Lisa Matthewson linguistic research on Gitksan and Okanagan languages, 2010-2011  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Matthewson, Lisa, 1968-
Lisa Matthewson linguistic research on Gitksan and Okanagan languages
2010-2011 (inclusive)
1 vertical file including 2 CDs
Collection Number
2696-152 (Accession No. 2696-152-01)
Elicitations and stories in the Gitksan and Okanagan languages, collected during fieldwork conducted by Lisa Matthewson in the Pacific Northwest
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
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Seattle, WA
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Lisa Matthewson's linguistic research focuses on cross-linguistic variations in semantics and pragmatics related to Universal Grammar, with a specific focus on indigenous languages of the Pacific Northwest. Matthewson studied at Victoria University of Wellington for both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees. She received her Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of British Columbia, where she is also a Professor and Distinguished University Scholar.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Two CDs containing audio and written files of research conducted by Lisa Matthewson on the Gitksan and Okanagan languages. The files include elicitations, storyboards, and stories from both languages.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Jacobs Research Funds linguistic research collection.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Gitxsan language--Research
  • Okanagan language--Research
  • Personal Names :
  • Matthewson, Lisa, 1968---Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Research notes
  • Sound recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Jacobs Research Funds, (sponsoring body)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)