LINGUIST List 7.737

Thu May 23 1996

Calls: Society for Pidgin and Creole Languages

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  1., Call: Pidgin & Creole

Message 1: Call: Pidgin & Creole

Date: Tue, 21 May 1996 11:57:37 PDT
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Subject: Call: Pidgin & Creole


Society for Pidgin and Creole Languages

Place: Chicago IL (Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers)

 Held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the
 Linguistic Society of America

Date: 3-4 January 1997

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: July 31, 1996

The Society for Pidgin and Creole Languages will meet on 3-4 January
1997 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society
of America at

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
301 East North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611 (U.S.A.) Single/Double Occupancy $78.00

Phone: (312) 329-7000 or (800)233-4100

Abstracts on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, lexicon,
social aspects of language, history of the discipline, or any
pertinent issue involving pidgin and creole languages are invited for
anonymous review by a five member panel.


Two abstracts of different lengths should be submitted:

(1) A short, publishable abstract for the 1997 LSA Meeting Handbook
(for format specifications, see attached form or the December 1996
LSA Bulletin).

(2) a longer, single spaced one-page version of the abstract
(the panel of reviewers will use this abstract for evaluating your


Your name, address, affiliation, status (student, faculty) e-mail
address, FAX, and phone number should appear above the short
abstract. Please put the full title of the paper on both abstracts.

Membership in SPCL includes a subscription to the Journal of Pidgin &
Creole Languages (only one member within the same household need
subscribe to the journal). The cost for both membership and the
journal is US $54.00 or Dutch guilder (Hfl.) 92.00 per year.
Students may participate in the conference without subscribing to the
journal, but they must be a member of the SPCL. Regular membership
dues and subscriptions should be sent to John Benjamins Publishing
Company (address below). Students opting not to subscribe to the
journal should send the $8.00 membership fee directly to Prof. A.
Schwegler at UC Irvine (address at bottom of this message).

John Benjamins B.V.
Amsteldijk 44 - P.O. Box 75577
e-mail: (Mr. Kees Vaes)


John Benjamins N.A. Inc.
P.O Box 27519 - 821 Bethlehem Pike

Prof. Armin Schwegler
Department of Spanish & Portuguese
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92717 (USA)

e-mail: (see note below)
phone: 714/824-6901 office (see note below)

Note: Prof. Schwegler will be out of his office from June 25th to
July 25th. During that period, please contact Prof. John Singler at

Armin Schwegler
Tel. 714/854-4791 (home office), 714/824-6901 (office)
Prof. of Spanish Linguistics FAX: 714/824-2803
Associate Editor, Journal of Pidgin & Creole Languages

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