Papers & Presentations
(Gazette, Jan. 23, 1997)
DR. VIT BUBENIK, a university research professor in the Department of Linguistics, presented a
paper entitled Functional Study of Ergativity at the 18th World Congress of the Czechoslovak
Society of Arts and Sciences, held at the University of Brno on Aug. 26, 1996.
During the term of his Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellowship (September-November
1996), spent at the University of Munich's Institute for General and Indo-European Linguistics,
Dr. Bubenik gave several presentations on his current research, which concerns pronominal clitics
in Classical Armenian; ergativity in Indo-Iranian languages; and tense and aspect in Byzantine
Greek and Middle Bulgarian.
On Dec. 5, 1996, Dr. Bubenik gave a paper titled Lexical and Grammatical Aspect in Carpathian
Romani at the 3rd International Conference on Romani Linguistics, held at Charles University in
DR. CRAIG MONK, Department of English Language and Literature, recently published a paper
entitled Photography in Eugene Jolas's Transition Magazine in History of Photography (volume
20, number four, winter 1996). The article is a revised version of a paper titled Challenges to the
Interdisciplinary Development of Modernism in Transition Magazine, which Dr. Monk gave in
June 1996 at the Cultural and Intellectual Contexts of Modernism conference at the University of
DR. MICHAEL F. SHERRICK, Department of Psychology, led a round-table discussion titled
Lab Report Alternatives at the recent meetings of the Nineteenth Annual Institute on the Teaching
of Psychology, at St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.
DR. GRAHAM SHORROCKS, English, wrote a paper titled The Second Person Singular
Interrogative in the Traditional Vernacular of the Bolton Metropolitan Area which was published
in Microparametric Syntax and Dialect Variation -- a book of selected, refereed papers from the
1994 Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association's conference -- edited by Dr. James R. Black of
Memorial and Dr. Virginia Motopanyane of the University of New Brunswick. The book appears
in number 139 of the Current Issues in Linguistic Theory series by John Benjamins Ltd.
DR. JERRY A. VARSAVA, Department of English, published an article entitled Totality Lost,
or, Fredric Jameson and the Social Site of American Postmodern Fiction in Postmodern Studies
(volume 17, 1996, pages 173-202).
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