Date: Sat, 27 Jan 1996 01:31:55 -0500 From: GURT[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GUVAX.BITNET Subject: GURT96: REMINDER 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. ====================CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT==================== Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1996 Linguistics, language acquisition, and language variation: Current trends and future prospects March 14 - March 16, 1996 --------------------------------------------------------------- This is a brief version intended to keep list messages short. To see the full program, visit this www-site: >> ...or contact the GURT staff at the address given below. --------------------------------------------------------------- Thursday, March 14, 1996 Opening remarks James E. Alatis, Chair, Georgetown University Round Table 1996 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 INVITED SPEAKERS: 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, Germany 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, Ontario 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 conference. Please print clearly: FIRST NAME__________________________________________________ LAST NAME___________________________________________________ PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION (e.g. university, place of work) ____________________________________________________________ MAILING ADDRESS_____________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ CITY_____________________________STATE/PROV.________________ ZIP______________COUNTRY____________________________________ TELEPHONE ________________________ FAX ________________________ E-MAIL ________________________________________________ Please check here________ if you plan to attend opening-night plenary session and reception, Thursday, March 14. Please mark with (X) categories which apply: 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). NON-GEORGETOWN RATES PREREGISTRATION On-site (after (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 TOTAL ------------------------------------------------ Discounted rates (include Thursday opening plenary/reception, Friday, and Saturday) Senior citizens* ______ $ 40.00 ______ $ 50.00 Students* ______ $ 40.00 ______ $ 50.00 Tutorial ______ $ 40.00 ______ $ 50.00 *with copy of I.D. Group rates available for groups of five or more by FEBRUARY 9 only (no on-site group registration). Please contact Conference Coordinator to make arrangements. GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PREREGISTRATION RATE (no later than FEBRUARY 9, 1996) Students (all fees except tutorial waived if volunteering) ______ $ 20.00 ______ $ 30.00 Faculty and staff ______ $ 25.00 ______ $ 35.00 Tutorial ______ $ 30.00 ______ $ 40.00 ------------------------------------------ TOTAL ENCLOSED $ ================================================================== For more information, please contact Carolyn A. Straehle, Coordinator * GURT 1996 * Georgetown University International Language Programs and Research * 306-U Intercultural Center * Washington, DC 20057-1045 e-mail: gurt[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet or gurt[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] * voice: 202/687-5726 * fax: 202/687-0699