Thursday, March 14, 1996

Opening remarks

James E. Alatis, Chair, Georgetown University Round Table


Dedication of Conference to Earl Stevick, Independent Researcher

Plenary Address

David Crystal, University of Wales, Bangor

"Playing with linguistic problems from Orwell to Plato and

back again"


Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, 1996


Donna Lardiere and Andrea Tyler, Georgetown University

Anna Uhl Chamot, The George Washington University

Donna Christian, Center for Applied Linguistics

Mary Ann Christison, Snow College

Reinhold Freudenstein, IFS der Philipps-Universitaet, Marburg/Lahn,


Braj Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Yamuna Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California

Michael Breen, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Ronald P. Leow, Georgetown University

Joan Morley, University of Michigan

Peter Patrick, Georgetown University

Theodore Rodgers, University of Hawaii and Bilkent University,

Ankara, Turkey

Renzo Titone, University of Rome, Italy and University of Toronto,


Walt Wolfram and Gail Hamilton, North Carolina State University

and Ocracoke School, North Carolina


Tutorial with Stephen Krashen, School of Education, University of

Southern California

This workshop will cover, and attempt to integrate, material

presented at Krashen's GURT presentations since 1989. It will

review evidence for and against the input hypothesis, the reading

hypothesis, applications of the input hypothesis to beginning

and intermediate language and literacy development, the role of

light reading, and applications to bilingual education.


Registration form. Please send a printout of this form and

your check or money order (payable to GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY; no

credit cards) to: Carolyn A. Straehle, Coordinator, GURT 1996,

International Language Programs and Research, 306-U Intercultural

Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1045, U.S.A.

PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE: (postmarked no later than) FEBRUARY 9,

1996. After this date, on-site fees apply. A 10% handling fee

will be charged for refunds.

Badges and registration material are not mailed, but will be

available the days of the conference at the registration site in

Intercultural Center. Registration desk open from 8:45 a.m. during the


Please print clearly:

FIRST NAME__________________________________________________

LAST NAME___________________________________________________

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION (e.g. university, place of work)


MAILING ADDRESS_____________________________________________




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Please check here________ if you plan to attend opening-night

plenary session and reception, Thursday, March 14.

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Please note that the TUTORIAL conducted by Stephen Krashen is NOT

included with the full conference, daily, or other rates listed

below; there is an additional $40 fee to attend the tutorial

($50.00 after February 9).



(no later than FEBRUARY 9,

FEBRUARY 9, 1996) 1996)

Full Conference

(includes Thursday opening

plenary/reception, Friday,

Saturday) ______ $ 100.00 ______ $ 125.00

Opening plenary/reception only ______ $ 40.00 ______ $ 50.00

Friday only ______ $ 40.00 ______ $ 50.00

Saturday only ______ $ 40.00 ______ $ 50.00

Tutorial ______ $ 40.00 ______ $ 50.00