Tentative Schedule     updated on Feb. 8           [back to 2002 UTASCIL]


The Ninth Annual UTA Student Conference in Linguistics (2002)

Welcome party location: Honors College Library

 

Friday (Feb. 22)           Syntax and Discourse

8:15-8:45

Registration

8:45-9:00

Opening remarks:  Dr. David J. Silva, University of Texas at Arlington

Lingua member:    Zdravka Radkova, President

9:00-9:30

Anna Trester, NYU

The Inseparable Unit Hypothesis for Haber + Past Participle in Spanish

9:30-10:00

Barry Yang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Licensing Conditions on Chinese NPI Any

10:00-10:30

Laura Dorfman, NYU

Subjects and the First A'-Movement

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:15

Thomas Leu, NYU

Something strange: Indefinite pronouns and their �post-nominal� modifiers

11:15-11:45

Yi-Jun Chen, National Cheng-Chi University Taiwan

Word Formation in Taiwanese Sign Language: Combination of Classifiers and Predicates

11:45-12:15

Ruel Macaraeg, UTA

Quantifying Script Reform Assessment In Chinese: Three Proposals from Experimental Psychobiology

12:15-1:15

Break for lunch

1:15-1:45

Sonya Fix, NYU

Unity and Diversity within the Class of �HAVE +NP� Idioms: Closer Look

1:45-2:15

Ray Huang, National Tsing Hua University Taiwan

A Brief Survey of Negation in Tsou

2:15-2:45

Wayne Lunsford,UTA

A Narrative Text with a Twist

2:45-3:00

Break

3:00-3:30

Coleen G. Anderson, UTA

The Chiastic Nature of Ikps Argument: A Rhetorical Structure Theory (RST) Analysis

3:30-4:00

Jennifer Bouton, Dartmouth College

Structuring Oroqen Narrative: The Use of Tense-Aspect Markers

4:00-4:30

Mark Miller, UTA

Mystery Particles� as Politeness Devices in West Coast Bajau

4:30

Summary and dismissal: 

5:00-?

Welcome party at Honors College Library

 

  Saturday (Feb. 23)       Phonology and Sociolinguistics     

8:15-8:30

Registration

8:30-8:45

Welcome:  Coleen Anderson

8:45-9:15

Olga Vaysman, MIT

Nganasan Consonant Gradation: Implications for Prosodic Theory

9:15-9:45

Jieun Kim, UTA

An Acoustic Study of American English Pronunciation of Recently Arrived Korean Adults

9:45-10:15

Steven Lulich, Dartmouth College

The phonetics and phonology of [v] in Contemporary Standard Russian

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30-11:00

Philip Monahan

When the Distance of Spreading is Dependent upon the Metrical Foot

11:00-12:00

Keynote Speaker:  Douglas Biber

Corpus linguistics and the study of English grammar

12:00-12:30

Break for lunch

12:30-1:00

Jane Yi-Chun Lin, National Tsing Hua University Taiwan

Language Games: Evidence of Long Vowels in Tsou

1:00-1:30

Zhi-wei Fang, National Cheng-Chi University Taiwan

Tone Contraction in Taiwan Southern Min: An Optimality Approach

1:30-2:00

Shun-chieh Lu, National Cheng-Chi University Taiwan

Correspondence in Budai Rukai Reduplication

2:00-2:30

Mousa Btoosh, UTA

Hedging in Political Discourse

2:30:2:45

Break

2:45-3:15

Maryam Bakht-Rofheart, NYU

Wilde�s not wild about (be) like� sometimes: Quotative use among Long Island teenagers

3:15-3:45

Sherry Wei Sze-ting, National Cheng-Chi University Taiwan

Gender Difference in Overlap

3:45-4:15

Pete Unseth, UTA

The Default Consonant  t  in Amharic

(while judges make final decision on Yumi Nakamura prize)

4:15-4:30

Closing remarks:

Announcement of Yumi Nakamura prize recipient: