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University of California, Santa Barbara -- June 23 - August 1, 2008  

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LIFE IN THE FIELD
June 24-26 and June 30,
San Nicholas Formal Lounge

Instructors
Lise Dobrin, Assistant Professor
University of Viginia

Spike Gildea, Associate Professor
University of Oregon

Knut Olawsky, Senior Linguist
Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre

 

Course Overview
This course is an introduction to the personal and practical dimensions of fieldwork. Topics covered include pre-field preparation; establishing contact and getting settled in a community; building and maintaining productive and satisfying relationships with consultants, the host community, and local institutions; health and safety in the field; balancing research and social goals; and similar topics.

Tuesday, June 24
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Wednesday, June 25
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 26
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, June 30
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Monday, June 30
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

   

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