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Message 1: ** BU Conference **

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 93 23:50:35 -0** BU Conference **
From: BU Conference on Language Development <langconflouis-xiv.bu.edu>
Subject: ** BU Conference **


 CALL FOR PAPERS

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 The 18th Annual

 Boston University Conference on Language Development

 January 7 and 8, 1994 *

 to be held jointly with the LSA meeting in Boston

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 FIRST AND SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

All topics in the field of language acquisition will be fully considered,
including:

 Bilingualism Literacy
 Cognition & Language Narrative
 Creoles & Pidgins Neurolinguistics
 Discourse Pragmatics
 Exceptional Language Pre-linguistic Development
 Input & Interaction Signed Languages
 Language Disorders Sociolinguistics
 Lexicon Speech Perception & Production
 Linguistic Theory (Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, Morphology)

 REQUIREMENTS 1) Original Research that has never been presented or published

 2) 450-word summary for anonymous review

 3) Short abstract (to appear in the LSA handbook)

 SUBMIT 1) One 3 x 5 card stating:
 i) Title, ii) Topic area, iii) audiovisual requests, and
 iv) for EACH author:

 a) Full Name c) Address e) E-mail address
 b) Affiliation d) Phone number f) Fax number

 2) Six copies of the anonymous summary, clearly titled

 3) Two copies of the short abstract, which MUST BE SUBMITTED
 ON THE OFFICIAL LSA ABSTRACT FORM, although the form may
 be duplicated. If you need a copy of this form
 (with the rectangle in which the camera-ready abstract
 is to be placed), we will be happy to send you one.

 Presentations will be 20 minutes long, plus 10 minutes for questions.

 IMPORTANT*: We will be unable to accept more than one submission per author.
 (This includes abstracts with multiple authors.)
 Overhead projectors will be available for all sessions. Carousel slide,
 cassette tape records, or reel-to-reel recorder can also be provided,
 if your request accompanies your submission. If you require a VCR or
 other equipment and are willing to cover the costs that the LSA will
 incur for rental of equipment, please specify this on your index card.

 DEADLINE: All submissions must be RECEIVED by July 31, 1993*.

Send submissions to:
 Boston University Telephone: (617) 353-3085
 Conference on Language Development Fax: (617) 353-6218
 138 Mountfort Street E-mail: langconflouis-xiv.bu.edu
 Boston, MA 02215 U.S.A. (WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT ABSTRACT
 SUBMISSIONS BY FAX OR E-MAIL.)

Please include self-addressed, stamped postcard for acknowledgment of
receipt. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent by
September 30. A schedule will be available as of September 30 by e-mail;
please send e-mail requests after that date to infolouis-xiv.bu.edu.
The LSA will distribute further information about the conference.
Note: All conference papers will be selected on the basis of abstracts
submitted. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate symposium proposals.

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* Please note special dates, deadlines, and conditions for this year only.
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Message 2: CGSW 9

Date: Thu, 29 Apr 93 12:12:31 -0CGSW 9
From: <epsteinhusc.harvard.edu>
Subject: CGSW 9


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 NINTH WORKSHOP ON
 COMPARATIVE GERMANIC SYNTAX

 HARVARD UNIVERSITY
 January 5 & 6, 1994

The 9th Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax will be held at Harvard
University on January 5-6 (immediately before the annual meeting of the
Linguistic Society of America). Those who wish to present a paper (30
minutes + discussion) are hereby invited to submit an abstract no longer
than 2 pages BEFORE September 15, 1993. Preference will be given to
papers on parametric (synchronic or diachronic) variation within the
Germanic languages. Abstracts on comparative Germanic phonology will
also be considered. Five copies of an abstract should be sent anonymously,
accompanied by a camera-ready original with the name and address of the
author(s) to:

 9th Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax
 Department of Linguistics
 Grays Hall
 Harvard University
 Cambridge, MA 02138

 E-mail: epsteinhusc.harvard.edu
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