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12th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, Day 2 of 3

12th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, Day 2 of 3

The phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics of various languages in the Austronesian family, which stretches from Easter Island to Madagascar.

Sunday, May 01, 2005
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Royce Hall, See schedule
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA is hosting the 12th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, April 30-May 2. Admission is free for UCLA students and faculty, otherwise it's $20 for students and $50 for non-students. There will be talks on the phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics of various languages in the Austronesian family, which stretches from Easter Island to Madagascar, and includes most languages of Pacific Island nations, the Philippines, Indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia, Brunei, and Madagascar, as well as some languages in China, Viet Nam, Thailand, and Myanmar, and the indigenous languages of Taiwan.

For more information including abstracts of the individual papers, please visit http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/afla12/.

PROGRAM:

Sunday, May 1, 2005
    
9:00 Registration and refreshments
 
9:30
Eric Potsdam & Maria Polinsky, University of Floria / UCSD
Finite Control in Malagasy
Royce 362

Hui-chuan J. Huang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
On Syllable Nuclei in Squliq Atayal
Royce 156

10:00
Hilda Koopman, UCLA
Imperatives in Malagasy
Royce 362

Chun-Mei Chen, University of Texas at Austin
The Role of Schwa in Paiwan Prosody
Royce 156
 
10:30
Douglas Ball, Stanford University
Phrasal Noun Incorporation in Tongan
Royce 362

David Meyer, University of Edinburgh
Deriving a description of the early 19th century Tahitian diphthong through an analysis of contemporary poetic texts
Royce 156
 
11:00 Break

11:30
Ileana Paul, University of Western Ontario
Or, wh-, and not: Free choice and polarity in Malagasy
Royce 362

Henry Yungli Chang, Institue of Linguistics, Academia Sinica
Restructuring in Tsou
Royce 156

12:00
Hans-Martin G䲴ner, Zentrum f?gemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin
Zero or One? Adjunct Extraction and the Fine Structure of Pseudo-Clefts in Tagalog
Royce 362

Paul R. Kroeger, Graduate Insititute of Applied Linguistics
Argument alternations in Kimaragang
Royce 156

12:30 Lunch
 
2:00
Alevtina Asarina & Anna Holt, MIT
Argument Structure and Ordering Source in Tagalog Modal Must
Royce 362

William D. Davies & Craig Dresser, University of Iowa
The structure of Javanese and Madurese DPs
Royce 156

2:30
Norvin Richards, MIT
Person-Case effects in Tagalog
Royce 362

Mark Donohue, National University of Singapore
Structure is not syntax: passive functions in Tukang Besi
Royce 156
 
3:00 Break
 
3:30
Cheng-Fu Chen, University of Texas at Austin
Nominalization and Grammatical Voice Formations in Rukai: A Three-way Voice System Analysis
Royce 362
 
Yuko Otsuka, University of Hawaii
Syntax and/or pragmatics: PP scrambling in Tongan and the thematic hierarchy
Royce 156

4:00
Dimitrios Ntelitheos, UCLA
Malagasy Participant Nominalizations: A Structural Account
Royce 362

Aaron F. Kaplan, University of California, Santa Cruz
Long-Distance Wh-Movement in Chamorro
Royce 156

4:30 Break
 
5:00 POSTER SESSION
Royce 206

Anne Yu-An Lu, Tsing-hua University
Order and Interaction of Prefixes in Mayrinax Atayal

Anastasia Riehl, Cornell University
The phonology and phonetics of nasal-obstruent sequences in Bare'e Pamona

Ying Lin, UCLA
Two Perspectives on Malagasy Reduplication: Derivational and Optimality Theoretic Analyses

Nina Hyams, UCLA; Dimitrios Ntelitheos, UCLA; & Cecile Manorohanta, Universití ord, Antsiranana Madagascar
The Acquisition of Voice in Malagasy
 
6:00 PARTY

Parking at UCLA costs $7.


Cost : Admission is free for UCLA students and faculty, otherwise it's $20 for students and $50 for non-students.

BarbaraGaerlan
310-206-9163
www.linguistics.ucla.edu/afla12/
cseas@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Linguistics