Best presentation Awards SLE 2015
Best poster presentation
- First prize. Dorota Krajewska (Universidad del País Vasco, Spain). Basque subordinate clauses: a diachronic study.
- Second prize. Albert Wall (University of Zurich). The role of variation in the processing of Spanish Differential Object Marking.
- Third prize. Krzysztof Stroński, Joanna Tokaj and Saartje Verbeke (Adam Mickiewicz University and Ghent University). Towards a diachronic typology of nonfinites in Indo-Aryan.
Best paper presentation by a Phd student
- First prize. Itxaso Rodriguez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Towards an understanding of the ideological effects of contact-induced phenomena in the Basque Country.
- Second prize. Lauren Fonteyn (K. U. Leuven). On the multi-layered nature of diachronic transcategorial processes: the case of the English gerund
- Third prize. Adam Tallman (University of Texas at Austin). Cliticization and incorporation in Panoan.
Best paper presentation by a postdoctoral researcher
- First prize. Gemma Barbera and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (CNRS / Paris 8). Backgrounded agents in sign language: passives or impersonals?.
- Second prize. Francesca Di Garbo (University of Helsinki). Measuring morphosyntactic complexity crosslinguistically: Two case studies of grammatical gender.
- Third prize. Stefan Hartmann (University of Mainz). Pathways from verb to noun and back again: Categorial shifts in English –ing– and German –ung forms.