LINGUIST List 32.3484

Thu Nov 04 2021

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 02-Nov-2021
From: Jordan Douglas-Tavani <>
Subject: 24th Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
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Full Title: 24th Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL 24

Date: 08-Apr-2022 - 09-Apr-2022
Location: University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Contact Person: Jordan Douglas-Tavani
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 23-Nov-2021

Meeting Description:

The Linguistics Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its 24th 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.

2nd Call for Papers:

The Workshop on American Indigenous Languages is an annual conference about American Indigenous Languages and Linguistics hosted by the University of California, Santa Barbara Graduate Students in Linguistics.

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.

Please submit two abstracts, one with the identifying information of the person or persons giving the presentation along with affiliations and contact information, the other with no indication of the author(s). If authors must be cited, they should be referred to as (Author [DATE]). Hard copy submissions will be accepted from those who do not have Internet access. For this, 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. Abstracts can be submitted via the abstract submission form on the conference website:

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: Tuesday, November 23 at 6:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time)

Notification of acceptance will arrive by email no later than: Friday, February 4, 2022.

NOTE: WAIL will be prepared to go online at any time prior to the start, should the need arise due to any risks or dangers posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic or other health or safety emergencies.

Presenters at WAIL are eligible for inclusion in the Proceedings of WAIL. Presenters will be given the opportunity to submit their paper for publication in the Proceedings of WAIL for a month after WAIL is held. These papers will be subject to editorial review before being published on this website and will be publicly available. All papers must comport with the style sheet guidelines of Language (

Conference Website:

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