[lg policy] calls: Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 20 15:31:21 UTC 2010

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

Date: 22-Apr-2011 - 23-Apr-2011
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Contact Person: Jennifer Mitchell
Meeting Email: cail.utahgmail.com
Web Site: http://www.cail.utah.edu/?pageId=1049

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

Other Specialty: Amerindian Languages

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

The 7th annual Conference on the Endangered Languages and Cultures of
Native America is sponsored by the Center for American Indian Languages
(CAIL) and the Smithsonian. Presentations of research on any aspect of
American Indian languages are invited.

Call for Papers

Abstracts deadline: Jan. 15, 2011

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

Keynote speaker: TBA

Call for papers: Presentations are invited on any aspect of American Indian
languages, including language documentation and description; language
revitalization; historical linguistics; theoretical implications of minority
languages; anthropological linguistics; sociolinguistics; text collection and
analysis; phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.
American Indian participants are especially invited and encouraged to

Abstracts are invited for: (a) 20-minute papers or (b) posters. Please
indicate your preference with your abstract.
Papers and posters can be presented in English or Spanish.

Deadline: for abstracts Jan. 15, 2011. The Program Committee will
announce results about Feb. 5.

Abstract guidelines: Abstracts, no longer than one page including
references, should include paper title, name of author(s), affiliation.
Abstracts will be submitted on line through the LINGUIST List's conference
support facility. To submit an abstract, please go to
http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/CELCNA2011 .

Call for Workshop Proposals: Proposals are also encouraged for special
workshops in language revitalization, such as materials development,
orthographic issues. Proposals for workshops or discussion sessions
should specify which person or persons will lead the discussion, and what
the proposed topic/question for discussion is.

Deadline: for workshop proposals Dec. 15, 2010.

Teacher Workshop: A concurrent workshop entitled Teaching beginning
students how to speak their ancestral language will be held on Friday April,
22nd organized by Marianna DiPaolo of the University of Utah.
Participation for this workshop requires pre-registration; available on the
conference website cail.utah.edu.

Special Session on Community Language Programs: A special concurrent
session concentrating on revitalization programs, language classes,
technology, orthography, and other community issues will be held on
Saturday April 23rd. Authors should indicate if their preference is to present
their paper at this session or the main session.

Registration: $70 for conference participants (students $35) (tribal elders,
no cost). This is used to cover the cost of conference rooms, refreshments
and dinner on Friday evening.

There is no pre-registration; registration is in person at the conference,
payable by Cash or Check (sorry, no credit card facilities).

Accommodations: University Guest House - 100 yards from the meeting
venue (Officers' Club) and from CAIL. 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 Jennifer Mitchell: cail.utahgmail.com. If you
need information not easily arranged via e-mail, please call: Tel. 801-587-
0720 during business hours.


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