Marlin R. Leaders
Applied Linguistics
B.A., Westmar College, 1973; M.A.,
University of Texas at Arlington, 1983
 

GIAL, 7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd, Dallas, Texas, 75236 USA
Work Phone: 972-708-7566
E-mail: marlin_leaders@gial.edu
 
Education
Linguistic Field Experience
Other Field Experiences
Professional Teaching Experiences
Languages spoken
Research Interests
Courses Taught at GIAL
Courses Taught at UTA
Published Articles
Published Books
Published Book Review
Presentations
Supervising Work-Study Projects
Other work experience
Editing experiences
Editing Books:
Editing Articles
Editing Reviews:
Peer Reviewer JOT:

Education:

M.A. Linguistics, U. Texas- Arlington, 1983.
B.A. German, and Business Administration. Westmar College, LeMars, IA, 1973.
 

Field Experiences-

Linguistic Field Experience:

1997. Kangaroo Grounds, Victoria, SIL, Australia. Semantics training workshop consulting Isneg language researcher.
1988-90. SIL, Philippines. Tuwali Ifugao: Language Research, Dictionary Editing, Scripture Comic Book preparation.
1984-5. SIL, Papua New Guinea. Language Research and survey in Kapin, Mesem, and Wagi languages.

Other Field Experiences

SIL, Wycliffe 1982-Present
1980-81 Office Manager, ILV, Brasilia, Brazil
1979- Landscape headquarters, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
1974- help supervise house building- SIL, Cote d'Ivoire,
Munich, W. Germany- studied German, Fall, 1972

Professional Teaching Experiences:

Adjunct faculty Instructor at Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics since 1999
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Linguistics at UTA 1992-2004
Instructor at Texas SIL, 1985-88, 1991-1998,
Instructor at Oregon SIL, 1986

Languages spoken:

Native- English
Level 2+ German, Melanesian English (PNG)
Level 1+ French (Côte d’Ivoire), Portuguese (Brazil)
Structural knowledge- Tuwali Ifugao (Philippines), Kapin (PNG), Swahili (Kenya), Biblical Hebrew, Bulo Stieng (Vietnam)

Research Interests:

Conceptual metaphors, Blending & Cognitive linguistics; Semantics, Lexicography; Morphology and syntax; Discourse grammar/ Text analysis; Pragmatics (Communication Situation)

Courses Taught at GIAL:

Discourse Analysis AL 5312 [Assisted 1997-98, 2003-06]
Field Data Management AL5207, AL5307 [2000- Present]
Principles of Grammatical Analysis AL4410 (Modified Generative) [2003-2007, 2009-10]
Lexicography Seminar AL 5398 Seminar in Applied Linguistics [Spring 2005]
Assisted with Semantics & Pragmatics  [Fall 2012]

Courses Taught at UTA:

Field Data Management [1998-2000]
Grammar and Morphology (Stratificational) LING 3340-002
Introduction to Grammar (Tagmemics) LING 4335-36-001
Introduction to Grammar (Stratificational) LING 4335-36-002
Grammatical Theory I (Tagmemics & Discourse Grammar) LING 5303-001,-002
Grammatical Theory I (Stratificational Grammar) LING 5303-002,-003

Published Articles:

2001. GIAL AL Comps FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
1991. "Eliciting figures of speech." Notes On Translation 5:4. pp. 31-45. Dallas, TX: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
1990. "Conjunctions in Middle Watut [Kapin] of Papua New Guinea." Southwest Journal of Linguistics, 9(2): 107-117. Heather K. Hardy, ed. Denton, TX: University of North Texas for the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO).
1987. "Realis and Irrealis verb markings in Middle Watut [Kapin] of Papua New Guinea." Thirteenth LACUS FORUM 1986: 225-235. Ilah Fleming, ed. Lake Bluff, IL: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS).

Published Books:

2014. FLEx 8 guide indexed. Fa13-Sp14.
2012. Kapin-English and English-Kapin preliminary dictionaries.
2012. FLEx 7 guide indexed. Sp12.
2011. FLEx 6 guide indexed Sp11.
2009. FLEx 5-4 guide Sp09.
2008. FLEx 5-2 guide Fa08.
2007. FLEx 4-2 guide Fa07.
2005. LinguaLinks linguistics workshop quick reference guides for LinguaLinks 5. CD-ROM. Dallas, TX: GIAL.
2003. LinguaLinks linguistics workshop quick reference guides. LinguaLinks 4, CD-ROM. Dallas, TX: SIL International. W_lnglnk\Training\Guides.pdf.
1999. LinguaLinks 3.0 index all. LinguaLinks 4.0, CD-ROM. Dallas, TX: SIL International. W_lnglnk\Training \IndexLingLinks 3.0 All.zip.
1998. Preliminary Kapin language data, Papua New Guinea. Dallas, TX: Texas-SIL school.
1997. Applying Stratificational Grammar. Dallas, TX: Texas-SIL school.

Published Book Review:

1996. Oceanic Linguistics, 35:2. 313-315. Review of Batad Ifugao dictionary with ethnographic notes, by Leonard E. Newell, 1993. LSP Monograph 33. Manila: Linguistic Society of the Philippines.

Presentations:

2014. Types of Dictionaries. Field Methods class, Jan 31, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2014. Lexical Relationships. Field Methods class, Feb 12, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2013. Types of Dictionaries. Field Methods class, Aug 2, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2013. Lexical Relationships. Field Methods class, Aug 19, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2012. Types of Dictionaries. Field Methods class, May 8, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2012. Lexical Relationships. Field Methods class, May 11, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2011. Types of Dictionaries. Field Methods class, Nov. 10, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2011. Lexicography Panel. Field Methods class, May 31, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2011. Lexicography and types of dictionaries. Field Methods class, Apr. 29, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2011. Lexical relationships. Field Methods class, May 11, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2010. Lexicography and types of dictionaries. Field Methods class, Apr. 30, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2010. Lexical relationships. Field Methods class, May 12, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2009. Lexical relationships. Field Methods class, Nov 23, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2008. Non-declarative sentences. Intro to Language Structure class, Feb. 1, GIAL, Dallas, TX.
2008. Lexical relationships. Field Methods class, May 8 and Nov. 21, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2005. Types of dictionaries. Field Methods class, May 13, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2005. Lexicography in the Real World panel, methodology. Field Methods class, May 20, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2005. Lexical relationships. Field Methods class, April 27, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2005. Intro to lexicography, minor entries and subentries. Field Methods class, April 26, GIAL. Dallas, TX.
2003. Folk taxonomies in Tuwali Ifugao (Philippines) and Ancient Hebrew. Semantics & Pragmatics class, January 21, GIAL Dallas, TX.
1998. Three methodologies for discovering metaphors: text-based, thesaurus-based, elicitation-based. For SIL LinguaLinks program.
1998. Text-based methodology for finding conceptual metaphors. Semantics Think Tank. SIL, International, June 21-26, Dallas, TX.
1998. Food image schemas (domains) in the book of Proverbs (NIV). For Semantics Think Tank. SIL, International, Dallas, TX.
1997. Conceptual metaphors of happiness. U. of North Texas conference on Languaging, January, Denton, TX.
1997. Working with lexical relations. For SIL LinguaLinks CD-ROM software.
1997. Conceptual metaphors of happiness. Semantics training workshop, SPSIL: Kangaroo Ground, November 10-December 19. Melbourne, Australia.
1994. What’s really at the root of morphemic roots? Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) meeting October 21-23, 1994. Houston, Texas.
1993. "Relative Clauses in Tuwali Ifugao, a Philippine VSO language." Annual meeting of Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO). Arlington, TX.
1993. "Ergativity and other Case Marking Systems." invited lecture for Grammatical Theory I (Stratificational) Texas SIL, Dallas, TX.
1991. "Metaphors of Happiness: a case study." Annual meeting of Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO). Austin, TX. Also presented at Academic Chit-Chat Sessions, SIL, Dallas, TX.
1990. "Eliciting Figures of Speech." Society of Philippine Linguistics, University of the Philippines, Manila.
 

Supervising Work-Study Projects:

American Idioms FLEx Project- add and edit [Fall, 2013, Spring 2014]
Strong's Hebrew Dictionary FLEx Project- edit [Fall, 2013, Spring 2014]
 

Other work experience:

2014. Consulting other people with software issues for programs like FieldWorks (FLEx), Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows Vista, XP, 2007, Keyman, Microsoft Keyboard Layout, pdf, Linguistic Tree drawing programs.
2012. Created document: Vocabulary- Semantics and Pragmatics AL5315, 31 pp.
2011. Printed microfiche articles from 1962-64 Stieng language data by Ralph, Haupers,
2011. Digitized cassette tape of Stieng stories for Ralph Haupers.
2011. Edited Discourse Analysis list of files for online.gial.edu (Moodle) copyright verification.
2011. Made 3 index files (General, Languages mentioned, Scripture books mentioned) for Holistic Discourse Analysis by Shin Ja Hwang and Robert Longacre.
2010. Jan. 3. Taught 1 session on linguistic computer software for TOTAL it Up (Taste of Translation and Literacy) at Dallas ILC, Jan 3-8.
2009. Aug. 5. Taught 1 session on linguistic computer software for TOTAL it Up (Taste of Translation and Literacy) at Dallas ILC, Aug 2-7.
2008. June 25-26.  Taught 1 Grammar session and 1 linguistic computer software for TOTAL it Up at Dallas ILC.
2004. Mar. 16-18. Taught 3 Grammar sessions for TOTAL it Up at Dallas ILC.
2003. May 12-16. Taught 3 Grammar sessions for TOTAL it Up at Dallas ILC.
2003. Jan 6-9. Taught 3 Grammar sessions for TOTAL it Up at Dallas ILC.
2002. GIAL Alumni/Student questionnaire.
1996. Assisted in creating two segments of linguistic display on indigenous Mexican languages (Cora spatial orientation, San Juan Lealao Chinantec figures of speech) for International Museum of Cultures, Dallas, TX.

Editing experience:

Editing Books:

2012. Holistic Discourse Analysis by Robert Longacre and ShinJa Hwang. Dallas: SIL, International.
2008. Holistic Discourse Analysis by Robert Longacre and ShinJa Hwang. Assembling, printing and editing. Prepublication 11 chapters.
2006. Language Explorer (v. 1.0) help files for FieldWorks (SIL linguistic software).
2005. Austronesian languages of Sabah Malaysia by Craig Soderberg.
1995. Semantics modules for LinguaLinks (SIL linguistic software)
1995. Ibatan grammar sketch. Rundell Marie (Philippines SIL) Published 2007 as Ibatan: A Grammatical Sketch of the Language Babuyan Claro Island by Rundell D. Maree. 2007. xxviii, 410 pp. Manila, Philippines SIL.
1994. Tuwali Ifugao grammar by Lou Hohulin (Philippines SIL)
1994. Tuwali Ifugao dictionary by Richard and Lou Hohulin (Philippines SIL)
1992. Introductory grammar: a stratificational approach by Pamela Cope (published 1994, Texas SIL)
1991. Globetrotting in sandals: culture research field methods guide by Carol McKinney (Texas SIL)
 

Editing Articles

(in addition to editing various colleagues' other articles):
2012. Shin Ja J. Hwang. Korean Discourse Structure.
2011. Lou Hohulin consulted me on Doulos SIL fonts for FLEx.
2011. Marianne Cedarholm consulted me on her paper about metaphors: Minangali conceptual metaphor analogies MariAnne Cedarholm.
2011. Brenda Boerger, and Karen Ashley each consulted me on Grammar terms for Verb affixes for their Oceanic languages of Solomon Is.
2011. HDA (Holistic Discourse Analysis) vs. RST (Rhetorical Structure Theory) by Shin Ja J. Hwang, abstract for LACUS XXXVI article.
2010. Discourse Analysis and Grammar: Functional Differences in Discourse between Head-Final and Head-Initial Languages by Shin Ja J. Hwang, LACUS Presidential Address and Abstract.
2010. Robert E. Longacre Reprints volume’s Forward and back cover blurbs by ShinJa Hwang.
2009. Quotation Formulas in Reported Speech in Narrative Discourse (Abstract) for LACUS 2007 by Shin Ja Hwang.
2007. Transitivity and Expository Discourse for LACUS 2007 by Shin Ja Hwang.
2007. Holistic Discourse Analysis chapters (Discourse Field manual by Shin Ja Hwang, and Robert Longacre) Chapters 5, 6.
2006. Why discourse analysis, by Shin Ja Hwang. Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 1.
2006. Text typology, by Shin Ja Hwang from Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 3
2006. Storyline concerns, by Robert Longacre and Shin Ja Hwang from Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 5.
2006. Review of Joan Bybee And Michael Noonan, eds., Complex sentences in grammar and discourse: Essays in honor of Sandra A. Thompson. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2002.  viii + 363 pp. Reviewed by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
2006. Preface to LACUS journal, by Shin Ja Hwang. LACUS Forum 2005, XXXII.
2006. Language Explorer (v. 1.0) help files for FieldWorks (SIL linguistic software).
2006. Hortatory Discourse chapter 12 from Holistic discourse analysis field manual by Robert E. Longacre and Shin Ja Hwang.
2006. Expository discourse, by Shin Ja Hwang from Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 11.
2006. Drafting trees for discourses and local spans, by Robert Longacre and Shin Ja Hwang. Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 8.
2006. Discourse operations and ranking in variable participant reference forms. Abstract for LACUS Forum, by Shin Ja Hwang.
2006. Discourse Operations and Ranking in Variable Participant Reference Forms by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
2006. Discourse Operations and Ranking in Variable Participant Reference Forms, by Shin Ja Hwang. Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 6.
2006. Discourse operations and ranking in variable participant reference forms, by Shin Ja Hwang. Article for LACUS Forum XXXIII.
2006. Charting, by Shin Ja Hwang from Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 4.
2006. A layman’s introduction to Discourse analysis, by Shin Ja Hwang from Holistic Discourse Analysis, chapter 2.
2005. Myopia in exegesis and translation: how profiles of Biblical texts can give peripheral vision by Robert E. Longacre for Bible Translation conference.
2005. Hortatory Discourse chapter from Field Manual in discourse analysis by Shin Ja Hwang.
2005. Clause-combining in narrative texts by Shin Ja Hwang for LACUS forum.
2005. Austronesian languages of Sabah Malaysia by Craig Soderberg.
2004. Negation in Hortatory Discourse by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
2004. Discourse and prototypes by Shin Ja Hwang.
2003. Why Discourse Analysis? by Shin Ja Hwang and Robert E. Longacre.
2002. Topicalization in Burmese expository discourse by Paulette Hopple.
2002. A narrative text with a twist by Wayne Lunsford.
2001. Discourse structure of two parables by Shin Ja Hwang. In 2002 LACUS Forum 28.257-66.
2000. Pakoh expository scheme by Richard L. Watson.
1999. The forms and functions of the passive in Korean by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
1998. Stratificational Grammar. In: A survey of linguistic theories by Jerold A. Edmondson, Donald A. Burquest.
1997. The interaction between focus and definiteness in Isnag, by Rudolfo R. Barlaan.
1997. Animism exploits linguistic phenomena, by Rudolofo R. Barlaan.
1997. A profile and discourse analysis of an English short story, by Shin Ja Joo Hwang.
1996. The grammar and discourse of relative clauses, by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
1996. Procedural discourse: characteristics and segmentation, by Shin Ja Joo Hwang.
1995. Semantics modules for LinguaLinks (SIL linguistic software)
1995. Ibatan grammar sketch. Rundel Marie (Philippines SIL)
1994. Tuwali Ifugao grammar by Lou Hohulin (Philippines SIL)
1994. Tuwali Ifugao dictionary by Richard and Lou Hohulin (Philippines SIL)
1994. Relative clauses, adverbial clauses, and information flow in discourse, by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
1994. Microsegmentation of procedural discourse, by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
1993. Grammatical form versus information flow in translation, by Shin Ja J. Hwang.
1992. Metaphors section as for Project 95 [now LinguaLinks] by Bruce Hooley. SIL
1992. Introductory grammar: a stratificational approach by Pamela Cope (published 1994, Texas SIL)
 

Editing Reviews:

2005. Review by Shin Ja Hwang of Complex sentences in grammar and discourse, essays in honor of Sandra A. Thompson. Joan Bybee and Michael Noonan, eds. 2002. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
2002. Review by Shin Ja Hwang of Tense and aspect in Obolo grammar and discourse. Uche E. Aaron. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics. 1999. 186 pp.
1998. Review by E. Lou Hohulin of Linguistic Semantics: an introduction. John Lyons. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1995. 376 pp.
 

Peer Reviewer JOT [(Journal of Translation, online journal]:

2006. McElhanon, Kenneth A. From Simple Metaphors to Conceptual Blending: the mapping of analogical concepts and the praxis of translation. ms. 66 pp. [cognitive linguistics] published Volume 2, Number 1 (2006). 31.
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