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

Uto-Aztecan Conference

Dear Friends of Uto-Aztecan languages, This year, we are pleased to host the annual Friends of Uto-Aztecan Conference (FUAC) in Boise, Idaho, on the Boise State University campus in conjunction with the Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL, see attached flier), October 20-22. FUAC itself will take place on Friday, October 20 (and possibly the morning […]

2017-2018 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Studies Initiative (NASI) Fellowships

The American Philosophical Society Library invites applications for three new fellowships under a grant received from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Studies Initiative (NASI). These opportunities are for scholars at various stages of their careers, especially Native American scholars in training, tribal college and university faculty members, and other scholars working closely with […]

SSILA Best Student Presentation Award

SSILA is delighted to announce the first ever winner of a SSILA Best Student Presentation Award: Ignacio Montoya (Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Linguistics) is receiving the 2017 SSILA Best Student Presentation Award for his research paper entitled “Navajo verb constituents under a learning-based framework.” Thank you to all the students […]

Patricia A. Shaw: Ken Hale Prize Winner

At the business meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, held in Austin, Texas, Patricia A. Shaw was awarded the Ken Hale Prize in recognition of her commitment to the documentation, description, maintenance, and revitalization of the indigenous languages of the Americas. Alice Taff, President of SSILA, presented […]

IJAL: Books Available for Review

The International Journal of American Linguistics (IJAL) is now soliciting book reviewers. If you are interested in writing a book review for IJAL, you can view the list of available books for review, as well as formatting guidelines and other instructions, at the following link:

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