Date: Thu, 17 Feb 1994 20:24:22 -0500 From: GURT[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GUVAX.BITNET Subject: GURT 1994 Program PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1994 March 13-16, 1994 Educational Linguistics, Cross-Cultural Communication, and Global Interdependence Sunday, March 13, 1994 Plenary Session - Gaston Hall Opening Remarks: James E. Alatis, Chair Dean, School of Languages and Linguistics The Speaking Tree: A Medium of Plural Canons Braj Kachru, University of Illinois Beyond a Culture of Critique: The Framing and Reframing of Academic Discourse Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University Monday, March 14, 1994 Morning Concurrent Sessions (additional speakers to be announced) Gaston Hall Teaching Learning Strategies and Cross-Culturalism in the Language Classroom Rebecca Oxford, University of Alabama Towards an Action-Oriented Syllabus Zhuang Gen-Yuan, Hangzhou University (China) ICC Auditorium The Use of Language Testing for Power and Control Elana Shohamy, Tel Aviv University Plenary Session - Gaston Hall Beginnings of Language Testing as a Profession Bernard Spolsky, Bar-Ilan University Afternoon Concurrent Sessions Gaston Hall: Political Implications Language Choices for West Africa in the Global Village Jerry Cline-Bailey, Xavier University (Cincinnati) Politics, Language Policy, and Textbook Construction: A Case Study Joan Morley, University of Michigan Retooling for Communication: Hungary Reorients its FL Teaching Katalin Nyikos, Georgetown University ICC Auditorium: Pragmatics Politeness Across Cultures: Implications for Second-Language Teaching Ayo Bamgbose, University of Ibadan (Nigeria) What Do "Yes" and "No" Really Mean in Chinese? Yu-Hwei Lii-Shih, National Taiwan University Culture, Discourse, and Choice of Structure Ren Shaozeng, Hangzhou University (China) Plenary Session - Gaston Hall Teaching Global Interdependence as a Subversive Activity Douglas Brown, San Francisco State University Tuesday, March 15, 1994 Morning Concurrent Sessions (additional speakers to be announced) ICC Auditorium: Computers Locating Contingency in E-Mail Celeste Kinginger, University of Maryland Computer-Based Classrooms for Language Teaching Stephanie J. Stauffer, Georgetown University Plenary Session - Gaston Hall Organized Babel: English as a Global Lingua Franca Tom McArthur, Oxford University Afternoon Concurrent Sessions Gaston Hall: Native Speakers The Fiction of the Native Speaker in L2 Research Eyamba G. Bokamba, University of Illinois Cross-Cultural Communication and Comparative Terminology Faina Citkina, Uzhgorod State University (Ukraine) French Native-Speaker Use of the Subjunctive in Speech and Writing Nadine O'Connor Di Vito, University of Chicago ICC Auditorium: Language Education Educational Linguistics and the Knowledge Base of Second-Language Teaching Donald Freeman, School for International Training Educational Linguistics: Field and Project Leo van Lier, Monterey Institute of International Studies The Language Educator at Work Teresa Pica, University of Pennsylvania Plenary Session - Gaston Hall The Pleasure Hypothesis Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California Wednesday, March 16, 1994 Morning Concurrent Sessions (additional speakers to be announced) Gaston Hall: Curriculum A Model for Learning-Strategy Instruction in the Foreign-Language Classroom Anna Uhl Chamot, Georgetown University Educational Linguistics and Coherent Curriculum Development: The Crucial Link Ronald Leow, Georgetown University ICC Auditorium: Bilingualism An Alternative to Mainstream Educational Discourse: Expecting, Tolerating, Respecting, and Celebrating Diversity Rebecca Freeman, University of Pennsylvania Educational Linguistics: Looking to the East Anne Pakir, National University of Singapore Plenary Session - Gaston Hall Sources of Language Teachers' Instructional Decisions Jack C. Richards, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong Closing Remarks: James E. Alatis, Chair Dean, School of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Registration form. Please send this form and your check (payable to Georgetown University) to: Joan C. Cook, Coordinator, GURT 1994, School of Languages and Linguistics, 303 Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057-1067, USA. Registration forms must be postmarked no later than February 21, 1994. After the deadline, add $10.00 to the fee. So that the University may provide reasonable accommodations, we ask that you notify the GURT 1994 Coordinator of any disability as soon as possible. Because of the need to schedule sign language interpreters in advance, please request interpreters no later than February 28. Any information you provide will be treated confidentially. 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