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Message 1: Southeast Asian Languages Institute

Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1992 11:09:32 Southeast Asian Languages Institute
From: Harold Schiffman <haroldfsu.washington.edu>
Subject: Southeast Asian Languages Institute

1. SEASSI TO BE HOSTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

The Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) will be hosted by the
University of Washington during the summers of 1992 and 1993. The institute
will offer intensive language instruction in Burmese, Indonesian, Javanese,
Khmer, Lao, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese. Many of these languages will be
taught at three levels. This summer's institute will be from June 15,- August
14, 1992. In addition to the language classes, seminars on the countries of
Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnamese are also slated. A Student
Conference is scheduled July 11, and a Lao Symposium July 25-26. Some
financial aid is available. The FLAS fellowship deadline was January 15, 1992
and the Tuition Waiver Fellowship deadline is April 1, 1992. The final
deadline for applications is May 1, 1992. For more information on SEASSI or
the events surrounding it contact: Laurie Thomas, Coordinator, SEASSI,
Thomson 320, DR-05, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, Telephone:
(206) 543-1816 or (206) 543-9606, FAX: (206) 685-4256.


2. CONFERENCE ON LAOS:

 Laos: Cultural Crossroads of Asia

On July 25-26, 1992, a symposium on "Laos: Cultural Crossroads of Asia" will
be held in conjunction with the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute
(SEASSI) on the University of Washington campus. The goal of the symposium is
to make the cultural traditions of Laos better known to a wider public in the
United States and to provide scholars working on Laos a forum to discuss
current research on the country. A public event focusing on the cultural
heritage of Laos will be held on Friday evening, July 25th. For more
information, contact Professor Charles Keyes, Southeast Asian Studies, DR-05,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.

3. SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES SUMMER INSTITUTE (SEASSI)
 Graduate Student Conference

"Works in Progress:
Historical and Contemporary Issues
In Southeast Asian Studies

To be held at:
The University of Washington
July 11, 1992

The conference welcomes papers on any subject (including Linguistics) in
Southeast Asian Studies from graduate students or those who have just
completed dissertations.

Please send paper title, abstract (of one page or less), and a brief academic
biography (to include institutional affiliation, department, degree sought,
geographical and topical areas, and dissertation or thesis topic, in known)
to:

Eric Thompson
Conference Coordinator
Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute, DR-05
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Deadline for Submissions is April 21, 1992
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Message 2: Sign Language: Call for papers

Date: Mon, 24 Feb 92 13:34 PST
From: <EMMOREYSALK.bitnet>
Subject: Sign Language: Call for papers



 CALL FOR PAPERS

 Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research

 University of California, San Diego
 August 5 - 8, 1992

 SESSION TOPICS:
 Phonology
 Morphology and Syntax
 Language Acquisition
 Neurolinguistics and Psycholinguistics
 Narrative and Poetry
 Sociolinguistics

 ABSTRACTS DUE MARCH 15, 1992
 Abstracts must be one page, single spaced (500 words); one copy
with title, names and affiliations of all authors and six copies
without names or affiliations. On a separate cover sheet, include the
address of the first author, indicate which session topic(s) the
abstract addresses, and if a poster or paper presentation is
preferred.

SEND ABSTRACTS TO:

Dr. Karen Emmorey
Laboratory for Language and Cognitive Studies
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 North Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037

FOR REGISTRATION MATERIALS CONTACT:

Lena Hartman
Conference Manager/SLR
Conference Services
UCSD 0513
La Jolla, CA 92093-0513
(619) 534 - 4220
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