LINGUIST List 8.705

Mon May 12 1997

Confs: Reflexives, Conceptual Structure

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  1. Curl Traci S, International Symposium on Reflexives and Reciprocals
  2. Dan Jurafsky, CSDL 1997 Final Schedule

Message 1: International Symposium on Reflexives and Reciprocals

Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 09:55:21 -0600 (MDT)
From: Curl Traci S <curlucsu.Colorado.EDU>
Subject: International Symposium on Reflexives and Reciprocals

The symposium will address the issues of reflexive and reciprocal
forms and function from different theoretical perspectives and in a
wide variety of languages.


International Symposium on Reflexives and Reciprocals
August 29-30, 1997
Boulder, Colorado

Bernd Heine, University of Cologne, Germany -TBA
Mathias Schladt, University of Cologne, Germany - The Typology and
Grammaticalization of Reflexives with Special Reference to Body Parts
Nino Amiridze - Institute of Oriental Studies, Georgian Academy of
Sciences, Tbilisi Georgia - Nostalgia for being a Noun: A Case of Georgian
Suzanne Kemmer - Rice University, Houston, TBA
Elly van Gelderen, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona - When's a
Pronoun an Anaphor?
Ekkehard Koenig, Free University of Berlin - Intensifiers and Reflexives:
A Typological Perspective
Werner Abraham, University of Groningen, Netherlands - On the Intensifier
'Selbst' in German
Ekaterina A. Lyutikova, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow - Reflexives
and Emphasis in Tsakhur (Nakh-Dagestanian)
Sergio Meira, Rice University, Houston, Texas - Reflexives and the
Accidental Active-Stative Systems of Cariban
Donna Gerdts, Simon Fraser University, Urnaby, B.C., Canada - Transitivity
and the Core and Grammaticized Properties of Halkomelem Reflexives and
Linda Manney - United States International University, San Diego -
Reflexive and Reciprocal Strategies in Modern Greek: Lexical and
Zygmunt Frajzyngier, University of Colorado - Affectedness, control and
anaphora: the reflexive forms and functions
Kirsi Hiltunen, Helsinki, Finland - Reflexive Pronouns in Finnish:
Syntactic and Pragmatic?
Yan Huang, University of Reading, Great Britain - Interpreting
Long-Distance Reflexives: A Neo-Gricean Pragmatic Approach
Eric Reuland, University of Utrecht, Netherlands - Encoding Anaphoric
Pierre Pica, URA 1720 CNRS, Paris, France - TBA
Filomena Sandalo, MIT - Binding and Polysynthesis in Kadiweu 
Gunsoo Lee, St. Louis, MO - Referentiality and Long-distance Binding 
Frantisek Lichtenberk, University of Auckland, - Reciprocals without
Elena Maslova, University of St. Petersburg, Russia and University of
Bielefeld, Germany - Reciprocals in Yukaghir Languages
Meichun Liu, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan ROC -
Reciprocal Marking by Verbs 'Come' and 'Go' in Mandarin
Martin Everaert, University of Utrecht - The Syntax (and Semantics) of
William McGregor - Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in the
Nyulnyulan languages (Dampier Land and Kimberley, Western Australia)

Ricardo Maldonado, Instituto de Investigaciones Filologicas, UNAM, Jurica,
Mexico - Conceptual Distance and Transitivity Increase in Spanish
Jeff Turley, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah - A Prototype Analysis
of Romance Indeterminate Reflexive Construction

Contact research assistant Traci.Curlcolorado.EDU 
Dept. of Linguistics
Box 295
Boulder, CO 80309

A block of rooms has been set aside at the College Inn, 1229 Athens,
Boulder CO 80302; phone # 303-444-2676. Mention the symposium when making
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Message 2: CSDL 1997 Final Schedule

Date: Thu, 8 May 1997 14:01:40 -0600 (MDT)
From: Dan Jurafsky <jurafskyColorado.EDU>
Subject: CSDL 1997 Final Schedule

If you are planning to attend CSDL '97 in Boulder this Memorial Day
weekend, and have not yet reserved hotel or campus accommodations, we
strongly encourage you to reserve as soon as possible, since some of
the blocks of rooms we have set aside for conference goers have
already been released, and other accommodations will be nearly
impossible to get for this tourist-intensive weekend. Information
about campus and downtown accommodations can be found on our website:


			 C S D L 3

			 MAY 24-26, 1997
 Department of Linguistics and the Institute of Cognitive Science

GENERAL INFORMATION. The conference will be in held in the historic Hale
Science Building on the west (mountain) side of the Boulder campus. For
information about registration, transportation, and lodging in Boulder,
see the CSDL'97 website:

SCHEDULE. All talks and panel sessions to be held in Hale 270.

Saturday, May 24

8:40 	OPENING REMARKS. Lise MENN, Chair, Department of Linguistics,
	CU-Bldr, Walter KINTSCH, Director, Institute of Cognitive Science,

9:00 	Herbert CLARK (Stanford), "Collateral Talk"

9:50	BREAK

10:10	Liang TAO (Ohio U), Barbara FOX and Jule GOMEZ DE GARCIA
	(CU-Bldr), "Recycling, Restructuring and Replacement in Repair:
	Slips of the Tone and Other Phenomena"
10:35	Robert ENGLEBRETSON (UCSB), "Why don't all the Adjectives Go
	there? Semantic Classification of Adjectives in Conversational English"
11:00	Christine BARTELS (U-OR), "The Pragmatics of English Question
11:25	Steven FINCKE (UCSB), "The Syntactic Organization of Repair in

11:50	LUNCH

1:00	Susanna CUMMING (UCSB), "When do Discourse-Functional and
	Cognitive Explanations Differ?"

2:00	RECEPTION (Koenig Alumni Center)

3:30	Dominiek SANDRA and Hubert CUYCKENS (U-Antwerp, Belgium),
	"Fuzziness in Dutch Prepositional Categories"
3:55	Elaine JONES (U-Chicago), "Some Reasons why Iconicity between
	Lexical Categories and their Discourse Functions isn't Perfect"
4:20	Grace SONG (NW-U), "A Typology of Motion Events and their
4:45	William THOMPSON and Beth LEVIN (NW-U), "The Semantics of English
	Deadjectival Verbs"
5:10	Ljuba VESELINOVA (Eastern MI-U/U-Stockholm), "Suppletion in Verb
5:35	Meichun LIU (Nat'l Taiwan U), "Lexical Meaning and Discourse
	Patterning: The Three Cases of Mandarin 'build'"


8:00	PANEL: "Historical Semantics".
		Participants: 	William CROFT (Manchester),
				Ronald LANGACKER (UCSD),
				Elizabeth O'DOWD (St. Michael's College),
				Elizabeth TRAUGOTT (Stanford).

Sunday, May 25
9:00	Walter KINTSCH (CU-Bldr), "Latent Semantic Analysis, Semantic
	Theory, and Discourse Processing"

9:50	BREAK

10:10	Lourdes DE LEON (Reed), "Why Verbs are Learnt before Nouns in
	Tzotzil (Mayan): The Role of Caregiver Input and of Verb-specific
11:35	Chikako SAKURAI (Harvard/Japan Women's U), "A Cross-linguistic
	Study of Early Acquisition of Nouns and Verbs in English and Japanese"
11:00	Michael TOMASELLO and Patricia J. BROOKS (Emory), "Two- and
	Three-year-olds Learn to Produce Passives with Novel Verbs"
11:25	Virginia C. MUELLER-GATHERCOLE (U-Wales, Bangor),"Cue Coordination: An
	Alternative to Word Meaning Biases"

11:50	LUNCH

1:00	Dan I. SLOBIN (UCB), "There's More than One Way to Talk about
	Motion: Consequences of Linguistic Typology for Narrative Style"
1:50	Jean-Pierre KOENIG (SUNY-Buffalo), "On a tue' le pre'sident! The
	Nature of Passives and Ultra-indefinites"
2:15	Christopher JOHNSON (UCB), "The Semantics of 'Place', 'Time', and
	'Way' and their Strange Syntactic Behavior: A Construction Grammar
2:40	Masuhiro NOMURA (Japan Women's U), "A Cognitive Grammar Approach
	to the Japanese Internally Headed Relative Clause Construction"

3:05	BREAK

3:20	Dan JACKSON, Maria POLINSKY, and Mary HARE (UCSD), "Historical
	Change in a Performance-based Model: From Latin Gender to Gender in
3:45	Kaoru HORIE (Tohoku U), "From Core to Periphery: A Study on the
	Directionality of Syntactic Change in Japanese"
4:10	Ryoko SUZUKI (Nat'l U-Singapore/UCSB), "Multifunctionality: The
	Developmental Path of the Quotative TTE in Japanese"

4:35	PANEL: "Text".
	Participants:	Susanna CUMMING (UCSB)
			Barbara FOX (CU-Bldr)
			Arthur GLENBERG (UW-Madison)
			Walter KINTSCH (CU-Bldr)

6:35	PARTY. Dinner reception at Mesa Lab Facility of National Center
	for Atmospheric Research. Busses leave from north side of Hale
	Building at 6:35. Return to Hale at 10:30.

Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day)

9:00	PANEL: "Space and Language"
	Participants: 	Herbert CLARK (Stanford)
			Annette HERSKOVITS (UCB) 			
			Lise MENN (CU-Bldr)
			Dan I. SLOBIN (UCB)
			Leonard TALMY (SUNY-Buffalo)
11:00	BREAK

11:20	Elizabeth TRAUGOTT, "Subjectification as Externalization: a Study
	of the Development of Discourse Markers"

12:10	LUNCH

1:30	Seana COULSON and Gilles FAUCONNIER (UCSD), "Fake Guns and False
	Eyelashes: Conceptual Blending and Privative Adjectives"
1:55	Eve SWEETSER (UCB), "Coherent Structures in Metaphorical Gesture
2:20	Yo MATSUMOTO (Meiji Gakuin U), "On the Extension of Body-part
	Terms to Object-part Nouns and Spatial Prepositions: Shape and
	Location in the Grammar and the Lexicon"

2:45	BREAK

3:00 	George LAKOFF (UCB), "The System of Metaphors for Mind and the
	Conceptual System of Analytic Philosophy: A Study of the Metaphorical
	Constraints on Philosophical Discourse"
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