EL4212 Field Methods in Linguistics 2019 (Burmese)

Michael Yoshitaka ERLEWINE (mitcho)
Office: AS5 06-09
Office hours: TBA and by appointment
Syllabus PDF (but always see Schedule below for the latest)


Day Seminar topic Reading To submit
Jan 15 Course overview, groups    
Jan 22 Elicitation, planning Bowern chapters 3 and 6 Assignment 1: transcription practice
Jan 29 Ethics Bowern chapter 11 and Rice 2006 Assignment 2: reading response
Feb 5 No class: Chinese New Year    
Feb 12 Story and lexical collection Bowern chapters 5 and 8  
Feb 19 Data management Bowern chapter 4 Assignment 3 (by Feb 22): testing universals
Feb 26 No class: Recess week    
Mar 5 Recording Bowern chapter 2  
Mar 12 What we know so far   Assignment 4: summary of findings and paper topic proposal
Mar 19 Semantic fieldwork Matthewson 2004  
Mar 26 Software for fieldwork    
Apr 2 TBD    
Apr 9 Writing workshop Noonan 2007  
Apr 16 Presentations    
Friday, April 26 (Reading week): Final paper due