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Proposed Panels for AATSEEL 2007 National Meeting

This website is regularly updated with newly proposed panels.

Linguistics

Panel Title: Agreement and Case.

Panel Organizer: Natalia Kondrashova

University of Michigan

Email: natakon@umich.edu

Panel Title: Anaphora in Slavic Languages

Panel Organizer: Professor Steven L. Franks

Dept. of Slavic Languages & Literatures

1020 E. Kirkwood Avenue

Ballantine Hall, Room 502

Indiana University

Bloomington IN 47405-7103

Phone: 812-855-2616

Email: franks@indiana.edu

Panel Title: Defining Productivity in Gradient Grammar

Panel Organizer: Andrea Sims

Linguistics Department, Northwestern University

2016 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

Phone: 847-491-4860

Fax: 847- 491-3770

Email: andrea-sims@northwestern.edu

Panel Title: Indefinites in Slavic Languages

Panel Organizer: Hana Filip

Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies

University of Florida

Email: hana.filip@gmail.com

Panel Title: Phonology

Panel Organizer: Keith Langston

Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages

University of Georgia

201 Joseph E. Brown Hall

Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-2448

Fax: 706-583-0349

Email: langston@uga.edu

Panel Title: Quantification in Slavic

Panel Organizer: Lydia Grebenyova

Dept. of English

Baylor University

One Bear Place # 97404

Waco, TX 76798-7404                

Phone: 254-710-6891

Email: Lydia_Grebenyova@baylor.edu

Panel Title: Restructuring “The Structure of Russian”

Panel Organizer: Elisabeth Elliott, Ph.D.

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

1860 Campus Drive

Crowe Hall, #4-125 (4th floor, new wing of Kresge Hall)

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL 60208-2163

Phone: 847-491-8082

Fax: 847-467-2596

Email: eelliott@northwestern.edu

Description: Papers can consider pedagogical and also linguistic issues in
courses such as “The Structure of Russian”

Panel Title: Slavic Dialectology

Panel Organizer: Miriam Shrager

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ballantine Hall 502

1020 E. Kirkwood Ave.

Bloomington, IN 47405-7103

Phone: 812-855-2608

Email: mshrage@indiana.edu

Panel Title:  Syntax of South Slavic and Balkan Languages

Panel Organizer:  Catherine Rudin

Department of Languages and Literature

Wayne State College

1111 Main St.

Wayne, NE 68787

Phone: 402-375-7026

Email: carudin1@wsc.edu

Literature and Culture

Panel Title: Grammatical Gender as a Source of Metaphorical Thinking

Panel Organizer: Marina Rojavin


Temple University

Department of French, German, Italian, and Slavic

Temple  University

532 Anderson Hall

1114 W. Berks   St.

Philadelphia,  PA 19122-6090

Phone:  215-204-1760

Email: mrojavin@temple.edu

Panel Description: This panel will discuss the significance of grammatical gender
in the formation of aesthetic perceptions. As a formal category, grammatical
gender in Slavic languages can be a source of metaphor in poetry and folklore;
it can also be a starting point for lingua-cultural stereotypes, myths, and idols,
etc.

Panel Title: Literature of Exile:

Panel Organizer: Agnieszka
Gutthy

Southeastern Louisiana University

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, SLU Box 10719

Hammond, LA 70402-0719

Phone: 985-549-2880

Fax: 985-549-3088

Email: agutthy@selu.edu

Description: The session will examine texts by any exiled
writer from any country, dealing with the literary representation of exile.
Papers may focus on exile as a form of modern alienation, as a metaphor for
psychic difference, as an allegory of separation or on modern exilic politics
and emigre conditions.

Panel Title: Milan Kundera and the Art of Anti-Nostalgia

Panel Organizer: Lenka Pánková



University of Pittsburgh

1417 CL, U of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Phone:412-624-5711

Email: pankova@pitt.edu

Description: The session will examine Kundera's reception
(or lack thereof) in post-Socialist Bohemia. Presentations might address
topics such as Kundera and the art of anti-nostalgia, Kundera in the context
of his "Central European Pleiades" (Gombrowicz, Kafka, Broch, Musil),
Kundera's cultural cartography, the concepts of memory, forgetting, nostalgia,
kitsch in Kundera's oeuvre, among others.

Pedagogy and Second Language Acquisition

Panel Title: Course Design and Language Tasks in Advanced Level Instruction

Panel Organizer: Maria Alley

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ohio State University

Email: alley.27@osu.edu

Roundtable Title: Culture in Language Class: Incorporating Cultural and Linguistic
Aspects of Communication

Roundtable Chair: Marina Rojavin

Temple University

Department of French, German, Italian, and Slavic

Temple  University

532 Anderson Hall

1114 W. Berks   St.

Philadelphia,  PA 19122-6090

Phone:  215-204-1760

Email: mrojavin@temple.edu

Roundtable Title: Retention of the Russian Language by Heritage Speakers in
the USA

Roundtable Organizer: Marina Rojavin

Temple University

Department of French, German, Italian, and Slavic

Temple  University

532 Anderson Hall

1114 W. Berks   St.

Philadelphia,  PA 19122-6090

Phone:  215-204-1760

Email: mrojavin@temple.edu

Roundtable Title: Teaching Assistant and Graduate Student Training in Slavic
Departments

Roundtable Organizer: Elisabeth Elliott, Ph.D.

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

1860 Campus Drive

Crowe Hall, #4-125 (4th floor, new wing of Kresge Hall)

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL 60208-2163

Phone: 847-491-8082

Fax: 847-467-2596

Email: eelliott@northwestern.edu

Panel Title: The Verbs of Motion in Russian

Panel Organizer: Elisabeth Elliott, Ph.D.

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

1860 Campus Drive

Crowe Hall, #4-125 (4th floor, new wing of Kresge Hall)

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL 60208-2163

Phone: 847-491-8082

Fax: 847-467-2596

Email: eelliott@northwestern.edu

Description: Papers can consider pedagogical and also linguistic issues in
teaching the Verbs of Motion in Russian.


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