LINGUIST List 12.184

Wed Jan 24 2001

Calls: Computers/Lang & Lit, Comparative Romance Ling

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  1. Henry Biggs, Computers in Language and Literature: MLA
  2. Holly Joy Nibert, Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group: MLA

Message 1: Computers in Language and Literature: MLA

Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 11:19:29 -0500
From: Henry Biggs <hbiggsartsci.wustl.edu>
Subject: Computers in Language and Literature: MLA


The Modern Language Association (MLA) will be sponsoring a special
Discussion Group this December in New Orleans, Louisiana on the use of
Computer Studies in Language and Literature. 

We would like to take this opportunity to strongly encourage the
participation of any interested "LinguistList-ers" in this event.

The entire MLA convention will take place from December 27-30; the date of
our discussion group is yet to be determined but will land within this time
frame. 

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The session title is: "Digital Approaches to Language and Text: Words,
Images and Beyond"

We are interested in current studies in stylistics, authorship,
linguistics, pedagogy, quantitative and qualitative analysis with
particular interest in new directions (proposed or realized).

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Please submit abstracts via e-mail by March 1 to Henry Biggs at:
hbiggsartsci.wustl.edu

Please also note that if your paper is accepted you will need to become a
member of MLA, and the deadline to do that, officially, is April 1. 

_______________________________

Henry Biggs, Assistant Dean 
Washington University
205 S. Brookings Dr.
Campus Box 1117
St. Louis, Mo. 63130
314-935-6519
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Message 2: Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group: MLA

Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 17:16:15 -0500
From: Holly Joy Nibert <holly.nibertwmich.edu>
Subject: Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group: MLA



FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION 2001 CONVENTION

Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group

New Orleans, Louisiana

27-30 December 2001

Deadline for Abstracts: March 15, 2001


The Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group is holding its
annual session at the MLA 2001 Convention. Abstracts are invited for
20-minute talks in all areas of Romance Linguistics. One-page blind
abstracts (one-inch margins, typeface no smaller than 12) accompanied
by a card with the presenter's name, title of paper, address, telephone
number, fax number, and e-mail address should be sent to:


Dr. Holly J. Nibert
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
410 Sprau Tower
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5091, USA
Ph. (616) 387-3012
Fax (616) 387-3103
e-mail: holly.nibertwmich.edu

Faxed and e-mailed submissions will be accepted but should be followed
up promptly by a hard-copy submission.


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Holly J. Nibert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Spanish and
Director of First-Year Spanish Language Program
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Western Michigan University
410 Sprau Tower, Kalamazoo, MI, 49008-5091 USA
Individual Office Phone (w/ voice mail): (616) 387-3012
Dept. Phone: (616) 387-3001; Dept. Fax: (616) 387-3103
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