Bernard Bate died peacefully in his sleep in March of this year. There will be a memorial session for Barney Bate on Friday, November 18th at 7:45.
Paul Friedrich passed away on August 11. Below please find links to two very moving obituaries. William Beeman has arranged a remembrance session to be held at AAA on Friday November 18.
AN News: “A Proposal to Initiate a Spring SLA Meeting” by Michael Silverstein (University of Chicago)
At our recent SLA annual business meeting in Denver, I proposed to the Board and to the membership in attendance that we consider organizing a Spring meeting along the lines of the long-standing and very productive ones of other sections of the American Anthropological Association. Two of our sub-disciplinary “quadrant” (or “quintile”) counterparts, the American […]
The Society for Linguistic Anthropology invites submissions of graduate student papers for the 2016 Graduate Student Essay Prize.
Papers should be submitted by the deadline, Friday March 11, 2016.
A list of language-related panels and activities at the American Anthropological Association’s 114th Annual Meeting, November 18-22 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver
This year’s list of language-related panels and activities at the American Anthropological Association’s Annual Meeting, to be held December 3-7 in Washington, DC
A table of language-related panels and activities at the American Anthropological Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting
Members of SLA and AAA are issuing calls for papers to join panels for the AAA annual meeting via linguistic anthropology email list LINGANTH. Links to recent calls are here.
The inaugural SLA presidential panel entitled: Frontiers in Methodology in Linguistic Anthropology has been organized for Thursday evening from 7:30-9pm in Union Square 22. Charles Goodwin, Marjorie H. Goodwin, Brendan O’Connor, Susan Philips and Deborah Tannen will be discussing how current theoretical interests within our subdiscipline have influenced how we do fieldwork. We encourage all the membership to come together to discuss and debate the current state of methodologies in our discipline(s).
A preliminary schedule for the American Anthropological Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting has been released. This schedule includes more that 50 linguistic and language-related panel sessions.
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.
This year’s AAA meetings have the highest number of registrants on record. As one of the student assistants on the Executive Program Committee, the level of interest was both reassuring and daunting. Last month, I traveled to Washington DC to the AAA offices to help with the enormous task of scheduling the academic program. It […]