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Stanford Fieldwork Group

Fieldwork Setup in Estonia
Kate L. Lindsey

The Stanford Fieldwork Group meets throughout the academic year to discuss fieldwork methodology and experiences with invited speakers. 

Winter 2016

28 January 2016 - Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia)

4 March 2016 - Katie Sardinha (University of California, Berkeley)

Autumn 2015

30 September 2015 - Discussion of:

  • Hyman, Larry M. 2001. Fieldwork as a State of Mind. In Newman, Paul & Martha Ratliff (eds.), Linguistic Fieldwork, 15-33. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

7 October 2015 - Justin Nuger (Nuance), Fieldwork experience on Palauan

14 October 2015 - Discussion of:

  • Mc Laughlin, Fiona & Thierno Seydou Sall. 2001. The Give and Take of Fieldwork: Noun classes and other concerns in Fatick, Senegal. In Newman, Paul & Martha Ratliff (eds.), Linguistic Fieldwork, 189-210. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

21 October 2015 - Discussion of:

  • Mithun, Marianne. 2001. Who Shapes the Record: The speaker and the linguist. In Newman, Paul & Martha Ratliff (eds.), Linguistic Fieldwork, 34-54. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Davis, Henry, Carrie Gillon & Lisa Matthewson. 2014. How to Investigate Linguistic Diversity: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest. Language 90: 180 - 226.

4 November 2015 - Margit Bowler (UCLA). The Status of Degrees in Warlpiri

11 November 2015 - Kelsey Neely (UC Berkeley). The Expression of Affect and Stance in Yaminawa (Panoan, Peru)

18 November 2015 - Rebekah Baglini. Wolof Bu Xóót: Fieldwork on 'deep Wolof' in Northern Senegal

Spring 2015

Field Methods Workshop - every Friday 9:30-11:00am. Field Methods and elicitation of Czech.

Autumn 2014

1 October 2014 - Sharese King (AAVE, Bakersfield), Daniel Galbraith (Faroese, Faroe Islands), Ignacio Cases (epigraphic fieldwork)

8 October 2014 - Julia Fina (Alutiiq, Alaska), Kate Lindsey (Chuvash, Estonia), Bonnie Krejci (English, California)

5 November 2014 - Steven Bird, Aikuma

19 November 2014 - Terrence Kaufman

3 December 2014 - Boris Harizanov

Spring 2014

7 April 2014 - Vera Gribanova, Fieldwork experience in Uzbekistan - Discussion: How to extract generalizaitons from data gathered in the field and connect that to a linguistic analysis.

21 April 2014 - Chris Donlay, Fieldwork experience in China - Discussion: Fieldwork design and experiences working with Katso

5 May 2014 - Judith Tonhauser, Fieldwork experience on Guarani - Discussion: conducting semantic fieldwork

2 June 2014 - Tatiana Nikitina, Two studies that use not-so-conventional methodologies: elicitation of gestures related to the perception of time (based on Wan) and elicitation of spatial expression using experiments (based on Bashkir).



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