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  1. Alison McArdle, 1999 GEORGETOWN U ROUND TABLE

Message 1: 1999 GEORGETOWN U ROUND TABLE

Date: Thu, 07 Jan 1999 14:29:43 -0500
From: Alison McArdle <MCARDLEAgunet.georgetown.edu>
Subject: 1999 GEORGETOWN U ROUND TABLE

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1999 (GURT 1999)
50th Anniversary Celebration 1949-1999

Language in Our Time: Bilingual Education and Official English,
Ebonics and Standard English, Immigration and the Unz Initiative

May 6 - 8, 1999

Conference Speakers: Shirley Brice Heath, Walt Wolfram, Deborah
Tannen, Ralph Fasold, Anna Uhl Chamot, Roger Shuy, Salikoko Mufwene,
Roger Bowers, Ronald Scollon, Tom McArthur, Peter Brimelow, Donna
Christian, John Rassias, G. Richard Tucker, JoAnn Crandall, Maggie
Ronkin & Helen Karn, Reinhold Freudenstein, Shaligram Shukla, Edwin
Thumboo, Anne Pakir, Bernard Spolsky, Denise Murray, Leanne Hinton

Plenary panel on Bilingual Education: 
 Stephen Krashen, Professor, University of Southern California 
"Condemned Without a Trial: Bogus Arguments against Bilingual Education" 

 Mauro E. Mujica, Chairman, U.S. English Foundation 
"The Official English Movement and Bilingual Education Reform"

Delia Pompa, Director, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority
Languages Affairs, U.S. Department of Education "Update on the
Reauthorization of the Bilingual Education Act"
 
Rosalie Pedalino Porter, Director, Institute for Research in English
Acquisition and Development "Educating English Language Learners in
U.S. Schools: Agenda for a New Millennium"

Tutorials with Stephen Krashen and John Rassias. Pre-conference
session by the Federal Interagency Language Roundtable and the Society
of Federal Linguists.

PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 1999

For more information, see the conference web-site at 
http://www.georgetown.edu/conferences/gurt99

or contact:

Dr. James E. Alatis, Chair or Alison McArdle, Coordinator
GURT 1999 
Georgetown University
International Language Programs and Research 
519 B Intercultural Center, Box 57-1045
Washington, DC 20057-1045
Tel. 202-687-5659
Fax 202-687-0699
E-mail gurtgusun.georgetown.edu
Web http://www.georgetown.edu/conferences/gurt99
 
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