4.0441 Conference: Word Order in Discourse (1/20)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Thu, 30 Aug 90 23:11:51 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0441. Thursday, 30 Aug 1990.

Date: Wed, 23 Aug 90 16:04:00 MST
From: "Edith A Moravcsik" 23-AUG-1990 16:04
Subject: Conference: Word Order In Discourse

Forwarded by: Willard McCarty

On April 12-14, l991, there will be a conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee on the topic "Word order in discourse". This will
be the 20th Annual Linguistics Symposium in Milwaukee. Papers are
invited on the question of how and to what degree differences in
constituent order are affected by discourse structure, i.e. by the
functions of clauses and their constituents in discourse. Proposals
reporting on studies relating to particular languages, studies comparing
two or more languages, and typological studies are encouraged. Eiehter
a synchronic or a diachronic perspective may be taken; language
acquisition studies will also be considered.

Invited speakers will include BARBARA FOX, ROBERT LONGACRE, and MARIANNE

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, l990. Ten copies of one-pag,
anonymous abstracts are requested. For more information, contact
Mickey Noonan, Dept. of English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
Milwaukee, WI 53201; or e-mail noonan@csd4.csd.uwm.edu.