LINGUIST List 9.1465

Wed Oct 21 1998

Calls: Child Lang., Theoretical, Applied, & Socioling.

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  1. Gina Wein, Child Language Research Forum Call for Papers
  2. Anna Bosch, Kentucky Foreign Lang. Conf.

Message 1: Child Language Research Forum Call for Papers

Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 10:47:30 -0700
From: Gina Wein <>
Subject: Child Language Research Forum Call for Papers

 ******** CALL FOR PAPERS ********



The 30th meeting of the Child Language Research Forum will be
held on April 9-11, 1999, at Stanford University. The Organizing
Committee welcomes abstracts for papers and posters on any topic
within first language acquisition, from specialization for speech
sounds to uses of relative clauses, from politeness routines to
clarification questions, from syntactic categories to narrative
skills, or from semantic relations to subordinate clauses.
We particularly welcome reports on crosslinguistic findings and
comparisons among related languages; on how language typologies affect
the course of acquisition, and on similarities and differences
among children in the acquisition of a single language.

Abstract submissions should include:

- --Eight (8) copies of a ONE-PAGE, double-spaced abstract of the paper
or poster, preferably in 12-point font or type, with a title.
OMIT name and affiliation. 

- --A 3" by 5" card with the title of the paper, the name(s) of the
author(s), affiliation, mailing address, and email address.
Indicate whether you are submitting a paper or a poster. (The
Committee reserves the right to re-assign your submission.)

- --A self-addressed, stamped postcard if you wish to be notified that
your abstract has been received.

Abstracts should be postmarked by January 1, 1999. PLEASE MAIL EARLY!
No late abstracts will be accepted.

Abstracts and any enquiries should be sent to:

Stanford University
Department of Linguistics
Building 460
Stanford, CA 94305-2150, USA

Further information at:


Gina V. Wein, Administrator
Department of Linguistics
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2150
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Message 2: Kentucky Foreign Lang. Conf.

Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 11:04:02 -0400
From: Anna Bosch <>
Subject: Kentucky Foreign Lang. Conf.

Call for Papers: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference Linguistics

The 51st annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference will be held April 

22-24, 1999, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The conference
will include sessions devoted to all aspects of theoretical and
descriptive linguistics, sociolinguistics, and applied linguistics. 

If you wish to present a paper in one of these sessions, send two copies
of a one page abstract to Prof. Anna Bosch, 1215 Patterson Office Tower,
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0027. Alternatively, send
your abstract by email to: Please include the
following information with your abstract: name, affiliation, address,
email address, daytime phone. The deadline for submission of abstracts
is <bold>Monday, November 16, 1998. </bold>Authors will be notified about
the conference schedule in mid-December. 

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