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Tue 27 Apr 1993

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Message 1: Call for papers: GALA

Date: Mon, 26 Apr 93 21:12:13 BSCall for papers: GALA
From: Durham Linguistics <Durham.Linguisticsdurham.ac.uk>
Subject: Call for papers: GALA

P L E A S E P O S T P L E A S E P O S T P L E A S E P O S T

 CALL FOR PAPERS

 G A L A
 GENERATIVE APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
 G A L A

 17-19 September 1993

 UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM
 ENGLAND

The conference aims to bring together research within a generative framework
on first language development, second language development, signed language
development, and impaired language development. Abstracts are invited on
all aspects of language acquisition concerned with the relation between
development and linguistic theory, including but not limited to syntax,
phonology, morphology, the lexicon and semantics--as well as the interfaces.
Papers will be 30 minutes followed by a 10-minute discussion session.

 Guest Speakers: Prof. Juergen Meisel, University of Hamburg
 Prof. Ken Wexler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Prof. Lydia White, McGill University

Those interested in presenting a paper should send 4 copies of a one-page
abstract (3 anonymous; 1 camera-ready, with name(s) and affiliation(s)) to:

 GALA 1993 Coordinators
 School of English and Linguistics
 University of Durham
 Elvet Riverside
 New Elvet
 Durham DH1 3JT
 ENGLAND

Please also include a 3" x 5" card containing the following information:

a. author(s) d. address g. fax j. summer e-mail
b. affiliation(s) e. phone h. summer address k. summer fax
c. title of paper f. e-mail i. summer phone l. audiovisual needs

GALA will provide bed and breakfast for all speakers during the conference.
Several awards towards travel and expenses will be granted to selected 1994
applicants to the Ph.D. programs in Linguistics at the University of Durham.
For information and Ph.D. application forms, write to the address above.

 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
 * GALA is the follow-up to the 1991 "Crossing Boundaries" conference *
 * on language development held in Tuebingen, sister-city of Durham, *
 * and is sponsored by the University of Durham. Organizing Committee: *
 * Joseph Emonds (Durham), Bonnie D. Schwartz (Durham), Rosemarie Tracy *
 * (Tuebingen) and Martha Young-Scholten (Durham). Queries should be *
 * sent to the above mailing address or: *
 * *
 * e-mail: Durham.Linguisticsdurham.ac.uk *
 * phone: (44-91) 374-2315; (44-91) 374-2643 *
 * fax: (44-91) 374-7471 *
 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

 DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: *POSTMARKED* BY 15 JUNE 1993
 Notification of acceptance to be sent by 15 July

 Durham is a picturesque, historic town on the River Wear, served by direct
 rail links with London (3 hrs), Edinburgh (2 hrs) and Newcastle (15 mins).

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