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Thu 19 May 1994

Confs: Athabaskan Language Conference, ICHL Conference

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Date: Sun, 8 May 94 22:23:36 -0700
From: Bill Poser <posercrystals.stanford.edu>
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The Athabaskan Language Conference will be held on June 16th and 17th
at the Elders' Potlatch House in Stoney Creek, British Columbia,
sponsored by the University of Northern British Columbia, the
College of New Caledonia, and the Yinka Dene Language Institute.

Stoney Creek Reserve is located about 12 km (7 miles) outside of
Vanderhoof, which in turn is about 100 km (60 miles) West of
Prince George, on Highway 16. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.
on Thursday the 16th at the Elders' Potlatch House.

Masters of Ceremonies will be two elders from the Central Interior
region. Elders will also participate throughout the conference
in a variety of ways, including story-telling between talks.

On Thursday June 16th there will be a traditional feast provided by
the Stoney Creek Elders Society followed by a performance by the
Stoney Creek Dancers.

On Friday June 17th there will be a feast provided by the Nak'azdli
Elders Society, followed by a tour of the Fort Saint James
National Historic Park.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Mary Ann Willie (University of New Mexico) and Eloise Jelinek (University
of Arizona)
"Subjects in Navajo `Psych' Verbs"

Ferdinand de Haan (University of Southern California)
"Negation and Scope in OV Languages: Evidence from Navajo"

Alice Taff (University of Washington)
"Deg Xinag Verbs: Hypercard Language Learning Project"

Leslie Saxon and Jacqueline deBruin (University of Victoria)
"Dogrib First Person Dual Subject Inflection"

James Kari (Alaska Native Language Centre)
"Local vs. Regional Place Naming - Conventions in Athabaskan
Languages"

Sharon Hargus (University of Washington)
"D-Classifiers in Wits'uwit'en"

Bill Poser (Stanford University)
"The Latin Hymns in the Carrier Prayer Book"

Eung-Do Cook (University of Calgary)
"Functional Flip-Flop of y-/b- Pronouns"

Dagmar Jung (University of New Mexico)
"Functions of the Nominalizer -i in Jicarilla Apache"

The conference fee is C$150.00 (US$108.00 at the current rate of
exchange). This includes lunches and dinners both days and
transportation between Stoney Creek, Vanderhoof, and Fort Saint James.

Rooms have been set aside at the Hillview Motel in Vanderhoof at the
following rates:

 new part old part

 C$60.95 C$44.85 1 person
 C$65.55 C$50.60 2 people/1 bed
 C$72.45 C$52.90 2 people/2 beds

Participants are responsible for making their own reservations.
The address of the motel is:

 Box 279
 Hwy 16W
 Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0
 Canada

Telephone: 604-567-4468
FAX: 604-567-9515

It will also be possible to camp at the conference site in Stoney Creek.

For further information, contact Alison McDonald (604-960-5517)
or Marlene Erickson (604-562-2131, extension 460).

Email: alisonunbc.edu
Post: University of Northern British Columbia
 Athabaskan Language Conference
 P.O. Bag 1950, Station A
 Prince George, B.C.
 V2L 5P2
 Canada
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Message 2: ICHL Conference

Date: Wed, 18 May 94 14:57:08 BSICHL Conference
From: Kersti Bo"rjars <kersti.borjarsmanchester.ac.uk>
Subject: ICHL Conference



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 THE TWELFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS

 will be held at

 Hulme Hall, University of Manchester, UK

 13-18 August 1995

 Plenary speakers include:

 Ian Roberts
 Barry Blake
 Aditi Lahiri
 Alice Harris
 Susan Herring
 Paul Kiparsky
 Anthony Kroch
 Theo Vennemann
 Elizabeth Traugott

 Workshops include:

 Changes in numeral systems
 The lexicon and semantic change
 Cross-linguistic evidence for syntactic change
 The influence of the Hansa and Low german on European languages

ABSTRACTS (max 200 words) should be submitted by mail or e-mail, to arrive
no later than 15 October 1994.

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University of Manchester fax: +44 (0)61-275 3187
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