The LSA is excited to announce that applications are now available for the 2018 CoLang, the Institute on Collaborative Language Research.  Applications are being accepted through February 8. 

CoLang fellowships will offer several students the opportunity to participate in CoLang 2018 at no cost or at a reduced rate.  Applicants must be student members of the LSA.  Nonmembers may join here.  Student members of the LSA will see a green "Submit Fellowship Application" button after logging in to the LSA website. 

Note: Individuals affiliated with Tribal Colleges and Universities who are not LSA member may apply by clicking here or by clickng the large blue button at the top of the page.  Please provide the requested information to complete a profile on the LSA website, and be sure to remember your user ID and password, which you will need to log back in. Upon completing your profile, you will see a large green "Submit Fellowship Application" button below your name.  Click this button to prepare and submit your fellowshp application.

The Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang) will be held on the campus of the University of Florida in 2018, June 18th – July 20th. During the first two weeks (June 18-29) students will have a choice of about forty-eight workshops in all kinds of topics related to community-based language documentation and revitalization. During the following three weeks (July 2-20), three intensive practica will be offered which allow students to put the principles learned in the first two weeks into practice with detailed study of particular languages.

The institute is designed to provide an opportunity for community language activists and linguists to receive training in community-based language documentation and revitalization. The Institute has previously been convened in California, Oregon, Kansas, Texas, and Alaska and attracts a diverse range of participants from across the globe. Instructors include some of the world’s leading experts in language documentation.

CoLang 2018 is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (BCS-1664464), the Linguistic Society of America, and the University of Florida.

To read more about CoLang 2018, click here.