LINGUIST List 29.3034

Mon Jul 30 2018

Calls: Anthro Ling, Gen Ling, Genetic Classification, Lang Doc, Typology/USA

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Date: 28-Jul-2018
From: Martin Kohlberger <>
Subject: The Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas Winter Meeting 2019
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Full Title: The Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas Winter Meeting 2019
Short Title: SSILA 2019

Date: 03-Jan-2019 - 06-Jan-2019
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contact Person: Martin Kohlberger
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Language Documentation; Typology

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2018

Meeting Description:

The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) is interested in the scientific study of the languages of the native peoples of North, Central and South America. The annual winter meeting of SSILA will be held jointly with the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in New York City, NY on January 3-6, 2019.

Final Call for Papers:

SSILA welcomes abstracts for papers that present original research focusing on the linguistic study of the indigenous languages of the Americas. Presenters must be members of SSILA in order to present. (You can join SSILA at:

The deadline for receipt of all abstracts is July 31, at 11:59 PM Hawaii-Aleutian time.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically, using the electronic submission website EasyChair. Consult the SSILA website for detailed instructions. Also, e-mail or hard-copy submissions will be accepted if arrangements are made in advance with the SSILA Program Committee Administrator, Martin Kohlberger ( Abstracts may be submitted in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

The EasyChair submission page address is .

Abstracts must conform to the guidelines below.

General Requirements

1. All authors must be members of SSILA. See the SSILA website for information about membership and renewal. The membership requirement may be waived for co-authors who are from disciplines other than those ordinarily represented by SSILA (linguistics and linguistic anthropology). Requests for waivers of membership must be made by a member of the Society to the SSILA Executive Secretary ( (Note: Membership in LSA is not required for participation in SSILA sessions.)

2. Any member may submit one single-author abstract and one multi-author abstract OR two multi-author abstracts.

3. After an abstract has been submitted, no changes of author, title, or wording of the abstract, other than those due to typographical errors, are permitted.

4. Papers must be delivered as projected in the abstract or represent bona fide developments of the same research.

5. Papers must not appear in print before the meeting.

6. Handouts, if any, are not to be submitted with abstracts but should be available at the meeting for those listening to the presentation.

7. All presenters of individual papers must register for the meeting through LSA.

8. Authors who must withdraw from the program should inform the SSILA Program Committee Administrator ( as soon as possible.

9. Authors may not submit identical abstracts for presentation at the SSILA meeting and the LSA meeting or a meeting of one of the Sister Societies (ADS, ANS, NAAHoLS, SPCL, TALE). Authors who are discovered to have done so will have these abstracts removed from consideration. Authors may submit substantially different abstracts for presentation at the SSILA meeting and the LSA or a Sister Society meeting.

10. Late abstracts will not be considered, whatever the reason for the delay.

Abstract Submission

For detailed submission instructions, see:

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