Sponsored by the University of North Texas Department
and the GSEA
7-8 February 1997
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Denton, Texas
Mark Turner, University of Maryland
Author of Death is the Mother of Beauty (1987), Reading Minds (1991), and The Literary Mind (forthcoming)
George Lakoff, University of California, Berkeley
Author of Metaphors We Live By (with Mark Johnson, 1980), Women, Fire and Dangerous Things (1987) and Moral Politics (1996).
SPECIAL FEATURE: "Languaging" with Lakoff and Turner, co-authors of More than Cool Reason (1989). Collaborative Address. Luncheon hosted by Haj Ross.
Although we especially encourage submissions dealing with cognitive linguistics, conceptual metaphor, and linguistic analysis of literature, we welcome abstracts dealing with any aspect of linguistics or literature, including:
Notified by: 30 November 1996
Creative submissions of poetry, fiction or essays are
as are proposals for complete symposia. Instructions
abstracts, symposia proposals, and creative submissions
below. Submissions from graduate students are encouraged.
E-mailed or Faxed proposals are accepted. For more
Languaging: the Ninth Annual Conference on Linguistics
University of North Texas
Department of English
P. O. Box 13827
Denton, TX 76203
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS AND CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS:
Abstracts for papers should be no longer than 250 words (approximately 1 page) and should exclude name and affiliation. Please do not send full text of critical papers. Creative submissions should include the full text of the piece, and should also exclude name and affiliation. On a separate page, please send the following information:
Proposals for symposia must include:
On a separate page, please send the following information:
WHEN SUBMITTING PAPERS:
Include all of your personal data on a separate page, as abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by selected faculty members.
Submit 3 copies of of abstracts, creative pieces, or symposia proposals.
Include a WordPerfect 6.x compatible or ASCII disk copy of your work identified with your name, affiliation and paper title when submitting by regular mail. If your abstract includes symbols that are difficult to transcribe, a disk copy is especially important.
Limit your abstract to 250 words (c. 1 page). Abstracts of accepted papers will be included in the conference program. However, because our staff is strictly volunteer, we can not promise to include abstracts which are longer than the 250 word limit.
Direct questions to Suzanne Green or David Caudle at Linglit@unt.edu.