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                     CONFERENCE SCHEDULE OCTOBER 1996:

                        LINGUISTICS & RELATED TOPICS

                             UPDATED ON 1/10/96

Below is a list of conferences, seminars, symposia, etc. gleaned
from a number of sources. Please feel free to re-copy, distribute,
or use parts of this list. This is a service of the Language and
Technology Centre of the National Languages & Literacy Institute of
Australia Ltd., at the University of Queensland.

New conferences listed since the previous Conference Schedule are
asterisked with the dates in bold print. Where Web sites have been
given, we have attempted to hyperlink this document to the sites. As
of the April '96 edition, we also include the 'mailto:' function so
that readers can email the conference contact directly from this
document. Please let us know if there are difficulties with these
options.

Thanks to the increasing number of people from around the globe who
are providing us with conference details. If any reader wants to
provide details of conferences, or notify us of errors, please
contact us on:

For more conference information, try Roy Cocrun's site at:
http://www.clark.net/pub/royfc/confer.html

Peter White
Director, NLLIA Language and Technology Centre
CLTR
The University of Queensland, Qld 4072
Tel: +61 7 3365 6897; Fax: +61 7 3365 7077

peterw@lingua.cltr.uq.oz.au

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1. 3-6 October '96

     4th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing ICSLP '96,
     Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA
     Contact: ICSLP96, Applied Science and Engineering Laboratories, A.I.
     duPont Institute, PO Box 2690, Wilmington, DE 19899. Tel: +1 302 651
     6830; Fax: +1 302 651 6834. Email:ICSLP-abstract@asel.udel.edu

2. 3-6 October '96

     21st Annual Conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of
     Australia: Worlds of Discourse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
     Contact: ALAA Conference Secretariat, c/o Conrad Ozog, Language &
     Interaction Studies, University of Western Sydney, Nepean, PO Box 10,
     Kingswood, NSW 2747, Australia. Tel: +61 2 9678 7141; Fax: +61 2 9678
     7339. Email: c.ozog@uws.edu.au

3. 2-5 October '96

     Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-96)
     Conference: Accelerating machine translation development - research,
     business and personal use, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 April '96
     Contact: AMTA-96: Eduard Hovy, USC Information Sciences Institute, 4676
     Admiralty Way, Marina del Ray, CA 90292-6695, USA. Email:hovy@isi.edu

4. 3-6 October '96

     XXII International Association - Language and Business Conference 1996,
     Kolding, Denmark
     Contact: Annelise Grinsted or Bertha Toft, Southern Denmark Business
     School, Engstien 1, DK-6000 Kolding, Denmark. Tel: +45 79 321 111; Fax:
     +45 79 321 448.

5. 7-8 October '96

     Workshop on the integration of gesture in language and speech (WIGLS),
     Newark, Delaware, USA (WIGLS is a satellite workshop of the 4th
     Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 96), being helon 3-4
     October '96 in Philadelphia, PA).
     Deadline for abstracts: 1 February '96
     Contact: Lynn Messing, WIGLS Chair, Applied Science and Engineering
     Laboratories, Alfred I. duPont Institute, PO Box 269, Wilmington,
     Delaware 19899, USA. Email:messing@asel.udel.edu

6. 7-9 October '96

     KONVENS 96: 3. Konferenz "Verarbeigung naturlicher Sprache", Bielefeld,
     Germany
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 April '96
     Contact: Dr Henning Lobin, Universitaet Bielefeld, Fakultaet fur
     Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft, Postfach 100131 D-33501
     Bielefeld, Germany. Tel: +49 521 106 3679; Fax: +49 521 106 2996.
     Email: lobin@lili.uni-bielefeld.de
     Web:http://coral.lili.uni-bielefeld.de/konvens96/

7. 8-10 October '96

     1st Annual Conference of the Gessellschaft fuer Semantik, Tuebingen,
     Germany
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 August '96
     Contact: Sinn und Bedeutung, Universitaet Tuebingen, Seminear fuer
     Sprachwissenschaft, Wilhelmstrasse 113, 72074 Tuebingen, Germany.
     Email: manfred.kupffer@uni-tuebingen.de

8. 10-12 October '96

     46th Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Wilmington North
     Carolina, USA
     Contact: Prof. Terry Mount, Dept. of FL, UNC, Wilmington, NC 28403 USA.
     Email: mountt@uncwil.edu

*9. 11-12 October '96

     Structure and Context in Language Processing: A psycholinguistic
     conference in h onor of Donald J. Foss, Austin, Texas
     Contact: Joey Walker, Dept. of Psychology, Mezes 330, University of
     Texas, Austin, TX 78712. Tel: +1 512 471 5985; Fax: +1 512 471 6175.
     Email: walker@psy.utexas.edu

10. 11-13 October '96

     Georgetown Linguistics Society presents: Discourse as Mosaic:
     linguistic reproduction of identities and ideologies, Washington, DC
     USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 18 March '96
     Contact: GLS 1996, Georgetown University, Dept. of Linguistics, Box
     571051, Washington, DC 20057-1051 USA. Tel: +1 202 687 6166.
     Email:gls@guvax.georgetown.edu

11. 11-13 October '96

     LASSO XXV: 25th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the
     Southwest, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June '96
     Contact: Garland D. Bills, Executive Director, LASSO, Dept. of
     Linguistics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM 87131-1196 USA.
     Tel: +1 505 277 7416; Fax: +1 505 277 6355. Email: gbills@unm.edu

*12. 12 October '96

     Mini-Conference: Bilingual and Immersion Language Education, Melbourne,
     Victoria, Australia
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 October '96
     Contact: Dr Michele de Courcey, Dept. of Linguistics and Applied
     Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia.
     Tel: +61 3 9344 5177; Fax: +61 3 9349 4326. Email:
     m.courcy@linguistics.unimelb.edu.au

13. 14-18 October '96

     BISCA-96: Bolzano International Schools in Cognitive Analysis -
     Semantic Fields, Bolzano, Italy
     Contact: Liliana Albertazzi, Dept. of Sociology and Social Research, 26
     Verdi St, 38100 Trento, Italy. Tel: +39 461 881 403; Fax: +39 461 881
     348. Email: alberta@risc1.gelso.unitn.it
     Web: http://www.gelso.unitn.it/~poli/

14. 16-19 October '96

     WEB NET 96; World Conference of the Web Society, San Francisco,
     California, USA
     Contact: WebNet-96/AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902 USA.
     Tel: +1 804 973 3987; Fax: +1 804 978 7449. Email:aace@virginia.edu .
     Web:http://AACE.virginia.edu/AACE

15. 17-20 October '96

     NWAVE 25, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
     Contact: Dr Jan Tillery, NWAVE Coordinator, UNLV College of Liberal
     Arts, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 455001, Las Vegas, NC 89154-5001. Fax:
     +1 702 895 4097. Email: gbailey@ccmail.nevada.edu

16. 18-20 October '96

     5th International Conference on Narrative, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May '96
     Contact: Joachim Knuf, Chair, Dept of Communication, 127 Grehan
     Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0042 USA. Tel: +1
     606 257 7805. Email: jknuf@ukcc.uky.edu , OR for further conference
     information, send the email message sub narrate firstname lastname to
     listserv@ukcc.uky.edu

17. 18-20 October '96

     NELS27: Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society, Montreal,
     Canada
     Deadline for Abstracts: 8 July '96
     Contact: Email: nels@mcgill.ca
     Web: (forthcoming) http://www.cs.mcgill.ca/~mordru/nels.html

18. 20 October '96

     7th ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop: An interdisciplinary
     Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (in conjunction with the 59th annual
     meeting of ASIS)
     Deadline for Submissions: 15 April '96
     Contact: Paul Solomon, CB# 3360, School of Information and Library
     Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
     27599-3360, USA. Tel: +1 919 962 8068; Fax: +1 919 962 8071. Email:
     solomon@ils.unc.edu
     Web:http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/www/asis/crwork.html

19. 21 October - 10 November '96

     First On-Line Conference: Geometric and Thematic Structure in Binding,
     The Linguist List.
     Contact: Daniel Seely, email: dseely@emunix.emich.edu
     Web: http://www.emich.edu/~linguist/linconf.html

20. 22-24 October '96

     International Sociolinguistic Conference: Sociolinguistic Problems in
     Various Regions of the World, Moscow, Russia
     Contact: Russian Academy of Sciences, 103009, Moscow K-9, Bolshio
     Kislovsky Per, 1/12, Institute of Linguistics of the RAS, International
     Conference Organising Committee (ATTN: Ms V.Yu.Michalchenko or Ms. N.G.
     Kolesnik). Tel: +7 095 290 46 11; Fax: +7 095 290 05 28.
     Email:socio@iling.msk.su

21. 23-25 October '96

     XIV Frisian Philological Congress, Ljouwert/Leewarden, The Netherlands
     The Organising Committee of the 14th Frisian Philological Congress, Dr
     J. Ytsma, Fryske Akademy, PO Box 54, 8900 AB Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, The
     Netherlands. Tel: +31 58 213 1414; Fax: +31 58 213 1409.
     Email:ytsma@fa.knaw.nl

22. 23-25 October '96

     European Writing Conferences of EARLI Special Interest Writing and
     Writing & Computers Association, Barcelona, Spain
     Contact: EARLI SIG Writing, Liliana Tolchinsky. Tel: +34 3 428 2142 ext
     3384; Fax: +34 3 402 1016. Email: sigwriti@trivium.gh.ub.es

23. 22 October '96

     SBIA'96. 2nd Workshop on Computational Processing of Written & Spoken
     Portuguese, in conjunction with the Brazilian Symposium of Artificial
     Intelligence, Curtiba, Brazil
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June '96
     Contact: Profa. Laura Sanchez Garcia, Programa de Pos-Graduacao em
     Tecnologia - PPGTE, Centro Federal de Educacao Tecnologica do Parana',
     CEFET-PR, Av. sete de Setembro, 3165, CEP 80230-901 - Curibita- PR
     Brasil. Tel: +55 41 322 4544 r.244; Fax: +55 41 244 5170. Email:
     laura@dainf.cefetpr.br

24. 23 October -6 November '96

     Online Conference on Catalan Studies
     Deadline for papers: 1 September '96
     Contact: Dr Dominic Keown; email: dk209@cam.ac.uk

25. 24-26 October '96

     Rocky Mountain American Dialect Society, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
     Contact: Xiaoshao Huang, Dept of English, University of North Dakota,
     Grand Forks, ND 58202-7209. Attn: RMADS Session. Tel: +1 701 777 6393.
     Email:xhuang@badlandss.nodak.edu

26. 24-26 October '96

     Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association: 50th Annual Meeting,
     Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
     Contact: Peter Lafford, Dept of Languages & Literatures, Arizona State
     University, Box 870202, Temp AZ 85287-0202. Tel: +1 602 965 4524; Fax:
     +1 602 965 0135. Email: plafford@asu.edu

27. 24-26 October '96

     1st Seoul International Conference on Phonetic Sciences, Seoul, Korea
     Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June '96
     Contact: Hyun Bok Lee, President of the Phonetic Society of Korea, c/o
     Dept. of Linguistics, Seoul National University, san 56-1,
     Shinlim-dong, Gwanag-gu, Seoul 151-742, Korea. Tel: +82 2 880 6170;
     Fax: +82 2 536 3841. Email: phans@plaza.snu.ac.kr

28. 24-27 October '96

     SLRF96 - Second Language Research Forum: Crossing Disciplinary
     Boundaries, University of Arizona, USA
     Contact: Email: slrf96@ccit.arizona.edu

29. 24-27 October '96

     XXVII Congress 1996. Latin America and the Caribbean in a changing
     world: Patterns, prospects and problems, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June '96
     Contact: Liddy Gomes, CERLAC 240 York Lanes, York University, North
     York, Ontario Canada M3J 1P3. Tel: +1 416 736 5237; Fax: +1 416 636
     5737. Email: cerlac@yorku.ca

30. 25-27 October '96

     The Korea TESOL Conference: Reflections on Practice, Taejon, Korea
     Contact: Carl Dusthimer, 133 O-Jung Dong, Taejon, 300-791, Korea. Tel:
     +82 42 629 7336; Fax: +82 42 623 8472. Email: grr@bora.dacom.co.kr

31. 25-27 October '96

     Meeting of the Western Branch of the American Oriental Society: History
     of Sinology Panel, Tempe, Arizona, USA
     Contact: David Prager Branner, Asian Languages and Literature,
     University of Washington, Box 353521, Seattle, WA 98195-3521, USA. Fax:
     +1 206 685 4268 (Write BRANNER on top). email: yuenren@u.washington.edu

32. 25-28 October '96

     SLRF'96: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries, Tuscon, Arizona, USA
     Contact: Abstract Committee, SLRF'96, c/0 Second Language Acquisition
     and Teaching (SLAT), Modern Languages 347, University of Arizona,
     Tuscon, AZ 85721. Email:slrf96@ccit.arizona.edu

33. 25-27 October '96

     WECOL 1996: Western Conference on Linguistics, Santa Cruz, California,
     USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 May '96
     Contact: WECOL 1996, c/o Linguistics Center, Stevenson College,
     University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA. Email:
     wecol@ling.ucsc.edu
     Web:http://ling.ucsc.edu/~wecol/

34. 25-27 October '96

     1996 ALL Conference: Creating Effective Programs - We can do it!
     Detroit, Michigan, USA
     Deadline for session proposals: 30 June '96
     Contact: Cliff Walker or Ellen Jones-Walker. Email: cawalker@bev.net
     (After 7 June).

*35. 29 October '96

     CETH Workshop Series: Electronic Text Technology in the Humanities, New
     Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. October workshop: Electronic Resources for
     the Humanities
     Contact: Pamela Cohen, CETH, Rutgers, the State University of New
     Jersey, 169 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ 08903. Tel: +1 908 932 1384;
     Fax: +1 908 932 1386. Email: pac@rci.rutgers.edu

36. 29-30 October '96

     Symposium on Estonian Prosody, Tallinn, Estonia
     Deadline for registration: 15 May 1996
     Contact: Ilse Lehiste, Ohio State University, Dept. of Linguistics, 222
     Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210-1298 USA. Fax: +1 614 292
     4273. Email:ilsele@ling.ohio-state.edu

37. 30 October - 3 November '96

     XX. StuTS: 20th Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft, Tuebingen,
     Germany
     Contact: Fachschaft ASN, c/0 Ralph Albrecht, Neckarhalde 11, D-72070
     Tuebingen, Germany. Tel: +49 7071 43601; Fax: +49 7071 52815. Email:
     albrecht@sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de

38. 31 October - 2 November '96

     Annual Meeting of the Spanish Linguistics Section, South Central Modern
     Language Association, San Antionio, Texas, USA
     Contact: Stuart Stewart, Louisiana State University, Linguistics
     Program, 136B Coates Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 USA. Fax: +1 503 388
     5074

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*1. 1-2 November '96

     The Annual FLAVA (Foreign Language Association of Virginia) Conference,
     Roankoke, Virginia, USA
     Contact: Helen Jones, Editor, FLAVA Bulletin. Email:
     hjones@pen.k12.va.us

2. 1-3 November '96

     8th International Phonology Meeting: Syllables!?, Vienna, Austria
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May 1996
     Contact: John Rennison (Phonology Meeting), Institut f.
     Sprachwissenschaft, Berggasse 11, A-1090, Wien, Austria. Tel: +43 1 310
     3886; Fax: +43 1 310 3886-23. Email:phon96@ling.univie.ac.at

3. 1-4 November '96

     The 22nd Annual International JALT (The Japan Association for Language
     Teaching) Conference on Language Teaching/Learning & Education
     Materials Exposition, Hiroshima, Japan.
     Contact: JALT Central Office, Glorious Tokyo 301, 2-32-10 Nishi
     Nippori,Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116. Tel: 03-3802-7121; Fax: 03-3802-7122.
     Web: http://www.aichi-gakuin.ac.jp/~scott/jalt96.html

*4. 2 November '96

     Approaches to Contrastive Linguistics - a Workshop. Manchester, UK
     Contact: Paul Bennett, Dept. of Language Engineering, UMIST, PO Box 88,
     Manchester M60 1QD, UK. Email: paul@ccl.umist.ac.uk

5. 5-6 November '96

     3rd Rasmus Rask International Conference: Pragmatics - The Loaded
     Discipline, Odense, Denmark
     Contact: Dr Flemming G. Andersen, Chairman, Institute of Language &
     Communication, Odense University, Odense, Denmark. Fax: +45 65 93 24
     83. Email: fga@language.ou.dk

6. 5-8 November '96

     KR'96 - 5th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge,
     Representation and Reasoning, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.
     Contact: Information autoresponder: kr96-info@kr.org
     Web: http://kr.org/kr/

7. 7-9 November '96

     38th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association,
     Applied Linguistics Section: Electronic Literacy. Minneapolis,
     Minnesota, USA
     Contact: Carol L. Winkelmann, English Department, Xavier University,
     3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-4446 USA. Fax: +1 513 745
     1954. Email:winkelma@xavier.xu.edu

8. 7-9 November '96

     American Dialect Society, MMLA: Current Trends in American
     Dialectology, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (in conjunction with the
     Midwest Modern Language Association - see above).
     Deadline for Abstracts: 25 March '96
     Contact: Beth Lee Simon, Dept. of English and Linguistics, Indiana
     University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, USA.
     Email:simon@cvax.ipfw.indiana.edu

9. 7-9 November '96

     London Language Show, London, England
     Contact: Bruce Campbell or Alison Thomas, Brintex, 32 Vauxhall Bridge
     Road, London SW1V 2SS, UK. Tel: +44 171 973 6401; Fax: +44 171 233
     5054. Email: brintex@hemming.demon.ac.uk

*10. 7-9 November '96

     19th National Conference of the Australian Council for Adult Literacy,
     Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
     Contact: Jean Searle. Email: j.searle@edn.gu.edu.au

11. 8-9 November '96

     Workshop for the Association for Linguistic Topology, "Modality".
     Antwerp, Belgium
     Contact: Johan van der Auwera, University of Antwerp (UIA),
     Linguistics, B-2610 Wilrijk, Belgium. Email: auwera@uia.ua.ac.be
     Web: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/alt

12. 8-9 November '96

     International Conference: Language Diversity and Cognitive
     Presentations, Paris, France
     Contact: Catherine Fuchs, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,
     LLACAN, umr 158 du CNRS, 4 ter, route des Gardes, 92190 Meudon, France.
     Tel: +33 1 45 07 58 16; Fax: +33 1 45 07 58 27. Email:
     catherine.fuchs@ens.fr

13. 8-10 November '96

     1996 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language
     Association, Urvine, California, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 April '96
     Contact: Thomas F. Shannon, Professor of Germanic Linguistics & Dutch
     Studies, Dept. of German, 5317 Dwinelle Hall, University of California,
     Berkeley, CA 94720-3243 USA. Tel: +1 510 642 7445; Fax: +1 510 642
     3243. Email: tshannon@garnet.berkeley.edu

14. 8-10 November '96

     7th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, Los Angeles, California,
     USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 10 July '96
     Contact: Prof. Hajime Hoji, USC, Linguistics, Los Angeles CA 90089 USA.
     Email: hoji@mizar.usc.edu

15. 9-11 November '96

     AAAI 1996 Fall Symposium on Embodied Cognition and Action, MIT,
     Massachusetts, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 April '96
     Contact: Web: http://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~maja/aaai96-fs/

16. 9-12 November '96

     NETWORK (America's 2 year college employment, training and literacy
     consortium): Work-Based Learning and Literacy - the cornerstones of
     America's Workforce, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
     Contact: Richard Anthony, Network National office, 1718 M Street NW,
     Suite 142, Washington, DC 20036, USA. Tel: +1 202 728 0200.

17. 10-12 November '96

     2nd Congress of the Canadian Association for Mexican Studies (CAMS),
     Mexico City, Mexico
     Contact: Dr. Herman W. Konrad, CAMS Coordinator, Dept of Anthropology,
     University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada G2N 1N4. Tel: +1 403
     220 6516; Fax: +1 403 284 5467. Email:hkonrad@acs.ucalgary.ca

18. 10-14 November '96

     Agent-Oriented approaches to knowledge Engineering: track in knowledge
     acquisition workshop, Banff, Canada
     Contact: Brian Gaines. Email: gaines@cpsc.ucalgary.ca
     Web: http://ksi.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/KAW/KAW.html

*19. 13-15 November '96

     First Latin American Conference on Critical Discourse Analysis, Buenos
     Aires, Argentina
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 October '96
     Contact: Sociedad Argentina de Linguistica, Federico Lacroze 2100,
     1426, Capital Federal, Argentina. Tel: +54 1 776 0913; Fax: +54 1 776
     0913. Email postmaster@ciafic.edu.ar OR owner-beliar@ccc.uba.ar

20. 14-16 November '96

     XVIth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Turku, Finland
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 May '96
     Contact: XVIth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Svenska
     Institutionen, Abo Akademi, FIN-20500 ABO. Tel: +358 21 265 4352; Fax:
     +358 21 265 5661. Email: eanderss@abo.fi

21. 14-16 November '96

     3rd Symposium of gender research, Kiel, Germany
     Contact: Ursula Pasero. Email: gif07@rz.uni-kiel.d400.de

22. 14-16 November '96

     International Ivar Aasen Conference: Language Contact, Oslo, Norway.
     Contact: Dagfinn Worren, Avdeling for leksikografi, Institutt for
     nordistikk og litteraturvitskap, Universitetet I Oslo, Norway. Tel: +47
     22 85 43 91; Fax: +47 22 85 43 81. Email: dagfinn.worren@inl.uio.no

23. 15-16 November '96

     3rd Workshop on the syntax of central Romance languages, Girona, Spain
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June '96
     Contact: Organising Committee, Dept. de Filologia I Filosofia,
     Universitat de girona, Pl. Ferrater Mora, 1, E-17071 Girona, Spain.
     Tel: +34 72 418 106; Fax: +34 72 418 230. Email:roca@skywalker.udg.es

24. 19-22 November '96

     7th International Conference in Technology and Distance Education:
     International and Institutional Collaboration, San Jose, Costa Rica
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 September '96
     Contact: Jaime Lopez, Bolivar Bolanos, Tel: +506 253 2121; Fax: +506
     234 1909. email: udidacti@arenal.uned.ac.cr

25. 20-22 November '96

     International conference on AUTONOMY 2000, The development of
     independence in language learning, Bangkok, Thailand
     Contact: Dr Metta Limpongsa, School of Liberal Arts, King Mongkut's
     Institute of Technology Thonburi, Bangmod, Rabburana, Bangkok 10140,
     Thailand. Tel: +662 427 0039/5309; Fax: +662 427 8050.
     Email:ilesnson@cc.kmitt.ac.th

26. 20-23 November '96

     Nordic Network for Intercultural Communication: Symposium on
     Intercultural Communication and National Identity, Havrevangen, Denmark
     Deadline for abstracts: 1 July 1996
     Contact: Torben Vestergaard, Centre for Languages and Intercultural
     Studies, Aalborg University, Havrevangen 1, DK-9000 Aalborg, Denmark.
     Tel +45 9815 8522, ext. 6224. Fax +45 9816 6566. E-mail: nic@hum.auc.dk

     Web: http://www.hum.auc.dk/i12/res/csis/nic/nicsymp.uk.html

27. 21-23 November '96

     First Regional Conference on English in South East Asia, Singapore
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 August '96
     Contact: 1st Regional Conference on English in Southeast Asia, Division
     of English and Applied Linguistics, National Institute of Education,
     469 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259756. Tel: +65 460 5129; Fax: +65 469
     8433. Email: whitusj@nievax.nie.ac.sg

28. 23 November '96

     2nd Celtic Learning Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
     Contact: John T. McCranie, NAACLT'96, Dept. of Computer Science, San
     Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132,
     USA. Email: jtm@futon.sfsu.edu

29. 27-30 November '96

     Internationalizing Communities: Australia, Asia and the World -
     International Conference. Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 June '96
     Contact: Prof. Don McMillen, Dept of Asian Studies, The University of
     Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, 4350 Australia. Tel: +61 76
     312 606; Fax: +61 76 312 598. Email: donmac@usq.edu.au

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1. December '96 (final dates to be announced)

     3rd International Conference on Romani Linguistics, Prague, Czech
     Republic
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 May '96
     Contact: Milena Huebschmannova, Stepanska 29, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech
     Republic

2. 3-5 December '96

     3rd EFL Skills Conference: New Directions in Listening, Cairo, Egypt
     Contact: Director, English Studies Division, Mail Code 209, American
     University in Cairo, PO Box 2511, Cairo, Egypt. Tel: +20 2 357-6870/357
     6916; Fax: +20 2 355 7565/357 7858. Email: eflskill@auc-acs.eun.eg

3. 4-6 December '96

     2nd International Conference - Open Learning '96: Open Learning - Your
     future depends on it, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
     Contact: Anne Gooley, Conference Secretariat, Queensland Open Learning
     Network, PO Box 347, Brisbane, Albert Street, Qld 4002. Tel +61 7 3225
     8908; Fax: +61 7 3224 4608. Email: a.gooley@mailbox.uq.oz.au
     Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/~zzrrober/ol96/

*4. 6 December '96

     CETH Workshop Series: Electronic Text Technology in the Humanities, New
     Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. December workshop: Introduction to Text
     Encoding
     Contact: Pamela Cohen, CETH, Rutgers, the State University of New
     Jersey, 169 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ 08903. Tel: +1 908 932 1384;
     Fax: +1 908 932 1386. Email: pac@rci.rutgers.edu

5. 6-7 December '96

     Troisiemes Recontres de L'Atelier des Doctorants de Linguistique de
     L'Universite de Paris, Paris, France
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 October '96
     Contact: ADL, U.F.R. de Linguistique - Case 7003, Universite Paris 7 -
     Denis Diderot, 2, Place Jussieu, 75251 Paris Cedex 05. Fax: +33 1 44 27
     79 19. email: adl@linguist.jussieu.fr
     Web: http://www.linguist.jussieu.fr/~leglise/adlp7/adlp7.htm

6. 12-14 December '96

     10th Symposium on Romance Linguistics: Going Romance. Utrecht, The
     Netherlands
     Deadline for Abstracts: 20 September '96
     Contact: Going Romance 1996, Research Institute for Language and Speech
     (OTS), Utrecht University, Trans 10, 3512 JK Utrecht, The Netherlands.
     Tel: +31 30 253 6006; Fax: +31 30 253 6000. email:
     going.romance@let.ruu.nl

7. 16-18 December '96

     CONSOLE 5: 5th meeting of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in
     Europe, London, UK
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 August '96
     Contact: Cristina Banfi or Ana Maria Madeira, CONSOLE 5, Dept of
     Linguistics and Phonetics, University College, London, Gower St, London
     WC1E 6BT, UK. Email: console@ling.ucl.ac.uk
     Web: http://cis.nmclites.edu/~banfi/ConSOLE_Call.html

8. 16-18 December '96

     International Language in Education Conference (ILEC96), Hong Kong
     Contact: The Secretary, ILEC 96, c/o English Centre, The University of
     Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong. Tel: +852 2859 2004; Fax: +852 2547
     3409. Email: ilec@hkucc.hku.hk

9. 16-18 December '96

     International Conference on Knowledge Based Comuter Systems, Bombay,
     India
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 August '96
     Contact: KBCS-96 Secretariat, National Centre for Software Technology,
     Gulmohar Cross Rd No. 9, Juhu, Bombay, 400 049 India. Tel: +91 22 620
     1606; Fax: +91 22 621 0139. Email: kbcs@konark.ncst.ernet.in
     Web: http://konark.ncst.ernet.in/~kbcs/kbcs96.html

*10. 18-23 December '96

     International Congress on the Centenary of Roman Osipovich Jakobson,
     Moscow, Russia
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 October '96
     Contact: Dr. Nikolai P. Grinzer, Chair, Dept. of Classics, Russian
     State University for the Humanities, Miusskaya 6, 125267 Moscow,
     Russia. Fax: +7 95 250 5109. Email: jak@rsuh.ru

11. 19-21 December '96

     3rd International Conference on World Englishes, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
     Contact: Larry E. Smith, Dean and Director, Programs and Education,
     East West Centre, 1777 East West Road, Honolulu HI 96848. Tel: (808)
     944-7634; Fax: (808) 944-7634. E-mail:smithl@ewc.bitnet

12. 20-22 December '96

     International conference on English and Islam: Creative Encounters,
     Selangor, Malaysia
     Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April '96
     Contact: Dr. Nur Nina Zuhra, Dept of English Language and Literature,
     International Islamic University Malaysia, Jalan Universiti, 46350
     Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Fax: +60 3 757 6045. Email:
     english@its.iiu.my
     Web: http://www.iiu.my/IIUM/nina.htm

13. 20-22 December '96

     11th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation
     (PACLIC 11), Seoul, Korea
     Deadline for Abstracts: 14 September '96
     Contact: PACLIC 11, Language Education and Research Institute, Kyung
     Hee University, 1 Hoefi-dong, tongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea 130-701. Tel:
     +82 2 961 0080; Fax: +82 2 595 9018. Email: paclic96@nms.kyunghee.ac.kr

14. 27-28 December '96

     5th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics: IsCLL
     V, Taipei, Taiwan
     Deadline for Abstracts: 3 Jun '96
     Contact: Graduate Program in Linguistics, National Chengchi University,
     Taipei, Taiwan 116, ROC. Tel: +886 2 938 7246; Fax: +886 2 936 6233.
     Email: nccu555@cc.nccu.edu.tw

15. 27-30 December '96

     Division on Applied Linguistics, Modern Language Association,
     Washington, DC, USA
     Contact: L. Kathy Heilenman, Dept of French & Italian, U. of Iowa, Iowa
     City, IA 52242. Tel: +1 319 338 2253; Fax: +1 319 335 2270.
     Email:l-heilenman@uiowa.edu

16. 27-30 December '96

     Romance Linguistics, Modern Language Association, Washington, DC, USA
     Contact: David Eddington, PO Box 79, Murfreesboro, TN 37132 USA.
     Email:deddington@mtsu.edu

17. 27-30 December '96

     AATSEEL Conference: Panel on Textbooks and Materials for Teaching
     Slavic Languages, Washington, DC USA
     Contact: Prof. Thomas Garza, Dept. of Slavic Linguistics, University of
     Texas, Austin TX 78713-7217 USA. Tel: +1 512 471 3607. Email:
     tjg@utxvms.cc.utexas.edu
     Web site for AATSEEL: http://clover.slavic.pitt.edu/~aatseel/

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1. 3-4 January '97

     Society for Pidgin and Creole Languages, Chicago, Illinois, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 July '96
     Contact: Prof. Armin Schwegler, Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese,
     University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92717 USA. Tel: +1 714
     824-6901. Email: aschwegler@uci.edu

2. 6-8 January '97

     SALA XVII: The 18th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable, New
     Delhi, India
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 July '96
     Contact: Anvita Abbi, Chairperson, Centre of Linguistics and English,
     School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110 067,
     India. Fax: +91 11 686 5886. Email: anvita@jnuniv.ernet.in

3. 6-9 January '97

     International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology
     Education, Hanoi, Vietnam.
     Contact: Web: http://www.educ.utas.edu.au/~Thao.Le/HN/N.html

4. 7-8 January '97

     Workshop on the typological differences between VO- and OV- languages:
     minimalism and the uniform base hypothesis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
     Deadline for abstracts: 1 July '96
     Contact: Workshop OV/VO, c/o Marcel den Dikken, Holland Institute of
     Generative Linguistics, Vakgroep Taalkunde (ATW), Vrije Universiteit
     Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tel:
     +31 20 444 6482; Fax: +31 20 444 6500. Email: dikken@jet.let.vu.nl
     Web:http://oasis.leidenuniv.nl/hil/confs/ovvo/ovvo.htm

5. 7-10 January '97

     Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences: Genres in Digital
     Documents, Maui, Hawai'i
     Contact: Barbara Edelstein, College of Business Administration,
     University of Hawai'i, 2404 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822. Tel: +1 808
     956 3251; Fax: +1 808 956 9685. Email: hicss@hawaii.edu

6. 8-10 January '97

     2nd International Workshop on Computational Semantics, Tilburg, The
     Netherlands
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 September '96
     Contact: Conference Secretariat: Anne Adriaensen, Dept. of Linguistics,
     Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands.
     Fax: +31 13 466 13 10. Email: computational.semantics@kub.nl
     Web: http://tkiwww.kub.nl:2080/tki/Docs/IWCS/iwcs.html

7. 9-11 January '97

     12th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 July '96
     Contact: CGSW12, c/o Marcel den Dikken, Holland Institute of Generative
     Linguistics, Vakgroep Taalkunde (ATW), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De
     Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tel: +31 20 444
     6482; Fax: +31 20 444 6500. Email: dikken@jet.let.vu.nl
     Web:http://oasis.leidenuniv.nl/hil/confs/cgsw12/cgsw.htm

8. 9-11 January '97

     2nd Chronos Conference, Linguistic Society of Belgium, Brussels,
     Belgium
     Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June '96
     Contact: Svetlana Vogeleer, Institut Libre Marie Haps, rue d'Arlon 3,
     1040 Brussels, Belgium. Fax: XX 32 2 511 98 37.

9. 9-11 January '97

     3rd Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics Conference on Phonology
     (HILP 3), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 July '96
     Contact: Selection Committee HILP 3, Prof. Geert Booij, Vrije
     Universiteit, vakgroep Taalkunde, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam,
     The Netherlands. Email: booij@let.vu.nl
     Web: http://oasis.leidenuniv.nl/hil/confs/hilp3/hilp3.htm

10. 28-30 January '97

     Energy Week Conference and Exhibition: Session on natural language in
     human-computer interfaces, Houston, Texas, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 September '96
     Contact: Susan Haller, Computer Science and Engineering Dept,
     University of Wisconsin - Parkside, Kenosha, WI 53141-2000, USA. Tel:
     +1 414 595 2343. Fax: +1 414 595 2114. Email: haller@cs.uwp.edu
     Web: http://cs.uwp.edu:80/staff/haller/Activities/etce97.html

*11. 31 January '97

     CETH Workshop Series: Electronic Text Technology in the Humanities, New
     Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. January workshop: Introduction to Textual
     Analysis
     Contact: Pamela Cohen, CETH, Rutgers, the State University of New
     Jersey, 169 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ 08903. Tel: +1 908 932 1384;
     Fax: +1 908 932 1386. Email: pac@rci.rutgers.edu

12. (Dates to be announced)

     5th Symposium of the Centro de Linguistica Aplicada, Santiago, Cuba
     Contact: Email: lingapli@ceniai.cu
     Web: http://web.cict.fr:8200/gril/Cuba.html

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1. 7-8 February '97

     Languaging: The 9th Annual Conference on Linguistics and Literature,
     Denton, Texas, USA
     Deadline for Submissions: 30 September '96
     Contact: Languaging: The 9th Annual Conference on Linguistics and
     Literature, University of North Texas, Dept. of English, PO Box 13827,
     Denton, TX 13827 USA. Fax: +1 817 565 4355. Email: linglit@unt.edu

*2. 8 February '97

     1997 Australasian Natural Language Processing Summer Workshop, Sydney,
     Australia
     Deadline for Submssions: 29th November '96
     Contact: Christopher Manning, 1997 NLP Summer Workshop Submission,
     Linguistics F12, University of Sydney NSW 2006, Australia. Email:
     cmanning@mail.usyd.edu.au

3. 10-14 February '97

     AULLA XVIV: 29th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and
     Literature Association. Theme: Remaking the Tradition. Language and
     literature studies in the Age of Multimedia. Sydney, New South Wales,
     Australia
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 September '96
     Contact: Brian Taylor, Language Centre, The University of Sydney, NSW
     2006. Tel: +61 2 9351 2683; Fax: +61 9351 4724. Email:
     aulla@language.su.edu.au
     Web: http://www.arts.su.edu.au/Arts/departs/conf2/home.html

4. 18-21 February '97

     1st International Conference of the Spanish Society for Linguistic
     Historiography, Corunha, Galicia, Spain
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 October '97
     Contact: Comision Organizadora del I Congreso Internacional de la
     Sociedad Espanhola de Historiografia Linguistica, Universidade da
     Corunha, Campus de Elvinha s/n, 15071 A Corunha Espana. Tel: +34 9 81
     130457 ext 1850; Fax: +34 9 81 134 129. Email: gabipv@udc.es
     Web: http://www.udc.es/dep/lx/lxtleng.html

5. 20-22 February '97

     Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Irvine, California, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 October '96
     Contact: LSRL-27 Organising Committee, Dept of Linguistics, University
     of California, Irvine, Irvine CA 92697-5100. Tel: +1 714 824 7504.
     Email: lsrl@orion.oac.uci.edu

*6. 21-22 February '97

     International Symposium on Language Processing and Interpreting,
     Stockholm, Sweden
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 October '96
     Contact: Symposium Secretary, Dorothea Augustin, Dept. of Linguistics,
     Stockholm University, S-10691 Stockholm, Sweden. Fax: +46 8 15 53 89.
     Email: dorothee@ling.su.se

*7. 22-23 February '97

     21st Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium, Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 2 December '96
     Contact: The Penn Linguistics Colloquium Committee, Dept. of
     Linguistics, 619 Williams Hall, University of Pennsylvania,
     Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305. Email: plc21@babel.ling.upenn.edu

8. 26-28 February '97

     Annual Conference of the German Linguistics Society: The Lexicon.
     Dusseldorf, Germany
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June '96
     Contact: Martina Mangasser, Universitaet des Saarlandes, FR 8.1
     Germanistik, Postfach 15 11 50, D-66041 Saarbruecken, Germany. Tel: +49
     681 302 3333; Fax: +49 681 302 4371. Email: m.mangasser@rz.uni-sb.de

*9. 28 February-2 March '97

     West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics XVI, Seattle, Washington,
     USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 8 November '96
     Contact: WCCFL XVI Committee, Dept. of Linguistics, Box 354340,
     University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195, USA. Email:
     wccfl@u.washington.edu

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1. 6-8 March '97

     SCOLT: Southern Conference on Language Teaching with the South Carolina
     Foreign Language Teachers' Association, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
     USA
     Contact: Lee Bradley, Executive Director, Southern Conference on
     Language Teaching - SCOLT, Valdosta State University, Valdosta GA 31698
     USA. Tel: +1 912 333 7358; Fax: +1 912 333 7389. Email:
     lbradley@grits.valdosta.peachnet.edu

2. 7-9 March '97

     1997 Conference of the Texas Linguistic Society: The Syntax and
     Semantics of Predication, Austin, Texas, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 November '96
     Contact: TLS Abstract Committee, Calhoun 501, The University of Texas
     at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA. email: tls@uts.cc.utexas.edu ; Web:
     http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~tls/

3. 8-11 March '97

     American Association for Applied Linguistics, Orlando, Florida, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 16 August '96
     Contact: AAAL 1997 Program Committee, 7630 West 145th Street, Suite
     202, Apple Valley, MN 55125-7553, USA. Tel: +1 612 953 0805; Fax: +1
     612 891 1800.
     Web: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~aaal97

*4. 10-12 March '97

     Workshop: Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Munich, Germany
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December '96
     Contact: Anton Benz & Gerhard J"ager, Graduiertenkolleg "Sprache,
     Information, Logik", Centrum fuer Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung,
     University of Munich, Oettingenstr. 67, D-80853 Munich, Germany. Email:
     jaeger@cis.uni-muenchen.de
     Web: http://www.cis.uni-muenchen.de/sil/dialogwsh.html

5. 20-22 March '97

     Iconicity in Language and Literature - a Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 September '96
     Contact: Prof. Max Naenny, Englisches Seminar, Universitaet Zurich,
     Plattenstrasse 47, CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland. Tel: +41 1 257 3670;
     Fax: +41 1 262 1204. Email: naenny@es.zurich.ch OR Dr. Olga Fischer,
     Engles Seminarium, Universitaet van Amsterdam/HIL, Spuistraat 210, 1012
     VT Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tel: +31 20 525 3825; Fax: +31 20 525
     3052. Email: olga.fischer@let.uva.nl

*6. 20-22 March '97

     10th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, including a
     Special Session on Acquisition and Adult Performance, Los Angeles,
     California, USA
     Deadline for Submissions (spoken paper sessions): 1 November '96
     Deadline for Submissions (posters): 15 January '97
     Contact: Maryellen MacDonald, CUNY'97, Hedco Neuroscience Building,
     University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA 90089-2520 USA> Tax:
     +1 213 740 5687. Email: cuny97@gizmo.usc.edu
     Web: http://siva.usc.edu/~cuny97/

7. 21-23 March '97

     SALT-97: Semantics and Linguistic Theory, Stanford, California, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 22 November '96
     Contact: SALT-97 Committee, Dept of Linguistics, Building 460, Stanford
     University, Stanford CA 94305-2150. Tel: +1 415 723 4284. Email:
     salt7@csli.stanford.edu
     Web: http://www-csli.stanford.edu/Linguistics/kyle/saltsem

*8. 22-26 March '97

     Meeting of the Yuen Ren Society, in conjunction with the American
     Oriental Society, Miami, Florida, USA
     Deadline for abstracts: 31 November '96
     Contact: The Yuen Ren Society, David Prager Branner, Director, Dept. of
     Asian Languages and Literature, Box 353521, University of Washington,
     Seattle, WA 98195-3521. Fax: +1 206 685 4268. Please write The Yuen Ren
     Society, c/p BRANNER at the top. Email: yuenren@u.washington.edu ;
     Web: http://weber.u.washington.edu/~yuenren

9. 24-26 March '97

     XIX World Conference of the Federation des Professeurs de Langue
     Vivantes, Recife, Brazil
     Contact: Prof. Dr. Francisco Gomes de Matos, Departamento de Letras,
     Centro de Artes e Communicacao, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco,
     50740-530 Recife, PE, Brazil. Fax: +55 81 326 8670.
     Email:fiplv@npd.ufpe.br

*10. 24-26 March '97

     Cross-Languae Text and Speech Retrieval, AAAI Spring Symposium,
     Stanford, California, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 25 October '96
     Contact: Douglas W. Oard (Co-Chair), Tel: +1 301 405-7590; Fax: +1 301
     314 9145. Email: oard@glue.umd.edu
     Web: http://www.ee.umd.edu/medlab/filter/sss

*11. 25-26 March '97

     AAAI Spring Symposium on Natural Language Processing for the World Wide
     Web, Palo Alto, California, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 25 October '96
     Contact: Kavi Mahesh, Computing Research Laboratory, Box 30001 Dept.
     3CRL, Room 292B, New Science Hall, New Mexico State University, Las
     Cruces, NM 88003-0001, USA. Tel: +1 505 646 5861; Fax: +1 505 646 6218.
     Email: mahesh@crl.nmsu.edu Web:
     http://crl.nmsu.edu/users/mahesh/aaai-web-nlp-symposium.html

*12. 26-27 March '97

     International Conference on Strong and Weak languages in the European
     Union: Aspects of linguistic hegemonism, Thessaloniki, Greece
     Contact: Prof. A.-Ph. Christidis or Prof. Th. Pavlidou, Organising
     Committee, Centre for the Greek Language, 1 Karamaouna Street, Skra
     Square, GR-55132 Kalamaria Thessaloniki, Greece. Fax: +30 31 459 107.

13. 31 March - 3 April '97

     5th Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing, Washington, DC,
     USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 September '96
     Contact: Ralph Grishman, New York University; email:
     grishman@cs.nyu.edu ; Web:
     http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~acl

14. March '97 (final dates to be announced)

     Language Testing Research Colloquium, Orlando, Florida, USA
     Contact: Anthony Kunnan and Mary Spaan. Email: akunnan@calstatela.edu
     OR mcspaan@umich.edu
     Web: http://web.calstatela.edu/academic/tesol/ltrc97/call.htm

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1. 2-4 April '97

     17th International Conference on Computer Processing of Oriental
     Languages, Hong Kong
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 August '96
     Contact: Ms Claudia M.Y. Chui, ICCPOL'97 Secretariat, c/o Dept. of
     Computing Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. Tel: +852
     2339 7079; Fax: +852 2339 7892. email: iccpol@comp.hkbu.edu.hk
     Web: http://www.korea.ac.kr/ICCPOL97/

*2. 4-5 April '97

     NEMLA 97: Women in Russian Literature, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 8 October '96
     Contact: Anne Marie Basom, University of Northern Iowa, Dept of Modern
     Languages, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0504 USA. Tel: +1 319 273 2417; Fax:
     +1 319 273 2731. Email: ann.basom@uni.edu

*3. 4-5 April '97

     Tagging Texts with Lexical Semantics: Why, What, and How? Washington,
     D.C. USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 8 November '96
     Contact: Marc Light, SfS Computerlinguistik, Wilhelmstrasse 113,
     D-72074 Tuebingen Termany. Tel: +49 07071 Ext. 74279. Email:
     light@sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de
     Web: http://www.sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de/~light/semtag_ws.html

4. 4-6 April '97

     International Conference on Language Acquisition: Knowledge
     Representation and Processing GALA 1997. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
     Contact: GALA 97, HCRC, University of Edinburgh, 2 Buccleuch Place,
     Edinburgh EH8 9LW, Scotland. Email:gala97@ling.ed.ac.uk
     Web: http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/gala/

*5. 5-6 April '97

     9th Annual Lake Erie Teachers of Japanese Conference: Proficiency in
     Japanese Language Teaching - Current issues in theory and practice, Ann
     Arbor, Michigan, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 10 January '97
     Contact: Yuki Johnson, University of Michigan, Dept of Asian Languages
     and Cultures, 3070 Freize Bldg, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285. Tel: +1 313
     647 2091. Fax: +1 313 647 0157. Email: yukijohn@umich.edu

6. 9-12 April '97

     International Symposium on Bilingualism, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
     Deadline for Abstracts: 30 September '96
     Contact: Mrs Gillian Cavagan, ISB Administrator, Dept of Speech,
     University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1, 7RU, UK. Fax: +44 191 222 6518.
     Email: gillian.cavagan@ncl.ac.uk
     Web: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/walshaw.html

*7. 9-12 April '97

     Special session of the International Symposium on Bilingualism:
     Workshop on Transcribing, Encoding and Analysing Plurilingual Data,
     Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
     Contact: (for presentations:) Dr Melissa Moyer. Email: ilfi2@cc.uab.es
     . (For information:) Mrs Gillian Cavagan, ISB Administrator, Dept of
     Speech, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU UK. Fax: +44 191 222
     6518. Web: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/news/walshaw.html

*8. 10-12 April '97

     5th Annual Latin American Studies Symposium, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January '97
     Contact: Gama Perruci, Director, Latin American Studies Program,
     Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL 35254. Email: las@bsc.edu

*9. 17-19 April '97

     50th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, Kentucky,
     USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 22 November '97
     Contact: Anna Bosch, Dept. of English, 1215 Patterson Tower, University
     of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0027. Email: engbosch@ukcc.uky.edu

10. 25-27 April '97

     GLAC-3: Germanic Linguistics Conference. Los Angeles, California, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December '96
     Contact: GLAC3 Conference Committee, Dept. of Germanic Languages, 2326
     Murphy Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1539 USA. Email:
     glac3@humnet.ucla.edu

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*1. 2-4 May '97

     9th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, Victoria, British
     Columbia, Canada
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 November '97
     Contact: Dr Hua Lin, Chair NACCL-9 Organising Committee, Dept. of
     Linguistics, University of Victoria, PO Box 3045, Victoria, BC Canada
     V8W 3P4. Tel: +1 604 721 6643; Fax: +1 604 721 7423. Email:
     naccl97@uvvm.uvic.ca

*2. 7-9 May '97

     The Australian WWW Technical Conference (AW3TC), Brisbane, Queensland,
     Australia
     Contact: Cara Herington, DSTC P/L, Level 7, Gehrmann Labs, The
     University of Queensland, Qld 4072. Tel: +61 7 3365 4310; Fax: +61 3365
     4311. Email: aw3tc@dstc.edu.au
     Web: http://www.dstc.edu.au/aw3tc/

*3. 9-11 May '97

     Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition- GASLA '97,
     Montreal, Canada
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 January '97
     Contact: GASLA '97, Dept. of Linguistics, McGill University, 1001
     Sherbrooke West, Montreal, Que H3A1G5 Canada. Email:
     gasla@langs.lan.mcgill.ca

*4. 10-14 May '97

     FLAIRS-97: Special Track on Natural Language Processing, Daytona Beach,
     Florida, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 30 October '96
     Contact: Wlodek Zadrozny, IBM T.J. Watson Research Centre, PO Box 704,
     Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 USA. Tel: +1 914 784 7835. Email:
     wlodz@watson.ibm.com
     Web: http://www.cis.ufl.edu/~ddd/FLAIRS/

*5. 21-23 May '97

     ACROLT Symposium: Language assessment and policy across cultures,
     Kiriat Anavim, Israel
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 February '97
     Contact: ACROLT 1997 Symposium, c/- Language Policy Research Centre,
     Faculty of Humanities, Bar-Ilan University, 52 100 Ramat-Gan, Israel.
     Tel: +972 3 531 8125; Fax: +972 3 535 4072. Email:
     spolsb@ashur.cc.biu.ac.il
     Web: http://www.biu.ac.il/EN/lprc/acrolt.htm

6. 23-25 May '97

     Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language III: Cognition and
     Function in Language. Boulder, Colorado, USA
     Preliminary Announcement. Contact: Laura Michaelis; email:
     michaeli@spot.colorado.edu

*7. (Dates to be announced: end May to June '97)

     XII Symposium on psycholinguistics: Language Conscience and Image of
     the World, Moscow, Russia
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December '96
     Contact: Russia 103009 Moscow, Bolshoj Kislovskij per. 1/12, Sector of
     psycholinguistics and theory of communication. Tarasov E. Tel: +7 95
     290 1464; Fax: +7 95 290 0528. Email: nvu@iling.msk.su

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*1. 3-7 June '97

     Joint International Conference: Association for Computers and the
     Humanities, and Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing,
     Kingston, Ontario, Canada
     Deadlines for Abstracts: 20 November '96; Deadline for posters and
     software demonstrations: 8 January '97
     Contact: Greg Lessard and Michael Levison, Queen's University,
     Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6. Tel: (Greg) +1 613 545 2083; Fax: +1
     613 545 6522. (Michael) Tel: +1 613 545 6071; Fax: +1 613 545 6513.
     Email: (for papers) achallc97-papers@qucis.queensu.ca ; (for
     registration) achallc97-registration@qucis.queensu.ca ; (for bursaries)
     achallc97-bursaries@qucis.queensu.ca ; (local organisation)
     achallc97-localorg@qucis.queensu.ca .
     Web: http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/achallc97

2. 23 June - 1 August '97

     LSA Linguistic Institute: Languages in Linguistics, Cornell University,
     Ithaca, New York, USA
     Contact: Andrea Romeo-Hall, Media Department, Cornell University,
     School of Continuing and Summer Sessions, B20 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY
     15853-2801. Tel: +1 607 255 7420. Online Brochure:
     http://www.sce.cornell.edu/CUSS/LSA.html

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1. 7-11 July '97

     Workshop on the cultural history of North and Latin America at the
     International Congress of Americanists, Quito, Ecuador
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June '96
     Contact for the workshop: Joel Outtes, Oriel College, University of
     Oxford, Oxford OX1 4EW, UK. Fax: +44 1865 271 929. Email:
     outtes@vax.ox.ac.uk

*2. 11-13 July '97

     28th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Ithaca, New York, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 30 December '96
     Contact: ACAL 28, Dept. of Linguistics, 227 Morrill Hall, Cornell
     University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4701 USA. Fax: +1 607 255 2044. Email: via
     electronic mailing list. Send the following message to
     listproc@cornell.edu : subscribe acal28-l . Put nothing in
     the subject header. Or, email acal28info@sce.cornell.edu . Type help or
     index as our message. Web:
     http://www.arts.cornell.edu/linguistics/!acal28f/acala.htm

*3. 14-16 July '97

     1st International Workshop on Human-Computer Conversation, Bellagio,
     Italy
     Contact: Prof. Yorick Wilks, AI and NN Research Group, Dept. of
     Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 211 Portobello
     St, Sheffield S1 4DP UK. Tel: +44 114 282 5561; Fax: +44 114 278 0972.
     Email: yorick@dcs.shef.ac.uk
     Web: http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/People/Y.Wilks

4. 14-19 July '97

     2nd World Congress of African Linguistics, Leipzig, Germany
     Contact: World Congress of African Linguistics, Institut fuer
     Afrikanistik, Universitet Leipzig, Augustusplatz 9, D-04109 Leipzig,
     Germany. Tel: +49 341 973 7031; Fax: +49 341 973 7048.

5. 14 - 19 July '97

     5th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference -- ICLC'97, ,
     Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 November 1996.
     Contact: Gisela Redeker, ICLC'97, Faculteit der Letteren, Vrije
     Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1105, NL-1081 HV Amsterdam. Fax:
     +31-20-4446500. Email: iclc97@let.vu.nl
     Web: http://www.vu.nl/ICLC97/index.htm

*6. 17-19 July '97

     1997 AILASA Conference (Association of Iberian and Latin American
     Studies of Australasia): Contested Spaces: Spain, Portugal and the
     Americas, Auckland, New Zealand
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 March '97
     Contact: AILASA Conference, Co-ordinator for Latin American Studies,
     University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand. Tel:
     +64 9 373 7599, ext. 5263 or 6651; Fax: +64 9 373 7000. Email:
     m.omeagher@auckland.ac.nz

*7. 18-20 July '97

     13th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, Ithaca, New York, USA
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 January '97
     Contact: CGSW 13, c/o Milly Diesing, Dept. of Linguistics, Morrill
     Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA. Fax: +1 607 255 2044.
     Email: md20@cornell.edu

8. 20-25 July '97

     16th International Congress of Linguists, Paris, France
     Deadline for Abstracts: 1 October '96
     Contact: CIL16, Bernard Caron, CNRS LLACAN, 4 ter, route des Gardes -
     F-92190 Meudon, France. Tel: +33 1 45 07 50 21; Fax: +33 1 45 07 51 12.
     Email: cil16@cnrs-bellevue.fr

*9. 21-25 July '97

     24th Internatinal System Functional Congress, Toronto, Canada
     Deadline for Abstracts: 15 November '96
     Contact: ISFC97, Dept. of English, Glendon College, 2275 Bayview
     Avenue, Toronto ON, Canada, M4N 3M6. Email:
     isfc97@delphi.glendon.yorku.ca
     Web: http://www.dai.ed.ac.uk/staff/personal_pages/micko/systemics.html

*10. July or August '97 (dates to be announced)

     1st International Conference on Guan1hua4 (Mandarins' Language,
     Officials Language, or Common Language), Qingdao, China
     Deadline for abstracts: 1 December '96
     Contact: Mr Luo Futeng, Dept. of Chinese, Shandong University, 27
     Shanda South Rd, Jinan, Shangdong Province, People's Republic of China,
     Postal Code 250100. Tel: +86 531 890 3861 Ext. 3086; Fax: +86 531 890
     2167.

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1. 10-17 August '97

     XIII International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Duesseldorf,
     Germany
     Abstract Deadline: 1 October 1996
     Contact: Deiter Stein, Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Dusseldorf,
     Anglistik III, Universitaetsstr. 1, D-40225 Duesseldorf, Germany. Tel:
     +49 211 811 2936; Fax: +49 211 811 3026.
     Email:ICHL1997@phil-fak.uni-duesseldorf.de

2. 11-22 August '97

     European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information,
     Aix-en-Provence, France
     Deadline for proposals: 13 May 1996
     Contact: (further details will be forthcoming, in the meantime email:)
     Bill Keller, (Chair),billk@cogs.susx.ac.uk

3. 17-23 August '97

     XVI Conference of Scandinavian Slavists, Helsinki, Finland
     Contact: Nordiska Slavismotet, Ben Hellman, Institionen for slavistik
     och baltologi, PF4, FIN-00014 Helsingfors Universitet, Finland. Fax: +
     358 0 1912 2974. Email: ben.hellman@helsinki.fi

4. 25-28 August '97

     2nd International Cognitive Technology Conference, CT'97: Humanising
     the Information Age, Aizu, Japan
     Contact: Web: http://www.u-aizu.ac.jp/news/news.html

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*1. 10-13 September '97

     The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas, Luton, UK
     Contact: Dr Andrew R. Linn, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Luton,
     75 Castle St, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 3AJ. Tel: +44 1582 489023; Fax:
     +44 1582 489 014. Email: andrew.linn@luton.ac.uk

2. 11-13 September '97

     EUROCALL 97, Dublin Ireland
     Contact: CTI Centre for Modern Languages, University of Hull, Hull HU6
     7RX, UK. Tel: +44 1482 466 373; fax: +44 1482 473 816. Email:
     eurocall@hull.ac.uk

3. 11-14 September '97

     2nd International Conference of the Association for Linguistic Topology
     (ALT), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
     Contact: Johan van der Auwera, University of Antwerp (UIA),
     Linguistics, B-2610 Wilrijk, Belgium. Email: auwera@uia.ua.ac.be
     Web: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/alt

*4. 19-20 September '97

     First Mediterranean Meeting of Morphology, Isle of Lesvos, Greece
     Deadline for Abstracts: 20 November '96
     Contact: Angela Ralli, Dept of French, School of Philosophy, University
     of Athens, Panepistimiopoli Ilissia, 15784 Athens, Greece. Fax: +30 1
     724 8979. Email: aralli@atlas.uoa.gr

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*.1 6-9 October '97

     8th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA'97),
     Coimbra, Portugal
     Deadline for Proposals: 9 December '96
     Contact: EPIA'97, Workshops, Dep. Eng. Informatica, Universidade de
     Coimbra - Polo II, Pinhal de Marrocos, 3030 Coimbra, Portugal. Tel:
     +351 39 700 0004; Fax: +351 39 701 266. Email: epia97-ws@dei.uc.pt
     Web: http://alma.uc.pt:80/~epia97

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July 1998

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1. 13-17 July '98

     WORLDCALL, Melbourne Australia
     Contact: June Gassin, Horwood Language Centre, The University of
     Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3052 Australia. Email:
     june_gassin@muwayf.unimelb.edu.au

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*1. 21-25 August '97 (provisional)

     10th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics,
     Manchester, UK
     Contact: David Denison, Dept. of English and American Studies,
     University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. Tel: +44 161 275
     3154; Fax: +44 161 275 3256. Email: 10icehl@man.ac.uk
     Web: http://www.art.man.ac.uk/english/10icehl.htm