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Thu 30 Jun 1994

Calls: LSoRB - Language South of the Rio Bravo

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Message 1: LSoRB call for papers

Date: Wed, 29 Jun 1994 10:09:38 LSoRB call for papers
From: Harry Howard <howardmailhost.tcs.tulane.edu>
Subject: LSoRB call for papers

 FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

 Workshop/Parasession

 on

 Language South of the Rio Bravo

 (LSoRB)

 January 9 - 10

 Tulane University, New Orleans

Papers are invited on language and language use in "Latin" America.

Topics include:

Indigenous languages
* grammar/description
* processes of language change
 * language death
 * creolization
 * standardization
 * revitalization

Spanish/Portuguese
* grammar/description
* processes of language change
 * nationalization
 * creolization
 * dialectology
 * contact phenomena
* sociolinguistic context of use

Analytical approaches include:
* formal theory
* cognitive domains
* comprative
* historial
* typological
* computational
* textual

Organization will be roughly
* paper sessions
 * opening overview by invited speaker
 * accepted papes
 * Q and A
* working groups
 * topic discussion
 * finmal report

Send paper abstracts and/or proposals for working groups by Sept 10, 1994 to:

Harry Howard Internet: howardmailhost.tcs.tulane.edu
Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese office: 504/865-5518
302 Newcomb Hall fax: 504/862-8752
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
USA

or

Judie Maxwell Internet: maxwellmailhost.tcs.tulane.edu
Dept. of Anthropology office: 504/865-5336
1021 Audobon fax: 504/865-5338
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 7011
USA

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Harry Howard Internet: howardmailhost.tcs.tulane.edu
Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese office: 504/865-5518
302 Newcomb Hall fax: 504/862-8752
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
USA

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