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, Cambridge University Press

"Playing with linguistic problems from Orwell to Plato and

back again"


Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, 1996


Michael Breen, Edith Cowan University, Australia

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

Donna Lardiere and Andrea Tyler, Georgetown University

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.


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

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