Calls: Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Sat Jan 19 15:28:19 UTC 2008

Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages
Short Title: OWNAL

Date: 19-Apr-2008 - 19-Apr-2008
Location: Tahlequah, Oklahoma, USA
Contact Person: Brad Montgomery-Anderson
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 29-Feb-2008

OWNAL is a one-day workshop that focuses on Native languages of the
Americas; it
takes place concurrently with the Symposium on the American Indian.

The Center for Tribal Studies at Northeastern State University in
Tahlequah, OK,
announces its 1st annual Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages. OWNAL
focuses on descriptive studies of indigenous languages of the Americas. This
one-day workshop takes place on the last day of the 36th Annual
Symposium on the
American Indian (April 16-19, 2008) and is located in the historic
Bacone house,
site of the first Indian University west of the Mississippi. After the
participants may attend the Saturday Powwow that brings together well-known
fancy dancers and local Oklahoma tribes.

The deadline for abstracts is February 29. Talks are 20 minutes in length,
followed by 10 minutes for questions. Abstracts should be less than 500 words
and should be submitted by email. Contact detail and institutional affiliation
must be included. The program committee will announce the presentation schedule
no later than March 10. Abstracts and questions should be submitted to Brad
Montgomery-Anderson (
Registration: $40, $20 for students. (This fee is primarily a
fundraiser for the
symposium; it also pays for refreshments and a catered lunch. Make checks
payable to NSU with 'Center for Tribal Studies-OWNAL' in the memo).

Registration should be sent to:

Northeastern State University
Center for Tribal Studies-OWNAL
600 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464

For accommodations and directions, visit the website for the Symposium of the
American Indian.

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