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Message 1: The 19th Penn Linguistics Colloquium: Schedule

Date: Sun, 19 Feb 1995 21:34:44 The 19th Penn Linguistics Colloquium: Schedule
From: Rajesh Bhatt <bhattbabel.ling.upenn.edu>
Subject: The 19th Penn Linguistics Colloquium: Schedule


THE 19TH PENN LINGUISTICS COLLOQUIUM

 SCHEDULE
________________________________

Saturday, February 25

9-10:30 Syntax/Semantics

Rajesh Bhatt, University of Pennsylvania
"Why 'Minimize Restrictor'?"

Dan Hardt, Villanova University
"Sloppy Identity and Context Change"

Chung-hye Han, University of Pennsylvania
"A Syntactic Account of the Ambiguity of the Topic Marker '-(n)un' in
Korean"

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:15 Sociolinguistics

Katya Zubritskaya, University of Pennsylvania
"The Effects of Class and Social Mobility"

Natalie Shilling-Estes, North Carolina State University
"Production, Perception, and Patterning"

Sharon Ash, University of Pennsylvania, and Julie Roberts, University of
Vermont
"Acquisition of Linguistic Variation by Philly Kids"

12:15 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 Morphology and Phonology/Phonetics

Paul Kingsbury, University of Pennsylvania
"Levels in OT"

Adamantios Gafos, Johns Hopkins University
"The Morphological System of Temiar"

Mark Liberman, University of Pennsylvania and Akinbiyi Akinlabi, Rutgers
University
"The Phonetic Interpretation of the Yoruba Tonal System"

3:00 - 3:15 Coffee Break

3:15 - 5:15 Psycholinguistics and Syntax

Dong Dong Chen, McGill University
"Chinese reflexive ziji"

Rajesh Bhatt & Roumyana Izvorski, University of Pennsylvania
"It is possible to control PRO-arb"

Jairo Nunes, University of Maryland, College Park
"Traces as copies and the LCA"

Tony Kroch and Caroline Heycock, University of Pennsylvania and University
of Edinburgh
"Explaining the binding properties of pseudo-clefts"

Sunday, February 26th

10:00 - 11:30 Pragmatics

Sharon Cote, University of Pennsylvania
"Discourse Constraints on implicit arbitrary objects in English"

Alexis Dimitriadis, University of Pennsylvania
"When pro-drop languages don't"

Ellen Prince, University of Pennsylvania
"Subject pro-drop in Yiddish discourse"

11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 - 1:15 Phonology and Sociolinguistics

Charles Boberg and Stephanie Strassel, University of Pennsylvania
"Phonological change in Cincinatti"

Hadass Sheffer, University of Pennsylvania
"Visibility and Abstract Form: Evidence from
spirantization in modern Hebrew"

Naomi Nagy, University of Pennsylvania
"Double or Nothing : Romance Alignment Strategies"

1:15 - 2:30 Lunch

2:30 - 4:00 Semantics and Syntax/Semantics

E. Benedicto, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"Relativized modality, datives, reflexives suffixes"

Elina Herburger, University of South Carolina/MIT
"A Davidsonian theory of focus"

L.M. Tovena, University of Edinburgh
"Negating an ordering relation"
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Message 2: SAALA CONFERENCE, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA

Date: Mon, 20 Feb 95 09:32 GMT+2SAALA CONFERENCE, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA
From: <linguismaties.sun.ac.za>
Subject: SAALA CONFERENCE, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA


) South African Applied Linguistics Association - 15th annual conference

) PLEASE POST

) The 15th annual conference of SAALA (South African Applied
) Linguistics Association) will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa from
) 10-12 July 1995. The theme of the conference is: "Constitutionally enshrined
) multilingualism: challenges and responses."
) The topic of multilingualism is an extremely topical and
) relevant one in South Africa today. The new constitution of South Africa
) makes provision for eleven official languages. This conference is an attempt
) to explore the issues that constitutionally enshrined multilingualism gives
) rise to.
) Enquiries about details of the conference can be directed to the
) organizers at

) E-mail: linguismaties.sun.ac.za
) Fax: (country) 27 (city) 21 8082009
) Phone: (country) 27 (city) 21 8082010
) Postal Address: Department of General Linguistics
) University of Stellenbosch
) 7600 STELLENBOSCH
) SOUTH AFRICA

) Abstracts for papers/workshops/symposia on all aspects of the
) conference topic should reach the organizers by March 31, 1995.

) Stellenbosch is a university town in the Cape Province of South Africa. It is
) about 40 km from Cape Town (which has an easily accessible international
) airport), surrounded by mountains and set in the Stellenbosch valley. It is
) the main grape-growing and wine producing area of South Africa. Reasonably
) priced accommodation is available in guest houses and at the university.
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