[Lingtyp] Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

Marianne Mithun mithun at linguistics.ucsb.edu
Wed Feb 3 20:57:47 UTC 2016

19th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
   WAIL 2016

Date: 07-May-2016 - 08-May-2016
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact Person: Morgan Sleeper
Meeting Email: < click here to access email > <JavaScript:;>
Web Site: http://osl.sa.ucsb.edu/org/nail/WAIL

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

Call Deadline: 14-Feb-2016

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa 
Barbara announces its 19th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous 
Languages (WAIL), which provides a forum for the discussion of 
theoretical, descriptive, and practical studies of the indigenous 
languages of the Americas.

We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for this year will be:

Andrea L. Berez-Kroeker
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

General Information:
Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean near the Santa Yñez 
Mountains. The UCSB campus is located near the Santa Barbara airport. 
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.General Linguistics, Historical 
Linguistics, Language Documentation

2nd Call for Papers:
Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic relevant to the 
study of indigenous languages of the Americas. Talks will be 20 minutes, 
followed by 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts should be 500 words or 
less (excluding examples and/or references).

Individuals may submit abstracts for one single-authored and 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.

Abstracts should be submitted in .pdf format through the EasyAbs system 
found at: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/WAIL2016

Hard copy submissions will be accepted from those who do not have 
Internet access. Please send four copies of your abstract, along with a 
3x5 card with the following information:

- your name
- affiliation
- mailing address
- phone number
- email address
- title of your paper

Send hard copy submissions to:
Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Attn: Morgan Sleeper or Alexia Fawcett
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: February 14, 2016

Notification of acceptance will arrive by email no later than March 6, 

For further information, please contact the conference coordinators, 
Morgan Sleeper or Alexia Fawcett, at wail.ucsbgmail.com or check out our 
website, http://tinyurl.com/WAIL2016.
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