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Date: Mon, 5 Jul 93 19:09:37 PDTMETHODS VIII Programme
From: J. Arthurs <jarthurssol.UVic.CA>
Subject: METHODS VIII Programme

 mEthods victoria, b.c.

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 International Conference on Dialectology
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 AUGUST 3-7
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 Info: Linguistics, University of Victoria
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 Box 3045, VICTORIA, B.C., CANADA V8W 3P4

 METHODS VIII PROGRAMME

MONDAY AUG. 2ND.

 7 - 9 p.m. P Registration & Reception: Green Room, Commons Block

TUESDAY AUGUST 3RD

 **ALL conference sessions to take place in the Senate Chambers**

 Morning session: Chairs: TBA

 9.00 OPENING REMARKS.

 9.30 "On the need for commentary on the French 'Atlas
 linguistiques regionaux'."
 JOSEPH REISDOERFER,
 Lycee classique de Dickirch, Luxembourg

 "The 'Midland Dialect' & Linguistic Atlas Records."
 LAWRENCE M. DAVIS & CHARLES L. HOUCK,
 The Wichita State University, U.S.A.

 10.00 "Aspects of dialectal variation in Southern & Eastern
 Balto-Fennic: recent trends in modelling vowel harmony
 in Estonian & Vepsian."
 JEAN LEO LEONARD,
 Universit e de Provence, France.

 "Regional variation in Acadian French: quantitative
 analysis of the maritime lexicon."
 WLADYSLAW CICHOCKI,
 Universite du Quebec a Montreal
 Rose Mary Babitch,
 University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick
 Louise Peronnet,
 Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick

 10.30 BREAK

 11.00 "Linguistic Geography & Phonological Instability:
 Vowel length in East-Central yiddish."
 NEIL G. JACOBS,
 The Ohio State University, Ohio

 "'In', 'on' & 'of' in the dialect of Craven in West
 Yorkshire: the evidence of "A Native of Craven'
 [1828]."
 BEAT GLAUSER,
 Universitaet Heidelberg, Germany.

 11.30 "Finnish Dialectometrics."
 KALEVI WIIK,
 University of Turku, Finland.

 12.00 LUNCH BREAK

 Afternoon Session: Chairs: TBA

 % 1.45 FEATURED PAPER:"The English Dialect Lexicon project."
 CLIVE UPTON & John Widdowson,
 University of Sheffield, U.K.

 2.30 "The new Mexico-Colorado Spanish survey: methodology
 & technology."
 NEDDY VIGIL & GARLAND BILLS,
 University of New Mexico, U.S.A.

 "The U.S. South: the Touchstone."
 DENNIS R. PRESTON,
 Michigan State University, U.S.A.

 3.00 BREAK

 3.30 "Variation dans les emprunts dialectaux arabes a la
 langue francaise en Algerie."
 ALI BOUAMRANE,
 University of Oran, Algeria

 "The problem of defining the status of the boundary
 dialects of closely related languages (South Slavic
 area)."
 ANDREJ N. SOBOLEV,
 Institute of Linguistic Studies, St. Petersburg,
 Russia.

 4.00 "The multifarious realisations of 'r' in Algerian
 French."
 MOHAMED BENRABAH,
 University of Oran, Algeria.

 "Les doublets lexicaux en usage dans la region
 frontaliere polono-ukrainienne."
 STEFAN WARCHOL,
 Universite Marie Curie-Sklodowska,
 Poland.

 4.30 "Fading dialectal distinctions among younger
 speakers in the extreme Midwest?"
 ALVIN L. GREGG,
 The Wichita State University, U.S.A.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 4TH

 Morning session: Chairs: TBA

 9.00 "Polish language variation and change in an urban
 setting."
 JOHN J. STACZEK,
 Georgetown University, U.S.A.

 "Substratum, Superstratum or Adstratal Convergence?
 Crosslinguistic interference between North Russian
 Dialects & Karelian."
 ANNELI SARHIMAA,
 The Academy of Finland, Finland

 9.30 "Distinguishing between language and dialect contact:
 Hiberno-English syntax."
 MARKKU FILPPULA,
 University of Joensuu, Finland.

 10.00 "Ethnography & discourse analysis: Language, Region
 and Personal Identity in Texas."
 BARBARA JOHNSTONE,
 Texas A & M & McNeese State Universities , U.S.A
 Delma McLeod-Porter, Judith Matson Bean,
 McNeese State University. Texas A&M University.

 10.30 BREAK

 11.00 "Using commercial CD-ROMs for Dialect Research:
 Frenglish in Canadian newspapers."
 MARGERY FEE,
 Queen's University, Ontario

 "Sex as a factor in variation & change of popular
 speech in rural Brazilian Portuguese."
 BRIAN F.HEAD,
 State University of New York at Albany, U.S.A.

 11.30 "Americans' perceptions of linguistic correctness:
 evidence from ordinary people."
 VERONIKA HORVATH,
 Ball State University, U.S.A.

 12.00 LUNCH BREAK

 Afternoon Session: Chair: TBA

 % 1.45 FEATURED PAPER: "Survey of standardization in
 Tsuruoka City, Japan: comparison of results from three
 survey conducted after 20-year intervals."
 MASATO YONEDA,
 National Language Research Institute, Japan

 2.30 "Educational & gender-related differences in verb
 forms: last words."
 VIRGINIA G. MCDAVID,
 Emerita, Chicago State University, U.S.A.

 3.00 BREAK

 3.30 "Social uses of untriggered English reflexives."
 JOHN J. STACZEK,
 Georgetown University, U.S.A.

 4.00 "Le russe des emigres en France: cinq generations
 d'immersion dans la francophonie."
 NATHALIA GOLUBEVA-MONATKINA,
 Moscow Institute of International Relations,
 Russia.

 4.30 "Variations in Vancouver English: Further factors
 in linguistic change?"
 GAELAN DODDS DE WOLF,
 University of Victoria

THURSDAY AUGUST 5TH

 Morning session: Chairs: TBA

 9.00 "The advantage of a multivariate statistical
 procedure in social dialectology: a Canadian English
 example."
 JUDITH A. NYLVEK,
 University of Victoria

 "A new method of computer data analysis in
 dialectology."
 KATALIN MOLNAR,
 Berzsenyi College, Hungary.

 9.30 "LAMSAS goes SASsy II: Another generation of
 Statistical Methods for Regional Analysis."
 WILLIAM A. KRETZSCHMAR, JR.,
 University of Georgia, U.S.A.

 "EDP Usable Encoding systems for phonetic
 transcriptions in Dialectology. A survey of European
 solutions and a suggestion for standardization."
 BERNHARD KELLE,
 Universitaet Freiburg, Germany.

 10.00 "Portable & reusable software for dialect surveys."
 GUILLAUME SCHILTZ,
 Universitaet Freiburg, Germany.

 "Linguistic variation and the Shoebox programme."
 MARGUERITE MACKENZIE & SANDRA CLARKE,
 Memorial University of Newfoundland

 10.30 BREAK

 11.00 "Acoustical analysis of nasal resonance patterns for
 2 dialects of French."
 BERNARD & ANNE ROCHET,
 University of Alberta, Alberta

 "Tone Geography in Thailand: the Tone-box method."
 KALAYA TINGSABADH,
 Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

 11.30 "Le corpus linguistique de Sherbrooke."
 NORMAND BEAUCHEMIN,
 Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec.

 "Classification of Polish dialect dictionaries."
 JERZY REICHAN,
 Instytut Jezyka Polskiego PAN, Poland

 12.00 "Field Methods & Non-standard Grammar."
 GRAHAM SHORROCKS,
 Memorial University of Newfoundland,Newfoundland

 12.30 LUNCH BREAK, followed by FREE AFTERNOON

FRIDAY AUGUST 6TH.

 Morning session: Chair: TBA

 9.00 "The intersection of competing sound changes: methods
 of identification & analysis.
 KARIN FLIKEID,
 St. Mary's University, Nova Scotia.

 9.30 "Linguistic norms versus actual usage in a
 disintegrating language."
 JAAP VAN MARLE & CAROLINE SMITS,
 P.J. Meertens-Instituut, The Netherlands

 10.00 "Development of English English Dialects since the
 Late Seventeenth Century."
 OSSI IHALAINEN,
 University of Helsinki, Finland

 10.30 BREAK

 11.00 "Dialect variability in the historical perspective."
 ELVIRA MYACHINSKAYA,
 Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

 11.30 "Inferring phonology from a postal questionnaire:
 yod-dropping and /u/-laxing in the Golden Horseshoe."
 JACK C. CHAMBERS,
 University of Toronto, Ontario

 12.00 LUNCH BREAK

 Afternoon Session: Chair: TBA

 1.30 "Role & importance of interdialectal contacts study
 for historical dialectology."
 P.N. LIZANETZ,
 University of Uzhgorod, Ukraine.

 2.00 "The localization of a Wycliffite standard document
 by dialect-geographical means."
 PAUL A. JOHNSTON JR.,
 Western Michigan University, U.S.A.

 2.30 "Geographie linguistique et geologie linguistique."
 NICOLAE SARAMANDU,
 Academia Romana, Romania

 3.00 BREAK

 3.30 "Dialectal spelling evidence & Midddle English
 quantitative phonology."
 JULIA V. RYABUKHINA,
 St. Petersburg University, Russia

 4.00 "Archaisms in the Albanian dialects of Bulgaria &
 Ukraine."
 MARINA V. DOMOSILETSKAYA & Lyubov V. Sharapova,
 Russian Academy of Sciences ,Russia.

 4.30 "Relative clauses in the Francis archive of Norfolk
 speech."
 PATRICIA POUSSA,
 University of Sheffield, U.K.

SATURDAY AUGUST 7TH.

 Morning session: Chair: TBA

 9.00 OPENING REMARKS.

 9.30 "The geography of the "mid-vowel merger" in English:
 a reappraisal."
 PAUL A. JOHNSTON JR.,
 Western Michigan University, U.S.A.

 10.00 "Lexical borrowing and syntactic change in Prince
 Edward Island French."
 RUTH KING,
 York University, Ontario.

 10.30 BREAK

 11.00 "Some grammatical innovations in Irish dialects."
 IDA V. KRIUKOVA,
 Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia.

 11.30 "Ain't, the all-purpose negative."
 NATALIE MAYNOR,
 Mississippi State University, U.S.A.

 12.00 "Syntactic variation in a bidialectal speech
 community."
 GUNNEL MELCHERS,
 Stockholms Universitet, Sweden.

 12.30 LUNCH BREAK

 Afternoon Session: Chair: TBA

 % 1.45 FEATURED PAPER: "On DARE, from DARE."
 LUANNE VON SCHNEIDEMESSER,
 University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

 2.30 "Reconstructing system membership from surface
 variability."
 SHANA POPLACK,
 University of Ottawa, Ontario.

 3.00 BREAK

 4.00 BUSINESS MEETING

 5.00 ADJOURNMENT
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