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, […]

Introducing Lindsay Bell, Graduate Student Representative

Short bio for Lindsay Bell, the SLA’s graduate student representative

Deadline extended for SLA Annual Student Paper Prizes

Dear SLA Colleagues, I’m posting this message on behalf of my fellow SLA Executive Committee Member at Large, Jillian Cavanaugh, who is organizing this year’s SLA Annual Student Paper Prize competition. In the hope of having more submissions and a more competitive field, she is extending the deadline until June 30. She would also like […]

Study the life and culture of the Highland Maya (Deadline: March 26, 2010)

Ethnographic Field School in Highlan Guatemala 6 undergraduate credits in anthropology May 25–July 8, 2010 (two days on-campus, six weeks abroad) Maury Hutcheson, Ph.D. Program cost: $2,380 (includes roundtrip airfare) plus applicable VCU tuition[1] Based in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, this six-week program will provide students with a comprehensive overview of Mayan indigenous life in Guatemala, […]

CFP Volunteer Session AAA 2010: “Circulate-able” Selves

CFP Volunteer Session AAA 2010: How We Formulate “Circulate-able” Selves: Introductions as a Social and Political Discourse Genre. Send to Nathaniel Dumas by March 15th, 2010.

AAA 2010: SLA Call for Invited Sessions

AAA 2010: SLA Call for Invited Sessions

Curriculum and syllabus workshop (proposals due March 1, 2010)

CWA would like to work with sections to co-present a collaborative workshop at the 2010 annual meetings on World Anthropologies Curriculum and Syllabus Development.

International scholarship competition (proposals due January 10, 2010)

The Commission on World Anthropologies (CWA) is seeking proposals from sections for invited sessions featuring the participation of international scholars at the 2010 AAA annual meetings.

Call for submissions for the Sapir Prize (2010)

The Edward Sapir Book Prize was established in 2001 and is awarded in alternate years to a book that makes the most significant contribution to our understanding of language in society, or the ways in which language mediates historical or contemporary sociocultural processes. The SLA invites books with conceptual and theoretical focus, as well as […]

Tell us about your program!

One of the new website features we are very excited about is the new Program Directory. We hope this will become the most reliable place on the internet to learn about colleges, graduate schools and summer programs offering courses in linguistic anthropology. But this directory won’t build itself! If you teach or study linguistic anthropology, […]