LINGUIST List 11.503

Thu Mar 9 2000

Calls: WECOL 2000/Ling Theory & S. Asian Languages

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  1. Kirsten YiJiun Lin, WECOL 2000

Message 1: WECOL 2000

Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 22:22:34 -0800 (PST)
From: Kirsten YiJiun Lin <>
Subject: WECOL 2000

 WECOL 2000
 Western Conference on Linguistics
 California State University, Fresno
 October 27-29, 2000
 Deadline for Abstracts: 1 June, 2000

Papers are invited for the General Session in all areas of linguistic
theory and for the Parasession on South Asian and Southeast Asian
Languages. Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for
Q&A). Abstracts should be anonymous, and should be no longer than one
page, with one inch margins, in typeface no smaller than 12 characters per
inch. An additional page with examples and references may be included.
Please provide 7 copies of the abstract. Authors should identify
themselves on a separate 3x5" index card by including the following

 title of paper
 general session or parasession
 appropriate subfield
 author's name
 telephone number (optional)
 e-mail address

Invited Speakers: Paul Kiparsky, Stanford University
 Graham Thurgood, California State University, Chico

Abstracts should be sent to the following address:
WECOL 2000 Abstracts Committee
Department of Linguistics
California State University, Fresno
5245 North Backer Avenue M/S 92
Fresno, CA 93740-8001

No e-mail abstracts will be accepted. However, subsequent correspondence
will be via e-mail. For abstract guidelines please consult the LSA
abstract guidelines (

Papers presented at the conference will be published in the WECOL 2000
Proceedings; participating authors will be invited to submit a
camera-ready copy of their paper (not to exceed 15 pages) by January, 2001
for inclusion in the proceedings.

More information about this conference and additional information
regarding transportation to the conference, hotels, and restaurants in
Fresno will become available from our web site

Inquiries may be addressed via e-mail to:
Chris Golston,
Ritva Laury,
Tel: (559) 278-2441

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