Australian Linguistic Society

The Australian Linguistic Society is the national organisation for linguists and linguistics in Australia. Its primary goal is to further interest in and support for linguistics research and teaching in Australia. The Australian Linguistic Society is one of the two main linguistics societies in Australia.

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The ALS Newsletter is issued four times per year, in the middle of February, May, August and November. Information for the Newsletter should be sent to the Editor, Joe Blythe (alsonline-at-als.asn.au) by the end of the first week of February, May, August, and November. There is a list of people who are automatically advised that it is time to contribute material; if you wish to be added to that list, send Joe an email.

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The Australian Linguistic Society is the national organisation for linguists and linguistics in Australia. Its primary goal is to further interest in and support for linguistics research and teaching in Australia. The Australian Linguistic Society is one of the two main linguistics societies in Australia.

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Australian Journal of Linguistics

The Australian Journal of Linguistics, the journal of the Australian Linguistic Society, is published four times per year. Members can access their electronic copy via the member portal online.
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Scholarships & Prizes

The Australian Linguistic Society offers four Prizes and Scholarships to support linguistics research students: the Michael Clyne Prize; the Gerhardt Laves Scholarship; the Jalwang Scholarship; and the Susan Kaldor Scholarship 
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Research Grants

The Australian Linguistic Society offers a research grant scheme of up to $5000 per grant for research in any area of linguistics.
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Donations to the National Museum (Rio de Janeiro)

As you may know, as a result of a fire the archives, the Francisca Keller library, and most other materials in the National Museum (Rio de Janeiro) have been destroyed - see the enclosed pdf for details. This is a most tragic loss imaginable - for instance, all the materials collected by Curt Nimuendaju (the compiler of the ethnographic map of Brazilian tribes and an outstanding scholar) are gone. Our colleagues at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro are now seeking to reconstruct at least part of the library, and are seeking donations of books, off-prints, etc. The collection had books in Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, Italian, German, and in several indigenous languages. 

For details on how to donate the library please see the following link

https://franciscakeller.weebly.com/english.html

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