The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

SSILA 2016 Awards

At the SSILA 2016 business meeting in Washington, D.C., the Executive Committee was pleased to present the following awards:


The Mary R. Haas Award: Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada

The Mary R. Haas award was presented to Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada for his dissertation, The Mako language: Vitality, grammar, and classification. The award was presented by Rich Rhodes, the Haas Award Committee Chair, and Alice Taff, President of SSILA.


Student Abstract Award: Adriana Molina Muñoz & Rolando Coto Solano

The Student Abstract Award for the SSILA 2016 meeting went to Adriana Molina Muñoz & Rolando Coto Solano for their abstract, ‘Ergative and relativization in Bribri’.  The award was presented by Alice Taff, President of SSILA.


Outgoing Executive Secretary: Ivy Doak

On behalf of the Executive Committee, Alice Taff presented Ivy Doak with a gift of appreciation for her dedication and hard work over eight years as Executive Secretary of SSILA.

Updated: August 4, 2016 — 4:22 pm

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