2021 student awards

McLing is pleased to announce this year’s Linguistics Student Award winners. More information about the awards, as well as previous award winners, can be found on the webpage. Congratulations all!

Graduate award:

  • Lara Riente Memorial Prize in Linguistics: Justin Royer 

Undergraduate awards:

  • Cremona Memorial Prize in Linguistics: Aliza Ellner 
  • Award for Excellence in Research: Sijia Zhang 
  • Award for Academic Leadership: Clara Saliba 
  • Award for Department Citizenship: Sarah Denomy 
  • U2 Academic Achievement Award: Amanda Alicandro & Emily Mayes 

Guzzo and Little at LSA and SSILA 2021

McGill postdocs Natália Brambatti Guzzo and Carol-Rose Little each presented their work at this year’s annual meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, which took place virtually January 7–10.

Carol-Rose also presented “Clusivity marking across Mayan languages” at the concurrent 2021 Annual Meeting for the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA).
SSILA will also be awarding Carol-Rose Little and Morelia Vázquez Martínez with a Special Recognition for incorporation of an Indigenous language in their Best Student Presentation award category for their talk entitled “Dimensions of definiteness in Ch’ol: A dialectal comparison”, which Morelia gave entirely in Ch’ol at the 2020 SSILA meeting (with slides in English).
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