7.0228 Berkeley Dutch Linguistics Conference (1/104)

Tue, 5 Oct 1993 20:15:28 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0228. Tuesday, 5 Oct 1993.

Date: Sat, 2 Oct 93 18:15:40 -0700
From: tshannon@garnet.berkeley.edu
Subject: Berkeley Dutch Linguistics Conference

Please pass the following conference information
along to any and all potentially interested colleagues.

Thomas F. Shannon, UC Berkeley

Europe After 1993:
Dutch Linguistics in an International Context
October 15-16, 1993


Friday Morning Session

Moderator: Thomas F. Shannon, U.C. Berkeley

9:30 Coffee

10:00 Welcome. Johan P. Snapper,
Director of Dutch Studies, U.C. Berkeley
John L. Heilbron, The Vice Chancellor, U.C. Berkeley
Representatives of the Netherlands and Belgian governments

10:30 Roeland van Hout (University of Brabant, Tilburg)
"The Future of Standard Dutch"

11:15 Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl (California State University, Chico)
"Language Policy in the Netherlands after 1993:
A Macro-sociolinguistic Perspective"

12:00 Lunch

Friday Afternoon Session
Moderator: Marco Haverkort, U.C. Berkeley

1:30 Guus Extra (University of Brabant, Tilburg)
"Ethnic Minorities, Language Diversity and Education in the Netherlands"

2:15 Anthony Buccini (University of Chicago)
"The Dialectal Origins of New Netherland Dutch"

3:00 Intermission

3:15 Ludo Beheydt (Catholic University, Louvain)
"Dutch Linguistics at the Crossroads of Development in Linguistics"

4:00 Wine and Cheese

Friday Evening Program

The Mariska Huynen Memorial Lecture,
Sponsored by the Netherlands America University League
The Alumni House, U.C. Berkeley

Werner Abraham
Professor of Germanic Linguistics, University of Groningen
Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley
"German 'Cold and Male' vs. Dutch 'Warm and Female.'
Culturemes and Some of Their Linguistic Counterparts
in German, Dutch, and English."

Reception following the lecture

Saturday Morning Session

Moderator: Orrin W. Robinson III, Stanford University

9:30 Ad Foolen (Catholic University of Nijmegen)
"Dutch Modal Particles: Frameworks For their Functioinal Analysis"

10:15 Theo Janssen (Free University of Amsterdam)
"Heterosemy or Polyfunctionality of Dutch maar 'but, only, just?"

11:00 Coffee

11:15 Thomas Shannon (University of California at Berkeley)
"Exptraposition of NP Complements in Dutch and German:
An Empirical Comparison"

12:00 Lunch

Saturday Afternoon Session

Moderator: Robert S. Kirsner, UCLA

1:30 Marco Haverkort (University of California at Berkeley)
"Romance and Germanic Clitics: A Comparison of their Syntactic Behavior"

2:15 Wim de Geest (Catholic University, Brussels)
"A Critical Confrontation Between West Flemish and East Flemish
Cliticization Phenomena"

3:00 Intermission

3:15 Henny Broekman (University of the Orange Free State)
"A Comparison Between Germanic and Afrikaans Verbal Cluster"

4:00 Wine and Cheese