Dr. Herb Luthin

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Ph.D.   in Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, May 1991
  • M.A. in Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1986
  • B.A. in English, University of Montana, Missoula, 1980

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PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • ANTH   380: Language & Culture
  • ENGL 160: Discovering Language
  • ENGL 227: Early World Literature
  • ENGL 242: Introduction to Native American Literature
  • ENGL 262: Introduction to the English Language
  • ENGL 263: English Grammars & English Usage
  • ENGL 353: American Voices: Language & Dialect in the U.S.A.
  • ENGL 457: Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENGL 458: History of the English Language

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Linguistics
  • Native American Languages
  • Oral Literature

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

BOOKS

  •  Luthin, Herbert W. (ed.). 2002. Surviving Through the Days: Translations of Native California Stories and Songs: A California Indian Reader. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press.

CHAPTERS

  • Luthin, Herbert W. 2014. "Two Stories from the Yana." Reprinted in Brian Swann, Sky Loom: Native American Myth, Story, and Song. Lincoln: University   of Nebraska Press (2014).
  • Luthin, Herbert W. 2003. "Bluejay's Journey to the Land of the New Moon: a Central Yana Story told by Sam Batwi." In Voices from Four Directions, ed. by   Brian Swann. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
  • Luthin, Herbert W. & Leanne Hinton. 2003. "Days in a Life: What Ishi's Stories Can Tell Us about Ishi." In Karl Kroeber (ed.), Ishi in Three Centuries, University of Nebraska Press.

PRESENTATIONS

  • "The Old Man Below Cold Mountain." Paper presented at the Kommission für Volksdichtung's 37th International Ballad Conference, held at Kyle-of-Lochalsh, Scotland, September 2007.

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Linguistic   Society of America
  • Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
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