LINGUIST List 7.1775

Sun Dec 15 1996

Confs: Malay/Indonesian Symposium, Lang acq

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  1. David Gil, Malay/Indonesian Symposium: Programme
  2. Jeannette C. Schaeffer, URGENT: PROGRAM LANG. ACQ. WORKSHOP MIT

Message 1: Malay/Indonesian Symposium: Programme

Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 08:18:22 -0500 (EST)
From: David Gil <dgilUDel.Edu>
Subject: Malay/Indonesian Symposium: Programme



SYMPOSIUM ON MALAY/INDONESIAN LINGUISTICS

Date: 14, 15 January 1997

Venue: Dewan Persidangan Universiti,
 Universiti Sains Malaysia
 Penang, Malaysia

Cosponsors: The Association for Linguistic Typology
 Universiti Sains Malaysia, Centre for Languages
 and Translation
 University of Delaware, Department of Linguistics

PROGRAMME:

Tuesday 14 January

0830 - 0900 registration

Session 1 Languages in Contact

0900 - 0930 "Ayam Tim and Babi Chin:
 Typological Convergence in Baba Malay"

 Stephen Matthews & Umberto Ansaldo
 (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
 & Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden)

0930 - 1000 "Contact Linguistics: The Case of the Language
 of The Peranakan Chinese of Kelantan, Malaysia"

 Teo Kok Seong
 (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi,
 Malaysia)

1000 - 1030 "Arabic Loanword Trajectories in Malay"

 Alan S. Kaye
 (California State University, Fullerton, USA)

1030 - 1100 opening ceremony

Session 2 Field and Corpus Linguistics

1100 - 1130 "Notes on Malay in the Natuna Islands"

 James T. Collins
 (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi,
 Malaysia)

1130 - 1200 "A 'Bank of Malaysian and Indonesian Languages':
 A Modest Proposal"

 Ed Anderson
 (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)

1200 - 1230 "Towards a Typology of Malay/Indonesian
 Dialects"

 David Gil & Uri Tadmor
 (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala
 Lumpur, Malaysia / University of Delaware,
 Newark, USA &
 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA)

1230 - 1400 intermission

Session 3 Phonetics and Phonology

1400 - 1430 "Tense-Lax Vowels Perception of Malay Speakers
 Learning English"

 Nasrun bin Alias
 (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi,
 Malaysia)

1430 - 1500 "A Non-Linear Approach to Nasal Spreading in
 Malay and Indonesian Languages"

 Carol Bloomfield
 (Northern Territory University, Darwin,
 Australia)

1500 - 1530 "When Fusion Fails: Prefix-Nesting in Malay"

 Ann Delilkan
 (New York University, New York, USA)

1530 - 1600 "Stress and Prominence in Indonesian Malay"

 Ove Lorentz
 (University of Troms=F8, Troms=F8, Norway)

1600 - 1630 intermission

Session 4 Syntax: Word Order and Word Classes

1630 - 1700 "Word Order in Malay Sentences: The Interplay 
 of Communicative Dynamism and Systemic Ordering" 

 Zahrah Abd. Ghafur
 (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia)

1700 - 1730 "A Comparison of Some Indonesian Malay
 and Brunei Malay Syntactic Structures:
 Implications for Universal Grammar"

 Gloria Poedjosoedarmo
 (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

1730 - 1800 "Indonesian Word Classes Revisited"

 Franz Muller-Gotama
 (California State University, Fullerton, USA)

1930 - dinner

Wednesday 15 January

Session 5 Syntax and Semantics: The Verbal Prefixes

0900 - 0930 "On the Unity or Non-Unity of ber-"

 Norhaida Bte. Aman
 (University of Delaware, Newark, USA)

0930 - 1000 "Affixes, Austronesian and Iconicity in Malay"

 Geoffrey Benjamin
 (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

1000 - 1030 "The Prefixes di- and N- in Malay/Indonesian
 Dialects"

 David Gil
 (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala
 Lumpur, Malaysia / University of Delaware,
 Newark, USA)

1030 - 1100 intermission

Session 6 Syntax

1100 - 1130 "Apa Yang 'Apa Yang'?"

 Peter Cole, Gabriella Hermon & Norhaida
 Bte. Aman
 (University of Delaware, Newark, USA)

1130 - 1200 "Particle Movement in Malay"

 Ramli Md Salleh
 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi,
 Malaysia

1200 - 1230 "Subjectless Sentences in Malay"

 Mashudi Kader
 (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia)
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Message 2: URGENT: PROGRAM LANG. ACQ. WORKSHOP MIT

Date: Fri, 13 Dec 96 20:04:31 EST
From: Jeannette C. Schaeffer <schaeffeMIT.EDU>
Subject: URGENT: PROGRAM LANG. ACQ. WORKSHOP MIT



INVITATION TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP ON "THE INTERPRETATION OF ROOT
INFINITIVES AND BARE NOUNS IN CHILD LANGUAGE" MIT, JANUARY 13 & 14,
1997, Building E25 - room 401

(no registration fee, but pre-registration required: please contact
Jeannette Schaeffer: schaeffemit.edu if you want to attend the
workshop)


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Monday, January 13, 1997

9:00 - 9:15 	 Welcome

9:15 - 10:00	 Ken Wexler - MIT: "D-interpretability and 
Interpretation in the Optional Infinitive Stage"
10:00 - 10:15	 Discussion

10:15 - 11:00	 Frank Wijnen - University of Utrecht: "The 
temporal interpretation of root infinitivals in Dutch"
11:00 - 11:15	 Discussion

11:15 - 11:45	 Coffee break

11:45 - 12:30	 Ingeborg Lasser - CUNY: The interpretation of 
Root Infinitive Constructions in adult and child German.
12:30 - 12:45	 Discussion

12:45 - 2:15	 Lunch break

2:15 - 3:00	 Sergey Avrutin - Yale: "EVENTS as units of
discourse representation in Root Infinitives"
3:00 - 3:15 Discussion

3:15 - 4:00	 Jeannette Schaeffer - MIT "The
interpretation of (bare) object nouns in child language"
4:00 - 4:15 	 Discussion

4:15 - 4:45 	 Tea break

4:45 - 5:30	 Tom Roeper - UMass Amherst and Ana
Perez-Leroux - Penn State: "Bare nominals and null genitives in 
child language"
5:30 - 5:45 	 Discussion

6:00 - ... Dinner/Party - D-Wing lounge Dept. of
Linguistics & Philosophy, MIT


Tuesday, January 14, 1997

MORNING (9AM - 12:45PM): Designing experiments to test the predictions
following from Monday's presentations on the interpretation of root
infinitives and bare nouns in various child languages. Participants
are divided into sub-groups.

AFTERNOON (2:15PM - 5PM): Presentation of designs and discussion.

5:00 PM: Conclusion.




Jeannette C. Schaeffer
MIT - Department of Linguistics and Philosophy
18 Vassar Street 20C-228
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone:	(617) 253-2559
Fax:	(617) 253-5017
E-mail:	schaeffemit.edu
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