Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
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Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America



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

Date: 28-Mar-2008 - 30-Mar-2008
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Contact Person: Tamrika Khvtisiashvili
Meeting Email: tamrikakhotmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 18-Jan-2008

Meeting Description

Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America (CELCNA)
Papers or posters on any aspect of American Indian languages, in particular
on
documentation or revitalization. Conference on Endangered Languages and
Cultures of Native America (4th annual CELCNA) First Announcement

Dates & Place: March 28-30, 2008, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sponsors: Smithsonian Institution, American Philosophical Society, and CAIL
(Center for American Indian Languages, University of Utah)

Keynote speakers: MaryAnn Willie (University of Arizona, Navajo Nation)

Call for papers: Papers or posters are invited on any aspect of American
Indian languages, in particular on documentation or revitalization. American
Indian participants are especially invited. Papers are 20 minutes each in
length, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

Deadline: for Abstracts: Jan. 18, 2008. The Program Committee will announce
results about Feb. 1.

Papers and posters can be presented in English or Spanish; abstracts can be
submitted in English or Spanish. There will some be Spanish language
sessions, and those working with indigenous languages of Latin America are
encouraged to come and participate. Habrán algunas sesiones en español, y
por eso se invitan ponencias y posters en español; los abstracts también
pueden ser enviados en español. Son muy cordialmente invitados todos los que
trabajan con lenguas indígenas de América Latina.

Workshop on teaching American Indian languages (and language
revitalization),  Thursday, March 27; all interested are warmly invited - no
cost (just registration for CELCNA)

Abstract guidelines: Abstracts, no longer than 500 words (a paragraph or two

will do), should include paper title, name of author(s), affiliation.
Abstracts
should be submitted by e-mail, in Microsoft Word document, RTF, or PDF.
Include
contact details for January to April 2008. Only one abstract per person
(except
where a paper has multiple authors). Address: Send abstracts to:
cail.utahgmail.com (by Jan. 18, 2008).

Registration: $25 (students $15) (tribal elders, no cost) [to cover cost of
conference rooms, refreshments]

Accommodations: University Guest House - 100 yards from the meeting venue.
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: www.guesthouse.utah.edu
(Please make reservations early; rooms will be held for the conference only
until early March.)

Additional information: Contact Tamrika Khvtisiashvili hotmail.com>,
or for particular questions, Lyle Campbell at
lyle.campbelllinguistics.utah.edu. If you need information not easily
arranged
via e-mail, please call: Tel. 801-587-0720 or 801-581-3441 during business
hours, or Fax 801-585-7351.



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