LINGUIST List 7.1009

Thu Jul 11 1996

Calls: Ling and literature, Exams and testing

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  1. Lynn Alan Eubank, call for papers-linguistics and literature
  2. Martin Eayrs, CALLS - articles for South American Testing Supplement

Message 1: call for papers-linguistics and literature

Date: Tue, 09 Jul 1996 10:19:55 CDT
From: Lynn Alan Eubank <eubankjove.acs.unt.edu>
Subject: call for papers-linguistics and literature
CALL FOR PAPERS: PLEASE POST

LANGUAGING: THE NINTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON LINGUISTICS AND LITERATURE
Sponsored by the Department of English and the Graduate Students in
English (GSEA) at the University of North Texas

7-8 February 1997 
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Denton, Texas

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: 
Mark Turner, University of Maryland 
Author of Death is the Mother of Beauty (1987), Reading Minds (1991),
and The Literary Mind (forthcoming) 

George Lakoff, University of California, Berkeley
Author of Metaphors We Live By (with Mark Johnson, 1980),
Women, Fire and Dangerous Things (1987), and Moral Politics (1996) 

SPECIAL FEATURE: "Languaging" with Lakoff and Turner, co-authors of
More than Cool Reason (1989). Collaborative Address. Luncheon hosted
by Haj Ross.

Although we especially encourage submissions dealing with cognitive
linguistics, conceptual metaphor, and linguistic analysis of
literature, we welcome abstracts dealing with any aspect of
linguistics or literature, including:

Literary Analysis Linguistic Analysis 
Composition Theory ESL/EFL
Critical Theory Theoretical Linguistics 
Composition/ESL Pedagogy 1st/2nd Language Acquisition
Minority Literature Women's Studies 
Film Theory/Popular Culture 
Creative Writing 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 30 September 1996
Notified by: 30 November 1996

Creative submissions of poetry, fiction or essays are also welcome, as
are proposals for complete symposia. Instructions for paper
abstracts, symposia proposals, and creative submissions appear
below. Submissions from graduate students are encouraged. E-mailed or
Faxed proposals are accepted. For more information, please contact:
 
Languaging: the Ninth Annual Conference on Linguistics and Literature
University of North Texas
Department of English
P. O. Box 13827
Denton, TX 76203
E-mail: LINGLITUNT.EDU
Fax: 817/565-4355
 
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS AND CREATIVE
SUBMISSIONS:

Abstracts for papers should be no longer than 250 words (approximately
1 page) and should EXCLUDE name and affiliation. Please do not send
full text of critical papers. Creative submissions should include the
full text of the piece, and should also EXCLUDE name and affiliation.
On a separate page, please send the following information:

 Name Affiliation
 Paper title Postal address
 E-mail address Phone number
 FAX Audiovisual needs
 Status (graduate student, faculty)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SYMPOSIA PROPOSALS:

Proposals for symposia must include:

-an overall abstract (2 page maximum) outlining the nature of the
 symposium as a whole
-a short abstract for the overall symposium (250 word
 maximum), to place in the program 
-a short abstract (250 word maximum) from each presenter, 
 for the conference program

As above, these abstracts should be submitted anonymously. On a
separate page, please send the following information: 

 Symposium title Symposium paper title
 Name of organizer(s) Name of paper presenter 
 Affiliation of organizer(s) Affiliation of presenter
 Postal address of organizer(s) Postal address of presenter
 Phone number of organizer(s) Phone number of presenter
 E-mail address of organizer(s) E-mail address of presenter
 FAX number of organizers FAX number of presenter
 Audiovisual needs

WHEN SUBMITTING PAPERS:

 Include all of your personal data on a separate page, as
abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by selected faculty members.
 Submit 3 copies of abstracts, creative pieces, or symposia
proposals. Include a WordPerfect 6.x compatible or ASCII disk copy of
your work identified with your name, affiliation and paper title when
submitting by regular mail. If your abstract includes symbols that
are difficult to transcribe, a disk copy is especially important.
 Limit your abstract to 250 words (c. 1 page). Abstracts of
accepted papers will be included in the conference program. However,
because our staff is strictly volunteer, we can not promise to include
abstracts which are longer than the 250 word limit.

Direct questions to Suzanne Green or David Caudle at LINGLITUNT.EDU
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Message 2: CALLS - articles for South American Testing Supplement

Date: Tue, 09 Jul 1996 19:20:01 MST
From: Martin Eayrs <eltnewswamani.apc.org>
Subject: CALLS - articles for South American Testing Supplement
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 - ELT NEWS & VIEWS -

 Newsletter for teachers of English in southern South America
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 Special feature supplement in September '96

 - "Exams & Testing" -


Submissions are invited. If you would like to submit copy or to know
more about this publication please contact one of the addreses below.

ELT News & Views reaches a closely targeted audience of some 2000+
teachers of English and ELT administrators in southern South America


 Next feature supplement - March '97 - "Teacher Development"

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