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Fri Oct 22 1999

Confs: Methods in Sociolinguistics

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  1. John Fought, Methods in Sociolinguistics

Message 1: Methods in Sociolinguistics

Date: Fri, 22 Oct 1999 10:34:23 -0700
From: John Fought <>
Subject: Methods in Sociolinguistics

Methods in Sociolinguistics: A Conference in Honor of Ronald Macaulay
	November 12-14, 1999
	Pitzer College, Claremont, CA

Scheduled Speakers, in order of appearance: Nov. 12: Suzanne Romaine,
Gillian Sankoff, Lesley Milroy, Don Brenneis, Barbara Johnstone, Walt
Wolfram; Nov. 13: Bill Labov, Elinor Ochs, Alessandro Duranti, Guy
Bailey, Natalie Schilling-Estes, Edward Finegan, Dennis Preston;
Ronald Macaulay; Nov. 14: John Baugh, Penny Eckert, John Rickford.

Registration is free, but please register in advance by e-mail to or by phone at 909-607-4535, so we can provide
enough space and send you a parking permit. Please tell us your name,
address, e-mail, and which days of the conference you plan to
attend. You can also register by mail to
	Carmen Fought
	Linguistics Dept.
	1050 N. Mills Ave.
	Claremont, CA 91711

Banquet: There will be a banquet at 6:30 on Saturday night, at which
Ronald Macaulay will be giving the keynote address. The fee for the
banquet is $15, and you must register in advance. Checks should be
made out to Pitzer College, and mailed to the registration address
before November 3.

Accommodations: The most convenient hotel in the area is the Claremont
Inn, (800) 854-5733. They have a special rate and rooms set aside for
the conference, so mention it when you make the reservation.

If you need any further information, please send e-mail to or contact Carmen Fought at 909-607-4535.

This event sponsored by the Pitzer College Printed Word Fund, Council
of Academic Deans, Claremont Colleges, Pomona College Public Events
Committee, Dean of Pitzer College, Dean of Pomona College.
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