LINGUIST List 13.42

Wed Jan 9 2002

Calls: English Lang Instruction, Athabascan Langs

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  1. \Benedict B. Dwijatmoko\, International Seminar on ELS
  2. Gary Holton, Calls: Athabascan Languages Conference first circular

Message 1: International Seminar on ELS

Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 07:48:23 +0700 (JAVT)
From: \Benedict B. Dwijatmoko\ <>
Subject: International Seminar on ELS

MAY 20 - 21, 2002

Sanata Dharma University (Yogyakarta) and Ateneo de Manila University
(Philippines) invite language teaching experts, linguists, literary
experts, and English teachers to present their papers and participate
in the International Seminar on English Language Studies on May 20 -
21, 2002.

The theme of the seminar is Shaping English Language Instruction for
an International Communication.

The seminar aims: find new ways to improve the teaching of English; incorporate new developments in linguistics for language
teaching; utilize literary texts for ELT; apply information technology in ELT.

Topic areas to be discussed in parallel sessions include:
1.Standardization of English proficiency
2.Long distance learning for ELT
3.New perspectives in ELT material development
4.New linguistic perspectives in ELT.
5.Literary Texts for ELT
6.Computer-based and web-based English instruction

An anonymous one-page abstract accompanied with another page bearing
information on the contributor's (i) paper title, (ii) name, (iii)
e-mail address, (iv) postal address, and (iv) phone and fax number
should be submitted to the committee before February 16, 2002 at one
of the following addresses:

Graduate Program in English Language
Studies Sanata Dharma University Teromol Pos 29,
Yogyakarta 55002 - INDONESIA

E-mail Address:
Phone: (0274)513301 ext 501 (contact persons: Lely & Henkie)
Fax: (0274)540739 or (0274)562383
The use of e-mail address is encouraged.

The contributor will be notified for his/her abstract acceptance by
March 2, 2002.


A soft-copy of the paper should be submitted to the committee by March
30, 2002. The paper should be sent in a .doc file as an attachment of
an e-mail or in a 3.5 diskette. The papers of the seminar will be
published in a book form with an ISBN and distributed to the seminar
participants on the first day of the seminar. A person who sends an
abstract and a paper is understood to have given his/her permission
for his/her paper to be published by the committee. REGISTRATION

Both paper presenters and seminar participants should register to
participate in the seminar and pay the registration fee. The fee
covers a seminar kit, meals, and a one-night accommodation at Radisson
Hotel Plaza Yogya (a four-star hotel). The registration fee is as

For Indonesian citizen:
a.Rp 300,000- with accommodation for single occupancy
b.Rp 200,000,- with accommodation for double occupancy
c.Rp 100,000,- without accommodation
For non-Indonesian participant: $150.00
Payment can be made in the form of an international money order/bank
draft payable to ELS - Universitas Sanata Dharma or be transferred to
Bank BNI for ELS-USD account number: 228.007184407.901. Registration
deadline is May 10, 2002. Registration may close earlier if the number
of participants has reached 250.


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Message 2: Calls: Athabascan Languages Conference first circular

Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2002 16:59:14 -0900
From: Gary Holton <>
Subject: Calls: Athabascan Languages Conference first circular

Athabascan Languages Conference
Fairbanks, Alaska
June 16-18, 2002

The 2002 Athabascan Languages Conference will be held on the campus of
the University of Alaska Fairbanks, June 16-18. The theme of this
year's conference is

 Beyond Revitalization:
 Toward a sustainable future for Athabascan languages

The conference will also include a Workshop on Athabascan

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations on all areas of
Athabascan linguistics, language teaching, language policy, and
language revitalization. Presentations that address the conference
theme and/or workshop are especially encouraged.

Participants wishing to submit a group of papers focusing on a
particular area of interest are encouraged to submit a proposal for a
special session. Abstracts for session proposals should be submitted
by the session organizer. In addition to describing the goals of the
session, abstracts should identify the number of participants, time
required, and format of presentation.

Abstracts and session proposals should be emailed to:

or faxed to:

 (907) 474-6586

or mailed to:

 ALC 2002
 Alaska Native Language Center
 Box 757680
 Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680

Please specify whether the abstract is intended for the conference or
the workshop. The deadline for the receipt of session proposals is
February 15, 2002. The deadline for receipt of abstracts for
presentations is March 15, 2002.

A second circular will be distributed in mid-February.

More information is available at the conference website:

or by contacting

Gary Holton
(907) 474-6585
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