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Message 1: Groningen Assembly on Language Acquisition 1995

Date: Fri, 3 Feb 1995 12:28:50 +Groningen Assembly on Language Acquisition 1995
From: "Gala 95" <>
Subject: Groningen Assembly on Language Acquisition 1995

 Groningen Assembly on Language Acquisition 1995
 University of Groningen The Netherlands
 7-9 September 1995

The conference aims to bring together researchers willing to
discuss the merits and constraints of different theoretical
approaches to language acquisition, in particular generative
linguistics, constructionism, dynamic systems modelling, and

 Invited Speakers
Harald Clahsen, University of Essex Annette Karmiloff-Smith, MRC London
Kim Plunkett, University of Oxford Luigi Rizzi, University of Geneva
 Paul van Geert, University of Groningen

 Abstract Submissions
Abstracts may cover all aspects of language acquisition relating
to the core areas of linguistics, including phonology,
morphology, syntax, semantics and the interfaces. Selection of
abstracts will be based on not only their quality but also their
potential to contribute to the conference's interactive

Abstract submissions should include:
1. Five (5) copies of a ONE-PAGE, double-spaced abstract of
 the paper (no posters), preferably in 12-point font or
 type, with a title. OMIT name and affiliation. Reviewing
 will be anonymous.
2. A 10cm by 15cm (or 3" by 5") card with the title of the
 paper, the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation, mailing
 address, and e-mail address. Also specify any necessary AV

Abstracts should provide a complete overview of the research that
will be presented: a statement of the main hypotheses, a brief
account of the method, data gathering and results, and a summary
of the conclusions reached.
The deadline for abstract submissions is APRIL 15, 1995. Any
submissions that arrive after this date will not be accepted.

Abstracts should be sent to:
 GALA 1995
 University of Groningen
 Department of Linguistics
 Postbus 716
 9700 AS Groningen

Inquiries should be sent to the above address, or by e-mail to: Up to date information with regard to the
conference, including registration information, can also be found

This document can be retrieved from the above WWW site or through
FTP, via anonymous log-in to:, /pub/Linguistics/events/gala

PLEASE NOTE: abstract submissions via e-mail will not be



The conference will be held in Groningen, under the auspices of
the Graduate School for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences
(BCN) at the University of Groningen. BCN is an interdisciplinary
institution, which subsumes research and graduate teaching at the
departments of psychology, biology, linguistics, and philosophy
as well as the medical school.

For information regarding preregistration contact:
 GALA '95 organizers
 University of Groningen
 Dept. of Linguistics
 Postbus 716
 9700 AS Groningen, The Netherlands


There will be three opportunities for an informal gathering:

1. The GALA reception, hosted by the University and the
 Municipality of Groningen, on Friday evening.
2. The GALA conference dinner, on Saturday evening.
3. The post-conference outing (a short tour or museum visit)
 and brunch, on Sunday morning from roughly 9.30 until


We will not be able to arrange lodging or answer any questions
about hotel reservations. We suggest that you either contact
Wagons-Lits and have them organize your booking, or contact a
hotel directly yourself. Please make hotel arrangements as soon
as possible!!

Wagons-Lits can book rooms until June.
 Carlson Wagonlit Travel
 A-Kerkhof 21
 The Netherlands.

Phone: ++31.50.127745 or 141424, Fax: ++31.50.138838

If you wish to book rooms yourself, several hotels are listed
below. The first 5 hotels are a short walk from the conference,
the last 2 are farthest away (in Haren and Paterswolde). All
hotels have public bus connections. Price estimates are from
cheapest single (some without bath, etc) to most expensive double

Name phone nr. fax nr. price in guilders
Auberge Corps de Garde
 +31 50 14 54 37 +31 50 13 63 20 90 - 180
Hotel Friesland
 +31 50 12 13 07 (see H. Groningen) 40 - 90
Hotel Groningen
 +31 50 13 54 35 +31 50 13 54 35 40 - 150
University Guesthouse (mention the GALA conference)
 +31 50 63 55 33 +31 50 63 41 00 80 - 100
Martini Hotel
 +31 50 25 20 40 +31 50 26 21 09 140 - 170
Hotel Mercure
 +31 50 25 84 00 +31 50 27 18 28 180 - 220
Hotel Postiljon
 +31 50 34 70 41 +31 50 34 01 75 130 - 170
`t Familiehotel
 +31 5907 95 400 +31 5907 91 157 225 - 275

Groningen, The Netherlands can be reached by plane, train or car. Please
make arrangments through your local travel agent, but be alerted that
parking is limited and expensive.
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Message 2: Conference in Thessaloniki

Date: Fri, 3 Feb 1995 19:28:00 +Conference in Thessaloniki
From: <>
Subject: Conference in Thessaloniki

 Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
 9th International Symposium on
 Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
 April 3-5, 1995

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics,
School of English,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,

Papers on English and/or Greek are invited from all areas of Theoretical and
Applied Linguistics -Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Pragmatics,
Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Language
Teaching Methodology, LSP, The Teaching of Translation and Interpretation,
Historical Linguistics, etc.

The official languages of the Symposium will be English and Greek.
Papers should be up to 30 minutes long, and will be followed by a 10-minute
discussion. The full texts of all the papers in the Symposium will be
published in the Symposium Proceedings. Instructions for camera-ready papers
will be sent to authors upon acceptance of their abstracts.


Abstracts submitted for consideration should reach the Organizing Committee
not later than February 28, 1995. They should be up to one-page long,
single-spaced, unreduced, camera-ready.
Accepted abstracts will be published in the Symposium Programme.

 Organizing Committee:

 Michalis Milapides (chair)
 Eliza Kitis (vice-chair)
 Niovi Iliadou (treasurer)
 Paschalina Groutka (secretary)
 Lena Agathopoulou (member)

Mailing address:

Dept. of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics,
School of Engligh,
Aristotle University,
540 06 Thessaloniki,

Phone: +31 99 7457 Fax: +31 99 7432
 99 7479
 99 7395
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