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Name: Suzanne  Wash
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State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Language documentation; The work of J. P. Harrington; Chumash languages; Miwok languages
Subject Language(s): Chumash
Miwok, Central Sierra
Miwok, Northern Sierra
Miwok, Plains
Language Family(ies): Chumash
Eastern Miwokan
Selected Publications: Before you record anything else: Topics and questions to consider when you interview a speaker for the first time;
Adverbial clauses in Barbareño Chumash narrative discourse (Ph.D. dissertation);
Hyphenating Harrington style;
Productive reduplication in Barbareño Chumash (M.A. thesis)
Courses Taught: English as a Second Language (all levels)
Dissertation Abstract: Adverbial Clauses in Barbareño Chumash Narrative Discourse

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