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Sun May 4 1997

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  1. Garland D. Bills, LASSO call for papers

Message 1: LASSO call for papers

Date: Sun, 4 May 1997 19:16:14 -0600 (MDT)
From: Garland D. Bills <>
Subject: LASSO call for papers

 Call for Papers

 26th Annual Meeting of the
 Linguistic Association of the Southwest

 October 3-5, 1997
 University of California-Los Angeles

Invited Speakers: Ofelia Zepeda (University of Arizona)
 Kenneth Hale (MIT)

Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be
considered. For the 1997 meeting in Los Angeles, submissions
regarding minority languages are particular-ly encouraged. We
also especially solicit graduate student papers, which may be
submitted following the meeting for consideration for the Helmut
Esau Prize, a $250 cash award made annually by LASSO.

Presentation time for papers will be limited to twenty minutes
plus ten minutes for discussion.

notification of acceptance of papers will be sent out by August
1, 1997. Only one abstract as single author and a second as co-author 
will be accepted from any individual.

Abstracts must be no longer than one page (c. 250 words) and
should summarize the main points of the paper and explain
relevant aspects of the data, method-ology, and argumentation
employed. Abstracts of accepted papers will be published exactly
as received in a booklet for distribution at the meeting. At the
beginning of your abstract place the paper title, and at the end
of the abstract (or on a separate page) repeat the title along
with your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number,
and e-mail address.

It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to:

In the absence of e-mail, or if your abstract contains any
special symbols, send one hard copy of the abstract (preferably
with a diskette, labeled for operating system and word processing
program) to:
 Robert D. King
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Texas
 Austin, TX 78746 USA
 Tel. (512 ) 471-1701

LASSO presenters are encouraged to submit their polished papers
to be considered for publication in the *Southwest Journal of

Presentation of papers at the LASSO annual meetings is a
privilege of membership in LASSO; 1997 dues must be paid by June
15 in order for your abstract to be considered. Annual membership
dues for individuals are US$15.00 (or US$7.50 for students,
retired persons, and those not employed). To pay dues or for
additional information, contact LASSO Executive Director:
 Garland D. Bills
 Department of Linguistics
 University of New Mexico
 Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196 USA
 Tel.: 505-277-7416
 Fax: 505-277-6355
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