LINGUIST List 7.593

Sun Apr 21 1996

Calls: Ling Assoc of Southwest, TISLR 5 in Montreal (urgent)

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  1. "Garland D. Bills", LASSO Call
  2. Chris Miller, TISLR 5, Montreal: URGENT re- erased abstracts

Message 1: LASSO Call

Date: Sun, 21 Apr 1996 19:15:22 MDT
From: "Garland D. Bills" <>
Subject: LASSO Call

 25th Annual Meeting of the
 Linguistic Association of the Southwest

 October 11-13, 1996
 Louisiana State University
 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Invited Speaker: Barbara Johnstone (Texas A&M University)
 "Profiles of Texas Speech: Discourse Issues"

 Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be
considered. Submissions for the 1995 meeting in Baton Rouge are
particularly encouraged in the areas of discourse analysis, languages
and variation in Louisiana, and Mayan linguistics. Papers by graduate
students are especially solicited and may be considered for the Helmut
Esau Prize, a $250 cash award made annually by LASSO.

 Presentation time for papers will be limited to twenty minutes
plus ten minutes for discussion.

 **The deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 15, 1996.**
Notification of acceptance of papers will be sent out by August
1, 1996.

 Only one abstract as single author and a second as co-author
will be accepted from any individual.

 Abstracts must be no longer than one page ( c. 250 words) and
should summarize the main points of the paper and explain relevant
aspects of the data, methodology, and argumentation employed;
abstracts of accepted papers will be published exactly as received in
a booklet for distribution at the meeting. At the beginning of your
abstract place the paper title, and at the end of the abstract (or on
a separate page) repeat the title along with your name, affiliation,
mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

 It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to: In the absence of e-mail, or if
your abstract contains any special symbols, send one hard copy of the
abstract (preferably with a diskette, labeled for operating system and
word processing program) to:
 Mary Jane Hurst
 Department of English
 Texas Tech University
 Lubbock, TX 79409-3091
 Tel. (806) 742-2501

 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Presentation of papers at the LASSO annual meetings is a
privilege of membership in LASSO; 1995 dues must be paid by June
15 in order for your abstract to be considered. Annual membership
dues for individuals are US$15.00 (or US$7.50 for students,
retired persons, and those not employed). To pay dues or for
additional information, contact:
 Garland D. Bills
 Executive Director, LASSO
 Department of Linguistics
 University of New Mexico
 Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196 USA
 Tel. (505) 277-7416
 Fax (505) 277-6355
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Message 2: TISLR 5, Montreal: URGENT re- erased abstracts

Date: Sun, 21 Apr 1996 20:15:37 EDT
From: Chris Miller <>
Subject: TISLR 5, Montreal: URGENT re- erased abstracts
To anyone who may have sumbitted an electronic abstract for the
TISLR'96 conference (Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research,
Montreal, Canada) prior to Dec 1, 1995, we would kindly request that
you resend the abstract due to their being inadvertently erased from
disk. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Please e-mail your abstract to :


Christopher Miller 
PhD student in linguistics

Groupe de recherche sur la LSQ et le francais sourd
Universite du Quebec a Montreal
C.P. 8888, Succ. Centre-Ville
Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8

+1 514 987-6660 or 4280 (voice)
+1 514 987-4079 (TTY)
+1 514 987-4280 or 4652 (fax)

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