Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 18:56:40 -0500

From: Susan-Marie Harrington sharrin[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IUPUI.EDU

Subject: Re: Query: ADS session in Chicago

12:30-2:00, in the Washington Room at the Ramada Congress Hotel:

"Where is the Midwestern Dialect Spoken?" by Donald M. Oance, Univ. of


"Factors Influencing the Adoption of Language Change," by Matthew Gordon,

Purdue University/Calumet

"Linguistic Individuation and Confomaity Among Suburban Chicago

Adolescents," by Lisa Ann Lane, University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, and

David Durian, Northern Illinois University

Discussant: Beth Lee Simon, Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort