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Date: Thu, 06 Jan 1994 10:18:55 Arabic Linguistics Society Program and Registration Info
From: <parkinsonDyvax.byu.edu>
Subject: Arabic Linguistics Society Program and Registration Info

THE ARABIC LINGUISTICS SOCIETY

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST
Department of Linguistics
Near Eastern Area Studies Program
Vice-Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

Announce the
EIGHTH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON ARABIC LINGUISTICS

MARCH 4-5, 1994

An open forum for scholars interested in the application of current
linguistics theories and analysis to Arabic.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

9:30-10:00 CATEGORIAL INDETERMINACY AND QUANTIFIERS IN ARABIC
 M. A. Mohammad
 University of Florida

10:00-10:30 BINDING IN ARABIC AND THE LEXICAL CLAUSE
Bernadette Plunkett
University of York

10:30-11:00 coffee BREAK

11:00-11:30 DIGLOSSIA, LINGUISTIC VARIATION & LANGUAGE CHANGE IN ARABIC
 Keith Walters
 University of Texas, Austin

11:30-12:00 MORPHOLOGICAL STRUCTURE & LEXICAL REPRESENTATIONS: EVIDENCE
FROM ARABIC
 Sabah Safi-Stagni
 King Abdulaziz University

12:00-2:00 LUNCH BREAK

2:00-3:00 FUZZY CATEGORIES in Arabic
 GUEST SPEAKER: MUSHIRA EID
 University of Utah

3:00-3:30 coffee BREAK

3:30-4:00 VOICE AS A PRIVATIVE FEATURE: ASSIMILATION IN ARABIC
 Mahasen H. Abu-Mansour
 Umm Al-Qura University

4:00-4:30 SOME ACOUSTIC PROPERTIES OF THE EMPHATIC & NON-EMPHATIC
CONSONANTS IN ARABIC: A COMPARISON OF MALE/FEMALE SPEAKERS
 Kassem Mohammed Shafei Wahba
 Alexandria University

4:30-5:00 THE TIMING STRUCTURE OF CVVC SYLLABLES
 Ellen Broselow, Marie Huffman, Su-i Chen, Ruohmei Hsieh
 State University of New York at Stony Brook


SATURDAY, MARCH 5

10:00-10:30 A SYSTEMIC-FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE CLAUSE IN ARABIC
 Anas H. Abu-Mansour
 Umm Al-Qura University

10:30-11:00 coffee BREAK

11:00-11:30 DEFLECTED ADJECTIVAL AGREEMENT IN CAIRENE ARABIC: A GRAMMATICAL
CHANGE IN PROGRESS
 David Wilmsen
 The American University in Cairo

11:30-12:00 STYLE SHIFTING IN FORMAL JORDANIAN ENVIRONMENTS
 Carolyn Killean
 University of Chicago

12:00-2:00 LUNCH BREAK

2:00-2:30 LF REPRESENTATION OF DERIVED CAUSATIVE/ REFLEXIVE VERBS IN ARABIC
 Mark S. LeTourneau
 Weber State University

2:30-3:00 ARABIC SPEAKERS' RESETTING OF PARAMETERS
 Naomi Bolotin
 Harvard University

3:00-3:30 coffee BREAK

3:30-4:00 NEGATIVE POLARITY ITEMS IN MOROCCAN ARABIC
 Elabbas Benmamoun
 University of Illinois

4:00-4:30 ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NegP IN FRENCH AND TUNISIAN Raja
Bahloul
 Cornell University

4:30-5:00 EXTENDING THE NegP HYPOTHESIS
 Maher Bahloul
 Cornell University

5:00-5:30 BUSINESS MEETING

All sessions will take place in room
 165-169 of the Campus Center.


REGISTRATION FORM*

Name

Address

City/State Zip

Affiliation

The Campus Center Hotel at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, offers
symposium participants reduced rates according to occupancy:
$56 single, $66 double, $78 triple, $130 suite. Reservations may be made by
contacting the hotel directly at (413) 549-6000, Ext. 7714. To obtain the
special conference rate, request a room from block #A1233. These rates and
rooms are available only until February 17, 1994.

Amherst is located in western Massachusetts, about a 1-hour drive from
Hartford, Conn., or a 2 1/2-hour drive from Boston. The nearest airport is
Hartford/Springfield, about a 1-hour drive away. Transportation to and from
the airport by van must be reserved in advance through Valley Transporter
(413-549-1350). A less expensive (but less convenient) alternative is the
Peter Pan Bus lines (800-237-8747).

*Please detach and return with your check to The Arabic Linguistics Society
at the address to the right.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
Preregistration (prior to February 10, 1994) $20
At the Door $25
Faculty & Students, University of Massachusetts FREE
Make checks payable to:
Arabic Linguistics Society
Middle East Center, Bldg. 113
The University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

For information, contact:
John McCarthy or
Kathy Adamcyzk
Department of Linguistics
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: 413-545-0885
Fax: 413-545-2792
E-mail: mccarthycs.umass.edu or
adamczykcs.umass.edu
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