LINGUIST List 23.4740|
Mon Nov 12 2012
Calls: Anthropological Ling, Language Documentation, General Ling/USA
Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee
From: Stephanie Morse <stephaniemorseumail.ucsb.edu>
Subject: 16th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
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Full Title: 16th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL 2013
Date: 26-Apr-2013 - 27-Apr-2013
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact Person: WAIL 2013
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/wail/
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Documentation
Other Specialty: Amerindian Languages
Call Deadline: 30-Jan-2013
The 16th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL) is a forum for the discussion of theoretical and descriptive linguistic studies of indigenous languages of the Americas. WAIL is sponsored by the UCSB Linguistics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara and presented by the Native American Indigenous Languages Study Group (NAIL), which has been meeting regularly in Santa Barbara since 1990 to discuss issues relating to Native American language and culture.
Our keynote speaker this year will be Spike Gildea (the University of Oregon).
Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean near the Santa Yñez 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.
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 in .pdf format at:
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.
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: Dibella Wdzenczny or Megan Lukaniec
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 30, 2013
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than February 28, 2013.
For further information, please contact the conference coordinators, Dibella Wdzenczny or Megan Lukaniec, at wail.ucsbgmail.com, or check out our website at http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/wail/.
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