SSILA members are invited to look the Online Tlingit Verb Dictionary, a database of over 1,000 conjugated Tlingit verbs. This project was funded by the National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Administration for Native Americans, Sealaska Heritage Institute, Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, and the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. Click […]
Fellowship applications for attendance at CoLang 2018 at the University of Florida are now open. Get more details about the application here.
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The latest version of the program for the 2018 Winter SSILA meeting can be viewed at the link below. SSILA 2018 Winter Program
Every five years, Canada holds a census which includes several questions on language. The last census was held in 2016, and the data pertaining to language were released in August and October, 2017, respectively. Of particular interest to the SSILA readership are the data concerning “Aboriginal” (the Canadian government’s cover term for “First Nations, Inuit, […]
Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Satellite Workshop and Accompanying Activities LSA Annual Meeting, January 4-7, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah Project Description Linguistic science has a long history of research on the Indigenous languages of North America, yet it is rare for such research to be framed around the knowledge systems of those language communities. […]
Expanding Linguistic Science By Broadening Native American Participation Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Satellite Workshop and Accompanying Activities LSA Annual Meeting, January 4-7, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah Project description: Linguistic science has a long history of research on the Indigenous languages of North America, yet it is rare for such research to be framed […]
English: Today, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 9, 2017, marks the public launch of the newly migrated and updated Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America. AILLA is a digital language archive of recordings, texts, and other multimedia materials in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America. AILLA’s mission is to preserve these materials […]
The SSILA Program Committee is seeking session chairs for our 2018 annual meeting in Salt Lake City. The meeting will be held on January 4-7. Session chairs introduce speakers, moderate any discussion during the question-and-answer period, and remind speakers when the time allotted for their 20-minute talk is drawing to a close. Session chairs should […]
56th International Congress of Americanists: Universality and Particularism in the Americas University of Salamanca, July 15‒20, 2018 Call for papers for the symposium 15/18: Norm and standardization in indigenous languages of the Americas Area: Linguistics & Literature Please, send paper proposals through the form on the congress webpage: http://ica2018.es/linguistica-y-literatura/ Deadline for abstracts: October 20, 2017 […]