31ST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION OF THE SOUTHWEST
LANGUAGE VARIATION, CONTACT AND CHANGE: FOCUS ON THE PACIFIC RIM CROSSROADS
Los Angeles, October 4 - 6, 2002
California State University
Pasadena Hilton Hotel
The abstract deadline has been extended to June 15, 2002. 250-500 words.
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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.
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.
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