LINGUIST List 29.939

Tue Feb 27 2018

Calls: Anthro Ling, Lang Documentation, Phonetics, Phonology, Writing Systems/USA

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 26-Feb-2018
From: Emiliana Cruz <>
Subject: 3rd Sound Systems of Latin America
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Full Title: 3rd Sound Systems of Latin America

Date: 19-Oct-2018 - 21-Oct-2018
Location: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Contact Person: Emiliana Cruz and John Kingston
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation; Phonetics; Phonology; Writing Systems

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2018

Meeting Description:

The third conference on the Sound Systems of Latino America (SSLA III) will be held at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October 19-21, 2018. In addition to plenaries and contributed talks and posters, there will be two roundtables, one devoted to fostering collaborations on language documentation between indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and the other on turning documentation into pedagogical materials.

The conference is supported by the National Science Foundation

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions addressing any aspects of the behavior of sounds in the indigenous languages of Latin America (Mexico, Central America, and South America), including submissions that address the topics of the roundtables. A one page abstract in the form of a PDF file should be sent to both: and no later than 11:59 PM, April 1, 2018. A second page may be added with data and references. Both pages should have at least 2.5 cm margins on all sides, and all text other than references should be in 11 point font or larger. The author's/authors' name/names should not appear on the abstract. No format other than PDF will be accepted. Abstracts may be in English or Spanish, the languages of the conference. All abstracts will be reviewed by a scientific committee, and decisions about acceptance will be sent to authors by June 1, 2018.

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