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Curriculum Vitae


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David S. Rood
October 2008

Education

Ph.D. in Linguistics (Germanic Linguistics minor), University of California, Berkeley, 1969
     Dissertation: Wichita Grammar
     Director: Wallace L. Chafe
M.A. in Linguistics (Germanic Linguistics minor), University of California, Berkeley, 1965
A.B. in German (Linguistics specialty), Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1963
Special: Study abroad, University of Munich, 1961-1962


Employment in Higher Education

1961 Instructor in English as a Second Language, Cornell University College of Agriculture. 8 weeks, summer.
1963-66 Teaching Assistant in German, University of California, Berkeley.
1967-69 Instructor in German and Linguistics, University of Colorado.
1969-77 Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of Colorado.
1971 (Summer). Acting Chairman, Linguistics Department, University of Colorado.
1974 Extension Division, University of Colorado, Pine Ridge, S.D. campus. Lakhota Linguistics, team taught with A. R. Taylor.
1976 (Summer). Faculty, Linguistics Society of America's Linguistics Institute, held that year at S.U.N.Y. Oswego.
1977-82 Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of Colorado.
1981 Black Hills State College, Spearfish, S.D. ESL and Bilingual Education course team taught with A. R. Taylor and S. Ratliff.
1982-83 (Summers) Acting Chairman, Linguistics Department, University of Colorado.
1982-Present Professor of Linguistics, University of Colorado.
1989 (Fall) Acting Chair, Linguistics Department, University of Colorado.
1992 (One week, Summer) Co-teacher at Oklahoma Native American Language Development Institute, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. Taught Introductory Linguistics.
1994 (Two weeks, summer) Co-teacher at Oklahoma Native American Lnaguage Development Institute, accredited through University of Central Oklahoma. Taught morphological analysis and second language teaching methods.
1998-99 University of Cologne (Germany): One-year teaching fellowship from Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst. Taught Survey of Native American Languages (two semesters), Wichita (two semesters), Introduction to Typology, and Grammatical Analysis.
2004. Tutor, DoBeS Summer School for Documenting Endangered Languages. Unversity of Frankfurt, Germany, Aug. 30-Sept. 11. Taught field methods using Zaziki.


Other Experience

1966 (Summer) Leader, Experiment in International Living to Austria.
1972-76 Assistant Director, University of Colorado Lakhota Project.
1977-81 Director, Siouan Languages Archiving Project.
1981-83 Supervisor, University of Colorado ESL classes.
1982-84 Supervisor, University of Colorado first and second year Arabic and Hebrew courses.
1985-present Member, Center for the Study of the Native Languages of the Plains and Southwest, University of Colorado Department of Linguistics. The Center was inoprative from 2000-2003 and then revived under the name Center for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the West.
1993 Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies, Indiana University, to begin cooperative study of the history of the Caddoan languages.


Professional Activities

1969-70 Secretary-Treasurer, Linguistic Circle of Colorado.
1972-73 President, Linguistic Circle of Colorado.
1975-Present. Advisory Board, International English Center, University of Colorado.
1979-80 Executive Committee, Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
1981ff. Organizer and convener, Conference on Siouan and Caddoan Linguistics, 1981 (Boulder), 1983 (Rapid City), 1985 (Tulsa), 1987 (Boulder), 1988 (Billings), 1989 (Morley, Alberta), 1993 (Boulder), 1995 (Albuquerque), 1996 (Billings), 2000 (Anadarko, OK).
1983 Guest lecture (invited) on Siouan and Caddoan languages, Linguistics Department, University of Calgary, March 28.
1983 Program organizer, 18th annual MidAmerica Linguistics Conference, Boulder, Oct. 13-15, 1983.
1984 Director, Comparative Siouan Workshop.
1993 Program organizer, 28th annual MidAmerica Linguistics Conference, Boulder, Oct. 14-16, 1993.
2001 Organizer (with John Boyle, Univ. of Chicago) of Conference on Comparative Siouan Syntax (invited participants to Boulder)
2003 Co-organizer (with Z. Frajzyngier and A. Hodges): Symposium on language structures and linguistic theory. International participants invited to Boulder
2003 Vice President and President Elect, Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.
2004 President, Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.
2005 Member of SSILA’s Mary Haas book award committee.
2006 Chair, SSILA Mary Haas book award committee.


Honors and Awards

New York State Regents Scholarship, 1959-63.
Cornell University Scholarship, 1959-63.
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Scholarship (Dankstipendium) to the University of Munich, 1961-62.
Phi Beta Kappa, Cornell, 1963.
ACLS Fellowship for Advanced Graduate Study in Linguistics, 1966-67.
Directory of American Scholars listing, 6th edition ff.
Colorado University Excellence in Teaching Award, nomination, 1973.
Sabbatical Leave, 1977-78.
Who's Who in the West listing, 18th edition ff.
University of Colorado C.R.C.W. Faculty Fellowship 1984-85 (declined).
Sabbatical leave, 1984-85.
Who's Who in America listing, 1988ff.
Sabbatical leave 1991-92.
Sabbatical leave 1999-2000.
Honored for 22 years of editing IJAL (SSILA meeting, Atlanta) Jan. 2003
Sabbatical leave 2007-2008.


Grants and Contracts

1965 Phillips Fund, American Philosophical Society. For initial field work on Wichita.
1969-70 University of Colorado Graduate School. For further Wichita field work.
1969 Travel grant, University of Colorado Graduate School, to attend the Second International Congress of Applied Linguistics, Cambridge, England.
1973-74 Council on Research and Creative Work, University of Colorado, Grant-in-Aid for Wichita field work.
1975-76 With Allan R. Taylor, grant from C.R.C.W. for Lakhota dictionary work.
1977-81 National Science Foundation, Wichita phonology project.
1977-81 National Endowment for the Humanities, Siouan Languages Archive.
1984-85 National Science Foundation. Comparative Siouan Workshop.
1984-85 National Endowment for the Humanities. Comparative Siouan Workshop.
1984-86 National Endowment for the Humanities. Wichita dictionary preparation.
1989-92 National Endowment for the Humanities. Comparative Siouan Dictionary. Supplemented by matching grants from College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado and Phillips Fund, American Philosophical Society Library.
1989-92 With Allan R. Taylor. National Science Foundation. Lakhota-English, English-Lakhota Bilingual Dictionary.
1991-96 National Endowment for the Humanities. Comparative Siouan Dictionary (continuation).
1993-96 National Endowment for the Humanities. Osage Texts, Grammar and Dictionary.
1994-96 National Science Foundation. Updating the Siouan Languages Archive.
2000-02 Volkswagenstiftung, Hannover, Germany. A Multimedia, mutually cross-referenced dictionary and text collection of Wichita.
2001 CRCW Grant-in-Aid to update fonts for the Comparative Siouan Dictionary.
2001-02 IMPART grant for documentation of Chiwere (Ioway-Oto)
2002-05 Volkswagenstiftung, Hannover, Germany. Making Wichita Accessible: A Multimedia Archive of Data and Analyses.
2006-2010 National Science Foundation. Documenting Lakota Conversation.


Publications: Books

1976a Wichita Grammar. New York: Garland Publishing, Pp. xx + 310.
1976b Beginning Lakhota. Coauthored with Allan R. Taylor. Boulder: University of Colorado Lakhota Project. Two volumes, Pp. 668.
1976c Elementary Bilingual Dictionary: English-Lakhota, Lakhota-English. Coauthored with Allan R. Taylor. Boulder: University of Colorado Lakhota Project. Pp. 317.
1976d Lakhota Wayawapi: Lakhota Readings. Coauthored with Allan R. Taylor. Boulder: University of Colorado Lakhota Project. Pp. 134.
[Note: Items 1976b-d reviewed in IJAL 47:181-185.]
1981 User's Handbook for the Siouan Languages Archive. Boulder: University of Colorado Department of Linguistics. Pp. 100.
1984 (editor) 1983 Mid-American Linguistics Conference Papers. Boulder: University of Colorado Department of Linguistics.
1992 Wichita language lessons. 5 tapes (20 min. each) + A Manual to Accompany Taped Lessons (23 pp). Completed March 1992. Photocopied: Available from Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, P.O. Box 729, Anadarko, Oklahoma 73005.
1995 (co-editor with Jule Garcia). Proceedings of the 1993 Mid-American Lingusitics Conference and Conference on Siouan/Caddoan Languages. Boulder: Univ. of Colorado Dept. of Linguistics.
2005 (co-editor with Zygmunt Frajzyngier and Adam Hodges) Linguistic Diversity and Language Theory. Amsterdam: Benjamins
2008 (co-editor with K. David Harrison and Arienne Dwyer) Lessons from documented endangered languages. Typological Studies in Language 78. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Publications: Contributions to Books

1973 Aspects of subordination in Lakhota and Wichita. In Claudia Corum et al., eds., You take the high node and I'll take the low node. Chicago: Chicago Linguistics Society, Pp. 71-88.
1975 Wichita verb structure: Inflectional categories. In James M. Crawford, ed., Studies in Southeastern Indian languages. Athens: University of Georgia Press, Pp. 121-134.
1976 Boas, Sapir and Bloomfield: Discussion. In Wallace L. Chafe, ed., American Indian languages and American linguistics. Lisse (The Netherlands): Peter de Ridder Press, Pp. 70-74.
1977 Wichita texts. In Douglas R. Parks, ed., Caddoan texts. Native American texts series vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 91-128. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Abstracted in Language and language behavior abstracts, vol. 12, p. 561, item 7802629.
1979a Siouan. In Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun, eds., The languages of native America: A historical and comparative assessment. Pp. 236-298. Austin: University of Texas Press.
1979b Computer aided linguistic research: Two examples. In Ralph Cooley, et al., eds., Papers of the 1978 Mid- America Linguistics Conference. Norman: University of Oklahoma Departments of Anthropology and Communication. Pp. 69-81.
1980 The Siouan languages archive. In Joseph Raben and Gregory Marks, eds., Data bases in the humanities and social sciences. New York: North Holland. Pp. 191-195.
1981 Wichita and syntactic structural typology. In Michael M.T. Henderson, ed., 1980 Midamerica Linguistics Conference papers. Department of Linguistics, University of Kansas. Pp. 365-376.
1988a Siouan. In William Bright, ed. Oxford Encyclopedia of Linguistics.
1988b North American Indian Languages. In William Bright, ed., Oxford Encyclopedia of Linguistics.
1992 Caddoan Languages. In Pergamon Encyclopedia of Languages and Linguistics.
1996a Sketch of Wichita, a Caddoan language. In William A. Sturtevant, ed., Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 17 (Languages, Vol. edited by Ives Goddard), pp. 580-608. Washington: Smithsonian Institution.
1996b (with Allan R. Taylor) Sketch of Lakhota, a Siouan Language. In William A. Sturtevant, ed., Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 17 (Languages, Vol. edited by Ives Goddard), pp. 440-482. Washington: Smithsonian Institution.
1998a The History of the Comparative Siouan Dictionary. In Xingzhong Li, Luis Lopez and Tom Stroik, eds. Papers from the 1997 Mid-America Linguistics Conference, pp. 376-381. Columbia, Missouri: Linguistics Area Program, The University of Missouri-Columbia.
1998b "To Be" in Wichita. Studies in American Indian Languages: Description and Theory, Pp. 190-196, Leanne Hinton and Pamela Munro, eds. University of California Press.
2001 "Lakota". In Facts about the World's Major Languages, ed. by Jane Garry and Carl Rubino, W. H. Wilson Company, pp 404-408.
2002a Polysynthetic Word formation: Wichita contributions to the morphology/syntax debate. In Sabrina Bendjaballah, Wolfgang U. Dressler, Oskar E. Pfeiffer and Marie D. Voeikova, eds., Morphology 2000: Selected Papers from the 9th Morphology Meeting, Vienna, 24-28 February 2000, pp. 293-304.
2002b (with Joohn E. Koontz) "The Comparative Siouan Dictionary." In William Frawley, Kenneth C. Hill, and Pamela Munro, eds. Making Dictionaries: Preserving Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Univ. of Calif. Press, pp. 259-281.
2002c If Macro-Siouan is Real, How will you Explain this?. In Fabrice Cavoto (ed.) The Linguist’s Linguist: A collection of papers in honour of Alexis Manaster Ramer. Lincom Europa.
2002d Two Lakhota Locatives and the role of introspection in linguistic analysis. In Uwe Seibert and Erin Shay, eds., Motion, Direction and Location in Language: In honor of Zygmunt Frajzyngier, pp. 255-258. Amsterdam: John Benjamin’s.
2005 Wichita Word Formation: Syntactic Morphology. In Wolfgang U. Dressler, Dieter Kastovsky, Oskar E. Pfeiffer and Franz Rainer, eds., Morphology and its Demarcations: Selected papers from the 11th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, Feb. 2004, 1-15.
2008. Argument Suppression in Lakhota. Coauthored with Regina Pustet. In Donohue, Mark & Søren Wichmann (eds.), The Typology of Semantic Alignment, pp 334-356. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Publicaton expected 2007.
Forthcoming (accepted). Wichita Recollections. Accepted for "Land of our Ancestors", ed. by Stephen Perkins and Timothy Baugh. Memoire of the Plains Anthropologist. Publication expected in 2008.
Forthcoming 2. Foreward to Bruce Ingham, Lakota Religious texts.


Publications: Articles and Reviews

1971a Agent and object in Wichita. Lingua 28:100-107.
1971b Wichita: An unusual phonology system. Colorado Research in Linguistics 1:R1-R24. Reprinted by ERIC IN 1973, No. ED 066965.
Note: CRIL is indexed in the annual MLA Bibliography.
1972 Review: Robert J. DiPietro, Language structures in contrast, Language Sciences 22:33-38.
1973a Preparing Lakhota teaching materials: a progress report. Coauthored with Allan R. Taylor. Colorado Research in Linguistics 3: RT1-RT9.
1973b Swadesh's Keres-Caddo comparisons. IJAL 39:189-90.
1973c Reply to EPH's note. IJAL 39:210-211.
1974a Review: Herbert Penzl, Methoden der germanischen Linguistik. The Modern Language Journal 38:210-211.
1974b Review: Philip W. Davis, Modern theories of language. The Modern Language Journal 38:361-362.
1975 Implications of Wichita phonology. Language 51:315-337.
1976 Non-psychological deep structures? Colorado Research in Linguistics 6:R1-R7.
1977a Review: Siegfried Jäger: Probleme der Sozio-linguistik. The Modern Language Journal 41:289-290.
1977b Review. Jorg Hennig and Lutz Huth, Kommunikation als Problem der Linguistik: eine Einführung. The Modern Language Journal 41:306-307.
1977c Siouan Linguistics: An Assessment of where we are. Colorado Research in Linguistics 7:84-109.
1977d Against artificial tree branches: another look at Nass-Gitksan syntax. IJAL 43:-218-224. Abstracted in Language and Language Behavior Abstracts, vol. 12, p. 465, item 7802198.
1977e Some Lakhota presuppositions. Colorado Research in Linguistics 7:110-124.
1978 Siouan linguistics: An assessment. Newsletter of Siouan and Caddoan Linguistics 1:1-16.
1979a Practical English grammar for teachers of ESL. Colorado Working Papers in Linguistics and Language Teaching 1:20-25.
1979b Locative expressions in Siouan and Caddoan. Colorado Research in Linguistics 8:121-134. Abstract written for Language and Language Behavior Abstracts, Jan. 1980.
1979c Review: William Bright, ed., Coyote stories. IJAL/NATS Monograph No. 1. American Anthropologist 81:383-384.
1979d Grammar chatter. CoTESOL Newsletter 3:1:3, 3:2:3.
1980a Grammar Corner. CoTESOL Newsletter 3:4:9.
1980b A word about they/them/their. CoTESOL Newsletter 3:6:2.
1981 IJAL Continued: an editorial. IJAL 47:189-191.
1982 Untangling referent and reference in linguistic relativity studies. Coauthored with Ann Losoff and Mark A. Clarke. Language learning 32:209-217.
1983 A Preliminary Consideration of Proto-Siouan Ablaut. Na'pao: A Saskatchewan anthropology journal (University of Saskatchewan) 13:24-28.
1984a Linguistic relativity and sex/gender studies: Epistemological and methodological considerations. Coauthored with Mark A. Clarke, Ann Losoff, and Margaret Dickenson McCracken. Language Learning 34:47-67.
1984b Combined Review: Leslie Kagan and Kay Westerfield. Meet the U.S.: People and Places in the United States; and Myrna Knepler, Let's talk about it. The Modern Language Journal 68:425-42.
1985a Lakhota kic#haga for expected kic#aga: an explanation. IJAL 51:561-563 (special issue edited by Michael Silverstein).
1985b Definiteness subcategorized in discourse: Lakhota kØù. Kansas working papers in linguistics 10(2):144-161.
1989 Code switching in a Wichita text. In John A. Dunn, ed., Papers from the 23rd annual Mid-America linguistics conference, 1988. Pp. 101-113.
1991 The Comparative Siouan Dictionary Project. SSILA Newsletter X:3:9-10.
1992a Review of Ann Baker and Sharon Goldstein, Pronunciation Pairs: An introductory course for students of English. The Modern Language Journal 76:410.
1992b Nowak replies to Sadock: An editorial report. IJAL 58:351-2.
1993a A formula for delaying language death: Wichita Language Lessons. In Zephir, Flore and Evan S. Smith, Eds., Proceedings of the 1992 MidAmerica Linguistics Conference and Conference on Siouan-Caddoan Languages, 331-338.
1993b On the interaction of grammar components in Lakhota: Evidence from split intransitivity. Coauthored with Geraldine Legendre. Berkeley Linguistics Society Proceedings 18:380-394.
2003 Welcome to the new editor. (Editorial). IJAL 68:379-380.
2005a Caddoan languages. Elsevier Encyclopedia of Languages and Linguistics.
2005b Review of Caddo Verb Morphology by Lynette R. Melnar. Great Plains Research 15: 164-165.
forthcoming (accepted). Review of R. Graczyk, Crow Grammar, for Journal of Anthropological Research.


Papers Read but not Published

1968 Recent developments in linguistics of interest to teachers of English as a second language. NAFSA Region II conference, Greeley, Colorado.
1969 Report on the second International Congress of Applied Linguistics, Cambridge (England). Linguistic Circle of Colorado, Boulder.
1972 Experiences with teaching Lakhota. Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Tucson, Arizona.
1975 The North Caddoan verb. Coauthored with Douglas R. Parks. American Anthropological Association, San Francisco.
1976 What does "ergative" mean this week? Linguistic Circle of Colorado, Boulder.
1977a The Siouan languages archive. The Plains Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska.
1977b Expressing location in Caddoan and Siouan: A contrastive study. American Anthropological Association, Houston.
1978a Workshop on second language teaching theory. Native American Bilingual Education Conference, Denver.
1978b Practical English grammar for teachers of ESL. CoTESOL convention, Denver.
1979a Analyzing errors in written ESL samples. CoTESOL convention, Denver.
1979b Wichita preverbs. American Anthropological Association, Cincinnati.
1980a,b Grammar subtleties. The Bridge International School Denver, and the Intensive English Center, Boulder.
1980c Linguistics for language teachers. CoTESOL convention, Denver.
1981a The Siouan languages archive. Conference on Siouan Linguistics, Boulder.
1981b Introduction to linguistics for language teachers. CoTESOL convention, Denver.
1982a English grammar. One hour workshop/demonstration at Rocky Mountain TESOL conference, Denver.
1982b An introduction to linguistics for language teachers. One hour workshop/demonstration at Rocky Mountain TESOL conference, Denver.
1984 Two definite articles in Lakhota. American Anthropological Association annual meeting, Denver.
1985a `To be' in Wichita. Fifth Siouan Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1985b English grammar for teachers of ESL. Workshop presentation, CoTESOL conference, Denver.
1985c Wichita text structure. American Anthropological Association annual meeting, Washington, D.C.
1986a,b Morphology in polysynthetic languages. Siouan and Caddoan Languages Conference, Wisconsin and American Anthropological Association annual meeting, Philadelphia.
1987a,b An almost Wichita text. Siouan and Caddoan languages conference, Boulder and American Anthropological Association annual meeting, Chicago.
1989a Telling stories in Wichita: Text structure and performance. Linguistic Circle of Colorado, Boulder, Jan. 1989.
1989b Wichita: partially configurational? Conference on non-standard case and argument structure, LSA summer institute, Tucson, July 6-8, 1989.
1990a. Nasalization in Lakhota. Coauthored with Eli James and John E. Koontz. 10th Conference on Siouan and Caddoan Languages. Lawrence, Kansas, October 12, 1990
1990b. Nasalization in Lakhota. Coauthored with Eli James and John E. Koontz. (Revision of 1990a.) Conference on American Indian Languages, New Orleans, Nov.26, 1990.
1991a Some lessons from the Lakhota Dictionary. Soc. for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Santa Cruz, July 1, 1991.
1991b More lessons from the Lakhota Dictionary".Conference on Siouan and Caddoan Languages, Stillwater, OK. September 23, 1991.
1993 The Comparative Siouan Dictionary. Conference on American Indian Languages, American Anthropological Association, Washington, D. C. Nov. 19, 1993.
1994-5 Irrealis in Lakhota. Coauthored with Violet Catches. Conference on American Indian Languages, Atlanta, Dec. 4, 1994 and Lingustics Dept. Colloquium, Boulder, Mar. 22, 1995.
1996 (with Gerald Delahunty, James Garvey, Tobin Jones, And Corinne Mantle-Bromley). Language Proficiency Assessment. Document prepared for the Salish/Kootenai Tribal Culture Committee. Photoduplicated, March 1996.
2001a The Wichita Dictionary Project. Conference on Siouan and Caddoan Languages, University of Chicago, May.
2001b (with Armik Mirzayan). Results from the Pilot phase project, "A multi-media, mutually cross-referenced dictionary of Wichita. DOBES Workshop, Bielefeld, Germany, Nov. 2, 2001.
2001c The Wichita Dictionary Project. Conference on Siouan and Caddoan Languages, University of Chicago, May.
2002. Wichita Syntax? SSILA, San Francisco, Jan. 4, 2002.
2003. Documenting a Dying Language: The Wichita Videotape Experiment. SSILA, Atlanta, Jan. 5, 2003.
2004a. Wichita Word Formation: Syntactic Morphology? Ft. Collins Linguistics Society. Feb. 26, 2004.
2004b. (With Armik Mirzayan). Are new digital recordings always helpful in the preservation of severely endangered languages? The case of Wichita. "A World of Many Voices", conference sponsored by Volkswagen Stiftung in Frankfurt, Germany in Sept. 2004.


Editorial Work

1978-1985. Co-editor, Newsletter of Siouan and Caddoan Linguistics. Name changed 1980 to Siouan and Caddoan Linguistics.
1980-2002 Editor-in Chief, International Journal of American Linguistics (IJAL). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
1981ff Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Anthropological Linguistics.
1993ff Editorial Board, Boise State University Anthropology monograph series "Occasional papers and monographs in cultural anthropology and linguistics"


Other Creative Work

1970 Wichita language materials. Tapes and transcriptions deposited in the Library of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia. Ms. 36 pages of word lists.
2005 Annotated videotapes of Wichitas speaking Wichita. 45 minutes of English and Wichita annotated, with complete morphological analysis of the Wichita. Archive at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholingusitics, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Accessible on request.
2005-06 Wichita language course. One-year course delivered via distance learning to students in Anadarko, Oklahoma.


Consulting

1972 Smithsonian Institution. Details on names of the Wichita since the 16th century.
1973 National Endowment for the Humanities. Proposal reviewed.
1975 Proposals reviewed for NEH, NSF. Southern Methodist University Archaeology Research Program. Interpretation of some inscriptions. American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Planning for bilingual education teacher training Indian Studies Program, Mary College, Bismarck. Evaluation of Arikara teaching materials. United Tribes, Inc., Bismarck. Workshop participant.
1976 American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Lakota orthography standardization conferences (two). Indian Studies Program, Mary College, Bismarck. Evaluation of Arikara and Hidatsa teaching materials. Proposals reviewed for NEH.
1977 Proposals reviewed for NEH. Manuscripts refereed for the Modern Language Journal Intensive English Center, Boulder. Curriculum development. Rand McNally. Book prospectus reviewed.
1978 Proposals reviewed for NSF, NEH. Manuscripts refereed for the Modern Language Journal.
1979 Proposals reviewed for NSF, NEH. Manuscripts refereed for the Modern Language Journal. Referee for Guggenheim Foundation fellowship.
1980 Proposals reviewed for NEH. NEH Panel, "Linguistics and lexicography." Smithsonian Institution, consultant on Wichita terms in 16th century documents.
International TESOL: program committee referee.
1981 Proposals reviewed for NEH. Linguistic analysis of purportedly Wichita names on a 16th century Spanish map. For T. N. Campbell and W. N. Newcomb. International TESOL: program committee referee.
1982 Lakhota language teachers institute, Rapid City, S.D. Conducted together with Allan R. Taylor. Proposals reviewed for NEH.
1983 Workshop on second language teaching theory, methods, and techniques, conducted March 23-24 in Rapid City, S.D. with Allan R. Taylor for Lakhota language teachers.
1984 Proposals reviewed for NEH.
1985 Proposals reviewed for NEH.
1986 Proposals reviewed for NEH.
1987 Proposals reviewed for NEH.
1988 Proposals reviewed for NEH, NSF.
1989 Proposals reviewed for NEH, NSF.
1990 Program committee consultant, Humanities Festival, Casper College (Wyoming). Proposals reviewed for NEH, NSF.
1993 Proposals reviewed for NEH
1994 Proposals reviewed for NSF, NEH, information supplied to Smithsonian
1994-95 Textbook reviewed for Sinte Gleska University
1995 Proposal referee for Conference on Teaching Assistants (esp. International TA training)
1996 Panel on Language and Linguistics, NEH.
1997 External Examiner, MA, SIFC (Univ. of Regina, Sask.) for Emily Schudel (Nakoda Texts).
1999 Workshop on Lakhota structure. University of Aarhus (Denmark) (two days).
2001 Proposal reviewed for Social Science and Humanities Research Council (of Canada).
2004 Proposals (2) reviewed for the VolkswagenStiftung.
2005 Proposals (4) reviewed for NSF.
2006 Proposals (2) reviewed for NSF.
2007 Proposals reviewed for SSHRC (Canada) and Volkswagenstiftung
2008 Proposals (21) reviewed for Endangered Languages Fund and NSF (2)


Outreach

2005-06 Wichita language class taught weekly for two semesters via distance learning to Wichita tribal members in Anadarko, Oklahoma.


Professional Organizations

Linguistic Society of America (Life member).
International Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.
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