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

Category: Calls & Conferences

NSF INCLUDES Preliminary Proposals & Webinar

SSILA members may be interested in the message below from Colleen Fitzgerald, Program Director, Documenting Endangered Languages, National Science Foundation: Dear colleagues, many of you are involved in broadening participation initiatives in linguistics and the language sciences.  NSF INCLUDES is a funding initiative for which linguists at U.S. institution are eligible;  this comes out of […]

University of Arizona Native American Languages and Linguistics M.A. accepting applications

The M.A. in Native American Languages and Linguistics (NAMA) program at the University of Arizona is accepting applications for the fall 2017 cohort. The NAMA program is an accelerated M.A. focusing on helping students learn to work on language revitalization in their communities. Areas of focus include: Increasing how often the language is spoken or […]

LSA 2017 Fellowship for students and faculty of Tribal Colleges and Universities

The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) and the Endangered Language Fund is partnering with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), to learn from Tribal Colleges & Universities (TCUs) how linguists can support their language research and revitalization goals, and to foster ongoing collaborations with TCU students/faculty and linguists through identifying potential sources of support for […]

ELDP grant round open

SSILA members may be interested in applying for the Endangered Languages Documentation Program (ELDP) annual grant: The grant round closes 15th January 2017, 5pm (GMT) and applicants will be notified of the result by 15th June 2017. The types of grants available are: Small Grants of up to £10,000 Small Grants of up to £10,000 […]

NSF Documenting Endangered Languages solicitation now available

(From Colleen Fitzgerald, NSF DEL P.D.) The Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program has a new solicitation NSF 16-617, Documenting Endangered Languages – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DEL-DDRIG). Proposals may be submitted anytime to this solicitation; doctoral students are limited to two DDRIG submissions over the course of their graduate careers. Eligibility for the DEL-DDRIG […]

Call for applications for National Breath of Life Archival Institute now open

The application window for the National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages is now open. The Mission of the National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages is to help endangered language communities find and utilize their linguistic archival sources from archives located in the D.C. area. More information about how to […]


The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society will be holding a special session on “Languages of North & Central America” that may be of interest to SSILA members. BLS 43 will be held from February 3-5, 2017, and abstracts are due November 1, 2016. For more information, and to see the complete call for […]

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