Category: SSILA News

Official SSILA news and announcements

2019 Best Student Presentation Award

2019 Best Student Presentation Award

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 […]

CFP: Community-based language research across the Americas

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 nomination deadline for SSILA’s Archiving Award has been extended to October 15

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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 […]

SSILA Archiving Award

The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) is very pleased to announce a new award, the SSILA Archiving Award. 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 […]

New Executive Secretary / Treasurer

SSILA is happy to announce that Mary S. Linn (Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage) will be SSILA’s new Executive Secretary / Treasurer! She will be coordinating with Keren Rice, Tania Granadillo and the Executive Committee. Her three-year term will begin at the end of the SSILA 2019 meeting in New York City. We […]