SIL linguists at LSA 2015

Dr. Michael Cahill was among the SIL linguists who presented research at LSA 2015.

(January 2015) The 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) has just concluded. A number of SIL linguists attended and several presented research at this year’s event, which was held in Portland, Oregon.

SIL presentations included:

Verna Stutzman, coordinator of SIL’s Dictionary & Lexicography Services team, introduced Webonary.org to LSA attendees at SIL’s booth in the exhibit hall. Designed to integrate with the dictionary development program FLEx, Webonary is a platform for publishing multilingual minority language dictionaries online with a minimal amount of technical support needed.

As usual, several other organizations arranged their meetings to coincide with the LSA event. At the meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), SIL’s Dr. Daniel Hintz made a presentation entitled, “Sound change, reborrowing, and doublets: The anomalous third affricate in Corongo Quechua.”
 

 
Above: Larry Hayashi and Dr. Keith Snider with their ComparaLex poster; Dr. Albert Bickford talks with a student.

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