WAIL 2018

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

UCSB Department of Linguistics, April 20-21, 2018

McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020


WAIL 2018 Call for Papers

WAIL 2018 Registration Form

WAIL 2017 Program

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces its 21st Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL), which provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical, descriptive, and practical studies of the indigenous languages of the Americas.

We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for this year will be Anthony K. Webster (University of Texas-Austin).

New this year! Travel Scholarships


WAIL 21 is pleased to offer three (3) travel scholarships this year. The total amount of each award is $300. To be eligible, applicants must submit an abstract via EasyAbs and complete a brief application: https://tinyurl.com/WAIL21TravelScholarship

Applicants will need to provide a statement that addresses the following: 1)why you wish to present at WAIL 21 and how it will benefit your studies and/or program milestones, 2) your financial situation, needs, and if you are receiving any other funding to attend this conference. Successful applicants will be determined based on the quality of the submitted abstract and statement/need.

The coordinators of WAIL are grateful for the support of the following groups on the UCSB campus:

  • UCSB Office of Student Life
  • UCSB Linguistics Department