Nick Enfield

LSA 215: Linguistic areas and language contact (with a focus on Southeast Asia)

Nick Enfield is a staff scientist in the Language and Cognition Group, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen. He has carried out extensive fieldwork in mainland Southeast Asia, with a broad interest in language, culture, cognition, and social interaction. His books (edited and authored) include Ethnosyntax (2002, OUP), Linguistic Epidemiology (2003, Routledge), Roots of Human Sociality (with S. C. Levinson, 2006, Berg), Person Reference in Interaction (with T. Stivers, 2007, CUP), A Grammar of Lao (2007, Mouton), and The Anatomy of Meaning (2009, CUP).

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