Date: Wed, 20 Apr 1994 12:23:00 MST


Subject: Call for papers: LASSO

Call for Papers


23rd Annual Meeting of the

Linguistic Association of the Southwest

October 21-23, 1994

Houston, Texas

Invited Speaker: Ian Hancock, University of Texas-Austin

Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be considered.

Submissions are particularly encouraged in the areas of the theme of the 1994

meeting: "Minority Languages and Contact Varieties". Papers by graduate

students are especially solicited and will be considered for the Helmut Esau

Prize, a $250 cash award made annually by LASSO. Presentation time will be

limited to twenty minutes plus ten minutes for discussion.

*The deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 15, 1994.* Abstracts must be no

longer than one page (approximately 250 words) and should summarize the main

points of the paper and explain relevant aspects of the data, methodology, and

argumentation employed; abstracts of accepted papers will be published exactly

as received in a booklet for distribution at the meeting. At the beginning of

your abstract place the paper title, and at the end of the abstract (or on a

separate page) repeat the title along with your name, affiliation, and mailing

address (and e-mail address if you have one).

It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to:


In the absence of e-mail, or if your abstract contains any special symbols,

send one hard copy (or diskette) of the abstract to:

George Huttar

S. I. L.

7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd.

Dallas, TX 75236

Presentation of papers at the LASSO annual meetings is a privilege of

membership in LASSO. Annual membership dues for individuals are US$15.00 (or

US$7.50 for students, retired persons, and those not employed), which includes

a year's subscription to the *Southwest Journal of Linguistics*. To pay dues

or for additional information, contact:

Garland D. Bills

Executive Director, LASSO

Department of Linguistics

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196

e-mail: gbills[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]