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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Newsletter

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.

AJL

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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Rodney Huddleston Prize

In its third year of being presented, the annual Rodney Huddleston Prize is awarded to the best paper published in the previous year of the Australian Journal of Linguistics as judged by the members of the Australian Linguistics Society. The $1,000 cash prize is generously funded by Taylor and Francis, the publishers of AJL, and is named after AJL’s first editor, Rodney Huddleston, who edited the journal from 1979-1985. The winner will be announced at the ALS Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 15 December 2020.

The papers in Vol 39, 2019 of the Australian Journal of Linguistics are listed below; to access the abstract for a paper click on the paper title.

To cast your vote 

1.     Click on the link https://als.asn.au/MemberGateway 

2.     Use your login name and password to access the online member portal. If you have forgotten either, please click on "Forgotten your username or password?". 

3.     After login, click on the "Votes" tab.  

4.     The papers in Vol 40, 2019 of the Australian Journal of Linguistics are listed here; to access the abstract for a paper click on the paper title.

5.     To cast your vote for the best paper please click the button in the column to the left of your selected paper and then submit your vote using the button at the bottom of the page.

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