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Sun May 12 1996

Confs: Formal Linguistics (FLSM VII), Finno-Ugric Conf

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  1. Michael Calcagno, Conf: FLSM VII Formal Linguistics
  2. McRobbie, Finno-Ugric Conference

Message 1: Conf: FLSM VII Formal Linguistics

Date: Fri, 10 May 1996 10:53:13 EDT
From: Michael Calcagno <>
Subject: Conf: FLSM VII Formal Linguistics
 Formal Linguistics Society of Midamerica VII
 The Ohio State University, Columbus
		 May 17-19, 1996

LOCATION: Meiling Hall
 370 W. Ninth Ave
 Across from the parking structure, on the OSU campus

REGISTRATION: Begins at 1400h on Friday, in the Meiling Hall lobby
 $20/faculty; $10/students


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1430 Welcoming Remarks

1435 The Nature of Spec Agr(S)P in French
	Barbara Vance, Indiana University 	

1510 The Extended DP-hypothesis in Romance: Agreement and 
	Word OrderJuan Martin, University of Toledo

1545-1555 Break

1555 Constraints on Reduplication in Kihehe
	David Odden and Mary Odden, The Ohio State University

1630 Correspondence Effects in SiSwati Reduplication
	Laura Downing, University of Pennsylvania

1705 The Subset Principle and The Acquisition of the Phonological 
	Inventory Mark Hale and Charles Reiss, Concordia University

1740-1750 Break

1750 Sentence-final Particles in Japanese: An Alternative to Scalar 
	Analyses Yuriko Suzuki Kose, U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1825 A Left-to-Right Approach in Discourse Representation Theory
	So-Woo Chung, Sungshin Women's University, Seoul

1900-2000 Dinner

2000 Invited Speaker: Brian Joseph, The Ohio State University
 Title: Where Can Grammatical Morphemes Come From? Greek Evidence
 Concerning the Nature of Grammaticalization

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0900-0915 Coffee

0915 Why "laisser/faire" Leads to an Apparent Semantic Paradox
	Lisa Reed, Pennsylvania State University

0950 Verb Second Licenses Operators
	Charlotte Reinholtz, University of Manitoba

1025-1035 Break

1035 Sesotho Height Harmony and Vowel Height Features
	Frederick Parkinson, The Ohio State University

1110 The Role of Vowels in the Perception of the Three-way 
	Contrastive Stops in Korean
	Mi-Ryoung Kim, University of Michigan

1145 A Semantic Account of Superlatives
	Deryle Lonsdale, Carnegie Mellon University

1220 Where's Transitivity?
	Mari Broman Olsen, Northwestern U. and U of Maryland IACS, 
	and Talke Macfarland, Northwestern University

1255-1400 Lunch

1400 Invited Speaker: Donca Steriade, UCLA
 Title: Phonetics in Phonology: The Case of Laryngeal 

1500 Matching Effects: Syntax or Morphology? Evidence from Hindi 
	Rajesh Bhatt, University of Pennsylvania

1535 Structure of Madurese Sentences: Sorting Out Case and Movement
	William Davies, University of Iowa

1610-1620 Break

1620 Split Binding in French and Chinese
	J.-Marc Authier, University of Ottawa and Lisa Reed, 
	Penn State

1655 Identity in Chinese Reduplicative Morphology
	Jun Da, The University of Texas at Austin

1730-1740 Break

1740 Consonant Release and Place Assimilation: A Comparison 
	Between Hindi and Korean
	Seok-Chae Rhee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1815 Consonant Mutations and Autosegmental Phonology
	Janet Grijzenhout, University of Toronto

1850-2000 Dinner

2000 An Optimality-Theoretic Typology of Basic Word Order
	S.D. Clemons, University of Iowa

2035 Verb-Coded Coordination and Mutation: Agreement as Pronominal
 Incorporation in a Generalized Categorial Framework
	Leo Obrst, Boeing Helicopters

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0900-0915 Coffee

0915 Invited Speaker: Gregory Ward, Northwestern University
 Title: Those Generic Demonstratives!

1015-1030 Break

1030 Specific Situations
	Ginny Brennan, Vanderbilt University

1105 Referential Indefinite Direct Objects in Turkish
	Leyla Zidari-Eroglu, University of Wisconsin, Madison

1140 Temporal Interpretation of Internally-Headed Relative Clauses 
	in Japanese
	Masaaki Fuji, Rutgers University

1200 Business Meeting
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Message 2: Finno-Ugric Conference

Date: Sat, 11 May 1996 15:52:45 PDT
From: McRobbie <>
Subject: Finno-Ugric Conference
CANADA May 28-29, 1996. Learned Societies Congress. Brock
University. 500 Glenridge Avenue. St.Catharines, Ontario. Canada. L2S

Studies Association of Canada/ Association Canadienne des tudes

TUESDAY, May 28 Room: ED 202

Session 1 JOINT SESSION OF FUSAC/HSAC (Hungarian Studies Association
of Canada)
 "Millicentennial Celebrations of the Hungarian Settlement"

 Chairs: Andor Tari (University of Guelph), HSAC President
 Zita McRobbie (Simon Fraser University), FUSAC

9:00 - 9:15 Official Address

9:15 - 10:30 Mria Horvth-Krisztinkovich (U of British Columbia):
 "The Genesis of Panorama Painting: The so-called Fesztyrkp of
the Millenium Celebration of 1896"

10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00 - 11:30 Kroly Dombi (Ottawa):
 "The Controversy over Hungarian Prehistory"
11:30 - 12:00 Lsz Szab (University of New Brunswick):
 "On Hungarian and Maliseet Vocabulary: Observations 
	and Comments"

12:00 - 2:00 LUNCH

Session 2 "The Teaching and Learning of Finno-Ugric 
	Languages and Cultures Beyond the First Generation"

 Chair: Harri MCrk (University of Toronto)

2:00 - 2:30 Melvin J. Luthy (Brigham Young University):
 "Computer Interactive Reading of Seitsemn veljest"
2:30 - 3:00 Maisa Martin (University of Jyvskyl, Finland):
 "Language Processing Mechanisms and Morphology"
3:00 - 3:30 Anna Fenyvesi (University of Pittsburgh):
 "The Hungarian of Second Generation Speakers: What 
	Can the Linguist Tell the Language Teacher?"

3:30 - 4:00 COFFEE BREAK

Session 3 Chair: Monica Sanchez (Brock University)

4:00 - 4:30 Timo Haukioja (University of Turku, Finland):
 "Finnish Existentials in Cognitive Grammar"
4:30 - 5:00 Alan Libert (University of Newcastle, Australia):
 "On the Role of Lexical Factors in the Well-Formedness 
	of Secondary Predicates in Uralic Languages"

5:30 - 7:00 PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION (Residence Dining Hall)


WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 Room: ED 202

Session 4 Presentation by FUSAC'S Keynote Speaker

8:30 - 9:30 Chair: Ilse Lehiste (Ohio State University)

 Marianne Bakr-Nagy (Linguistics Institute of the 
	Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Finno-Ugric Dept, Budapest):
 "Meaning, Concept and Definition"

9:30 - 9:45 COFFEE

Session 5 Chair: Maisa Martin (University of Jyvskyl)

9:45 - 10:15 Svetlana Panchenko (Ural State University, Russia):
 "A Dictionary of Khanty Toponyms for the Basin 
		of the Kazym River"
10:15 - 10:45 Natalia Glukhova (Mari State University, Russia):
 "Numerical Method of Mari Folklore Style Analysis"

10:45 - 11:00 COFFEE

Session 6 Chair: Sheila Embleton (York University)

11:00 - 11:30 Harri MCrk (University of Toronto):
 "Attitudes and Motivation Toward Language and Culture
		Retention Among Some Finno-Ugric Peoples"
11:30 - 12:00 Mika Roinila (University of Saskatchewan):
 "The Historic Finnish Community of Finn Slough, 
		Richmond, B.C."

12:00 - 2:00 LUNCH

Session 7 Chair: Marianne Bakr-Nagy (Linguistics Institute 
		of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Finno-Ugric 
		Department, Budapest)

2:00 - 2:30 Ilse Lehiste (Ohio State University):
 "Ambiguously Long Plosives in Estonian"
2:30 - 3:00 Zita McRobbie (Simon Fraser University):
 "Skolt Saami Long Obstruents of Different Duration: An
		Unusual Alternation"
3:00 - 3:30 Gyula Dcsy (Indiana University, Bloomington):
 "Metaphoric Origins of the Finno-Ugric Numerals from1 - 6"

3:30 - 3:45 COFFEE

Session 8 Chair: Mika Roinila (University of Saskatchewan)

3:45 - 4:15 Kaarina Kailo (Concordia University, Montreal):
 "Finnish Bear Rituals and the Representation of the
		Feminine in Nature -- The Return of Mielikki 
		and Hongatar"
4:15 - 4:45 Minna Riikka J=E4rvinen (University of Helsinki):
 "Surprising Organisation in Improvisation. An Analysis 
		of the Kildin Saami luuvt-Song"
4:45 - 5:15 Minna Toikka (University of Turku):
 "Women and National Identity in Finland at the Turn 
		of the Century: A Case Study"

5:15 -5:30 COFFEE


8:00 SOCIAL EVENING (location TBA)

For further information contact

Zita McRobbie (Department of Linguistics,Simon Fraser U, Burnaby,
B.C. V5A 1S6. Canada).


Sheila Embleton (Department of Languages, literature & Linguistics,
York University, 4700 Keele Street. North York. Ontario. M3J
1PM. Canada).

e-mail: embletonYorkU.CA


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