LINGUIST List 6.1202

Mon Sep 4 1995

Calls: Chinese dialectology

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  1. David Prager Branner, Call: Chinese dialectology

Message 1: Call: Chinese dialectology

Date: Fri, 01 Sep 1995 12:28:05 Call: Chinese dialectology
From: David Prager Branner <>
Subject: Call: Chinese dialectology

 The Yuen Ren Society for the Promotion of Chinese Dialect Fieldwork
 Conference on Fresh Dialect Data, March '96
 (third call)

 Are you bored with Chinese linguistics the way it is practiced
nowadays? Why not come to the next meeting of the Yuen Ren Society, or
submit your original data to the next issue of our journal?

 The next meeting of the Society will be in March, 1996, in
conjunction with the 206th Annual Meeting of the American Oriental
Society, in Philadephia. This will be an open panel discussion of a
number of original reports on Chinese dialects, all of which will appear
in the next issue of the Society's journal, the _Treasury_. Submissions
are now being accepted.

 For a list of suggestions, a style sheet, or any other
information, please write by email to <> or by
regular mail to:

 The Yuen Ren Society,
 att'n: David Prager Branner
 Asian Languages and Literature
 University of Washington
 Box 353521
 Seattle, WA 98195-3521 USA

 The deadline for us to receive notice that you intend to submit
materials is 24 September 1995. (Please send it to us sooner if at all
possible!) After anonymous review, you will have until the end of the
year to submit your final draft, which will be published in the next issue
of the _Treasury_. The _Treasury_ will be available to all conference
participants in plenty of time for them to have read it before the

Information is also available via the World Wide Web. There is a list of
suggestions for possible submissions at
and a style sheet at
General information about the Society will be found at
General information about the _Treasury_ will be found at
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