Date: Mon, 3 Jun 1996 12:58:46 -0600

From: "Garland D. Bills" gbills[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UNM.EDU

Subject: LASSO Last Call



25th Annual Meeting of the

Linguistic Association of the Southwest

October 11-13, 1996

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Invited Speaker: Barbara Johnstone (Texas A&M University)

"Profiles of Texas Speech: Discourse Issues"

Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be

considered. Submissions for the 1995 meeting in Baton Rouge are

particularly encouraged in the areas of discourse analysis,

languages and variation in Louisana, and Mayan linguistics.

Papers by graduate students are especially solicited and may be

considered for the Helmut Esau Prize, a $250 cash award made

annually by LASSO.

Presentation time for papers will be limited to twenty

minutes plus ten minutes for discussion.

**The DEADLINE for receipt of abstracts is June 15, 1996.**

Notification of acceptance of papers will be sent out by August

1, 1996.

Only one abstract as single author and a second as co-author

will be accepted from any individual.

Abstracts must be no longer than one page ( c. 250 words)

and should summarize the main points of the paper and explain

relevant aspects of the data, methodology, and argumentation

employed; abstracts of accepted papers will be published exactly

as received in a booklet for distribution at the meeting. At the

beginning of your abstract place the paper title, and at the end

of the abstract (or on a separate page) repeat the title along

with your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number,

and e-mail address.

It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to:


In the absence of e-mail, or if your abstract contains any

special symbols, send one hard copy of the abstract (preferably

with a diskette, labeled for operating system and word processing

program) to:

Mary Jane Hurst

Department of English

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX 79409-3091

Tel. (806) 742-2501

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Presentation of papers at the LASSO annual meetings is a

privilege of membership in LASSO; 1995 dues must be paid by June

15 in order for your abstract to be considered. Annual membership

dues for individuals are US$15.00 (or US$7.50 for students,

retired persons, and those not employed). To pay dues or for

additional information, contact:

Garland D. Bills

Executive Director, LASSO

Department of Linguistics

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196 USA

Tel. (505) 277-7416

Fax (505) 277-6355

E-mail: gbills[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]