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Sapir Book Prize

Edward Sapir Book Prize 2016

Submissions are now open for the 2016 Edward Sapir Book Prize for a book that makes the most significant contribution to our understanding of language in society, or the ways in which language mediates historical or contemporary sociocultural processes. Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016

2014 SLA Prize winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Society for Linguistic Anthropology prizes.
See the full list of this year’s prize winners, plus past years’ winners on the SLA Prizes page.

Sapir Book Prize 2010 Awarded

At the 2010 annual business meeting of the Society for Linguistic Anthropoology, the Sapir Book Prize was awarded to Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross, by William F. Hanks, published in 2010 by the University of California Press. Hanks holds the Distinguished Chair in Linguistic Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley.