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Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 17:35:32 -0800
From: bls <blssocrates.berkeley.edu>
Subject: BLS schedule


The 25TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
BERKELEY LINGUISTICS SOCIETY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
FEBRUARY 12-15, 1998
CONFERENCE PROGRAM



SPECIAL SESSION: CAUCASIAN, DRAVIDIAN, AND TURKIC LINGUISTICS
Fri Feb 12, 1999, Alumni House, UC Berkeley
PARASESSION: LOAN WORD PHENOMENA
Together with the General Session: Sat-Mon Feb 13-15, 1999, Room C230
Cheit Hall, UC Berkeley



FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 12, 1999: SPECIAL SESSION

8:00	REGISTRATION

MORNING SESSION
9:00	Word games and the hidden phonology of Tuvan 
	K. David Harrison, Yale University
9:30	Epenthesis-Driven Harmony in Turkish 
	Abigail Kaun, Yale University 
10:00	TBA
	Johanna Nichols, University of California, Berkeley
10:40	Language policy and reforms of Uighur and Kazakh writing systems 
 in China
	Minglang Zhou, University of Colorado at Boulder
11:10	Interpreting genitives in Turkish
	Mrvet Enc, University of Wisconsin, Madison

11:40	**********			LUNCH			**********

AFTERNOON SESSION
12:40	Suffix-order variability in Turkish: How it works and why one 
 should care
	Jeff Good & Alan Yu, University of California, Berkeley
1:10	Attractiveness and relatedness: Notes on Turkic language contacts
	Lars Johanson, Universitt Mainz
1:50	The phonology of the past tense in Tamil
	Caroline Wiltshire, University of Florida, Gainesville
2:20	Analyzing contact-induced phenomena in Karaim
	Eva Agnes Csato, Uppsala University

2:50	**********			BREAK			**********

LATE AFTERNOON SESSION
3:00	Evidentiality in the Caucasus: The category 'Witnessed' in Tsez
	Bernard Comrie, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology 
	& Maria Polinsky, UC San Diego
3:30	Kannada gerund in adnominal positions: A functional perspective
	Mirjam Fried, UC Berkeley
4:00	Indefinites, questions, and correlatives in a Dravidian language
	Hany Babu, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitt Jena





SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 13, 1999: GENERAL SESSION

8:00	REGISTRATION

MORNING SESSION
9:00	A cross-linguistic semantic analysis of Czech and Russian "spanning"
 prefixes
	Sarah Shull, University of California, Berkeley
9:30	Coronal phonotactics and coronal inventory
	Yoonjung Kang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:00	Imitation as a basis for phonetic learning after the critical period
	Carol Fowler, Haskins Laboratories, Univ. of Connecticut, Yale Univ.
10:40	Roles and non-unique definites
	Richard Epstein, Rutgers University - Camden

11:10 **********			BREAK			**********

11:20	Aspects of locative doubling and resultative predication
	Diana Cresti & Christina Tortora, University of Michigan
11:50	The magic moment. What it means to be a punctual verb
	Stefan Engelberg, University of Wuppertal
12:20	From ergativus absolutus to topic marking in the Kiraut
	Balthasar Bickel, Univ. of California, Berkeley and Univ. of Zrich

12:50	**********			LUNCH			**********

AFTERNOON SESSION
1:50	Loan words in the English of modern Orthodox Jews: Yiddish or Hebrew?
	Sarah Benor, Stanford University
2:20	Are loanwords special?
	Ellen Broselow, State University of New York, Stony Brook 
3:00	Implications of Itelmen agreement asymmetries
	Jonathan Bobaljik, McGill University
3:30	The combinatory properties of Halkomelem lexical suffixes
	Donna B. Gerdts, Simon Fraser University

4:00	**********			BREAK			**********

LATE AFTERNOON SESSION
4:10	Morphosemantics of deverbal adjectives in Malayalam
	K.P. Mohanan, National University of Singapore
4:50	Metaphor, linguistic practice, and the temporal meanings of gannaaw
 'back'and kanam 'front' in Wolof
	Kevin Moore, University of California, Berkeley
5:20	Proving basic polysemy: Subjects reliably distinguish several senses
 of 'see'
	Collin F. Baker, University of California, Berkeley
5:50	Why complement clauses do not include a that-complementizer in early
 child language
	Holger Diessel & Michael Tomasello, Max Planck Institute for 
 Evolutionary Anthropology
6:20	A local treatment of nonlocal relativization: A constructional 
 approach
	Jong-Bok Kim, Kyung Hee University, Seoul

7:00	PARTY - 370-371 DWINELLE HALL
 



 SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 14, 1999: GENERAL SESSION

MORNING SESSION
9:00	Complex noun, multiple inheritance, and internally headed relative
 clause in Korean
	Chan Chung, Dongseo University
9:30	Loan words and their implications for the categorial status of 
 verbal nouns
	Yukiko Morimoto, Stanford University
10:00	Borrowings: delimitation of corpus, nomenclature, and etymology
	Garland Cannon, Texas A&M University
10:40	'Some' and the pragmatics of indefinite reference
	Michael Israel, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

11:10	**********			BREAK			**********

11:20	A model for the construction of common ground in interpreted discourse
	Brad Davidson, Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics
11:50	The evolution of binary spatial deictics: French Voil and Voici
	Benjamin K. Bergen & Madelaine C. Plauch, Univ. of California, 
 Berkeley
12:20	What is the information structure-syntax interface in Basque?
	Phyllis Bellver & Laura Michaelis, University of Colorado, Boulder

12:50	**********			LUNCH			**********

AFTERNOON SESSION
1:50	ACD, QR, and frozen scope
	Benjamin Bruening, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2:20	Construction but no constructions: Doing without the lexicon
	Alec Marantz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3:00	Evidentiality in Dutch and its implications for modality
	Ferdinand de Haan, University of New Mexico
3:30	Tmesis and verb second in Early Irish syntax
	Cathal Doherty, University College Dublin

4:00	**********			BREAK			**********

LATE AFTERNOON SESSION
4:10	Loan word phonology in Optimality Theory
	Junko It & Armin Mester, University of California, Santa Cruz
4:50	Patterns of correspondence in the adaptation of Spanish borrowing in
 Basque
	Jos Ignacio Hualde, University of Illinois
5:20	Perception, representation and correspondence relations in loanword
 phonology
	Yvan Rose, McGill University
5:50	Lexical words, non-lexical words, subcategorization and lexical
 stratification
	Ruben van de Vijver, Universitt Tbingen





MONDAY - FEBRUARY 15, 1999: GENERAL SESSION

MORNING SESSION
9:00	The origins and development of Chinese classifiers: A
 grammaticization perspective
	Fengxiang Li, California State University, Chico
9:30	On the rise of suppletion in verbal paradigms
	Matthew L. Juge, University of California, Berkeley
10:00	A new model of Indo-European subgrouping and dispersal
	Andrew Garrett, University of California, Berkeley
10:30	TBA
	Stephen Levinson, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
11:10	Argument structure and animacy restrictions on anaphora
	Ash Asudeh, Stanford University

11:40	**********			LUNCH			********** 

AFTERNOON SESSION
12:40	Constraints on motion verbs in the TIME IS MOTION metaphor
	Kazuko Shinohara, Otsuma Women's University, Tokyo
1:10	Emergent phonology
	Bjrn Lindblom, University of Stockholm and University of Texas, Austin
1:50	Loanwords and contact-induced phonological change in Lachixo Zapotec
	Mark Sicoli, University of Pittsburgh
2:20	A comparison of three metrics of perceptual similarity in
 cross-language speech perception
	James D. Harnsberger, Indiana University
2:50	Loan word phonology: A case for non-reductionist approach to grammar
	Fumiko Kumashiro, University of California, San Diego
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