LINGUIST List 6.1209

Tue Sep 5 1995

FYI: Web site for spatial reasoning, BAAL Book Prize

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  1. Amit Mukerjee, Resource List for Spatial Reasoning
  2. David Graddol, BAAL Book Prize: The 1995 Shortlist

Message 1: Resource List for Spatial Reasoning

Date: Mon, 04 Sep 1995 11:13:06 Resource List for Spatial Reasoning
From: Amit Mukerjee <amitcs.albany.edu>
Subject: Resource List for Spatial Reasoning

Subsequent to a discussion at a tutorial on Spatial Reasoning at IJCAI-95
and the Spatial and Temporal Reasoning workshop I have formed a resource list
for SPATIAL REASONING at
 http://www.cs.albany.edu/~amit/spatsites.html


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Amitabha Mukerjee Asst Prof, IIT Kanpur, INDIA
 VISITING: Dept of Comp Science, SUNY Albany, NY 12222
e-mail: amitcs.albany.edu WWW: http://www.cs.albany.edu/~amit
Ph: (518)442-3389 (off) 869-5973 (home) FAX: (518)442-5638
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Message 2: BAAL Book Prize: The 1995 Shortlist

Date: Tue, 05 Sep 1995 17:53:34 BAAL Book Prize: The 1995 Shortlist
From: David Graddol <D.J.Graddolopen.ac.uk>
Subject: BAAL Book Prize: The 1995 Shortlist


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 British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)
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 BAAL Book Prize 1995
 The Shortlist

Each year, the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)
makes an award to an outstanding book in Applied Linguistics
published in the previous year. Last year's winner was Ruth
Lesser and Lesley Milroy (1993) _Linguistics and Aphasia_.
Longmans. This year forty-one nominations were received from
publishers worldwide.

I am now able to announce the shortlisted titles for 1995 which are:

 Alistair Pennycook (1994) _The Cultural Politics of English
 as an International Language_. Longmans.

 Ulrike Meinhof and Kay Richardson (eds) (1994) _Text,
 discourse, and context: Representations of Poverty in
 Britain. Longmans.

 Jim Hurford (1994) _Grammar_. Cambridge University Press.

 Joanna Channell (1994) _Vague Language_. Oxford University
 Press.


Also commended by the shortlisters were:

 David Barton (1994) _The Ecology of Literacy_. Blackwells.

 J. Gibbons (ed) (1994) _Language and the Law_. Longmans.

 Judith Strozer (1994) _Language Acqusition after Puberty_.
 Georgetown University Press.

The winner of the BAAL Book Prize will be announced at the BAAL
Annual Meeting at Southampton, England (September 14th -
16th).

Anyone who wants to see the complete list of submissions or who
wants to know more about the administration of the prize is
welcome to contact me. Anyone who wants to know more about the
Annual Meeting, which is on the theme of Language and Education,
can contact the local organizer George Blue
(gmblang.soton.ac.uk)

David Graddol
BAAL Publications Secretary
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