David Nash has an honorary affiliation with the Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, at the Australian National University, Canberra. He received his Ph.D. in 1980 from MIT and then was a postdoctoral fellow in the Lexicon Project at MIT. He has carried out language and land-related research as a consultant to indigenous bodies in Australia, and co-founded and at times maintained a digital archive for Australian languages at AIATSIS, Canberra. Recent publications include (with Barry Alpher) “Lexical replacement and cognate equilibrium in Australia,” in Aust J Ling, a paper on historical linguistic geography in Language in Native Title (ed. with John Henderson) (Aboriginal Studies Press), and the co-edited festschrift Forty years on: Ken Hale and Australian languages (Pacific Linguistics 2001).
David Nash is Ken Hale Professor of the 2005 LSA Institute.
Field Methods | LSA.301
with Mary Laughren and Jane Simpson
Six Week Course