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ERIC Number: ED433709
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 679
Abstractor: N/A
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The Twenty-Third LACUS Forum, 1996.
Melby, Alan K., Ed.
Fifty-nine papers on language research and linguistic theory from the annual forum address these topics: correctness in language; aspects of neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics; historical linguistics and language evolution; linguistic philosophy; aspects of syntax; aspects of discourse analysis; lexicon and semantics; language contact and linguistic borrowing; suprasegmentals; aspects of pragmatics; music and language; aspects of grammar; morphology; pragmatics; language teaching; language processing; and phonetics and phonemics. Languages studied include Welsh, English, Basque, Yup'ik Eskimo, Japanese, pidgin, Korean, Polish, French, Catalan, Mandarin Chinese, and Old and Middle English. Selected papers include: (1) "Correctness in Language: Political and Otherwise" (Makkai); (2) "How the Brain Learns Language" (MacWhinney, Feldman); (3) "Some Grammatical Evidence for Eurasiatic, Especially Pronominal" (Greenberg); (4) "Functional Passive Rethought" (Rashidi); (5) "Markedness Effects in Welsh Short Plural Forms" (Lommel); (6) "Semantic Specification/Semantic Emergence: Against the 'Container' Metaphor of Meaning" (Harrison); (7) "Basque and the Other Dene-Caucasic Languages" (Bengston); (8) "Redefining Language" (Bradford, Melby); (9) "The Nature of the Causee in Binding" (Katada); (10) "Subtle Signalling of Logical Relations in News Reporting" (Jordan); (11) "Idiomatic Properties of Eighteenth Century English" (Akimoto); (12) "Chiac: The Hybrid Vernacular of Mouncton Acadian Teenagers" (Babitch); and (13) "Tagmemic Principles and Music Analysis" (Avery). (MSE)
LACUS Secretary Treasurer, P.O. Box 6850, RM MH103, Fullerton, CA 92846-6850 ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States, Chapel Hill, NC.