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Date: Wed, 6 Apr 94 12:05 BST
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DRAFT PROGRAMME

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
LANGUAGE IN IRELAND /
COMHDHA/IL IDIRNA/ISIU/NTA AR
THEANGACHA IN E/IRINN
22-24 June 1994 / Meitheamh 22-24 1994

UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER AT JORDANSTOWN /
OLLSCOIL ULADH AG JORDANSTOWN

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME / CLA/R NA COMHDHA/LA

Wednesday 22 June 1994

 9.30-10.45
Registration & coffee

11.00-11.15
Vice-Chancellor's Welcome to delegates
11.15-12.15
Keynote Address: James McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz)

12.30-1.30 Lunch

2.00-2.30
Markku Filppula (Joensuu) 'The influence of Irish on perfect marking in
 Hiberno-English: a reassessment'
2.30-3.00
Colleen Cotter (Berkeley) 'Systems in contact: focus in Irish and English'
3.00-3.30
Terence Odlin (Ohio) 'On a problematic substrate source in Hiberno-English'

3.30-4.00 Tea / Coffee

4.00-4.30
Mehroo Northover & Stephen Donnelly (Ulster) 'A future for English-Irish
 bilingualism in Northern Ireland?'
4.30-5.00
Peter Slomanson (CUNY) 'Athbheochan no/ Meath? Mi/niu/ ar fhailli/ na
 hAthbheochana go dti/ seo'
5.00-5.30
Karen Corrigan (Newcastle) 'Language attrition in nineteenth century Ireland:
 emigration as murder machine?'

6.00.7.00 Dinner

7.30-8.30
Keynote Address and Public Lecture: Ken Hale (MIT)

Thursday 23 June 1994

8.00-9.00 Breakfast

Session A
9.00-9.30
Ann Mulkern & Nancy Stenson (Minnesota) 'Cognitive status, discourse salience
 and Irish pronominal forms'
9.30-10.00
Nicole M ller (Queen's) 'Passives and Pronouns in Early Irish'
10.00-10.30
Inge Genee (Amsterdam) 'Between abstract noun and infinitive: on the categorial
 status of the Old and Middle Irish verbal noun'

Session B
9.00-9.30
Ailbhe Ni/ Chasaide (Trinity) 'Stop Asimilation in Irish connected speech'
9.30-10.00
Martin Ball (Ulster) & Joan Rahilly (Queen's) 'Spectrographic analysis of /u-/
 and /Au-/ in Northern Irish English'
10.00-10.30
Eugene McKendry (St Mary's) 'Phonetic interference and the learning of Irish'

10.30-11.00 Coffee / tea

11.00-11.30
Siobha/n Ni/ Laoire (DIAS) 'Broadcast News: a stylistic analysis of news reports
 on Raidi na Gaeltachta'
11.30-12.00
Nigel Duffield (McGill) 'Anyone wouldn't believe that: a predictive account of
 certain (apparently) idiosyncratic constructions in Hiberno-English'
12.00-12.30
Thomas O'Reilly (St Joseph's) 'Computer programs that conjugate Irish Gaelic
 verbs'
12.30-1.00
Nicole M ller (Queen's), Patricia Kelly & Elva Johnston (RIA) 'CURIA: Towards a
 Computer Archive of Early and Medieval Irish texts'

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.00
Keynote Address: John Harris (University College London)

3.00-3.30
Kevin Hind (Edinburgh) 'Lenition in articulatory phonology'

3.30-4.00 Tea / coffee

4.00-4.30
Raymond Hickey (Essen) 'Lenition in Irish English'
4.30-5.00
Joan Rahilly (Queen's) 'Intonation in Northern Irish English: a neglected
 variable'
5.00-5.30
Sharon Millar (Odense) '"By George, she's got it"? Problems of accent
 modification in Belfast'
5.30-6.00
Rona Kingsmore (Northern Ireland) 'Sexual Equality in Language? Forget it!'

7.15 for 7.45 Reception and Conference Dinner. Irish Music and Late Bar in the
 SCR.


Friday 24 June 1994

8.00-9.00 Breakfast

Session A
9.00-9.30
Suzanne McDowell (Ulster) 'The Speech and Language of Visually Impaired Children
 in Northern Ireland'
9.30-10.00
Greg Brooks (NFER) 'Reading Standards in Northern Ireland Revisited: the 1993
 reading surveys'
10.00-10.30
Margaret McAliskey (Ulster) 'Specific spelling difficulties encountered by
 Dyslexic Children in Ireland'

Session B
9.00-9.30
John Kirk (Queen's) 'Northern Irish English: a Research Agenda'
9.30-10.00
John Wilson & Jonathan Rose (Ulster) 'Relevance theory and politics in context'
10.00-10.30
Dorothy Kenny (DCU) 'Talking about the weather in Ireland: a contrastive
 discourse analytic view of English-language weather bulletins and their
 Irish-language translations'

10.30-11.00 Coffee / tea

11.00-11.30
Michael Montgomery (S. Carolina) & John Kirk (Queen's) 'The verb be in
 Hiberno-English and its possible connections to American English'
11.30-12.00
Alison Henry (Ulster) 'Indirect questions in Belfast English and the analysis of
 embedded V2'
12.00-12.30
Norman Creaney (Ulster) 'Scope, dependency and incremental interpretation'

12.45-1.45 Lunch

2.00-2.30
Aisling Rooney (Ulster) 'Children's response to text of children's books'
2.30-3.00
John Wilson (Ulster) 'Discourse of adolescents in Belfast'
3.00-3.30
Brendan Gunn (N. Ireland) 'The Characteristics of Irish Voice in Drama'

3.30-4.00 Tea / coffee

4.00-5.30 Seiminea/r / Seminar
Oideachas tri/ Ghaeilge i dTuaisceart E/ireann / Irish Medium Education in N.
 Ireland.


Parasession on the Generative Grammar of Irish
Parasheisu/n ar Theangeolai/ocht Ghimiu/nach
na Gaeilge
 25 June 1994 / Meitheamh 25 1994

University of Ulster at Jordanstown
Ollscoil Uladh ag Jordanstown

Programme / Cla/r


Saturday 25 June 1994

8.00-9.00 Breakfast

9.00-9.40
Andrew Carnie (MIT) 'Complex Predicates and Deriving Copular Word Order'

9.40-10.20
Cathal O'Docherty (UC Santa Cruz) 'The Syntax of Comparative Adjectives in
 Irish'

10.20-10.40 Tea / Coffee

10.40-11.20
Raymond Hickey (Universit
t-GH Essen) 'The Representation of Palatalization in Irish'

11.20-12.00
Ruben van de Vijver (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) 'Heavy Syllables and Main
 Stress in Munster Irish'

12.00-12.40
Janet Grijzenhout & Astrid Holtman (Utrecht University) 'Poetic End-Rhyme in
 Early Middle Irish with special reference to sonority'

12.40-2.00 Lunch

2.00-2.40
Ma/ire Noonan (University College Dublin) 'The that-trace filter in Irish'

2.40-3.20
Siobha/n Cottell (Universite de Geneve) 'Negation and tense in Irish and
 Standard Arabic'

3.20-3.40 Coffee / Tea

3.40-4.20
Eithne Guilfoyle (University of Calgary) 'Modern Irish VNPs and the internal
 structure of VP'

4.20-5.00
Nigel Duffield (McGill University) 'Are you right? Pronoun postposing and other
 problems of Irish word-order'

5.00-5.40
Do/nall O/ Baoill (Institiu/id Teangeolai/ochta E/ireann) 'Double objects and
 A-chains in Modern Irish'

IF YOU WISH TO RECEIVE A BOOKING FORM FOR EITHER THE MAIN
CONFERENCE OR PARASESSION OR BOTH CONTACT THE CONFERENCE
OFFICE: febh23uk.ac.ulster.ujvax / fehn23uk.ac.ulster.ujvax
International Conference on Language in Ireland, Dept Communication, University
 of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB. N. Ireland.
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