Volume No 21 (1997): Papers from the 21st Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 7-8 November 1997.

 

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LANGUAGE DIVERSITY AND LANGUAGE ORIGINS / LA DIVERSITÉ DES LANGUES ET LEUR ORIGINE

RONALD COSPER
The Evolution of Language and Linguistic Theory 3

RAYMOND MOPOHO
Origines et Définition du West African Pidgin English 11

ROBERT RANKIN
(Keynote Speaker / conférencier invité). Grammatical Evidence for Genetic Relationship and the Macro-Siouan Problem 20

PAPERS ON OTHER TOPICS / COMMUNICATIONS SUR D’AUTRES THÈMES

WALCIR CARDOSO
The Domain of Gliding in French: An Optimality Theoretic Approach 47

CHRISTOPHER CULY
Takelma Interrogative ti 63

LILIAN FALK
The Use of Immigrant Dialect in Israel Zangwill’s Children of the Ghetto 80

MICHAEL GREGORY
Doing Forensic Linguistics: Endangered People in the Community 89

LISE LAPIERRE
La diversité des discours : l’Introduction à l’étude de la médecine expérimentale de Claude Bernard et « le roman expérimental » d’Émile Zola 96

PIERRE LARRIVÉE
De la polarité négative à la concession : l’histoire naturelle d’un parcours interprétatif 107

DONNA LILLIAN
Transitivity as an Ideological Tool: The Discourse of William J. Gairdner 122

ANTHONY LISTER
An Analysis of jiang and ba in a Hong Kong Chinese newspaper 132

VIRGINIA MOTAPANYANE
Topicalization: A Marked Parametric Option 139

LEWIS POTEET
Dialect Diversity and Dialect Origins in Nautical and Aviation Slang 146

CAROL STANLEY-THORNE
Compounds in Tikar 154

NONI WARNER, ELIZABETH DOULL, DIANE FALVEY, RICHARD MARTELL, JIM McDERMOTT & ELLIOT RICHMAN
The Survival of Maritime Sign Language 170