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LINGUIST List 18.1014

Tue Apr 03 2007

Calls: General Ling/USA

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Message 1: Linguistic Association of the Southwest
Date: 03-Apr-2007
From: David Eddington <LASSO2007byu.edu>
Subject: Linguistic Association of the Southwest

Full Title: Linguistic Association of the Southwest
Short Title: LASSO 2007

Date: 21-Sep-2007 - 23-Sep-2007
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Contact Person: Devin Jenkins
Meeting Email: Devin.Jenkinscudenver.edu
Web Site: http://www.cudenver.edu/~djenkins/LASSO

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2007

Meeting Description:

LASSO 2007: Linguistic Legacies

Abstracts for papers or posters in any area of theoretical or applied
linguistics are welcome, although proposals on the theme are particularly
encouraged, as are proposals dealing with language issues of special interest in
the Southwest. Proposals for complete panels with 2-4 speakers are also welcome.

Deadline for submission is June 1, 2007.

Early submission of panel proposals is desirable.

Presentation time for papers will be twenty minutes plus ten minutes for
discussion. Abstracts may be in English or Spanish.

Presentations should be given in the same language as the abstract. Only one
abstract as single author and a second as co-author will be accepted from any
one individual.

Submissions by graduate students are welcome, and students are eligible for the
Helmut Esau Prize, a $250 cash award.

Abstracts should be 250-500 words, single-spaced in 11 point Times New Roman font.

Abstracts should summarize the main points and indicate key aspects of the data
and methodology.

Use of special font items should be kept to a minimum. In general, omit the

At the conference, abstracts will be distributed as received. At the beginning
of the abstract, write the title of the paper. At the end of the abstract,
repeat the title and also list the author's name (if more than one author, list
names in the order they should appear in the program), academic affiliation,
mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail. If the author will not be
available at his/her usual address or e-mail during the summer, provide summer
contact information in the cover e-mail. Also note whether any A-V equipment
will be needed.

Abstracts should be e-mailed to lasso2007byu.edu as a PDF, Microsoft Word,
WordPerfect, RTF, or text file attachment. Special font items travel best as a
PDF. In addition to sending the abstract as an attachment, please paste the text
of the abstract into the e-mail message itself.

Authors without access to e-mail may mail a disk copy accompanied by a paper
copy to:

David Eddington
Dept. of Linguistics and English Language
Brigham Young University
4064 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Authors will receive a reply notifying them that their abstracts are under
consideration. If such notification has not been received within one week, the
abstract did not reach its destination and should be resent. Authors will be
notified by early July as to whether their papers have been accepted.

Participation in LASSO is a privilege of membership; this means that an
individual must be a current member in order to present a paper and be listed in
the conference program. Click below for a LASSO membership form:


For membership information, contact LASSO Executive Director Patricia
MacGregor-Mendoza at pmacgregnmsu.edu.

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