Conference of the Australian Linguistics Society 2004
Proceedings of the 2004 Conference of the Australian Linguistics Society
Edited by Ilana Mushin
The 2004 conference of the Australian Linguistics Society was held at the University of Sydney, July 13 -15 2004. The conference was sponsored by the Australian Linguistics Society and, the University of Sydney Department of Linguistics and the School for Society, Culture and Performance. The complete program for the conference can be accessed at http://conferences.arts.usyd.edu.au/index.php?cf=4
We are pleased to present a selection of papers from the conference. These papers were peer-reviewed to DEST standards by ALS members from around Australia and overseas. The review process for the proceedings was separate from the review process for acceptance of abstracts for the actual conference presentations. Many thanks to all of the people who acted as referees. Their names are given below. Ilana Mushin edited and compiled the final versions.
These proceedings were published in final form on July 4, 2005
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Papers from these proceedings should be referenced as: (Author(s)-of-paper). 2005. (Title-of-paper). In Ilana Mushin (ed), Proceedings of the 2004 Conference of the Australian Linguistics Society. (WEBSITE). Note that there is no overall page numbering system for the proceedings as a whole: page numbering begins at 1 in each paper.
The editor would like to acknowledge the work of the following people who agreed to act as referees:
Debra Aarons, Brett Baker, Peter Collins, Felicity Cox, Zane Goebel, Cliff Goddard, Mark Harvey, Caroline Jones, Harold Koch, Mary Laughren, Harumi Moore, Jean Mulder, Rachel Nordlinger, Robert Pensalfini, Peter Peterson, Louise Ravelli, Johanna Rendle-Short, Verna Rieschild, Jane Simpson, Tania Strahan, Ludmilla Stern, Nick Thieberger, Jean-Christophe Verstraete, Michael Walsh, Jill Wigglesworth
Published 2006-03-09This paper identifies and explains Arabic emphatic repetition in ethnographic interviews against the general backdrop of an understanding of non-pragmatically motivated repetition in Spoken Arabic. It also considers the ...Conference paper
Published 2005-10-21Changes in the ‘ecology of languages’ after the independence of Indonesia have resulted in changes in the social, cultural and economic settings. These changes in turn have affected the well-being of indigenous languages ...Article
New and Traditional Values in Contemporary Russian: Natural Semantic Metalanguage in Cross-Cultural Semantics Published 2005-10-10Changes in value system of a society can find reflection in the semantic structure of a language. These differences can be studied on the basis of semantic comparison of value words – those that become a source of borrowing ...Conference paper
Published 2005-10-10Women’s magazines have been a focus of research in various disciplines, and such research has made use of different methodologies as well as taking diverse approaches. This paper analyses texts selected from an Australian ...Conference paper
Frs. Herman Nekes and Ernest Worms' Dictionary of Australian Languages, Part III of 'Australian Languages' (1953) Published 2005-10-10Frs. Herman Nekes and Ernest Worms’ monumental Australian languages consists of five parts, of which three are dictionaries. These account for the bulk of the work, some 775 of 1067 pages, the remainder being about two-thirds ...Conference paper