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  2. "r. valentine", Call for papers for student anthropology journal

Message 1: Linguistics Association of Great Britain, Salford, April 94

Date: 15 Nov 93 24:27
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Subject: Linguistics Association of Great Britain, Salford, April 94


Spring Meeting 1994: University of Salford


The 1994 Spring Meeting will be held from Tuesday 5 April to Thursday
7 April at the University of Salford. The Meeting will be hosted by
the European Studies Research Institute and the Department of Modern

The University of Salford stands one mile to the west of Manchester's
cosmopolitan city centre. Manchester, England's third largest city,
provides excellent cultural, leisure, shopping and sporting
facilities. Manchester is easily accessible by air, road and rail,
and the University of Salford has a railway station adjacent to the

The Linguistics Association 1994 Lecture on the Tuesday evening will
be delivered by Professor Ray Jackendoff of Brandeis University, and
is entitled `Lexical Insertion in a Post-Minimalist Theory of
Grammar'. Professor Jackendoff will also be participating in a
workshop on the topic of `Lexical Semantics: current perspectives' on
Tuesday afternoon. Other contributors to the workshop are Alan Cruse
(Manchester), Sue Atkins (OUP) and Antonio Sanfilippo (Sharp
Laboratories, Oxford).

On the Wednesday evening there will be a Parasession on `Sign
Languages from a Linguistic Perspective', organised by Bencie Woll,
with two invited speakers. BSL interpreters will be available.
Papers on sign language are also particularly invited for the general

On the Thursday afternoon there will be a Parasession on `Topics in
Phonological Theory' with contributions from Jacques Durand (Salford),
Francis Katamba (Lancaster), Andrew Spencer (Essex) and Phil Carr &
Noel Burton-Roberts (Newcastle).

Kirsten Burrell (ESRC Psychology, Education and Linguistics Research
Support team) will be present at the conference.

Enquiries about the LAGB Meeting should be addressed to:
Dr M. O. Tallerman, Dept of Linguistics, University of Durham, Elvet
Riverside, Durham, DH1 3JT. (

Full details of the programme and a booking form will be available
in January.


Members and non-members are invited to offer papers for the Meeting.
Abstracts must arrive by MONDAY 10 JANUARY 1994 and should be
addressed to:
The President, LAGB, Research Centre for English and Applied
Linguistics, University of Cambridge, Keynes House, Trumpington
Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA.
Papers are selected by the LAGB committee on the basis of the
(anonymous) abstracts only.

Abstracts must be presented as follows: submit SEVEN anonymous copies
of the abstract plus ONE with title, name and affiliation, i.e.,
CAMERA-READY. The complete abstract containing your title and your
name must be no longer that ONE A4 page with margins of at least 25mm
on all sides. You may use single line spacing (no more than six lines
to the inch) and type must be no smaller than 12 characters per inch.
Type uniformly in black (near letter quality on a word processor) and
make any additions in black. It is preferable to print out the
abstracts using a laser printer since accepted abstracts will be
photocopied and distributed to participants. WRITE YOUR NAME AND
NAME ON IT. In the abstract, you should (a) state briefly the purpose
or topic of the paper, (b) give critical examples of any linguistic
material you analyse, (c) relate your ideas to past work and/or the
future development of the field. If you come to controversial
conclusions, summarise your arguments.

The normal length for LAGB papers is 25 mins + 15 mins discussion.
Offers of squibs (10 mins) or longer papers (40 mins) will also be
considered. Please explain why your papers needs more or less time.
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Message 2: Call for papers for student anthropology journal

Date: Tue, 16 Nov 93 18:17:06 -0Call for papers for student anthropology journal
From: "r. valentine" <>
Subject: Call for papers for student anthropology journal

 **** Call For Papers ****

For Totem: the University of Western Ontario Student Journal of

Undergraduate and graduate papers in all areas of anthropology (in-
cluding linguistic anthropology) and philosophy of social science
are invited. Papers should be a maximum of 7500 words in length
and may be submitted in printed form or on floppy disk (Microsoft
Word or Word Perfect for Macintosh or I.B.M. compatible).

Deadline for Submissions: January 30,1994

Send Submissions to:

Anthropology Student Union
Department of Anthropology
Social Science Centre
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada
N6A 5C2

Email correspondence may be directed to Rik Logtenberg at address
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