LINGUIST List 15.3123

Sat Nov 06 2004

Calls: Endangered Native American Langs/USA

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        1.    Lyle Campbell, Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

Message 1: Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

Date: 06-Nov-2004
From: Lyle Campbell <>
Subject: Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

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

Date: 08-Apr-2005 - 09-Apr-2005
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Contact Person: Lyle Campbell
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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

Call Deadline: 14-Jan-2005

Meeting Description:

Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America (April
8-9, 2005), dedicated to discussion of the documentation and revitalization
of endangered American Indian languages. Sponsored by the Center for
American Indian Languages (U of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah) and
Smithsonian Institution’s Dept of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural

Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America

Call for Papers

Call Deadline: Jan 14, 2005

annual CELCNA meeting) will be held April 8-9, 2005, on the University of
Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The sponsors of this conference are: (1) Center for American Indian
Languages (CAIL), University of Utah, (2) Department of Anthropology,
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, (3) Department
of Linguistics, U of Utah and (4) College of Humanities, U of Utah.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Leanne Hinton (Chair, Dept of Linguistics,
University of California, Berkeley).

We invite papers dealing with any aspect of endangered Native American
languages, in particular on documentation or revitalization. Papers are 20
minutes each in length, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion.
ABSTRACTS MUST BE RECEIVED by Jan 14, 2005. The program committee will
attempt to provide notification of acceptance by Jan. 21 (by e-mail).

Abstract submission guidelines:

- The abstract should be no more than 500 words in length. It should
include the title of the paper and the name (or names) of the
author/authors, together with the author's/authors' affiliation. (If the
paper is accepted, this abstract will be reproduced in conference materials
to be distributed to other participants.)

- Abstracts must be submitted electronically. Submissions should be in
Microsoft Word document, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Portable Document
Format (PDF). If possible, avoid special fonts (or arrange with the
organizers so they can be read).

- Please include in addition to your abstract appropriate contact details,
which include: contact author's name, e-mail address for the period of time
from January to April 2005, and a telephone contact number.

- More than one abstract may be submitted per person; however, only one
paper per person will be accepted for presentation. (The only exception
may be in instances where at least one of the papers has multiple authors.)

- Address abstracts to: (Lyle
Campbell), no later than Jan. 14, 2005.

Additional information on CELCNA will be posted on

Address enquiries for further information to: (Jen Mitchell), or (Julia Pratt)
If you need further information not easily arranged via e-mail, please
call: Tel. 801-581-8047 (Julia Pratt), or 801-585-9785 (Linguistics Dept.),
during business hours (Mountain Standard Time), or Fax 801-585-7351.

Pre-conference event: For those interested, the Fourth Annual University
of Utah Student Conference in Linguistics takes place immediately before
the CELCNA meeting, on April 7. Leanne Hinton is the keynote speaker for
this conference, also, which is a separate and independent meeting.
(Additional information will be posted on

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