LINGUIST List 10.348

Fri Mar 5 1999

Calls: NWAVE-28

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Message 1: NWAVE-28 in Toronto

Date: Fri, 5 Mar 1999 07:50:47 -0500 (EST)
From: Peter Avery <paveryYorkU.CA>
Subject: NWAVE-28 in Toronto


YORK UNIVERSITY & THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESENT THE 28th ANNUAL
CONFERENCE ON NEW WAYS OF ANALYZING VARIATION, OCTOBER 14-17, 1999, IN
TORONTO, CANADA


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

DEBORAH CAMERON "New Ways of Suppressing Variation in English?"
WILLIAM LABOV "Homogeneity: The Unexplained Foundation of Linguistic
Variation"
DAVID SANKOFF "The Production of Code-Mixed Discourse"


SYMPOSIA:
Language Change in Real Time 
Variation Theory and Formal Theory 
Variation Theory and Second Language Acquisition 
Language and Sexuality 
Public Access Data Bases


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
J.K. Chambers (University of Toronto)
Gregory Guy (York University)
Ruth King (York University)
Raymond Mougeon (York University)


CALL FOR PAPERS:

Abstracts are invited in all areas of linguistic variation theory for
20-minute presentations and for posters, in English or in French.


Abstract specifications: Abstracts should be submitted in two parts. The
first part should include the full title and the abstract text of no more
than 500 words including bibliography (i.e. to fit on a single page in
appropriate format). The author's name(s) should not appear in the text
of the abstract or title. The second part should give the full title of
the submission and the author's name(s), with address, email, fax and
phone numbers. Please indicate whether you wish your abstract to be
considered for submission for presentation, for a poster, or for either.

Abstracts should be submitted by email as an ASCII message containing both
parts of the abstract (no attachments, please). If you do not have access
to email, fax a fully-formatted hard copy of the abstract and one copy of
a separate identification page and send two hard copies to the conference
organizers by regular mail.

Email abstracts to: newwaveyorku.ca

If you cannot email, fax abstracts to: 416-736-5483, & mail copies to:
NWAVE, c/o DLLL, South 561 Ross Building, 4700 Keele Street, York
University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: June 15, 1999
Abstracts will be anonymously refereed.
Expected notification date: August 1, 1999


A Web site for the conference has been established at:

http://momiji.arts-dlll.yorku.ca/linguistics/NWAVE/NWAVE-28.html

Additional information will be posted at the site as it becomes available. 

									
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