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 […]
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The Mary Haas Book Award winner was announced at the business meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, held in Austin, Texas. This award is presented to a junior scholar for an unpublished manuscript that makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of Native American languages. Jaime Germán […]
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 […]
The annual meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas was held in Austin, Texas from January 5-8 in conjunction with the 91st annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. At the SSILA business meeting, Victor Golla was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 25 years […]
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
The following changes have been made to the SSILA 2017 program. Any additional changes will also be posted on this page, and you can always view the most up-to-date program here, and download the latest PDF version here. Cancelled: First thoughts about the prehistory of Tlacolulita Zapotec – Rosemary Beam De Azcoma (Escuela Nacional de Antropología […]
We hope you enjoy this year’s SSILA conference! You can view the entire program here, or download a PDF version of the program here.
The International Journal of American Linguistics is celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its founding with a special issue (Volume 83, Number 1 | January 2017), available online here. Join us at SSILA 2017, Friday, January 6th, 4:30–5:30, for a plenary session “One Hundred Years of IJAL: Balancing Tradition & Innovation in a Changing Field”. A […]
The SSILA fee structure has been updated to include retired and emerita/emeritus faculty. Starting January 1, 2017, these members will receive the reduced rate of $40. See the full announcment below for more details. (This post may also be viewed as a PDF by clicking here.) Esteemed SSILA members, The SSILA Executive Committee has agreed […]
Registration for the SSILA 2017 meeting is now open! Registration should be completed through the LSA website by going to the LSA meeting page and clicking the Register for Meeting button at the top of the page. For attendees who are not LSA members but would like to register at member rates, the following coupon […]