WAIL 2002 call for papers

Jeanie Castillo jeaniec at UMAIL.UCSB.EDU
Fri Nov 2 20:19:19 UTC 2001

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Santa Barbara, CA
April 26-28, 2002

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its fifth annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL), which provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical and descriptive linguistic studies of indigenous languages of the Americas.

Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic in linguistics.  Talks will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.  Individuals may submit abstracts for one single and one co-authored paper.  Abstracts should be 500 words or less and can be submitted by hard copy or email.

For hard copy submissions, please send five copies of your abstract and a 3x5 card with the following information: (1) name; (2) affiliation; (3) mailing address; (4) phone number; (5) email address; (6) title of your paper.

Send hard copy submissions to:
   Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
   Department of Linguistics
   University of California, Santa Barbara
   Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Email submissions are encouraged.  Include the information from the 3x5 card (above) in the body of the email message with the abstract as an attachment.  Please limit your abstracts to the following formats:  PDF, RTF, or Microsoft Word document.

Send email submissions to:
   wail at linguistics.ucsb.edu

Notification of acceptance will be by email by February 15, 2002.

General Information:  Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean near the Santa Ynez mountains.  The UCSB campus is located near the Santa Barbara airport.  Participants may also choose to fly into LAX airport in Los Angeles which is approximately 90 miles south of the campus.  Shuttle buses run between LAX and Santa Barbara.  Information about hotel accommodations will be posted on the web.

For further information contact the conference coordinator at wail at linguistics.ucsb.edu or (805) 893-3776 or check out our website at http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/

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