Fwd: Urgent News: LSA 2011 Annual Meeting
gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Tue Sep 7 15:01:24 UTC 2010
Please read the important notice below from LSA about the site of the 2011 meeting. When there are new details, I will send them along.
American Dialect Society
grantbarrett at gmail.com
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> From: Linguistic Society of America <lsa at lsadc.org>
> Date: September 7, 2010 07:09:02 PDT
> To: grantbarrett at GMAIL.COM
> Subject: Urgent News: LSA 2011 Annual Meeting
> Dear Colleagues,
> The LSA staff learned over the weekend that Hilton Hotels & Resorts has terminated its Franchise Licensing Agreement with the Pittsburgh hotel we have been planning to use for our January 2011 Annual Meeting. In addition, the lender has filed for foreclosure on the hotel’s owners, and the hotel’s management company has changed.
> What this means for the 2011 Annual Meeting is not yet clear. We are working with all due haste to resolve this issue absolutely as soon as possible. In the meantime I encourage you to continue planning to attend the Annual Meeting, but to refrain from making travel reservations until we know for certain where the meeting will be held, as there is a slight chance it may not be in Pittsburgh. As always, our primary consideration is that the LSA will have a suitable property in which to hold its Annual Meeting.
> We sincerely regret the inconvenience to our meeting attendees. We will seek a solution to this problem absolutely as soon as possible and will notify you once one has been achieved.
> David Robinson
> David Robinson
> Director of Membership and Meetings
> Linguistic Society of America
> lsa at lsadc.org
> Please be advised that all correspondence directed to the LSA or its representatives may be made available to the Western Historical Manuscript Collection (WHMC) as part of the official LSA Archive. Correspondents who wish for their correspondence and/or related materials to remain confidential (and not placed in the archive), should mark their materials conspicuously as “CONFIDENTIAL."
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