LINGUIST List 9.1744

Wed Dec 9 1998

Calls: All Topics/Student, Shenandoah Language Society

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  1. Jordan Lachler, High Desert Linguistics Society/Students
  2. paul baltes, Shenandoah Language and Linguistics Society

Message 1: High Desert Linguistics Society/Students

Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 11:07:19 -0700
From: Jordan Lachler <>
Subject: High Desert Linguistics Society/Students


 The High Desert Linguistics Society
 2nd Student Conference in Linguistics

 March 26-27, 1999
 University of New Mexico

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Sandra Thompson, UCSB
We invite student papers from all areas of linguistics, but 
we especially encourage papers in following specific areas 
of inquiry:

 Form and Function
 Language Change and Grammaticization
 Discourse Analysis
 Native American Linguistics
 Sign Language Linguistics
 Computational Linguistics
 Sociolinguistics & Language Planning

ABSTRACTS for 20-minutes papers may be a maximum of one
page. At the top of the abstract (if by e-mail) or on a
separate page (if on paper), please include:

 title of paper
 author name(s) and affiliation(s)
 topic area (from the list above or whatever seems appropriate)
 e-mail address
 paper mailing address


Abstracts must be received by Jan. 22, 1999.


Abstracts for 20-minute papers should be e-mailed in ascii, Word,
or Word Perfect form to: <>.

Please use "Abstract" as your subject header. If you are 
submitting more than one abstract, please e-mail each separately.

If you prefer to use regular mail, send two copies of 
your abstract to:

HDLS-2 Abstracts
University of New Mexico
Humanities 526
Albuquerque, NM 87131


The proceedings of the conference will be published in 
the summer of 1999.


For more information, visit the conference web site at
<, available soon.

e-mail inquiries:
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Message 2: Shenandoah Language and Linguistics Society

Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 12:41:51 -0700
From: paul baltes <>
Subject: Shenandoah Language and Linguistics Society

The Shenandoah Language and Linguistics Society Symposium is issuing a
call for papers for their upcoming symposium to be held at the
Southern Virginia College Campus in Buena Vista, Virginia. The
conference will be held on March 25-26, 1999.

The conference welcomes papers treating a variety of topics in
language and linguistics. This includes not only papers treating
topics within linguistic disciplines such as phonology, morphology,
syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, historical
linguistics, and applied linguistics, but also interdisciplinary
presentations that involve language analysis.


The Keynote Speaker is Professor William Eggington, Professor of
English Language and Linguistics at Brigham Young University.
Professor Eggington specializes in Language-in-Education Policy and
general language planning. His most recent book is entitled The
Sociopolitics of English Language Teaching. His keynote address is
entitled "Linguistic Predictors of Academic Achievement."

The Featured Speaker will be Professor Terry Blodgett, Professor of
German at Southern Utah University. He is currently preparing a
four-volume book entitled Israel: The Migrations. Professor Blodgett
will be speaking on "The Four Sound Shifts Which Reveal Israel's Four

Mail your abstracts (see accompanying submission form) to Professor
Dallin D. Oaks, Department of Arts and Humanities, Southern Virginia
College. Buena Vista, Virginia 24416. Submissions may be faxed to
(540) 261-8451. Please do not send any submissions by electronic

The deadline for receiving abstracts will be January 25, 1999.

For further information contact Professor Dallin D. Oaks at (540)
261-4117. Or e-mail
him at

 Submission Form

1) Name (As you wish to appear in the program):

2) University or Institutional Affiliation:

3) Title of Presentation:

4) Address at Which You Can Be Reached (Please include Phone Numbers as
well as an e-mail address if you have one):

5) Please indicate with a check mark the general area of language
analysis or linguistics that most closely corresponds to the topic of
your presentation:

phonetics or phonology _____
historical linguistics _____
morphology _____
psycholinguistics or language acquisition _____
syntax _____
language pedagogy _____
semantics or pragmatics _____
language and literary analysis _____
discourse analysis _____
names and naming _____
language varieties _____
language and computers _____
other (Please specify) _____

6) Please indicate the length of time you would like for your
presentation. Priority in selection will go to the standard
presentation time of 20 minutes (with an additional 5 minutes for

 20-minute presentation _____
 40-minute presentation _____
 60-minute presentation _____

7) Attach a 250 word abstract that describes the presentation you would
like to make.
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