Terrence Kaufman and Nora C. England delivered presentations on January 7 at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas as part of an organized session on The Relevance of Language Documentation to the Field of Linguistics: Case studies based on the Terrence Kaufman Collections at […]
The Recovering Voices initiative of the Smithsonian Institution and the Linguistics Department at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are carrying out a survey of language revitalization initiatives worldwide. We are asking practitioners such as yourself to share their experience with us so that we may all learn from each other. This survey has 30 […]
SSILA members are invited to attend the Sister Society Meet & Greet tonight from 8:30 – 10:00 in the Lobby Bar – a great opportunity to meet both other SSILA members, as well as members from the American Dialect Society, the American Name Society, the North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The translation / localization company Akorbi is in urgent need of someone able to translate a short text from English to Choctaw. If you are interested in assisting, or know someone who is, please contact Analia Cassano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Announcement for the new Ute Dictionary by Talmy Givon. UteDicflyer
Brian Swann, ed., 2014. SKY LOOM:NATIVE AMERICAN MYTH, STORY AND SONG. University of Nebraska Press, “Native Literatures of the Americas” series. Forthcoming this fall, in the same series, is Marcia Haag, ed., A LISTENING WIND: Native Literature from the Southeast. Other volumes are in preparation.
The long awaited volume by C. Douglas Ellis of Spoken Cree III is now available! — Please forward this message to your contacts and librarians to help us reach those who need the book, we depend on you for dissemination — Spoken Cree: ê-ililîmonâniwahk is a three-stage course exploring the spoken and written language in the cultural context of a Northern Cree village. […]
De Reuse’s Comments: These are mostly of historical and ethnographic interest, but contain quite a bit of information on Jesuit missionary linguistics and Guarani linguistics. Written in Portuguese. Dear Readers and Friends of Nhanduti Editora We are inviting you to to look inside our recent book “História Kaiowa. Das Origenas aos Desafios Contemporâneos”, (History of […]