LINGUIST List 7.1672

Tue Nov 26 1996

Calls: Formal Approaches to Slavic Lx, Humor Studies

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  1. William Snyder, Call for Papers: FASL6
  2. Amy Carrell, Humor Studies Conference

Message 1: Call for Papers: FASL6

Date: Mon, 25 Nov 1996 14:37:00 EST
From: William Snyder <>
Subject: Call for Papers: FASL6



		Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics

				hosted by
			University of Connecticut

			 9-11 May 1997

Invited Speakers:

	Christina Bethin, SUNY Stony Brook
	Steven Franks, Indiana University
	Howard Lasnik, University of Connecticut

Call for Papers:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday, 14 February 1997.

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute presentations (plus 10
minutes discussion) on topics dealing with formal aspects of
Slavic syntax, semantics, morphology, phonology, and
psycholinguistics. Send 6 copies of a ONE-PAGE ANONYMOUS abstract
to the address below. No fax or e-mail submissions will be
accepted. Please include ONE 3x5} card with:

			1) title of paper;
			2) your name;
			3) address and affiliation;
			4) telephone and/or fax numbers;
			5) e-mail address.


	FASL VI Committee
	Dept. of Linguistics			(860) 486-4229 [tel.]
	U-145	 				(860) 486-0197 [fax]
	University of Connecticut
	Storrs, CT 06269

Persons interested in attending FASL VI are invited to register
their e-mail and/or mailing addresses with us at the conference
address above. E-mail is the preferred means of communication
for all business except abstract submission, for which we require
hard copy.

Further conference information will be made available on the
World Wide Web, at the following address:
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Message 2: Humor Studies Conference

Date: Mon, 25 Nov 1996 14:26:26 CST
From: Amy Carrell <>
Subject: Humor Studies Conference


The International Society for Humor Studies Conference: Humor in
the Heartland of America will be held at the University of
Central Oklahoma from July 8 until July 13, 1997.

Papers must be in English, and three (3) copies of the abstract
or proposal must be post-marked or e-mailed by February 18, 1997.
Abstracts and proposals submitted electronically or by fax must
be followed by hard copies and registration fee within one
week. All abstracts and panel, symposium, workshop, and poster
proposals must include title(s), name(s) of presenter(s),
affiliation(s), address(es), and phone/e-mail/fax
number(s). Abstracts must be no more than 250 words,
single-spaced on no more than one side of one sheet of paper.
Proposals must include an abstract for each paper as well as the
rationale for the panel, symposium, or workshop.

Send copies of abstracts and proposals or requests for additional
information to
	Amy Carrell, ISHS Conference Chair
	Department of English
	University of Central Oklahoma
	100 N. University Drive
	Edmond, OK 73034-0184 USA
	(405) 341-2980, ext. 5609
	fax: (405) 330-3823	

Registration Information

Submissions will be considered only if the registration fee has
been sent, preferably with the abstract or proposal. In the event
that an abstract or proposal is not accepted, the registration
fee can be cancelled and the fee refunded within two weeks of
notification of rejection. June 2, 1997, is the last day to
cancel any registration with partial refund.

Acceptance of abstracts and proposals along with the provisional
program, housing and food information, list of air carriers,
suggested tours, etc., will be mailed on or about April 1, 1997.

For 1997 ISHS members, the registration fee is $105. For non-
members, the registration fee is $135. For students (with proof
of student status), the registration fee is $75. The registration
fee includes the abstract book and other materials and morning
and afternoon refreshments. Payment may be made by purchase
order, money order, or check in U.S. funds only (made payable to

Membership in ISHS, which includes a subscription to HUMOR:
International Journal of Humor Research, is $60 for Americans,
$55 for students, and $65 for for foreign membership--journals
will be sent via air mail, book rate, to non-US addresses. Send
membership fees to Don L. F. Nilsen, Department of English,
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0302, USA.

UCO is located in Edmond, OK, on the outskirts of Oklahoma City,
and is serviced by Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City.
UCO enrolls approximately 16,000 students and is the third
largest four-year institution of higher education in the state.
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