Call for Papers

21st Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

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By / Deadline​ ​for​ ​receipt​ ​of​ ​abstracts:​ ​February​ ​23,​ ​2018. 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 at Hard copy submissions will be accepted from those who do not have Internet access. Please send four copies of your abstract, along with a 3×5 card with the following information: (1) your name; (2) affiliation; (3) mailing address; (4) phone number; (5) email address; and (6) title of your paper.

Send hard copy submissions to:
Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Attn: Adrienne Tsikewa or Jesus Olguin Martinez
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106