Andrew Pawley

Professor emeritus
College of Asia and the Pacific
Australian National University
E-mail: andrew.pawley@anu.edu.au
Page: http://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/pawley-ak

Fields of interest:

Austronesian and Papuan languages and cultures, the prehistory of Pacific Island peoples, folk taxonomies and ethnobiology, lexicography, phraseology and idiomaticity

Recent publications:

A. Pawley
How reconstructable is Proto Trans New Guinea? Problems, progress, prospects
Journal of the Linguistics Society of Papua New Guinea, vol. Special issue 2012, pp. 84-164.

A. Pawley, R. Bulmer,
A dictionary of Kalam with ethnographic notes.
Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 2011.

A. Pawley
Event Representation in serial verb constructions
in Jurgen Bohnemyer and Eric Pederson (ed.), Event Representation in Language and Cognition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2011, pp. 13-42.

A. Pawley
On the position of Bugotu and Gela in the Guadalcanal-Nggelic subgroup of Oceanic
Oceanic Linguistics, vol. 50, no. 1/ 2011, pp. 1-24.

M. Osmond, A. Pawley
Mammals, reptiles, amphibians
in Malcolm Ross, Andrew Pawley and Meredith Osmond (ed.), The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society, Volume 4: Animals, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra Australia 2011, pp. 217-269.

M. Ross, A. Pawley, M. Osmond
Introduction: The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society Volume 4. Animals
in Malcolm Ross, Andrew Pawley and Meredith Osmond (ed.), The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society, Volume 4: Animals, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra Australia 2011, pp. 1-24.

A. Pawley
Patterns of stability and change in Oceanic fish names
in Malcolm Ross, Andrew Pawley and Meredith Osmond (ed.), The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society, Volume 4: Animals, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra Australia 2011, pp. 137-160.

M. Ross, A. Pawley, & M. Osmond (eds)
The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society 4: Animals, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra Australia 2011.

A. Pawley
Were turtles fish in Proto Oceanic? Semantic reconstruction and change in some terms for animal categories in Oceanic languages
in Malcolm Ross, Andrew Pawley and Meredith Osmond (ed.), The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society, Volume 4: Animals, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra Australia 2011, pp. 421-452.

A. Pawley
Aquatic invertebrates
in Malcolm Ross, Andrew Pawley and Meredith Osmond (ed.), The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society, Volume 4: Animals, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra Australia 2011, pp. 161-215.

A. Pawley
What does it take to make an ethnographic dictionary? On the treatment of fish and tree names in dictionaries of Oceanic languages
in Geoffrey L. J. Haig, Nicole Nau, Stefan Schnell, Claudia Wegener (ed.), Documenting endangered languages: achievements and perspectives, Walter de Gruyter, Germany 2011, pp. 263-287.