CALL FOR PAPERS: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL)

Bradley McDonnell bradley.mcdonnell at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 22:04:00 UTC 2011


CALL FOR PAPERS
Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Santa Barbara, CA
April 27th- 28th, 2012

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara
announces its 15th 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 discussion. Abstracts should be 500 words or less (excluding
examples and/or references) and can be submitted online at
http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/wail2012. 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:* Abstracts can be submitted online at
http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/wail2012 in PDF format.



*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: Elliott Hoey or Dibella Wdzenczny
            Department of Linguistics

University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA 93106



DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS:January 31st, 2011

Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than February 29th,
2012.


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 (http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/).



For further information contact the conference coordinators, Elliott Hoey or
Dibella Wdzenczny, at wail.ucsb at gmail.com, or check out our website at
http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/



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