Curriculum Vitae

Willem de Reuse

                                                                                        (02/02/2013)

 

Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication

University of North Texas

1155 Union Circle #305298

Denton, TX  756203-5017
 

Languages spoken:  Dutch and French (native bilingual), English, Spanish.

 
Education:
 

Summer 1989 Visiting  scholar  at  the  1989  Linguistic  Society  of  America  Institute,  at  the University of Arizona, Tucson.

 

1981-1988      University of Texas at Austin, Department of Linguistics.  Ph. D. degree awarded December 11th, 1988.   Dissertation:   Studies in Siberian Yupik Eskimo Morphology and Syntax.  Committee Chair:  Anthony C. Woodbury.

 
1979-1980       University of Kansas, Lawrence, Department of Linguistics.  MA, October 1983. Thesis:  A Grammar of the Lakhota Noun Phrase.  Committee Chair:  Kenneth L. Miner.
 

1973-1978       Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), Faculté de Philosophieet Lettres. Licence en Philologie Germanique,  February 1978 (cum laude).  Thesis:  Liste alphabétique des langues amérindiennes.

 
Employment:
 

January 2013-present   Continuing work on a grammar of Lule, Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.

October -December 2011, and April-July 2012  Visiting Scholar working on a grammar of Lule. Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.

October 2009  Consultant for the NSF grant, Athabascan Spoken Language Corpora:   Ahtna (aht) and Navajo (nav) (PI:  Marianne Mithun).  University of California, Santa Barbara.  [Invited and funded]

May-October 2009   Visiting fellow at the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia.   Work on a dictionary and text database of Western Apache.  [Invited and funded]

Jan.  2008-present      Adjunct  Research  Professor,  Department  of  Linguistics  and  Technical Communication, University of North Texas, Denton.

Sept. 2007-December 2012 Contract work for NSF Documenting Alaskan and Neighboring Languages grant to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (Co-PI, PI: Michael Krauss).

Jan.-May 2008  Work  for  the  NEH-NSF  Documenting  Endangered  Languages  Fellowship, continued.

July-Oct. 2007  Adjunct faculty, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, Office of the Dean.  University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Jan.-July 2007 Work for the NEH-NSF Documenting Endangered Languages Fellowship.

July-Dec. 2006 Adjunct faculty, Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

2005                Linguistic consultant to the Ft. Sill Apache Tribe, Apache, Oklahoma.

May-August, November-December 2003 Visiting fellow at the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia.  Work on the grammar and verb database of Western Apache.  [Invited and funded]

March 2002    Invited professor, Programa de Maestría en Lingüística, División de Humanidades y Bellas Artes, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico.

2001-2005      Assistant professor, Research, Department of English, University of North Texas, Denton.

1999-2001, 2006 Adjunct faculty, Department of English, University of North Texas, Denton.

1998                Minicourse instructor, University of North Texas, Denton.

1998-present   Linguistic consultant for the Yavapai-Apache Nation, Camp Verde, Arizona.

1990-1997       Assistant professor (tenure track), Department of Anthropology, University of
Arizona.
 
1989-1990       Assistant professor (tenure track), Department of English, Ball State University.
 
1988-1989       Visiting professor in linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Iowa
(one year position).
 
Summer 1988 Linguistic consultant in a Lakota language class, Native American Educational Services College, Chicago.
 
1987-1988       Visiting lecturer in linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago
(one year position).
 
Fall 1986, Fall 1984, Spring 1983  Assistant instructor for introductory linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin.
 
Summer 1984 Invited scholar at a five-week Workshop on Proto-Siouan grammar and lexicon, organized by Prof. David Rood, at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Department of Linguistics, and funded by the National Science Foundation.
 
1983-1984      Research assistant on Central Alaskan Yupik Eskimo morphological and syntactic analysis, and computer processing of texts, for Prof. Anthony Woodbury, University of Texas, Department of Linguistics.
 

Fall 1982         Teaching assistant for introductory linguistics, University of Texas, Department of Linguistics.

 1980-1981      Full-time research assistant to Dr. Ives Goddard, linguistic editor of the Handbookof North American Indians, working on Vol. 5, Arctic, and Vol. 10, Southwest, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
 
1978                Assistant   librarian,   linguistics   library,   Université   Catholique   de   Louvain, Belgium.
 
1977-1978       Translator (Dutch and French) during my military service in the Belgian Armed Forces, Headquarters of the Forces of the Interior, Tervuren, Belgium.
 
Courtesy appointments:
 

1994-1997       Faculty,  Second  Language  Acquisition  and  Teaching  Program,  University  of Arizona.

1993-1997       Faculty, Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona.
 
1993-1997       Faculty, American Indian Studies and Programs, University of Arizona.
 

Scholarships, grants, honors, and awards:

 

2013                Member  of  the  Executive  Committee  of  the  Society  for  the  Study  of  the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.  [Elected]

 
2009                Member of the Ken Hale Prize Committee of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.  [Nominated]
 

2007-2009     ‘International Polar Year:  Documenting Alaskan and Neigboring Languages” National Science Foundation Grant proposal to University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Principal Investigator:  Michael E. Krauss.   Co-Principal Investigator ($51,900).

 

2006                Special recognition of University of North Texas for ‘Searchable Digital Archive of Western Apache Language Texts’ (see item below) which has been designated by the National Endowment for the Humanities as a ‘We The People Project’ for promoting knowledge and understanding of American history and culture,  March 15, 2006.

 

2006                Awarded  a  one-year  Documenting  Endangered  Languages  (DEL)  fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and the Smithsonian Institution, ‘A Searchable Digital Archive of Western Apache Texts’ ($40,000).

 

2006-present   Review Editor of  International Journal of American Linguistics. [Nominated]

 

2004-present   Member of the editorial board of Northwest Journal of Linguistics, an electronic journal.  [Nominated]

 

2004-2006       Member  of  the  Nominating  Committee  of  the  Society  for  the  Study  of  the  Indigenous Languages of the Americas.  [Elected]

 

2002-2005      (with co-PI Shobhana Chelliah) ‘Western Apache dictionary’. National Science Foundation grant nr. BCS-0213668.  ($319,240, including complementary funds from the University of North Texas).

 2002-2006       Member of the editorial board of International Journal of American Linguistics. [Nominated]
 

2001                Candidate for the editorship of International Journal of American Linguistics. [Nominated]

 

2000-2001       'Documenting the Plains Apache Language.' Jacobs Research Fund  grant, Whatcom Museum Society, Bellingham, WA  ($993.92).

 1995                Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Student Support.   New Traditional Students, Department of Student Programs, University of Arizona.
 

1994                'Pilot  Study  on  the  Mescalero  Apache  language.'    Undergraduate  Research Initiative Grant from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University  of  Arizona,  for  Emil  Dobrescu,  undergraduate  student  in Anthropology  ($750).

 

1994-1999      'Western Apache Grammar and Dialectology.'  National Science Foundation grant nr.9408543 to the University of Arizona, continued as nr. 9896227to the University of North Texas  ($178,668).

 

1993                'Preliminary Investigation into Western Apache Dialectal variation'.  Small grant from  the  Social  and  Behavioral  Sciences  Research  Institute,  University  of Arizona. ($1,495.95).

 

1992                'A pilot study of the San Carlos Apache language'.  Mini-grant from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Arizona  ($740).

 

1990                Winner of the SSILA (Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas) Book Award (presently called the Mary R. Haas Book Award), with the manuscript, "Studies in Siberian Yupik Eskimo Morphology and Syntax."

 

1986                Professional  Development  Award,  UT,  Austin,  for  a  trip  to  the  American Anthropological Association meeting in Philadelphia, where a paper was presented.  ($133).

 

1985                'A  Study  of  Siberian  Yupik  Eskimo  Syntax.'   National  Science  Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research grant BNS-8418256  ($7,639).

 

1982                Professional  Development  Award,  UT,  Austin,  for  a  trip  to  the  2nd  Siouan Linguistics Conference, where a paper was presented ($250).

 
Books:
 

2011                (with Shobhana L. Chelliah)    Handbook of Descriptive Linguistic Fieldwork. Dordrecht/Heidelberg:  Springer Publishers, xix + 492 pp.

 

2006                (with the assistance of Phillip Goode)   A Practical Grammar of the San CarlosApache  Language.     LINCOM  Studies  in  Native  American  Linguistics  51. Munich:  Lincom Europa, xi + 588 pp.

 

1994                Siberian Yupik Eskimo: The Language and its Contacts with Chukchi.  Studies in Indigenous Languages of the Americas Series. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, xiii + 480 pp.

 
Refereed publications, and publications with refereed abstracts:
 

2012                Chapter 13:   Apache Names in Spanish and Early Mexican Documents:   What They Can Tell us about the Early Contact Apache Dialect Situation.  In: From theLand of Ever Winter to the American Southwest:   Athapaskan Migrations,Mobility, and Ethnogenesis, ed. by Deni J. Seymour.  Salt Lake City:  University of Utah Press, pp. 271-285.   [Republication, with permission and revisions, of de Reuse (2004)]

 

2010                Mariano  Rojas  and  his  “Manual  de  la  lengua  nahuatl”  (1927).    In   Análisislingüístico:  enfoques  sincrónico,  diacrónico  e  interdisciplinario,  ed.  by  Rosa María Ortiz Ciscomani. (Collección Estudios Lingüísticos 2).  Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, pp. 225-246.

 

2010                Dene-Yeniseian, Phonological Substrata, and Substratic Placenames.   In  “The Dene-Yeniseian Connection”, ed. by James Kari and Ben A. Potter, Special volume of Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska, New Series, Vol. 5 (1-2):320-323.

 

2009                Some personal perspectives on linguistic fieldwork.  In Ser Lingüísta:un oficiodiverso y polifacético.  Diez años de una Maestría en Lingüística, ed. by Zarina Estrada Fernández, Albert Álvarez González and María Belén Carpio. (Collección Lingüística, Serie; 6. Obra conmemorativa).  Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, pp. 45-54.

 

2009                Polysynthesis as a Typological Feature: an attempt at a Characterization from Eskimo  and  Athabaskan  Perspectives.     In  Variations  on  Polysynthesis (Proceedings of the Linguistics Session of the 15th International Inuit Studies Conference), edited by Marc-Antoine Mahieu and Nicole Tersis, “Typological Studies in Language 86”, John Benjamins: Amsterdam/Philadelphia, pp. 19-34.

 

2008                Denominal verbs in Apachean languages.  Thematic issue of International Journalof American Linguistics on Denominal verbs, edited by Donna Gerdts and Steve Marlett.  Vol. 74 .4.423-38.

 

2007                The Diffusion of Chukchi “magic words” in Chukotkan and St. Lawrence Island Yupik Folklore texts.  Études/Inuit/Studies. 31.1-2.201-211. [Actual publication date 2009]

 

2007                Qati Hik.  A St. Lawrence Island Yupik Tale. Told by Della Waghiyi.  In Wordsof the Real People.  Alaska Native Literature in Translation, ed. by Ann Fienup- Riordan and Lawrence D. Kaplan.   Fairbanks:   University of Alaska Press, pp. 220-235.

 

2006                Serial Verbs of Lakota (Siouan).  In Serial Verb Constructions, ed. by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Robert M. W. Dixon.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 301-318.  [paperback version published 2007]

 

2005                The Tonology of the Western Apache Noun Stem.  In Athabaskan Prosody, ed. by Sharon Hargus and Keren Rice.  Amsterdam/Philadelphia:  John Benjamins, pp. 209-228.

 

2004                Apache personal names in Spanish and early Mexican documents:  their linguistic and dialectological significance.  In Memorias del VII Encuentro de Lingüísticaen el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Vol. II, pp. 235-251.

 

2003                Evidentiality in Western Apache (Athabaskan).  In Studies in Evidentiality, ed. by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald  and Robert M. W. Dixon.  Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John  Benjamins, pp. 79-100.

 

2002                Palabras comanches en las lenguas de los apaches llaneros.  In Memorias del VIEncuentro de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Vol. II, pp.  229-238.

 

2001                Potter,  Brian,  Matthew  Gordon,  John  Dawson,  Willem  de  Reuse,  and  Peter Ladefoged.  Phonetic Structures of Western Apache.  International Journal ofAmerican Linguistics 67.4.415-448.

 

2001                The  Great  Yupik  Mood  Swing,  and  its  implications  for  the  directionality of semantic change.  Papers from the 37th Annual Regional Meeting of the ChicagoLinguistic Society.  Parasession on Languages of the Arctic, April 2001, pp. 239-247.

 

2000                Hacia una lexicografía indígena:   enseñanza de vocabulario y desarrollo de un diccionario  para  el  apache  occidental.     In  Memorias  del  V  Encuentro  deLingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Vol. II, pp. 361-374.

 

2000                La partie et le tout: les extensions métonymiques du duel et du pluriel en yupik sibérien central.  In Les langues eskaléoutes.  Sibérie, Alaska, Canada, Groënland, ed. by Nicole Tersis and Michèle Therrien.  Paris:  CNRS Editions. Pp. 269-282.

 

1997                Issues in Language Textbook Development:  The case of Western Apache.  In:  J. Reyhner, ed.  Teaching Indigenous Languages, proceedings of the Fourth Annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium.   Flagstaff:       Northern   Arizona University.  Pp.  116-128.

 

1996                The functions  of Spanish  loanwords  in  19th century sources  on  the Western Apache language.  In Memorias del III Encuentro de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Vol.I, pp. 151-179.

 

1996                Chukchi, English, and Eskimo: a Survey of jargons in the Chukotka Peninsula area.  In I. Broch and E. H. Jahr, eds.  Language Contact in the Arctic.  NorthernPidgins and Contact Languages.  Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 47-62.

 

1994                Noun  Incorporation  in  Lakota  (Siouan).  International  Journal  of  American Linguistics 60.3.199-260.

 
1994                Guillemin's "Mexican Apache" vocabulary.     In Memorias del II Encuentro de
Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Vol II, pp. 81-
100.
 

1994                English  Loanwords  in  the  Native  Languages  of  the  Chukotka  Peninsula.  Anthropological Linguistics 36.1.56-68.

 
1992                The Role of Internal Syntax in the Historical Morphology of Eskimo.    In M. Aronoff, ed.  Morphology Now, SUNY Press, pp.  163-178.
 

1989                Morphological Change and Internal Syntax in Eskimo.   Papers from the 25thAnnual Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, Part One: The General Session, pp. 56-67.

 

1989                Palatalization as an autosegment in Teralfene Flemish.  Proceedings of  the 18thAnnual Western Conference on Linguistics, California State University, Fresno, pp. 54-63.

 

1988                The Morphology/Semantics Interface:  An Autolexical Treatment of  Eskimo Verbal  Affix  Order.       Papers from  the 24th  Annual  Regional  Meeting  of theChicago Linguistic Society, Part One: The General Session, pp. 112-125.

 
1987                La phonologie du français de la région de Charleroi (Belgique) et ses rapports avec le wallon.  La Linguistique 23.2.99-115.
 

1986                The  Lexicalization  of  Sound  Symbolism  in  Santiago  del  Estero Quechua.  International Journal of American Linguistics 52.1.54-64.

 

1981                Grassmann's  Law  in  Ofo.      International  Journal  of  American  Linguistics 47.3.243-244.

 
 
 
Collection edited:
 
1998                (with Shobhana Chelliah), editor of  the Proceedings of the Fifth South East Asian Linguistics Society meetings.  Tempe:  Arizona State University.  (333 p.)
 

Invited Publications in Encyclopedias and Handbooks:

 

2007                Contribution to the article on North American Indigenous Languages, by Victor Golla.  Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages, ed. by Christopher Moseley.  Oxford and New York:  Routledge.

and  Linguistics, 2nd  edition, ed. by Keith Brown,  Vol. 9.   Oxford:   Elsevier Limited.  Pp.  745-748.

 

2004                With Jeffrey P. Brain and George Roth.  Tunica, Biloxi, and Ofo.  In Handbook ofNorth American Indians, Vol. 14, Southeast, ed. by William Sturtevant. Washington, D.C.:  Smithsonian Institution.  Pp.  586-597.

 
1999                Noun Incorporation.  In Concise Encyclopedia of Grammatical Categories, ed. by Keith B. Brown and Jim Miller.  Oxford:  Elsevier Science.
 

1995                Eskimo   Personal   and   Place   Names.      In   Handbücher   zur   Sprach-   undKommunikationswissenschaft.  Namenforschung.  Proper Name Studies.   LesNoms propres, ed. by Ernst Eichler, Gerold Hilty, Heinrich Löffler, Hugo Steger andLadislav Zgusta.  Berlin:  Walter de Gruyter.  Pp. 975-977.

 

1993                Noun Incorporation.  In The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, ed. by R. E.  Asher,  and  published  in  ten  volumes  by  Pergamon  Press  and  Aberdeen University Press. Pp. 2842-2847.

 

1983                Synonymy to:  Morris E. Opler.  The Apachean Culture Pattern and its Origins. In Handbook of North American Indians, Vol.   10, Southwest, ed. by William Sturtevant.  Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 384-392.

 
1983                With David Brugge and Ives Goddard.  Synonymy to:    David    M.    Brugge. Navajo Prehistory and History to 1850.  In Handbook of North American Indians, Vol.  10, Southwest, ed. by William Sturtevant.  Washington D.C.:  Smithsonian Institution.  Pp.  496-498.
 

Publications in Working Papers:

 

2005                Template-induced  prefix  deletion,  accommodation,  and  shunting  in  Western Apache.  In Proceedings of the 2005 Athabaskan Languages Conference, ed. by Suzanne Gessner.  Alaska Native Language Center Working Papers 5.95-109.

 
2002                Tonto Apache and its position within Apachean.    In Proceedings of the 2002
Athabaskan Languages Conference, Fairbanks, Alaska, June 16-18, 2002, ed. by Gary Holton.  Alaska Native Language Center Working Papers. 2.78-90.
 

2001                Topic,  focus,  definiteness,  specificity,  and  referential  prominence  in  Western Apache  noun  phrases  and  relative  clauses.     Proceedings  from  the  Fourth Workshop on American Indigenous Languages, July 6th, 2001.   Santa BarbaraPapers in Linguistics11.13-19.   Department of linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

 
2001                Prototypes and Fuzziness in the System and Usage of Apachean Classificatory
Verb Stems.    In Proceedings of the 2001 Athabaskan Languages Conference,Gary Holton.  Alaska Native Language Center Working Papers1.75-94.
 

2000                "Deferred  Evidence"  marking  and  evidential  typology  in  Western  Apache. Proceedings from the Third Workshop on American Indigenous Languages, April 14-16,  2000.    Santa Barbara Papers in  Linguistics  10.16-25.     Department  of linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

 1999                Potter,  Brian,  Matthew  Gordon,  John  Dawson,  Willem  de  Reuse,  and  Peter Ladefoged.  Phonetic Structures of Western Apache.  UCLA Working Papers inPhonetics 98.10-38.
 

1992                A  Bibliography  on  Incorporation  and  Polysynthesis  in  Native  American  and Paleosiberian Languages.   Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics17(2).77-108. [a 29 p. bibliography, organized byarea and family]

 

1990                A  Supplementary  Bibliography  of  Lakota  Languages  and  Linguistics  (1887-1990).  Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics15(2).146-167.  [a 20 p. annotated bibliography]

 

1987                One Hundred Years of Lakota Linguistics (1887-1987).  Kansas Working Papersin Linguistics12.13-42.  [a 30 p. annotated bibliography]

 

1984                Lonzíngí, a Lingala Language Game.  Texas Linguistic Forum 24.1-9.

 

1984                The Tibetan Grammatical Traditional: A Sketch.  Texas LinguisticForum 23.91-107.

 

1983                The Evolutionof dat as a Marker of Subordination in Middle and Modern Dutch.Texas Linguistic Forum 22.17-33.

 

1982                Remarks on the Lakhota Enclitics.  Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 7.153-164.

 
Pedagogical and dictionary materials developed and compiled:
 

2009                (compiler, with Elizabeth Rocha, Victor Smith, Rebekah Smith, Vincent Randall, Bob Bear, Mary Lewis, Wally Davis Jr., and Barbara Harney McCabe, contributors)   Dilz he’e  Apache  Lea rners’  Dictionary, 512 pp. To be submitted for publication  to  Apache  Culture  Dept.,  Yavapai-Apache  Nation,  Camp  Verde, Arizona.

 

2006                (compiler)  Comparative Siouan Dictionary, Senior Editors:  Richard T. Carter, A. Wesley Jones, Robert L. Rankin with John E. Koontz and David S. Rood. Workshop and Project Principal Investigator, David S. Rood.  August 17, 2006 draft, 946 pp.and unpublished materials, Indé-English, 47 pp., English-Indé, 50 pp.

 
 1999                (with  Elizabeth  Rocha,  Rebekah  Smith,  and  Phillip  Goode)  Northern  Tonto
Apache Noun Dictionary, viii + 81 pp.
 

1998                San Carlos Apache Noun Dictionary, xx + 182 pp.

 

1997                Western  Apache  Verb  Lexicon.    An  alphabetical  Apache-English  lexicon  of inflected verb forms, vii+ 235 pp.

 

1996                (with  Bernadette  Adley-Santamaria)      Nd ee   Bi yá ti '   Bí goch 'ił 'a ah  .     (LearningApache.)  An Introductory Textbook in the White Mountain Apache Language for non-speakers, 497 pp.

 
Review article:
 

1992                Dialects  in  Contact,  by  Peter  Trudgill.     International  Journal  of American Linguistics 58(1).118-124.

 
Reviews and Book notices:
 

2009                Review of:  A Grammar of Crow, by Randolph Graczyk.  (Studies in the Native Languages of  the Americas.)  Lincoln and London:  University of Nebraska Press, 2007.  In Anthropological Linguistics 51.3-4.347-349.

 

2006                Review  of:    A  Grammar  of  Dëne  Sųłiné  (Chipewyan),  by  Eung-Do  Cook. International Journal of American Linguistics 72.4.535-539.

 

2005                Review  of:    Ungipaghaghlanga.    Let  Me  Tell  a  Story.    Quutmiit  Yupigita Ungipaghaatangit.   Legends of the Siberian Eskimos.   Transliterated and Translated by Christopher Koonooka (Petuwaq) from the Chukotka Collection of G.A.  Menovshchikov.  Etudes/Inuit/Studies 29.1-2.

 

2005                Review of:  Hopi Traditional Literature, by David Leedom Shaul.  International Journal of American Linguistics 71.3.356-359.

 

2004                Review of:  Lakota Dictionary: Lakota-English / English-Lakota.  Compiled and edited by Eugene Buechel and Paul Manhart. New, comprehensive edition. International Journal of American Linguistics 70.2.220-223.

 

2002                Review of:  English-Lakota Dictionary, by Bruce Ingham.  International Journalof American Linguistics 68.4.488-490.

 

2002                Review of:   The Athabaskan Languages.   Perspectives on a Native American Language Family, ed. by Theodore B. Fernald and Paul R. Platero. Anthropological Linguistics 44.2.197-199.

 
2002                Review of:    A Practical Grammar of the St. Lawrence Island/Siberian Yupik
Eskimo Language, Second edition, by Steven A. Jacobson.  Etudes/Inuit/Studies
26.2.194-196.
 

2001                Review of:    The Languages of Native North  America, by Marianne Mithun. American Anthropologist 103.2.554-555.

 

1999                Review of:    O Brave New Words!    Native American  Loanwords  in Current English, by Charles L. Cutler.  Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 14.2.424-428.

 
1998                Review of:  Autolexical Theory.  Ideas and methods, edited by Eric Schiller, Elisa Steinberg, and Barbara Need.  Language 74.3.629-631.
 

1995                Review  of:    Language,  History,  and  Identity:  Ethnolinguistic  Studies  of  the Arizona Tewa, by Paul V. Kroskrity.  Anthropological Linguistics37.2.219-222.

 
1992                Review of:   Tukilik.   An Inuktitut Grammar for All, by Louis-Jacques Dorais.
International Journal of American Linguistics 58.4.512-517.
 

1992                Review of:    Theoretical  Perspectives on Native American  Languages, ed. by Donna B. Gerdts and Karin Michelson.  Language 68.1.215-221.

 

1989                Recension  de:    Esquimaux  d'Asie:     Contes  et  Récits.    Recueillis  par  K.  S.Sergeeva et E. S. Rubcova, édité par Jean Malaurie.  Paris:  Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.  Etudes/Inuit/Studies 13.2.140-143.

 
1989                Book notice of:   Pella Dutch.   The portrait of a language and its use in one of Iowa's ethnic communities, by Philip E. Webber.  Language 65.4.917.
 
Other publications:
 

2002                (with William Bright) Chicorica, NM:  'Little cup', 'spotted bird', 'rich child'?  The Placename Department, Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of theAmericas Newsletter XX.4, pp. 11-12.

 

2001                Hoijer's neglected documentation of Apachean.  Correspondence in The Societyfor the Study of the  Indigenous Languages of the Americas Newsletter XX.1, p.2.

 

1999                Phillip  Goode  (1951-1999)  Obituary  in  The  Society  for  the  Study  of  the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Newsletter XVIII.2, p. 3.

 

1994                Review of the film:   Geronimo:   An American legend.   MediaWatch in TheSociety for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Newsletter XIII.1, p. 6.

 

1979                Translation of a Dutch poem by E. Mattelaer into Guaraní and Quechua in:  Nooitde moed opgeven (Never lose courage, one poem translated into 300 languages and dialects), ed.  by Eugene Mattelaer.  Knokke, Belgium:  Julien Matthys.  Pp.95 and 214.

 
Papers read:
 
2013                Jesuit Grammarians in the Chaco: Their Analytical Strengths and Weaknesses. Recovering Voices, Seminar Series in Endangered Languages and Indigenous Knowledge, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., February 13th, 2013. [Invited]
 
2012                Informal    presentation    of    a    Hän    Athabascan    verb    paradigm    database. Athabaskan/Dene language Conference, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, August 15, 2012.
 
2012                Jesuit Grammarians in the Chaco: Their Analytical Strengths and Weaknesses. Symposium  938:    Hechos  y  datos  de  los  pueblos  del  Gran  Chaco:  diálogo histórico entre la antropología, la sociología, la lingüística, y la arqueología para un esclarecimiento del estado actual de las poblaciones originarias de la región. 54th International Congress of Americanists, Vienna, Austria, July 17, 2012.
 
2012                Jesuit Grammarians in the Chaco: Their Analytical Strengths and Weaknesses. Departmentof Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, July 11, 2012. [Invited]
 

2012                Hän Athabascan and Western Apache Personal Names.  Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Session on American Indian Personal Names,  Annual  Meeting,  Linguistic  Society  of  America,  Portland,  Oregon, January 7, 2012.

 

2011                The  ‘Occupy  Prefix’  Movement  in  the  Western  Apache  Verb.    U.    Leipzig Typologisches Kolloquium, University of Leipzig, Germany, November 30, 2011. [Invited]

 

2011                The ‘Occupy Prefix’ Movement in the Western Apache Verb.   Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, November 24, 2011. [Invited]

 

2011                Some new morphological analyses of Vilela (Argentine Chaco).   Conference on Indigenous  Languages  of  Latin  America  V.    University  of  Texas  at  Austin, October 6th, 2011.

 

2011                Philology   and   Fieldwork,   “Linguistics   in   the   Pub”   meeting,   Melbourne University, Australia, August, 2011.  [Invited]

 

2011                Troublesome Particles and Grizzly Bears in Hän Athabascan (Alaska).  Workshop on Pragmatic markers and Troublesome Particles, Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, July 8th, 2011.  [Invited]

 

2011                Language  Documentation,  Description,  Conservation:  discrete  activities  or  a continuum?  I-Tunes Talk, Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, July, 2011.  [Invited]

 

2010                Yuman  phonetic  or  phonological  influences  on  Apachean.     XI  Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 19, 2010.

 

2010                What  We Can  Learn  From  the History Of Descriptive  Linguistic Fieldwork. Second Annual DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference.   Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), Dallas, November 6, 2010.

 

2009                Dictionaries for linguists versus dictionaries for endangered language speakers: doing lexicography in a PEP (Prefixing-Endangered-Polysynthetic)language. UCSB Linguistics Colloquium, University of California, Santa Barbara, Oct. 22nd,

2009.  [Invited and funded]

 

2009                Dictionaries for linguists versus dictionaries for endangered language speakers: doing lexicography in a PEP (Prefixing-Endangered-Polysynthetic) language. RCLT Seminar Series, La Trobe University, Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, Bundoora, Australia, Sept. 3rd, 2009.  [Invited]

 

2009                Prefixing, Endangered, and Polysynthetic:   lessons from doing lexicography in Western Apache, a PEP language.  Linguistics Seminar Series, Department of Linguistics, University of Melbourne, August 21st, 2009.  [Invited]

 

2009                Berlandier’s 1828 Lipan Apache Vocabulary and the position of Lipan within Apachean.  Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL) Academic Forum, Dallas.  January 2009.  [Invited]

 

2008                Mariano Rojas’ “Manual de la lengua náhuatl (1927)” : a preliminary philological study.  X Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 2008.

 

2006                Berlandier’s  Lipan  Apache  Vocabulary  from  Mexican  Texas  (1828).     IX Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 2006.

 

2006                Polysynthesis as a Typological Feature:  an Attempt at a Characterization from an Eskimo perspective.   15th Inuit Studies Conference.   Musée du Quai Branly, Paris,  France, October 2006.
 

 2006                Western Apache dialects:  conflating philological, ethnohistorical and fieldwork data.  Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Annual Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, Albuquerque, NM, January 2006.
 

2005                An intriguing morphophonemic similarity between Siouan and Athabascan.  25th Annual Siouan and Caddoan Linguistics Conference, Kaw City, OK, June 17th, 2005.

 

2005                Serial Verbs in Lakota. 25th Annual Siouan and Caddoan Linguistics Conference, Kaw City, OK, June 17th,2005.

 

2005                (with  Kevin  Mullin)     Western  Apache  recipes:     pragmatics  and  discourse structure.   Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Annual Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, Oakland, CA, January 2005.

 2004                A New Classification of Western Apache Dialects.  VIII Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 2004.
 

2004                A Phonological Template for Western Apache Verb Prefixation.  Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Annual Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, Boston, January 2004.

 

2003                Apache   Verb   Prefixation   and   a  Phonological   Template.     Department   of Linguistics & Applied Linguistics Seminar Series, University of Melbourne, December 5th, 2003.  [Invited]

 

2003                “Internal syntax” and prototypical polysynthesis:   a typological comparison of Eskimo  and  Apache.    Research  Centre  for  Linguistic  Typology Seminar,  La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, November 26th, 2003. [Invited]

 
2003                Western Apache.   Workshop on Imperatives and Other Commands.   Research
Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, July
9th, 2003. [Invited]
 

2003                Serial  Verbs  in  Lakota  (Siouan).     International  Workshop  on  Serial  Verb Constructions, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, June 9th, 2003.  [Invited and funded]

 

2003                Deferred realization evidentials in Western Apache, Siberian Yupik Eskimo, and Mapudungun.   Research Centre for Linguistic Typology Seminar, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, May 28th, 2003.  [Invited]

 

2003                Lessons  from  the  History  of  Western  Apache  Lexicography.       Session  on Lexicography for Indigenous America:  Meeting the Needs of speakers, learners, and linguists, organized by AliceTaff.  Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Annual Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, Atlanta, January 3rd, 2003.

 

2002                Apache personal names in Spanish and early Mexican documents:  their linguistic and dialectological interest.  Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, November 21st, 2002.  [Invited and funded]

 

2002                Apache personal names in Spanish and early Mexican documents.  VII Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 2002.

 

2002                (with Shobhana L. Chelliah)  Evolving Priorities in Linguistic Description:  from theorizing innateness to documenting language diversity.   Madras Christian College, Chennai, India, July 10th, 2002.  [Invited]

 

2002                Tonto  Apache  and  its  position  within  Apachean. Athabascan  Languages Conference, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, June 16th, 2002. [Funded]

 

2002                Denominal Verbs in Navajo and Western Apache.  Special session "Denominal Verbs in the Languages of the Americas", Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Winter Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, San Francisco, January 2002.  [Invited]

 

2001                Evidentiality  in  Western  Apache  (Athabaskan).    International  Workshop  on Evidentiality, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, August 2001.  [Invited and funded]

 

2001                Comanche 'Coffee'.  Friends of Uto-Aztecan Working Conference.  University of California, Santa Barbara/Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, July 9th, 2001.

 

2001                Topic, focus, definiteness and specificity in Western Apache noun phrases and relative clauses.  Workshop on American Indigenous Languages/Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Summer Meeting, University of California, Santa Barbara, July 2001.

 

2001                Prototypes and Fuzziness in the System and Usage of Apachean Classificatory Verb Stems.   Athabaskan Languages Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, May 2001.

 

2001                A mood shift in Yupik Eskimo, and its implications for the directionality of semantic change.  Chicago Linguistic Society 37.  Parasession on Languages of the Arctic, April 2001.

 

2000                Unas palabras comanches en las lenguas de los apaches llaneros.  VI Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística enel Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 2000.

 

2000                The "Deferred evidence"Particle in Western Apache.   Third Annual Workshop on  American  Indigenous  Languages,  University of California,  Santa  Barbara, April 2000.

 

2000                Deferred evidence as a grammatical category in Western Apache.  Third Annual High Desert Linguistics Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, April 2000.

 

2000                The rhetorics of incorporation and resistance in 19th century archival materials on the Western Apache.   Federation of North Texas Area Universities Annual Conference on Rhetoric, University of North Texas, Denton, February 2000.

 

2000                Evidentials  in  Western  Apache.     Society  for  the  Study  of  the  Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Winter Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, Chicago, January 2000.

 

2000                (with  Siri  Tuttle)  Acoustic  correlates  of  verb  stem  tone  in  Western  Apache. Society for the  Study  of the  Indigenous  Languages  of  the Americas,  Winter Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, Chicago, January 2000.

 

1999                Tone and the Western Apache Verb Stem.   Athabaskan Language Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, April 1999.

 

1999                Western  Apache  as  a  three  tone  language.    Linguistic  Society  of  America meeting, Los Angeles, January 1999.

 

1998                Hacia una lexicografía indígena:   enseñanza de vocabulario y desarrollo de un diccionario para el apache occidental.  V Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 1998.

 

1998                The historical phonology of Western Apache nouns: tone.  Athabaskan Language Conference, University of Calgary, Alberta, June 1998.

 

1998                Towards   a   Native   Lexicography:   Teaching   vocabulary   and   dictionary development for Western Apache.  5th Symposium on Stabilizing Indigenous Languages, Louisville, Kentucky, May1998.

 

1998                Metonymic  extensions  of  the  dual  in  Siberian  Yupik  Eskimo. Linguistics Colloquium Series, Department of English, University of North Texas, March 1998.  [Invited]

 

1998                Clause Conjoining in Western Apache.  Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of  the Americas, Winter Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, New York, January 1998.

 

1997                Ideologies of language preservation:  The Arizona Apache Case.  Second Annual Native American Symposium.  Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK, November 1997.

 

1997                A Minority within a Minority: the Status of the Camp Verde Dialect of Western Apache.  26th Linguistic Association of the Southwest Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles, October 1997.

 

1997                Ideophones in Western Apache.  Athabaskan Language Conference,  University of Oregon, Eugene, May1997.

 

1997                Issues  in  Language  Textbook  Development:  The  case  of  Western  Apache. Fourth  Annual  Stabilizing  Indigenous  Languages  Symposium,  University  of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, May1997.

 
1997                The psychological reality of the "verb stem" in the Western Apache
language. Languaging: the Ninth Annual Conference, University of North Texas, Denton, February 1997.
 

1996                Morphological Reinterpretations of Spanish Loanwords in Western Apache:   a Diachronic and Synchronic study.  IV Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 1996.

 
1996                Ideologies of Language Preservation:    the Arizona Apache Case.    Linguistics
Colloquium Series, Department of English, University of North Texas, November
1996.  [Invited]
 

1996                Classifier  Obfuscation  in  Western  Apache.     Society  for  the  Study  of  the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Winter Meeting, Linguistic Society of America, San Diego, January 1996.

 

1995                Language Ideology on the Apache Reservations of Arizona:   Implications for language Acquisition.  Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Colloquium Series, University of Arizona, November 1995.  [Invited]

 

1995                Non-Verbal   Predicates   in   Western   Apache.       Athapaskan   Morphosyntax Workshop, funded by the National Science Foundation, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, July 1995.  [Invited and funded]

 
1995                Baby Talk in Western Apache.  Athabaskan Languages Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, June 1995.
 

1994                The Dual as Container and Contained:   Metonymic Extensions of Number in Siberian Yupik Eskimo.   33rd Conference on American Indian Languages, American Anthropological Association Meeting, Atlanta, December 1994.

 

1994                Spanish loanwords in Apachean Languages:  their past and present functions.  III Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 1994.

 

1993                Stylistic and  Dialectal  Variation in Western Apache Phonology.  Athapaskan Linguistics Conference, Santa Fe, June1993.

 

1993                Semantic  Change  and  Morphological  Reanalysis  in  Polysynthetic  Languages. Department of Linguistics  Lecture Series, University of Arizona, April 1993. [Invited]

 

1993                Language  simplification  strategies  of  polysynthetic  languages:    The  case  of Eskimo Jargons.  Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Colloquium Series, University of Arizona, February 1993.  [Invited]

 

1992                Undoing   polysynthesis:   the   structural   consequences   of   pidginization   on indigenous   American   languages.      31st   Conference   on   American   Indian Languages, American Anthropological Association Meeting, San Francisco, December 1992.

 

1992                Guillemin's  "Mexican  Apache"  vocabulary.     II  Encuentro  Internacional  de Lingüística enel Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, November 1992.

 

1992                Svarabhakti in Dutch: from phonetic non-rule to phonological rule.  22nd Western Conference on Linguistics, Tucson, October 1992.

 
1992                Testing the degree of mutual intelligibility between Navajo and Western Apache. Athapaskan Linguistics Conference, Northern Arizona University, July 1992.
 

1992                Chukchi, English, and Eskimo: a survey of jargons in the Chukotka Peninsula area (Soviet Far East).     9th International Tromsø Symposium on  Language: Arctic Pidgins.  University of Tromsø, Norway, June 1992.  [Invited and funded]

 

1992                'What makes a Human?  Language, Tools and the Primates', St. Albert the Great Forum on Theology and Science, University Catholic Newman Center, Tucson, March 1992.  [Invited]

 

1991                Lakota  Noun  Incorporation  Revisited.     11th  Annual  Siouan  and  Caddoan Linguistics Conference, Stillwater, Oklahoma, September, 1991.

 

1991                The Great Yupik Mood Swing.  Summer Meeting of the Society for the Study of the  Indigenous  Languages  of  the  Americas,  LSA  Institute,  University  of California, Santa Cruz, June 1991.

 

1991                Language Contact as a Reflection of Economic Practice:  The case of English in Eastern Siberian Native Languages.   62nd Annual meeting of the Southwestern Anthropological Association, Tucson, April 1991.

 

1990                English  Loanwords  in  Siberian  Eskimo  and  Chukchi.    29th  Conference  on American Indian Languages, American Anthropological Association Meeting, New Orleans, Dec. 2nd, 1990.

 
1990                A Flemish Skibboleth.  Anthropology Department Lecture Series, University of Arizona, Oct.  24th, 1990.  [Invited]
 

1990                Diminutive  Vowel  Neutralization  in  Central  Siberian  Yupik:     A  possible explanation.  VIIth Inuit Studies Conference, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Aug. 20th, 1990.

 

1990                On the phonological peculiarities of Jersey Dutch.   American Association for Netherlandic Studies, 5th Interdisciplinary Conference on Netherlandic Studies, Special Session on The Dutch Language in the U.S.A., UCLA, June 20th, 1990.

 

1990                Detecting Pidgin Influence on a Polysynthetic Language:   The case of Siberian Yupik Eskimo.   Purdue Linguistics Group, Department of English, Purdue University, March 2nd, 1990.  [Invited and funded]

 
1989                Internal reconstruction in Eskimo "internal syntax".  IXth   International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Rutgers University, August 1989.
 

1989                "Magic  words"  and  formulaic  speech  in  Siberian  Yupik  Eskimo  Folklore.
Summer Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, LSA Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, July 1989.
 
1988                Detecting pidgin influence on a polysynthetic language.  Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, New Orleans, December 1988.
 
1988                Contact-induced typological change in Siberian Yupik Eskimo.    87th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association,Phoenix, AZ, November 1988.
 

1987                The  Derivation  of  Spanish  Hypocoristics  in  a  Nonconcatenative  Theory  of Morphology.   Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin.


1987                Dative, Benefactive, and Possessive Prefixes in Lakota.   7th  Siouan Linguistics Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder.
 
1986                Enclitics  in  Siberian Yupik  Eskimo.     85th  Annual Meeting of  the American
Anthropological Association, Philadelphia.
 

1986                Using Ethnopoetics in Teaching Traditional Native Texts.  13th  Annual Meeting of the Alaska Anthropological Association, Fairbanks, Alaska.

 
1984                Relative  Clauses  in  Lakhota.  Workshop  on  Proto-Siouan,  organized  by  Prof. David Rood, University of Colorado, Boulder, Department of Linguistics.
 

1983                Noun Incorporation in Lakhota.  3rd Siouan Linguistics Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota.

 1982                Remarks on the Lakhota Enclitics.  2nd Siouan Linguistics Conference, Medora, North Dakota.
 
 
Field Research:
 

November-December 2009  Fieldwork with two speakers of Lamkang (Tibeto-Burman, Central Kuki-Chin) from Manipur State, India, in Denton, Texas.
 

 August  2006-October 2006,  August  2007-October 2007,  March  2008,  July 2008-September 2008, September  2010-October  2010,  August-September  2011,  August- September 2012  Fieldwork with speakers of Hän Athabascan in Fairbanks and Eagle, Alaska, and in Dawson City and Moosehide, Yukon Territory, Canada.
 
 
July 2008         Fieldwork with a speaker of Tadoule Lake (Manitoba) Dëne Sųłiné (formerly called Chipewyan) at Moosehide, Yukon Territory, Canada.
 

April 2004-present   Fieldwork with a rememberer of Chiricahua Apache and tapes of the last speakers from the Ft. Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma in Apache, Oklahoma.

 
February 2003 Fieldwork with a speaker of Mescalero Apache, who also volunteered Lipan texts and Chiricahua Apache forms, Mescalero, New Mexico.
 

July 2002        Fieldwork with two speakers of Tangkhul Naga from Manipur State, in Chennai, India.

 
Summer 1997-2004 Fieldwork with Plains Apache (formerly called Kiowa-Apache) speakers from the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, at Anadarko and Carnegie, Oklahoma. The language is extinct as of 2009.
 

Summer 1992-present   Fieldwork on Western Apache grammar and dialectology, in Tucson, Arizona, Denton, Texas, and at the San Carlos, White Mountain, Tonto-Apache, and Yavapai-Apache reservations, in Arizona.

 
March-April, November-December 1985 Fieldtrips to Nome, Savoonga, and Gambell, Alaska, to investigate topics in Siberian Yupik Eskimo morphology and syntax.
 

July 1984         Fieldwork  on  Lakota  relative  clauses  and  noun  incorporation,  University  of Colorado, Boulder.

 

1982                Fieldwork on the phonology of Lao dialects at the University of Texas, Austin.

 

1981                Fieldwork on Huancavelica (Ayacucho) Quechua, in Washington, D.C.

 
1977-1978       Fieldwork on Flemish dialects and on Belgian French varieties, conducted in
Belgium, during my military service.
 

In-class field methods instruction:

 

Fall 1995        Instructor  for  a  class  in  field  methods  at  the  Department  of  Anthropology, University  of  Arizona,  with  a  native  speaker  of  Tsonga  (Bantu)  from  South Africa.

 

Fall 1993        Instructor  for  a  class  in  field  methods  at  the  Department  of  Anthropology, University of Arizona, with native speakers of Cherokee and Western Apache.

 

Fall 1992        Instructor  for  a  class  in  field  methods  at  the  Department  of  Anthropology, University of Arizona, with a native speaker of Toba Batak (Austronesian) from Indonesia.

 

Fall 1991        Instructor  for  a  class  in  field  methods  at  the  Department  of  Anthropology, University of Arizona, with a native speaker of Navajo.

 

October 1987-May 1988  Instructor for a class in field methods at the Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago, with native speakers of Lakota.

 

Undergraduate Classes taught:

University of Texas: Introductory Linguistics

University of Iowa: Introductory Linguistics

Ball State University: Introductory Linguistics, History of English

University of Arizona: The Nature of Language
 
University of North Texas: History of English, Principles of Language Study (on-line)
 

Graduate Classes taught:

 
University of Chicago: Contact-Induced Language Change, Field Methods (3 quarters), Survey of North American Indian Languages, Topics in Discourse Structure
 
University of Iowa: Historical and Comparative Linguistics, Seminar in morphological theory
 
Ball State University: Approaches to Modern English Grammar, History of English Introductory Linguistics Phonological Analysis Phonological Theory
 
University of Arizona:    Areal Survey of Native North American Languages Discourse and Text,
Historical and Comparative Linguistics, Language and Culture
Ling. Anthropology Seminar:  Language Contact
Ling. Anthropology Seminar:  Pidgins and Creoles
Ling. Anthropology Seminar: Language Obsolescence, Shift, and Death
Linguistic Field Techniques
Structure of a Non-Western language:  Western Apache and Navajo
 
 University of North Texas:  General Linguistics
 
 University of Sonora:   Morfosintaxis de lengua apache
 

Independent studies courses taught at the University of Arizona:

 
Undergraduate:  Apache for the Bilingual Classroom Teacher Introduction to Western Apache Linguistics Introductory Alaskan Yup'ik Eskimo

Senior honors thesis:A Study of the Mescalero Apache Verb

 Graduate:  Cultural Perceptions and Japanese Phrasebooks for Travelers
Phonology Chiricahua Apache Verb Morphology
 

Minicourse taught at the University of North Texas:

 Beginning Lakota
 

Service to the University of North Texas:

 2011                Question and Answer session for the film Birth of a Language, which was part of “Linguistics in Motion”, a Linguistics Film Series cosponsored by the UNT media Library and the Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication. February 24th, 2011.
 

2006                Reader on the graduate paper committee for Kevin Mullin.   For Mullin’s MA paper entitled:    Southern Athabascan Historical Phonology With SpecialReference to Obstruents  (82 pp.). Department of English, Linguistics Division.

1997-2011    Lectures  in  UNT  Departments  of  English/Linguistics  and  Technical Communication classes taught by Professors Blaine, Chelliah, Cukor-Avila, Rodman, and Ross.

 Recent service to other Universities:
 
2013                Co-director, with Professor Alejandra Vidal, of the doctoral thesis of Pedro Viegas Barros,  entitled  ‘Proto-chon:  fonología,  morfología  y  léxico,’ Facultad  de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 

2012                Lecture on the pitfalls and problems of fieldwork for Professor Barbara Stiebels’ fieldwork class.   Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig, Germany, June, 2012.

 

2012                Member of the MA thesis committee of Jonathan Manker.   Thesis entitled: AnAcoustic Study of Stem Prominence in Han Athabascan, 105 pp.  Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

 

2004                Outside examiner of the Ph.D. thesis of Adam Saulwick, Aspects of the semantics and morphosyntax of the verb in Rembarrnga:   a polysynthetic language of Northern Australia: Grammatical description, texts and dictionary.  Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Australia, remunerated b yhonorarium.

 
 
 Service:  Refereeing/reading of manuscripts, abstracts, and grant proposals:
 

2012                Reviewer for abstracts for the 3rd International Conference on Language Documentation, University of Hawaii.

2012                Reviewer of grant proposals submitted to the Endangered Language Fund, Yale
University.

2011                Referee for an article submitted to the Northwest Journal of Linguistics.

2011                Referee for a book manuscript submitted to Oxford University Press.

2010                Referee for an article submitted to the Journal of Historical Linguistics.

2010                Written submission to the five-year Review panel of the Research Centre for
Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia.

2010                Referee for an article submitted to Memorias del X Encuentro de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo.

2009                Referee for an article submitted to Amerindia, journal of the Centre d’Études des Langues Indigènes d’Amérique, Paris, France.

2009                Referee for a manuscript submitted to the Proceedings of the Australian Linguistic Society Conference.

2009                Reviewer for: The Dene-Yeniseian Connection, ed. by James Kari and Ben A. Potter, Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska, New Series, Vol. 5 (1-2), 363 pp.

2009                Referee for a manuscript submitted to a Festschrift for Jerrold Sadock, University of Chicago, ed. by Etsuyo Yuasa and Tista Bagchi.

2008                Reviewer  for  the manuscript:    New  Lakota/Dakota Dictionary,  compiled and edited by Jan Ullrich.  Bloomington: Lakota Language Consortium, published in 2008.

2007                Referee for a manuscript submitted to Mellen Press.

2006                Referee for abstracts submitted to the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, January 4-7, 2007.

2006                Referee for an article submitted to Journal of Phonetics.

2005                Referee for an article submitted to Southwest Journal of Linguistics.

2005                Referee for an article submitted to Transactions of the Philological Society.

2005                Referee for a grant project submitted to the Council for the Humanities of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).
 
2003                Referee    for    a    grant   project    submitted    to    the    Endangered    Languages Documentation Programme, SOAS, University of London.

2002                Referee  for  a  grant  project  submitted  to  the  National  Endowment  for  the Humanities.

2001                Referee for a book manuscript submitted to the University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics

2000                Referee  for  an  article  submitted  to  the  Journal  of  the  International  Phonetic Association.

2000, 2005 (twice)   Referee for an article submitted to Etudes/Inuit/Studies.
 
1998                Referee for abstracts submitted to the 73rd Annual Linguistic Society of America Meeting, Los Angeles, January 7-10, 1999.

1998                Referee for an article submitted to the Native American Symposium Proceedings, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK.

1998                Paid referee for a book manuscript submitted to NTC Press.

1997                Referee for abstracts submitted to the Tenth Languaging Conference, February
1998, Denton, Tx.
 
1995                Referee for an article submitted to Diachronica.

1994                Paid referee for a manuscript submitted to University of California Press.

1993                Paid referee for a textbook manuscript submitted to McGraw-Hill Press.

1991, 1993      Paid referee for 3 book manuscripts submitted to Oxford University Press.

1990, 1994, 2007 Referee for articles submitted to Language.

1988, 1989, 1991,1993, 1998 (twice), 1999, 2000 (twice), 2001 (twice), 2002 (three times),

2003,  2004,  2005,  2006,  2007  (twice),  2009,  2010,  2012  Referee  for  grant projects submitted to the National Science Foundation.

1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998 (twice), 2000 (three times), 2001, 2007, 2008, 2013
Referee for articles submitted to International Journal of American Linguistics.
 

Other service (not including University and Departmental committee work):

 2012                Interviewed regarding the ‘Eskimo words for snow’ issue, by David Robson, features  editor  for  the  New  Scientist,  article  ’Sno  myth,    published  in   NewScientist, 22/29 December 2012, reprinted in the Washington Post, January 8, 2013.

2011                Consultant   for   the   PBS   film   on   Lakota   language   preservation:      Rising Voices/Hothaninpi, a coproduction of Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc., and The language Conservancy.

2009                Chaired  a session  of the Australian  Linguistics  Society meeting at  La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, July 9-11, 2009.

2009                Member  of  the  Hale  Prize  Committee  of  the  Society  for  the  Study  of  the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.

2008                Introduced Ph.D. candidate Uldis Balodis, University of California Santa Barbara advisee of Professor Marianne Mithun, to the Yavapai-Apache community of Camp Verde.

2007                Introduced  and  supervised  Kathy  Joy  Las,  University  of  Alaska-Fairbanks graduate student, while she was beginning linguistic fieldwork at the Hän community of Eagle Village, AK.

2007                Participated in and lectured at the Tthedäwdlin Huch’in/Hän Literacy Session,held in Eagle Village, AK, August 7-9, 2007.

2006                Member of the Annual Meeting Program Committee of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.

2006                Chaired a session of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

2005                Chaired  a  session  of  the  Siouan  and  Caddoan  Languages  and  Linguistics Conference, Kaw City, OK.

2004                Invited participant to the All Apache Summit, hosted by the Jicarilla Apache Nation, Horse Lake, New Mexico, July 11-14, 2004.  Discussed and advised on language preservation issues with members of Apache tribes of Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, and carried out fieldwork with a Camp Verde consultant.

2004                Assisted Josephine Goode from the Gila County Voter Outreach Program, Globe, AZ, with transcriptions of Apache voting terminology.

2001                Chaired  a  session  of  the  Athabaskan  Language  Conference,  University  of California, Los Angeles.

2000                Consultant to William Bright for:   Native American Place-names of the United States (University of Oklahoma Press, 2004).

1999-2000      Consultant to Ives Goddard for:  Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 13, Plains, chapters on The Languages of the Plains: Introduction, Lipan Apache, and Plains Apache.  (Smithsonian Institution, 2001).

1998, 2000      Chaired sessions of the Languaging Conference, organized by the Department of English, University of North Texas.

1998                Checked and corrected Siberian YupikEskimo spellings in an articleby Nicolai Vakhtin, ‘Les différents types de phrases polyprédicatives,’ published 2000 in  Leslangues eskaléoutes, ed. by Nicole Tersis and Michèle Therrien, Paris: CNRS Editions.

1997                Linguistic consultant to Irene Silentman for the children’s book:  Emily Abbink,

1998.              Colors of the Navajo.  Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books.

1995                Consultant  to  Ives  Goddard  and  Patricia  Afable  for:    Handbook  of  NorthAmerican Indians, Vol. 17, Languages, ed. by Ives Goddard (Smithsonian Institution, 1996).

1994-1995       With  Shobhana  Chelliah,  organized  the  Fifth  South  East  Asian  Linguistics Society meetings, an international conference which met in Tucson in May 1995.

1994                Organized  and  chaired  a  session  of  the  Conference  on  American  Indian Languages (CAIL), entitled Dialectology of Native AmericanLanguages.  CAIL was part of the American Anthropological Association Meeting in Atlanta, December, 1994.

1993-1994       Member, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Interdisciplinary Executive Council, Department of English, University of Arizona.
 
 1993                Paid  consultant,  checking  and  correcting  Apache  language  in  a  San  Carlos Headstart Program Apache language teaching text, employed by the Office of Indian Programs, University of Arizona.

Summer-Fall 1993  Monthly meetings, under the auspices of the Office of Indian Programs, University of Arizona, with bilingual educators at San Carlos Schools,in order to help  them  develop  a  bilingual  (Apache-English)  curriculum,  and  a  language policy.

Summer and Fall 1992 Weekly two-hour meetings with Irwin Rope, and Marthalean Rope, U. of Arizona students in Bilingual Education and members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, in order to teach them to read and write in Western Apache.

1992                Chaired  a  session  of  the  22nd  Western  Conference  on  Linguistics,  Tucson, October 1992.

1991-1992      Weekly two-hour meetings with Vera Marie Crowchild, U. of Arizona student and representative of the Sarcee tribe of Alberta, Canada, in order to help her devise an orthography and beginning dictionary for the Sarcee language.

1991                Checking  of  the  spellings  of  Quechua  words  for  the  New  Oxford  English Dictionary.

1991                Preparation of a brochure announcing and describing the new Joint Anthropology- Linguistics Ph.D. Program at the University of Arizona.

Dec. 1990       Two-day meeting with four representativesof the Mojave tribe of Needles, CA, in order to help them with an orthography for the Mojave language, and with the teaching of Mojave grammar.

 
Membership in learned societies:
 

Linguistic Society of America (life member)

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Tucson Herpetological Society (life member)

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