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Tue Oct 31 1995

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Message 1: 4th Workshop

Date: Tue, 31 Oct 1995 13:23:20 4th Workshop
From: REX E WALLACE <rwallaceoitunix.oit.umass.edu>
Subject: 4th Workshop

Colleagues,

The 4th WORKSHOP ON COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS will be held on the campus
of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA on the weekend of November
10-12, 1995 (final program provided below). For additional information please
contact Rex Wallace at rwallacetitan.oit.umass.edu or at Department
of Classics, 520 Herter Hall, UMASS, Amherst, MA 01003.

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FOURTH WORKSHOP ON COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
November 10-12, 1995

Typology and Diachrony

Friday evening, November 10, 7:00 - 9:00, Informal Gathering at
	Boltwood Tavern, Lord Jeffery Inn, Amherst

Saturday, November 11.

9:00 - 9:30, Coffee

9:30, Opening Remarks, Rex Wallace University of Massachusetts at
	Amherst

9:30 - 12:00, Session 1, Issues in Sampling Procedure, Mark Feinstein,
	Hampshire College, chair

William Pagliuca, University of Illinois, 'Sampling and Diachrony'
Revere Perkins, Independent Consultant, 'Independence in Language
	Samples'
Discussant: Gerda Kamberova, University Pennsylvania

12:00-2:00, Lunch break

2:00-5:00, Session 2, Typology and Phonological Reconstruction, Joe
	Salmons, University of Wisconsin, chair

Alice Faber, Haskins Labs, 'The limits of typology in phonological
	reconstruction: some Semitic case studies'
Ives Goddard, Smithsonian Institution, 'Some considerations in
	reconstructing the history of sound systems'
Fred Schwink, Universitat Eichstatt, 'Typological Contributions to the
	Reconstruction of Phonological Rules'
Discussant: Jay Jasanoff, Cornell University

6:00-7:30, Reception at Lord Jeffery Inn

Sunday, November 12

9:00-9:30, Coffee

9:30-12:00, Session 3, Towards a Typology of Change, Roger Higgins,
	University of Massachusetts at Amherst, chair

Mary Niepokuj, Purdue University, 'Typological evidence in the
	reconstruction of morphology: some case studies'
Eve Sweetser, University of California, Berkeley, 'Metaphor,
	iconicity, and the development of grammatical meaning'
Ellen Woolford, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 'Case and
	agreement typology'
Discussant: Brian Joseph, The Ohio State University



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					Rex Wallace
					Department of Classics
					520 Herter Hall
					UMASS, Amherst
					Amherst, MA 01003
					(413)-545-5779
					rwallacetitan.oit.umass.edu
					
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