SSILA

The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Call for participants: Expanding linguistic science by broadening Native American participation

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 […]

CFP: Norm and standardization in indigenous languages of the Americas

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 […]

Registration for SSILA & LSA

Registration for the SSILA 2018 meeting is now open! Registration should be completed through the LSA website by going to the the LSA Annual Meeting page. Meeting registration and hotel reservations will open September 1. Meeting registration will be open through December 15, and hotel reservations through December 13. Meeting Registration Preregistration information is available […]

CoLang 2020 Call for Proposals

The Advisory Circle of CoLang is formally soliciting proposals for hosting the 2020 Institute on Collaborative Language Research (InField/CoLang). Prior to sending a final proposal, please send expressions of interest to the co-conveners by 15 September 2017. Final proposals are due by 15 October 2017. Proposals should take the form of a two-to-three page submission […]

Web resource on the Timucua language

Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York (DCMNY), the group which works to make digital resources of New York area libraries available via the internet, has just completed a new digitization project of five rare documents in the Timucua language. Five Timucua Language Imprints The 1612 documents are the earliest known texts in a North American […]

In Memoriam – John Asher Dunn

John Asher Dunn, a long-time researcher in the Tsimshian (Sm’algyax) language, died on July 4, 2017 in Oklahoma City.  He was born June 19, 1939.  He earned a BA degree in Philosophy from St. John’s College in Collegeville, MN and received his PhD in Linguistic Anthropology from the University of New Mexico in 1969.  He […]

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