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Thu Mar 28 1996

FYI: 3rd Australian Linguistic Institute

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  1. Peter White, 2nd Announcement: 3rd Australian Linguistic Institute

Message 1: 2nd Announcement: 3rd Australian Linguistic Institute

Date: Fri, 29 Mar 1996 08:38:38 +1000
From: Peter White <peterwlingua.cltr.uq.OZ.AU>
Subject: 2nd Announcement: 3rd Australian Linguistic Institute

Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
July 1-12 1996

The Third Australian Linguistics Institute will be held at the
Australian National University in Canberra, from July 1st to July 12th
1996. ALI 96 will feature 34 courses and several workshops in general
and applied linguistics. The line-up of presenters includes many
distinguished scholars, both from overseas and from several Australian
universities. A low registration fee ($170 for students, $290 for the
waged) is available until 21 March.

Course and workshop titles and presenters are listed below. Each
course will consist of 8 sessions of an 1 hour and 20 minutes. Classes
will be held on the Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday of each week
with the two Wednesdays available for workshops, private study,
sightseeing etc. The annual ALS meeting is scheduled for the middle
weekend (July 6-7) of the Institute. Student-type college
accommodation (in room only, or room plus meal packages) will be
available on campus at Burton and Garran Halls and more up-market
accommodation is also available within within walking distance of the
ALI venue.

ALI 96 IS AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED. Full details of the academic
program, together with registration forms and information on
accommodation, appear in the 56 page 'Guide to Courses and
Workshops'. To obtain the Guide and to register, please contact
Australian Convention and Travel Services, Unit 4, 24-26 Mort Street,
Braddon ACT. 2601 (fax 06 257 3256, email: or
Professor Andrew Pawley, Department of Linguistics, RSPAS, PO Box
1428, Canberra ACT 2601 (fax 06 249 4896, email:


Discourse, Syntax and Cognition (Russell Tomlin, U. Oregon)**

Talking in Real Time: Formulaic Speech Genres and Why We Use Them (Kon
Kuiper, U. Canterbury)

What it takes to know a Language: Beyond the Grammar-Lexicon Model of
Linguistic Competence (Andrew Pawley, ANU)

Conversation Analysis (Tony Liddicoat, ANU)

Cross-Cultural Communication (Anna Wierzbicka, ANU)

Orality and Literacy: Ethnographic Perspectives (Alan Rumsey, ANU & U. Sydney)

Critical Literacy and Critical Pedagogy (Glenda Shopen, Australian Catholic
U., & Tim Shopen,

Integrating Grammar and Communication in Second Language Teaching (Diana
Larsen-Freeman, School of International Training, Vermont)

Topics in Bilingualism (Fred Genesee, McGill U.)

General Issues in Language Assessment (Alan Davies, U. Melbourne)

A Descriptive Grammar of English: Selected Topics (Rodney Huddleston, U.

Topics in Japanese Linguistics (Tony Backhouse, ANU)

The Aboriginal Languages of Australia (Ian Green, Batchelor College, NT)

Ngaatjatjarra for Beginners (Lizzie Ellis, IAD, Alice Springs)

Tok Pisin for Beginners (Tom Dutton, ANU)

Phonetics of Australian Languages (Andrew Butcher, Flinders U.)

Amazonian Languages (Alexandra Aikhenvald, ANU)

An Introduction to Austronesian Languages and Linguistics (Malcolm Ross, ANU)

Papuan Languages (William Foley, U. Sydney)

West African Languages: An Areal, Typological and Cultural Overview (Felix
Ameka, U. Leiden)

Dravidian Linguistics: An Introduction to History and Typology (Bh.
Krishnamurti, U. Hyderabad)

Compiling Dictionaries of Preliterate Languages (Paul Geraghty, Institute
of Fijian Language & Culture)

How to show that Languages are Related (Lyle Campbell, U. Canterbury)

Basic Linguistic Theory (R.M.W. Dixon, ANU)

Cross-Linguistic Syntax from a Semantic Point of View (NSM Approach) (Cliff
Goddard, UNE)

Polysynthesis (Hans-Juergen Sasse, U. Cologne)

Nominal Classification (Colette Grinevald Craig, U. Lumiere, Lyon)

Case (Barry J. Blake, La Trobe U.)

Inverse as Case-Marking Type; Inverse as Voice (Spike Gildea, Rice U.)

Optimality Theory (Alan Prince, Rutgers U.)

Introduction to Optimality Theoretic Syntax (Jane Grimshaw, Rutgers U.)

Lexical-Functional Grammar (Avery Andrews, ANU)

Forensic Phonetics (Francis Nolan, Cambridge U.)

Linguistic Tonetics (Phil Rose, ANU)

**Russell Tomlin's course replaces one originally to be taught by Roger
Anderson of UCLA

There will be three one-day workshops:
Computational Analysis of Language Acquisition Corpora (Manfred Pienemann, ANU)
Methodology in Historical Linguistics (Harold Koch and Cynthia Allen, ANU)
Where Did the Western Desert Language Come From? (Patrick McConvell, UNT,


 Andy Pawley. Email:

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