Fieldwork

Category: Fieldwork, Graduate Students

Margit Bowler’s Invited Talk at Stanford

Published: November 5, 2015

Margit Bowler, a 4th year graduate student doing fieldwork in semantics in Walpri, was invited to give a talk at the Stanford Department of Linguistics on November 4th. A short description of the talk follows: “In this talk, I evaluate the status of degrees in Warlpiri (Pama-Nyungan, Australia). I present Warlpiri data collected following Beck,…

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Category: Fieldwork, General, Graduate Students

The dangers of being a fieldworker!

Published: October 16, 2014

Third-year student Margit Bowler is currently out in the Australian bush doing fieldwork on Warlpiri. She reports on a ‘minor’ incident involving a car blowing up below (see picture): Kaboom, the car blew up! I’m completely fine (and so is everyone else who was in the car); I was just extremely tired the next day…

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Category: Fieldwork, General, Graduate Students

Summer Happenings III: Fieldwork

Published: October 2, 2014

A number of department members were out in the field this summer. Here are some field reports: Sozen Ozkan writes: This summer, I started working on Turoyo which is a North-western Neo-Aramaic language spoken in Tur-Abdin area of Mardin in Eastern Turkey. Ktobhonoyo is the written language of the Syriac community in Turkey and Turoyo still…

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