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FYI Body: The Ulster Discourse Studies Group will be launched on 12th May 1999
at The University of Ulster with a presentation by Dr Shi-xu on the
Discourse of Mind. All are welcome.


date presenter presentation title

12th May Shi-xu The Discourse of Mind
9th June Fred Morrison The Discourse of Clinical
Psychologists working with
Sex Offenders
23rd June Nicola Schmidt-Renfree Facework as Discourse
August Karyn Stapleton TBA
September Catrin Sian Rhys TBA
October John Wilson The Mind in the World as

For further information contact:
Nicola Schmidt-Renfree at
or Catrin Rhys at

Linguistics Association of Great Britain
LAGB Conference Grants
Reduced LAGB/Journal of Linguistics subscription rates

The LAGB is the professional association for linguists in the United

The LAGB's website is

The LAGB organises annual spring and autumn conferences in the UK
which, in addition to numerous regular papers, includes a lecture by
an invited speaker of international standing, a workshop and a
language tutorial. Members and non-members alike are welcome to
submit abstracts for the Association's conferences.

The LAGB publishes the Journal of Linguistics in association with
Cambridge University Press.

The LAGB offers its members attractive reduced subscription rates
for the Journal of Linguistics (45.00 pounds sterling all-in rate for
subscription to the Association AND the Journal).

The LAGB also offers special reduced subscription rates for students.
Student subscription to the Association is 7.50 pounds sterling
(non-student subscription to the Association is 14.00); Studen
subscription to the Association AND the Journal of Lingustics is
20.00 pounds sterling.

Membership application forms can be printed off the website.

The LAGB offers Conference Grants to support members organising
linguistics conferences in the UK. These are currently worth 300.00
pounds sterling. Additional grants are offered for conferences which
are scheduled to run into or on from the Association's own two annual
conferences. Applications for LAGB Conference Grants should be sen
to the LAGB President, Professor Richard Hudson:

Dr Paul Rowlett, Head of French
School of Languages, University of Salford
Salford M5 4WT, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 161 295 4131
Fax: +44 (0) 161 295 5335

My web newsletter/journal "Language in the Judicial Process"
<> is temporarily unavailable while hardware changes are
being implemented. I will announce its availability as soon as the changes
are completed, also new policies re submissions.

Bethany K. Dumas

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