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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
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 […]
Deadline for Abstracts: August 1, 2017 The annual winter meeting of SSILA will be held jointly with the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Grand America in Salt Lake City, January 4-7, 2018. Information about the hotel and location can be found at the LSA website […]
Shannon Bischoff & Analía Gutierrez SSILA is happy to announce that Shannon Bischoff and Analía Gutierrez are our new Program Committee Members! They will be assisting the Keren Rice (Program Committee Chair) in organizing the SSILA meeting in Salt Lake City in 2018. In 2017-2018, Shannon will serve as Junior Co-Chair and Analía will serve […]
The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah January 4-7, 2018 Deadline for Organized Session Proposals: June 1st, 2017 The annual winter meeting of SSILA will be held jointly with the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Salt Lake […]
SSILA is happy to announce that Martin Kohlberger is our new Program Committee Administrator! He will be assisting the Program Committee in organizing the SSILA meeting in Salt Lake City in 2018. We would like to thank Martin for his participation and dedication.
SSILA is delighted to announce the first ever winner of a SSILA Best Student Presentation Award: Ignacio Montoya (Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Linguistics) is receiving the 2017 SSILA Best Student Presentation Award for his research paper entitled “Navajo verb constituents under a learning-based framework.” Thank you to all the students […]
The Mary Haas Book Award winner was announced at the business meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, held in Austin, Texas. This award is presented to a junior scholar for an unpublished manuscript that makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of Native American languages. Jaime Germán […]
At the business meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, held in Austin, Texas, Patricia A. Shaw was awarded the Ken Hale Prize in recognition of her commitment to the documentation, description, maintenance, and revitalization of the indigenous languages of the Americas. Alice Taff, President of SSILA, presented […]