LINGUIST List 26.672
Fri Jan 30 2015
Calls: General Ling, Historical Ling, Language Documentation/USA
Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>
Kayla Eisman <kaylaeisman
18th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages E-mail this message to a friend
Full Title: 18th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL2015
Date: 08-May-2015 - 09-May-2015
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact Person: Kayla Eisman
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://osl.sa.ucsb.edu/org/nail/WAIL
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation
Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2015
18th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL 2015)
Santa Barbara, CA
May 8 – 9, 2015
The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its 18th 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.
We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for this year will be Patience L. Epps (University of Texas, Austin).
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.
2nd Call for Papers:
Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic relevant to the study of indigenous languages of 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).
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.
Abstracts should be submitted in .pdf format through the EasyAbs system found at the address below: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/WAIL2015
Hard copy submissions will be accepted from those who do not have Internet access. 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; and (6) title of your paper.
Send hard copy submissions to:
Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Attn: Kayla Eisman or Morgan Sleeper
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Deadline for receipt of abstracts: February 15, 2015
Notification of acceptance will arrive by email no later than March 8, 2015.
For further information, please contact the conference coordinators, Kayla Eisman or Morgan Sleeper, at wail.ucsb
gmail.com or check out our website, http://osl.sa.ucsb.edu/org/nail/WAIL
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