Re: What would you want to hear Thomas Payne (author of Describing Morphosyntax) speak about?
- Yea, I agree. A talk about his experiences in the field (describing
languages, not how they had to cut through a tree when it fell over the road
etc.) would be wonderful. It would also provide a nice 'easy listening'
session, as a break from hearing about hard-linguistics topics.
- On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 23:04:25 -0700, Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote:
>This is way too early to be sure of anything yet, but he is aHis list of papers presented and list of interests provide a fair variety of topics.
>plausible speaker for a future LCC.
>I'd just like to gather some suggestions from y'all for things you'd
>like to hear him talk about.
>See http://www.sil.org/sil/roster/payne_thomas.htm and
>http://www.uoregon.edu/~tpayne/ for his profile & research.
>FWIW, he is not himself a conlanger, and would most likely prefer to
>talk about something that's closer to 'straight' linguistics.
I'd like to hear something that goes beyond the book, but can still be followed
- On Mon, 2 Apr 2007 14:53:14 -0400, Jeffrey Jones
>I'd like to hear something that goes beyond the book, but can still be followedYes. I second what Jeffrey says.