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Wed Jan 13 2010

Calls: General Ling/USA

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        1.    Rebekka Siemens, Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

Message 1: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Date: 11-Jan-2010
From: Rebekka Siemens <rebekkasiemensumail.ucsb.edu>
Subject: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
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Full Title: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL 2010

Date: 30-Apr-2010 - 01-May-2010
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact Person: Stephanie Morse
Meeting Email: wail.ucsbgmail.com
Web Site: http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Santa Barbara, CA
April 30th-May 1st, 2010

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara
announces its 13th 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 Americas.

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara
announces its 13th 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 Americas.

2nd Call for Papers

Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic relevant to the study of
language in the Americas. Talks will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for
discussion.

Plenary speaker: Sally Rice (University of Alberta)

Special Panel:
This year's workshop will include a panel presented by academic and
community-based researchers working on the documentation, description and
revitalization of their heritage languages. Talks will be 20 minutes each,
followed by a group discussion/question-and-answer period.

Guidelines:
Abstracts should be 500 words or less (excluding examples and/or references).
Hard copy submissions will be accepted from those who do not have internet
access. Individuals may submit abstracts for one single-authored and one
co-authored paper. Please indicate your source(s) and type(s) of data in the
abstract (e.g. recordings, texts, conversational, elicited, narrative, etc.).
For co-authored papers, please indicate who plans to present the paper as well
as who will be in attendance.

Online submissions: Please submit all abstracts online at
http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/wail2010. PDF, RTF, Microsoft Word and Open
Office formats are preferred.

For hard copy submissions: Please send four copies of your abstract, along with
a 3x5 card with the following information: (1) your name; (2) affiliation; (3)
mailing address; (4) phone number; (5) email address; (6) title of your paper;
(7) whether your submission is for the general session or the Special Panel.

Send hard copy submissions to: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Attn: Daisy Rosenblum or Stephanie Morse
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts:
February 1st, 2010
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than March 1st, 2009.

General Information: Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean near the
Santa YƱez Mountains. The UCSB campus is located near the Santa Barbara airport.
Participants may also fly into LAX airport in Los Angeles, which is
approximately 90 miles southeast of the campus. Shuttle buses run between LAX
and Santa Barbara. Information about hotel accommodations will be posted on our
website (http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/).

For further information contact the conference coordinators, Daisy Rosenblum and
Stephanie Morse, at wail.ucsbgmail.com, or check out our website at
http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/
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