1. University of Virginia
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Lise Dobrin featured in LSA's February Member Spotlight

Monday, 13 February 2017


LISE DOBRIN is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics Program Director at the University of Virginia. She conducts linguistic, ethnographic, and historical research on Arapesh languages and cultures in Papua New Guinea. She has a special interest in the cultural aspects of language preservation, including how and why communities shift their allegiance from their local vernaculars to languages of wider communication; the technical and ethical dimensions of language documentation, description, and archiving; and the epistemologies and politics of linguistic research.

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