Call for Papers

Megan Lukaniec megan.lukaniec at
Mon Feb 10 07:18:37 UTC 2014


I was wondering if it was possible to submit the following call for 
papers in the Funknet digest. The upcoming conference is the Workshop on 
American Indigenous Languages held by the UCSB Linguistics Department. 
The call can be found below in the body of email and as a .docx attachment.

Thanks so much,
Megan Lukaniec
WAIL Coordinator

17th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL 2014)
Santa Barbara, CA
May 2^nd - 3^rd , 2014

_Meeting Description:_

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa 
Barbara announces its 17^th 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.

We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for this year will 
be Lucy Thomason (Smithsonian Institution).

_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.

_Call for Papers: _

Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic relevant to the 
study of indigenous languages of 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).

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.

Abstracts should be submitted in .pdf format through the EasyAbs system 
found at the address below:

Hard copy submissions will be accepted from those who do not have 
internet access. 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; and (6) title 
of your paper.

Send hard copy submissions to:

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

Attn: Megan Lukaniec or Kayla Eisman

Department of Linguistics

University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA 93106

*Deadline for receipt of abstracts: February 21, 2014 *

Notification of acceptance will arrive by email no later than March 14, 

For further information, please contact the conference coordinators, 
Megan Lukaniec or Kayla Eisman, at wail.ucsb at or check out our 
website at 

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