SLA Interdisciplinary Public Engagement Conference Fund CFP & Application

December 16, 2015 3 Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) AAA, Announcements, Call for Sessions, Events, SLA

Interdisciplinary Public Engagement Conference Fund Call for Proposals Deadline: October 1, 2016 for 2017 Conferences SLA announces an initiative to fund conference submissions promoting the dissemination of activist linguistic anthropology work at venues beyond the AAA Meetings, in order to promote collaboration across subdisciplinary and disciplinary boundaries. For example, SLA has supported two special colloquia on linguistic anthropology and social justice at the 2014 and 2016 American Association of Applied Linguistics conferences, although support is not limited to AAAL or Linguistics-specific conferences. Up to $500 per presenter for up to eight presenters, for reimbursement of conference travel expenses is available,

CFP: The Struggle Over Text and Context in the Healthcare Industry: Where Is Anthropological Insight

March 21, 2013 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Call for Sessions

Via Lissie Wahl-Kleiser: Lissie Wahl-Kleiser, Seth D. Hannah, Michael T. Nathan Contextualization is sine que non for anthropological interpretation. Applied industries, in contrast, favor literal interpretation of written and oral communication. Contextualization is notoriously absent from interpreting industry codes of ethics and standards of practice and when mentioned at all, it is given marginal attention. Does anthropology have anything to offer the processes of interpretation outside its own discipline? If so, how, when, and where? Do interpreters and the institutions they work for have flexibility to employ a more contextualized approach to interpretation? Might such questions uncover other struggles and negotiations

SLA Submissions for AAA (March 15)

February 5, 2013 2 Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) AAA, Announcements, Call for Sessions

The Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA) invites your submissions for the American Anthropological Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting, which will be held this year in Chicago, Illinois, November 20-24. This year’s theme is: “Future Publics, Current Engagements”.

Call for Submissions, AAA 2012

January 23, 2012 2 Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) AAA, Announcements, Call for Sessions

Dear Linguistic Anthropologists,   It’s that time of year again: The Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA) invites your submissions for the American Anthropological Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting, which will be held this year in San Francisco, California, November 14-18.  This year’s theme is: “Borders and Crossings”.  As this year’s SLA Section Program Editor, I am writing to encourage you to submit invited sessions, volunteered sessions, and volunteered papers and posters.  We are also including the call for submissions for graduate student papers for the SLA’s Annual Student Essay Prize; please take a look at that call if you are a

Call for Section Assembly Meeting Registration Waiver Applications

March 9, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Call for Sessions, Events

The SLA is calling for applications for registration waivers for participants in next year’s Annual Meetings in Montreal. The SLA will have one waiver to allocate and can compete for additional waivers if they become available. The AAA’s registration waiver program provides registration and membership fee waivers for qualified scholars.  Qualifying scholars are: 1) individuals, regardless of academic degree, who bring a perspective to Meetings valued by the nominating Section; and 2) individuals asked to participate in a proposed event or Invited Session sponsored by your Section.  Qualifying scholars may be employed outside the United States or Canada as practicing

Call for Sessions: 2011 Annual Meeting of the AAA

February 3, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) AAA, Announcements, Call for Sessions, Events

Dear Linguistic Anthropologists, It’s that time of year again: The Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA) invites your submissions for the American Anthropological Association’s 2011 Annual Meeting, which will be held this year in Montreal, Quebec, November 16-20.  This year’s theme is: “Traces, Tidemarks, and Legacies”.  As this year’s SLA Section Program Editor, I am writing to encourage you to submit invited sessions, volunteered sessions, and volunteered papers and posters.  We are also including the call for submissions for graduate student papers for the SLA’s Annual Student Essay Prize; please take a look at that call if you are a graduate