It is with great sadness that the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, announces the passing of our dear friend and colleague Professor Wallace (Wally) Chafe, at the age of 91, on February 3, 2019. An exceptionally deep-thinking and broad-ranging scholar, Professor Chafe produced over 230 books, articles, and other publications […]
SSILA is pleased to award this year’s Best Student Presentation Award to Daniel W. Hieber (University of California, Santa Barbara) for his presentation, ‘Ergativity in Chitimacha’, delivered at the winter meeting in New York City. Comments from one of the judges follows: Well articulated, very well delivered. Interesting topic. In my opinion, one of the […]
The program for the Winter 2019 Meeting of SSILA is now available at the SSILA website! SSILA 2019 is being held currently with the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting in the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York City, from January 3–6. Click here to see the latest version of the SSILA 2019 program. […]
Abstract Deadline: February 23, 2019 Meeting Dates: May 10–11, 2019 Keynote Speaker: Pilar Valenzuela (Chapman University) Location: University of California, Santa Barbara Contact: Jesús Olguín Martinez (email@example.com) The Linguistics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its 22nd Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL), which provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical, […]
The LSA is pleased to announce that members of Indigenous communities, including linguists and language activists, will be granted a fee waiver for its 2019 and 2020 Annual Meetings, in recognition of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019, as declared by UNESCO. Those who qualify for the waiver will meet UNESCO’s definition of an […]
Date: January 2–3, 2019 Location: New York, NY Contact Person: Kate Riestenberg Meeting Email: CBLRAA2019@gmail.com Website: https://sites.google.com/view/cblraa2019-eng Call Deadline: December 31, 2018 Meeting Description CBLRAA 2019 is a workshop organized in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA). The goal of the workshop is […]
The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA), a digital repository at the University of Texas at Austin, is pleased to announced the opening of the Terrence Kaufman Collections.
Deadline: September 05, 2018 (La version française apparaît ci-dessous.) The 50th Algonquian Conference will be held in Edmonton at the University of Alberta, from Thursday, October 25 to Sunday October 28, 2018. Visit the conference page here.
The 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS 19) will take place in Melbourne, Australia on 5-9 August 2019, with “Endangered Languages” as one of the themes of the conference. We are delighted to announce that there will be a special session at the Congress devoted to the phonetic structures of Indigenous languages of South America. We are […]
Nominations for SSILA’s Archiving Award are due October 15! This award highlights the importance of creating long-term archival materials that are accessible to all communities concerned, including heritage and language communities as well as scholarly communities. It is meant to encourage others in academia to value such work as more comparable to analytic research. Read more […]