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Western Illinois University seeks tenure-track assistant professor in Linguistic Anthropology. Requirements: evidence of teaching and research abilities; Ph.D. in Anthropology by time of appointment. Preferences: environmental anthropology or human ecology; a geographic focus that complements current faculty. Submit cover letter, vita with 3 references including contact information, 3 letters of support, official transcripts, and evidence [...]
The preliminary schedule for the the American Anthropological Association’s 2011 Annual Meeting, to be held in Montreal, Quebec November 16-20, has been released. The preliminary program does not include abstracts, and there may be some changes.
Submissions are now open for the 2012 Edward Sapir book prize.
The “Johnson” language blog has an interesting post on Balinese language levels and the effects of nationalism, globalization, and modernity on the Balinese language.
Parsing natural language input to determine what is actually wanted by us humans is difficult, very much because so many contextual clues are buried within linguistic forms that are often quite indirect.
American University seeks applications for an advanced associate or full professor who will serve as Chair of the Department of Anthropology beginning August 2012.
Teaching the context bound nature of linguistic meaning.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Vermont invites applications for one-year full-time lecturer position in socio-cultural anthropology to begin August 2012, with the possibility of reappointment for a second year beginning August 2013.
The Departments of English and Anthropology at the University of Alaska Anchorage invite applications for a joint tenure-track assistant professor position in anthropological linguistics, beginning August 2012.