Award Winners at the SLE 2021 Conference

Best Postdoc Paper

1 Matthew Stave (CNRS, Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage). A usage-based approach to morphological typology.
2 Martin Fuchs (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics). Experimental methods for language variation and change in Spanish.
3 Jonathon Lum (University of Melbourne). Sociolinguistic and typological variation in frames of spatial reference.

Best PhD student paper

1 Bonnie McLean (Uppsala University). Two measures are better than one: combining ratings and guessing experiments for a more nuanced picture of iconicity in the lexicon.
2 Marlieke Shaw (KU Leuven). Loan word accommodation biases in Dutch and Middle English: a question of processing cost?
3 Sébastien Vandenitte (Université de Namur, Institute of Language, Text, and Transmediality). Using the body to quote across languages and modalities: a comparative pilot study on enactment and utterance reports in LSFB (French Belgian Sign Language) and Belgian French.

There was no poster session