LINGUIST List 8.314

Mon Mar 3 1997

Calls: Logic, Politeness, Applied Ling

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  1. Jaap v.d. Does, Quantification: Collectivity, and Reciprocity
  2. R.A. Buck, Midwest Modern Language Association
  3. Peter White, Applied Linguistics Association of Australia

Message 1: Quantification: Collectivity, and Reciprocity

Date: Mon, 3 Mar 1997 15:55:57 +0100 (MET)
From: Jaap v.d. Does <>
Subject: Quantification: Collectivity, and Reciprocity

Call for Papers
WORKSHOP on: Quantification: Collectivity, and Reciprocity
Organizers: Stanley Peters & Jaap van der Does

In the first week of the Ninth European Summer School in Logic, Language,
and Information (ESSLLI'97) there will be a workshop on Quantification.
This workshop aims to give a representative overview of recent logical and
linguistic developments on dynamic quantification, collectivity, and
The focus is on the interconnections between these topics, and on strategies for
disambiguating the often impressive amount of readings.

We invite researchers who want to participate in our workshop
to send a short abstract (ca. one page; title, name, affiliation, email
included) by email to:, or: petersProsit.Stanford.EDU
before March 21. In particular, PhD students are encouraged to
use this event to disseminate their work.

ESSLLI'97 is to be held in Aix-en-Provence, France, from
August 11 until August 22, 1997. For further information
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Message 2: Midwest Modern Language Association

Date: Mon, 3 Mar 1997 08:25:27 -0600
From: R.A. Buck <>
Subject: Midwest Modern Language Association


Linguistics Session--Midwest Modern Language Association
Chicago, Illinois, November 6-8, 1997

Topic: Beyond Politeness: Rudeness and Violent Linguistic Acts.
(Theoretical approaches or issues, cross-cultural analyses, linguistic
approaches to literature, etc)

Please send abstracts or papers to
R. A. Buck, English Department,
Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue,
Charleston, Illinois 61920

Deadline: March 24, 1997
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Message 3: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia

Date: Tue, 4 Mar 1997 10:13:55 +1000 (EST)
From: Peter White <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia


 Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA)
 1997 Congress: "From Practice to Theory to Practice"
 University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

- --------------------------------------------------------------
	 *Call for papers, colloquia, poster sessions
		 *Closing date 14 April 1997
- --------------------------------------------------------------

Plenary and Keynote Speakers:

	* Professor Roland Sussex
		Director, Centre for Language Teaching and Research,
		The University of Queensland
		"Technology and Language Learning"

	* Professor Jill Burton
		Director, Centre for Applied Linguistics
		University of South Australia
		"Discourse in the classroom"

	* Professor Patricia Carrell,
		Professor of Applied Linguistics/ESL, and Special
		Assistant to the Provise, George State University

	* Professor Jack Richards,
		Institute of Language Teaching and Learning
		University of Auckland, New Zealand
		"Teacher Education"

Further information on ALAA '97 will be posted shortly.

For further details, please contact
	Professor Francis Mangubhai, email:
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