Category: SSILA News

Official SSILA news and announcements

2nd Conference on Language Contact in the Circumpolar World

The 2nd Conference on Language Contact in the Circumpolar World has just been announced. It will have a special session on typology of linguistic areas and will be held from October 25–27, 2019 at the Institute of Linguistics RAS, Moscow, Russia. The circumpolar world includes the Arctic as defined by AMAP (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment […]

Call for proposals June 15–26, 2020, CoLang Workshops

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CoLang 2020 Institute on Collaborative Language Research University of Montana Call for proposals June 15–26, 2020, CoLang Workshops Deadline for receipt of proposals: May 31, 2019 Selection of proposals: August 30, 2019 We are seeking workshop proposals for topics related to language documentation, maintenance, and revitalization for the seventh Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang) […]

Job: Specialists, University of California, San Diego

  The Office of Research Affairs, at the University of California, San Diego, in support of the campus, multidisciplinary Organized Research Units (ORUs) is conducting an open search for various Specialists (non-tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full level) in various academic disciplines. At UC San Diego, Specialists are academic appointees who provide expertise in a specialized area, engage in professional activities, and University and/or […]

The International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives Conference Call for presentations

The International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives Conference Purdue University Fort Wayne, Indiana Call for presentations We invite Indigenous community language programs and organizations to submit proposals to showcase and celebrate your community efforts in community language work at this conference. Come to meet other language activists, be inspired, and inspire others in turn! […]

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 […]