Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, Honors (Selected)

  • Featured Faculty Member for University of Arizona President, Robert Shelton, Arizona Board of Regents’ meeting, December 2009
  • Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL): a National Foreign Language Resource Center, under Title VI funding, Dept. of Education, 2006-2010. Co-Director with Prof. Beatrice Dupuy
  • Arizona Humanities Council, Grant for Conference on “Developing and Assessing Intercultural Competence”, University of Arizona/CERCLL in collaboration with SLAT, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Center for Latin American Studies, November 2008
  • Excellence in International Education Award, Center for International Affairs, University of Arizona, November 2008
  • Distinguished Advising/Mentoring Award, College of Humanities, University of Arizona, April/May 2005
  • Travel Grant, University of Arizona, for Visiting Professorship, University of Paris-7, May 2002
  • Research Grant for travel of co-author from Australia, Fund for International Collaborative Research in the Humanities, Cornell University, 1992
  • Research Grant for travel to Australia, Women's Development Fund, Cornell University, 1985
  • Conference Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, for "New Vistas in Grammar: Invariance and Variation", New York Univer­sity, October 1985, co‑coord­inated with Prof. Stephen Rudy of NYU
  • Lecturing and Travel Grant, Japan Foundation, 1982
  • Grant for Invited Participation in the Conference, "Anthropology of Spectacle and Entertainment", Japan Foundation, 1981
  • Grant for preparation of new course on "The Language of Television Images" (co-taught with Prof. Rose Goldsen, Sociology), General Education Committee, Cornell University, 1981
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Independent Study and Research, 1979‑1980
  • Faculty Fellow, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, 1979‑1980
  • Grant for Independent Research, Ford Foundation, held jointly with Roman Jakobson, 1977
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, 1975
  • Grants for subvention of publication, Hull Memorial Publication Fund, Cornell University, for: A Semantic Analysis of Word Order in French; The Melody of Language; Con­tribu­tions to Grammatical Studies: Semantics and Syntax; Con­tribu­tions to Histor­ical Linguis­tics: Issues and Materials (see list of books), 1977-1980
  • Humanities Faculty Research Grants, Cornell University, periodically 1974-1987
  • Associate Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford Univers­ity, 1985-1986