Iwaidja

Prof. Dr. Hans-Juergen Sasse

Hans-Juergen Sasse Linguist, Institut für Linguistik, Universität

zu Köln (Germany)

Project Co-coordinator.



Associate Professor Nick Evans

Nick Evans Reader in the Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Project Co-ordinator, an anthropological linguist specializing in Australian Aboriginal languages.



Dr Linda Barwick

Linda Barwick Honorary Fellow, Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Music, University of Sydney (Australia)

Director of PARADISEC (Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures)

Musicologist who has undertaken fieldwork in Australia, Italy and the

Philippines. Within the project, she is responsible for documentation

and analysis of songs and music in Iwaidja and associated languages.



Bruce Birch

Bruce Birch Research Fellow, Department of Linguistics and

Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Principal Field Linguist. He is completing a doctoral thesis on aspects

of prosodic structure in Iwaidja, and has been living and collecting data

for the DoBeS Project in Minjilang, Croker Island, since July 2003.



Dr Murray Garde

Murray Garde Consultant linguist/anthropologist, Jabiru, Northern

Territory.

Linguistic anthropologist, resident of western Arnhem Land for the past

15 years is working with Iwaidja speakers on topics relating to social

organisation and land tenure.



Joy Williams

Joy Williams Teacher, Mamaruni School, Minjilang, Croker Island

Speaker of Iwaidja, Kunwinjku, Maung, and English.

She can understand

Marrgu well. She provides primary data, and is a co-transcriber and translator

for the project. She also sources other appropriate native speaker consultants

and assists with the organization of field trips.



Janet Fletcher

Janet Fletcher Janet Fletcher is Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics

and Applied Linguistics. She is a specialist in experimental phonetics

with a particular focus on the interaction between prosody and

segmental articulation.