High Desert Linguistics Conference - V

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2002 Abstracts
Friday, November 1, 2002
8:00-9:00 am
Registration - 
Anderson School of Management plaza
(weather permitting in front of rooms #1064 &1065)
Welcome and Opening Remarks
ASM Plaza (weather permitting)
9:10-9:40 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Steve Legrand and Pasi Tyrväinen

Connecting Lexical Entries to Distributed Real-World Knowledge

Seongha Rhee

Grammaticalization of Malta 'Stop' in Korean

9:40-10:10 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Sagit Shafikov

Semantic Universals in language Vocabulary

Barbara F. Kelly 

Ought It Be Considered Grammaticization

10:10-10:40 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Hyun Jung Koo

On the Semantic Network and Grammaticalization of ‘Giving’ Verbs in Korean

Lisa J. Graham

Renovation in Clause Level Relations in Old High German

Coffee and Pastries (refreshments served)
11:00-11:30 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  David R. Margolin

The Joy of Tawahka: An Overview of the Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax of a Misumalpan Language

Joel Judd 

The Language of Perceptual Control

11:30-12:00 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Loretta M. O'Connor 

Manner-Salience and State Change in Lowland Chontal of Oaxaca

Andrew LaVelle 

The Semiotics of Time in Language: Temporal Iconicity in English Irregular Verbs

12:00-12:30 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Candace Maher

Theme, Thought, and Theory: Jicarilla Apache Classificatory Verb Stems

Asa M. Stepak

Rationalism Versus Empiricism: A New Perspective

Lunch Break
1:30-3:00    PM
Keynote: Ronald Langacker
in Dane Smith #123

            "Unity and Diversity in Possessive Constructions

3:15-3:45 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Laurel Smith Stvan

Why and Say: Two Discourse Markers in Depicted Conversation

Catie Berkenfield

Putting Bodies into Embodiment: A Feminist Perspective on Metaphorical Structure

3:45-4:15 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Jung-ran Park

Politeness and Solidarity in Korean Address Forms

* Cancelled *
4:15-4:45 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Winnie W. F. Or

Trading Places: Discourse and Identity in Chinese Local Markets

Tetsuya Sato

Gendered Voicedness: Style Variations in Direct Quotations as Evidence for Gender-Indexing in Japanese Conversational Narratives

4:45-5:15 ASM Room #1064 ASM Room #1065
  Charlene Chamberlain &
Rachel Mayberry

 The Linguistic Basis for Reading: 
 Insights from Deaf ASL Signers

Franca Ferrari

The Perfect Correspondence

*On Friday evening, the conference presenters and attendees are invited to join together for dinner at Sadie's (6230 4th Street) 7 PM (self-pay). More information will be included in the registration packet that you will receive upon arrival.

Saturday, November 2, 2002
Information / registration, Dane Smith, 1st floor / Atrium
9:00-9:30 am Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
Cinzia Russi

The Allomorphy of the Italian Masculine Definite Article: A ‘Language-Use’ Based Account

Ana Aurora Medina Murillo

From Compounding to Affixation

Esther L. Brown 

New Mexican Spanish /s/: ¿Qué pa(h)a?

9:30-10:00 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
  Milena Petrova

Bulgarian "Some" Indefinites

Kareen Gervas

On the Interaction of Syntax and Discourse in Spanish Relativization

Douglas C. Walker

French Aspirate-h Isn't Aspirate, Isn't <h> and Isn't French

10:00-10:30 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
  Silke Lambert

What’s So Special about Instruments?

Gabriela del Carmen Gonzàlez Gonzàlez

Modalidad Epistémica en el Verbo Andar

Eric Russell Webb 

From [P] to [R] via [z]: rethinking the history of /r/

Coffee and Pastries (refreshments served)
10:50-11:20 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129



Brenda Nicodemus and James MacFarlane

Frequency & Acceptability in ASL Phonotactics


Ysaura Bernal-Enríquez 

Tesoro Perdido: Socio-Historical Conditions in the Loss of the Spanish Language of la Nueva México

Mami Osaki McCraw

Evaluation in Japanese Oral Narrative

11:20-11:50  Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
  Elisa Maroney

Aspect in American Sign Language: Expression of Signer Perspective

Maria Szasz

Ireland’s Astounding Nineteenth Century Language Shift

Matthew Burdelski 

Reported Speech in Japanese Parent-Child Interaction

11:50-12:20 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
  Lorraine Leeson and John I. Saeed

Windowing of Attention in Simultaneous Constructions in Irish Sign Language (ISL)

Li-Hsiang Chang

Subjective Structures of the Mandarin Morpheme LE in Conversational Discourse’

Janet Wilson

The Present Tense in Kuche Narrative Discourse

Lunch Break
1:30-2:30 PM
Keynote: Barbara J. King 
in Dane Smith #123

 "Gesture in Great Apes: The Dynamic-Systems Perspective"

2:45-3:15 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
  Paul Edmunds

Shakespeare, Dickens, and Christie: A Diachronic Study of English Contractions

Zouhair Maalej

Naming People in Tunisian Arabic: An Idealized Cognitive Model

Masumi Kai 

The Double 'Wa' Sentence in Japanese

3:15-3:45 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129



Alla Kushniryk

Intensifying Particles in Modern English


Patrick Farrell 

The Conceptual Semantics of Cognitive Verbs in Brazilian Portuguese

Mie Hiramoto-Sanders

Variations in the Japanese Lexical Strata

3:45-4:15 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
  Harry Howard

Spanish mood as contrast enhancement

Dan Tappan

Toward Automated Scene Generation from Textual Descriptions

Carlee Arnett and Kyoko Masuda

Dative Subjects in German and Japanese

4:15-4:45 Dane Smith #127 Dane Smith #128 Dane Smith #129
  * Cancelled *  David Eddington

Issues in Modeling Language Processing Analogically

Masanori Deguchi 

The Source of Quantifier Scope

Closing Remarks
*On Saturday evening, the conference presenters and attendees are invited to join together for an end-of-conference party held at the home of Melissa Axelrod. More information will be included in the registration packet that you will receive upon arrival.