08 November 2015

Partee, Green and Harris honored at the LSA

Alyson Reed, Executive Director of the Linguistic Society of America, writes:

I am pleased to inform you that three current members of the faculty at UMass Amherst, will be honored at the Linguistic Society of America’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. 

·        Dr. Barbara Partee will receive the Victoria A. Fromkin Lifetime Service Award

·        Dr. Lisa Green will be inducted as a Fellow of the LSA

·        Dr. Alice Harris will begin her term as the 92nd President of the LSA (at the conclusion of the meeting) 

We have already notified the recipients of these awards, but wanted to be sure their colleagues in the department are also made aware of these important honors. For additional background information on the award, please visit our website: http://www.linguisticsociety.org/about/who-we-are/lsa-awards.

Congratulations to Barbara, Lisa and Alice!