[Lingtyp] Greenberg Award at ALT11
jean-christophe.verstraete at arts.kuleuven.be
Fri Apr 10 08:14:36 UTC 2015
Dear ALT members,
At the conference in Albuquerque, ALT will present the Joseph Greenberg
award for a typological dissertation defended in 2013-2014. The jury of
the award has now made its decision. The award winner is:
Katarzyna Janic of Université Lumière Lyon 2, who will receive the
Joseph Greenberg award for her dissertation "L’antipassif dans les
langues accusatives" (The antipassive in accusative languages), defended
at Université Lumière Lyon 2 in 2013.
She will present a plenary lecture at ALT11 in Albuquerque
The jury also nominated a runner-up:
Joshua Birchall. 2014. Argument marking patterns in South American
languages. Nijmegen: Radboud Universiteit.
We are very grateful to jury chair Isabelle Bril, and to jury members
Alexandre Arkhipov, Isabelle Bril, Marina Chumakina, Denis Creissels,
Sonia Cristofaro, Spike Gildea, Eva Schultze-Berndt, Martine Vanhove and
Fernando Zúñiga for all the work they put into reading and evaluating
the entries. A jury report will follow before the conference.
With best wishes,
Johanna Nichols (president)
Jean-Christophe Verstraete (secretary-treasurer)
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