McLing is happy to announce that three McGill linguists and alumni were honoured with annual awards from the Linguistics Society of America.
- Jessica Coon received the C.L. Baker Award, which recognizes “excellence in research in the area of syntactic theory on the part of a scholar who is at the mid-point of a distinguished career”
- Laura Kalin (Princeton University; McGill BA alumna ’09) received the Early Career Award, which “recognizes scholars early in their career who have made outstanding contributions to the field of linguistics”
- Silvia Montrul (U Illinois Urbana-Champaign; McGill PhD ’98) received the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award for her book Native Speakers Interrupted. This award “recognizes a volume that makes an outstanding contribution of enduring value to our understanding of language and linguistics”
You can read more about these and other awards on the LSA website: https://www.linguisticsociety.org/content/2024-awards. Congratulations all!