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Name: Carol  J.  Compton
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State and/or Country: WI
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Lao
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
Selected Publications: Courting Poetry in Laos (1979)
Changes in Lao Pronoun Usage Since 1975(SEALS I, 1992)
Lao Poetics. In Papers on Tai Languages, Linguistics and Literatures (1992)
Choosing Pronouns for Conversational Purposes (SEALS II, 1994)
Use of Pronouns and Kinship Terms in Lao Performance Texts (SEALS X,2000)
Four-word Phrases in Lao Discourse (SEALS XII, 2008)
Contemporary Lao Studies(with Sysamouth and Hartmann, 2009)
Courses Taught: Intensive Lao (first year, second year, and third year at various times)
Intensive Thai
First-year Thai
Anthropological Linguistics (seminar)
Peoples of Mainland Southeast Asia

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