Dell Hymes

Anthropology University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States 
Anthropological Linguistics, Communicative Competence, Sociolinguistics, History of Linguistics, Folklore
"Dell Hymes"

June 7, 1927, Portland, Oregon - November 13, 2009, Charlottesville, Virginia. B.A. Reed 1950. Ph.D. Indiana University 1955. His dissertation was a grammar of Kathlamet, previously known primarily from Franz Boas’s work at the end of the 19th century. He completed it in one year, productivity that was characteristic of him. He was 5 years at Harvard, 5 at UC Berkeley, Penn 1965-197?, U. Virginia.

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David H. French research assistant 1950 Reed College
Charles (Carl)  F. Voegelin grad student 1955 Indiana University Bloomington
David Bidney grad student 1950-1955 Indiana University Bloomington (Anthropology Tree)
George Herzog grad student 1950-1955 Indiana University Bloomington (Music Tree)
Fred W. Householder grad student 1950-1955 Indiana University Bloomington
Stith Thompson grad student 1950-1955 Indiana University Bloomington (Anthropology Tree)


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Glenn D. Hinson grad student Penn (Anthropology Tree)
Alexander D. King grad student UVA (Anthropology Tree)
Elinor Ochs grad student Penn
Joel F. Sherzer grad student Penn
Richard Bauman grad student 1968 Penn
Bruce Edwin Nevin grad student 1969-1970 Cisco Systems Inc.
Judith T. Irvine grad student 1973 Penn
Diane Goldstein grad student 1987 (Anthropology Tree)
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Hymes D. (2012) Linguistic anthropology Expanding American Anthropology, 1945-1980: a Generation Reflects. 154-163
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