Date: Tue, 21 Nov 1995 21:19:45 -0500 From: GURT[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GUVAX.BITNET Subject: GURT'96 ====================CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT==================== Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 1996 Linguistics, language acquisition, and language variation: Current trends and future prospects March 14 - March 16, 1996 --------------------------------------------------------------- This is a brief version intended to keep list messages short. To see the full program, visit this www-site: >> ...or contact the GURT staff at the address given below. --------------------------------------------------------------- Thursday, March 14, 1996 Opening remarks James E. Alatis, Chair, Georgetown University Round Table 1996 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 INVITED SPEAKERS: 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, Germany 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, Ontario 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 END OF FILE=========================================================