Preview for Inaugural SLA Spring 2017 Conference

September 22, 2017 No Comments Mariam Durrani Events, SLA Section News

The Society for Linguistic Anthropology is excited to announce that our association will soon be open to receive submissions to our inaugural conference. The conference organizing committee is working with AAA to get the registration site set up in addition to a website connected to the SLA page that will provide detailed information about the event, submission instructions, accommodations, and transportation. In anticipation of this site being launched soon, we are now circulating the CFP so that colleagues can be aware of the conference theme and the types of submissions we seek.  Please read on and consider submitting… CFP, SLA

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,

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

Interpersonal Communication, Part Time (Adjunct) Position

September 14, 2011 No Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Events, Jobs , , ,

For people in the SF Bay Area: Interpersonal Communication, Part Time (Adjunct) Position The Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a part time (adjunct) instructor to teach one section of our introductory interpersonal communication course “Communication and Everyday Life,” a theory-based introduction to interpersonal communication. This course is scheduled to be taught Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for 65 minutes during spring semester 2012. This position is pending approval and funding. Preference is for a candidate who has completed at least some doctoral-level work in interpersonal communication and who has taught an introduction to interpersonal communication (or similar course) at the

SLA Undergraduate Paper Contest

June 6, 2011 2 Comments Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Announcements, Events, Prizes, SLA, Undergraduate Paper Contest

From Jillian Cavanaugh (SLA Executive Committee Member at Large and organizer of this year’s competition): Dear SLA Colleagues, 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 bestundergraduate 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 2012) The deadline for the undergraduate contest is July 30. The SLA will award a cash prize of $500, as well as $300

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

Call for papers, AAA 2011: Language Contact

February 3, 2011 1 Comment Leila AAA, Events, Language Diversity, Language Loss, SLA

Forty Years After: Tidemarks, Legacies and Futures of Research on Language Contact This year marks forty years since the publication of Pidginization and Creolization of Languages. Edited by Dell Hymes, the volume has been foundational for research on language contact and creolization. Furthermore, in foreshadowing our intellectual engagements with the shifting realities of today, many of its insights and implications have entered into intellectual traffic with other fields and disciplines. The field of research charted by Hymes and DeCamp in their introductory remarks in the volume was as much concerned with questions of population flows, the linguistic and communicative continuities

Second CfP: Conference on Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (January 31 Deadline)

January 7, 2011 1 Comment Diego Arispe-Bazán (SLA Web Assistant) Call for Papers, Events

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS *Please give widest distribution* Please note that the abstract submission deadline for this conference has been extended to January 31, 2011. THE 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, INTERACTION, AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION University of California, Santa Barbara May 12-14, 2011 Presented by: The Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (LISO) Graduate Student Organization at UCSB ~ & ~ The Center for Language, Interaction and Culture (CLIC) Graduate Student Association at UCLA PLENARY SPEAKERS Virginia Teas Gill Illinois State University Sociology Alexandra Jaffe California State University, Long Beach Linguistics Julia Menard-Warwick University of California, Davis Linguistics Jennifer Roth-Gordon University

Circulating Among the Language Panels in New Orleans

October 18, 2010 3 Comments mark AAA, Announcements, Events, SLA

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.” At 2:00 pm the “Diaphonous Medium: A Semiotics of Hiding and Suggestion” is scheduled. Two panels are scheduled for 4:00 pm: “Anthropologies of the Voice” and “Chronotopes and Morality.” Another two are scheduled at 6:00 pm: “Circulation and Communicability” and “Language, Ideology and Identity.” At

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

October 5, 2010 1 Comment admin Announcements, Call for Papers, Events

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, USA) Theme: This is the fourth in a series of international conferences organized around the role of the media in relation to the representation, construction and/or production of language. Following on from the previous three conferences, the fourth language in the media conference seems like