The LSA is pleased to announce that members of Indigenous communities, including linguists and language activists, will be granted a fee waiver for its 2019 and 2020 Annual Meetings, in recognition of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019, as declared by UNESCO. Those who qualify for the waiver will meet UNESCO’s definition of an […]
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 Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA), a digital repository at the University of Texas at Austin, is pleased to announced the opening of the Terrence Kaufman Collections.
Deadline: September 05, 2018 (La version française apparaît ci-dessous.) The 50th Algonquian Conference will be held in Edmonton at the University of Alberta, from Thursday, October 25 to Sunday October 28, 2018. Visit the conference page here.
The 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS 19) will take place in Melbourne, Australia on 5-9 August 2019, with “Endangered Languages” as one of the themes of the conference. We are delighted to announce that there will be a special session at the Congress devoted to the phonetic structures of Indigenous languages of South America. We are […]
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 […]
Below is a message from Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada and Michal Temkin Martinez, co-chairs of the LSA Committee on Endangered Languages & Their Preservation (CELP). We wanted to take this opportunity to thank those of you who were able to provide testimony ahead of the senate oversight hearing on “Examining efforts to maintain and revitalize […]
6th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Connecting Communities, Language, & Technology February 28 – March 3, 2019 Hawai’i Imin International Conference Center Honolulu, Hawai’i USA http://icldc6.icldc-hawaii.org/ Final Call for Proposals: Papers, Posters, & Technology Showcase Proposal Deadline: August 31, 2018 While we especially welcome abstracts that address the conference theme, Connecting Communities, Languages & Technology, […]
Post updated on 8/21/18 with additional information about providing testimonies. The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is having an oversight hearing on “Examining efforts to maintain and revitalize Native languages for future generations” on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 2:15 P.M. EDT. If you work with Native American languages and communities, we urge you to […]