LINGUIST List 8.1827

Mon Dec 22 1997

Confs: Linguistics & Literature

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  1. elaine, 1998 Languaging Conference

Message 1: 1998 Languaging Conference

Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 15:25:50 -0500
From: elaine <elaineLINGUISTLIST.ORG>
Subject: 1998 Languaging Conference

The 10th Annual Conference on Linguistics and Literature will
be held at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Denton,
Texas on January 30 and 31, 1998. The conference is sponsored
by the Graduate Students in English Association at the
University of North Texas (UNT) with generous support from
the UNT Department of English and from the UNT Dean of
Arts and Sciences.


Donald Freeman (University of Southern California)
Gilles Fauconnier (University of California, San Diego) and
Mark Turner (University of Maryland)
James McCawley (University of Chicago)
Phyllis and Sherman Wilcox (University of New Mexico)
PLUS 80+ other papers and presentations in all of the following
 -Literary Analysis
 -Linguistic Analysis
 -Linguistics and Literature
 -Cognitive Metaphor
 -Writing Pedagogy
 -Creative Readings: Poetry
 -Creative Readings: Prose
A complete listing of papers and presentations will soon be
available at our web site:
Following standard practice, the conference offers a reduced rate
for early registration. Registration forms must be returned to
Denton via snail-mail no later than January 20, 1998 in order to
receive the reduced rate. Our snail-mail address:
 Conference on Linguistics and Literature
 Department of Englsih
 University of North Texas
 Denton, TX 76203
Those wishing to register may use the form below (or check our
web site at


 Complete Postal Address: 
Reduced-Rate Registration Fees
 Student $25.00
 Professor $55.00
Regular-Rate (i.e., on-site) Registration Fees:
 Student $35.00
 Professor $65.00
Languaging Luncheon Fee $12.50 
(Note: We can guarantee you a place at the luncheon only if you
register early at the reduced rate.)
*Please make checks payable to the "GSEA".
	As Denton is located at the north periphery of the Dallas/Fort
	Worth area, travel to the conference is uncomplicated.
	-By air: Fly to the DFW airport and take a shuttle to Denton
	(see below).
	-By car: The Radisson is located in Denton directly on IH35,
	which leads north to Oklahoma City and beyond, and south
	through Dallas/Fort Worth to Austin, San Antonio and beyond.
	Getting to the Radisson Hotel from DFW Airport by car:
	1. Take the North Exit out of the Airport
	2. Take Hwy 121 east to I-35E
	3. Take I-35E north to Denton
	4. Exit at Avenue D
	5. Take Avenue D west across I-35E
	6. Turn north (right) into the Radisson driveway
	To arrange for a shuttle from DFW to the Radisson Hotel, call
	Affordable Limo, Shuttle, and Taxi (24-hour service):
	 at DFW (972) 420-0303
	 from elsewhere 1-888-618-LIMO (5466)
	 $25 for 1 person
	 $8 for each additional person
	Accommodations are available directly in the Radisson Hotel.
	The hotel charges a flat room rate of $75 per night. Those
	calling early are in a better position to take advantage of the flat
	rate. The hotel's telephone number is (940) 565-8499 or (800)
	333-3333; be sure to note that you are in Denton for the
	Linguistics and Literature Conference.
	We look forward to seeing you at the conference in January!
	Anne Schoolfield Lynn Eubank
	Brandy Pariso Haj Ross
	Trey Colvin (faculty advisers)
	Dave Tompkins
	Kerol Harrod
	(student organizers)
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