LING 150C – Language in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific

Instructor of Record (Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Summer 2021)
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

This course is an introduction to the languages of Hawai‘i and the Pacific with a look at both historical and contemporary issues. The topics covered include: principles of historical change, the organization of linguistic systems of sound and grammar, the social use of language, language and education, language maintenance and revitalization, language contact and shift, pidgins and creoles, and language endangerment and documentation. This course has been approved for both Writing-Intensive (WI) and Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Issues (H or HAPS) focus.

LING 451- Phonology I

Instructor of Record (2012, 2014, 2018)
University of North Dakota

Introduction to phonological analysis; intensive practice in applying theoretical principles to problem solving and to field techniques. In this course, students will become well acquainted with many phonological phenomena and techniques for phonological analysis. Student also learn to present phonological research in appropriate written formats and how to represent phonological patterns formally.

Teaching Assistantships

  • LING 102, Introduction to Study of Language, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2018).
  • LING 105, Language Endangerment, Globalization, and Indigenous Peoples, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018).
  • LING 150B, Language in Hawaiʻi & the Pacific, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018).
  • LING 503, Phonology II, University of North Dakota (Summer 2006).
  • LING 451, Phonology I, University of North Dakota (Summer 2006, Summer 2011).
  • TTBE 517, Hermeneutics, Biola University (Fall 2003, Spring 2004).

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