Calls: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
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Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL
Date: 23-May-2008 - 24-May-2008
Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Contact Person: Joye Kiester
Meeting Email: wail.ucsbgmail.com
Web Site: http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/index.html
Call Deadline: 08-Feb-2008
The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara
announces its 11th annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL),
which provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical and
of the indigenous languages of the Americas.
3rd Call for Papers
New: Our keynote speaker this year is Keren Rice, U. of Toronto (topic TBA).
Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic in linguistics. 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
hard copy or email. Individuals may submit abstracts for one
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.
Special Panel on Language Policy: This year we are welcoming abstracts for a
Special Panel on all issues concerning language policy. Talks will be
each, followed by a group discussion/question-and-answer period.
For email submissions: Include the abstract as an attachment. Please limit your
abstracts to the following formats: PDF, RTF, or Microsoft Word document.
Include the following information in the body of the email message: (1) your
name; (2) affiliation; (3) mailing address; (4) phone number; (5)
(6) title of your paper; (7) whether your submission is for the general session
or the Special Panel.
Send email submissions to: wail.ucsbgmail.com
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
Attn: Joye Kiester or Verónica Muñoz Ledo
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts
February 8, 2008
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than February 29, 2008.
General Information: Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean near the
Santa Yñez Mountains. The UCSB campus is located near the Santa
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
For further information contact the conference coordinators, Joye Kiester and
Verónica Muñoz Ledo, at wail.ucsbgmail.com or (805) 893-3776, or check out our
website at http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/
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