Below is a message from Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada and Michal Temkin Martinez, co-chairs of the LSA Committee on Endangered Languages & Their Preservation (CELP). We wanted to take this opportunity to thank those of you who were able to provide testimony ahead of the senate oversight hearing on “Examining efforts to maintain and revitalize […]
Post updated on 8/21/18 with additional information about providing testimonies. The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is having an oversight hearing on “Examining efforts to maintain and revitalize Native languages for future generations” on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 2:15 P.M. EDT. If you work with Native American languages and communities, we urge you to […]
Annual Meeting, New York City, NY January 3-6, 2019 Call for Organized Session Proposals* *Please note that there will be a call for regular papers and posters in the coming weeks. This call is only for organized session proposals. Deadline for Organized Session Proposals: May 1st, 2018 The annual winter meeting of SSILA will be held […]
56th International Congress of Americanists: Universality and Particularism in the Americas University of Salamanca, July 15‒20, 2018 Call for papers for the symposium 15/18: Norm and standardization in Indigenous languages of the Americas Area: Linguistics & Literature Please, send paper proposals through the form on the congress webpage: http://ica2018.es/linguistica-y-literatura/ Deadline for abstracts: October 20, 2017 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Eladio (B’alam) Mateo Toledo has been elected as the new Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee. Mary S. Linn has been elected to serve on the Nominating Committee. Both will serve from 2016 through 2018.