LINGUIST List 9.655

Tue May 5 1998

Confs: South East Asian Linguistics Society

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  1. DAVID GIL, 8th SEALS, Kuala Lumpur, Programme

Message 1: 8th SEALS, Kuala Lumpur, Programme

Date: Tue, 5 May 1998 07:28:41 -0400 (EDT)
From: DAVID GIL <dgilUDel.Edu>
Subject: 8th SEALS, Kuala Lumpur, Programme


of the

20, 21 and 22 July 1998
Brisdale Value Inn, 65 Jalan Haji Hussein, 50300
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

For additional information, please contact
David Gil

Jabatan Audiologi dan Sains Pertuturan
Fakulti Sains Kesihatan Bersekutu 
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Jln Raja Muda Abdul Aziz
Kuala Lumpur, 50300, Malaysia

Telephone / Facsimile: 60-3-291-4230		


MONDAY, 20 July

0800 - 0850 registration

0850 - 0900 opening

SESSION 1 Malay Grammar

0900 - 0930	 	
Interrogatives in the Malay Classical Text of Sejarah Melayu
Rogayah A. Razak
Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

0930 - 1000	 	
On Valence Relations in Malay Verbal Prefixation
Jyh Wee Sew
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

1000 - 1030	 	
The Accessibility Hierarchy Revisited:
The Syntax and Semantics of Resumptive Pronouns in Malay
Patrick A. Schindler
Universitat Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany

1030 - 1100 refreshments

SESSION 2 Malay Discourse and Pragmatics

1100 - 1130
Taboo in Malay: A Relevance Theoretic Approach
Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia

1130 - 1200
A Comparison of Topic Selection and Organisation and 
Discourse Strategies Employed in the Malay News Broadcasts
of Four Countries
Gloria R. Poedjosoedarmo
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

1200 - 1230
Prosody and the Segmentation of Malay Discourse
Zuraidah Mohd Don
Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

1230 - 1400 lunch

SESSION 3 Malay Phonology

1400 - 1430
Word Stress in Malay
Janet Y. Yong
Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1430 - 1500
The Syllabification of High Vowels in Malay: 
A Constraint-Based Analysis
Zaharani Ahmad
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia

1500 - 1530
Fusion and Alignment in Malay
Ann Delilkan
New York University, New York, USA

1530 - 1600 refreshments

SESSION 4 Malay Psycholinguistics and Malay Dialects

1600 - 1630
The Acquisition of Long Distance WH Questions in 
Singaporean Malay 
Norhaida Aman and Gabriella Hermon
University of Delaware, Newark, USA

1630 - 1700
Morphological Structure of Bahasa Melayu:
Psycholinguistic Analyses of Rated Familiarity 
Lee Lay Choo, Susan J. Rickard Liow, and Wee May Ling Olivia
National University of Singapore, Singapore

1700 - 1730
Malayic Variants in Southwestern Borneo: Gerai and Sepotong
Jim Collins
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia

1730 - 1800
Kuala Lumpur Malay as a Mainland Southeast Asian Language
David Gil
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
and University of Delaware, Newark, USA

1930 - dinner

TUESDAY, 21 July

SESSION 5 Malay, Thai and Vietnamese Grammar

0830 - 0900	 
Kata Majmuk dalam Bahasa Melayu dan Bahasa Thai
Suatu Analisis Perbandingan Morfologi
Sumalee Nimmanupap
Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand

0900 - 0930
Grammaticalization of Deverbal Markers in Thai:
Toward a Crosslinguistic Study in Semantic Extension of Path 
Ruetaivan Kessakul and Toshio Ohori
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

0930 - 1000
A Typological and Semantic Analysis of the Relationship 
between Causatives and Passives in the Periphrastic 'Give' 
Constructions of Some East and Southeast Asian Languages
Yap Foong Ha and Shoichi Iwasaki
UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

1000 - 1030 refreshments

SESSION 6 Mon-Khmer

1030 - 1100
Aslian and the Other Branches of Mon-Khmer
Gerard Diffloth
Nongkhai, Thailand

1100 - 1130
Reduplication in M'nong Language
Dinh Le Thu
Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

1130 - 1200
Tai and Vietnamese Irrigated Rice Technology and Culture:
A Preliminary Comparative Linguistics Study of Borrowing
John Hartmann
Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, USA

1200 - 1230
Some Remarks on the Thai Word "Na" in the Muong Languages in 
Hoa Binh
Tran Tri Doi
Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam

1230 - 1400 lunch

SESSION 7 Vietnamese and Languages of Vietnam

1400 - 1430
A Comparison of Some Old Thai Orthographies in West Nghe An, 
Tran Tri Doi
Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam

1430 - 1500
A Unified Analysis of Some Vietnamese Reduplication Patterns
Sonny X. Vu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

1500 - 1530	 	
The 'Softeners' in Some Modal Structures in Vietnamese When 
Teaching Overseas Students
Nguyen Thien Nam
Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam

1530 - 1600
Notes on the Nghe An Dialect of Central Vietnam
Mark J. Alves and Nguyen Duy Huong
University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, USA 
and Institute of Linguistics in Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam

1600 - 1630 refreshments

SESSION 8 Tibeto-Burman

1630 - 1700	 	
Nominal Auxiliaries in Lai
George Bedell
International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan

1700 - 1730
The Phonology and Syntax of Mizo Language
S.L. Chhangte 
Government College, Serchhip, India

1730 - 1800	 	
Is Chakma Language Facing Extinction?
S. Ganguly
North-Eastern Hill University, Tura, India

1930 - dinner


SESSION 9 Austro-Tai, Austronesian, and Malayo-Polynesian

0830 - 0900	 	
Evolution of the Scale of Notation in the 
Austronesian Languages
H. M. Zarbaliyev
Baku Institute of Public Administration and Political 
Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan

0900 - 0930
Demonstratives in Proto-Malayo-Polynesian and 
Joseph C. Finney
Monterey, USA

0930 - 1000
A Western Malayo-Polynesian Metaphor
Bernd Nothofer
Universitat Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

1000 - 1030	 	
pl,pr > t? A Note on Benedict's 'Austro-Tai'
Walter Schuhmacher
Roskilde Technical College, Gadstrup, Denmark

1030 - 1100 refreshments

SESSION 10 Peranakan Languages

1100 - 1130	 	
Malay Lexicalised Items in Penang Peranakan Hokkien
Teo Boon Seong and Lim Beng Soon
National University of Singapore, Singapore

1130 - 1200
The Case of the Language of the Peranakan Chinese 
of Kelantan, Malaysia
Teo Kok Seong
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia

1200 - 1230 business meeting

1230 - 1400 lunch

SESSION 11 Austronesian Categories; 
 Philippine Dictionaries

1400 - 1430	 	
Problems in Tagalog Morphological Categorisation
Carl Rubino
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

1430 - 1500
Are There 'Precategorial' Morphemes in 
Austronesian Languages?
Adrian Clynes
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam

1500 - 1530
LSP and the Need for Monolingual Dictionaries
Gunter Schaarschmidt
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada

1530 - 1600
Concordances in the Study of English and Philippine Languages
Curtis D. McFarland
Waseda University, Chiba-shi, Japan

1600 - 1630 refreshments

SESSION 12 Austronesian Languages of Borneo, 
 Sulawesi and Vietnam

1630 - 1700
Lexical Decomposition and Locative Predicates in Bonggi
Michael Boutin
Institut Linguistik SIL, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

1700 - 1730
'Case' Particles in Bolaang Mongondow: 
Towards an Unitary Account
Ruben Stoel
Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

1730 - 1800
The Development of Contrastive Accent in Makassarese
Uri Tadmor
University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, USA

1800 - 1830
The Direction of Monosyllabicity in the Language of Raglai
Nguyen Van Hue
Vietnam University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

1930 - dinner

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