31ST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION OF THE SOUTHWEST

LANGUAGE VARIATION, CONTACT AND CHANGE: FOCUS ON THE PACIFIC RIM CROSSROADS

 

                                                                                                                                                               clac 10/2002

 

Los Angeles, October 4 - 6, 2002

 

http://www.tamu-commerce.edu/swjl/lasso.html

 

 

California State University

Pasadena Hilton Hotel

 

The abstract deadline has been extended to June 15, 2002. 250-500 words.

Send to peterg@mail.uh.edu

Peter J. Gingiss

Department of English

University of Houston

Houston, TX 77204-3013

 

The Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) is a regional linguistics association in the United States whose purpose is the advancement of the scientific study of language, particularly in the geographical region covering the states of Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. While LASSO is primarily interested in languages of these southwestern states, it draws its membership from any region in the world.

 

Plenary Speakers:

Charles Li, University of California at Santa Barbara: “Missing links in the evolutionary origin of language”.

Audrey Li, University of Southern California: “Making sense of language differences”.

Mary Ellen Garcia, University of Texas at San Antonio: Presidential Address.

 

Conference Co-chair

Domnita Dumitrescu,

Phone: (1 323) 343-4235,

e-mail: ddumitr@calstatela.edu

 

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