LINGUIST List 5.938

Wed 31 Aug 1994

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Message 1: BU Conference on Language Development

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 94 10:11:40 -0BU Conference on Language Development
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Subject: BU Conference on Language Development

 19th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development

 November 4, 5, 6, 1994

 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Andrew Radford
 "Children: Architects or Brickies"

 PLENARY SPEAKER: Jill de Villiers
 "On Questioning Minds and Answering Machines"

Sessions include first and second language acquisition of syntax,
morphology, phonology, lexical and conceptual knowledge, discourse,
narrative and literacy, social and cultural aspects of language use, as
well as exceptional language, language processing, and bilingualism.

All conference sessions will be held on the Boston University campus
in the George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston.


For more information:

 A preliminary program, pre-registration form, and information about
hotels, discounts on domestic air fares, and child care arrangements,
are available via e-mail. If you send a message to
you will receive an automated reply that contains these materials.

 These materials are also sent by regular mail to those who are on
our mailing list. (Speakers are urged to wait to pre-register until
they receive that mailing.)

 Anyone who plans to attend the conference is advised to make hotel
arrangements as soon as possible.

 If you have any questions, or if you would like to add your address
to our regular mailing list or inform us of a change in address,
please send e-mail to, phone 617-353-3085,
fax 617-353-6218, or write to:

 Boston University Conference on Language Development
 138 Mountfort Street
 Boston, MA 02215
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Message 2: Conference Announcement, GURT '95

Date: Mon, 29 Aug 1994 16:00:55 Conference Announcement, GURT '95
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Subject: Conference Announcement, GURT '95


 The Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and
Linguistics, GURT '95, will be held March 8-11, 1995. The theme
of GURT '95 will be "Linguistics and the Education of Second
Language Teachers: Ethnolinguistic, Psycholinguistic and
Sociolinguistic Aspects." Presessions will take place Monday,
March 6, to Wednesday, March 8, and the main sessions
will begin on the evening of Wednesday, March 8, and conclude on
Saturday, March 11. Plenary and concurrent sessions will be held
in Gaston Hall and the ICC Auditorium on the Georgetown University

 To be placed on our mailing list, please send a message to the
address above, or call (202) 687-5726. We expect to get our first
informational flyer out by mid-October.
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