LINGUIST List 6.285

Thu 23 Feb 1995

Confs: Rice U Symposium, LabPhon V

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  1. Suzanne E Kemmer, Schedule: USAGE-BASED MODELS OF LANGUAGE
  2. Michael Broe, LabPhon V: Preliminary Announcement


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 The Sixth Biennial
 Rice University Symposium on Language


 Sponsored by the Dept. of Linguistics,
 the Center for the Study of Language, and
 the School of Humanities, Rice University


Wednesday, March 15

Evening: Opening banquet, Cohen House
6:00-7:00 Bar
7:00-9:00 dinner
 Allen J. Matusow, Dean of Humanities, Rice University
 Welcoming remarks
 E. Douglas Mitchell, Rice University
 "The Rice Biennial Symposium on Language"

Thursday, March 16
Farnsworth Pavilion, Rice Memorial Center
8:45-9:00 Suzanne Kemmer, Rice University
 Opening comments

9:00-10:15 SYDNEY LAMB, Rice University
 "Bidirectional processing in language and related cognitive
 systems: The problem and a possible solution"

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:45 MIRA ARIEL, Tel Aviv University
 "Processing procedures in discourse, in grammar and in
 historical change: The case of reference"

11:45-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:15 JOAN BYBEE, University of New Mexico
 "The phonology of the lexicon: Evidence from lexical diffusion"

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:45 JANET PIERREHUMBERT, Northwestern University
 "The use of theory in experimental design"

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-4:45 General discussion

Friday, March 17

9:00-10:15 MICHAEL BARLOW, Rice University
 "Parallel texts in linguistic analysis"

10:15-10:30 break

10:30-11:45 JEREMY CLEAR, COBUILD and University of Birmingham, U.K.
 "Lexical analysis using large corpora"

11:45-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:15 DOUGLAS BIBER, Northern Arizona University
 "Investigating linguistic variability through
 corpus-based analyses of association patterns"

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:45 ARIE VERHAGEN, University of Utrecht
 "Interpreting usage: Construing the history of Dutch causal verbs"

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-5:15 MICHAEL ISRAEL, UC San Diego
 "Order and idiosyncrasy in a grammatical field: A brief survey
 of polarity sensitive items"

5:15-5:45 General discussion

Saturday, March 18

9:00-10:15 BRIAN MACWHINNEY, Carnegie Mellon University
 "Input-driven inductive models of language learning"

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:45 TOM GIVON, University of Oregon
 "The effect of the interlocutor on episodic memory for
 narrative text"

11:45-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:15 JOHN DU BOIS, UC Santa Barbara
 "Dialogic syntax"

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:45 RONALD LANGACKER, UC San Diego
 "Language structure and language processing"

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-5:15 Panel and general discussion

A limited number of registrants can still be accepted, but advance
notice is required. Registration is free; meal vouchers can be
purchased. If you wish to register, contact: Polly Washburn,
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Message 2: LabPhon V: Preliminary Announcement

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 1995 17:45:06 LabPhon V: Preliminary Announcement
From: Michael Broe <>
Subject: LabPhon V: Preliminary Announcement

The Fifth Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon V) will be held 6-8th
July, 1996, at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Further
details and a call for papers will follow in due course. For more
information, please contact Michael Broe (
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