BLS 30 schedule announcement

Berkeley Linguistics Society bls at socrates.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Jan 21 03:35:35 UTC 2004

The Berkeley Linguistics Society is pleased to announce the schedule for
its 30th Annual Meeting, to be held February 13-16, 2004, at the UC
Berkeley campus. Schedule and registration information can also be viewed
on our website,


FRIDAY, Feb 13, 2004
10:00 onward  Registration (Dwinelle 370)
12:30         Opening Remarks  (Dwinelle 370)

         SPECIAL SESSION I:  Morphology of Native American Languages
         (Dwinelle 370)
1:00-2:00    MONICA MACAULAY (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
2:00-2:30    "A preliminary methodology for the investigation of speaker's
             knowledge of structure in Athabaskan"
                 Joyce McDonough & Rachel Sussman (University of
2:30-3:00    "An automodular approach to noun classifiers in Piratapuya
             (Eastern Tukanoan)"
                 Christopher Ball (University of Chicago)
3:00-3:30    "Productivity and Lexicalization in Pima Compounds"
                 Pamela Munro & Jason Riggle (UCLA)

         PARASESSION I: "Conceptual Structure and Cognition in Grammatical
         Theory" (Dwinelle 370)
3:45-4:45    MELISSA BOWERMAN (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
5:00-5:30    "Learning Japanese Case: Overextensions and the Effects of
                 Takaaki Suzuki (Kyoto Sangyo University)
5:30-6:00    "Chunks and Blending"
                 Michael Barlow (University of Auckland)
6:00-6:30    "Iconicity and Viewpoint in determining the word order in
             dative construction in Japanese"
                 Noriko Iwasaki (UC Davis)
                 Misumi Sadler (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
6:30-7:00    "What makes path of motion salient?"
                 Stephanie Pourcel (University of Durham)

SATURDAY, Feb 14, 2004
9:00-9:55    ALICE HARRIS (SUNY Stony Brook)  (Dwinelle 370)

         HISTORICAL (Dwinelle 370)
10:00-10:30  "Anti-homophony effects in Dakelh (Carrier) valence
                 Suzanne Gessner (University of Victoria)
                 Gunnar Olafur Hansson (University of British Columbia)
10:30-11:00  "An intergenerational investigation of Hupa stress"
                 Matthew Gordon & Edmundo Luna (UC Santa Barbara)
11:00-11:30  "The emergence of dorsal stops after high vowels in Huishu"
                 David R. Mortensen (UC Berkeley)
11:30-12:00  "How Far Likeness Can Go: Grammaticalization of Kath- in
                 Seongha Rhee (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies &
                 Stanford University)
         SYNTAX I (Dwinelle 182)
10:00-10:30  "Malagasy Control Constructions"
                 Maria Polinsky (UC San Diego)
                 Eric Potsdam (University of Florida)
10:30-11:00  "Scope of negation and clause structure in Japanese"
                 Chung-hye Han, Dennis Storoshenko, & Yasuko Sakurai
                 (Simon Fraser University)
11:00-11:30  "The Properties of Determiners: Evidence from Skwxwu7mesh"
                 Carrie Gillon (University of British Columbia)
11:30-12:00  "Negation and Negative Polarity Items in Berber"
                 Hamid Ouali (University of Michigan)

12:00-1:00         LUNCH

         PARASESSION II: "Conceptual Structure and Cognition in
         Grammatical Theory" (Dwinelle 370)
1:00-2:00    ADELE GOLDBERG (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
2:00-2:30    "Process-oriented grammar formalisms: incorporating
             constraints from language understanding and acquisition"
                 Nancy Chang (UC Berkeley)
2:30-3:00    "Constructional compositionality and blending: the case of
             Polish SLVF constructions"
                 Barbara Dancygier (University of British Columbia)
3:00-3:30    "Embodied Verbal Semantics: Evidence from a lexical matching
                 Shweta Narayan (UC Berkeley and International Computer
                 Science Institute)
                 Benjamin K. Bergen (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
                 Zachary Weinberg (International Computer Science
3:30-4:00    "Determinants of the extent of recycle in repair"
                 Vsevolod Kapatsinski (University of New Mexico)
4:15-5:15    ALEC MARANTZ (MIT)

         SPECIAL SESSION II:  Morphology of Native American Languages
         (Dwinelle 370)
5:30-6:00    "Classifiers in Yurok, Wiyot, and Algonquian"
                 Lisa Conathan (UC Berkeley)
6:00-6:30    "The morphological status of -?at in Nuu-chah-nulth"
                 Eun-Sook Kim (University of British Columbia)
6:30-7:00    "Case-marking and Co-reference in North Baffin Inuit"
                 James Slotta (University of Chicago)
7:00-8:00    ANTHONY WOODBURY (UT Austin)

8:00-11:00   DINNER & PARTY (Barrows Hall, top floor)

SUNDAY, Feb 15, 2004
9:00-9:55    BRUCE HAYES (University of California, Los Angeles)
             (Dwinelle 370)

         PHONOLOGY & PHONETICS I (Dwinelle 370)
10:00-10:30  "Investigating the "hidden" structure of phonological
                 Egidio Marsico (Dynamique Du Langage, CNRS/Universit
                 Ian Maddieson (UC Berkeley)
                 Christophe Coup (Dynamique Du Langage, CNRS/Universit
                 Francois Pellegrino (Dynamique Du Langage, CNRS/Universit
10:30-11:00  "The Evolution of Hierarchical Structure in Language"
                 J.C. Brown (University of British Columbia)
                 Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)
11:00-11:30  "Long-distance voicing agreement: An evolutionary
                 Gunnar Olafur Hansson (University of British Columbia)
11:30-12:00  "The function of stem prominence in Athabaskan"
                 Joyce McDonough (University of Rochester)
         SEMANTICS (Dwinelle 182)
10:00-10:30  "Presupposition, and the Distribution of Subjunctive Mood"
                 Laura Siegel (University of Pennsylvania)
10:30-11:00  "Aspect in American Sign Language: A Typological-Functional
                 Elisa M. Maroney (University of New Mexico)
11:00-11:30  "High and low applicatives: Evidence from Lai"
                 David A. Peterson (Dartmouth College)
11:30-12:00  "Compositional interaction of sub-event aspectual markers,
             -in- and reduplication, in Tagalog"
                 Jonathon E. Cihlar (University of Chicago)

12:00-1:3    LUNCH

         SPECIAL SESSION III:  Morphology of Native American Languages
         (Dwinelle 370)
1:30-2:30    ANDREW GARRETT (UC Berkeley)
2:30-3:00    "On the classification of Wakashan lexical suffixes"
                 Rachel Wojdak (University of British Columbia)
3:00-3:30    "The Nominal Nature of Roots in Chol (Mayan)"
                 Jessica Coon (Reed College)
3:30-4:00    "Possession and Cliticization in Iquito"
                 Mark Brown (UT Austin)
4:00-4:30    "On the two Salish object agreement suffixes"
                 Kaoru Kiyosawa (Simon Fraser University)

         SYNTAX II (Dwinelle 370)
4:45-5:15    "Superiority vs. reconstruction: a minimalist challenge"
                 Cedric Boeckx (Harvard University)
                 Norbert Hornstein (University of Maryland)
5:15-5:45    "Sequentiality and Non-Tensed Verbal Coordination in Korean"
                 Sae-Youn Cho (Honam University)
5:45-6:15    "Assamese verb serialization in functional, areal-typological
             and diachronic perspective"
                 Mark W. Post (University of Oregon)
         SOCIOLINGUISTICS (Dwinelle 182)
4:45-5:15    "Devoicing and its environments in perception: "Kinki
             Japanese? Or Tokyo?""
                 Midori Y. Morris (Gettysburg College)
5:15-5:45    "'We'll be dead by then!' - comical self-disclosure by
             elderly Japanese women"
                 Yoshiko Matsumoto (Stanford University)
5:45-6:15    "Attribute networking: Modeling local social practices"
                 Robin Dodsworth (Ohio State University)

MONDAY, Feb 16, 2004
9:00-9:55    ELIZABETH HUME (Ohio State University)  (Dwinelle 370)

         PHONOLOGY & PHONETICS II (Dwinelle 370)
10:00-10:30  "Effect of phonological neutralization rules on native
             speech perception"
                 Tsan Huang (Ohio State University & SUNY Buffalo)
10:30-11:00  "Tone-to-stress and stress-to-tone: Ancient Greek accent
                 Lev Blumenfeld (Stanford University)
11:00-11:30  "The interaction of duration and pitch in Japanese long
                 Tomoko Kozasa (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
11:30-12:00  "Apical and Laminal Articulation in Hakha Lai"
                 Ian Maddieson & Ken VanBik (UC Berkeley)
         PRAGMATICS & DISCOURSE (Dwinelle 182)
10:00-10:30  "Subject-agreement markers in Betta Kurumba"
                 Gail Coelho (Rice University)
10:30-11:00  "The Interaction of Referentiality and Agreement in Bardi
                 Claire Bowern (Harvard University)
11:00-11:30  ""Ajak of all trades": Problems with categorizing Balinese
             _ajak_ in discourse"
                 Edmundo Luna (UC Santa Barbara)
11:30-12:00  ""And that's my big area of interest in linguistics is
             discourse"--The forms and functions of the English that's X
             is Y-construction"
                 Sebastian Ross-Hagebaum (Rice University)

12:00-1:30   LUNCH

1:30-2:25    DAN JURAFSKY (University of Colorado, Boulder & Stanford
             University) (Dwinelle 370)

2:30-3:00    "Serialization of Simultaneity in Mandarin"
                 Liancheng Chief (SUNY Buffalo)
3:00-3:30    "Association between Repair functions and interlocutor
                 Tomoko Takeda (University of Oregon)
3:30-4:00    "A psycholinguistic theory of loanword adaptations"
                 Sharon Peperkamp (Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et
                 Psycholinguistique, EHESS-CNRS-ENS & Universit de Paris 8)
4:00-4:30    "On Case-markers Occurring in Japanese Temporal Expressions"
                 Shin-ya Iwasaki (Osaka University)
         MORPHOLOGY (Dwinelle 182)
2:30-3:00    "Meta-constraints: Constraint Interaction and Gender
             Assignment in Ukrainian"
                 Tore Nesset (University of Troms)
3:00-3:30    "Reduplication and Right-edge Faithfulness in Amis"
                 Shih-chi Stella Yeh (National Tsing Hua University,
3:30-4:00    "Frequency and relexicalization in Korean cluster codas"
                 Younjeoung Choi (University of Texas, Arlington)
4:00-4:30    "Zero Marking in French Impersonal Verbs: A Counter-Trend in
             Clitic Morphologization?"
                 Bonnie Fonseca-Greber (Bowling Green State University)

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