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Message 1: SALT 5 - Semantics conference

Date: Fri, 27 Jan 1995 12:55:41 SALT 5 - Semantics conference
From: <LIGK417utxvms.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: SALT 5 - Semantics conference


Preliminary Program: Semantics and Linguistic Theory 5 (SALT 5)

University of Texas at Austin, February 24 - 26, 1995

(Names of invited speakers appear in CAPITALS)

Thursday, February 23:

8-11p.m. Registration and Get-together in the Driskill hotel

Friday, February 24:

8-9 Registration
9-10 RAY JACKENDOFF, Brandeis University:
 "The Conceptual Structure of Intending and Volitional Action"
10-10.40 Jost Zwarts, Utrecht University:
 "The Semantics of Relative Position"
10.40-11 Break
11-11.40 Alex Lascarides, University of Edinburgh,
 Ann Copestake, Stanford University:
 "The Pragmatics of Word Meaning"
11.40-12.20 Anatoli Strigin, Max Planck Group "Structural Grammar", Berlin:
 "Abductive Inference During Update: The German preposition 'with'"
12.20-1.30 Lunch
1.30-2.10 Claudia Maienborn, Humboldt University, Berlin:
 "Towards a Compositional Semantics for Locative Modifiers"
2.10-2.50 Giulia Centineo, UCSC/UCB:
 "The Distribution of the Clitic 'si' in Italian Transitive/
 Inchoative Pairs"
2.50-3.10 Break
3.10-3.50 Robin Schafer, UCSC/UCSD:
 "The SLP/ILP Distinction in 'Have' Predication"
3.50-4.30 Chris Barker, University of Rochester:
 "Episodic '-ee' in English"
4.30-4.50 Break
4.50-5.30 Friederike Moltmann, CUNY:
 "Deriving Readings of Part Structure Modifiers"
5.30-6.30 ARNIM VON STECHOW, University of Tuebingen:
 "The Proper Representation of Tense"

Saturday, February 25:

9-10 STANLEY PETERS, Stanford University:
 TBA
10-10.40 Satoshi Tomioka, University of Massachusetts at Amherst:
 "Focus Restricts Scope: Quantifier in VP Ellipsis"
10.40-11 Break
11-11.40 Jan Lerner, Manfred Pinkal, University of Saarbruecken:
 "Comparative Ellipsis and Variable Binding"
11.40-12.20 Toshiyuki Ogihara, University of Washington, Seattle:
 "Non-factual 'Before' and Adverbs of Quantification"
12.20-1.30 Lunch
1.30-2.10 Jeroen Groenendijk, University of Amsterdam:
 "Definite Descriptions in Update Semantics"
2.10-2.50 Reinhard Blutner, Max Planck Group "Structural Grammar", Berlin:
 "'Normality' in Update Semantics"
2.50-3.10 Break
3.10-3.50 Yoad Winter, OTS, Utrecht:
 "Syncategorematic Conjunction and Structured Meanings"
3.50-4.30 Daniel Buering, University of Cologne:
 "The Great Scope Inversion Conspiracy"
4.30-5.00 Business Meeting
5.30 Excursion to THE SALT LICK RESTAURANT, Hays County (Texas BBQ)

Sunday, February 26:

9-10 VENEETA DAYAL, Rutgers University:
 "Licensing 'any' in Non-Modal/Non-Negative Contexts"
10-10.40 Eric Jackson, University of Groningen:
 "Negative Polarity and General Statements"
10.40-11 Break
11-11.40 Maria Uribe-Echevarria, UCI:
 "Negative Polarity Licensing, Indefinites, and Complex Predicates"
11.40-12.20 Utpal Lahiri, UCI:
 "On Negative Polarity Items in Hindi"

Alternates:
Anastasia Giannakidou, University of Groningen:
 "Subjunctive, Habituality, and the Licensing of Polarity Items"
Polly Jacobson, Brown University:
 "On Apparent Exceptions to Weak Crossover in a Variable-Free Semantics"
Knud Lambrecht, University of Texas at Austin:
 "Compositional and Constructional Meaning: The case of French 'comme'"

The conference will be held at the University of Texas at Austin,
 Flawn Academic Center, 4th Floor
Conference fees: $35, $25 for students, payable by check or cash
 at registration.

Rooms have been reserved in the Driskill hotel in downtown Austin,
 phone 512-4745911, 1-800-2529367 8am-6pm CST, fax 512-4742188.
 Please mention that you take part in the SALT
 conference in order to get the special rate of $65 single, $75 double
 room. THESE RATES WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLY TILL WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8!

SALT 5 committee
Dept. of Linguistics
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1196
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Message 2: BLS 21 Conference Program

Date: Sat, 28 Jan 1995 09:43:21 BLS 21 Conference Program
From: erma <jnamkunguclink.berkeley.edu>
Subject: BLS 21 Conference Program


The Twenty-First Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society
 University of California, Berkeley
 February 17-20, 1995

 Conference Program

Parasession: Historical Issues in Sociolinguistics/
 Social Issues in Historical Linguistics

Special Session: Discourse in Southeast Asian Languages

 SPECIAL SESSION, FRIDAY, February 17, 1995
 Sproul Rooms, International House
 2299 Piedmont Ave at Bancroft

Invited speakers: Alton Becker, University of Michigan, Jack Bilmes,
University of Hawaii, Yung-O Biq, San Francisco State University,
David Solnit, University of Michigan

8:00 Registration Begins

MORNING SESSION:
9:00 A. L. Becker, University of Michigan, "Giving distance its due"
9:40 Michael C. Ewing, UC Santa Barbara, "Two pathways to
 identifiability in Cirebon Javanese"
10:10 Mark Durie, University of Melbourne, "Framing Acehnese: Language
 choice and discourse structures in Aceh"

LATE MORNING SESSION:
10:50 Yung-O Biq, San Francisco State University, "Causal relation and
 information sequencing in Mandarin"
11:30 Minglang Zhou, University of Oregon, "Local and global coreferences:
 third-person zero pronoun in Chinese narratives"
12:00 Yili Shi, Ball State University, "On the degrees of givenness:
 An analysis of noun phrases in some Chinese constructions

LUNCH BREAK (12:30-1:30)

AFTERNOON SESSION:
1:30 Jack Bilmes, University of Hawaii, "Dividing the rice II: Reaching
 a compromise in Northern Thai"
2:10 Shoichi Iwasaki, UCLA and Preeya Horie, National Language Institute,
 Japan, "Creating the middle ground register in Thai conversation"
2:40 Leela Bilmes, UC Berkeley, "The grammaticalization of Thai 'Come'
 and 'Go'"

LATE AFTERNOON SESSION:
3:20 David Solnit, University of Michigan, "Parallelism in Kayah Li:
 Elaborate expressions and beyond"
4:00 Li-chiung Yang, Georgetown University, "Prosodic patterns and
 discourse organization"
4:30 Eric Schiller, Linguistics Unlimited, "Not yes, not no: The Zen
 of Khmer discourse particles"

5:10 Stephen C. Fincke, UC Santa Barbara, "Social responsibility and
 deixis in Tagalog demonstratives"
5:40 Sherri Brainard, "Functions of marked aspect in expository
 discourse in Upper Tanudan Kalinga (Philippines)"


 GENERAL SESSION and PARASESSION
 February 18-20, 1995
 Boalt Hall
 University of California, Berkeley

Invited speakers, General Session:
Young-Mee Yu Cho, Stanford University, Jane Grimshaw, Rutgers University,
Michael Silverstein, University of Chicago,

Invited speakers, Parasession:
John McWhorter, Cornell University, Derek Nurse, Memorial University of
Newfoundland, Suzanne Romaine, Merton College, Oxford University

 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1995

8:00 Registration for General Session and Parasession Opens

MORNING SESSION: General Session
9:00 Jane Grimshaw, Rutgers
9:40 Bernard Tranel, UC Irvine, "On the Status of Universal Association
 Conventions: Evidence from Mixteco"
10:10 Andrea Heiberg, U Arizona, "A Non-derivational Approach to Winnebago
 Stress"

LATE MORNING SESSION: Parasession
11:05 Suzanne Romaine, Merton College, Oxford University, "Internal vs.
 External Change in Socio-Historical Linguistics: A Fruitless
 Dichotomy?"
11:45 Kevin Tuite, U de Montreal, "The Declension of Ethnonyms in English"
12:15 Jose Hualde, U Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Benjamin P. Sanders,
 Northeastern University, "Historical Development of the Andalusian
 Vowel System"
12:45 Ian Green, Australian National University, "The Death of "prefixing":
 Contact Induced Typological Change in Northern Australia"

LUNCH BREAK (1:15-2:25)

AFTERNOON SESSION: General Session
2:25 Rachel Nordlinger, Stanford, "Split Tense and Mood Inflection in
 Wambaya"
2:55 Ed Zoerner, UC Irvine, "Conjunction as a Case Feature-Checker"
3:25 Yoon-Suk Chung, UCB, "On a Scalar Operator"
3:55 Raul Aranovich, UCSD, "Spanish 'casi' as a Scalar Operator"

LATE AFTERNOON SESSION: General Session
4:50 Jun Da, U Texas, "The Interaction of Binding Principles and the
 Chinese Reflexive ta-ziji"
5:20 Barbara Birch, CSU Fresno, "Neurological Evidence for a Functional
 Basis for Lexical Categories"
5:50 Elisabeth Kuhn, Virginia Commonwealth U, "Germany vs "The South"
 or: Should (and Can?) Second Language Learners Be Taught How to
 Be "rude" or "sweet"?"
6:20 Brian F. Bowdle, Northwestern, "Generic Demonstratives"

 SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1995

MORNING SESSION: General Session
9:00 Michael Silverstein, U Chicago, "Kiksht (Wasco-Wishram)
 'Impersonals' as Anaphors and the Predictiveness of Grammatical-
 Categorical Universals""
9:40 Julie Solomon, Stanford, "Local and Global Functions of a Borrowed/
 Native Pair of Discourse Markers in a Yucatec Maya Narrative"
10:10 Nicholas Kibre, UCSB, "Word Order, Mutation, and Grammatical
 Relations in Welsh"

LATE MORNING SESSION: General Session
11:05 Eric Jackson, U of Groningen, "Negative Concord and Logical Form"
11:35 Jong-Bok Kim, Stanford, "English Negation from a Non-Derivational
 Perspective"
12:05 Michael Israel, UCSD, "Two Types of Negative Polarity Constructions"
12:35 Kyoko Hirose Ohara, UCB, "What's in a Place? Extended uses of a
 physical-world noun in Japanese"

LUNCH BREAK (1:05-2:15)

AFTERNOON SESSION: Parasession
2:15 John McWhorter, Cornell University, "Renewing our Vows: Creole
 Studies and Historical Linguistics"
2:55 Patricia Cukor-Avila, U of North Texas and Guy Bailey, U of Memphis,
 "Gramaticalization in AAVE"
3:25 Laurel Brinton, U British Columbia, "Pragmatics Markers in a
 Diachronic Perspective"
3:55 Derek Nurse, Memorial University of Newfoundland, "Linguistics and
 History in Africa"

LATE AFTERNOON SESSION: General Session
4:50 Robert Kirchner, UCLA, "Contrastiveness is an Epiphenomenon of
 Constraint RankingS
5:25 Paul Fallon, Ohio State U, "Diachronic Typology; The Case of
 Ejectives"
5:50 Philip Hamilton, U Toronto, "Vowel Phonotactic Positions in
 Australian Aboriginal Languages"
6:20 Matthew Gordon, U Michigan Ann Arbor, "The Phonological Composition
 of Personal Pronouns: Implications for Genetic Hypotheses"

EVENING: BLS PARTY

 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1995

MORNING SESSION: Parasession
9:00 Marvin Kramer, UCB, "Yokuts as a Target Language in a Shift from Miwok"
9:40 Robbin Clamons, Hamline U, "How Recent Contact Erased Ancient
 Traces in the Gender Systems of Oromo Dialects"
10:10 Gregory Anderson, U Chicago, "Diachronic Aspects of Russianisms
 in Siberian Turkic: Assimilation to 'Codeswitching'"
10:40 Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, UCB, "Variation in Modern Dutch d-weakening"

LATE MORNING SESSION: General Session
11:35 Yoshimi Miyake, U Michigan Ann Arbor, "Local Prestige of a Dialect
 in the Face of a Standard: a Japanese Case Study"
12:05 Hope Doyle, U Colorado Denver, "Ethnolinguistic Loyalties among
 Barcelona's Teens"
12:35 Yoko Hasegawa, UCB and Kazue Hata, Speech Technology Laboratory,
 Panasonic Technologies, Inc., "The Function of F0-peak Delay in
 Japanese"

LUNCH BREAK (1:05-2:15)

AFTERNOON SESSION: General Session
2:15 Young-Mee Yu-Cho, Stanford, "'Ordering Paradoxes' Revisited"
2:55 Lionel Wee, UCB, "Verbal Prefixation in Malay: Reconfiguring
 Paradigmatic Relations"
3:25 C. Orhan Orgun, UCB, "Flat versus Branching Morphological
 Structures: The Case of Suspended Affixation"
3:55 Piroska Csuri, Brandeis, "One-anaphora and Residual DRS's"

LATE AFTERNOON SESSION: General Session
4:50 Rebecca Wheeler, Independent, "'Understand' in Conceptual
 Semantics"
4:45 Martin Everaert, Utrecht U, "Predicate Fusion; Light Verb
 Constructions"
5:15 Mengistu Amberber, McGill U, "Functional Verbs in Predicate
 Formation: Event-type Hierarchy and Grammaticization"
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