Home

Conference

Conference program

IJLASSO

Newsletter

Membership

Constitution

History

Useful Links

 

A Brief LASSO History

1973 LASSO Organizing Committee
Garland Bills, University of New Mexico
John Bordie, University of Texas-Austin
Silas Griggs, North Texas State University
Jacob L. Ornstein, University of Texas-El Paso
Alex Steadman, Southwest Texas State University
Fred Tarpley, East Texas State University
William Van Riper, Louisiana State University


LASSO Presidents
1973 Archibald Hill, University of Texas-Austin
1974 Jacob L. Ornstein, University of Texas-El Paso
1975 Winfred P. Lehmann, University of Texas-Austin
1976 Bates Hoffer, Trinity University
1977 Garland D. Bills, University of New Mexico
1978 Fred Tarpley, East Texas State University
1979 Alex Steadman, Southwest Texas State University
1980 Robert Longacre, University of Texas-Arlington
1981 Betty Lou Dubois, New Mexico State University
1982 Jon Amastae, University of Texas-El Paso
1983 Silas Griggs, North Texas State University
1984 Alan Hudson, University of New Mexico
1985 Carole Edelsky, Arizona State University
1986 Earl Herrick, Texas A&I University
1987 Heather K. Hardy, North Texas State University
1988 Richard V. Teschner, University of Texas-El Paso
1989 Shin Ja Hwang, University of Texas-Arlington
1990 Donald E. Hardy, University of North Texas
1991 Jerold Edmonson, University of Texas-Arlington
1992 Jon Jonz, East Texas State University
1993 Shaw N. Gynan, Western Washington University
1994 Richard Janda, University of Chicago
1995 George Huttar, University of Texas-Arlington
1996 Carolyn Hartnett, College of the Mainland
1997 Mary Jane Hurst, Texas Tech University
1998 Robert King, University of Texas-Austin
1999 Jill Brody, Louisiana State University
2000 Daniel Villa, New Mexico State University
2001 Harmon Boertien, University of Houston
2002 MaryEllen Garcia, University of Texas- San Antonio
2003 Peter Gingiss, University of Houston
2004 Elly Van Gelderen, Arizona State University
2005 Domnita Dumitrescu, California State University, Los Angeles
2006 Colleen Fitzgerald, Texas Tech University
2007 Kati Pletsch de Garcia, Texas A&M International University
2008 David Eddington, Brigham Young University
2009 Susana Rivera-Mills, Oregon State University
2010 Devin Jenkins, University of Colorado Denver
2011 María Irene Moyna, Texas A&M University
2012 Holly Cashman, University of New Hampshire
2013 Jens Clegg, Indiana U.-Purdue U. Fort Wayne
2014 Israel Sanz-Sánchez, West Chester University

Executive Directors
1972-1974 Silas Griggs, North Texas State University
1975-1981 Thomas Woodell, University of Houston
1981-1982 Betty Lou Dubois, New Mexico State University
1983-1985 Richard V. Teschner, University of Texas-El Paso
1986-1987 George Huttar, University of Texas-Arlington
1987 George Huttar/Jerry Edmonson, University of Texas-Arlington
1989-1992 Shaw N. Gynan, Western Washington University
1993-1998 Garland Bills, University of New Mexico
1998- 2002 Mary Jane Hurst, Texas Tech University
2002- 2004 Neddy Vigil, University of New Mexico
2005- 2007 Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza, New Mexico State University
2008-2013 Regina Morin, The College of New Jersey
2013-present Daniel Villa, New Mexico State University

Southwest Journal of Linguistics Editors

1975-1982 John Bordie, University of Texas-Austin
1983-1987 Jon Amastae, University of Texas-El Paso
1988-1992 Heather Hardy, University of North Texas
1993 Eduardo Hernandez-Chavez, University of New Mexico
Guest Editor: Daniel Villa: New Mexico State University
Associate Editor: Jon Jonz, Texas A&M University-Commerce
1994 Eduardo Hernandez Chavez, University of New Mexico
Guest Editor: Eduardo Faingold, University of Tulsa
Associate Editor: Jon Jonz, Texas A&M University-Commerce
1995-1996 Eduardo Hernandez Chavez, University of New
Mexico
Guest Editor: Garland Bills, University of New Mexico
Associate Editor: Jon Jonz, Texas A&M University-Commerce
1997-1998 Jon Jonz, Texas A&M University-Commerce
Associate Editors: Brian Imhoff, Texas A&M University-College Station, and Kirk Widdison, Illinois State University Reviews Editor: Mary Jane Hurst, Texas Tech University
1999 Jon Jonz, Texas A&M University-Commerce
Associate Editors: Brian Imhoff, Texas A&M University-College Station, Daniel Villa, New Mexico State University and Kirk Widdison, Illinois State University
Reviews Editors: Lynne Murphy, Baylor University, and Eduardo Faingold, University of Tulsa
2005-2013 Pamela Anderson-Mejías and Hugo A. Mejías,
Joint Editors; University of Texas Pan American
2013-present Jill Brody and Jeremy King,
Joint Editors; Louisiana State University

Conference Locations and Plenary Speakers
1972 Tulsa
1973 Fort Worth
1974 Houston
1975 San Antonio
1976 Dallas
1977 Baton Rouge
1978 Phoenix: Winfred Lehman
1979 New Orleans
1980 Denver
1981 Austin: Robert King
1982 Albuquerque
1983 Baton Rouge: Wolfgang Dressier
1984 El Paso: Carlota Smith
1985 Houston: Sydney Lamb, James Lantolf
1986 Scottsdale: Charles Ferguson
1987 Dallas: Paul Hopper
1988 Albuquerque: Jane Hill
1989 San Antonio: Charles Hockett
1990 El Paso: Joel Sherzer, Diana Archangeli
1991 Austin: Winfred Lehman
1992 Tucson: Doug Biber, Eloise Jelinek
1993 Arlington: Joan Bybee, Kenneth Pike
1994 Houston: Ian Hancock
1995 Las Cruces: George Lakoff
1996 Baton Rouge: Barbara Johnstone
1997 Los Angeles: Ofelia Zepeda, Kenneth Hale
1998 Tempe: Jane Hill
1999 San Antonio: Paul Hopper, Guy Bailey
2000 Puebla, Mexico: Yolanda Lastra
2001 Albuquerque: John Baugh, Pamela Munro
2002 Los Angeles: Charles Li, Audrey Li
2003 Edinburg: Joshua Fishman, José G. Moreno de Alba
2004 New Orleans: Joel Scherzer
2005 Lubbock: Lyle Campbell
2006 Laredo: Ana Celia Zentella
2007 Denver: Carmen Silva-Corvalán
2008 Corvallis: James Crawford
2009 Provo: Sali Tagliamonte
2010 Las Cruces: Garland Bills
2011 South Padre Island: Carmen Fought
2012 Ft. Wayne: Shana Poplack
2013 New Brunswick: Robert Blake
2013 San Marcos, CA:

 


Please send comments on or suggestions for this page to: Devin Jenkins