Re: Obscure languages
|Date:||Sunday, September 30, 2001, 19:45|
> On Sunday 30 September 2001 16:42, you wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Boudewijn Rempt" <boud@...>
> > To: "joe" <josephhill@...>
> > Cc: <CONLANG@...>
> > Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 3:29 PM
> > Subject: Re: Re: Obscure languages
> > > On Sun, 30 Sep 2001, joe wrote:
> > > > Yes, but it's not that easy for a 13 year old to get to see a
> > linguistics
> > > > professor, is it?
> > >
> > > Don't underestimate yourself. Start with finding out who teacheswhat -
I've mailed him...hoping he'll reply.
> > > that should be on the University website, and then simply send some
> > > mail. If that works, you can always ask for a meeting.
> > Ok, suggestion on who I should mail, what subject?
> My best suggestions, based on the staff list at their website,
> Dr Robert Vanderplank, whose homepage is at
> Keep in mind that I don't actually know anyone at Oxford: I've
> been at Leyden myself, where you can find courses in really
> obscure languages, like Limbu. Leyden is one of the main centers
> for descriptive linguistics in the world - in my biased opionion
> absolutely the place to go once you have your bachelors degree.
> But the library at Oxford should be all right.