Advice to New Fieldworkers

By ELAR Archive|March 26, 2018|Linguistic Fieldwork|0 comments

Today on the ELAR blog, nine experienced fieldworkers share what they wish they had known before going into the field. Each fieldworker’s advice is (of course) shaped by their own experiences and field sites. Involve young community members in the documentation process from the beginning of your project, or, as soon as possible. -Alex Garcia (Northern Alta in the Philippines) I wish I had had all the vaccines against common

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Fieldwork- What Do You Wish You’d Known?

By ELAR Archive|January 25, 2018|Linguistic Fieldwork|0 comments

Attention, Field Linguists! What do you wish you had known before you’d started your fieldwork? Last week, dozens of ELDP grant applicants submitted their applications and will be going on fieldwork in the second half of this year and next year. What advice do you wish you had received before going on your first field trip? Comment on this post to share your experiences, with the name and location of

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