Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Job: Assistant Professor, Language Diversity

The Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in the area of Language Diversity. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will begin on July 1, 2019. Applicants must have earned a PhD in linguistics by the date […]

American Philosophical Society Grants & Fellowships

The American Philosophical Society (APS) offers a number of grants and fellowships of potential interest to SSILA members. Details about individual programs are below. Information and application instructions for all APS programs can be found on the APS website by clicking Grants at the top of the page. General InformationFranklin Research GrantsLewis & Clark Fund […]

Recent publications from SIL Mexico (Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C.)

New publications Anderson, Judith Lynn. 2018. Gramática del chinanteco de Santiago Comaltepec, Oaxaca.Beal, Heather (ed.). 2018. Bichos / Bugs.Harris, Larry R. & Mary Harris. 2018. Propuesta de convenciones para escribir el mixteco del suroeste de Tlaxiaco. New versions of previous publications Brockway, Earl, Gertrude Brockway & Leodegario Santos V. 2018. Diccionario náhuatl norte de Puebla.Comas, […]

Solicitation: NSF Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Program

Solicitation: NSF Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Program

A revised solicitation, NSF 18-850, has just been published for the Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Program, the joint funding initiative between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities. For this year only (2018), the deadline will be November 19, 2018. Read the solicitation here. This newly published, revised solicitation only […]

CoLang 2020 Announced!

CoLang 2020 Announced!

The Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang) is please to announce that its next institute will be held at the University of Montana from June 15th – July 17th, 2020, and will be co-hosted by the Universty of Montana (UM) and Chief Dull Knife College (CDKC), a two-year tribal college of the Northern Cheyenne in Montana. The […]

Call for Session Proposals: 6th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC)

Call for Session Proposals: 6th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC)

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 2nd 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, […]

Job: Research Scientist, 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 ( is conducting an open search for Research Scientists (non-tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full level) in various academic disciplines. At UC San Diego, Research Scientists ( ) are academic researchers who carry […]

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