Date: Sat, 12 Nov 1994 12:13:54 -0500 From: Shari Kendall Subject: Discourse conference final call updated 11/12/94 FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS Abstract and Colloquium Proposal Deadline: November 18, 1994 ********** The Georgetown Linguistics Society presents GLS 1995 DEVELOPMENTS IN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ********** February 17-19, 1995 Georgetown University, Washington D.C. **PLENARY SPEAKERS** FREDERICK ERICKSON Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania CHARLES GOODWIN Department of Anthropology University of South Carolina HEIDI HAMILTON Department of Linguistics Georgetown University DEBORAH SCHIFFRIN Department of Linguistics Georgetown University ROGER SHUY Department of Linguistics Georgetown University DEBORAH TANNEN Department of Linguistics Georgetown University GLS 1995, DEVELOPMENTS IN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, is an interdisciplinary conference featuring presentations and colloquia focusing on all aspects of discourse analysis. Topics range from discourse analytic theory to the use of discourse analysis as a tool in other disciplines. Any research that focuses on language data at the discourse level is appropriate, including, but not limited to, work in cognitive science, conversational analysis, communication studies, critical discourse analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, rhetoric, psychology, sociology, and text linguistics. The deadline for abstracts and colloquium proposals is November 18, 1994. The conference will begin late morning Friday and end late afternoon on Sunday. A reception will be held Saturday evening. SUBMITTING AN ABSTRACT: Individual presentation of papers will be 20 minutes long with 10 additional minutes for discussion. Please send three copies of a 250-word double-spaced abstract. On a separate sheet, provide your name, paper title, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone number, and institutional affiliation. In addition, please submit a 100-word typed, single-spaced summary for the conference program, headed by your name, affiliation, and paper title. SUBMITTING A COLLOQUIUM PROPOSAL: The GLS invites proposals for two-hour colloquia. Please submit all abstracts for presentation in a colloquium together, accompanied by a cover letter which explains how the individual presentations relate to one another and to the themes of the colloquium and the conference. The cover letter should provide the organizer's name, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone number, and institutional affiliation. In addition, the organizer should include a 100-word description of the entire colloquium for the conference program. ACCOMMODATIONS *on the Georgetown University campus* Georgetown University Conference Center 202-687-3200, 1-800-446-9476 $109 single, $124 double (up to four occupants) Make reservations as soon as possible. *Georgetown area* Georgetown Dutch Inn 202-337-0900, 1-800-388-2410 1075 Thomas Jefferson, N.W. (off of M St.). 10 minute walk to GU. $100 one bedroom suites. (1 queen or 2 twins and pull-out bed) Make reservations by February 6. Holiday Inn 202-338-4600, 1-800-holiday 2101 Wisconsin Ave., N.W. Buses run down Wisconsin. Get off at O St and walk 5 blocks to GU. $79 single, $92 double, triple, quadruple. Make reservations by January 6. *Rosslyn area of Virginia* (just across Potomac from GU) Key Bridge Marriot 703-524-6400, 1-800-642-3234 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington VA. Walk (about 30 minutes) or taxi across bridge to GU. $89 single, double, triple, quadruple. Make reservations by January 26. *Dupont Circle area in Washington* Davis House, 202-232-3196 1822 R St., N.W. 2 long blocks to G2 bus. $30/person shared rooms, $35/person single room (Price includes tax. Coffee and tea is served) Radisson, Barcelo 202-293-3100, 1-800-333-3333 (toll free number available after reservation) 2121 P. St., N.W. 1 block to G2 bus. $89 single, double, $104 triple, $119 quadruple *Foggy Bottom area of Washington* Inn at Foggy Bottom, 202-337-6620 824 New Hampshire Ave., N.W. Walk to D buses. 35 minute walk to campus. $79 single and double, $99 triple and quadruple (Includes continental breakfast) *Downtown Washington* Washington International Youth Hostel 202-737-2333 1009 11th St., N.W. 2 blocks to D buses. $20.00 (Linens available for $2, $5 deposit) *Van Ness area of Washington* Days Inn, 202-244-5600, 1-800-952-3060 4400 Connecticut Avenue. 1 block to Van Ness metro. Take to Dupont Circle. $69 flat rate. Make reservations before January 16. *Bed and Breakfast Locations* Bed and Breakfast Accommodations, Ltd. 202-328-3510, fax: 202-332-3885 P.O. Box 12011, Washington, DC 20005 Prices vary according to location. TRANSPORTATION *Getting to Georgetown University from hotels* GU is located at 37th and O Streets, N.W. *. . . by bus* (202-637-7000) The buses that serve GU are the G2, D2, D4, D6, and D8 buses. The G2 bus arrives at the main gate of GU. The D4 and D8 buses arrive on the north side of campus at Reservoir and 38th. The D2, D4, D6, and D8 buses arrive at 35th and Q Sts. (3 blocks to GU). *. . . by metro* (202-637-7000) The metro stations nearest GU are Dupont Circle, Rosslyn, and Foggy Bottom. To get to GU from Dupont Circle: 30 minute walk west on P St. G2 bus at 20th & P. D4 and D8 at 2nd & P Sts. Taxi is about $3.20. From Rosslyn: 25 minute walk across Key Bridge. (No buses to GU). From Foggy Bottom: 35 minute walk. D buses. *Transportation from area airports* National Airport is on the metro line. There is no metro station near Dulles Airport or BWI. The Washington Flyer Express Bus (703-685-1400) serves National ($8) and Dulles ($16), leaving every 20-30 minutes non-stop to 1517 K Street, N.W., one block from the McPherson Square metro station at 15th & I Sts. The Washington Flyer shuttle bus runs every 20-30 minutes from Dulles Airport to the Falls Church metro station ($8). A taxi from National Airport to Georgetown University costs $9.70, from Dulles, about $40- $45. From BWI, take the Airport Connection bus (301-441- 2345) to downtown Washington ($14) or the MARC train (800-325-7245) ($4) or Amtrak (800-872-7245) ($10) to Union Station, which is on the metro line. The MARC train does not run on weekends. *Getting to GU ... by train* Union Station is on the metro line. A taxi to GU costs about $5.50. *... by bus* The Greyhound Bus Terminal is located at 1st and L Streets, N.E., 4 blocks from the Union Station metro station. *... by car* From the Capitol Beltway (I-495, which encircles Washington), the least complicated route is to take the Wisconsin Avenue exit (in the N.W. section of the loop) and to follow Wisconsin down to the heart of Georgetown. PARKING AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Parking in Georgetown neighborhoods is difficult, but there is free parking on weekends in Lot 3 in the southwest corner of campus, which can be entered off of Prospect Street or Canal Road. On Friday, parking in this lot is $11 for the day, although we are trying to negotiate a rate for the conference. Mention the Georgetown Linguistics Society Conference to the parking attendant. TWO GEORGETOWN CONFERENCES: GLS 1995 and GURT 1995 GLS 1995, Developments in Discourse Analysis, is sponsored, in part, by the Georgetown University School of Languages and Linguistics and the Georgetown University Graduate Student Organization. The School of Languages and Linguistics also sponsors the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT). GURT 1995 will be held March 6 to 11, 1995 on the topic, Linguistics and the Education of Second Language Teachers: Ethnolinguistic, Psycholinguistic and Sociolinguistic Aspects. For further information about GURT 1995, please contact Carolyn A. Straehle, Coordinator, School of Languages and Linguistics, 303 Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057- 1067; (e-mail) gurt[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet or gurt[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.; (voice) 202-687-5726. HOW TO CONTACT GLS 1995 Registrations and requests for information about GLS 1995, Developments in Discourse Analysis, may be addressed to the Georgetown Linguistics Society: GLS 1995 Georgetown University Department of Linguistics 479 Intercultural Center Washington, D.C. 20057-1068 internet: gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] bitnet: gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet voice: 202-687-6166 Regularly updated information about GLS 1995 is also available through the World-Wide Web Georgetown Linguistics Home Page: ____________________________________________________ PRE-REGISTRATION FORM FOR **GLS 1995** (Please provide your name and affiliation as you wish them to appear on your badge.) Name: Affiliation: Mailing address: E-mail address: Phone number: Registration Fee. Please remit the appropriate registration fee in the form of a check or money order made payable to "Georgetown University": Student Non-Student Preregistration (through Feb. 10) $20.00 $30.00 On-site registration $30.00 $40.00 Other Needs: If you have any special requirements other than those listed below, please inform the GLS no later than January 15, 1995 so that appropriate arrangements may be made. Do you require American Sign Language interpretation? Do you want crash space? (Space is limited. Priority will be given to students on a first-come basis.) Do you want to be added to a room-sharing distribution list? ______________________________________________________ PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AS WIDELY AS POSSIBLE. THANK YOU.