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Thanks, Peter and Nancy!!
Sara



----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Montgomery" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, February 09, 2004 11:26 PM
Subject: Re: OT Lectures and abstracts


> Sara,
>  I have the same understanding as Nancy. In fact I have just done that
> for a Japanese conference which I have been invited to Address.
>
> Cheers,
> Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nancy Gish
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: 2/9/04 11:04 AM
> Subject: Re: OT Lectures and abstracts
>
> Dear Sara,
>
> Are you trying for a panel at a conference?  If so, you need not have
> the article written yet; what you need is an abstract of the argument.
> So you need that to be pretty well worked out.  But you do not need the
> whole text finished.  In fact, I would say that most panel papers are
> not yet articles but are ideas-in-progress, and the presentation then is
> developed into publishable form.
>
> If you need any suggestions, write off list and make clear what you are
> aiming for.
> Best,
> Nancy
>
> >>> [log in to unmask] 2/9/04 12:02:01 PM >>>
> Dear Listers,
>
> Trying somehow to get involved in a lecture, I'm at the very beginning
> of
> all this.
> In the Anglo-Saxon system, abstracts must be usually sent for the
> committee
> to decide whether to include it within a panel. Yet, I was wondering
> whether
> the abstract is sent after the article has been written or whether it
> might
> also be sent when the article is still being worked upon.
> I know it may sound like a silly question, but I'm totally unaware of
> how
> this system works.
> Thanks to anyone who can help. (feel free to write to me offlist, since
> it's
> an off topic question)
> All the best,
> Sara