Conferences

This page lists conferences which have a particular focus on language documentation and conservation. For a wider range of conference listings, we recommend that you visit the Linguist List web site.

2015 conferences

28-30 July - Linguistic Approaches to Endangered Languages: Theory and Description, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

26 February - 1 March - 4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: 'Enriching Theory, Practice, and Application Honolulu', University of Hawai‘i, Ma̅noa campus, USA
 

2014 conferences

17-20 September - FEL XVIII - Indigenous Languages: Value to the Community, Naha, Okinawa, Japan

4-6 August - 1st International Conference on Endangered Languages in Nigeria, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

16 June-25 July — Institute for Collaborative Language Research (CoLang/InField) Workshops June 16-27, Field Methods/Practicum: June 30–July 25, University of Texas, Arlington, USA.

2-3 May - 17th Workshop for American Indigenous Languages, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA

15-16 April - Garbled voices from the archives: Restoring Aboriginal words and meanings in historical sources, ANU, Canberra, Australia

12-13 April - Revitalizing Endangered Languages Conference, NSU Talequah campus, Oklahoma, USA

7-12 April - 42nd Annual Symposium on the American Indian: Thriving Nations - Resilient Peoples, University Center, NSU Tahlequah campus, Oklahoma, USA

7-9 March - 13th Australian Languages Workshop, Kioloa, NSW, Australia

7-9 March - Conference on Language Revitalization: Sleeping and Awakened Languages of the Gulf South, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

7-8 March - 2nd International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA

16-19 January - 21st Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium, University of Hawai'i, Hilo, Hawai'i, USA

 

2013 conferences

16-18 December - Language revitalization in a Russian and European context: Exploring solutions for minority language maintenance, University of Helsinki, Finland

7-8 December - Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 4 Conference, University of London, London, UK

3-4 December - Workshop on digital tools and methods for language documentation, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

2-3 December - Research, records and responsibility: Ten years of the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

17-18 October - International Conference on Endangered Languages in Europe, Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation, Minde, Portugal

5 October - Indigenous Archives Colloquium, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

2-4 October — Australian Linguistic Society Annual Conference, University of Melbourne, Australia

1-4 October - FEL XVII - Endangered Languages Beyond Boundaries, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

23-24 September - 7th Minnesota Indigenous Language Symposium, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake, Minnesota, USA

28-29 August — Puliima National Indigenous Language & Technology Forum, William Angliss Institute Conference Centre, Melbourne, Australia

9-11 August - 48th Annual International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

25-27 July — Australex 2013: Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

26 July — Language Endangerment: Language Policy and Planning, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

17-19 July — Indigenous and Migrant Minority Languages in Changing Multilingual Environments, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

4 July - Universities and the teaching and rebuilding of Australian languages. The next step, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

2-5 July - Challenges to (Endangered) Minority Languages in Southeast Asia, Lisbon, Portugal

25-27 June - Western and Northern Aboriginal Language Alliance Conference, Edith Cowan University, Bunbury, Australia

17-18 June - AILDI National Conference 2013: Revisiting the state of Indigenous Languages, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

13-14 June - Workshop: Phonetics and phonology of Australian Indigenous languages, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia

13 June - Minority Languages in a Multilingual Europe, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

2-4 June - 20th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

24-25 May - 6th Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics Conference, SOAS, University of London, UK

26-27 April — Workshop on American Indigenous Languages, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

13-14 April - Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages, Center for Tribal Studies, Oklahoma, USA

13-15 March — International Seminar on Language Endangerment in South Asia, Annamalai University, India

8-10 March - 12th Australian Languages Workshop, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia

8-9 March - 9th Annual Conference on Endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA

28 February - 3 March — International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (3rd ICLDC) on the theme Sharing Worlds of Knowledge, University of Hawai‘i Ma̅noa campus, USA

11-15 February — Workshop on the Languages of Papua, Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia

3-6 January — Latin American Contexts for Language Documentation and Revitalization, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

2012 conferences

2011 conferences

2010 conferences