Annual Meeting

NAAHoLS 2022

Our 2022 annual meeting will be held concurrently with the Linguistic Society of America conference in Washington, DC, on January 7 and 8, 2022.

Call for Papers: NAAHoLS invites papers relating to any aspect of the history of the language sciences for the 2022 annual meeting. Papers will be 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for discussion. An abstract not exceeding 500 words in length should be submitted as a file attachment via email to David Boe, The deadline for NAAHoLS abstracts is 1 September 2021.

The full conference schedule will be posted here in October 2021.

Questions regarding meeting format and registration options should be directed to David Boe at

Previous Annual Meetings

NAAHoLS 2021: San Francisco, California (conference held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic)

NAAHoLS 2020: New Orleans, Louisiana.

NAAHoLS 2019: New York City. In addition to our regular program, NAAHoLS hosted a joint session with the LSA on the topic of New York City and other urban centers in the development of linguistic thought.

NAAHoLS 2018: Salt Lake City, Utah.

NAAHoLS 2017: Austin, Texas.

NAAHoLS 2016: Washington, DC.

NAAHoLS 2015: Portland, OR.