9.1536, Calls: Language Acquistion, Computational Linguistics

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-9-1354. Tue Sep 29 1998. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 9.1354, Calls: ABC

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Date:  Tue, 29 Sep 1998 14:25:19 -0400 (EDT)
From:  "Treffers-Daller, Jeanine" <Jeanine.Treffers-Daller at uwe.ac.uk>
Subject:  AFLS Conference in February 1999 <fwd>

2)
Date:  Tue, 29 Sep 1998 10:38:34 -0400
From:  "Dr. Ana Roca" <rocaa at fiu.edu>
Subject:  [Fwd: XVII National Conference on Spanish in the United States--March 11-13, 1999, Miami-Dade County]

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Date:  Tue, 29 Sep 1998 14:25:19 -0400 (EDT)
From:  "Treffers-Daller, Jeanine" <Jeanine.Treffers-Daller at uwe.ac.uk>
Subject:  AFLS Conference in February 1999 <fwd>


CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for French Language Studies

in conjunction with

The Centre for European Studies in the Faculty of Languages
and European Studies at the University of the West of
England, Bristol

WORKSHOP

Discours masculins, discours feminins

Saturday, 6 February 1999

Contributions are invited for this day-workshop promoted by
AFLS and hosted by the Centre for European
Studies at UWE, Bristol addressing any aspect of the
relationship between Language and Gender in French.
Speakers should aim to speak for 25 minutes with 15 minutes
for questions.

Please send abstracts (c.100-150 words) by Friday, 6
November 1998 to:

Kate Beeching
Faculty of Languages and European Studies
UWE, Bristol
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QY
Telephone 	0117 965 6261, ext 2911
Fax		0117 976 3843
E-mail		Kate.Beeching at uwe.ac.uk


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Karki, Jessa
Email: Jessa.Karki at uwe.ac.uk
"University of the West of England"

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Treffers-Daller, Jeanine
Email: Jeanine.Treffers-Daller at uwe.ac.uk
"University of the West of England"


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Date:  Tue, 29 Sep 1998 10:38:34 -0400
From:  "Dr. Ana Roca" <rocaa at fiu.edu>
Subject:  [Fwd: XVII National Conference on Spanish in the United States--March 11-13, 1999, Miami-Dade County]


Please help us publicize our "Call for Papers" for the El Espaol en los
Estados Unidos Conference. Thank you. Ana Roca, Florida International
University, Miami.



Sponsored by The Department of Modern Languages and the Latin American
and Caribbean Center
Florida International University, Miami, Florida

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Dr. Guadalupe Valds, Stanford University
Dr. John M. Lipski, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)

Abstracts for 20-minute papers are invited on the following topics
related to Spanish in the United States: language maintenance and
language shift, language variation, discourse analysis, language policy
and planning issues, attitudes and politics, testing, heritage language
education in the secondary schools and in higher education, language and
public life (such as court interpreting, Spanish and the law, Spanish in
the media, Spanish in the corporate world, Spanish journalism),
bilingual education, and other relevant sociolinguistic topics and
issues pertaining to Spanish in the United States.

Persons interested in presenting a paper at the Conference are requested
to submit five copies of a one-page abstract of the paper. The abstract
should be accompanied by a separate pagebstating the title of the paper,
your name, affiliation, institutional address, your telephone numbers
including fax, e-mail address, and home address and telephone number.
Please do not identify yourself on the abstract itself. A bibliography
may be included on a second page of the abstract if necessary. Abstracts
cannot be accepted by mail and must be received by October 19, 1998.
Queries and abstracts should be addressed to:

Dr. Ana Roca, Conference Chair
XVII Spanish in the United States Conference
Department of Modern Languages
Florida International University
DM 498A
Miami, FL 33199

305-348-2046, 305-348-2851
Rocaa at fiu.edu

Absracts will be reviewed anonymously by an abstract committee and
notification will be sent by the end of November.

Full conference information will be available at a later date on a web
site which is currently being set up via FIU (Spanish in the United
States). You can also obtain further conferenece information by calling
305-348-2894 (ask for Marla Castellanos) after November 20.

Hotel rates at the David Williams Hotel are set at $99 per night
(special conference rate and a great rate for Miami during the season).
The actual conference will be at the nearby and beautiful The Biltmore
Hotel in Coral Gables. For reservations at the David Williams Hotel,
call: 305-445-7821 and explain you are requesting the arranged
conference rate for FIU's Spanish in the US Conference. Contact person
there: Ruby Gonzlez, Sales Representative.
Space is limited and reservations must be made by around February 10 in
order to obtain the less expensive conference rate.



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