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

SSILA 2018

2018 Winter Meeting

Salt Lake City, Utah

January 4–7, 2018

Abstract Deadline: August 1, 2017


The annual winter meeting of SSILA will be held jointly with the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, January 4–7, 2018. Information about the hotel and location can be found at the LSA website. Participants will be able to register for the meeting and reserve hotel rooms online at the LSA site between 09/01/2017 and 12/13/2017.

For the most up-to-date details about meeting registration, hotel reservations, etc. please check the LSA website.

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Call for Papers

SSILA welcomes abstracts for papers, posters, and organized sessions that present original research focusing on the linguistic study of the indigenous languages of the Americas. Presenters must be members of SSILA in order to present. (Join SSILA here!)

Abstract Submission

The deadline for receipt of all abstracts is midnight (the end of the day) August 1st.

The program chair should be notified of intent to submit an organized session proposal by June 1. See more info on Organized Sessions here.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically, using the electronic submission website EasyChair. Consult the Abstract Guidelines for detailed instructions. Also, e-mail or hard-copy submissions will be accepted if arrangements are made in advance with the SSILA Program Committee Administrator ( Abstracts may be submitted in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

The EasyChair submission page address is

Abstract Guidelines

See the Abstract Guidelines page for general requirements, formatting and content guidelines, categories of presentation, and instructions for submitting via EasyChair.

Meeting Registration

Registration for the SSILA meeting can be done through the LSA website. Everyone attending the meeting is expected to register, and registrants should wear their meeting badges at all times when at LSA Annual Meeting functions. Membership in LSA is not required for attendance at SSILA.

Hotel Reservations

Information about hotel reservations for the conference may be found at the LSA website. Read more about why conference attendees should book their reservations at the conference hotel here.

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