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LINGUIST List 23.2037

Wed Apr 25 2012

Confs: Anthropological Linguistics, General Linguistics/USA

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Date: 25-Apr-2012
From: Mary Bucholtz <bucholtzlinguistics.ucsb.edu>
Subject: RobinFest: A Celebration of the Work of Robin Tolmach Lakoff
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RobinFest: A Celebration of the Work of Robin Tolmach Lakoff

Date: 04-May-2012 - 04-May-2012
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Contact: Mary Bucholtz
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

RobinFest: A Celebration of the Work of Robin Tolmach Lakoff

Friday, May 4, 2012
8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

170 Barrows Hall
University of California, Berkeley

In recognition of Robin Tolmach Lakoff's many contributions to linguistics, a day-long symposium in her honor will be held on the University of California, Berkeley, campus Friday, May 4, 2012. Robin's former students and colleagues will share reminiscences and present their current research inspired and influenced by Robin's work.

Registration is free, but due to limited seating, advance registration is required of all attendees by no later than Monday, April 30. To register, email robinfestgmail.com with your name, affiliation, and email address. Hotels near the Berkeley campus include the Hotel Durant and the Hotel Shattuck. For more information, contact organizers Mary Bucholtz or Deborah Tannen at robinfestgmail.com.

Presenters

Mandy Aftel (Aftelier)
Mary Bucholtz (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Linda Coleman (University of Maryland)
Colleen Cotter (Queen Mary, University of London)
Catherine Davies (University of Alabama)
Kira Hall (University of Colorado)
Sachiko Ide (Japan Women's University)
Elisabeth Kuhn (Richmond Web Marketing)
Andrew Lakoff (University of Southern California)
Yoshiko Matsumoto (Stanford University)
Laurel Sutton (Catchword)
Deborah Tannen (Georgetown University)

This event is sponsored by the UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics.


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