Workshop on American Indigenous Languages

Event Date: 

Friday, May 12, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017

Event Location: 

  • Student Resource Building

WAIL is a form for the discussion of theoretical, descriptive, and practical studies of the indigenous languages of the Americas. It takes place on May 12th and 13th, and Mary S. Linn (of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage) will deliver this year’s keynote address. Along with stimulating talks and workshop sessions, the conference also includes a dinner at the home of Professors Marianne Mithun and Wallace Chafe. More information can be found at