LINGUIST List 26.753

Wed Feb 04 2015

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 03-Feb-2015
From: Nora England <>
Subject: Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America
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Full Title: Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America
Short Title: CILLA

Date: 29-Oct-2015 - 31-Oct-2015
Location: Austin Texas, USA
Contact Person: Nora England
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-May-2015

Meeting Description:

Center for Indigenous Languages of Latin America, The University of Texas at Austin

The seventh conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America will be held October 29-31, 2015, at the University of Texas at Austin.

Research about any aspect of Latin American indigenous languages. Topics may include grammar, linguistic anthropology, language planning, linguistic theory, language vitality, indigenous literatures, typology, sociolinguistics, language politics, historical linguistics, discourse, cooperation with the community. Spanish is encouraged for presentations.

CILLA VII Keynote Speakers:

Gabriela Caballero, University of California, San Diego
Christian DiCanio, Haskins Laboratories and University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Daniel Suslak, Indiana University
Roberto Zariquiey, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Registration (at meeting, no credit cards):

$20 students; $40 non-students; registration scholarships for speakers of indigenous languages


Nora England
University of Texas at Austin
Previous CILLA papers:

Call for Papers:

We invite the submission of abstracts on research about any aspect of Latin American indigenous languages. Already published papers will not be accepted. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

- Grammar
- Typology
- Linguistic Anthropology
- Sociolinguistics
- Language Planning
- Language Politics
- Linguistic Theory
- Historical Linguistics
- Language Vitality
- Discourse
- Indigenous Literatures
- Cooperation with the Community

Spanish is encouraged for presentations; English and Portuguese are also acceptable.

Speakers are allowed 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Papers will be selected based on the evaluation of an anonymous abstract, which may not exceed 500 words. Electronic submissions are encouraged. We cannot accept more than one paper as principal author.


Deadline for receipt of abstracts is May 1, 2015. Please send your abstract to, Subject: CILLA VII abstract. Please include in the following order (in your message, but NOT in the abstract, except for the title):

1. Title of the paper
2. Author’s name
3. Author’s affiliation
4. Email address at which the author wishes to be notified
5. Equipment needs for the presentation.
6. An abstract of 500 words maximum. Name of file: Lastname_Firstinitial_CILLAVII.

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent by May 31.

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