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Message 1: 24th Annual Conference on African Linguistics

Date: Thu, 10 Jun 93 10:05:10 ED24th Annual Conference on African Linguistics
From: David_Oddenosu.edu <David_Oddenosu.edu>
Subject: 24th Annual Conference on African Linguistics

Tentative Schedule for the 24th Annnual Conference on African Linguistics
July 23-25, Ohio State University

FRIDAY JULY 23 [Fawcett Conference Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road]

8:00 Registration
8:45 Opening remarks

9:00 PLENARY SESSION: Larry Hyman & Francis Katamba
 The Luganda Syllable Revisited

 PARALLEL SESSIONS

10:30
 Jin-young Tak; Asymmetric Coordinations in Kilega
 Farida Cassimjee & C.Kisseberth; The Phrasal Phonology of Shingazidja
 M. Lionel Bender; Is Nilo-Saharan Really a Phylum?
11:00
 Paul Law; Subject/Object Asymmetry in Fon
 Niken Adisasmito & Simon Donnelly; Grammatical Tone Assignment in Rwanda
 Salikoko S. Mufwene; How Bantu Is Kiyansi? Evidence From Agreement
11:30
 Huaiyu Liu; A GPSG Account of the Subject-Object Asymmetry in Fula
 Relative Clauses
 Elaine P. Hsiao; The Tonal Domain of the Kinyarwanda Verbal System
 Julie Croston; CheTswapong: a Sotho-Tswana Language
1:30
 Adams Bodomo & Marc Oostendorp; Serial Verb Nominalisations in Dagaare
 Kimary N. Shahin; Grounded Phonology and C-to-V [PHAR] Spread in
 Palestinian Arabic
 Joe Amoako; The Phonological Characteristics of Assimilated Portuguese,
 Dutch and English Borrowed Words in Akan
2:00
 Chris Collins; Some Notes on Unaccusativity and Serial Verb Constructions
 Frederick Parkinson; Vowel Harmony in Efik and Ibibio
 Jan Bernstein; Variability in the Assimilation of English Loans in Shona
2:30
 Bettina Migge; Serial Verb Constructions in Ibibio
 Deborah Schmidt; Vowel Raising in Basaa
 Sue Hasselbring; Bilingualism and Language Choice Among the Bullom People
 of Sierra Leone
3:00
 Andrew S. Allen; Compound Nouns and Sentences and Relative Clauses in Ewe
 Roderic F. Casali; Labial Opacity and Roundness Harmony in Nawuri
 Mohammed Ali; Language and National Identity: the Case of Oromo
4:00
 Josephat M Rugemalira; The Case Against the Thematic Hierarchy
 Charles Kisseberth & Emmanuel Ndabasara; The Nominal Tonology of Rukiga
 Philip J. Jaggar & Malami Buba; The Space and Time Adverbials NAN/CAN in
 Hausa: Cracking the Deictic Code
4:30
 Andrew van der Spuy; The Topicality Hierarchy and the Nguni Object Clitic
 Nasiombe Mutonyi; Tone in Bukusu Verb Structure
 Lioba Moshi & David Dwyer; Pure V Grammaticalized Ideophones
5:00
 Edward A. Miner; Locative Inversions in Kiswahili
 Lee S. Bickmore; Linking Constraint Violations in Ekegusii
 Paul Newman; Stability and Variation in Hausa Ideophones
5:30
 Silvester Ron Simango; From Oblique To Subject: Another Look At
 Chichewa Subjectivization
 Aaron Shryock; The Nominal Tonology of Musey
 Harriet Ottenheimer; Computer-Assisted Lexicography With a Bantu Language:
 the ShiNzwani Dictionary

SATURDAY JULY 24 [Denny Hall]

9:00
 Zygmunt Frajzyngier & Erin Shay; Modal Function of the Order of Clauses
 Andrew Tilimbe Kulemeka; Bimoraicity and Phonological Wordhood in
 Chichewa Ideophones
 David R. Woods; Changing Patterns of Language Utilization in Republic
 of Congo
9:30
 Maxime Da Cruz; Aspectual Verbs fo, vo `finish' in Fongbe
 Rick Treece; Syllabic Stress in Swahili
 Leocadie Nahishakiye; Towards a Sociolinguistic Study of Rundi Language
 and Sex
10:00
 Emily Embree; The Morpheme `mo' and the Dogon Genitive Construction
 Mayrene Bentley; The Syllable Structure of Swahili
 Sheila Mmusi; African Languages in the Debate on Medium of Instruction
 in South Africa
11:00
 June Wickboldt; Binding Conditions and Logophoric Pronouns
 Francis Katamba & Larry Hyman; Prosodic Structure and the Delimitation of
 Rule Domains in Luganda
 Raphael O. Atoye; Sex Differentiation in the Acquisition of Phonology
 Amongst Nigerian Users of English
11:30
 Christopher Culy; Agreement of Fula Pronouns
 David A. Peterson; Against INFL-VERB Compounding in Luganda
 Makasa Kasonde; Multiparty Democracy in Africa and Its Implication
 For Language Development
1:30
 Melynda Dunigan; The Focus Construction In Wolof
 Ian Maddieson & Bonny Sands; Aperture Positions: A New Approach
 Rolf Theil Endresen; A Diachronic Study of Fula Conjugation
 Cheryl Zoll; Unchained Melody: Vowel Zero Alternations in Afar
2:00
 George T. Teke; Arguments For V-Raising Into TOP in Metta
 Chip Gerfen & John Mugane; Aperture Geometry, Feature Cooccurrence, and
 Meinhof's Law in Kikuyu
 Emmanuel Osam; The Fall and Rise of a Noun Class System -- the Case of Akan
 Mustapha Ahmad; The Tonal System of Hausa Compounds
2:30
 Pascal De Campos; Lexical Processes and Syntax of the Hausa Grade System
 Jose Tourville; A Manding Language With SV-nasals
 Heather Weber; An Historical Explanation For a Typologically Odd
 Language: Logbara
 Maria-Rosa Lloret; Stop Consonant Assimilation in Oromo: an
 Interdialectal Approach
3:00
 David Odden; Strange Case in Angas
 Honore Kamany; On Nasal Homorganic Clusters
 M.K.C. Uwajeh; A Bini Language Base For Some Dialects of the Igbo Language?
 Omar Irshied; Epenthesis in Bedouin Arabic in Jordan
4:00
 Sorie Yillah; SPECIFIER, Case, and Agreement in Temne
 Jiang-King Ping; Prosodic Domains and Vowel Sandhi in Igede
 Mike Hall; Nilotic Stem Formation I: Oran-Nasal Alternation in C2 Position
4:30
 Robbin Clamons; The Roles of N and T in the Discourse Structure of Oromo
 Eugene Buckley; Tigrinya Root Consonants and the OCP
 Pete Mhunzi; The Creation Myth of the Agekuyu With a Sociolinguistic Analysis
 of the Kiswahili Translations
5:00
 Bertram Okolo; Questioning in Conversational Interaction: the Igbo Case
 David Askins; The Nasal Prefix in Ila: Implications For Feature Geometry
 and Redundancy Rule Ordering
 Margaret Wade Lewis; African Cosmology in Science Fiction By Butler
5:30
 Ernest S. Akerejola; Fidelity To Oko Syntax of Halliday's Functional
 Approach To Grammatical Analysis
 John M. Mugane; On Nasal Assimilation in Gikuyu
 Kwenzi-Mikala Jerome Tangu; Punu Personal Names

SATURDAY NIGHT: AFRICAN BANQUET (Tickets $7.00)

SUNDAY JULY 25 [University Hall]

9:00
 Marnie Jo Petray; The Tense, Mood, and Aspect System of Krobo Dangme
 Grace A. Masagbor; The Associative Morpheme "E" in Ivie
 Remi Sonaiya; BEING in Yoruba and French: Variations on a Theme
 Yetunde Laniran; Implementing a Floating L Tone
9:30
 Uschi Drolc; On the Perfect in Swahili
 Anbessa Teferra; Coronal Underspecification in Sidamo
 Philip W. Lewis; The Acquisition of Click Phonemes By Xhosa
 Speaking Children
 Akinbiyi Akinlabi; The Phonetic Realization of the Yoruba Mid Tone
10:00
 Lionel Posthumus; Absolute and Relative Tenses in Zulu
 Jane Akinyi Ngala; The Dholuo Syllable Structure
 Mamadou Niang; Role of the Degree of Fluency on Language Choice in Language
 Alternation.
 Yetunde Laniran & G.N Clements; Downstep Revisited
11:00
 Robert Botne; To Assert Or To Doubt: Evidentiary Justification in Kelega
 Eluzai Moga Yokwe; High Tone Alternation in Bari Language
 Osepetetreku Kwame Osei; The Akan Word 'Ya'
 Ian Maddieson; EMMA and Ewe
11:30
 Ronald P. Schaefer & Francis Egbokhare; Emotion Verbs in Emai
 Francis Moto; Aspects of Chichewa Phrasal Phonology
 Tajdeen Y. Surakat; Bilingual First Language Acquisition of an African Child
 Benjamin R. Munson, Jr.; An Acoustic Study of Uvulars in Tatooga:
 Evidence Against Quantal Theory
1:30
 Carolyn Harford; Infinitives in Gikuyu
 Donald G. Churma; Hausa Reduplication and Prosodic Theories of Reduplication
 Kathleen Hubbard; The Manifestation of Vowel Quantity in Bantu:
 A Comparative Study
2:00
 Katherine Demuth & Jeffery Gruber; IP Iteration & XP Sequences in Bantu
 William R. Leben; A Reanalysis of Hausa Plurals
 J. W. Snyman; The Clicks of Zu/'hoasi: A Confusion of Sounds?
2:30
 Mubangu Itangaza; WH-Movement in Kilega
 Brian D. McHugh; Optimality Theory and Hausa Noun Plurals
 Joseph Mfusi; Iscamtho: an Urban Vernacular or Zulu Slang?
 A.S. Nchimbi; Formant Structure of Kiswahili Vowels
3:00
 Mika Hoffman; The Surface Realization of Double-object Predicates in
 Kwa and Bantu
 Myles Leitch; Babole Verbal Reduplication
 Chukwuma Azuoney; Inspiration and Design of the Nwagu Aneke Igbo
 Syllabary From South-Central Nigeria
 Keith Snider; Tonal Downstep Or Upstep?

3:30 BUSINESS MEETING

4:00
 Wafaa Batnan; The Syntax of Small Clauses in Arabic
 Olanike Ola; Non-exhaustive Syllabification in Yoruba
 S. A. Swanepoel; The Expression of Colour in Setswana:
 A Terminological Challenge
4:30
 Alhassoumi Sow Salamatou; Les Sujets Du Predicat Peul
 Sharon Rose; Verb Templates and Floating Affixes in Ethio-semitic
 Sophia A. Adjaye; Akan and English Proverbs
5:00
 Paulette Roulon-Doko; L'expression De La Qualification (l'exemple
 Du Gbaya 'bodoe)
 Andy Mothusi Chebanne; The Imbrication of Suffixes in Setswana
 J. H. Olowe; A Critique of the Modern Yoruba Orthography


HOUSING INFORMATION

For all of these, please identify yourself as connected with the African
Linguistics Conference. On campus, dorm rooms are available. For
reservations contact:

Doug Koyle, Conference Housing $25.00 Single
OSU $14.75 Double
85 Curl Drive $10.25 per person in triple or quadruple
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone 614-292-9725

Contact them as early as possible: July 1 is the absolute deadline.

OFF CAMPUS MOTELS/HOTELS:

Red Roof Inn $33.99-$44.99 Single
Phone 800-874-9000 $40.99-$51.99 Double
315 and Ackermann $51.99 three people
Refer to block number B-121-0000-62.
Rooms must be paid for with cash or credit card.

It is possible (but dispreferred) to contact Natasha at (Phone)
614-876-3345 or (Fax) 614-771-8722. Please leave a return phone
or fax number so she can contact you.

Deadline for reservations: July 12

Olentangy Inn $26.95 1 person 1 bed
Phone 800-354-3492 $31.95 2 persons 1 bed
Phone 614-294-5211 $36.95 2 persons 2 beds
1299 Olentangy River Road

Deadline for reservations: June 15

Cross Country Inn (OSU South) $34.95 1 person 1 bed
Phone 800-621-1429 $41.95 2 persons 1 bed
Phone 614-291-2983 $43.95 2 persons 2 beds
Fax 614-766-6953
1445 Olentangy River Road Ask for Beth.

Deadline for reservations: July 8.

Holiday Inn OSU $57.00 1-4 people
328 Lane Ave.
Phone 800-465-4329
Phone 614-294-4848

Deadline for Reservations: July 1.

Fawcett Conference Center $45 single
2400 Olentangy River Road $52 double
Phone 800-637-2316 $60 king
Phone 614-292-3238

Deadline for Reservations: June 23

TRANSPORTATION

OSU is accessible from the airport by cab ($13-$16), or by COTA bus
(fare $1.10 with transfer). Take the bus from the airport to downtown,
and transfer to an appropriate bus there. Which bus is better depends
on where you are going:

General Campus, Holiday Inn, Dormitories:
 #2 North going north on High Street to campus.

Fawcett Center, Red Roof Inn
 Kenny Local #18: to Ackermann.

Olentangy Inn, Cross Country Inn
 #3 or #5: to 3rd or 5th and Olentangy River Road.

We will run a shuttle bus to the conference venue stopping at the Red
Roof Inn, Cross Country Inn and Olentangy Inn at 8:10 and 8:40 on
Saturday and Sunday mornings. On Friday we will provide a shuttle bus
to the conference site at the Fawcett Center, stopping at the Cross
Country Inn and Olentangy Inn at 8:00 and 8:30. The Fawcett Center is
within three blocks of the Red Roof Inn, and is also walkable from the
Holiday Inn and the north dormitories.

To pre-Register, please send the following information along with your
check.

Name ________________________________
Address ________________________________
 ________________________________

 ________ Student Preregistration ($12.00)
 ________ Faculty Preregistration ($17.00)
 ________ African Banquet Tickets ($7.00 each)

Please send a check payable to the 24th Annual Conference
on African Linguistics by July 12 to:

 24th ACAL
 Department of Linguistics
 222 Oxley Hall
 1712 Neil Avenue
 Columbus, OH 43210
 (614-292-4052)
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