[Lingtyp] Panini Award at ALT11

Jean-Christophe Verstraete jean-christophe.verstraete at arts.kuleuven.be
Tue Apr 28 06:52:03 UTC 2015

Dear ALT members,

At this year's conference in Albuquerque, ALT will present the Panini 
award for a grammar passed as a dissertation in 2011-2014. The jury of 
the award has now made its decision. The award winner is:

Linda Konnerth of the University of Oregon, who will receive the Panini 
award for her dissertation "A grammar of Karbi", defended at the 
University of Oregon in 2014.

She will present a plenary lecture at ALT11 in Albuquerque 

The jury also selected four grammars for honourable mention:

- Ahland, Michael. 2012. A grammar of northern Mao. University of Oregon.
- Schokkin, Dineke. 2014. A grammar of Paluai: the language of Balluan 
Island, Papua New Guinea. James Cook University.
- Touati, Benjamin. 2014. Description du sakao, langue océanienne du 
Nord-est Santo (Vanuatu) (A description of Sakao, an Oceanic language of 
Northeast Santo (Vanuatu)). Paris IV-Sorbonne.
- Zariquiey Biondi, Roberto. 2011. A grammar of Kashibo-Kakataibo. La 
Trobe University.

We are very grateful to Nick Enfield, who chaired the Panini jury, and 
to the jury members Anvita Abbi, Sonia Cristofaro, Nora England, 
Patience Epps, Daniel Everett, Sebastian Fedden, Simeon Floyd, Harald 
Hammarström, Larry Hyman, Tania Kouteva, Pieter Muysken, Åshild Næss, 
Mark Post, Keren Rice, Jeanette Sakel and Claudia Wegener. A jury report 
will follow before the conference.

With best wishes,

Johanna Nichols (president)
Jean-Christophe Verstraete (secretary-treasurer)

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