LINGUIST List 5.1247

Mon 07 Nov 1994

Confs: AAAS'95, Comparative Linguistics

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  1. Vicki Fromkin, aaas '95
  2. Mary Niepokuj, workshop

Message 1: aaas '95

Date: Mon, 07 Nov 94 15:26 PST
From: Vicki Fromkin <IYO1VAFMVS.OAC.UCLA.EDU>
Subject: aaas '95

A reminder -- linguistics symposia at AAAS95 meeting - February 16-21,1995,
Atlanta, Georgia. And reminder to join Section Z if you haven't already.
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V. Fromkin, Secretary, Section Z

Schedule for the Section Z sponsored symposia (and co-sponsored symposia)
at the Atlanta meeting of the AAAS.

 Bilingualism: When is the Best Age to Learn a Second Language
 Organizer: Sharon Goldsmith & Grace Yeni-Komshian
 (co-sponsored with ASHA) Fri Feb 17 8:30 - 11:30 a

 Endangered Languages Sat Feb 18 8:30a -11:30a
 Organizer: Bill Poser

 Ling. Sci. & Lang. Tech: Machines & Human Language Sat Feb 18 2:30-
 5:30 pm
 Organizers: Steve Anderson & Judy Klavins

 Structures of Human Language: Some Batons for Cognitive Science
 and Neuroscience - Sun Feb 19 8:30 - 11:30 am
 Organizers: Richie Kayne and David Pesetsky

 Instincts to Learn Tues Feb 21 8:30 - 11:30 am (cosponsored with
 Psychology Section)
 Organizer: R. Gallistel

 Section Z Business Mtg Fri Feb 17 2:30p-5:30p

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Message 2: workshop

Date: Mon, 7 Nov 94 15:41:36 -05workshop
From: Mary Niepokuj <>
Subject: workshop


Stanley Coulter Hall G 040
Purdue University, Nov. 12-13, 1994


Sat morning, 9:30
Opening remarks: Prof. Ronnie Wilbur, Interdeptal Program in Linguistics

 Methods of Subgrouping
 Robert O'Hara, UNC-Greensboro
 Tandy Warnow & Donald Ringe, Penn
 Discussant: Mary Niepokuj, Purdue

Sat afternoon, 1:30-3:00
 Southeast Asian
 Hmong-Mien: Martha Ratliff, Wayne State
 Kadai: David Solnit, Michigan

 Gene Gragg, U of Chicago
 David Testen, U of Chicago
 Discussant: Paul Newman, Indiana

[Sat evening: Party at Mary Niepokuj's]
Map given out at conference

Sun morning, 8:30-11:00
 Anatolian: Craig Melchert, UNC-Chapel Hill
 Hellenic: Donald Ringe, Penn
 Italo-Celtic: Jay Jasanoff, Cornell
 Italic: Rex Wallace, U Mass & Brian Joseph, Ohio State
 Discussant: Hans Henrich Hock, Illinois

Sun afternoon, 12:00-2:30
 Elmer Antonsen, Illinois
 Anthony Buccini, U of Chicago
 Robert Howell, Wisconsin-Madison
 Discussant: Garry Davis, UW-Milwaukee

The workshop is sponsored by the Department of English
 Interdepartmental Program in Linguistics
 Dept of Foreign Languages & Literatures
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