Category: Awards, Fieldwork, General, Graduate Students

Iara Mantenuto receives grant from the Foundation for Endangered Languages

Published: March 13, 2020

Congratulations to PhD candidate Iara Mantenuto for receiving a Foundation for Endangered Languages Grant! These grants go to “projects that focus on the revitalisation of an endangered language and/or support the use of an endangered language in its community.” Iara’s grant will fund her project “Signs and games: strategies for involving the youth in the…

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Category: Faculty, Fieldwork, Jobs, Staff

Temporary faculty positions in Linguistics for next year

Published: May 14, 2019

The department is advertising for the following faculty for next year: – Assistant Adjunct Professor in language acquisition/syntax/semantics Two-year position, ad closes 21 May 2019 or until filled   – Lecturer in phonetics and phonology One-year position, ad closes 17 June 2019   – Lecturer in Applied Linguistics One-year position, ad closes 26…

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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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