SHLP6 Conference, Adelaide, 13-14 Dec 2018
The 6th biennial meeting of the Society for the History of Linguistics in the Pacific will be held 12-14 December 2018 at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, in conjunction with the 2018 conference of the Australian Linguistics Society (https://als.asn.au/Conference/Conference-2018/Conference-2018).
SHLP6 features an exciting program with speakers from Australia and Europe. A key theme of the conference is the history of the documentation and description of indigenous languages. Prof. Otto Zwartjes of Université Paris 7 Diderot will open the meeting with a masterclass on missionary linguistics.
A special session on the second day will be devoted to the digitization and archiving of primary historical sources in language documentation.
The full program can be found at hiphilangsci (https://hiphilangsci.net/shlp6-program/).
This conference is supported by the Research Unit for Indigenous Language at the University of Melbourne and the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language.