Date: Thu, 12 Oct 1995 09:25:49 -0400
From: Allan Metcalf AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: New Newsletter of the ADS
Yes, ADS members - the September issue of our Newsletter is at last going
into the s-mail, first class as usual; look for it later this week or early
next. (And slightly longer outside the US.)
Some issues of NADS (yes, that's the acronym; chuckle if you will) are chock
with wit and wisdom. This one is not; instead, it's filled fore to aft with
facts about impending deadlines and meetings, and about our membership - it
has the annual list of the 500 odd of us, this time with e-mail as well as
There is the detailed program, with abstracts, for our Chicago meeting in
December, including the special session on endangered dialects; likewise
program and abstracts for our special session "Spanish and English in Contact
in the Border States" at LSA in San Diego in January, and the four regional
Also there are calls for papers for next summer's Methods conference in
Wales, and the International Linguistic Association in New York City in
And other news.
Now if you're not an ADS member, you won't get a copy - unless you send me
your s-mail address for a sample, and a membership invitation. Joining ADS
gives you also our journal American Speech and our annual monograph PADS.
What an opportunity! And only $30 a year. Or $15 for student membership. Or
$600 for a lifetime.
- Allan Metcalf, ADS Executive Secretary AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]aol.com
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650