[Lingtyp] R.I.P.: Antonina Koval' (1938-2017)

Alexandra Aikhenvald a.y.aikhenvald at live.com
Sun May 14 06:01:23 UTC 2017

Dear all

This is a dreadful loss - we will always remember Antonina Ivanovna as a most wonderful and warm person, admirable in every way. And an inspiring scholar!

Sasha Aikhenvald

Bob Dixon

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, PhD, DLitt, FAHA

Distinguished Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow

Director of the Language and Culture Research Centre

James Cook University

PO Box 6811, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia


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From: Lingtyp <lingtyp-bounces at listserv.linguistlist.org> on behalf of Timur Maisak <timur.maisak at gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, 14 May 2017 6:10 AM
To: lingtyp; cauclang
Subject: [Lingtyp] R.I.P.: Antonina Koval' (1938-2017)

Dear colleagues,
last night, on May 13, Antonina Ivanovna Koval' - a Russian Africanist, the wife of Aleksandr Kibrik and the mother of Andrej Kibrik, passed away. She was 78.

Antonina Koval' mainly worked on the Pulaar-Fulfulde language. Since 1971, she was a researcher at the Dept. of African Languages of the Moscow Institute of Linguistics, RAS. (See http://iling-ran.ru/main/scholars/koval for details.)

Her passing away is a great personal and professional loss to all of us.

The information concerning the funeral (on May 16) is available at:
(you can leave your message on the same page via the feedback form)

See also the latest posts on the facebook Kibrik&Kodzasov Memorial Page:

Timur Maisak
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