“We define descriptive linguistic fieldwork as the investigation of the structure of a language through the collection of primary language data gathered through interaction with native-speaking consultants.”  (S. L. Chelliah & W. J. de Reuse (2011), Handbook of Descriptive Linguistic Fieldwork, Berlin: Springer, p.7.)

On this website, we share elicitation materials from the Tübingen and Manchester fieldwork labs, both informal groups of individuals interested in theoretically-informed fieldwork on under-researched and under-represented languages. Stay tuned as this space grows further!