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LINGUIST List 22.81

Wed Jan 05 2011

Calls: Language Documentation, General Ling/USA

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        1.     Stephanie Morse , 14th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

Message 1: 14th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Date: 01-Jan-2011
From: Stephanie Morse <stephaniemorseumail.ucsb.edu>
Subject: 14th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
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Full Title: 14th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL

Date: 15-Apr-2011 - 16-Apr-2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact Person: Stephanie Morse
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 21-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its 14th 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.

This year's conference will be held April 15th-16th, 2011 and will feature a keynote address by Nora England (UT Austin).


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. Abstracts should be 500 words or less (excluding examples and/or references) and can be submitted online at http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/wail2011. 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: Abstracts can be submitted online at

http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/wail2011 in PDF format.

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.

Send hard copy submissions to:

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Attn: Stephanie Morse or Elliott Hoey
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts: January 21st, 2011
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than February 14th,
2011.

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/).

Registration forms will be available on the website before mid-January.

For further information contact the conference coordinators, Stephanie Morse or Elliott Hooey at wail.ucsbgmail.com.



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