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  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and revitalization; community linguistics; language and identity; language, gender, and sexuality; discourse; tone; Mixteco; Mandarin Chinese; drag queen language

  • Graduate Student

Linguistic description and theory, syntax, morphology, typology, historical linguistics, cognitive linguistics, language documentation, Papuan linguistics, Bitur (Trans-New Guinea), Abom (unknown), K’ichee’ (Mayan)

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

University of British Columbia

  • Alum 1997

A reference grammar of Ilocano

  • Alum 2004

SIL International

Patternings of vocalic sequences in the world's languages

  • Graduate Program Assistant

Recruitment and admissions, student progress checks, advising, TA coordinator, payroll, fee remissions, committee consultant, student awards, stipends, block grant/graduate funding support, email list administrator

  • 805-893-7490
  • South Hall 3432E
  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and description; conflict; quantitative methods;  whistled languages; multilingualism; cross-cultural communication and translation; human-machine interaction; assistive technologies

  • Graduate Student
  • South Hall 5431H
  • Professor Emeritus

Syntax, language and gender, language acquisition

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

The Professor Is In

Historical Conflict in Present-day Interaction: Discursive Social Action and Decision-making for the Future of the Chehalis River Watershed

  • Ph.D.
  • 2005

Meiji University

Personal Pronouns and Argument Structure: Discourse Frequency, Diachrony and Typology

  • Alum 2004

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Morality in grammar and discourse: Stance-taking and the negotiation of moral personhood in Sakapultek (Mayan) wedding counsels

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Endangered languages; phonetics and phonology; language ideology

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

language and cognition; corpus linguistics; speech errors; language acquisition; Japanese; Korean; Hiligaynon

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation, Tibeto-Burman, Qiang, Tibetan; Language contact, Phonology, Morphology, Evidential systems

  • Alum 1998

SIL International 

Minhe Mangghuer: A mixed language of the inner-Asian frontier

  • Graduate Student
  • Webmaster

Music and language, Patagonian Welsh, language contact, phonetics, VOT, phonation, code-switching, Cherokee, Bergamasque, Ainu, manga in translation

  • South Hall 5431F
  • Manager
  • SASC (Student Services Unit)

Managerial oversight of Student Services Unit of the SASC, student services policy and procedures, curriculum planning and course scheduling, TA/Associate/Reader appointments and payroll, student services staff supervisor

  • 805-893-2708
  • SH 3432G
  • Alum 1999

Keio University

Grammaticization in Japanese: A study of pragmatic particle-ization

  • Alum 2001

University of Tsukuba

Sequence management in Japanese child-adult interactions

  • Alum 2004

Japan Women's University

The interactional co-construction of play in Japanese conversation

  • Alum 2012

University of the Ryukyus

The Tonology of Itoman Okinawan: A Phonological Analysis of the Nominal Tone System

  • Alum 1993

University of California Los Angeles

Units in Mandarin: Discourse and grammar

  • Research Professor Emerita

Interactional linguistics, conversation and grammar, cross-linguistic studies of morphosyntactic patterns, languages of East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hmong)

  • Graduate Student

Typology, endangered languages documentation, linguistic anthropology, languages of Soviet Union (Buryat), language and identity, language and power

  • Graduate Student

phonetics and phonology; Optimality Theory; Japanese; Kansai dialect; prosody; pitch accent; second language acquisition

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation, description, and revitalization, applied linguistics, sociocultural linguistics, language ideologies, language and identity, language acquisition, community based linguistics, Native American languages, in particular Zuni

  • Alum 2007

Projection in Mandarin Chinese conversation: Grammar and social interaction in question-answer sequences

  • Ph.D.
  • 2017

Language and identity; language and sexuality; discourse analysis; corpus linguistics; sociophonetics; language in interaction; linguistic anthropology 

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and description; typology; morphology; syntax; Cognitive Linguistics; Construction Grammar; Siberian languages; Catalan; Welsh

  • Ph.D.
  • 2012

San Joaquin Delta College

  • Graduate Student

sociocultural linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language and identity (gender, sexuality, religion); interaction; language policy; multimodal communication

  • Ph.D. 2001

Ione Band of Miwok Indians

Adverbial Clauses in Barbareño Chumash Narrative Discourse

  • Graduate Student

Language, gender, and sexuality; language and bisexuality; language and power; language, perception, cognition, and memory; Japanese linguistics

  • Graduate Student

Research interests: language documentation and description; Abawiri (Lakes Plain); Enggano (Austronesian); phonology; morphosyntax; discourse; language vitality in Indonesia

  • South Hall 5431H
  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language, gender, and sexuality; Korean-Latinx relations in Los Angeles; Koreans in Mexico; Mexican Spanish; youth language and culture; language and race; language, music (K-pop, hip hop), and identity

Lal Zimman 2015 headshot
  • Assistant Professor

Sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology; sociophonetics; language, gender, and sexuality, especially within transgender and LGBQ communities; embodiment; language and identity; language socialization; ethnography; acoustic and perceptual phonetics; discourse analysis.

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