Call for Papers

Spike Gildea spike at
Wed Aug 4 20:52:00 UTC 2004

79th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America
6-9 January 2005
San Francisco, CA

Contact: MReynolds at
Further information:

Abstract Deadline: 1 SEPTEMBER 2004

Meeting Description
	The 79th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America
will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 6-9 January 2005.
The American Dialect Society, the American Name Society, the North
American Association for the History of the Language Sciences, the
Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, and the Society for
theStudy of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas will meet
concurrently with the LSA. On the program will be plenary
presentations by Penny Eckert, Victor Golla, Peter Ladefoged, and
George Lakoff. The Presidential Address will be given by Joan Bybee.

Call for Papers
	All members of the LSA are invited to submit abstracts for
15-minute, 30-minute, and poster presentations. Membership is a
requirement for submitting and presenting; dues for 2004 ($80 US
regular, $40 US student; $100 non-US regular, $60 non-US student) may
accompany submissions. Submittal forms and the guidelines and
specifications for abstracts may be found in the June LSA Bulletin or
at The guidelines for abstract preparation must
be rigorously adhered to for the abstracts to be considered by the
Program Committee.

	The deadline for receipt of all abstracts is 1 September
2004, 5:00 PM EDT. Submissions should be addressed to: LSA
Secretariat, 1325 18th Street, NW, Suite 211, Washington, DC
20036-6501. Members are advised that post office delivery, including
express mail and priority mail, is erratic. Abstracts received after
the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the
authors. Strict enforcement of this deadline is necessary.

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