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LINGUIST List 17.2028

Tue Jul 11 2006

Confs: Phonology;Discourse Analysis/Indonesia

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        1.    Uri Tadmor, 16th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

Message 1: 16th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Date: 11-Jul-2006
From: Uri Tadmor <uricbn.net.id>
Subject: 16th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

16th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Short Title: SEALS XVI

Date: 20-Sep-2006 - 21-Sep-2006
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Contact: Uri Tadmor
Contact Email: uricbn.net.id

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Southeast Asian Linguistic Society (SEALS) organizes annual meetings dealing
with the analysis of Southeast Asian languages.

The 16th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Atma Jaya University, Jakarta
20-21 September 2006


Wednesday, 20 September 2006

8:00-8:45 Registration

8:45-9:15 Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00 Plenary Session
Paul Jen-kuei Li: Some Problems in the Kavalan Phonology

10:00-10:30 Refreshments

10:30-12:00 Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session A
Ruben Stoel: Fataluku as a tone language
Uri Tadmor: Are there Clusters and Diphthongs in Malay?
Zaharani Ahmad: The Phonology of Nasal Final Prefix meN- in Mala

Parallel Session B
Li-May Sung and Cheng-chuen Kuo: Comparative Constructions in Amis and Kavalan
Joanna Ut-seong Sio: The syntax of Cantonese relational nouns
Ajid Che Kob: Variations in Melanau: Phonology and Lexical

12:00-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30-3:00 Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session A
Theraphan L-Thongkum & Chommanad Intajamornrak: Tonal Evolution Caused by
Language Contact: A Case Study of the T'in Language of Nan Province, Northern
Chalermchai Chaichompoo: A Phonological Description of Nor Lae Palaung
Paul Sidwell: Creaky voice systems among the Mon-Khmer languages: towards
historical explanation

Parallel Session B
Djatmika: Pragmatic Intricacy of Javanese Figurative Speech: Too Hard to
Zifirdaus Adnan: Discourse Structures of Indonesian Humanities Research Article
Introductions: A Comparative Study
Vincent Taohsun Chang: Sentence Topic, Discourse Topic, or Cognitive Topic?
Topic Revisited from Cross-linguistic Perspective

3:00-3:30 Refreshments

3:30-5:00 Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session A
David Gil: Distinctly Mesolectal Properties in Malay / Indonesian Dialects
Rochayah Machali: Arabic Loanwords in Present-Day Javanese: Linguistic
Syncretism as Evidence of Cultural Syncretism
Rungpat Roengpitya, Kimiko Tsukada, and Yukari Hirata: The effects of vowel
length and place of articulation of the following stop on formant frequencies in
Thai vowels

Parallel Session B
Kyüi Ghüng Maang and George Bedell: Relative Clauses in K'cho
Jan Wohlgemuth: Loan Verbs in Southeast Asia
Madhumita Barbora: The Missing Verb Phrase

7:30 Conference Dinner

Thursday, 21 September 2006

8:30-10:00 Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session A
Michael C Ewing: Distributed Cognition in the context of language shift in
Eastern Indonesia
Sung Kai-lin: The Language Choice Behavior of Amis People in Taipei and Hualien:
a contrastive study
Sumittra Suraratdecha: Thai-English Codeswitching: A Hawai'i Case Study

Parallel Session B
Francisco Perlas Dumanig and Rodney C. Jubilado: A Descriptive Analysis of
Surigaonon Language
Richard McGinn: Lexical Licensing at the Interface of Syntax and Semantics in
Tanmoy Bhattacharya and Nguyen Chi Duy Khuong: Relative Clause in Vietnamese as
a Nominal Dependency Relation

10:00-10:30 Refreshments

10:30-12:00 Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session A
Thomas J. Conners: Morphosyntactic Simplification in Tengger Javanese
Frantis?ek Kratochvíl: Abui as an active language
Svetlana F. Chlenova: A first look at grammatical structure of West Damar or
Damar Batumerah, a language of Eastern Indonesia

Parallel Session B
Bahren Umar Siregar: Epistemic Modality and Evidentiality
Khazriyati Salehuddin and Heather Winskel: Malay Numeral Classifiers: Sketching
its Conceptual Representation from a Native Speaker's Perspective
Hien Pham: Constructinos of Spatial Situations in Vietnamese

12:00-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30-3:00 Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session A
Wolfram Schaffar: Grammaticalisation in Burmese: Nominalisation, Focus and Case
Particles in Historical and Typological Perspective
Antonia Soriente: Is Penan Benalui a Kenyah Language? On the Classification of
the Languages of Some Hunter-Gatherer Populations in Borneo
Kiyoko Takahashi: Grammaticalization Paths of the Thai Verb day3: A Corpus-Based

Parallel Session B
Catharina Williams-van Klinken: Lexicalisation of Emotion and Character in Tetun
Betty Litamahuputty: The use of pa in Ternate Malay (Indonesia)
Yusrita Yanti: The Major Pronouns of the Minangkabau Language

3:00-3:30 Refreshments

3:30-5:00 Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session A
Jufrizal and I Wayan Arka: Voice in Mentawai: A Note on Its Typological Position
in the Austronesian Languages of Indonesia
Natchanan Yaowapat and Amara Prasithrathsint: Reduced relative clauses in Thai
and Vietnamese
Mark T. Miller: West Coast Bajau: Syntactically Ergative or Symmetrical Voice?

Parallel Session B
Yeshayahu Shen and David Gil: Comparisons in Indonesian: An Experimental Study
Heather Winskel: The expression of temporal relations by Thai and English
children and adults
Katubi: Different Language, Different Greeting: A Study of the Relationship
between Four Ethnic Groups in Alor, East Nusa Tenggara

5:00-5:15 Break

5:15-6:00 Plenary Session
Yusrita Yanti and Bambang Kaswanti Purwo: Emotive negative particles in Minangkabau

6:00-6:15 Closing Remarks
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