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Mon Aug 2 1999

Confs: Comparative Linguistics

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  1. Joseph C. Salmons, Workshop on Comparative Linguistics

Message 1: Workshop on Comparative Linguistics

Date: Sun, 1 Aug 1999 08:35:01 +0200
From: Joseph C. Salmons <>
Subject: Workshop on Comparative Linguistics

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First announcement:

	Workshop on Comparative Linguistics, 8: 
	Variation & Reconstruction

	October 28-30, 1999
	Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
	University of Wisconsin, Madison

Invited speakers are: 

	James Milroy (Univ. of Michigan)
	Some Comments on the Role of Speakers in Language Change

	Paul T. Roberge (Univ. of North Carolina)
	Reconstructing a Creole Continuum in Early Afrikaans

Other speakers include Thomas Cravens, Robert Howell, Ray Harris,
Brian D. Joseph, Sergio Meira, Cynthia Miller, Frederick Schwink. A
full schedule and subsequent updates will very soon be available on
the web at

Rooms are available at Lowell Hall (610 Langdon St., Madison, WI
53706) for Friday and Saturday night, single $52, double
$62. Reservations must be made by September 30: phone (608)262-2621,
fax 262-5445. Please mention the WCL.

WCL 8 is co-sponsored by the Departments of German, Hebrew & Semitic,
Linguistics, French & Italian, Spanish, and the Max Kade
Institute. The Workshop is made possible by generous support from the
Anonymous Fund of the College of Letters & Science, UW.
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