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

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Celebrating 100 years of IJAL

The International Journal of American Linguistics is celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its founding with a special issue (Volume 83, Number 1 | January 2017), available online here. Join us at SSILA 2017, Friday, January 6th, 4:30–5:30, for a plenary session “One Hundred Years of IJAL: Balancing Tradition & Innovation in a Changing Field”. A […]

Change in SSILA fee structure

(This post may also be viewed as a PDF by clicking here.) Esteemed SSILA members, The SSILA Executive Committee has agreed to change the structure of our membership fees as follows: Beginning Jan. 1, 2017 an annual SSILA membership will be: $60 Regular $40 Under-employed, independent, under-represented, or retired scholars, as well as members of […]

Global Survey on Language Revitalization

Dear SSILA colleague, The Recovering Voices Initiative at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of Natural History is carrying out a survey of language revitalization programs worldwide. As part of our efforts, we are asking revitalization practitioners to please share their experience with us. This research is the first of its kind, and we expect that it will […]

Is your SSILA membership expired? Here’s how to check and renew!

Is your SSILA membership expired? Are you not sure? Here’s how to check, and renew your membership if needed! Go to Login if you haven’t already. Click on Manage Membership. Under the section titled Your Member Status, it states the date your membership expires. Has your membership expired? Click the link that says Renew Your […]

Webinar: Documenting Endangered Languages Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

DEL DDRIG Webinar December 5, 2016 2:00 PM to December 5, 2016 3:30 PM The DEL DDRIG solicitation, 16-617, was recently published. The solicitation can be found at This webinar will provide information for the preparation of proposals to be submitted to the Documenting Endangered Language Program (DEL) for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants […]

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