Tue Jan 6 1998

Confs: Ling. & Literature

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  1. Lynn Alan Eubank, Conference on Linguistics & Literature

Message 1: Conference on Linguistics & Literature

Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 14:19:03 -0600 (CST)
From: Lynn Alan Eubank <>
Subject: Conference on Linguistics & Literature

The 10th Annual Conference on Linguistics and Literature will
be held at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Denton,
Texas on January 30 and 31, 1998. 

The conference is sponsored by the Graduate Students in English 
Association at the University of North Texas (UNT) with generous 
support from the UNT Department of English and from the UNT Dean of
Arts and Sciences.


Donald Freeman (University of Southern California)
"Whither -- and Whether -- English?"

Gilles Fauconnier (University of California, San Diego) and
Mark Turner (University of Maryland)
"Gradients of Creativity"


Margaret Freeman (Los Angeles Valley College) 
"Cognitive Poetics: An Adequate Theory of Literature?"

James McCawley (University of Chicago)
"Conversational Scorekeeping and the Interpretation of Narrative and
Expository Prose" 

Phyllis Perrin Wilcox (University of New Mexico) 
"Cultural Variability in the Interpretation of Metaphors and
Metonyms in ASL Poetry"

Sherman Wilcox (University of New Mexico)
"Radical Iconicity and Signed Language Universals" 

PLUS 80+ other papers and presentations in all of the following
 -Literary Analysis
 -Linguistic Analysis
 -Linguistics and Literature
 -Cognitive Metaphor
 -Writing Pedagogy
 -Creative Readings: Poetry
 -Creative Readings: Prose

A complete listing of papers and presentations is
available at our web site:

Following standard practice, the conference offers a reduced rate
for early registration. Registration forms must be returned to
Denton via snail-mail no later than January 20, 1998 in order to
receive the reduced rate. Our snail-mail address:

 Conference on Linguistics and Literature
 Department of English
 University of North Texas
 Denton, TX 76203

Those wishing to register may use the form provided at our
web site at or may email for
a text copy of our registration form.

Please direct your conference questions to
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