LINGUIST List 10.45

Mon Jan 11 1999

Calls: Athabaskan Lang, Computational Ling

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  1. Jordan Lachler, 1999 Athabaskan Language Conference
  2. Robert Dale, Association for Computational Linguistics 99

Message 1: 1999 Athabaskan Language Conference

Date: Sun, 10 Jan 1999 18:24:19 -0700
From: Jordan Lachler <>
Subject: 1999 Athabaskan Language Conference


 University of New Mexico
 May 21-23, 1999

The Organizing Committee is looking for talks and presentations from native
speakers of Athabaskan languages, native non-speakers, storytellers, and

Suggested Topics and Themes 

Language Maintenance and Language Teaching 
- -----------------------------------------
 * Elementary, Secondary, and Post-secondary Programs 
 * Immersion Programs: Summer Programs 
 * Innovative Pedagogies 

Linguistic Research 
- -----------------
 * The Structure of the Athabaskan Lexicon 
 * Historical and Comparative Athabaskan Morphosyntax 
 * Interface of Phonetics and Phonology in Athabaskan 

Suggestions for Panel Presentations Welcome! 

Please submit the following: 

 * one-page proposal for your presentation 
 * a 50-word abstract for the Conference Program, including: 
 * your name
 * your affiliation 
 * your e-mail and/or snail mail address 

Please submit your proposal and abstract via mail, fax, or e-mail by
Friday, April 16, 1999. Talks will be scheduled for 20-minute slots, with
10 minutes for discussion, but longer presentations may also be arranged. 
 E-Mail : 
 FAX : 505-277-6355 
 Mail : Athabaskan Language Conference 
 Department of Linguistics 
 University of New Mexico 
 Albuquerque, NM 87131

Updated information can be found at the conference website:

Jordan Lachler
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Message 2: Association for Computational Linguistics 99

Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 10:31:08 +0100 (MET)
From: Robert Dale <>
Subject: Association for Computational Linguistics 99

The deadline for receipt of submissions to be considered for
presentation at ACL99 at the University of Maryland in June is fast
approaching: in particular, general session papers and thematic
session papers are due by 25th January 1999.

Please see the conference web site for submission information:

Robert Dale
Ken Church
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