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

Is your SSILA membership expired? Here’s how to check and renew!

Is your SSILA membership expired? Are you not sure? Here’s how to check, and renew your membership if needed! Go to Login if you haven’t already. Click on Manage Membership. Under the section titled Your Member Status, it states the date your membership expires. Has your membership expired? Click the link that says Renew Your […]

Webinar: Documenting Endangered Languages Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

DEL DDRIG Webinar December 5, 2016 2:00 PM to December 5, 2016 3:30 PM The DEL DDRIG solicitation, 16-617, was recently published. The solicitation can be found at This webinar will provide information for the preparation of proposals to be submitted to the Documenting Endangered Language Program (DEL) for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants […]

LSA 2017 Fellowship for students and faculty of Tribal Colleges and Universities

The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) and the Endangered Language Fund is partnering with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), to learn from Tribal Colleges & Universities (TCUs) how linguists can support their language research and revitalization goals, and to foster ongoing collaborations with TCU students/faculty and linguists through identifying potential sources of support for […]

Native American Studies position at Southern Oregon University (SOU)

The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Native American Studies program invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Native American Studies at the Assistant (possibly Associate) Professor level. The person in this position will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and will contribute to the development of the Native American Studies program […]

Native American Linguistics & Language Revitalization position at University of Arizona

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona is initiating a search for a tenure-track position in Native American Linguistics and Language Revitalization.  The position requires a PhD in Linguistics or a related discipline, and involves teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting research, and undertaking service duties in Native American Linguistics and […]

NSF Documenting Endangered Languages solicitation now available

(From Colleen Fitzgerald, NSF DEL P.D.) The Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program has a new solicitation NSF 16-617, Documenting Endangered Languages – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DEL-DDRIG). Proposals may be submitted anytime to this solicitation; doctoral students are limited to two DDRIG submissions over the course of their graduate careers. Eligibility for the DEL-DDRIG […]

CoLang 2018 to be hosted by the University of Florida

The 2018 Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang) will be held at the University of Florida from June 18 – July 20, 2018. This institute may be of interest to SSILA members working on documentation and revitalization projects, and includes dozens of useful workshops on all aspects of language documentation and revitalization. Its focus is […]

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