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

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

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

Monday, May 02, 2005
9:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Royce & Campbell 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:

Monday, May 2, 2005
    
9:00 Registration and refreshments

9:30
Special Session: Language Acquisition
Royce 314
 
Dimitrios Ntelitheos, UCLA
Root Infinitives in Malagasy
 
Norhaida Aman, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
The Acquisition of Colloquial Singapore Malay
 
10:30 Break
 
11:00
Paul Law, Zentrum f?gemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin
Questions and clefts in Malagasy
Royce 314

Jeff Heinz, UCLA
Optional partial metathesis in Kwara'ae
Campbell 2122
 
11:30
Edith Aldridge, SUNY, Stony Brook
Clefting and Predicate-Fronting in Austronesian Languages
Royce 314

Andy Martin, UCLA
Loanwords as Pseudo-compounds in Malagasy
Campbell 2122
 
12:00
Amy P. Lee, University of Essex
Rightward Reduplication in Formosan Languages Revisited
Campbell 2122

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