Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

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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: 27-Mar-2009 - 29-Mar-2009
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Contact Person: Elizabeth Neilson
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; General
Linguistics; Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 16-Jan-2009

Meeting Description:

Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America
5th annual CELCNA

Dates: March 27-29, 2009, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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

Keynote speaker: Nora England (University of Texas, Austin)

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. 16, 2009. The Program Committee will announce
results about Feb. 2.

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 entregados en español. Son muy
cordialmente invitados todos los que trabajan con lenguas indígenas de América

Abstract guidelines: Abstracts, no longer than 300 words (a paragraph or two
will do), should include paper title, name of author(s), affiliation. Abstracts
should be submitted in Microsoft Word format, RTF, or PDF to Please ensure that contact details
are current for January to April 2009. Only one abstract per person (except
where a paper has multiple authors).

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