LINGUIST List 9.140

Fri Jan 30 1998

Confs: Arabic Linguistics

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  1. Dilworth B. Parkinson, Arabic Linguistics Socitey Program

Message 1: Arabic Linguistics Socitey Program

Date: Fri, 30 Jan 1998 08:49:07 -0600
From: Dilworth B. Parkinson <>
Subject: Arabic Linguistics Socitey Program

The Arabic Linguistics Society
together with
The University of Illinois at

announce the

Twelfth Annual Symposium on
Arabic Linguistics

March 6-8, 1998

Friday, March 6
Morning Session

8:30 - 8:45 	Registration
8:45 - 9:00 	Welcoming Remarks

9:00 - 9:30	Hypocoristic Formation in Ammani-Jordanian Arabic
 	Bushra Zawaydeh and Stuart Davis, Indiana University

9:30 -10:00	An Acoustic-Articulatory Study of Uvularization
 	Khalil Iskarous, University of Illinois

10:00-10:30	The Phonology of Emphasis and Timbre in Moroccan Arabic
	 Mostafa Shoul, Mohammed I University

10:30-11:00	The Spreading Effect of Emphatic Consonants on Long Vowels
 in Modern Standard Arabic 
 Ahmed Alioua, Universit Cadi Ayyad

11:00-11:15	Coffee

11:15-12:15	Modes of Interrogation
 	Guest Speaker:
 	Joseph Aoun
	 University of Southern California

Afternoon Session
2:00 - 2:30	Checking and Licensing Inside DP in Arabic
 	M. A. Mohammad, University of Florida

2:30 - 3:00	Dialect Variation in Arabic: The Case of Tetuani Arabic
 and Spanish Arabic 
 Jamal Ouhalla, University of London

3:00 - 3:15	Coffee

3:15 - 3:45	Free Relatives in Lebanese Arabic
 	Lina Choueiri, University of Southern California

3:45 - 4:15	Principled Concordance
	 Peter Hallman, UCLA

4:15 - 4:45	Arabic Morphological Causatives: Numeration and Local
 Economy Mark LeTourneau, Weber State University

4:45 - 5:15	Correspondence in Arabic Morphology
 	Ali Idrissi, King Abdulaziz University

6:00	RECEPTION, Colonial Room

Saturday, March 7
Morning Session

9:00 - 9:30	(8) and (9) as Ternary and Binary Variables in Damascus
 Arabic Jamil Daher, New York University

9:30 -10:00	Avoidance Behavior in Writing Arabic: An Exploratory Study
 of L1 Linguistic Insecurity 
 Kirk Belnap, BYU

10:00-10:30	Contact between Arabic and Arabic: Distancing Frames in
 Reported Speech 
 Niloofar Haeri, Johns Hopkins University

10:30-11:00	Code Alternations among Arabic Speakers in America
 	Kamel A. Elsaadany, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

11:00-11:15	Coffee

11:15-12:15	Traditional Arabic Grammar and Modern Functional
 Unity in Diversity
	 guest speaker:
	 ahmed moutaouakil
	 Mohammed V University

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 2:30	Relative Clauses in Moroccan Arabic: A Discourse
 Ahmed Fakhri, West Virginia University

2:30 - 3:00	On inna, anna, et alia
	 David Testen, University of Chicago

3:00 - 3:30	On Some Phonetic and Orthographic Phenomenon as Attested
 in an 11th-Century Judeo-Arabic Work
	 Maria Angeles Gallego, Emory University

3:30 - 3:45 	Coffee

3:45 - 4:15	Computational Tool for Developing Morpho-phonological
 Models for Arabic 
 George Anton Kiraz, Bell Laboratories

4:15 - 4:45	Arabic Stem Morpho-tactics via Finite-State Intersection
	 Kenneth R. Beesley, Xerox Research Centre Europe

4:45 - 5:15	Testing Lexical Differences in Regional Standard Arabics
 	 Dilworth B. Parkinson, Brigham Young University, and Zeinab
 Ibrahim, The American University in Cairo

Sunday, March 8
Morning Session

9:00 - 9:30	Acquisition of Binding in L1 Arabic
 	Naomi Bolotin, University of Kansas

9:30 -10:00	Do We Need Control Theory?
	 Ibtissam Kortobi, University of Southern California

10:00-10:30	Secondary Predication in the Syntax of Arabic
	 Wafaa Batran Wahba, Mansura University

10:30-10:45	Coffee

10:45-11:15	The Construct State in Arabic
 	Moha Ennaji, University of Fes

11:15-11:45	The Syntax of Small Clauses in Moroccan Arabic
	 Fatima Sadiqi, University of Fes

Registration Form



City/State		Zip	Country

Affiliation	 email address

Amount enclosed:

Preregistration (deadline: Feb. 16, 1998)	$15	ALS 1998
At the Door	$20	Students 		$10
Faculty & Students, University of Illinois	Free	Faculty


Checks, drawn on US banks, or international money orders should be made
to the Arabic Linguistics Society and sent with registration forms to:
Hauglid, 759 West 1800 North, West Bountiful, UT 84087, USA (email:

The symposium will be held at the Illini Union, 1401 West Green St.,
Urbana, Illinois. The hotel offers symposium participants reduced
rates: $60 single, $68 double. Reservations may be made by contacting
the hotel directly at (217) 333-3030. The Lincoln Lodge, within a
short walking distance of the Illini at 403 West University Avenue, is
also offering a special rate of $48.89 for symposium
participants. Reservations may be made by calling (217) 367-1111. At
both hotels, mention the Arabic Linguistics Society to obtain
conference rates. Airlines which fly into Champaign include:
American, USAir, United, and TWA. For further information regarding
arrangements at the university, contact Elabbas Benmamoun: tel. (217)
333-7129; fax (217) 333-3466; email benmamou Check out the ALS website at linguistics/Arabic/index.html.

759 West 1800 North
West Bountiful, UT 84087
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