Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct
The following is a Code of Conduct for reviewers and participants of GALANA-9, which is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment for all linguists. It describes expected behavior and outlines ways in which the organizers will address problems that arise.
- Verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination (related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, language, etc.).
- Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following
- Harassing photography or recording
- Sustained disruption of talks or other events
- Inappropriate physical contact
- Unwelcome sexual attention
- Advocating for, encouraging, or condoning any of the above behavior
- acknowledge the opinions, skills, and contributions of others;
- give honest feedback to others in a compassionate and respectful manner;
- refrain from disruptive or monopolizing behavior, especially during talks and question periods;
- advocate for others when they are unable to advocate for themselves, or in instances of prejudice or discrimination; and
- provide encouragement, help, support, or mentorship to colleagues when needed.
You can report a violation in an email to the organizers (at firstname.lastname@example.org)
- no response (if the behavior is found to not constitute a violation);
- a warning to the participant that their behavior constitutes a minor violation, but that continued behavior would constitute a major violation; and
- expulsion from the conference and a report of the incident to the following year’s organizers (if the behavior is found to constitute a major violation)