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Thu 28 Oct 1993

Confs: PDP Workshop, SALT IV, NPNL

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  1. , Workshop: Pragmatics, discourse, nonciation
  2. Greg Carlson, SALT IV - Preliminary Announcement
  3. Rosa Graciela Montes Miro, Conference Notice

Message 1: Workshop: Pragmatics, discourse, nonciation

Date: 27 Oct 16:28
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Subject: Workshop: Pragmatics, discourse, nonciation

 University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University,
 Salford University, UMIST

 Pragmatics, Discourse and " nonciation"

 University of Salford
 12-13 November 1993

 (Sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy)

Friday 12 November

13.00-14.00 Registration

14.00-15.00 Non-Truth Conditional Reasoning, Falsifiability and Computable
 Models of Pragmatics
 - Dr Tony McEnery (Lancaster University)

15.00-16.00 The Pragmatics of Negation - Dr Robyn Carston (University College

16.00-16.15 Coffee/Tea Break

16.15-17.15 Echo Questions: A Relevance Theoretic Account
 - Dr Diane Blakemore (University of Southampton)

17.15-18.15 Personally Speaking ... or not?: The Strategic Value of on in
 Face-to-Face Negotiation
 - Dr Miranda Stewart (University of Strathclyde)

18.15-19.15 Some Remarks on the 'Th orie des op rations nonciatives'
 - Prof Antoine Culioli (Universit de Paris VII)

19.15-19.30 Pre-dinner Drinks

19.30-20.45 Dinner

20.45-21.45 Where I Hope We Disagree - A Few Theoretical Considerations and
 Some Practical Issues
 - Prof Laurent Danon-Boileau (Universit de Paris III)

Saturday 13 November

09.00-10.00 Hearers' Guides and Other Dirty Tricks in Oral Discourse
 - Prof Leo Hickey (University of Salford)

10.00-11.00 Au Moins
 - Dr Thanh Nyan (University of Manchester)

11.00-11.30 Coffee/Tea Break

11.30-12.30 R gularit de l' nonc oral en fran ais: structures discursives et
 - Prof Marie-Annick Morel (Universit de Paris III)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Truth, Coherence and Relevance
 - Prof Deirdre Wilson College London)

14.30-15.30 "Antecedentless Anaphors", Discourse Context, and Gender in French
 - Dr Francis Cornish (University of Canterbury at Kent)

15.30-16.30 A Comparison of the Applicability of Rhetorical Structure Theory
 and Other Theories in the Treatment of Discourse Connectors and
 Particles in Computational Linguistics
 - Dr Stephen Thomas (University of Salford)

All sessions take place in the Private Dining Rooms of University
House, University of Salford

For information and registration forms contact the organisers:

 Professor Jacques Durand and Dr Chris Lyons
 Department of Modern Languages
 University of Salford, Salford, UK
 M5 4WT Tel: 061-745 5193
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Message 2: SALT IV - Preliminary Announcement

Date: Tue, 26 Oct 93 12:17:32 EDSALT IV - Preliminary Announcement
From: Greg Carlson <>
Subject: SALT IV - Preliminary Announcement

 Preliminary Announcement

 May 6-8, 1994
 University of Rochester

The fourth annual conference on Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) will be
held at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, May 6-8 (Friday to Sunday).

In the coming weeks a call for papers will be issued along with information
about invited speakers and submission of abstracts.
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Message 3: Conference Notice

Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1993 07:11:12 Conference Notice
From: Rosa Graciela Montes Miro <>
Subject: Conference Notice

(Neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics and neuropsychology of language:
 between brain and mind)
will be held (in Spanish) on Wednesday, November 3, 1993 at the
Universidad Aut'onoma de Puebla (Mexico), sponsored by the Institute of
Social Sciences. The program follows:

First Session (9:00 to 14:00 -- more brain)
James L. Fidelholtz: A framework for the problems to be considered.
L. S. Tsvetkova: The neuropsychological approach to the study of
 aphasia. (Presented in Russian with simultaneous translation)
Jo Marcos-Ortega: Evoked potentials, the brain and language.
James L. Fidelholtz: The phylogeny of language, its ontogeny and the
 brain: A recapitulation?
General discussion of the morning papers

Second Session (16:00 to 19:00 -- more mind)
Gerardo del Rosal: The configuration of semantic spaces.
Christopher Hall The mental lexicon: mind and brain.
<General discussion
Summary of the meeting by James L. Fidelholtz

The Participants:
Dr. Tsvetkova (Moscow State U.) is a Russian neuropsychologist who
worked with Luria and now heads the group he used to head. Dr.
Marcos-Ortega (Mexican Psychiatric Institute/General Hospital [D.F.]/
Colegio de Mexico) is a doctor and linguist currently working with
evoked potentials. Hall is a psycholinguist who teaches at the
Universidad de las Americas, Puebla. Del Rosal and Fidelholtz are
linguists doing research and teaching in the UAP.

More information is available from Jim Fidelholtz at
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