LINGUIST List 7.1753

Tue Dec 10 1996

Calls: Celtic Language Learning, Semiotics & Communication

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  1. Jim/Roz Ladrew, 3rd Celtic Language Learning Conference
  2. alan harris, Commission On Semiotics And Communication

Message 1: 3rd Celtic Language Learning Conference

Date: Mon, 09 Dec 1996 09:26:14 +0000
From: Jim/Roz Ladrew <>
Subject: 3rd Celtic Language Learning Conference

3rd Celtic Language Learning Conference
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
May 31, 1997


Deadline: December 20, 1996

This conference is being organized by the North American
Association for Celtic Language Teachers (NAACLT). Proposals for
individual papers are welcome on the following topics involving
any one or more of the modern Celtic languages:

computer-assisted instruction
dialect choice in language learning
language acquisition
language and gender
language-learning materials
language policy and planning
language testing and teacher certification
syllabus design

Papers will be 20 minutes long with a 10-minute discussion period
following. Send three double-spaced printed copies of a 300-word
proposal with name, address, voice and fax number, e-mail
address, and institutional affiliation on the first copy. Second
and third copy should have no identification. Also send one copy
of a 50-word summary to be included in the conference program and
book of abstracts. Submit these in printed form as well as the
computer texts by e-mail. Texts will be accepted on disk for
those without e-mail access. If submitted on disk, be sure to
indicate DOS or Macintosh and the word-processing program used.

Send proposals and abstracts to:			
Dr. Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew				
Penn Language Center				
401 Lauder-Fischer Hall				
University of Pennsylvania				
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330				

All other inquiries to:
Dr. Kenneth Nilsen
Celtic Studies
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5

This conference will follow the Celtic Language Teachers
Professional Development Day on May 30, also to be held at
St. Francis Xavier. A pre-conference field trip and
post-conference one-day Scottish Gaelic immersion course are also
being planned.
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Message 2: Commission On Semiotics And Communication

Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 13:22:50 -0800 (PST)
From: alan harris <>
Subject: Commission On Semiotics And Communication


The Commission invites completed papers, detailed abstracts and panel
proposals that (1) appraise and/or apply the work of a major theorist; (2)
offer insights on gender, race, ehtnicity, class, sexuality, disability,
or other issues of social concern; (3) critically analyze a cultural text
or artifact; and (4) examine the interdisciplinary contributions of
semiotics. Student papers are welcome and should be identified as such.
Completed Papers should include a separate title page with author
identification and a 75-word abstract. Detailed abstracts should include
a bibliography as well as a title page. Program proposals should include
a title, rationale, names and affiliations of participnats, and a 75-word
abstract for each paper. By February 15, 1997, submit five copies to:
Frank J. Macke, Dept. of Communication & Theatre Arts, Mercer Univ.,
Macon, GA 31207.


 Alan C. Harris, Ph. D. TELNOS: main off: 818-677-2853
 Professor, Communication/Linguistics direct off: 818-677-2874
 Speech Communication Department
 California State University, Northridge home: 818-366-3165
 SPCH CSUN FAX: 818-677-2663 
 Northridge, CA 91330-8257 INTERNET email: ALAN.HARRISCSUN.EDU 
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