conference announcement

Lyle Campbell lyle.campbell at LINGUISTICS.UTAH.EDU
Thu Nov 4 21:27:26 UTC 2004

Dear Endangered Languages Folks:

I would like to draw your attention to the following conference:

Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

Call for Papers

Call Deadline:  Jan 14, 2005

meeting) will be held April 8-9, 2005, on the 
University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The sponsors of this conference are: (1) Center 
for American Indian Languages (CAIL), University 
of Utah, (2) Department of Anthropology, National 
Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian 
Institution, (3) Department of Linguistics, U of 
Utah and (4) College of Humanities, U of Utah.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Leanne Hinton 
(Chair, Dept of Linguistics, University of 
California, Berkeley).

We invite papers dealing with any aspect of 
endangered Native American languages, in 
particular on documentation or revitalization. 
Papers are 20 minutes each in length, with an 
additional 10 minutes for discussion. ABSTRACTS 
MUST BE RECEIVED by Jan 14, 2005. The program 
committee will attempt to provide notification of 
acceptance by Jan. 21 (by e-mail).

Abstract submission guidelines:

 The abstract should be no more than 500 words 
in length.  It should include the title of the 
paper and the name (or names) of the 
author/authors, together with the 
author's/authors' affiliation.  (If the paper is 
accepted, this abstract will be reproduced in 
conference materials to be distributed to other 

 Abstracts must be submitted electronically. 
Submissions should be in Microsoft Word document, 
Rich Text Format (RTF), or Portable Document 
Format (PDF).  If possible, avoid special fonts 
(or arrange with the organizers so they can be 

 Please include in addition to your abstract 
appropriate contact details, which include: 
contact author's name, e-mail address for the 
period of time from January to April 2005, and a 
telephone contact number.

 More than one abstract may be submitted per 
person; however, only one paper per person will 
be accepted for presentation.  (The only 
exception may be in instances where at least one 
of the papers has multiple authors.)

 Address abstracts to: 
lyle.campbell at (Lyle 
Campbell), no later than Jan. 14, 2005.

Additional information on CELCNA will be posted 
on  Address 
enquiries for further information to:
Phatmandu7 at (Jen Mitchell), or julialice at (Julia Pratt)
If you need further information not easily 
arranged via e-mail, please call: Tel. 
801-581-8047 (Julia Pratt), or 801-585-9785 
(Linguistics Dept.),  during business hours 
(Mountain Standard Time), or Fax 801-585-7351.

Pre-conference event:  For those interested, the 
Fourth Annual University of Utah Student 
Conference in Linguistics takes place immediately 
before the CELCNA meeting, on April 7.  Leanne 
Hinton is the keynote speaker for this 
conference, also, which is a separate and 
independent meeting.  (Additional information 
will be posted on

Many thanks,

Dr. Lyle Campbell,
Professor of Linguistics, Director of the Center for American Indian Languages
Dept. of Linguistics, University of Utah, 255 S. 
Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City,
Utah 84112-0492   Tel. 801-581-3441 (office), 801-585-9785 (Linguistics Dept.),
Fax 801-585-7351
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