Date: Fri, 2 Feb 1996 14:39:30 GMT0BST From: Gillian Cavagan Subject: Conference INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BILINGUALISM at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK 10-12 April 1997 fostering new interdisciplinary links KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Peter Auer (Hamburg) Pieter Muysken (Amsterdam) Michel Paradis (Montreal) Shana Poplack (Ottawa) CALL FOR PAPERS Submissions are invited, for oral or poster presentations, on any aspect of bilingualism. Papers which are based on empirical research and which seek to forge new links between established fields (e.g. linguistics, sociology, psychology, neurology, education, speech & language pathology) or to develop new sub-fields are particularly welcome. All submissions will be peer-reviewed, anonymously, by members of the organising committee and selected on the grounds of originality, clarity, significance of findings and conclusions, and contributions to under-developed and/or new interdisciplinary areas of bilingualism. The deadline for submissions is 30 September 1996. Notices of acceptance will be sent out in November, together with full conference programme, travel details and tourist information. HOW TO SUBMIT Each submission should include: - a cover sheet containing (i) the author(s) name(s); (ii) address (including telephone number, e-mail and fax, if available); (iii) affiliation; (iv) the title of the presentation; (v) the category of the submission (20 minutes oral presentation at parallel session or poster presentation); and (vi) equipments required for presentation. -Four camera-ready copies of a one-page abstract. Only hard-copies are considered. ABSTRACTS SHOULD BE SENT TO: Gillian Cavagan for the Organising Committee, ISB Department of Speech King George VI Building University of Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU GB Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 7385 Fax: +44 (0)191 222 6518 E-Mail: Gillian.Cavagan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE Jim Ackers, Karen Corrigan, Barbara Dodd, Li Wei (Co-Chair), Nick Miller (Co-Chair), Lesley Milroy, Philip Shaw, David Westgate.