HDLS-6 Linguistics Conference (Nov. 4-6, 2004) Keynote speakers

High Desert Linguistics Society hdls at unm.edu
Wed Aug 25 00:07:33 UTC 2004

We are very pleased to announce that Joan Bybee (University of New Mexico),
David McNeil (University of Chicago), and Suzanne Kemmer (Rice University)
have accepted our invitations to deliver keynote addresses at The Sixth
Desert Linguistics Conference November 4 -6, 2004 at  the University of
New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM .

We  invite you to submit proposals for 20-minute talks with
10-minute discussion sessions in any area of linguistics - especially
those  from a cognitive / functional linguistics perspective  Papers in
the  following areas are particularly welcome:

Evolution of language, Grammaticization, Metaphor & Metonymy,
 Language change & variation, Sociolinguistics,  Bilingualism,
Signed languages, Gesture, Native American languages,
Language acquisition and Computational Linguistics.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is September 3rd, 2004.
Abstracts  should be sent via email, as an attachment, to hdls at unm.edu.
Please  include the title "HDLS-6 abstract "in the subject line.
MS-Word format is  preferred or RTF if necessary.  The e-mail and
attached abstract must  include the following:

1.    Author's Name(s)
2.    Author's Affiliation(s)
3.    Title of the Paper
4.    E-mail address of the primary author

The abstract should be no more than one page and no less than 11-point
font. A second page is permitted for references and/or data. Only two
submissions per author will be accepted and we will only consider
submissions that conform to the above guidelines.  Notification of
acceptance will be sent out by the evening of September 5th, 2004

If you have any questions or need for further information please contact
us  at hdls at unm.edu  with "HDLS-6 Conference" in the subject line.

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