Shannon Bischoff & Analía Gutierrez SSILA is happy to announce that Shannon Bischoff and Analía Gutierrez are our new Program Committee Members! They will be assisting the Keren Rice (Program Committee Chair) in organizing the SSILA meeting in Salt Lake City in 2018. In 2017-2018, Shannon will serve as Junior Co-Chair and Analía will serve […]
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The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah January 4-7, 2018 Deadline for Organized Session Proposals: June 1st, 2017 The annual winter meeting of SSILA will be held jointly with the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Salt Lake […]
SSILA is happy to announce that Martin Kohlberger is our new Program Committee Administrator! He will be assisting the Program Committee in organizing the SSILA meeting in Salt Lake City in 2018. We would like to thank Martin for his participation and dedication.
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 […]
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 This award is presented to a junior scholar for an unpublished manuscript that makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of Native American languages.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.