CFP: 2nd International Conference on Revitalization of Indigenous and Minoritized Languages

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2019 Date: 01-Oct-2019 – 04-Oct-2019 Location: Location: Brasilia / Distrito Federal, Brazil Meeting Description Following the first edition of the Conference (Barcelona, ​​2017), the mission of the Second International Conference on Indigenous and Minorized Languages ​​Revitalization (2018) is to bring together instructors, practitioners, indigenous leaders, academics and students who speak and study these […]

NILI 2019 Summer Institute registration now open

We are please to announce that the Northwest Indian Language Institute’s (NILI) 2019 Summer Institute registration is now open! Adult and youth participants wishing to attend this year’s Institute please follow the link to our registration page. If a scholarship is needed, please also fill out our scholarship application! Follow the links to our adult form scholarship form or if you […]

Language: Call for submissions on Indigenous languages

The United Nations has declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. In recognition of this, Language is encouraging submissions dealing with research on any aspect of Indigenous languages. Papers on Indigenous languages have contributed to linguistics in significant ways. Just a few of the many influential Language articles that rely on data from Indigenous languages: Leonard Bloomfield, On sound […]



AILDI celebrates 40 years of providing Indigenous language education with a conference held in conjunction with the annual Symposium for American Indian Languages (SAIL). The SAIL/AILDI conference will be held April 12 &13, 2019 at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

In Memoriam: Wallace (Wally) Chafe

It is with great sadness that the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, announces the passing of our dear friend and colleague Professor Wallace (Wally) Chafe, at the age of 91, on February 3, 2019. An exceptionally deep-thinking and broad-ranging scholar, Professor Chafe produced over 230 books, articles, and other publications […]