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Mon 21 Mar 1994

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Message 1: North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics

Date: Wed, 9 Mar 94 0:33:48 PST North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics
From: Audrey Li <nacclmizar.usc.edu>
Subject: North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics


March 7, 1994

Dear Colleagues:

NACCL VI has sent out via regular mail the conference information
package, including conference schedule, registration,
transportation, lodging and maps to the colleagues that
submitted their abstract. If you do not receive one and would
like to have one, please just let us know and we will send you a
copy immediately.

NACCL VI will take place from the morning of May 13 to around
1:00 p.m. of May 15 on the USC main campus. The two and a half
day conference presents 65 papers by researchers from around the
world and features the following invited speakers: Robert Cheng
(U of Hawaii), Tom Ernst (U of Delaware), Tom Lee (Chinese U
Hong Kong), Ya-fei Li (U of Wisconsin), Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan
State U), Jerry Norman (U of Washington), J. Tai & M. Chan (Ohio
State U, co-presenter), Ovid Tzeng (Chung Cheng U, Taiwan and UC
Riverside). It is sponsored by the Education Ministry in Taiwan,
the Coordination Council for North American Affairs, National
Chung Cheng University, Taiwan (Center for Cognitive Science
Studies) and USC (Humanities Dean's Office, East Asian Studies
Center, Dept of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Linguistics).

Registration:

To register, please give the following information to the NACCL
organizers:
name, affiliation, address(e-mail and regular), telephone/fax
number

Fee: inclusive of conference facilities, refreshments and a
banquet

 $20 by or on April 10. $30 after April 10

 personal checks (USA only), money order/cashier's check
 payable to NACCL

Transportation:

>From Los Angeles Int'l Airport (LAX), take 105 (Century Fwy) .
East to 110 (Harbor Fwy). North to Exposition Blvd. Exit to
Flower, Figueroa. Turn right on Figueroa. USC on the left.

There are many door to door airport shuttle services. Go to the
Information booth at LAX for shuttle information. LAX to USC
(right across Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, originally University
Hilton) costs around $15.
Avoid I-10 , the section between La Brea and La Cienega was
damaged by the earthquake.

Lodging:

1. Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza (originally University Hilton) right
across the campus;
 10-minute walking distance to the conference site

 room rates: $70 single $75 double
 call (800)872-1104 (national) (800)244-7331 (California)
 fax: (213)748-0043
 address: 3540 S, Figueroa Street
 Los Angeles, CA 90007
 Attn: Evelina Lujan-Hernandez

 To make a reservation, please give the following information:
name, affiliation, address, telephone number, arrival date,
departure date, room type (single or double), smoking or
non-smoking.

Please mention "North American Conference on Chinese
Linguistics" when you call to make the reservation.

 2. USC campus housing on campus;
 3-minute walking distance to the conference site

Fluor Tower has been reserved for the participants of this
conference. It is an air-conditioned suite-style residence hall
located on the west side of the USC campus. Each suite is
comprised of common living area with a sink, refrigerator and
dinette set.

There are four bedrooms in each suite with two twin beds, two
desks and chairs, two closets and carpet and drapes. Each
bedroom has its own air-conditioning unit and there is a separate
one in the common area. The suite bathroom contains two sinks,
two showers and two commodes.

The lobby has two pool tables and a TV and there is a small
lounge on each floor of the building.

All rooms are supplied with soap, cups, blankets, pillows and
linens and towels.

 Rates: $33.10/person/night-single occupancy
 (one person/bedroom)

 $21.70/person/night-double occupancy
 (two persons/bedroom)

If you decide to stay at the campus housing, please make
arrangement with the NACCL organizing committee directly: send a
check/money order (international participants please send money
order or cashier's check) for the full amount for your stay (the
rate times the nights you are staying), payable to NACCL, for it
to arrive at USC by April 10. Our earlier experience with the
mailing of the abstracts suggested that you should send out your
reservation by the end of March (domestic) or 3 weeks before the
deadline (by March 20, international) in order for us to receive
your mail by April 10. Please allow even more extra time if the
mailing crosses holidays.

For the participants who plan to stay at the campus housing,
please just add the early registration fee $20 to your room
charge. Please remember the absolute deadline for reservation
for the campus housing is April 10.

If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We will be delighted to do our best to make your trip enjoyable
and rewarding.

With best regards,
NACCL
(213)740-3717 , (213)740-9295(fax), nacclmizar.usc.edu,
NACCL, EALC, USC, LA, CA 90089-0357
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