Date: Tue, 2 Jul 1996 17:14:07 -0500

From: Cukor-Avila Patricia pcavila[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]JOVE.ACS.UNT.EDU

Subject: Call for Papers - NWAVE 25 in Las Vegas

NWAVE will celebrate its Silver Anniversary in the Silver State. The

Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas will be the site of NWAVE 25, October 17-20, which

will include its usual fare of papers, plenary sessions, and workshops.

Tentative plenary speakers include Jean Aitchison, Allan Bell, and

William Labov. There will be workshops on probability theory, computer

mapping, fiels methods, and statistics.


Send a one page abstract by July 12, 1996. All abstracts will be

refereed anonymously, so don't put your name on the abstract. Inlcude

your name, affiliation, mailing address, email address, and title on a

separate sheet of paper. You can send abstracts in any of the following


Mail: Dr. Jan Tillery

NWAVE Coordinator

UNLV College of Liberal Arts

4505 Maryland Parkway

Box 455001

Las Vegas, NV 89154-5001

FAX: Dr. Jan Tillery

NWAVE Coordinator

(702) 895-4097



The Sahara Hotel, one of the best-known hotel/casinos in Las Vegas, has

reserved a block of rooms for NWAVE participants. All NWAVE sessions and

activities will be at the Sahara. Rooms are $85 a night single/double

occupancy October 18-19 and $42 October 17. The Sahara offers a wide

range of dining options at very reasonable prices, has a very nice pool,

and is in easy walking distance of many of the other casinos on the

strip. If you want to come a few days early to vacation a bit, the

Sahara has agreed to provide the $42 rate for October 13-16 as well.

Reservation information can be obtained from any of the addresses listed

above. The phone number for the Sahara is (702) 737-2111. Room

reservations must be made by September 13, 1996 to obtain the conference



Early registration (by September 16, 1996) is $55 for non-students, $35

for students. On-site registration is $65 for non-students, $45 for

students. Workshops are $25 each.

Please send checks, made out to NWAVE 25, to the address above. A

subscription to Language Variation and Change is included in the