Hannah Sarvasy is a PhD student in the LCRC. Her thesis is a reference grammar of Nungon, a Papuan language of Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Nungon is spoken by about 1,000 people in the upper Uruwa River valley in Morobe Province's mountainous Kabwum district. She has previously performed fieldwork in remote fishing villages of southern Sierra Leone (Kim and Bom), and in the High Atlas Mountains (Tashelhit).

Birth-Order Term Borrowing as Evidence for Historical Interaction Patterns in the Saruwaged Mountains of Papua New Guinea.

Sarvasy, Hannah. In press. “Birth-Order Term Borrowing as Evidence for Historical Interaction Patterns in the Saruwaged Mountains of Papua New Guinea.” In John Henderson, Marie-Eve Ritz, and Celeste Rodríguez (eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society. http://www.als.asn.au

When a Man is a Human

Sarvasy, Hannah. 2013. “When a Man is a Human: Generic Use of Amna ‘Man’ and Ketket ‘boy’ in Nungon.” International Workshop on Gender, Language, and Cognition. James Cook University, Cairns, Australia.

Non-Spatial Setting in Nungon

Sarvasy, Hannah. 2013. "Non-Spatial Setting in Nungon." Presented at the International Workshop on Non-Spatial Setting in Finisterre-Huon Languages, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia.

From the NP to the Paragraph: A Polyfunctional Morpheme in Nungon, Papua New Guinea.

Sarvasy, Hannah. 2013. "From the NP to the Paragraph: A Polyfunctional Morpheme in Nungon, Papua New Guinea." University of California at Santa Barbara Colloquium presentation, October 24.

Yi Hɔ Mɔ Kim! Let’s Speak Kim! The First Kim Primer: A Graphic Introduction to the Kim Language of Sierra Leone

Sarvasy, Hannah. 2009. Yi Hɔ Mɔ Kim! Let’s Speak Kim! The First Kim Primer: A Graphic Introduction to the Kim Language of Sierra Leone. Portland: Linguistics Publishing. (121 pages)

Yi Hɔ mBomdɛ! Let’s Speak Bom! The First Bom Primer: A Graphic Introduction to the Bom Language of Sierra Leone.

Sarvasy, Hannah. 2009. Yi Hɔ mBomdɛ! Let’s Speak Bom! The First Bom Primer: A Graphic Introduction to the Bom Language of Sierra Leone. Portland: Linguistics Publishing. (137 pages)

Documenting Kim and Bom website

Documenting Kim and Bom website: designed by Hannah Sarvasy. 2009.

New York Times video

Nicholson, Chris V. “Linguist’s Preservation Kit Has New Digital Tools.” The New York Times, July 28, 2009

Voice of America News video blog #1

“Lost Voices,” Voice of America News video blog series on Documenting Kim and Bom project, Sierra Leone. April-May 2009.

Voice of America News video blog #2

“Lost Voices,” Voice of America News video blog series on Documenting Kim and Bom project. April-May 2009.

Voice of America News video blog #3

“Lost Voices,” Voice of America News video blog series on Documenting Kim and Bom project. April-May 2009.

Voice of America News video blog #4

“Lost Voices,” Voice of America News video blog series on Documenting Kim and Bom project. April-May 2009.