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					                              CURRICULUM VITÆ
                                 James A. Crippen
                                      S 

C I
  Department address:        Department of Linguistics
                            Totem Field Studios
                            2613 West Mall
                            Vancouver  6 14
                            Canada
  Home address:             6335 underbird Cres., Box 084
                            Vancouver  6 29
                            Canada
  E-mail:                   jcrippen@gmail.com ; jcrippen@interchange.ubc.ca
  Phone:                    +1 604-782-1884
  Website:                  hp://www.drangle.com/~james
  Tlingit:                  Deisheetaan naax̱, Kaaḵáakʼw Hít yeedáx̱; Dzéiwsh yoo duwasáakw

E
  1999–2000      Integrity Solutions, Inc. — Anchorage, Alaska
                 Unix and Windows system administration, application programming
  2000–2001      Spectrum Wireless, Inc. — Anchorage, Alaska
                 Linux wireless router soware development and testing
  2002–2003      Science Applications International Corp. () — Anchorage, Alaska
                 Web application and database programming and testing
  2008–2009      University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa — Honolulu, Hawaiʻi
                 Design and implementation of Kaipuleohone language archive soware
  2009           Goldbelt Heritage Foundation — Juneau, Alaska
                 Restructuring and reformaing of Tlingit verb paradigm database.
  2009 (fall)    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa — Honolulu, Hawaiʻi
                 Teaching assistantship with Prof. William O’Grady, L 422 Introduction to
                 Grammatical Analysis
  2010           Ahtna Heritage, Inc. — Copper Center, Alaska
                 Consultation on Cʼekʼaedi Hwnax archive for the Ahtna language.
E
  1995–1997      University of Alaska, Anchorage ()
  2003–2005      University of Alaska, Anchorage
  2006–2008      University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (), BA Interdiscipl. Studies (Linguistics)
  2009–2010      University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, MA Linguistics
  2010–present   University of British Columbia (), PhD Linguistics
I  & 
  2008    An embarassment of riches: e proliferation of Tlingit orthographies. Presentation
          at the  Linguistics Department Tuesday Seminar.



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   2008   Tlingit language documentation: Lingít yoox̱ʼatángi áyá tusineix̱át. Poster and presen-
          tation at the  2008 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
   2008   An embarrassment of riches: e proliferation of Tlingit writing systems. Poster at
          Linguistic Society of America () Summer Meeting 2008, Ohio State University.
   2008   Chinook Jargon loanwords and phonological adaptation in Tlingit. Presentation at
          the  Linguistics Department Tuesday Seminar.
   2009   Tlingit grammar and thought. Lecture & interview with D. Roy Iutzi-Mitchell’s An-
          thropology 490 Culture and cognition in Alaska Native languages, .
   2009   ‘Studying grandmother’s tongue’: Heritage language and linguistics. Presentation
          given at the 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conser-
          vation ( 1), Honolulu, Hawai‘i.
   2009   Haa yoox̱ʼatángi áyá tusineix̱át: We are saving our language. Presentation given at
          Wooshteen Kanax̱tulneegí Haa At Wuskóowu Sharing Our Knowledge: A Conference of
          of Tlingit Tribes and Clans, Juneau, Alaska.
   2009   People, weather, places, thoughts: Evidence for the areal prefix in Tlingit. Presenta-
          tion at the 2009 Athabaskan (Dene) Languages Conference, Berkeley, California.
   2010   with Ryan Denzer-King. Tlingit loanword phonology. Presentation at the 2010 Atha-
          baskan (Dene) Languages Conference, Eugene, Oregon.
   2011   with Laura C. Robinson. In defense of the “lone wol”: Collaboration in language
          documentation. Presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Language
          Documentation & Conservation ( 2), Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.
P
   in press Nontraditional placenames in Tlingit. Section in omas F. ornton (ed.), Haa
             leelkʼw hás aaní saaxʼú: Our grandparents’ names on the land. Seale: University of
             Washington Press.
   forthcom. Chinook Jargon and Tlingit: Contact, borrowing, & change. International Journal of
             American Linguistics.

L D
   2009     Encyclopedic lexicographic database of Tlingit. Database of encyclopedic information
            on Tlingit nouns, verbs, and other parts of speech, including linguistic, biological,
            geographical, and ethnological references. Ca. 1100 entries as of August 2010.
            hp://www.drangle.com/~james/dictionary/.
   2009     Chinook Jargon comparative database. Database of Chinook Jargon lexical informa-
            tion from published and unpublished sources. Ca. 200 entries as of August 2010.
   2010     Tlingit language corpus. Corpus of Tlingit language text from published and unpub-
            lished sources. Ca. 4000 orthographic words as of August 2010. (Not available to
            the public due to copyright restrictions.)
   2010     Transcription and translation of Dauenhauer 009-A: Henry Denny. hp://www.
            drangle.com/~james/transcriptions/009-A/.
U 
   2005  A new Tlingit dictionary. Manuscript. Incorporated into Keri Edwards (ed.), 2010, Dic-
         tionary of Tlingit, Juneau: Sealaska Heritage Institute.
   2006a Revisiting Tlingit noun derivation. Term paper for Linguistics (L) 420 Introduc-
         tion to morphology, .

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   2006b Spatiotemporal metaphor in Tlingit. Term paper for L 441 Metaphor, .
   2006c Ritual and schismogenesis in the Tlingit potlatch. Term paper for Anthropology
         (A) 420 Communication and culture, .
   2006d Transitivity in Tlingit. Term paper for L 422 Introduction to grammatical analy-
         sis, .
   2007a Shtaxʼhéen Ḵwáan shagóon: Names and places of the Stikine Tlingit. Term paper for
         Interdisciplinary Studies 322 Ethnohistory, .
   2007b A Tlingit onomasticon: Sʼiknax̱.ádi clan names from Forrest DeWi Héenakʼw Táaxʼw.
         Term paper for A 370 Ethnographic field techniques, .
   2007c A comparison of morphosyntactic features between Marquesan, Hawaiian, and Ta-
         hitian. Term paper for L 445 Polynesian language family, .
   2007d Neighbors apart: Endangered language revitalization and second language studies.
         Term paper for Second Language Studies () 302 Second language learning, .
   2008a Bilingual education and language revitalization. Term paper for  380 Bilingualism
         & bilingual education, .
   2008b A specification for a criterion referenced Tlingit language proficiency test. Term pa-
         per for  490 Second language testing, at .
   2009a Pronominal arguments in the Tlingit verb. Term paper for L 622 Government &
         binding, .
   2009b Paulina’s Pollapese: A phonetic study of vowels. Term paper for L 611 Acoustic
         & auditory phonetics, .
   2009c e sounds of Pollapese. Term paper for L 630 Field methods, .
   2009d Multiple correspondences in Tlingit consonants with Proto-Athabaskan-Eyak. Term
         paper for L 645 e comparative method, .
   2009e Pitch accent and tone in Northern Tlingit. Term paper for L 621 Phonology, .
   2009f Bits, bytes, and Unicode: An introduction to digital text for linguists. Term paper for
         L 640G Introduction to Documentary Linguistics, .
   2010 Exploring intonation in Tlingit. Term paper for L 640F Intonation, .
O 
   Lingít yoox̱ʼatángi: A grammar of the Tlingit language. Descriptive grammar of Tlingit; phonet-
       ics, phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse, and historical relationships.
   Tlingit grammar handbook. Reference pamphlet on Tlingit grammar, abstracted from above.
   An embarrassment of riches: e proliferation of Tlingit writing systems. Description of
       Tlingit orthographic development and critical comparisons of orthographies.
   People, weather, places, thoughts: Evidence for the areal prefix in Tlingit. Analysis of a
       thematic verb prefix in Tlingit cognate to the Athabaskan areal prefixes.
   Intonation in Tlingit. An investigation of intonation structures in Tlingit dialects, and the
       consequences for theory and analysis.

G & 
   2007   Undergraduate summer research grant ($3000) for “Tlingit language documentation”
          from the University Research Council, .
   2008   Travel grant ($800) from the Linguistic Society of Hawaiʻi to present at the  2008
          Summer Meeting.



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   2008   Conference aendance grant ($50 + room & board) from the Linguistics Society of
          America for the  2008 Summer Meeting.
   2008   First place oral presentation ($75) in “Linguistics & computer science” category at
          the  2008 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
   2008   First place poster presentation ($50) in “Other” category at the  2008 Under-
          graduate Research Symposium.
   2009   Graduate achievement scholarship ($2198) from  Graduate Division.
   2009   Departmental merit scholarship ($763) from  Department of Linguistics.
   2009   Language in the  fellowship from  ($1835) to aend the  2009 Linguistic
          Institute.
   2009   Scholarship ($1500) from Sealaska Heritage Institute.
   2009   Fellowship ($3000) from the American Indian Graduate Center.
   2009   Departmental merit scholarship ($2250) from  Department of Linguistics.
   2010   Pacific Century Graduate Scholarship ($10,000) from  Faculty of Graduate Stud-
          ies.
   2010   Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship ($7000 + tuition) from  First Nations House of
          Learning and  Faculty of Graduate Studies.
   2010    Faculty of Arts Graduate Award ($3000),  Faculty of Graduate Studies
   2010   International Partial Tuition Scholarship ($2109),  Faculty of Graduate Studies

R 
   2005   Ethnographic field research in Wrangell & Angoon, AK: kinship and genealogy of
          the Kaaḵáakʼw Hít house group of the Deisheetaan clan. (Self funded.)
   2005   Ethnographic field research in Klawock, AK: kinship and genealogy of the Kaaḵáakʼw
          Hít house group of the Deisheetaan clan. (Self funded.)
   2005   Participation in traditional totem pole raising ceremony in Klawock, AK. (Volun-
          teer.)
   2006   Linguistic field research in Sitka, AK: informal census of native Tlingit speakers
          resident in Sitka. (Self funded.)
   2007   Dra reviewer for Keri Edwards (ed.), 2010, Dictionary of Tlingit, Juneau: Sealaska
          Heritage Institute.
   2007   Ethnographic field research in Sitka, AK: oral histories of the Shtaxʼhéen Ḵwáan or
          Stikine area Tlingit. (Self funded.)
   2007   Ethnographic field research in Wrangell, AK: oral histories of the Shtaxʼhéen Ḵwáan
          or Stikine area Tlingit; participant observation in the Central Council of Tlingit and
          Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska 2007 General Assembly. (Self funded.)
   2007   Linguistic field research in Sitka, AK: Tlingit language documentation and experi-
          mental elicitation of conversational data. (Grant from  University Research
          Council.)
   2008   Linguistic field research in Wrangell, AK: Tlingit language practices during a non-
          funerary potlatch. (Self funded.)
   2009   Field linguistics course on Pollapese (Chuukic, Federated States of Micronesia).
   2009   Linguistic field research in Juneau, AK: recordings of Deisheetaan clan oral traditions
          with Cyril George Ḵaalḵáawu, clan leader and house master of Kaaḵáakʼw Hít. (Self
          funded.)



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   2010   Linguistic field research in Juneau, AK: recordings, transcription, and elicitation
          with Nora Dauenhauer Ḵeixwnéi, Fred White G̱unáakʼw, and Cyril George Ḵaalḵáawu.
          (Self funded.)
   2010   Transcription and translation of Dauenhauer 009-A: Henry Denny. hp://www.
          drangle.com/~james/transcriptions/009-A/.

P 
   Professional Societies
       Member, Linguistic Society of America ()
       Member, Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of America ()
       Member, Linguistic Society of Hawaiʻi ()
   Professional Service
       Manager,  mailing list (2008–present)
       Associate editor, Speculative Grammarian (2008–2009)
       Moderator,  Language Documentation Discussion Group (2008–2009)
       Abstract reviewer, 1st International Conference on Language Documentation & Conser-
           vation ( 1) (2008)
       Technical support coordinator,  1 (2009)
       Treasurer,  2009–2010
       Student representative,  Ethics Commiee (2009–present)
       Anonymous reviewer, Language Documentation & Conservation (2009)
H
   2008    “How they do it”. Speculative Grammarian CLIV(2).
   2008    “Murphy’s law as applied to field linguistics”. Speculative Grammarian CLV(2).

L
   English    first language (Pacific Northwest American dialect; Alaska Native dialect)
   Tlingit    research language; spoken: intermediate; wrien: advanced
   Japanese   spoken: intermediate; wrien: intermediate
   Russian    spoken: beginning; wrien: intermediate
   Dutch      spoken: beginning; wrien: beginning
   Hawaiian   spoken: beginning; wrien: beginning




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