Job: Assistant / Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Religious Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a position in Maya religion in the context of Mesoamerican history and cultures at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor or early Associate Professor with tenure.  We seek a scholar whose work contributes to the discipline of Religious Studies, with a focus on questions of […]

Job: Assistant, Associate Professor, Minority Languages and Dialects (Cluster Hire), University of Wisconsin-Madison

Anticipated Start Date: August 17, 2020 Deadline: December 3, 2019 Location: University of Wisconsin-Madison View the complete job advertisement here. Summary This position is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, to start August 2020. Applications at the associate professor level may be considered in exceptional cases. The search is for a […]

Journal Issue of Interest to SSILA Members: Cadernos de Etnolingüística

The latest issue of Cadernos de Etnolingüística, an open-access journal on indigenous South American languages, includes articles on Desano (Brazil), Mapoyo (Venezuela), and Nanti (Peru). The journal (whose editors are Lev Michael, from UC Berkeley, and Roberto Zariquiey, from Peru’s Pontificia Universidad Católica) is hosted by the Curt Nimuendajú Digital Library, a peer-maintained initiative that offers […]

Call for Proposals: CoLang 2022 Expressions of Interest

Greetings from Susan Gehr and Jean-Luc Pierite, the co-conveners for CoLang 2019–2020 Advisory Circle. The CoLang Advisory Circle is seeking expressions of interest for hosting the 2022 Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang). These should take the form of a two-to-three page proposal that minimally: presents the qualifications of the proposed Director(s) (include participation at […]

Call for Applications: Documentation of Language & Material Knowledge

The British Museum’s Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (EMKP) and SOAS’ Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP) are delighted to announce a joint call for grant applications. Funded by Arcadia – a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin – EMKP and ELDP jointly offer grants for collaborative projects that combine language and material knowledge documentation. […]

Job: Assistant Professor, Indigenous Language Sustainability, University of Alberta

Competition No. A110740475 Closing Date  Will remain open until filled. The Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Indigenous Language Sustainability (ILS). This full time appointment is effective July 1, 2020. Applicants must hold a PhD in Linguistics or an allied field and have experience with fieldwork […]

Call for Applications: Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP)

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The Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP) annual grant round is now open. ELDP supports the linguistic documentation of endangered languages worldwide. Our key objectives are: to support the documentation of as many endangered languages as possible to encourage fieldwork on endangered languages to create a repository of resources for linguistics, social science, and the language […]

Book: Uncommon Anthropologist

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SSILA members may be interested in the recently-published book, Uncommon Anthropologist, by Nancy Mattina, published by the University of Oklahoma Press. View the details of this book on the University of Oklahoma Press website, and check out the summary below. A trailblazer in Native American linguistics and anthropology, Gladys Reichard (1893–1955) is one of America’s […]

Native Voices Endowment Request for Proposals Now Available

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The Native Voices Endowment (NVE) 2019 Request for Proposals is now available on the Endangered Language Fund website. The NVE program was created within ELF for the purpose of revitalizing and maintaining the Indigenous languages of the American Indian Nations whose ancestors encountered the 1803-1806 Lewis & Clark expedition. For details about eligibility, please see […]