LINGUIST List 7.949

Sat Jun 29 1996

Confs: Spoken Lg Processing, Rasmus Rask, Applied Lg

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  1. "Tim Bunnell", ICSLP 96 Reminder
  2. Peter Stewart, Rasmus Rask International Conference
  3. "Matthew R. Howw", 1997 AAAL Conference Information

Message 1: ICSLP 96 Reminder

Date: Wed, 26 Jun 1996 14:32:55 EDT
From: "Tim Bunnell" <bunnellasel.udel.edu>
Subject: ICSLP 96 Reminder
======================================================================
 ICSLP 96 -- Update and Reminder
======================================================================

 Fourth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

 ******
 October 3-6, 1996
 Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel
 Philadelphia, PA, USA
 ******

We would like to remind anyone interested in the upcoming ICSLP 96
that the deadline for early registration is July 1, 1996. The
registration form and hotel accommodation information are available at
the ICSLP 96 web site. The registration form (in postscript) can be
copied, printed and returned by post with payment enclosed. If fees
are to be paid by credit card, the form may also be returned by FAX.

Our WWW site is http://www.asel.udel.edu/icslp/. This site provides
up-to-date listings of the full contents of the preliminary program.

If you have not received a printed copy of the preliminary program but
would like to, please email your full surface-mail address to
ICSLP96asel.udel.edu.


_____________________Registration Information______________________________

 Full registration includes:
	 Admission to technical sessions, Reception, Banquet,
	 Proceedings (printed & CD-ROM)

 Limited registration includes:
	 Admission to technical sessions, Reception, Proceedings on CD-ROM

 Early Registration fees:
			 Member* Non-Member Student
	 Full		$425	 $525	 $250
	 Limited		$300	 $400	 $150

 Late registration:
	 After July 1, add $60
	 After August 9, add $100

 Additional Tickets:
	 Banquet		 $60
	 Reception		 $50

 Additional Proceedings:
	 Printed		$125
	 CD-ROM		 $15

* Sponsoring and Cooperating Organizations:
 The Acoustical Society of America
 The Acoustical Society of Japan
 American Speech and Hearing Association
 Australian Speech Science and Technology Association
 European Speech Communication Association
 IEEE Signal Processing Society
 Incorporated Canadian Acoustical Association
 International Phonetic Association
 Linguistic Society of America


 ICSLP 96
 A.I. duPont Institute
 P.O. Box 269
 Wilmington, DE 19899
 E-mail: ICSLP96asel.udel.edu
 URL: http://www.asel.udel.edu/icslp
 Phone: +1-302-651-6830
 Fax: +1-302-651-6895
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Message 2: Rasmus Rask International Conference

Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 09:57:14 BST
From: Peter Stewart <stewartlangauge.ou.dk>
Subject: Rasmus Rask International Conference
The Third Rasmus Rask International Conference
PRAGMATICS: THE LOADED DISCIPLINE
Tuesday and Wednesday 5 & 6 November 1996,
Odense University, Denmark

In recognition of Professor Jacob L. Mey's outstanding contribution to the 
field of Pragmatics over the past 25 years, and his corresponding period of 
service to the University of Odense as Professor and Chair in the Department 
of Linguistics, the Rasmus Rask Conference Committee is holding an 
international conference in Odense on the occasion of his retirement
in the autumn of1996.
	The theme of the conference, 'Pragmatics: The Loaded Discipline', is 
intended to provide a forum for leading experts in the field to discuss their 
views and perspectives on future directions in Pragmatics and to identify what
they feel will be the most significant developments in the years to come.
	
Further information can be obtained from:

Dr Flemming G. Andersen			Dr Leo Hoye
Chairman, Institute of Language		Associate Professor
and Communication			and Assistant to the 
					Chief Editor,
					Journal of Pragmatics

P.S.	To expedite matters, please fax or email your answer to
		Dr. F. G. Andersen on:

Fax		+45 65 93 24 83
E-mail 	fgalanguage.ou.dk OR leo.hoyelanguage.ou.dk
PRAGMATICS: THE LOADED DISCIPLINE

PROGRAMME


Tuesday 5 November

10.00:	Opening

10.30:	Jef Verschueren (Antwerp): "Whose Discipline? Critical reflections
 		on linguistic pragmatics"

11.30:	Coffee break

12.00: 	Bruce Fraser (Boston): "On Discourse Markers"

13.00: 	LUNCH

14.30: 	Claudia Caffi (Genova): "On Mitigation"

15.30: 	Rachel Giora & Ofer Fein (Tel Aviv) : "On Understanding	Familiar and
 Less Familiar Figurative Language: The processing
	 equivalence hypothesis revisited"

16.30: 	Coffee Break

17.00: 	Ken Turner (Brighton): "It Ain't Necessarily So: Spectacles and
 	predicaments in pragmatics"

19.00: 	RECEPTION


Wednesday 6 November

10.00: 	Hartmut Haberland (Roskilde): "Text, Discourse, Discours: The 
		latest report from the terminology vice squad"

11.00: 	Coffee break

11.30: 	Richard Janney (Munich): "Words as Gestures"

12.30: 	LUNCH

14.00: 	Jenny Thomas (Lancaster): "Pragmatics: The Loaded Weapon"

15.15: 	Coffee break

15.30-17.00: Panel discussion

19.00: 	CONFERENCE DINNER

The programme may be subject to change

Third International Rasmus Rask Colloquium

PRAGMATICS: THE LOADED DISCIPLINE

5-6 November, 1996

REGISTRATION FORM

NAME..........................................................................
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Conference fee ...................................DKK 700.00
	(Conference lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday & Conference dinner on
 	Wednesday included)

Method of payment:
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(either cheque payable to Institute of Language and Communication
or B/G Giro: 201 0755 reference no: 955046)

I shall attend the following arrangements:

Lunch Tuesday: ...........
Reception Tuesday: ..................
Lunch Wednesday: ..........
Dinner Wednesday: ........


This form should reach us no later than 16 August, 1996.
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Message 3: 1997 AAAL Conference Information

Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 12:27:28 CDT
From: "Matthew R. Howw" <howeMR.Net>
Subject: 1997 AAAL Conference Information
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR APPLIED LINGUISTICS
1997 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

PLENARY SPEAKERS
CRAIG CHAUDRON (University of Hawai'i)
JOHN EDWARDS (St. Francis Xavier University)
NANCY HORNBERGER (University of Pennsylvania)
PETER NELDE (Research Centre on Multilingualism)
ELANA SHOHAMY (Tel Aviv University)
GUADALUPE VALDES (Stanford University)

INVITED COLLOQUIA AND ORGANIZERS
CREOLE LINGUISTICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
LISE WINER (Southern Illinois University)
In honor of Charlene Sato

INCORPORATING SOCIOLINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES INTO SLA THEORY
ELAINE TARONE (University of Minnesota)

LANGUAGE POLICY AND PLANNING: SOCIOPOLITICAL PERSPECTIVES
THOM HUEBNER (San Jose State University),
KATHRYN DAVIS (University of Hawai'i), and
JOSEPH LO BIANCO (National Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia)

LEARNING TO READ IN L2: A VIEW FROM L1 RESEARCH
ROSE-MARIE WEBER (SUNY at Albany)

SOCIOCULTURAL THEORY AND SLA: CONFRONTING THE MARGINS
JIM LANTOLF (Cornell University)

THE NATURE OF COMMUNICATION IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSROOMS
BILL VanPATTEN, DIANE MUSUMECI, and JAMES F. LEE (University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign)

VENUE
AAAL 1997 Conference Sessions and Events will be held
Saturday, March 8, - Tuesday, March 11, 1997 at the
Holiday Inn International Drive Resort
6515 International Drive
Orlando, Florida


PROGRAM CHAIR: Mary McGroarty, Northern Arizona University
 English Department, Box 6032, Flagstaff, AZ 86011
 Phone: 520-523-6273 Fax: 520-523-7074
 E-mail: <Mary.McGroartynau.edu>

ASSOCIATE CHAIRS: Bill Grabe and Joan Jamieson
 Northern Arizona University
 E-mail: <William.Grabenau.edu>
 <Joan.Jamiesonnau.edu>

LOCAL CHAIRS: Elizabeth Platt, Florida State University
 E-mail: <eplattgarnet.acns.fsu.edu>
 Diana Boxer, University of Florida
 E-mail: <dboxernervm.nerdc.ufl.edu>

EXHIBITS COORDINATOR: Margie Berns, Purdue University
 E-mail: <bernsvm.cc.purdue.edu>

AAAL OFFICE LIAISON: Matt Howe, AAAL Membership Office
 E-mail: <howemr.net>

VOLUNTEERS FOR AAAL '97:
Volunteers are needed to assist with various conference tasks and will receive
reduced registration. For more information or to sign up, contact the 
AAAL '97 Local Chairs

AAAL 1997 HOME PAGE:
Be sure to check the AAAL Home Page for additional details on AAAL '97:
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~aaal97
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