157
 e-mail: NACCL4um.cc.umich.edu

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 NACCL4 SCHEDULE (subject to change)
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 FRIDAY, MAY 8

 9:00- 9:30 Welcome talks

 9:30 Session 1 Jason E. Frank (Ohio State U)
 "The non-ambiguity of Mandarin modal auxiliaries"

 Session 2 David Moser (U of Michigan)
 "Performance models of tone, intonation and
 stress: some evidence from Chinese speech errors"

 10:00 Session 1 Yang Gu (Cornell)
 "Verbal measure phrases and light predicate
 raising"

 Session 2 Thomas Hun-tak Lee (U of Hong Kong)
 "Clauseboundedness effects in the acquisition of
 quantifier scope in Mandarin Chinese"

 10:30 Session 1 Rong-Rong Kao (U of Hawaii)
 "Unaccusativity and lexical binding of Mandarin
 reflexive verbs"

 Session 2 James Bo Siu Au-Yeung (Manchester, UK)
 "Computer analysis of Chinese relative clauses"

 11:00 Session 1 Yafei Li (Cornell)
 "Causer, causee, and resultative constructions in
 Chinese"

 Session 2 Surong Gao, M.D., and Gu-hui Lin, M.D. (Beijing
 Medical U)
 "Standardized aphasia battery in Chinese and
 aphasia after stroke"

 11:40-12:20 INVITED SPEAKER: LU GUOYAO (Nanjing U)
 "Disi shiji Beifang Hanren de da qianxi he Ke,
 Gan, Tongtai fangyan"

 2:00 Session 1 Si Chi Teng (Southern Illinois U)
 "Ba as a main verb in the ba-construction"

 Session 2 Kathleen Ahrens (UC San Diego)
 "Classifier substitution and its implication for
 cue validity"

 2:30 Session 1 Jingqi Fu (UMass Amherst)
 "On some differences between dui-phrases and ba-
 phrases"

 Session 2 Ovid Tzeng
 (topic to be announced)

 3:00 Session 1 Feng-hsi Liu (U of Arizona)
 "On BA sentences and aspect"

 Session 2 Shengli Feng (U of Penn., Princeton U)
 "Primary Stress Assignment and the Last VP-
 structure in Chinese"

 3:30 Session 1 Free

 Session 2 Marjorie Chan (Ohio State U)
 "Language-music interaction: comparison of
 Mandarin and Cantonese lyrics for 'Yelaixiang'"

 4:10 Session 1 Zixin Jiang (U of Chicago)
 "It is topics that are relativized: arguments
 from Chinese"

 Session 2 Lianqing Wang (Ohio State U)
 "On the indigenousness of Chinese classifiers"

 4:40 Session 1 Jie Xu (U of Maryland)
 "Deriving the topic/subject-prominent language
 typology"

 Session 2 Alexander Vovin (U of Michigan)
 "On the origin of Chinese jing 'whale'"

 5:10 Session 1 J. H. Tai, Roxanna Fung, & Lieting Zhou (OSU)
 "On the distinction between 'topic' and 'subject'
 in Chinese"

 Session 2 Daming Xu (U of Ottawa)
 "The sociolinguistic structure of the Kundulun
 community"

 5:40 Session 1 Ruieh-lirng Sharon Fahn (U of Hawaii)
 "The morpheme lau/tung in Hakka as a topic marker
 and its syntactic implication"

 Session 2 Liu Yuehua (Wellesley College)
 "On definiteness and indefiniteness of subjects"

 6:10-6:50 INVITED Speaker: ANNE OI-KAN YUE HASHIMOTO (U of
 Washington)
 "Comparative dialectal grammar: problems and
 prospects"

 Evening Free

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 SATURDAY, MAY 9

 8:00 Session 1 Hsiao-mei Liu (Fu Jen U, Taiwan)
 "The syntactic position of Mandarin quantifiers
 and the structure of semantic entities"

 Session 2 Li-Chin Lin (Nat'l Kaohsiung Normal U)
 "The labial dissimilation in Cantonese"

 8:30 Session 1 Ji-xiong Zhu (U of Hawaii)
 "Interaction theory and Mandarin coordinate verb-
 compounds"

 Session 2 Jenny Zhijie Wang (U of Delaware)
 "A new look at the Mandarin sound system"

 9:00 Session 1 Shu-ing Shyu & Miao-Ling Hsieh (USC)
 "Backward pronominalization in Chinese"

 Session 2 Yuwen Wu (U of Toronto)
 "Mandarin schwa and apical vowels revisited"

 9:30 Session 1 Zheng-sheng Zhang (UC San Diego)
 "Pragmatic conditions of V-not-V questions"

 Session 2 Zhiming Bao (Ohio State U)
 "The syllable in Chinese"

 10:10 Session 1 Kuo-ming Sung (UCLA)
 "On the middle function of qilai"

 Session 2 Benjamin Ao (Ohio State U)
 "The non-uniqueness condition and segmentation of
 the Chinese syllable"

 10:40 Session 1 Jerry Packard (U of Illinois)
 "Why Mandarin morphology is stratum-ordered"

 Session 2 San Duanmu (U of Michigan)
 "Quantifying segmental durations"

 11:10 Session 1 Ying-Chin Lin (Cornell U/Academia Sinica)
 "The postverbal auxiliary [dao] in Hakka"

 Session 2 Paul Jen-kuei Li (Academia Sinica)
 "On the nature of syllable-final -? in Southern
 Min dialects"

 11:40-12:20 INVITED SPEAKER: CARL POLLARD (Ohio State U)
 (topic to be announced)

 1:30 Session 1 Hui-i Amy Kung (U of Wisconsin-Madison)
 "Scope, specificity and the mapping hypothesis"

 Session 2 Ka-Wai Chui (Nat'l Taiwan Normal U)
 "The discourse basis of Chinese narratives"

 2:00 Session 1 Haihua Pan (UT Austin)
 "Argument structure and functional control in
 Chinese resultative compounds"

 Session 2 Zhiqun Xing (U of Michigan)
 "Discourse analysis of 'contrast' in Chinese"

 2:30 Session 1 Chu-Ren Huang (Academia Sinica)
 "Lexical tough constructions in Mandarin Chinese"

 Session 2 Limin Zheng (Georgetown U)
 "To focus on the focus: a function of zero
 anaphora in Chinese"

 3:00 Session 1 Yen-hui Audrey Li (USC)
 "DOU: Syntax or LF?"

 Session 2 Robert Sanders (Ohio State U)
 "The influence of the written language as a cause
 for linguistic discrepancies: the case of Taipei
 and Peking Mandarin"

 3:40 Session 1 Meng Yeh (UT Austin)
 "The notion of situation-kind and the experiential
 marker"

 Session 2 Xiaonan Susan Shen (UT Austin)
 "The timing dimension and the syntactic boundary
 in Mandarin"

 4:10 Session 1 Baozhang He (Indiana U)
 "Simple perfectives and goal attainment in
 Mandarin Chinese"

 Session 2 Raung-fu Chung (Nat'l Kaohsiung Normal U)
 "The domain of Hakka tone sandhi"

 4:40 Session 1 Dan Ding (U of Rochester)
 "On the semantic difference between zhe and zai"

 Session 2 Shunde Jin (Ohio State U)
 "The prosodic rhythm and the semantic criterion in
 Chinese tone sandhi"

 5:10 Session 1 Claudia Ross (College of the Holy Cross)
 "On the interaction of thematic and temporal
 structure in Mandarin"

 Session 2 Hongming Zhang (UC San Diego)
 "Notes on interface between syntax and
 phonology?evidence from Chinese dialects"

 5:40 INVITED SPEAKER: PANG-HSIN TING (UC Berkeley)
 (topic to be announced)

 6:30- Dinner party / Business meeting

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 SUNDAY, MAY 10

 8:30 Session 1 Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai (MIT)
 "The null topic parameter and discourse-linking"

 Session 2 Hui-chuan Hsu (UC San Diego)
 "Domain of tone sandhi in idioms: a tug of war
 between the Foot Formation Rule and the Tone Group
 Formation"

 9:00 Session 1 Thomas Ernst (U of Delaware)
 "On negation in Mandarin"

 Session 2 Rongrong Liao (Ohio State U)
 "A principle of pitch contour formation at the
 level of intermediate phrase in Mandarin"

 9:30 Session 1 Horng-Ming Wu (U of Washington)
 "A theory of controlled reflexives"

 Session 2 Deborah S. Davison (Cal State U SJ)
 "Lexical phonology of pitch assignment to weak
 syllables"

 10:00 Session 1 Danny Chien-Chou Chen & Linda Hsiao-mei Liu (Fu
 Jen U, Taiwan)
 "The syntactic restriction of Mandarin
 complements"

 Session 2 Shih-ping Wang (BTC R&D Center)
 "The phonology-syntax interaction: a case study
 of Chinese neutral tone"

 10:30 Session 1 Free

 Session 2 J. Eulenberg (Michigan State U)
 (topic to be announced)

 11:00-11:40 INVITED SPEAKER: EDWIN G. PULLEYBLANK (U of
 British Columbia)
 "European studies on Chinese phonology"
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