Claire Bowern

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Claire Bowern is a linguist who works with Australian indigenous languages.[1] She is currently Professor of Linguistics at Yale University.[2]

Bowern received her PhD from Harvard University in 2004 for her research on the historical morphology of complex verb constructions in non-Pama-Nyungan languages.[3] In 2007, the NSF/NEH awarded her a grant to study Bardi texts from the 1920s.[4]

She is the author of a well-respected and widely-used linguistics field methods textbook (Bowern 2008).[5]

Since 2015 she has served as the vice president of the Endangered Language Fund.[6][7]

Key publications[edit]

  • (2014) Bowern, Claire and Bethwyn Evans (eds). Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics. Basingstoke: Routledge.
  • (2012) Bowern, Claire. A Grammar of Bardi. Mouton de Gruyter.
  • (2011) Bowern, Claire. Sivisa Titan: Sketch Grammar, Texts, Vocabulary Based on Material Collected by P. Josef Meier and Po Minis. University of Hawaii Press.
  • (2010) Bowern, Claire and Terry Crowley. An Introduction to Historical Linguistics. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press. Fourth edition.
  • (2008) Bowern, Claire. Linguistic Fieldwork: A practical guide. Palgrave. (Online Materials) (2nd Edition 2015)
  • (2004) Bowern, Claire and Harold Koch (eds). Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method. Benjamins

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Claire Bowern - Google Scholar Citations". scholar.google.com. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  2. ^ "Claire Bowern | Department of Anthropology". anthropology.yale.edu. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  3. ^ "Harvard Linguistics Alumni, 2000s". Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  4. ^ "Claire Bowern – Professor, Yale Linguistics". campuspress.yale.edu. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ Rogers, Chris; Campbell, Lyle (2008). "Review of Linguistic Fieldwork: A Practical Guide". Anthropological Linguistics. 50 (3/4): 393–397. JSTOR 20639012. 
  6. ^ "Endangered Language Fund". Retrieved January 22, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Claire Bowern elected vice president of the Endangered Language Fund | Linguistics". ling.yale.edu. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 

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