Call for papers - 10th Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

Carmen Jany cjany at
Fri Nov 10 00:19:16 UTC 2006

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Santa Barbara, CA
May 11-12, 2007

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

Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic in linguistics.  
Talks will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.  
Abstracts should be 500 words or less (excluding examples and/or  
references) and can be submitted by hard copy or email.  Individuals  
may submit abstracts for one single 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.

For email submissions: Include the abstract as an attachment. Please  
limit your abstracts to the following formats: PDF, RTF, or Microsoft  
Word document.

Include the following information in the body of the email message:  
(1) your name; (2) affiliation; (3) mailing address; (4) phone number;  
(5) email address; (6) title of your paper.

Send email submissions to:  wail at

For hard copy submissions: Please send five copies of your abstract,  
along with a 3x5 card with: (1) your 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

February 1, 2007
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than February 22, 2007.

General Information: Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean  
near the Santa YƱez Mountains. The UCSB campus is located near the  
Santa Barbara airport. Participants may also fly into LAX airport in  
Los Angeles, which is approximately 90 miles southeast of the campus.  
Shuttle buses run between LAX and Santa Barbara. Information about  
hotel accommodations will be posted on our website  

For further information contact the conference coordinators, Joye  
Kiester or Bekki Siemens, at wail at or (805)  
893-3776, or check out our website at

Carmen Jany
cjany at

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