[Ads-l] International Linguistic Associarion -- CALL

David K. Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Thu Jan 23 13:54:41 UTC 2020



Dear Friends of the ILA,


You are invited to submit proposals to present at the 2020 ILA Conference to
be held in April this year.


Please find the second call for papers for the 65th ILA Conference with an
extended deadline of February 16. See details below and in the attached pdf


Sincere regards,

Antoinette Jones

International Linguistic Association

Membership Administrator


65th Annual Conference of the International Linguistic Association Honoring
the Legacy of Eugenio Chang-Rodriquez Co-Sponsored with the Hispanic Latino
Cultural Center, College of Old Westbury, SUNY Old Westbury (Long Island),
New York, April 16 - 18, 2020




Conference Theme: Indigenous Languages and Cultures of the Americas The
focus of the 2020 conference is indigenous languages and cultures of the
Americas, for which we are soliciting abstracts on all aspects of the
description, documentation and decipherment of texts of pre-colonial
traditions. Papers are also invited on the sociolinguistic documentation and
revitalization efforts of the speech communities of aboriginal Canada, the
US, and Latin America.


Topics may include (but are not limited to) the following:

• Classification of indigenous languages • Linguistic structures •
Typologies of indigenous languages • Missionary linguistics of the 16th
century--present • Endangered languages and cultures • Bi/multilingualism
and education • Quechua and Aymara and other languages of the Andes •
Amazonian languages • Revitalization and language planning • Mayan languages
• Nahuatl languages • Cosmologies and glyphic symbolism • Native American
narrative • Indigenous writing systems • Language contact


NOTE: In keeping with the ILA tradition, we also invite individual papers or
posters on other areas of linguistics. Each presentation should last no more
than twenty-five minutes, including time for questions and discussion.
Proposals also may be submitted for three- hour workshops for teachers on
topics related to the teaching of language, literacy and/or linguistics.

Plenary Speakers


Galen Brokaw, University of Montana, USA Odi Gonzales, New York University,
USA Judith Maxwell, Tulane University, USA Juan Mora Catlett, Escuela
Nacional de Artes Cinematográficas, (ENAC) UNAM, México Fernando Nava,
Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas (IIA) UNAM, México Keren Rice,
University of Toronto


Guidelines for Proposals Papers and Posters


A paper or poster title and abstract of between 300 and 400 words, excluding
references, is required along with a summary abstract for the conference
booklet of no more than 150 words. The author's name, institutional
affiliation, mailing address, and phone number must also be included.
Workshops A brief presentation/rationale of about 200 words should argue for
the relevance of the theoretical/applied content in language, linguistics or
literacy that will be explored and examined during the workshop. Objectives,
a brief description of the activities to be implemented during the session,
and a maximum of five reading references should be included in the proposal.
A separate brief CV (100

words) of the workshop leader/s indicating relevant workshop/instructional
experience is also required. All proposals will be blind reviewed for
quality and originality. Submissions should mainly contain new material and
must not have been published previously in order to be considered.


All proposals should be emailed in a MSWord (.doc, .docx) file and using
“ILA2020” in the subject line, to Antoinette Jones, Conference Coordinator
at netta.jones at ilaword.org by Sunday, February 16, 2020. 

Notification of acceptances will be sent on or before Sunday, March 8, 2020.
The author(s) whose proposals have been accepted for the ILA Annual
Conference must register by Sunday, March 15, the 2020 pre-registration
deadline in order to be included in the Conference Program.


Conference Registration Information

Pre-Registration fees (received by Sunday, March 15, 2020) • ILA Members: US
$150 (conference fee for paid-up 2019 ILA members) • Non-Members: US $200
(includes conference fee & membership with 1 year


• Graduate Students, Retirees: US $130 (includes conference fee & membership
with 1 year WORD) • Undergraduate students, K-12 teachers: US $80 (includes
conference fee & membership with 1 year WORD) Registration fees from Monday,
March 16,


• ILA Members: US $250 (conference fee for paid-up 2019 ILA members) •
Non-Members: US $310 (conference fee & membership with 1 year WORD) •
Graduate Students, Retirees: US $160 (conference fee & membership with

1 year WORD)

• Undergraduate Students: US $100 (includes conference fee & membership with
1 year WORD) Workshop Registration fee (One Day Registration) • K-12
Teachers: US $30 (includes access to same day plenary session) ONE DAY
Registration fee (on site):

• Members and Non-Members: US $100

• Graduate Students and Retirees: US $75 For registration payments, go to


Conference Venue

College of Old Westbury, SUNY 223 Store Hill Road Westbury, NY 11568


Further Information Inquiries may be sent to the Conference Chair(s):

Cathy McClure Kathleen.mcclure at lehman.cuny.edu Kathleen O'Connor-Bater
oconnorbaterk at oldwestbury.edu


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