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Message 1: Athapaskan Language Conference

Date: Fri, 23 Apr 93 15:30 EST
From: <SPEAScs.umass.EDU>
Subject: Athapaskan Language Conference

 June 3-4, 1993

 The 1993 Athapaskan Language Conference will be held in
Santa Fe, on the Campus of the College of Santa Fe, co-hosted by
the Center for Research and Cultural Exchange of the Institute of
American Indian Arts and the Athapaskan Language Institute.
Below is a preliminary program.

Thursday, June 3

9:00 Registration

9:45 Welcome

10-10:30 Theodore Fernald
 University of California, Santa Cruz
 'A Level Ordering Account of Navajo Inflection'

10:30-11 Ferdinand de Haan
 University of Southern California

 'Definiteness and the Animacy Hierarchy in Navajo'

11-11:30 Break

11:30-12 Leslie Saxon
 University of Victoria

 'Raising in Dogrib'

12-2 LUNCH

2-2:30 Sharon Hargus and George Holland
 Univ. of Washington Moricetown Band

 'Epenthetic Vowels in Witsu Wit'en'

2:30-3 Keren Rice
 University of Toronto

 'On Fricative Voicing Alternations'

3-3:15 Break

3:15-3:45 Adeline Raboff
 Yukon Flats School District
 'Dinjii Zhuh Ginjik: A Gwich'in Indian Junior High
 Text Book developed for the Yukon Flats School

3:45-4:15 Patrick Maun
 University of Vienna

 'Multi-Media and Native American Languages: A
 Discussion on the Use of Multi-Media Computer Systems
 in Native American Language Communities'

4:15-5 Jeff Leer
 Alaska Native Languages Center

 'Comparative Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Database'

Friday, June 4

10-10:30 Leonard Faltz
 Arizona State University

 'Structure, Rules and Memory: Navajo Verbs'

10:30-11 Eloise Jelinek and Mary Willie
 Univ. of Arizona and Univ. of New Mexico

 'Pronoun Attachment to the Verb in Navajo'

11-11:30 Break

11:30-12 Ted Taylor
 University of Southern Colorado

 'Implications of Navajo Progressive Vowel Harmony for
 Feature Geometry'

12-2 LUNCH

2-2:30 Eung-Do Cook
 University of Calgary

 'The Morphological Status of "Third Person Prefix" in
 Northern Athapaskan'

2:30-3 Keren Rice and Leslie Saxon
 Univ. of Toronto and Univ. of Victoria
 'Y - subjects in Hupa?'

3-3:30 Break

3:30-4 Martha Wright
 Syracuse, NY

 'Obviative Agreement Factors Determining [e] in Object
 Position in Native American Languages'

4:00-4:30 Peggy Speas
 Univ. of Massachusetts

 'Classifying Verbs and Agreement in Navajo'

4:30-5 Business Meeting

Registration fee is $20, Late registration after May 17, $50.
Some dormitory rooms have been reserved, but space is limited.

For more information on housing or logistics, contact Marilyn
Goodrich or Bea Quintana at the Center for Research and Cultural
Exchange, IAIA. (505) 988-6434.
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