Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 20:22:37 -0600
From: Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UIUC.EDU
Subject: Re: LSA Institute, Summer 99

The LSA is holding its annual institute for the summer of 1999 at the U of
Illinois in Urbana. The last time it was here, in 1977, I chaired the ADS
summer session, and I think about 5 people showed up, though I maybe
overestimating. The institute lineup looks pretty attractive. Labov, Wang,
Wolfram(I think), lots of others. Publicity hasn't gone out yet, because
things are still in the planning stages. I'll be here, doing a course
(probably some version of literacy and technology). If enough people are
interested, maybe we should try for another session, something to beat our
1977 record. As the LSA says, it will be the last time this century to try.
Of course, for those of us waiting for 2001 . . . .

Anyway, Allan and others, think about the possibilities and let me know if
you need a local liaison.


Dennis Baron, Acting Head debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]
Department of English phone: 217-333-2390
University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321
608 South Wright Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801