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Full Title: 48th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages

Short Title: ICSNL 48
Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Start Date: 09-Aug-2013 - 11-Aug-2013
Contact: Sonya Bird
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://lingserver.arts.ubc.ca/icsnl/
Meeting Description: We are pleased to announce that the 48th Annual International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages (ICSNL) will be co-hosted by the University of Victoria Department of Linguistics and the WSÁNEĆ School Board, in Victoria and Tsartlip BC, from Friday August 9 through Sunday August 11, 2013. The International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages is the conference of record for linguists working on languages of the North American Northwest. Discussions on all aspects of the study, preservation, and teaching of Salish and neighbouring languages are welcome.

Although the deadline for submitting papers to the Proceedings has now passed, we are still accepting papers for oral presentation. Please contact the organizers if you would like to present.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Language Documentation
Subject Language Family: Salish
LL Issue: 24.2763

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