Publications

People, ethics, and data

Open Handbook of Linguistic Data Management

Citation: Holton, Gary, Wesley Y. Leonard, and Peter L. Pulsifer. in review. People, ethics, and data. Open Handbook of Linguistic Data Management, ed. by Andrea Berez-Kroeker, Bradley McDonnell, Eve Koller, and Lauren Collister. Cambridbge: MIT Press.

Variation in spatial orientation systems across Austronesian languages

Linguistics Vanguard

Citation: Holton, Gary and Leah Pappas. in review. Variation in spatial orientation systems across Austronesian languages. Sociotopography: the interplay of language, culture and environment in representing space, ed. by Bill Palmer, Alice Gaby, Jonathon Lum, and Jonathan Schlossberg. Special issue of Linguistics Vanguard.

Spatial orientation in the Malayo-Polynesian languages outside Oceanic

The Oxford Guide to the Malayo-Polynesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar

Citation: Pappas, Leah and Gary Holton. to appear. Spatial orientation in the Malayo-Polynesian languages outside Oceanic. The Oxford Guide to the Malayo-Polynesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar, ed. by Sander Adelaar and Antoinette Schapper. Oxford University Press.

Sense of place in North America

The Languages and Linguistics of North America: A Comprehensive Guide

Citation: Holton, Gary and Andrea L. Berez-Kroeker. to appear. Sens of place in North America. The Languages and Linguistics of North America: A Comprehensive Guide, ed. by Carmen Jany, Marianne Mithun, Keren Rice. Mouton de Gruyter.

Language and Toponymy in Alaska and Beyond

University of Hawai‘i Press [more info]

Citation: Holton, Gary and Thomas F. Thornton. 2019. Language and Toponymy in Alaska and Beyond. Fairbanks and Honolulu: Alaska Native Language Center and University of Hawai‘i Press. https://nflrc.hawaii.edu/ldc/sp-17/

Reflections on Language Documentation 20 Years After Himmelmann 1998

University of Hawai‘i Press [more info]

Citation: McDonnell, Bradley, Andrea Berez-Kroeker, and Gary Holton. 2018. Reflections on Language Documentation 20 Years After Himmelmann 1998. (Language Documentation & Conservation Special Publication no. 15.) Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. https://nflrc.hawaii.edu/ldc/sp-15/

Interdisciplinary language documentation

Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

Citation: Holton, Gary. 2018. Interdisciplinary language documentation. Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages, ed. by Kenneth Rehg and Lyle Campbell. Oxford University Press.

A unified system of spatial orientation in the Austronesian and non-Austronesian languages of Halmahera

NUSA [more info]

Citation: Holton, Gary. 2017. A unified system of spatial orientation in the Austronesian and non-Austronesian languages of Halmahera. Language Contact and Substrate in Wallacea, ed. by Antoinette Schapper. NUSA 62.159-91. http://hdl.handle.net/10108/89846

The Papuan Languages of East Nusantara

The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide

Citation: Holton, Gary and Marian Klamer. 2017. The Papuan Languages of East Nusantara. The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide, ed. by Bill Palmer, 569-640. (The World of Linguistics, vol. 4.) Berlin: Mouton.

East is not a ‘big bird’: The etymology of the star Altair in the Carolinian sidereal compass.

Oceanic Linguistics [more info]

Citation: Holton, Gary, Calistus Hachibmai, Ali Haleyalur, Jerry Lipka, and Donald Rubinstein. 2015. East is not a ‘big bird’: The etymology of the star Altair in the Carolinian sidereal compass. Oceanic Linguistics 54(2).579-588 http://doi.org/10.1353/ol.2015.0021

Linguistic phylogenies support back-migration from Beringia to Asia

PLoS ONE [more info]

Citation: Sicoli, Mark and Gary Holton. 2014. Linguistic phylogenies support back-migration from Beringia to Asia. PLoS ONE 9(3): e91722. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0091722]