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Language Legacies Call for Proposals (2020)

The Endangered Language Fund provides grants for language documentation and revitalization, and for linguistic fieldwork. The work most likely to be funded is that which serves both the native community and the field of linguistics, although projects which have immediate applicability to one group and more distant applicability to the other will also be considered. […]

Call for Papers – 23rd Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

Call Deadline: Friday, February 7th at 6:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time) The Linguistics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its 23rd Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL), May 22, 2020 – May 23, 2020. WAIL provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical, descriptive, and practical studies of the Indigenous languages […]

IJAL 86(1) Now Available

The latest issue of the International Journal of American Linguistics (IJAL) is available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website. A table of contents can be viewed below. Visit journals.uchicago.edu/ijal to explore the individual articles from this issue and to learn more about IJAL, including how to submit manuscripts and how to subscribe. Visit the website of IJAL’s editorial office […]

2019 SSILA Victor Golla Prize

Ofelia Zepeda SSILA is happy to announce the 2019 Victor Golla Prize was awarded to Ofelia Zepeda. The Victor Golla Prize recognizes the significant history of both linguistic scholarship and service to the scholarly community, with service that expands the quality and/or dissemination of such scholarship. Ofelia Zepeda’s contributions to our field include her own scholarly work […]

2019 Ken Hale Prize

Daryl Baldwin and the Myaamia Center at the Miami University of Ohio SSILA is happy to announce the 2019 Ken Hale Prize was awarded to Daryl Baldwin and the Myaamia Center at Miami University of Ohio. The Ken Hale prize is presented in recognition of outstanding community language work and a deep commitment to the […]

2019 SSILA Archiving Award

 The Chol Collection of Juan Jesús Vázquez Álvarez and Jessica Coon The SSILA Archiving Award committee was very happy to recommend that Juan Jesús Vázquez Álvarez and Jessica Coon receive the Archiving Award for their “Chol Collection of Juan Jesús Vázquez Álvarez and Jessica Coon” at AILLA. Praise from letters of recommendation include…”This collection is […]