AAA Ethics Grant

October 7, 2012 No Comments Chad Nilep AAA, Announcements ,

Applications for AAA Committee on Ethics small grants for ethics curricular materials are due 2 November 2012. A grant of between $200 and $1,000 is available.

SLA Undergraduate Student Essay Contest

May 15, 2012 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, SLA, Undergraduate Paper Contest

On behalf of the SLA Executive Committee, I invite you to participate in this year’s Society for Linguistic Anthropology student essay prize competition for the best undergraduate paper in linguistic anthropology. (PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR THE GRADUATE PAPER CONTEST WAS EARLIER THIS SPRING. THOSE INTERESTED IN THE GRADUATE PAPER CONTEST SHOULD WAIT UNTIL THE NEXT CONTEST CYCLE IN SPRING 2013) The deadline for the undergraduate contest is June 30. The SLA will award a cash prize of $500, as well as $300 in travel reimbursement for the prize winner, in order to help ensure that they’ll be able to

Calls for papers at LINGANTH

March 14, 2012 No Comments Chad Nilep Announcements, Call for Papers

With abstracts for the 2012 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting coming due soon, various SLA members have sent out calls for papers. Here is a list of recent calls sent out via LINGANTH.

SLA Call for Application/Registration Waivers

March 1, 2012 1 Comment Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) AAA, Announcements

The SLA is calling for applications for registration waivers for participants in next year’s Annual Meetings in San Francisco. 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

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

Western Illinois University: Linguistic Anthropology Position Opening

November 23, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Jobs , ,

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 of teaching and research potential to: Chair, WIU Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455. AA/EO employer. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Review begins

Two-year replacement lecturer position – Sociocultural anthro/Sub-Saharan Africa

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.


October 23, 2011 No Comments Lindsay Bell Prizes, SLA, Uncategorized , ,

The annual meeting in Montreal is less than a month away. Before you fill your dance cards completely, I wanted to let you know about the fine selection of student-focused panels the SLA and other sections have put together in continued attempts to make the large meetings fruitful for every stage of your anthropological trajectory.   On behalf of the executive board, I am pleased to promote the invited panel “NEW VOICES IN ANTHROPOLOGY: THE SOCIETY OF LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY’S GRADUATE STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST” which will take place Saturday, November 19, 2011: 13:45-15:30. In lieu of our traditional single paper prize,

SAE Roundtables at AAA Meetings

October 12, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) AAA, Announcements

You can now register for the SAE Roundtable Luncheon on the AAA Meetings website. Tickets are $45, or just $15 for students. It’s a great opportunity to discuss topics of central importance in the discipline with other scholars, to contribute observations, and to ask questions, all while eating a catered meal together. The SAE Roundtable Luncheon will be held at the AAA meetings in Montreal on Saturday, November 19 from 12:15-2 PM. Linguistic Anthropologist Susan Gal will be leading one roundtable, and all highlight important issues. If you are already registered for the meeting you should use this guide:

Job Announcement, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University

October 11, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Jobs ,

The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University is  pleased to announce one of two  tenure-track positions in Sociolinguistics at the Assistant Professor level.  We seek candidates who have a strong record of research and teaching, and ability to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in any combination of subfields including but not limited to: analysis of videotaped interaction; computer mediated communication; language and gender, space, politics, religion or identity; intercultural  communication; classroom interaction; or macrosociolinguistics (including language policy and planning, bi- and multilingualism, and language endangerment). The appointment will start on August 1, 2012. Applicants must have completed

Two positions in Communication at University of Illinois

University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign The Department of Communication, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, seeks two full-time faculty members at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. Candidates for appointment should have or be near to completing the Ph.D. by the target start date of August 16, 2012. Salary level is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. We seek one outstanding candidate who specializes in any area of media effects; this may include mediated communication processes and effects; audience formation and behavior; health-related media content; or the role of media in political systems. We also seek an outstanding