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  • Helen Karn, Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1993

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    Date: Fri, 8 Jan 1993 15:04 EST Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1993
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    Subject: Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1993

    Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1993

    Strategic Interaction and Language Acquisition: Theory, Practice, and Research in honor of the late Robert J. Di Pietro

    Conference and Pre-sessions: March 9 - 13, 1993 Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

    Chaired by James E. Alatis, Dean School of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University

    Opening Session: Wednesday, March 10, 1993. 7:30 pm

    Georgetown University Conference Center Ballroom

    Plenary Speakers:

    Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California Some unexpected consequences of the Input Hypothesis Catherine E. Snow, Harvard University Learning from input in L1 and L2

    Reception following the Opening Session

    Preliminary Program

    Georgetown University Conference Center (Admission by badge only)

    Thursday, March 11, 1993

    Plenary speaker:

    Suzanne Flynn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Marriage for life: Theory, practice and research

    Guest Speakers:

    Anna Uhl Chamot, Georgetown University Language Research Project and J. Michael O'Malley, Prince William County Schools Teaching for strategic learning: Theory and practice

    Catherine Doughty, Georgetown University Fine tuning of feedback by competent speakers to language learners

    Ruth M. Jackson, University of Delaware Using Strategic Interaction in the teaching of writing

    James P. Lantolf, Cornell University Vygotsky and Bakhtin in the second language classroom: A case for Strategic Interaction

    Don R. McCreary, University of Georgia A typology of lexicographical errors in Japanese-English dictionaries

    Elahe Mir-Djalali, University of California, Berkeley Strategic Interaction: Issues and application to second language teaching and acquisition

    Joan Morley, The University of Michigan Interactive listening and communication: Activities, tasks, strategies

    Ahmed Mouakket, Aleppo University and The University of Michigan The concept of kernel sentences as it applies to language acquisition

    Cecily O'Neill, The Ohio State University From words to worlds: Language learning through process drama

    Shoko Okazaki, Georgetown University Japanese ways of stating opinions: Listener dependent strategies

    Deryn P. Verity, University of Delaware The concept of `rehearsal' in Strategic Interaction

    Anita L. Wenden, York College, City University of New York Strategic Interaction and task knowledge

    Other speakers:

    Maria Ibba, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome

    Traute Taeschner, Universita degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza"

    Friday, March 12, 1993

    Plenary Speaker:

    Earl Stevick, Independent Researcher How is strategic memorable? How memorable is `strategic'?

    Guest Speakers:

    Louis A. Arena, University of Delaware Strategic Interaction and the teaching of writing

    Frederick J. Bosco, Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University The place of input in the scenario approach

    JoAnn Crandall, University of Maryland Baltimore County Strategic integration: Content-based language programs and teacher development

    Nadine O'Connor Di Vito, University of Chicago Learner-centered activities: The good, the bad, and the ugly

    Madeline E. Ehrman, Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Dept. of State Ego boundaries revisited: Toward a model of personality and learning

    William J. Frawley, University of Delaware The computer's guide to persons

    Reinhold Freudenstein, IFS, Marburg/Lahn, Germany Communicative peace in the foreign-language classroom: A new educational objective for the next century

    Christina Kakava, The Ohio State University Conflicting argumentative strategies in the classroom

    Rajai Khanji, University of Jordan-Amman and SUNY-Fredonia College Interlanguage talk: The relation between task types and communication strategies in the foreign language classroom

    Ikuo Koike, Keio University A comparative view of English teaching policies in an international world with a focus on Japanese TEFL policy

    Virginia Mayer, Padua Academy and University of Delaware Variations on the scenario: Cooperative and critical thinking in the literature-based classroom

    Irene Thompson, The George Washington University An investigation of the effects of text and task in listening comprehension: Some evidence from Russian

    Sr. Aoi Tsuda, Osaka University Variability in foreign language education

    Joseph A. Wieczorek, Loyola College in Maryland An approach to student-centered Strategic Interaction activities

    Saturday, March 13, 1993

    Plenary Speaker:

    H. Douglas Brown, San Francisco State University After method: Toward a principled strategic approach to language teaching

    Guest Speakers:

    Josep Maria Artigal, Barcelona, Spain The L2 kindergarten teacher as a territory maker

    Marcel Danesi, University of Toronto The `Strategic Interaction' view of language: Robert J. Di Pietro's Vichian paradigm for theoretical and applied linguistics

    Jeanette S. DeCarrico and James R. Nattinger, Portland State University Lexical phrases and Strategic Interaction

    Phyllis J. Dragonas, Melrose Massachusetts Public Schools Making study abroad more effective

    Frederick H. Jackson, Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Dept. of State Two steps forward, one step back: The ongoing development of a program for inservice teacher education at the Foreign Service Institute

    Dieter Kastovsky, University of Vienna and Georgetown University Vocabulary structures in language teaching

    Peter Lowenberg, San Jose State University Strategic Interaction and varieties of English

    Masaki Oda, Tamagawa University Strategic Interaction: Can it be a relief for foreign language classrooms?

    Rebecca L. Oxford, University of Alabama Gender differences in strategies and styles for L2 learning: What is the significance? Should we pay attention?

    Jill Robbins, Georgetown University A report on the pilot study of `Methods of teaching learning strategies in the Japanese language classroom'

    Linda Smith Rutledge, Central Intelligence Agency The use of scenarios in the foreign language classroom for the development of higher level language skills

    Karin Ryding, Georgetown University Creating a learning community: CLL in the '90s

    Speakers are listed in alphabetical order on the day they will speak. Pre-sessions are listed in alphabetical order by organizer. The GURT program you receive at the conference lists the exact time and location for each speaker and pre-session. For pre-session programs and other questions, please contact the GURT 1993 Coordinator.

    Pre-Sessions of the Georgetown University Round Table 1993 (Intercultural Center, Georgetown University)

    Tuesday, March 9, 1993

    Spanish Linguistics (Day 1) Organizers: Hector Campos and Eric Holt, Georgetown University hcamposguvax.bitnet (or)

    Focus on Form - What is it? Organizer: Catherine Doughty, Georgetown University

    Discourse Analysis: Written texts Organizer: Heidi Hamilton, Georgetown University hhamiltonguvax.bitnet (or)

    Issues in Slavic Linguistics Organizer: Victor Lychyk, Georgetown University lychykguvax.bitnet (or)

    East Asian Software Symposium Organizers: Michael McCaskey and Patricia O'Neill, Georgetown University mmccaskeyguvax.bitnet (or)

    City Voices: Sociolinguistic Reports from the Field Organizer: Peter Patrick, Georgetown University ppatrickguvax.bitnet (or) ppatrick

    Wednesday, March 10, 1993

    Corpus-based Linguistics Organizer: Catherine N. Ball, Georgetown University cballguvax.bitnet (or)

    Spanish Linguistics (Day 2) Organizers: Hector Campos and Eric Holt, Georgetown University hcamposguvax.bitnet (or)

    Beyond Acquisition: Language Practices of Older Children Organizers: Susan Hoyle, Georgetown University and Carolyn Adger, University of Maryland s_hoyleguvax.bitnet (or)

    History of Linguistics Organizer: Francis P. Dinneen, S.J., Georgetown University

    Portuguese Linguistics Organizer: Clea A. Rameh, Georgetown University

    African Linguistics IV Organizer: Solomon Sara, S.J., Georgetown University ssaraguvax.bitnet (or)

    Teaching Business in the Foreign Language Classroom Organizers: Madeleine Soudee, Georgetown University and Elizabeth Martin, University of Illinois, Urbana

    A multi-media sampling Organizer: Jackie Tanner, Georgetown University jtannerguvax.bitnet (or)

    Focuses, Problems, and Solutions in Chinese Acquisition Organizer: Weiping Wu, Georgetown University wuguvax.bitnet (or)