LINGUIST List 25.4599

Mon Nov 17 2014

FYI: Call for Submissions: Greenberg Award 2015

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 17-Nov-2014
From: Jean-Christophe Verstraete <>
Subject: Call for Submissions: Greenberg Award 2015
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Joseph Greenberg Award 2015 (Deadline January 15, 2015)

The Association for Linguistic Typology's Joseph Greenberg Award recognizes and honours the best piece of typological research embodied in a doctoral dissertation or equivalent in 2013-2014. Theses are eligible if they were accepted by a university (i.e. passed or defended or accepted, and not just submitted) between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2014.

The award will consist of payment of travel, accommodation and registration fee to attend the 11th ALT Conference, to be held in Albuquerque, August 1-3, 2015, and to present a synopsis or element of the prize-winning work as a plenary lecture at that meeting.

The Joseph Greenberg Award was named to remember Joseph Greenberg's (1915-2001) fundamental contributions to typology and the interest he showed in encouraging young researchers. Between 1998 and 2006, it was known as the ''ALT Junior Award''.

To be eligible, those submitting their dissertation must be (or become) members of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT). They are asked to submit their manuscript by email in pdf format, with all non-standard fonts in Unicode, to the chair of the jury, to arrive no later than January 15th 2015. The address for submissions is If this proves technically difficult, the candidate is asked to discuss the problem with the chair. A jury, consisting of about ten ALT members, will be appointed by ALT's president, appropriate to the work submitted.

The chair will be:
Denis Creissels
14 avenue Berthelot
69363 LYON cedex O7

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

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