Date: Mon, 24 Jan 1994 21:56:59 EST
From: Allan Metcalf aallan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Tamony lecture April 21
Randy Roberts may have announced this, but just in
case, here is an item from the forthcoming ADS
John Baugh, ADS president and professor of education, linguistics and
anthropology at Stanford, will present the ninth annual Peter Tamony Memorial
Lecture on American Language at the University
of Missouri, Columbia at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, April 21.
"The Evolution of African Ameri
can English and Its Educational Consequences" will be his topic.
The talk will be held, as always, in Ellis Library, home of the vast
files on slang and colloquialisms collected by Tamony in San Francisco during
his long life. The collection will be on display at the reception that
follows the talk.
For further information phone Nancy Lankford or Randy Roberts at (314)
882-6028 or write Western Historical Manuscript Collection, 23 Ellis Library,
Univ. of Missouri, Columbia MO 65201.
NOTE: Apologies for the erratic spaces that seem
to continue to appear in my messages. I am using the
America Online m
ail sending system & haven't yet
figured out how to avoid the spaces. Short lines don't
seem to help. - Allan