Date: Mon, 1 May 1995 07:26:05 -0600 From: "Garland D. Bills" Subject: LASSO Call for Papers Call for Papers LASSO XXIV 24th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest October 6-8, 1995 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, New Mexico Invited Speaker: George Lakoff, University of California, Berkeley Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be considered. Submissions for the 1995 Las Cruces meeting are particularly encouraged in the areas of "Language maintenance and shift" and "Language and computers." Papers by graduate students are especially solicited and will 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, 1995.** Notification of acceptance of papers will be sent out by August 1, 1995. 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, and mailing address (and e-mail address if you have one). It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to: 74563.641[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] In the absence of e-mail, or if your abstract contains any special symbols, send one hard copy of the abstract (or diskette labeled for operating system and word processing program) to: Carolyn Hartnett 2027 Bay St. Texas City, TX 77590 Tel. (409) 948-1446 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 e-mail: gbills[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]