The general aims of the conference include:
To elicit new understandings of Linguistic Anthropology, by centering research and rhetoric on Oceanian contexts, and a network of related fields.
To contribute significantly to the advanced efforts of other global societies and organizations in Linguistic Anthropology, such as the SLA (Society for Linguistic Anthropology), The JLA (the Journal for Linguistic Anthropology), the AAA (the American Anthropological Association), The JAT (the Journal of Anthropological theory), the Annual Review of Anthropology, and others.
To strengthen conceptions, and interest in Linguistic Anthropology in Oceania, and to increasingly connect scholars working in and on Oceanian regions with those in other region
|2018||Development of first / Central committee|
|2018||Formation of Scientific committee
Endorsement by the American Anthropological Association
|2020||Inaugural annual conference|
|2021||Second annual conference – Location and host to be updated|