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Name: Karl  J.  Franklin
Institution: SIL International
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State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Kewa, West
Kewa, East
Selected Publications: 2005. “ Re-telling stories.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 22:6-11.

2005. “Proposing an alternative initial strategy for small language groups in the Pacific.”International Journal of Frontier Missions 22(2):45-51.

2000. “Review of Perspectives on the Bird’s Head of Irian Jaya, Indonesia.” edited by Jelle Miedema, Cecilia Odé and Rien A.C. Dam Studies on Language 24(1). 188-199.

2001. “Kutubuan (Foe and Fasu) and proto Engan.” In Andrew Pawley, Malcolm Ross and Darrell Tryon (eds.), The boy from Bundaberg: studies in Melanesian linguistics in honor of Tom Dutton, 143-54. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

1997. “Engan pronouns and their old endings.” Australian Journal of Linguistics, 17:185-217.

1997. (Editor) Papers in Papuan linguistics, no. 2. 361 pp. Canberra: PacificLinguistics, Series A 85.

1994. “Synchronic and diachronic observations on Kewa and Proto-Engan deictics.” In G.P. Reesink, ed. Topics in descriptive Papuan linguistics, pp. 1-41. Semaian 10. Valgroep Talen en Culturen van Zuidoost-Azië en Oceanië, Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden.

1992. Traim tasol: vocabulary testing in Tok Pisin. 73 pp. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, Series D 85.

1991. “Kewa.” In Terence E. Hays, ed. Encyclopedia of World Cultures. Volume II: Oceania, pp. 114-117. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co.

1990. (with Robert Litteral). A programmed course in Tok Pisin (with accompanying tape by Steven Thomas). 181 pp. Revision of Litteral, 1969. Ukarumpa: SIL.

1990. “On the translation of official notices into Tok Pisin.” In J.W.M. Verhaar, ed. Melanesian Pidgin and Tok Pisin. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Pidgins and Creoles in Melanesia, pp. 323-344. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

1983. “Some features of inter-clausal reference in Kewa.” In John Haiman and Pamela Munroe, eds. Switch Reference and Universal Grammar. Proceedings of a Symposium on Switch Reference and Universal Grammar, pp. 39-49. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Papers in Papuan Linguistics NO.2
Courses Taught: Tok Pisin
Papuan Linguistics
Introduction to Grammar
Introduction to Semantics
Language Acquisition

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