ERIC Number: ED433708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Twenty-Second LACUS Forum, 1995.
Hoffer, Bates, Ed.
Forty-five papers on linguistic theory and language research from the annual conference address these topics: aspects of discourse analysis; agreement languages; grammatical relations; syntax; phonology; grammar; contrastive linguistics; second language learning; syntax; quotations; topic management; aphasia; interpersonal communication; laughter; morphology; lexicon; lexico-semantics; language contact and linguistic borrowing; the language of science fiction; character creation in literature; phoneme-grapheme patterns; bimodal communication; suprasegmentals; and semiotics. Languages studied include English, Chinese, Spanish, Latin, French, Russian, African American Vernacular English, Arabic, and Mixtec. Selected papers include: (1) "Salience Schemes for Narrative Discourse; Some Broader Concerns" (Longacre); (2) "Requiem for LACUS 1995: A Poem" (Longacre); (3) "Agreement Languages" (Lehmann); (4) "How Grammatic Relations Are Determined" (Oller); (5) "Divergence or Convergence: A Syntactic and Phonological Study of Aave in 'Middletown'" (Huang); (6) "Cognitive Strategies for Expression of the Copula: A Crosslinguistic Approach" (Katz); (7) "Cross-Cultural Factors in ESL Reading: The Relevance of Relevance Theory" (Shi); (8) "Syntactic Specification of Morphological Categories: Government Versus Determination" (Lockwood); (9) "Discourse Structure and Communicative Power" (Malcolm); (10) "Japanese and Korean Basic Color Terms" (Ishii); (11) "Language: A View from the Ranks of Science Fiction Fandom" (Stanford); (12) Pitch and Vowel Reduction/Centralization" (Griffen); and (13) "Renaming the Baltimore Oriole: Another Kind of 'Correctness'" (Levin). (MSE)
Descriptors: Alphabets, Aphasia, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Contrastive Linguistics, Diachronic Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, English, Grammar, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Language Research, Language Role, Languages, Lexicology, Linguistic Theory, Literature, Morphology (Languages), Phonology, Second Languages, Semantics, Syntax, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary
LACUS Secretary Treasurer, P.O. Box 6850, RM MH103, Fullerton, CA 92846-6850 ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States, Chapel Hill, NC.