WAIL 2010 2nd Call for papers

Rebekka S. Siemens rebekkasiemens at umail.ucsb.edu
Tue Jan 12 18:12:22 UTC 2010

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Santa Barbara, CA
April 30th-May 1st, 2010

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa  
Barbara announces its
13th 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.

Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic relevant to the  
study of language
in the Americas. Talks will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for  

Plenary speaker: Sally Rice (University of Alberta)

Special panel:
This year's workshop will include a panel presented by academic and  
researchers working on the documentation, description and  
revitalization of their heritage
languages. Talks will be 20 minutes each, followed by a  
question-and-answer period.

Abstracts should be 500 words or less (excluding examples and/or  
references). Hard copy
submissions will be accepted from those who do not have internet  
access. 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.

Online submissions:  Please submit all abstracts online at
http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/wail2010. PDF, RTF, Microsoft Word and Open
Office formats are preferred.

For hard copy submissions: 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; (6) title of your paper; (7)  
whether your submission
is for the general session or the Special Panel.

Send hard copy submissions to: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Attn: Daisy Rosenblum or Stephanie Morse
      Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

February 1st, 2010
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than March 1st, 2009.

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, Daisy  
Rosenblum and
Stephanie Morse, at wail.ucsb at gmail.com, or check out our website at

Rebekka S. Townsend
rebekkasiemens at umail.ucsb.edu

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