LINGUIST List 8.265

Mon Feb 24 1997

Confs: Structure & Constituency, Lang Teaching

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  1. Shanley Allen, Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas
  2. S. Jager, Language Teaching and Language Technology - Call for Participati

Message 1: Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas

Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 11:37:08 PST
From: Shanley Allen <allenmpi.nl>
Subject: Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas


WORKSHOP ON STRUCTURE AND CONSTITUENCY
IN THE LANGUAGES OF THE AMERICAS

21-23 March 1997

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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PROGRAM

FRIDAY, MARCH 21

9:30 Registration

SESSION 1: PHONOLOGY-SYNTAX INTERFACE
10:00 Kevin Russell
 "Towards a comparative prosody of nonconfigurational
languages"
10:40 David Beck
 "Phonological versus syntactic constituency in Lushootseed"

11:20 BREAK

SESSION 2: CAUSATIVES
11:35 G. Aaron Broadwell
 "When causatives mean 'intensive'"
12:15 Shanley Allen
 "Learning the structure of causatives in early Inuktitut"

12:55 LUNCH

2:40 BELCOURT LECTURE: H.C. Wolfart

4:00 RECEPTION


SATURDAY, MARCH 22

SESSION 3: PRONOMINAL ARGUMENT HYPOTHESIS
9:00 Felicia Lee
 "Independent pronouns as predicates in Zapotec"
9:40 Brian Potter
 "A pronominal argument language without pronominal arguments"

10:20 BREAK

10:40 INVITED SPEAKER: Henry Davis
 "Turning the Pronominal Argument Hypothesis upside down:
 Evidence from Salish"

12:00 DISCUSSION

12:20 LUNCH TOGETHER AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT

SESSION 4: PHONOLOGY
2:00 Paul Hagstrom
 "Contextual metrical invisibility in Mohawk and Passamaquoddy"
2:40 Esther Herrera Zendejas
 "The case of fake palatals in Mixe phonology"

3:20 BREAK

SESSION 5: SYNTAX-SEMANTICS INTERFACE
3:35 Hamida Demirdache & Lisa Matthewson
 "The syntax and semantics of distributivity in St'at'imcets
 (Lillouet Salish)"
4:15 Charlotte Reinholtz
 "Evidence for determiner phrases in Swampy Cree"
4:55 Rose-Marie Dechaine
 "Modifier flexibility in Plains Cree"

7:00 PARTY


SUNDAY, MARCH 23

SESSION 6: ROUNDTABLE ON LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT
9:30 INVITED SPEAKER: Alana Johns
 "The Role of Linguists in the Maintenance and Revitalization
 of Aboriginal Languages in Canada: Who's Doing What"

10:45 BREAK

11:00 DISCUSSION

12:30 END OF CONFERENCE
 LUNCH TOGETHER AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT

For further information on registration, accommodation, weather, or
anything else, please don't hesitate to contact Leslie Saxon by email
(saxonuvic.ca), phone (250)721-7429, fax (250)721-7423, or snail mail
(Department of Linguistics, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC,
Canada, V8W 3P4).

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Message 2: Language Teaching and Language Technology - Call for Participati

Date: Fri, 21 Feb 1997 11:22:41 +0000
From: S. Jager <jagerlet.rug.nl>
Subject: Language Teaching and Language Technology - Call for Participati

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 Language Teaching and Language Technology
 28-29 April 1997
 University of Groningen
 The Netherlands

Call for participation
A provisional programme is now available for "Language Teaching
and Language Technology", an international conference which aims
to bring together experts in CALL from teaching, research and
industry.

Colleagues working in these fields are invited to participate
in the conference. The registration fee is Dfl 100.-, (Dfl. 80.-
for early registration) but further discounts are available. For
registration details (including a registration form) and further
conference information, please visit our web site at
http://www.let.rug.nl/~call97/ .

A list of speakers is given below. For further information, you can
reach us at call-conflet.rug.nl.

Sake Jager
LTLT Coordinator
(also for Arthur van Essen and John Nerbonne, co-chairs)
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List of speakers and topics

Invited:
Borchardt, Frank (CALICO)
 On Current Didactic Issues in CALL
Heppell, Stephen (ULTRALAB/Anglia Polytechnic University, Essex)
 On Educational Policy and CALL
Karttunnen, Lauri (Rank Xerox, Grenoble)
 On the Technological Horizon
Ven, Joke van der (Wolters-Noordhof, Groningen)
 On the Publisher's Perspective

Selected (provisional list):
Allodi, Alessandro, Duco A. Dokter and Edwin Kuipers (University of
Groningen)
 WELLS: Web-Enhanced Language Learning
Barlow, Michael (Rice University/Athelstan Publications)
 Monolingual and Bilingual Concordance Programs for Language Learning
Bel, Eric and Bruce Ingraham (University of Teesside)
 "I want to be able to know how to go about learning French for myself
 ...."
Bernstein, Jared (Entropic Research Laboratory Inc.)
 Speech Recognition in Japanese Spoken Language Education
Carson-Berndsen, Julie (Universit=E4t Bielefeld)
 Computational Autosegmental Phonology in Pronunciation Teaching
Desmarais, Lise and Michel Laurier (Canadian Foreign Service
Institute)
 Evaluating Learning and Interactions in a Multimedia Environment
D=EDaz de Ilarraza, A, M. Maritxalar and M. Oronoz (University of the
Basque Country)
 Reusability of Language Technology in support of Corpus Studies in
 an ICALL Environment
Dokter, D.A, J. Nerbonne, L. Schurcks-Grozeva and P. Smit
(University of Groningen)
 Glosser-RUG: a user study
D=FCntsch, Ivo and G=FCnther Gediga (University of Ulster, Universit=E4t
Osnabr=FCck)
 Knowledge structures and their Application in CALL systems
Hamilton, Simon (Exlingua International)A CALL User study
Heerkens, Lidwien (Catholic University of Brabant)
 TUMULT: a multimedia program for listening comprehension (DEMO)
Hendricks, Harold H. (Brigham Young University)
 Large-scale Implementation of Spanish CALL at Brigham Young
 University
Heuven, Vincent J. van (University of Leiden)
 COOL - A programme for Computer-Assisted Parsing
Holliday, Lloyd (La Trobe University)
 The Grammar of Second Language Learners of English EMAIL Messages
Hu, Qian, Jeff Hopkins and Marianne Phinney (Inso Corporation)
 A CALL Product for English Reading and Writing
Jager, Sake (University of Groningen)
 Hologram: A Language Learning Environment for Teachers and Students
 (DEMO)
McCreesh, Bernadine (Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi)
 Vocabulary improvement University of Quebec
Murphy, Maureen, Anja Kr=FCger and Andrea Grieszl (University of Ulster,
University of Osnabr=FCck, Institut f=FCr Logik und Linguistik IBM)
 RECALL-Towards a knowledge-based approach to CALL
Nerbonne, John (University of Groningen)
 Glosser (DEMO)
Paskaleva, Elena and Stoyan Michov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
 Align and Search (Variations on a Theme by Church)
Rothenberg, Martin (Syracuse Language Systems)
 The New Face of Distance Learning in Language Instruction
Selva, Thierry, F. Issac, T. Chanier and C. Fouquere
(Universit=E9 de Franche-Comte and Universit=E9 Paris 13)
 Lexical Comprehension and Production in Alexia System
Skrelin, Pavel and Nina Volskaya (Saint-Petersburg State University)
 The Application of New Technologies in the Development of Education
 Programs
Vergaro, Carla (University of Rome 3)
 Case study Rome Linguistic Centre
Vos, Sjoerd de (University of Groningen)
 Computer-Assisted Testing in Teaching Dutch as a Second Language
Weis, Uta (University of Hamburg)
 Hypertext and Reading in a Foreign Language
Witt, Silke and Steve Young (Cambridge University, UK)
 Computer-assisted Pronunciation Teaching based on Automatic Speech
 Recognition
Yablonsky, Serge A. (St Petersburg University)
 New Capabilities for Russian and Ukranian Language Learning Based on
 the Language Processor Russicon
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E-mail: call-conflet.rug.nl	Mail	Drs. S. Jager
Tel: +31 50 3635921			Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen
Fax: +31 50 3635821			PO Box 716
							9700 AS Groningen,
							Netherlands
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