LINGUIST List 12.1894

Wed Jul 25 2001

FYI: Delhi Univ Email Group, Laurence Urdang Award

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  1. Manideepa Patnaik, Delhi University Alumni email group
  2. Uli Heid, 2001 Laurence Urdang Award (Formerly: VERBATIM Award)

Message 1: Delhi University Alumni email group

Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2001 15:21:16 -0700 (PDT)
From: Manideepa Patnaik <>
Subject: Delhi University Alumni email group

An e-mail group has been created for scholars and
students who have had association with Delhi
University Linguistics Department in some point in
their life.Interested candidates may write to to join as
The home page for this forum can be found at:

Manideepa Patnaik
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Message 2: 2001 Laurence Urdang Award (Formerly: VERBATIM Award)

Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 11:20:45 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Uli Heid <uliIMS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE>
Subject: 2001 Laurence Urdang Award (Formerly: VERBATIM Award)

Announcement: Invitation to submit applications

Applications are invited for the Laurence Urdang Award (formerly
Verbatim-Award), administered by EURALEX, for the purpose of
supporting unpaid lexicographical work of any type, including study.
An individual award may vary in size from 250.- GBP to 1,500.- GBP.
For 2001, a total of 2,500.- GBP is available.

The key dates are:

- - October 30, 2001 Receipt of applications
- - January 2002 Notification of results
- - February 2002Presentation of Award(s)

Applications should take the form of:

[1.] A statement specifying the amount applied for;
[2.]A statement giving full details of the purpose to which the
funds would be put, and an indication of expected tangible results (e.g. data, 
lexicon entries, publications);
[3.]A curriculum vitae including qualifications, details of previous
 lexicographical or related work, and publications;
[4.]One professional or academic reference (letter or details of a
 person to contact for receiving a letter);
[5.]Details of funding received or applied for in relation to the
 project for which the Laurence Urdang Award is being sought.

Four copies of the entire application should be sent to:

2001 Laurence Urdang Award 
EURALEX Assistant
Dr. Ulrich Heid, 
Universit�t Stuttgart 
Institut f�r maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung -
Azenbergstrasse 12, D-70174 Stuttgart
Fax: +49-711-121-1366.

Applications may additionally be sent by electronic mail or
fax. Paper versions are however strongly preferred.
The Award is open to EURALEX members only, but applications will
be accepted from people who have applied for EURALEX membership
and are awaiting confirmation of this. If you want to join EURALEX,
please write (with a copy to the Assistant
Secretary-Treasurer) to:
Ms Paula Thomson 
EURALEX Membership Secretary 
Oxford University Press, Journals Subscription Department
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, United Kingdom 
Fax: +44-1865-267485 
The Selection Panel consists of the EURALEX President, Krista
VARANTOLA, and two past presidents H.BEJOINT and F.E. KNOWLES.

EURALEX is an international organization of world-wide affiliation
for promoting scholarly and professional activities related to
Lexicography, i.e. the science and art of dictionary-making. Besides
organizing its own Biennial Congresses and periodic Workshops on
themes and topics central to its Members' interest, EURALEX also acts
as a major clearing house for information on publications and
conferences relevant to lexicography, disseminating this information
through various channels, including the EURALEX Newsletter and
WWW site. In addition, EURALEX acts as an academic sponsor of the quarterly
International Journal of Lexicography (IJL) and several research
projects. For membership, which includes a personal subscription to
the IJL, please contact Ms Paula THOMSON at the above address.
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