LINGUIST List 9.1267

Mon Sep 14 1998

Calls: Pragmatics, NYSTESOL Applied Ling

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  1. Larry Bouton, The 13th Annual International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning
  2. Michael Newman, NYSTESOL Applied Ling

Message 1: The 13th Annual International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning

Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 16:02:39 -0500
From: Larry Bouton <>
Subject: The 13th Annual International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning


A Call for papers for the 13th Annual Conference on Pragmatics and
Lanaguage Learning will be held at the University of Illinois
(Urbana-Champaign) on April 8 - 10, 1999. For further information, click

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Lawrence F. Bouton
3070 Foreign Languages Building
(217) 244-2737
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Message 2: NYSTESOL Applied Ling

Date: Sun, 13 Sep 1998 18:49:42 -0500
From: Michael Newman <>
Subject: NYSTESOL Applied Ling

		Second Call For Proposals
	(please forward to interested lists and individuals)

 21st Annual NYSTESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference
		Lehman College/CUNY Bronx, NY
		 Saturday, January 23rd, 1999



KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Eric Nadelstern of The International H. S. at LaGuardia
Community College, Queens will talk on "Performance-Based Assessment
Standards for ESOL Students and Their Teachers."
Proposals due:
 ***October 14***
mail to Ms. Bhar Arsoy, Proposal Chair
Fort George Station, PS Box 251
New York, NY 10040

General Suggested Topics

*	Academic achievement of ESOL students in language learning and
other content areas
*	Articulation efforts across grades or levels
*	Standards for admission, retention, promotion, and graduation of
ESOL students and their impact at all levels of education
*	Assessment practices, models, and instruments for ESOL students in
language learning and other content areas: analyses, innovations, and
*	ESOL teacher education: standards for entrance, retention,
promotion, and graduation
*	Using technology to support and assess achievement
*	Achieving and assessing progmatic and sociolinguistic development

Instructions for Proposal Submissions: Please follow exactly!

Individual papers, workshops, and publishers demonstrations are alloted 45
minutes (publishers and other commercial presenteras are required to pay
the exhibitor's fee) Panel sessions (several speakers--one theme) can be
scheduled as either one 45 minute session or one 1 1/2 hour session. All
presenters must register for the conference. While all presentations will
be considered, those which deal directly with the topic will be given

1.	Submit 8 copies of a summary of your proposals, MAXIMUM LENGTH 1
PAGE DOUBLE SPACED. Neither your name nor affiliation should appear
anywhere on these 8 copies. However, in the upper left hand corner of each
copy, you should give the following information: (1) title, (2) type of
presentation (paper, workshop, publisher, or panel); (3) length (45 min. or
1 1/2 hours); (4) intended audience(s) (preK, elementary, secondary, adult,
higher ed, bilingual, mainstream, teacher educators, Materials/Curriculum
Developers, Researchers); and (5) AV Equipment needed

2. On a 9th copy (identical to the copies in #1), in the upper-right hand
corner, place your name, affiliation, mailing address, phone, fax & e-mail,
and times you will not be available to present on January 23 (a.m. or p.m,)

3. In addition, submit a 50 word (max) abstact of your presentation to
appear in the conference program. Include the name(s) of presenter(s),
affiliation(s), title and type of presnation, length, and intended

4. Absolutely NO e-mail or faxes accepted. Snail mair only. Please ensure
that your proposal packet reaches the proposal chair NO LATER THAN
	Wed.. Sept. 23, 1998. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Joye
Smith, ALSIG Chair 718 960 7242

5. Some presentations submitted may look promissing, but the summary and
title are occasionally unclear, unattractive to the intended audience or
inconsistent with one another. Please make every effort to create clear,
well-written, engaging, and appropriate titles and summaries.


Michael Newman
Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics
Dept. of Linguistics and Communications Disorders
Queens College/CUNY
Flushing, NY 11367
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