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  1. "Fred Davidson, DEIL, UIUC", Pragmatics: Call for Papers and Parasession Announcement

Message 1: Pragmatics: Call for Papers and Parasession Announcement

Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1993 12:15:54 Pragmatics: Call for Papers and Parasession Announcement
From: "Fred Davidson, DEIL, UIUC" <DAVIDSONVMD.CSO.UIUC.EDU>
Subject: Pragmatics: Call for Papers and Parasession Announcement


[Note: this posting contains a Call for Papers and a Conference
Announcement. For further information, please enquire as instructed
below. Thank you.]

 CALL FOR PAPERS

 8th Annual International Conference on

 Pragmatics & Language Learning

 March 31-April 2, 1994

 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 Organized by

 The Division of English as an International Language
 and its Intensive English Institute
 University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Papers are welcome on any of the following topics:

1. the contribution of pragmatic competence to overall
 language proficiency
2. descriptions of specific facets of English discourse
3. contrastive pragmatics/discourse analysis
4. developments in pragmatic research and methodology
5. integrating pragmatics into the language program
 ....and related topics.

Papers should be 20 minutes long with 10 minutes for discussion.
Submit 3 copies of an abstract of 300 words and a sheet with your name,
address, telephone number, FAX number, and email address to:

Lawrence F. Bouton and Yamuna Kachru (Co-chairs)
Division of English as an International Language
3070 FLB, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
707 South Mathews Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 61801

DEADLINE: December 15, 1993
email: larboutvmd.cso.uiuc.edu
FAX: (217-244-3050)

An associated parasession on Approaches to Pragmatics Research will
also be held March 31 and April 1. Please see separate announcement,
below.

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Conference Announcement

A PARASESSION
ON
PRAGMATIC RESEARCH

March 31 and April 1, 1993

in conjunction with
8th Annual International Conference
on
Pragmatics & Language Learning
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(see above)

Keynote Speaker - Bruce Fraser, Boston University

Other invited speakers and chairs include:
 Ayo Bamgbose, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
 Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Indiana, University
 Ulla Conner, Indiana University at Indianapolis
 Pat Carrell, Georgia State University
 Catherine Davies, University of Alabama
 Kathryn Davis, University of Hawaii
 Georgia Green, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
 Beverly Hartford, Indiana University
 Yamuna Kachru, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
 Gabrielle Kasper, East-West Center
 Jerry Morgan, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
 Shirley Ostler, Bowling Green University


Panel topics:

The Gathering and Analysis of Data, Speech Acts, and
Written Language Cross-cultural Research


For further information, contact.....

 Larry F. Bouton or Yamuna Kachru
 8th International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning
 Division of English as an International Language
 3070 Foreign Language Building
 707 South Mathews Avenue
 Urbana, Illinois 61801

 email: larboutvmd.cso.uiuc.edu
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