Workshop in Honor of Ken Hale

University of New Mexico
Department of Linguistics
Saturday, March 8, 2008


Meetings are in Kiva lecture hall (building #69 at G-5 on the map)

Campus map at http://www.unm.edu/campusmap.pdf

Parking info: parking is free on Saturdays in any of the "lettered" zones; parking is also available for $6 per day in building 198 (at I-5 on the map).

 

    8:30–9:00

Welcome

  9:00–10:00

Elena Benedicto (Purdue University) and Mayangna Yulbarangyang Balna (Mayangna Linguists Team) "At the Intersection of Linguistic Research and Community Empowerment" Read by Ricard Vinas

 

10:00–11:00

Ellavina Perkins (Navajo Language Academy) "Navajo Passive"

11:00–11:15

Break

11:15–12:15

MaryAnn Willie (University of Arizona) "Navajo Plurals"

  12:15–1:45

 Lunch Break

    1:45–2:45

Peggy Speas (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Ellavina Perkins (Navajo Language Academy), and Theodore B. Fernald  (Swarthmore College) "Categories Quantification in Navajo"

 

    2:45–3:45

Ofelia Zepeda (University of Arizona)  "The Issue of Documentation of Native  American Languages with an Eye Toward Revitalization"

    3:45–4:00   Break
    4:00–5:00

Paul Platero (University of New Mexico)  "Negative Polarity in Navajo"

    5:00–8:00

 Dinner

       Alternate:

 Theodore B. Fernald (Swarthmore College) and Ellavina Perkins(Navajo Language  Academy) " Complements, Modifiers, and Coordinate Structures"