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Announcing the new “Tools for Linguistic Anthropologists” SLA resource site

We are very pleased to announce the first of a series of new resource sites, Tools for Linguistic Anthropologists, a blog and archive for the latest information about audio, video, and other tools we use in our field: The site currently includes articles by Mark Sicoli and Robin Shoaps and links to useful websites […]

Multikulti in context

Ingrid Piller at Language on the Move looks and English-medium news coverage of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s recent declaration, “Multikulti ist absolut gescheitert.” Piller says that the English language press largely seems to misunderstand the comments.

Nominees for the Edward Sapir Book Prize 2010

SLA is pleased to announce that the following 24 titles have been nominated and are eligible for the Edward Sapir Book Prize 2010.

Macaronic Orthography; or The Devill Kis his 肛門

My commute to my new job at Nagoya University this morning revealed that macarone is alive and well among Japanese taggers.

Circulating Among the Language Panels in New Orleans

Mark Allen Peterson Miami University Circulation is the keyword of this year’s meeting, and it appears in the title of several of the more than forty panels devoted to language at the meetings in New Orleans next month. There are eight language panels on Wednesday beginning at noon with “Time and Language among the Maya.” […]

Language in the Media 4: Second Call for Papers (November 15)

2nd Call for papers 4th International Language in the Media Conference Language(?) in the Media(?): Rethinking the Field Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th June 2011 University of Limerick, Ireland Keynote speakers Mike Cormack (Sabhal Mòr Ostaigh, UK) Nikolas Coupland (Cardiff University, UK) Sari Pietikäinen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) Kathryn Woolard (University of California, San Diego, […]