[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] Fwd: [Lingtyp] Panini Award at ALT11

Randy LaPolla randy.lapolla at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 07:24:46 UTC 2015

Hi All,
See below. Once again a PhD dissertation which is a grammar of a TB
language won the ALT's Panini Award. Congratulations to Linda Konnerth for
a great dissertation!


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From: Jean-Christophe Verstraete <
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Date: Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 2:52 PM
Subject: [Lingtyp] Panini Award at ALT11
To: LINGTYP at listserv.linguistlist.org

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

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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