LINGUIST List 7.1624

Sun Nov 17 1996

Calls: SLRF '97, Yearbook of South Asian Lang and Lx

Editor for this issue: Susan Robinson <>

Please do not use abbreviations or acronyms for your conference unless you explain them in your text. Many people outside your area of specialization will not recognize them. Thank you for your cooperation.


  1. Sue Gass, SLRF '97
  2. Singh Rajendra, Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics

Message 1: SLRF '97

Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 05:24:27 EST
From: Sue Gass <>
Subject: SLRF '97

 October 16 - 19, 1997
 Michigan State University
 East Lansing, Michigan

 Conference Theme: SLA Across Languages

All topics related to SLA research will be considered. Paper
presentations may be either 30 minutes (20 minutes plus 10 minutes for
discussion) or 45 minutes (35 minutes plus 10 minutes for
discussion). Colloquia will be allotted two hours. Submissions should

- Four copies of a one-page abstract (300 words maximum), 3 anonymous
and one including the name of the author(s) and affiliation(s)

 In the upper right-hand corner please state whether your abstract
is for a paper or a poster and whether you would prefer a 30 or 45
minute time slot.

 For colloquium submissions please include a summary statement as
well as abstracts of individual papers. Please limit your title to
ten words maximum.

- A 50-word summary of the presentation (to be included in the
conference program if accepted)

- A typed 3" x 5" card bearing the title of the
paper/poster/colloquium, and the name(s), affiliation(s), phone
number(s), snailmail and e-mail address(es) of the author(s)

- One copy of the abstract and one copy of the summary, either on a
disk (WORD, Word Perfect, or ASCII), or via e-mail, (preferably, as a
WORD, Word Perfect, or ASCII file) sent to

 Please label all disks and title your file by the first eight
letters of your last name (if your name has fewer than eight letters,
please include the first letters of your first name).

Send abstracts to:

 Abstract Committee, SLRF 9197
 English Language Center
 One Center for International Programs
 Michigan State University
 East Lansing, MI 48824-1035

 E-mail: Web site:

The DEADLINE for receipt of submissions for SLRF 9197 will be MAY 16,
1997. No late proposals will be considered. No faxed submissions
will be accepted. Notification of acceptance will be sent in late
June, 1997.

Sue Gass
English Language Center
Michigan State University
E. Lansing, MI 48824-1035

Phone: 517 353-0800
FAX: 517 432-1149
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Message 2: Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics

Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 17:58:34 EST
From: Singh Rajendra <singhrERE.UMontreal.CA>
Subject: Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics

**************** CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS *******************



Chief Editor:Rajendra Singh,Universite de Montreal,Montreal

Associate Editors: P.Dasgupta,University of Hyderabad,Hyderabad

 K.P.Mohanan,The National University,Singapore

Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics,an important
refereed annual to be brought out by Sage Publications,New-Delhi, will
make its debut in Spring 1998.It will attempt to consolidate empirical
and theoretical research in South Asian languages,and will serve as a
testing ground for new ideas and approaches grounded in South Asian

Submissions(articles,review-articles,and reviews) are invited for the
inaugural issue.Ordinarily,3 copies should be sent to the Chief
Editor(LSA style-sheet,s.v.p.),but because of the shortage of
time,this time around it would be more efficient to send each of the
editors a copy--this would expedite matters.The editorial addresses

1.R.Singh,Linguistique, M.,C.P.6128,Succ."Centreville",Montreal H3C3J7
2.P.Dasgupta,Linguistics,U.ofHyderbad,Hyderabad 500046,India
3.K.P.Mohanan,English,The National University,Singapore119260

**The last date for submissions for the inaugural issue:January 31,1997

**For additional information,contact

 Editorial Board

Regional Editors:

R.K.Agnihotri(Delhi), T.K.Bhatia(Syracuse), B.S.A.Khan(AlAin),
R.Mesthrie(Cape Town), T.Nara(Tokyo), T.Rahman(Islamabad),
I.Sachdev(London), A.P.Saleemi(Singapore), Udaya Narayan
Singh(Hyderabad), E.Tiffou(Montreal), and K.V.Tirumalesh(Hyderabad)

Editorial Advisors:

E.Annamali(Mysore), R.E.Asher(Edinburgh), B.Comrie(LosAngeles),
W.Dressler(Vienna), A.Joshi(Philadelphia), A.Kelkar(Pune),
P.Kiparsky(Stanford), E.F.Konrad Koerner(Ottawa),
Bh.Krishnamurty(Hyderabad), J.Lele(Kingston),
M.Minsky(Cambridge,Mass.), P.Muysken(Amsterdam), and

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