LINGUIST List 7.521

Tue Apr 9 1996

Confs: History of Ling, Conceptual Structure

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  2. Jean-Pierre A Koenig, Conceptual structure, Language, and Discourse II

Message 1: ICHOLS VII

Date: Mon, 08 Apr 1996 12:53:38 -0000
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As previously announced, the Seventh International Conference on the
History of Linguistics (ICHoLs VII) will take place at Oxford
University, England, from Thursday 12th September to Tuesday 17th
September 1996, in association with the Henry Sweet Society for the
History of Linguistic Ideas.

The programme will include speakers from more than twenty countries,
covering a wide range of issues representing Western thought, from
classical antiquity to the present, as well as other non-European
traditions. It will open with a keynote address from Anna Morpurgo
Davies. To accommodate the scope of the papers which have been
accepted there will be three types of presentation: five further
keynote papers (one hour including discussion); approximately fifteen
plenary sessions of 30 minutes each (including discussion); and
approximately seventy papers running within parallel sessions of 30
minutes (including discussion).

Accommodation has been arranged for delegates at Keble College, and
meetings will be held either in the college itself or immediately
adjacent buildings. Contact telephone numbers and addresses can be
supplied for those who would prefer to make their own arrangements for

A second circular is now available and has been sent to those already
on the mailing list. It includes further details about the programme,
a list of speakers and the titles of their papers, and a booking form.
Early booking is appreciated; full payment is required by the end of

For further details contact:
 David Cram, ICHoLs VII, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW,
 Tel: +44 1865 270489; Fax: +44 1865 280412

Henry Sweet Society: Werner Huellen, Vivien Law; North American
Association for the History of the Language Sciences: Konrad Koerner,
Talbot Taylor; Societe d'Histoire et d'Epistemologie du Langage:
Sylvain Auroux, Irene Rosier; Studienkreis Geschichte der
Sprachwissenschaft: Kjell-Ake Forsgren, Peter Schmitter; Werkverband
Geschiednis van de Taalkunde: Jan Noordegraaf, Marijke van der Wal.
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Message 2: Conceptual structure, Language, and Discourse II

Date: Mon, 08 Apr 1996 08:52:56 EDT
From: Jean-Pierre A Koenig <jpkoenigacsu.Buffalo.EDU>
Subject: Conceptual structure, Language, and Discourse II


 April 12-14, 1996

 State University of New York at Buffalo

Sponsors: Department of Linguistics, Center for Cognitive Science,
 Conference in the Disciplines, Council on International Studies,
 Intensive English Language Institute, World Languages Institute.

Registration: On-site Registration
	Free for SUNY students, $15 for non-SUNY students, $25
 for others.

For more information, Contact:, (716)
645-2177, or visit our Web site at:'

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 (Center for tomorrow, Amherst Campus)

9:00-9:25 Turner, Mark. University of Maryland, College Park.
 'Blending and counterfactuals.'
9:25-9:50 Robert, Adrian. UC San Diego.
 'Blending and other conceptual operations in the interpretation of
 mathematical proofs.'
9:50-10:15 Grush, Rick. Washington University, St Louis.
 Mandelblit, Nili. UC San Diego.
 'Blending in language, conceptual structure, and the cerebral 
10:15-10:40 Fridman-Mintz, Boris. Universidad de Colima.
 Liddell, Scott. Gallaudet University.
 'Sequencing Mental Spaces in ASL narratives.'


10:55-11:35 Gentner, Dedre. Northwestern University.
 'Metaphor as mapping.'

11:35-12:00 Kellogg, Margaret. UC San Diego.
 'Bodies in action: active zones and verb expression by 
	aphasic patients.'
12:00-12:25 Allen, Shanley and Heike Schroeder. Max Planck 
 'Preferred argument structure in early Inuktitut spontaneous
 speech data.'
12:25-12:50 Harris, Catherine. Boston University.
 'Psycholinguistic studies of entrenchment.'


2:20-3:00 Dubois, John. UC Santa Barbara.
 'Dialogic Syntax.'

3:00-3:25 Fraczak, Lidia. University of Paris-Sud.
 'A two-level approach to discourse analysis.'
3:25-3:50 Mushin, Ilana. SUNY at Buffalo.
 'Perspective shifts in narrative discourse.'
3:50-4:15 Irandoust, Hengameh. University of Paris-Orsay.
 'Perspective and temporal structure of narrative texts.'

4:30-4:55 Michaelis, Laura. University of Colorado.
 Lambrecht, Knud. University of Texas at Austin.
 'On sentence accent in information questions.'
4:55-5:20 Matthewson, Lisa. University of British Columbia.
 'Salish determiners: evidence for a discourse parameter.'
5:20-5:55 Schilperoord, Joost and Arie Verhagen. Utrecht U.
 'Sense dependency in clausal configurations in discourse.'

8:00-8:40 Fauconnier, Gilles. UC San Diego.
 'Principles of Conceptual Integration'
8:40-9:20 Talmy, Leonard. SUNY at Buffalo.
 'Attention and Focus'

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 (114 Wende Hall, Main campus)

9:00-9:25 Strausfeld, Laura. UC Berkeley.
 'Speech acts and truth models: metaphor analysis in 
 	discourse pragmatics.'
9:25-9:50 Grady, Joseph. UC Berkeley.
 'A reassessment of metaphors for mental processes.'
9:50-10:15 Cienki, Alan. Emory University.
 'Metaphoric gestures and their relations to verbal 
	metaphorical expressions.'
10:15-10:40 Taub, Sarah. UC Berkeley.
 'The connection between grammaticalization and event 
	structure metaphor: evidence from Uighur auxiliation.'

10:55-11:35 Schiffrin, Deborah. Georgetown University.
 'The interactive construction of space in discourse.'

11:35-12:00 Hirst, Graeme. University of Toronto.
 'The conceptual differentiation of near-synonyms.'
12:00-12:25 Barnden, John, Stephen Helmreich, and Gees Stein.
 New Mexico State University.
 'An AI system for metaphorical reasoning about mental
 states in discourse.'
12:25-12:50 Narayanan, Srini. International Computer Science
 Institute and UC Berkeley.
 'A cognitive model of aspect.'


2:20-2:45 Fong, Vivienne, and Christine Poulin. Stanford U.
 'Locating linguistic variation in semantic templates.'
2:45-3:10 Goldberg, Adele. UC San Diego.
 'Lexical items and principles of predication.'
3:10-3:35 Kirsner, Robert. UCLA.
 van der Kloot, Wim. Rijksuniversiteit Leiden.
 'Right in the middle of it: the discourse pragmatics of 
	geometric versus non-geometric periphrastic progressives 
	in English.'

3:45-4:10 Polinsky, Maria. U of Southern California.
 'Double object constructions: a cognitive account.'
4:10-4:35 Croft, William. University of Manchester.
 'Locative subjects and related constructions.'
4:35-5:00 Byrne, William. UC San Diego.
 'Lexical semantics vs. pragmatics and the distribution of
 generic objects.'

5:15-5:55 Langacker, Ronald. UC San Diego.
 'On Subjectification and Grammaticization.'
5:55-6:35 Lakoff, George. UC Berkeley.
 'The metaphorical structure of mathematics:
 a research program for cognitive science.'

CONFERENCE PARTY: 7:30-11:00 Charter Oaks community house

SUNDAY, APRIL 14 (109 Knox Hall, Amherst campus)

9:00-9:25 Schwenter, Scott. Stanford University.
 'From hypothetical to factual and beyond: independent
	'si'-clauses in Spanish conversation'
9:25-9:50 Achard, Michel. University of Florida.
 'Stucture and grammatical coding of a conceptual category:
 the complements of perception verbs in French.'
9:50-10:15 Sweetser, Eve. UC Berkeley.
 'Evocative protases and discourse function.'
10:15-10:40 Koenig, Jean-Pierre and Beate Benndorf. 
	SUNY at Buffalo.
 'Meaning and context: German aber and sondern.'

10:55-11:35 Bowermann, Melissa. Max-Planck Institute.
	'Shaping meanings to language:
 Universal and language specific in the acquisition of 
	semantic categories.'

11:35-12:00 Cumming, Susanna and Tsuyoshi Ono. UC Santa Barbara.
 'Categories and terms: a re-examination of the basic level 
	in discourse.'
12:00-12:25 Emanatian, Michele. University of Massachusetts.
 'Intellectual and conversational paths.'
12:25-12:50 Farrell, Patrick. UC Davis.
 'The conceptual basis of number marking in Brazilian Portuguese.'


2:20-2:45 Fong, Vivienne. Stanford University.
 'Place and time as semantic primitives for directional 
2:45-3:10 Braun, Friederike. Kiel University.
 'Prototype theory and covert gender in Turkish.'
3:10-3:35 Israel, Michael. UC San Diego.
 'Until 2.'
3:35-4:00 Van Hoek, Karen. University of Michigan.
 'Negative polarity 'any': a Mental Space account.'

4:10-4:35 Carey, Kathleen. University of North Texas.
 'A historical approach to the English reflexive.'
4:35-5:00 Ariel, Mira. Tel-Aviv University.
 'The grammaticalization of person agreement:
 an accessibility versus a markedness account.'
5:00-5:25 Dorgeloh, Heidrun. University of Duesseldorf.
 'Marked syntax and the relevance of discourse type
 and structure.'
5:25-5:50 Huumo, Tuomas. University of Turku.
 'Bound spaces and the semantic interpretation of existentials.'
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