Field Notes

Ep 3: Lyle Campbell on Language Documentation in the Americas

May 14, 2019

In this episode, Lyle Campbell shares stories from his work in the Americas, discusses what has changed in the field of Documentary Linguistics since he started his career, and gives some food-related advice to new field workers. 

Things mentioned in this episode: 

Endangered Languages Project:

Catalogue of Endangered Languages:

Lyle Campbell’s website:

Quechuan language family: Wikipedia 

Mayan language family: Wikipedia

Xinca language: Wikipedia & OLAC

Documentary and Descriptive Linguistics by Nikolaus Himmelmann (1998)

Boasian anthropology

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