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  1. Garland Bills, Call for papers: LASSO

Message 1: Call for papers: LASSO

Date: Wed, 20 Apr 1994 12:20 MSTCall for papers: LASSO
From: Garland Bills <GBILLSBOOTES.UNM.EDU>
Subject: Call for papers: LASSO

 Call for Papers


 23rd Annual Meeting of the
 Linguistic Association of the Southwest

 October 21-23, 1994
 Houston, Texas

 Invited Speaker: Ian Hancock, University of Texas-Austin

Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be considered.
Submissions are particularly encouraged in the areas of the theme of the 1994
meeting: "Minority Languages and Contact Varieties". Papers by graduate
students are especially solicited and will be considered for the Helmut Esau
Prize, a $250 cash award made annually by LASSO. Presentation time will be
limited to twenty minutes plus ten minutes for discussion.

*The deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 15, 1994.* Abstracts must be no
longer than one page (approximately 250 words) and should summarize the main
points of the paper and explain relevant aspects of the data, methodology, and
argumentation employed; abstracts of accepted papers will be published exactly
as received in a booklet for distribution at the meeting. At the beginning of
your abstract place the paper title, and at the end of the abstract (or on a
separate page) repeat the title along with your name, affiliation, and mailing
address (and e-mail address if you have one).

It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to:
In the absence of e-mail, or if your abstract contains any special symbols,
send one hard copy (or diskette) of the abstract to:
 George Huttar
 S. I. L.
 7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd.
 Dallas, TX 75236

Presentation of papers at the LASSO annual meetings is a privilege of
membership in LASSO. Annual membership dues for individuals are US$15.00 (or
US$7.50 for students, retired persons, and those not employed), which includes
a year's subscription to the *Southwest Journal of Linguistics*. To pay dues
or for additional information, contact:
 Garland D. Bills
 Executive Director, LASSO
 Department of Linguistics
 University of New Mexico
 Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196
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Message 2:

Date: Fri, 15 Apr 1994 10:11:45


The Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association (APLA) will hold its
18th Annual Meeting at the Saint John Campus of the University of
New Brunswick-Saint John, on

OCTOBER 28-29, 1994.

The theme of the conference is:

The conference program has three sections:
1. a section on the conference theme
2. a section open to linguistic topics of each scholar's choice
3. a section for students' papers in linguistics

The key-note speakers: Richard S. KAYNE (CUNY)

Contributions, in English or French, to any of the sections are
welcome. Abstracts, no longer than one (1) page, should be sent to
the Organizing Committee before August 15, 1994. Undergraduate and
graduate students are encouraged to participate. We will offer
limited financial assistance towards the cost of travel or

Conference participants must be members of ALPA/APLA. Non-members
who wish to participate may join by paying the membership fee
(CAN$15) as well as the conference registration fee (CAN$25) on
arrival at the conference, or by sending payment to the APLA/ALPA
Treasurer with the attached form.

Conference participants can have their papers published in the
conference proceedings if they provide a camera-ready copy on paper
or disc. In addition, papers on the conference theme may be
submitted to an editorial committee with a view to refereed
publication by John Benjamins in a separate volume.

The Organizing Committee Address: Virginia Motapanyane
 University of New Brunswick
Virginia Motapanyane P.O.Box 5050
David Jory Saint John, NB
Suzanne Pons-Ridler Canada E2L 4L5
Louis Belanger e-mail: MOTAUNBSJ.CA


The Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association was founded in 1977
to promote the study of languages and linguistics in Eastern
Canada. The Association hosts an annual conference each fall at a
centre of higher education in the area and publishes the
papers presented. Topics cover many areas of linguistics. In
addition, the Association publishes a (refereed) journal annually.

We welcome inquiries converning the Association and its conference.
We hope you will join by completing the form below. Membership
entitles you to a copy of the proceedings from the annual meeting,
the newsletter, and the journal all for the annual subscription of
$15 per annum. We consider this to be one of the best bargains in
the scholarly world.




Annual dues $15 $10 for students

Send to: Dr. A. Steinbergs / e-mail:
 Treasurer, APLA
 Department of Linguistics
 Memorial University of Newfoundland
 St.John's, Newfoundland
 Canada A1B 3X9

Inquiries concerning the 1994 conference may be addressed to:
 Dr. Virginia Motapanyane / e-mail:
 APLA 18 Organizing Committee
 Department of Humanities and Languages
 University of New Brunswick
 Saint John, New Brunswick
 Canada E2L 4L5

Inquiries concerning the journal, Linguistica Atlantica, may be
addressed to:
 Dr. Jim Black / e-mail:
 Editor, Linguistica Atlantica
 Department of Linguistics
 Memorial University of Newfoundland
 St. John's, Newfoundland
 Canada A1B 3X9

Manuscripts may also be submitted to the editor at the above
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