Background

Established in 2019.

The Elizabeth Dayton Award Committee reviews applications for the Elizabeth Dayton Award.  The Elizabeth Dayton Award, also established in 2019, is a travel award for graduate students pursuing a specialization in sociolinguistics to attend the LSA Annual Meeting. The award covers registration, travel, lodging, and per diem costs subject to the earnings of the initial endowment over the prior 12-month period. When applications are received for this award, the Committee evaluates them, and may or may not recommend a candidate for this award to the Executive Committee, which must formally approve the recommendation.  Applicants should be LSA student members, be graduate students, be pursuing a specialization in sociolinguistics,and demonstrate a distinguished level of scholastic achievement. 

Responsibilities

As stated above, the committee is responsible for reviewing applications for the Elizabeth Dayton Award, which for the 2020 Meeting, must be recieved by September 27, 2019.  Apply here.

Membership (by invitation)

Three individuals with expertise in sociolinguistics.

Committee Members, 2019

  • Manuel Díaz-Campos, Indiana University Bloomington, Chair
  • Natalie Schilling, Georgetown University
  • Brian Joseph, The Ohio State University

Executive Committee Liaison: Brian Joseph

Staff Liaison: David Robinson