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Re: [xmca] Linguistic Anthropology and hostility to the study of language?
Greg: similar background and similar question!
On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Gregory Allan Thompson
> As you were puzzled by Elinor Ochs at ISCAR, I was puzzled by your puzzlement, and by your comment:
> "Elinor Ochs is from linguistic/cultural anthropology, which I think may be seen to be hostile to to study of language."
> I was just wondering if you might be willing to explain what you meant a little more (maybe you intended a wink ;-) at the end?).
> As someone raised (intellecutally speaking) by a pack of (wild?) Linguistic Anthropologists (but categorically not quite one of them), I am very curious about what you meant. I'm not so much interested in defending them as I am curious about how Linguistic Anthropology is perceived by people in other fields.
> So, what did you have in mind?
> Looking forward to your response.
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