LINGUIST List 5.1138

Tue 18 Oct 1994

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  1. "LJ. McEntee", Child Language Seminar
  2. , GURT 1995 (long posting)

Message 1: Child Language Seminar

Date: Mon, 17 Oct 1994 14:23:20 Child Language Seminar
From: "LJ. McEntee" <>
Subject: Child Language Seminar

The Centre for Deaf Studies at the University of Bristol would like to
advertise 'The Child Language Seminar, Bristol, 7-9th April 1995'.
Title: Current Research in the Acquisition of Signed and Spoken Languages.

The Centre for Deaf Studies, University of Bristol is pleased to invite
participants to the Child Language Seminar for 1995. This will take place
at Badock Hall in Bristol. The organising committee will be pleased to
receive proposals for presentations of 30 minutes duration and for poster
sessions on themes related to the Acquisition of both Signed and/or Spoken
Languages. Contributions in the areas of Applied and Theoretical
Linguistics will be welcomed.

Outlines of papers should be sent to the address below by the middle of
November 1994.
1 - Title, Authors, Institutional Affiliation. Topic Area. Poster or
Presentation. Language choice for presentation (signed or spoken), and
equipment requirements.
2 - Title (repeated), Abstract (up to 250 words)

A booklet of abstracts will be prepared prior to the meeting. As the
conference will be interpreted simultaneously, the organisers must
receive full papers by the beginning of March 1995. This will also have
the effect of greatly speeding up the process of publication of the
proceedings. Further information from the CLS '95 conference secretary.

Address to send mail:
Centre for Deaf Studies
University of Bristol
22 Berkeley Square
Tel: 0272 303030 ext B7081 Fax: 0272 257875
Text Phone: 0272 251370 e-mail:
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Message 2: GURT 1995 (long posting)

Date: Mon, 17 Oct 1994 11:59:15 GURT 1995 (long posting)
From: <>
Subject: GURT 1995 (long posting)

Preliminary Conference Announcement - GURT 1995


Conference and Pre-sessions: March 6 - 11, 1995

"Linguistics and the Education of Second Language Teachers:
Ethnolinguistic, Psycholinguistic and Sociolinguistic Aspects"

Chaired by
James E. Alatis, Dean Emeritus
Distinguished Professor of Linguistics and Modern Greek
School of Languages and Linguistics
Georgetown University, Washington, DC


Main Sessions: March 8 - 11, 1995

David Andrews, Georgetown University
Cathy Ball, Georgetown University
Leslie M. Beebe, Teachers College, Columbia University
Gillian Brown, Cambridge University
Isolda Carranza, Georgetown University
Marianne Celce-Murcia, University of California, Los Angeles
Anna Uhl Chamot, Georgetown University
Kenneth Chastain, University of Virginia
Virginia Collier, George Mason University
Jeff Connor-Linton, Georgetown University
Barbara A. Craig, Georgetown University
JoAnn Crandall, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Bessie Dendrinos, University of Athens, Greece
Nadine O'Connor DiVito, The University of Chicago
Madeline E. Ehrman, U.S. Department of State, FSI
Mary El-Khadi, Old Dominion University
Aviva Freedman, Carleton University, Ottawa
Eugene Garcia, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Affairs
William C. Hannas, Georgetown University
Elaine K. Horwitz, University of Texas at Austin
Kurt R. Jankowsky, Georgetown University
Adam Jaworski, University of Wales Cardiff
Christina Kakava, Mary Washington College
Steve Krashen, University of Southern California
Donna Lardiere, Georgetown University
Diane Larsen-Freeman, School for International Training
Ronald Leow, Georgetown University
Don Loritz, Georgetown University
Steve Loughrin-Sacco, Boise State University
Joan Morley, University of Michigan
David Nunan, The University of Hong Kong
Linju Ogasawara, Japanese Ministry of Education (ret.)
Anne Pakir, National University of Singapore
Yuling Pan, Georgetown University
Sophia C. Papaefthymiou-Lytra, University of Athens, Greece
Martha Pennington, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong
Terry Pica, The University of Pennsylvania
Guy Spielmann, Georgetown University
John J. Staczek, Georgetown University
Charles Stansfield, Center for Applied Linguistics
Steven Sternfeld, University of Utah
Earl Stevick, Independent Researcher
G. Richard Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University
Andrea Tyler, Georgetown University
Bill VanPatten, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Monique Wong, Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece
Shelley Wong, University of Maryland, College Park
Dolly J. Young, University of Tennessee
Gen-Yuan Zhuang, Hangzhou University
Elizabeth Zsiga, Georgetown University

For more information, please contact:

Carolyn A. Straehle, Coordinator, GURT 1995
School of Languages and Linguistics
303 Intercultural Center
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057-1067
e-mail: gurtguvax.bitnet
phone: (202) 687-5726
fax: (202) 687-5712

GURT registration information and detailed program flyer
available from late December 1994 (will be sent automatically to
individuals already on mailing list).

Proceedings of the Round Table are published annually and are
available from Georgetown University Press (410) 516-6995.

(ILA) also to be held at Georgetown, Friday, March 10 - Sunday,
March 12. The theme of the 1995 ILA meeting is Discourse and Text
Analysis. For more information, contact Ruth Brend, 3363 Burbank
Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Tel: 313/665-2787; Fax: 313/665-9743; Deadline for abstracts
submitted to ILA is January 4, 1995. Abstracts relevant to theme
or any other linguistics topic invited.


Pre-Conference Sessions: March 6 - 8, 1995

The pre-conference sessions will be held in the Intercultural
Center of Georgetown University. Please contact the
individual organizers for more information.

Teaching and Learning Spoken Arabic
Organizer: Dr. Margaret Nydell
 G.U. Department of Arabic
 Washington, DC 20057-1068
 (202) 687-5743

Spanish Linguistics
Organizers: Dr. H ctor Campos, Mr. Eric Holt,
 and Ms. Norma Catalan
 G.U. Department of Spanish
 Washington, DC 20057-0989
 (202) 687-6134

History of Linguistics
Organizer: Dr. Kurt R. Jankowsky
 G.U. Department of German
 Washington, DC 20057-1068
 (202) 687-5812

African Linguistics VI
Organizer: Rev. Solomon Sara, S.J.
 G.U. Department of Linguistics
 Washington, DC 20057-1068
 (202) 687-5956

Portuguese Linguistics
Organizer: Dr. Clea A. Rameh
 G.U. Department of Portuguese
 Washington, DC 20057-0991
 (202) 687-5705

Innovative Audio and Looking at Multimedia (two sessions)
Organizer: Jackie Tanner, Director
 G.U. Language Learning Technology
 Washington, DC 20057-0984
 (202) 687-5766

Issues in Slavic Linguistics
Organizer: Dr. David Andrews
 G.U. Department of Russian
 Washington, DC 20057-0990
 (202) 687-6108/6147

Discourse and Agency: Responsibility and Deception
Organizer: Dr. Patricia E. O'Connor
 G.U. Department of English
 Washington, DC 20057-1068
 (202) 687-5956/6226

Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis
Organizer: Dr. Susan Herring
 Program in Linguistics
 University of Texas
 Arlington, TX 76019
 (817) 273-3133

Celebration of Bilingual Immersion Programs
Organizer: Prof. Dorothy Goodman
 Friends of International Education
 P.O. Box 4800
 Washington, DC 20008
 (202) 363-8510

Issues in Foreign Language Program Direction
Organizer: Dr. Ron Leow
 G.U. Department of Spanish
 Washington, DC 20057-0989
 (202) 687-6134


Criterion-Referenced Curriculum and Test Development for Language Teachers and

Presenter: Dr. Jeff Connor-Linton
 G.U. Department of Linguistics
 Washington, DC 20057-1068
 (202) 687-6156

Authentic Documents in the Language Class: Theoretical
Perspectives and Didactic Applications

Presenter: Dr. Guy Speilmann
 G.U. Department of French
 Washington, DC 20057-1054
 (202) 687-5717

Language Acquisition and Language Education: A Review of Research
and Theory and Current Issues
Presenter: Dr. Steve Krashen
 School of Education
 University of Southern California
 Los Angeles, CA 90089-0031

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