LINGUIST List 10.1359

Wed Sep 15 1999

Calls: SCIL 12, Language of the Eastern Caribbean

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  1. Jason D Haugen, SCIL 12
  2. Shari L Cole, Language of the Eastern Caribbean

Message 1: SCIL 12

Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 11:24:28 -0700 (MST)
From: Jason D Haugen <jhaugenU.Arizona.EDU>
Subject: SCIL 12


SCIL 2000 at the University of Arizona


 The twelfth annual meeting of the Student Conference in Linguistics
will be held at the University of Arizona 11-12 February 2000. We invite
submissions of proposals for 20-minute talks in any area of linguistics
from any theoretical perspective. 
 Submissions must include 5 copies of an anonymous abstract and an index
card including the following information:
	*Title of Abstract and area (phonology, syntax etc.)
	*Mailing address
	*e-mail address
Abstracts must be at most one page with one-inch margins and typed in
at least 11-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and 
citations. Submissions are limited to 1 individual and 1 joint abstract 
per author. Please do not send abstracts by e-mail. 

Abstracts must be received no later than November 15, 1999.

We will only consider submissions that conform to the above guidelines.

Department of Linguistics, Douglass 200E
PO Box 210028
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Further inquiries should be addressed to:

Bob Kennedy at or Jason Haugen at

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Message 2: Language of the Eastern Caribbean

Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 07:26:35 +0000
From: Shari L Cole <>
Subject: Language of the Eastern Caribbean

	Caribbean Island Cultures
 The University of Puerto Rico
 The University of the West Indies
Call For Papers:
 The Islands in Between: History, Language, and Literature 
 of the Eastern Caribbean 

 Second Annual Conference 
 Carriacou, Grenada 
 Eastern Caribbean 
 November 18,19,20 1999 
 (Arrival: Thursday, Nov. 18; departure: Sunday, Nov.
Linguists, historians, ethnographers, anthropologists, sociologists, 
literary scholars and critics, folklorists, theater historians and
theater practitioners are invited to submit proposals for the conference. 
Suggested topics include 
 Creole Languages in the Eastern Caribbean 
 Popular Culture and History 
 Tradition and Individual Talent in the Drama, Poetry, and
Fiction of the 
Eastern Caribbean 
 Economics and Culture 
 Amerindian History and Cultural Studies 
 Carnival as a Caribbean "Syncretic Artifact" 
 African and European Traditions in Caribbean Performance 
 The Eastern Caribbean and Global Culture 

 The above list of suggested topics is not intended to exclude any
papers focusing on the conference theme of History, Literature, and Language 
of the Eastern Caribbean. This area includes English-speaking, 
French-speaking, and Dutch-speaking islands. Submissions are welcome from 
academics, researchers, folklorists, and writers as well as members of 
historical/cultural societies in both the larger and smaller islands. 
Presentations are to be in English and will be no longer than 40 minutes. 
 Paper submissions should include:
 --a cover letter containing the title of the paper, the
author's (or authors') address (fax number and/or e-mail address), institution,
and a 25-word summary suitable for publication in the convention program.
 --one page containing a 250-word abstract of the paper.
 --one page containing a 50-word biography of each author.

 Dr. Joan F. McMurray or
 The University of Puerto Rico, Box 23356
 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00931
 Dr. Peter Roberts, email,
 The University of the West Indies,
 Cave Hill Campus, P.O.Box 64, Bridgetown, Barbados
 Additional conference information is available by contacting the
addresses above or by checking web sites.

 Links: Caribbean Island Cultures Network 
 The University of Puerto Rico:

SUBMISSION DEADLINE--September 30, 1999 

Travel and hotel arrangements should be made by individual participants. 
 Two hotels to contact for reservations are 
 --Ade's Dream Guest House (ask for Chris, 473-443-7317;FAX
 --Silver Beach Resort (473-443-7337; FAX 473-443-7165) 
 Direct flights to and from Carriacou are from Grenada (the closest),

Barbados, and St. Lucia. For flights to these islands call British 
Airways, BWIA, American Airlines, Liat, Helenair, or a travel agency. 
Airlines of Carriacou and Liat have daily flights from Grenada to 
Carriacou; space is limited (and sometimes unreliable). Ferry service
from Grenada to Carriacou is run by Osprey Express. Two local travel agencies
are Vena Bullen & Sons (473-443-7468) and Carriacou Travel Agency (ask
for Sherril Williams 473-443-6666). 

The Carriacou Conference is sponsored by: 
 University of the West Indies 
 Dept. of Language, Linguistics, and Literature 
 School for Continuing Studies 
 University of Puerto Rico 
 The College of Humanities, University of Puerto Rico, Rio
 English Department, Academic and Cultural Affairs
 Proyecto Atlantea 
 The Institute of Caribbean Studies, College of Social
 Caribbean Resource Center 
 Caribbean 2000 

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