ISMIL 26: The 26th International Symposium on Malay and Indonesian Linguistics

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will host the International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics (ISMIL 26) and International Symposium on the Languages of Java (ISLOJ 9) on May 18-21, 2023.

Schedule

ISMIL will take place May 18-19, 2023, and ISLOJ 9 will take place May 20-21, 2023. In an effort to facilitate participation from Southeast Asian scholars, we will begin in the late morning at 10am until 6pm. A conference dinner will take place on May 19 at College Hill with an estimated cost of $25 per person.

Special Joint Sessions

There will be a special joint session on m/Minimalism in ISMIL/ISLOJ Languages featuring keynote speakers Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland, College Park) and Eva Wittenberg (Central European University).

There will also be a special joint session featuring keynote speaker Dwi Noverini Djenar (University of Sydney).

Modality

The symposia will be oriented to in person participants but will offer a hybrid option for those who are unable to attend in person.

Local organizers:

  • Bradley McDonnell, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Jim Yoshioka, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Co-organizers

  • Peter Cole, University of Delaware
  • Thomas Conners, University of Maryland
  • David Gil, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Peter Slomanson, University of Tampere
  • Hooi Ling Soh, University of Minnesota

Student steering committee (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa):

  • Margaret Asperheim
  • Jillian Breithaupt
  • Orlyn Joyce Esquivel
  • Maddy Liotta
  • Venson Villareal
  • Olivia Waring

Additional Information

Paper/abstract inquiries: gil AT shh.mpg.de

Travel/logistical inquiries: seaconfs AT hawaii.edu


Support for this conference is provided in part by the National Science Foundation under grant #1921334. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.