23.229, Calls: Lang Documentation, Anthro Ling, Historical Ling, Typology/USA

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Subject: 23.229, Calls: Lang Documentation, Anthro Ling, Historical Ling, Typology/USA

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Date: 12-Jan-2012
From: Jennifer Mitchell [jennifer.mitchell at utah.edu]
Subject: Conference on the Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America


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Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:54:00
From: Jennifer Mitchell [jennifer.mitchell at utah.edu]
Subject: Conference on the Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

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Full Title: Conference on the Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America 
Short Title: CELCNA 

Date: 23-Mar-2012 - 24-Mar-2012
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA 
Contact Person: Jennifer Mitchell
Meeting Email: cail.utah at gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.cail.utah.edu/?pageId=1049 

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics; Typology 

Call Deadline: 18-Jan-2012 

Meeting Description:

8th Annual Conference on the Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America (CELCNA)
Dates: March 23-24, 2012
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Sponsors:

Smithsonian Institution, College of Humanities, and the Center for American Indian Languages, University of Utah

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. K. David Harrison, Swarthmore College, Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages

Teacher Workshop:

A concurrent workshop, organized by Marianna Di Paolo (University of Utah), entitled 'Teaching Beginning Students How to Speak their Ancestral Language: Oral Language Development' will be held on Friday, March 23. Participation for this workshop requires pre-registration, available on the conference website:

http://www.cail.utah.edu

Registration: 

Pre-registration is available on the conference website.

Registration before March 12: $75 for conference participants (students $35) (tribal elders, no cost).  (This is used to cover the cost of conference rooms, refreshments and dinner on Friday evening.)

Registration after March 12 or on-site: $85 for conference participants ($45 for students).

Registration is available on the conference website.

Accommodations:

University Guest House - 100 yards from the meeting venue (Officers' Club) and from CAIL. To book accommodations, contact the Guest House directly (mention CELCNA):

University Guest House University of Utah 
110 South Fort Douglas Blvd.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84113-5036 
Toll free:  1-888-416-4075 (or 801-587-1000)
Fax 801-587-1001
Website:  http://www.guesthouse.utah.edu
(Please make reservations early; rooms will be held for the conference only until early March.) 

Final Call for Papers:

Presentations are invited on any aspect of American Indian languages. Special interest this year is being placed on language documentation and description, computational approaches to documentation and revitalization, community outcomes of language documentation, and lessons learned from language documentation. Other suitable emphases include language revitalization; historical linguistics; anthropological linguistics; sociolinguistics; text collection and analysis; phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. American Indian participants are especially invited and encouraged to attend. For more information about the conference, and to register, visit the conference web page at http://www.cail.utah.edu and click on the CELCNA link.

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute oral presentations. Presentations can be given in English or Spanish.

There is a $100 'Future Scholar' award for the best student abstract to be presented at the conference. Please make sure to indicate if you are student during the abstract submission process.  

Abstract deadline: January 18, 2012 (Deadline has been extended until January 18, 2012)

The Program Committee will announce results about February 3, 2012.  

Abstract Guidelines:

Abstracts, no longer than one page including references, should follow best practices and where possible include the conclusions of your paper and any relevant data. To submit an abstract, please go to:

http://www.cail.utah.edu

Archive of Proceedings:

Papers delivered at the conference are eligible to be included in the proceedings of the conference, archived on the website for the Center for American Indian Languages. Finished papers must be received no later than two weeks after the conference to be included in the conference proceedings.

Additional Information:

Contact Jennifer Mitchell at cail.utah at gmail.com. If you need information not easily arranged via email, please call Tel. 801-587-0720 during business hours.





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