tangent to fronter/backer

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Sat Jun 22 15:55:22 UTC 2002

The ADS has now for several years met jointly with the LSA; it did
indeed formerly meet with the MLA. ADS still sponsors a section at
MLA (as it does at other meetings of related societies, e.g., NCTE).


>PS.  About identifying the "MLA" as a linguistics society---I recalled that
>the ADS holds joint meetings with someone, and not having the newsletter
>handy I couldn't look up who it was,  but the initials "MLA" came to mind.
>This brings up a question: if there really were a "Modern Linguistics
>Association", would it allow discussions of proto-Indo-European?

Dennis R. Preston
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