The Sixth Annual Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas (WILA 6)

Department of English, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden,

September 24–26, 2015


Call for papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of the linguistics of heritage languages in the Americas (e.g., structural, generative, historical, sociolinguistic, or experimental). Abstracts should be no more than one page in length, but may include a second page with diagrams, charts, and references. The abstract itself should be anonymous, while the accompanying email should contain author information and title.

Linguistic field(s)

Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Submission deadline

15 June 2015. Decisions on acceptance will be announced in July.

Conference Programme

Local organizers:

Angela Hoffman
Merja Kytö


Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, University of Iceland
Janne Bondi Johannessen, University of Oslo
Michael Putnam, Penn State University
Joseph Salmons, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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