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Tue Jul 29 1997

Confs: AAAL - Annual Conference

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Message 1: AAAL - Annual Conference

Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 13:02:24 -0500
From: Matthew R. Howe <howemaprodigy.net>
Subject: AAAL - Annual Conference



The Madison Hotel in Seattle, Washington, will play host to the 20th
Annual American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) conference.
Listed below are highlights from the conference program.

PROPOSALS for individual papers, colloquia, round table discussions,
and poster presentations in any aspect of applied linguistics are
invited, including first and other language acquisition,
psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, language and
culture, language for special purposes, language and gender, language
and the deaf, language and technology, mother tongue/second/foreign
language pedagogy, literacy, assessment, rhetoric and stylistics,
critical linguistics, language policy and planning, translation and
interpretation.

REMINDER: All presentation proposals must be received in the business
office no later than August 15, 1997. Submission guidelines are
available on the web at: <www.oise.utoronto.ca/AAAL98>.

Please contat the AAAL Business Office if you have any questions:
PO Box 21686
Eagan, MN 55121-0686
Phone: 612-953-0805
Fax: 612-431-8404
E-mail: <aaalofficeaaal.org>


1998 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
Saturday, March 14 - Tuesday, March 17, 1998
Seattle, Washington
The Madison Hotel

Plenary Speakers
JODI CRANDALL (University of Maryland Baltimore County)
SHIRLEY BRICE HEATH (Stanford University)
LUIS MOLL (University of Arizona)
DENNIS PRESTON (Michigan State University)
PETER SKEHAN (Thames Valley University, England)


Plenary Panel of Past AAAL Presidents
LYLE BACHMAN (UCLA)
COURTNEY CAZDEN (Harvard University)
CLAIRE KRAMSCH (UC, Berkeley)
ELAINE TARONE (University of Minnesota)
CHAIR - MARY McGROARTY (Northern Arizona University)


Invited Colloquia Organizers
CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE L2 LEARNER
MICHAEL BREEN (Edith Cowan University, Australia)

RESEARCH ON L2 WRITING
ALISTER CUMMING (OISE/UT)

ISSUES IN RESEARCH ON IMMERSION EDUCATION
PATSY DUFF (University of British Columbia)

MEETING THE LITERACY DEMANDS OF YOUNG DEAF ADULTS
PETER FREEBODY (Griffith University, Australia)

COUNTRIES IN TRANSITION: IMPLICATIONS FOR LANGUAGE POLICY
BONNY NORTON PEIRCE (University of British Columbia)


PROGRAM CHAIR:
Merrill Swain, (OISE/UT)
Phone: 416-923-6641, ext. 2647
E-mail: mswainoise.utoronto.ca

ASSOCIATE CHAIRS:
Sharon Lapkin, OISE/UT
Phone: 416-923-6641, ext. 2645
E-mail: slapkinoise.utoronto.ca

Dick Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University
Phone: 412-268-5669
E-mail: grtucker+andrew.cmu.edu

LOCAL CHAIRS:
Amy Ohta, University of Washington
E-mail: aohtau.washington.edu

Sandy Silberstein, University of Washington
E-mail: tqu.washington.edu

EXHIBITS COORDINATOR:
Jane Zuengler, University of Wisconsin
E-mail: zuenglerfacstaff.wisc.edu

AAAL OFFICE:
Matt Howe, Phone: 612-953-0805; Fax: 612-431-8404
E-mail: aaalofficeaaal.org

AAAL HOME PAGE:
Be sure to check the AAAL Home Page for additional details on AAAL '98:
http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/AAAL98
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