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Department of Linguistics

Mr David Nathan

BA (La Trobe), MA (Sussex), Dip Management (CMI)

Overview

David Nathan
Department of Linguistics

Director, Endangered Languages Archive

Name:
Mr David Nathan
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4584
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
R201
Website:
http://www.dnathan.com/

Teaching

Along with developing the ELAR archive, I co-ordinate various training progmrammes in documentation methodology and multimedia.

Research

Over the last 15 years I have developed software for language research, publication, and education; established and run web sites at the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) , the WWW Virtual Library for Aboriginal Languages of Australia, the Federation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages , and HRELP; and was co-author (with Peter Austin) of the first web hypertext bilingual dictionary (the Gamilaraay/Kamilaroi dictionary). My conventional publications include the textbook "Australia's Indigenous Languages"M, and various papers on lexicography, the Internet, and multimedia. I produced multimedia CD-ROMs for a number of endangered languages: Paakanytji (Broken Hill area, with Luise Hercus), Yolngu-Matha (northeast Arnhem Land, with Michael Christie), Warrungu (Queensland, with Tasaku Tsunoda), Karaim (Lithuania, with Eva Csato), and Yuwaalaraay/Gamilaraay (with John Giacon). Previously I ran the Aboriginal Studies Electronic Data Archive at AIATSIS.

Publications

Edited Books

Austin, Peter and Bond, Oliver and Marten, Lutz and Nathan , David, eds. (2011) Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Language Description and Theory. London: SOAS.

Austin , Peter and Bond, Oliver and Charette , Monik and Nathan , David and Sells, Peter, eds. (2009) Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 2. London: Department of Linguistics, SOAS.

Austin, Peter K. and Bond, Oliver and Nathan, David, eds. (2007) Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation & Linguistic Theory. London, UK: Department of Linguistics, SOAS.

Austin, Peter K. and Bond, Oliver and Nathan , David, eds. (2007) Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation & Linguistic Theory. London: Department of Linguistics, SOAS.

Book Chapters

Austin, Peter K. and Bond, Oliver and Nathan, David (2007) 'Introduction.' In: Austin, Peter K. and Bond, Oliver and Nathan, David, (eds.), Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation & Linguistic Theory. London, UK: Department of Linguistics, SOAS, pp. 1-2.

Nathan , David (2007) 'A Talking Dictionary of Paakantyi.' In: Dyson, L. E. and Hendriks, M. and Grant, S., (eds.), Information Technology and Indigenous People. Information Science Publishing, pp. 200-204.

Nathan , David (2006) 'Proficient, Permanent, or Pertinent: Aiming for Sustainability.' In: Barwick, L. and Thieberger, N., (eds.), Sustainable Data from Digital Fieldwork. The University of Sydney, pp. 57-68.

Nathan , David (2006) 'Multimedia: A Community-Oriented Information and Communication Technology.' In: Saxena, A. and Borin, L., (eds.), Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia. Status and Policies, Case Studies and Applications of Information Technology. Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 257-277.

Nathan , David (2006) 'Thick Interfaces: Mobilizing Language Documentation with Multimedia.' In: Gippert, J. and Himmelmann, N. P. and Mosel, U., (eds.), Essentials of Language Documentation. Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 363-379.

Articles

Nathan , David (2008) 'Digital archives: essential elements in the workflow for endangered languages documentation.' Language Documentation and Description, 5 .

Csató , Éva Á. and Nathan , David (2007) 'Multiliteracy, past and present, in the Karaim communities.' Language Documentation and Description, 4 . pp. 207-230.

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