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LINGUIST List 19.3083

Sat Oct 11 2008

Confs: Slavic Subgroup, General Linguistics/USA

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        1.    Anastasia Smirnova, 6th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics

Message 1: 6th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics
Date: 07-Oct-2008
From: Anastasia Smirnova <smirnovaling.ohio-state.edu>
Subject: 6th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics
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6th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics
Short Title: GCSL 6

Date: 18-Oct-2008 - 18-Oct-2008
Location: Columbus, OH, USA
Contact: Anastasia Smirnova
Contact Email: smirnovaling.ohio-state.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Meeting Description:

The Graduate Colloquium of Slavic Linguistics is an annual meeting of graduate
students in Slavic Linguistics organized by the Department of Slavic and East
European Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University. The Colloquium
promotes the study of Slavic Linguistics by providing graduate students in the
field with opportunities to exchange research ideas, establish research
connections, and investigate possibilities for collaboration with students from
different academic institutions.

6th Graduate Colloquium on Slavic Linguistics
October 18th, 2008

Ohio State University
George Wells Knight House
104 East 15th Avenue
Columbus OH 43201


Coffee and Social Mingling:
9:30 - 9:50 a.m.

Opening Remarks
9:50 - 10:00 a.m.:
Brian Joseph, Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics, and The Kenneth
E. Naylor Professor of South Slavic Linguistics

Panel 1:
Historical Linguistics
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Chair: Matthew Curtis

10:00 - 10:30
Patricia Gonzalez Almarcha, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and The Ohio State
University. Translation of tyche in Slavic Menandrean Proverbal Anthology

10:30 - 11:00
Josh Pennington. The Ohio State University. O tomu, o tom, or o tome? Enigmatic
Variability in the BCS Dative/Locative Masculine/Neuter Adjectival Ending

11: 00 - 11:15 a.m.

Panel 2:
Russian Morpho-syntax
Chair: Maggie Gruszczynska
11:15 a.m. - 12:15a.m.

11:15 - 11:45
Oxana Laleko, University of Minnesota. Ellipsis and Polarity in Russian: A
Special Case of Topicalization

11:45 - 12:15
Spencer Robinson, The Ohio State University. Before or After: Does the Location
of the Direct Object Before or After a Negated Verb Influence the Choice Between
Genitive and Accusative?

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

Panel 3:
Socio-linguistics and Language Policy
Chair: Josh Pennington
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

1:30 - 2:00
Miriam Whiting, The Ohio State University. Historical or Global?: The Pragmatics
of Business Naming in Tomsk, Russia

2:00 - 2:30
Yulia Walsh, The Ohio State University. Classification of New Anglicisms in Russian

2:30 - 3:00
Susan Vdovichenko, The Ohio State University. Durku Vklyuchili The Attitude of
Russian Speakers in Ukraine Towards the Ukrainian Language and its Speakers

3:00- 3:15 p.m.

Panel 4:
Balkan Linguistics
3:15 -4:45 p.m.
Chair: Lauren Ressue

3:15 - 3:45
Amanda Greber, University of Toronto. Bukvar: Education, Socialization and
Language Planning

3:45 - 4:15
Matthew Curtis, The Ohio State University. Slavic-Albanian Periphrastic Perfect
Paradigms: Where Language Contact is been and has been Perfect

4:15 - 4:45 Angelo Costanzo, The Ohio State University. On Variation in
Megleno-Romanian 1SG/2SG Inflectional Endings

4:45- 5:00 p.m.

Panel 5:
Plenary Address

5:00 - 6:00
Andrea Sims, The Ohio State University. When Synchronic Motivation Disappears:
Explaining the Persistence of Inflectional Defectiveness

6:00 p. m.

Matthew Curtis (curtis.199osu.edu), Maggie Gruszczynska
(gruszczynska.1osu.edu), Lauren Ressue (ressue.1osu.edu), Anastasia Smirnova
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