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 18-20, 2023.
ISMIL will take place May 18-19, 2023, and ISLOJ 9 will take place May 20, 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).
The symposia will be oriented to in person participants but will offer a hybrid option for those who are unable to attend in person.
- Bradley McDonnell, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
- Jim Yoshioka, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
- 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
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.