LINGUIST List 2.359

Tuesday, 23 July 1991

FYI: B.U. conf, Microsoft job information

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  1. BU Conference on Language Development, B.U. Conference
  2. , job opening

Message 1: B.U. Conference

Date: Mon, 22 Jul 91 18:55:40 -0400
From: BU Conference on Language Development <>
Subject: B.U. Conference
 16th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
 October 18, 19, and 20, 1991
 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Steven Pinker, MIT, "Rules of Language"
SATURDAY EVENING ADDRESS: Neil Smith, University College London,
 "Learning the Impossible: The Acquisition
 of Possible and Impossible Languages by a
 Polyglot Savant"
*** Sessions *****************************************************************
* Functional Categories Classroom Discourse Phonology *
* Romance Language Variation Written Language *
* Binding Theory Input & Interaction Exceptional Language *
* Logical Interpretation Narrative Morphology *
* Wh-Movement Words Bootstrapping, *
* Analysis of Variation in L2A Syntax & Semantics *
* Bilingualism *
* Processing & Memory *
For more information:
 A preliminary program, pre-registration form, and information about
hotels, discounts on domestic air fares and car rentals, and child care
arrangements, are available via e-mail. If you send a message to you will receive an automated reply that contains
these materials.
 Early in August, these materials will also be sent by regular mail to
those who are on our mailing list. (Speakers are urged to wait to pre-
register until they receive that mailing.)
 Anyone who plans to attend the conference is advised to make hotel
arrangements as soon as possible.
 If you have any questions that you would like answered, or if you
would like to add your address to our regular mailing list or inform us
of a change in address, please send e-mail to,
or phone 617-353-3085, or write to: Boston University Conference on
Language Development, 138 Mountfort Street, Boston, MA 02215.
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Message 2: job opening

Date: Sun Jul 21 16:59:50 PDT 1991
From: <karenje%microsoft.COMRICEVM1.RICE.EDU>
Subject: job opening
The posting for a job at Microsoft lacked any indication of where to
send an application. Herewith apologies, plus the necessary address:
If you are interested in joining Microsoft's NLP lab as a COMPUTATIONAL
LINGUIST/LEXICOGRAPHER, please send resume and any other appropriate
information to:
 Kevin Shields
 Technical Recruiting
 The Microsoft Corporation
 One Microsoft Way
 Redmond, WA 98052
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