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

Category: Calls and Conferences

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 […]

Save the Date: Dene / Athabaskan Language Conference

Dene / Athabaskan Language Conference June 27–29, 2017 Preliminary Announcment The 2017 Dene/Athabaskan Language Conference is scheduled to take place on June 27th, 28th, and 29th at Cliff Castle Casino, hosted by, and on the territory of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, Camp Verde, Arizona. This is the only international conference dedicated to the language and cultures […]

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 […]

University of Arizona Native American Languages and Linguistics M.A. accepting applications

The M.A. in Native American Languages and Linguistics (NAMA) program at the University of Arizona is accepting applications for the fall 2017 cohort. The NAMA program is an accelerated M.A. focusing on helping students learn to work on language revitalization in their communities. Areas of focus include: Increasing how often the language is spoken or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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