7.0497 Georgetown Roundtable: Lang and Linguistics (1/171)

Thu, 17 Feb 1994 22:50:15 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0497. Thursday, 17 Feb 1994.

Date: Thu, 17 Feb 1994 20:24:22 -0500 (EST)
Subject: GURT 1994 Program


Georgetown University Round Table
on Languages and Linguistics 1994
March 13-16, 1994
Educational Linguistics, Cross-Cultural Communication,
and Global Interdependence

Sunday, March 13, 1994
Plenary Session - Gaston Hall

Opening Remarks: James E. Alatis, Chair
Dean, School of Languages and Linguistics
The Speaking Tree: A Medium of Plural Canons
Braj Kachru, University of Illinois
Beyond a Culture of Critique:
The Framing and Reframing of Academic Discourse
Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University

Monday, March 14, 1994

Morning Concurrent Sessions
(additional speakers to be announced)

Gaston Hall
Teaching Learning Strategies and Cross-Culturalism in the Language Classroom
Rebecca Oxford, University of Alabama
Towards an Action-Oriented Syllabus
Zhuang Gen-Yuan, Hangzhou University (China)

ICC Auditorium
The Use of Language Testing for Power and Control
Elana Shohamy, Tel Aviv University

Plenary Session - Gaston Hall
Beginnings of Language Testing as a Profession
Bernard Spolsky, Bar-Ilan University

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

Gaston Hall: Political Implications
Language Choices for West Africa in the Global Village
Jerry Cline-Bailey, Xavier University (Cincinnati)
Politics, Language Policy, and Textbook Construction: A Case Study
Joan Morley, University of Michigan
Retooling for Communication: Hungary Reorients its FL Teaching
Katalin Nyikos, Georgetown University

ICC Auditorium: Pragmatics
Politeness Across Cultures: Implications for Second-Language Teaching
Ayo Bamgbose, University of Ibadan (Nigeria)
What Do "Yes" and "No" Really Mean in Chinese?
Yu-Hwei Lii-Shih, National Taiwan University
Culture, Discourse, and Choice of Structure
Ren Shaozeng, Hangzhou University (China)

Plenary Session - Gaston Hall
Teaching Global Interdependence as a Subversive Activity
Douglas Brown, San Francisco State University

Tuesday, March 15, 1994

Morning Concurrent Sessions
(additional speakers to be announced)

ICC Auditorium: Computers
Locating Contingency in E-Mail
Celeste Kinginger, University of Maryland
Computer-Based Classrooms for Language Teaching
Stephanie J. Stauffer, Georgetown University

Plenary Session - Gaston Hall
Organized Babel: English as a Global Lingua Franca
Tom McArthur, Oxford University

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

Gaston Hall: Native Speakers
The Fiction of the Native Speaker in L2 Research
Eyamba G. Bokamba, University of Illinois
Cross-Cultural Communication and Comparative Terminology
Faina Citkina, Uzhgorod State University (Ukraine)
French Native-Speaker Use of the Subjunctive in Speech and Writing
Nadine O'Connor Di Vito, University of Chicago

ICC Auditorium: Language Education
Educational Linguistics and
the Knowledge Base of Second-Language Teaching
Donald Freeman, School for International Training
Educational Linguistics: Field and Project
Leo van Lier, Monterey Institute of International Studies
The Language Educator at Work
Teresa Pica, University of Pennsylvania

Plenary Session - Gaston Hall
The Pleasure Hypothesis
Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California

Wednesday, March 16, 1994

Morning Concurrent Sessions
(additional speakers to be announced)

Gaston Hall: Curriculum
A Model for Learning-Strategy Instruction
in the Foreign-Language Classroom
Anna Uhl Chamot, Georgetown University
Educational Linguistics and Coherent Curriculum Development:
The Crucial Link
Ronald Leow, Georgetown University

ICC Auditorium: Bilingualism
An Alternative to Mainstream Educational Discourse:
Expecting, Tolerating, Respecting, and Celebrating Diversity
Rebecca Freeman, University of Pennsylvania
Educational Linguistics: Looking to the East
Anne Pakir, National University of Singapore

Plenary Session - Gaston Hall
Sources of Language Teachers' Instructional Decisions
Jack C. Richards, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong

Closing Remarks: James E. Alatis, Chair
Dean, School of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University

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Registration form. Please send this form and your check (payable to
Georgetown University) to: Joan C. Cook, Coordinator, GURT 1994,
School of Languages and Linguistics, 303 Intercultural Center,
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057-1067, USA.

Registration forms must be postmarked no later than February 21,
1994. After the deadline, add $10.00 to the fee.

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interpreters in advance, please request interpreters no later than
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Georgetown University School of Languages and Linguistics
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