LINGUIST List 13.1340

Mon May 13 2002

Calls: General Ling, Algoquian Lang

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  1. Mary Jane Hurst, LASSO Call for Papers
  2. Charlotte Reinholtz, Call for papers: 34th Algonquian Conference

Message 1: LASSO Call for Papers

Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 15:47:51 +0000
From: Mary Jane Hurst <>
Subject: LASSO Call for Papers

The Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) will meet October
4-6, 2002, in Los Angeles, hosted by California State University, Los
Angeles. The deadline for abstracts is June 1, 2002.

Abstracts for papers in any area of linguistics are welcome.
Abstracts for papers related to the conference theme ("Language
Variation, Contact, and Change: Focus on the Pacific Rim Crossroads")
are particularly encouraged.

Send abstracts of 500 words or fewer to Peter Gingiss at the
University of Houston <>. Send all conference queries
to either Program Chair Peter Gingiss <> or Local
Arrangements Co-Chair Domnita Dumitrescu <>.
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Message 2: Call for papers: 34th Algonquian Conference

Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 19:46:18 +0000
From: Charlotte Reinholtz <>
Subject: Call for papers: 34th Algonquian Conference

Conference Announcement and First Call for Papers:

October 24 - 27, 2002
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

The 34th Algonquian Conference will be organized by Language and
Linguistics at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Papers are invited on any topic dealing with Algonquian peoples
including, but not limited to, language, history, art, archeology,
ethnography and anthropology. We especially encourage papers which
explore issues of diversity and change, particularly as they relate to
the preservation of the languages and cultures of Algonquian peoples.

Papers may be delivered in English or French. Speakers will be
allowed 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
Please indicate any equipment needed for your presentation.

Contributors should send titles and one page abstracts by September
1st, 2002 to:

Charlotte Reinholtz, Organizer
34th Algonquian Conference, Language and Linguistics
Queen's University, Kingston Hall, Room 301
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
Fax: (613) 533-6522

All submissions should include information about the presenter's name,
address, affiliation, telephone and fax number, and e-mail address.
Registration materials and information about the conference venue,
accommodation and transport will be available by June 1st, 2002 at
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