Calls: Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Tue Feb 10 02:40:30 UTC 2009

Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages
Short Title: OWNAL

Date: 18-Apr-2009 - 19-Apr-2009
Location: Tahlequah, USA
Contact Person: Brad Montgomery-Anderson
Meeting Email:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation;
Morphology; Syntax; Typology

Language Family(ies): Na-Dene; Uto-Aztecan

Call Deadline: 10-Feb-2009

Meeting Description:

OWNAL focuses on descriptive studies of indigenous languages of the Americas

Call for Papers

We have extended the deadline for abstract submissions to February 10.

Please share this with any interested colleagues. Graduate students are
encouraged to submit abstracts.

OWNAL: Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19 2009, Northeastern State University,
Tahlequah, OK

The Center for Tribal Studies at Northeastern State University in
Tahlequah, OK,
announces its 2nd annual Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages.

OWNAL focuses on descriptive studies of indigenous languages of the
Americas. This weekend workshop takes place at the end of the 37th Annual
Symposium of the American Indian (April 15-18, 2009) and is located in the
historic Bacone house, site of the first Indian university west of the
Mississippi. After the Saturday workshop, participants may attend the
Saturday Powwow that brings together well-known fancy dancers and local
Oklahoma tribes.

The deadline for abstracts is February 10. Talks are 20 minutes in length,
followed by 10 minutes for questions.

Dr. Marianne Mithun will deliver a keynote address on Saturday.

Abstracts should be less than 500 words and may be submitted by email. Contact
details, institutional affiliation, and title (professor, student, or
independent scholar) must be included. The program committee will announce the
presentation schedule no later than February 20. Abstracts and questions may 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

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