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LINGUIST List 17.89

Thu Jan 12 2006

FYI: Linguistic Bibliography (BL); Fishman Symposium

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        1.    Hella Olbertz, News From Linguistic Bibliography (BL)
        2.    Martin Pütz, Fishman Symposium


Message 1: News From Linguistic Bibliography (BL)
Date: 04-Jan-2006
From: Hella Olbertz <hella.olbertzkb.nl>
Subject: News From Linguistic Bibliography (BL)


In december 2005, the 54th annual volume of the Linguistic Bibliography /
Bibliographie Linguistique was published by Springer, Dordrecht. BL 2001
contains 21,579 linguistic titles on the languages of the globe, written in
English and about 50 other languages. For more information, turn to
Springer Verlag at www.springer.com.

Our online version at www.blonline.nl has just been updated. It contains
approximately 200,000 records, 14,825 of which concern studies published
after 2001 (23 from 2006). BLonline can be searched free from charge
through a userfriendly interface.

It is the general policy of the BL editorial team to focus on less common
languages and on publications outside the English speaking world.


Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable
Message 2: Fishman Symposium
Date: 11-Jan-2006
From: Martin Pütz <puetzuni-landau.de>
Subject: Fishman Symposium


Greetings!

On behalf of the Fishman Family, we invite you to attend a one-day symposium at
the University of Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 10, 2006 in celebration of
Joshua A. Fishman's eightieth birthday. We are also assembling an album of
greetings and short narratives honoring Fishman, to which we hope you will
contribute, even if you cannot attend the symposium.

The symposium, to be held from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, will feature a keynote
address by Nkonko Kamwangamalu of Howard University, a panel of three up and
coming young scholars continuing the tradition of Joshua A. Fishman's
scholarship, and a cross-generational panel of three scholars who draw
inspiration from his work. In addition, two volumes will be presented in honor
of Professor Fishman. A lunch reception will be held from 12:00 to 1:30 pm.
The full program is included below. For more information about the Symposium visit

http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/plc/clpp/fishman80/

The registration fee is $30. Payment can be made with a check drawn on a US
bank, or an international money order, made payable to "The Trustees of the
University of Pennsylvania." To register send your name, institutional
affiliation, and e-mail address along with payment to:

Fishman Celebration
c/o Prof. Nancy H. Hornberger
3700 Walnut Street, 3d Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6216
USA

Greetings and narratives, preferably no longer than one typewritten page, can
also be sent to the address above.

Sincerely yours,

JOSHUA A. FISHMAN 80TH BIRTHDAY SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Nancy H. Hornberger, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
Rakhmiel Peltz, Judaic Studies, Drexel University
Harold F. Schiffman, Department of South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Ofelia García, Teachers College, Columbia University
Martin Pütz, Department of English, University of Koblenz-Landau

PROGRAM

Check-in 9:30-10:00

I. Greetings (10:00-11:00 am)
*Susan Fuhrman
*Courtney Cazden
*Dell Hymes
*William Labov
*Samuel Norich

II. Keynote Address (11:00 am-12:00 noon)
"Language Policy and Practice in Post-apartheid South Africa: Challenges and
Opportunities"
*Nkonko Kamwangamalu

Lunch (12:00-1:30 pm)

III. Panel (1:30-2:30 pm)
Sociology of Language: A New Generation of Scholarship
*Francis M. Hult
*Naomi Prawer Kadar
*Shuhan Wang

Break (2:30-3:00 pm)

IV. Panel (3:00-4:00 pm)
Language Use, Language Planning, and Identity: Intergenerational Perspectives
*Kendall King
*John Baugh
*Shirley Brice Heath

V. Panel (4:00-4:30 pm)
Language Loyalty: Fishman's Contributions to the Sociology of Language
A Panel Presentation of two volumes honoring Joshua A. Fishman:

Volume 1: Language Loyalty, Language Planning, and Language Revitalization:
Recent Writings and Reflections from Joshua A. Fishman (Multilingual Matters)
*Nancy H. Hornberger
*Martin Pütz

Volume 2: Language Loyalty, Continuity, and Change: Joshua A. Fishman's
Contributions to International Sociolinguistics (Multilingual Matters)
*Ofelia García
*Rakhmiel Peltz
*Harold Schiffman

VI. Closing Remarks by Joshua A. Fishman (4:30-5:00)

Nancy H. Hornberger, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Pennsylvania
http://www.gse.upenn.edu/~hornberg/
http://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty/hornberger.html


Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable









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