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

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: http://www.americanlinguistics.org/?page_id=1975

Call for Papers: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL)

20th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL 2017) Santa Barbara, CA May 12–13, 2017 Meeting Description The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its 20th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL), which provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical, descriptive, and practical studies of the indigenous languages of […]

NSF INCLUDES Preliminary Proposals & Webinar

SSILA members may be interested in the message below from Colleen Fitzgerald, Program Director, Documenting Endangered Languages, National Science Foundation: Dear colleagues, many of you are involved in broadening participation initiatives in linguistics and the language sciences.  NSF INCLUDES is a funding initiative for which linguists at U.S. institution are eligible;  this comes out of […]

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