Dave

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Anthropologist/linguist
Location Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Introduction Born in San Francisco, CA. Graduated from Jefferson High School, Daly City, CA. Attended Sacramento City College, Monterey Institute of International Studies (BA International Studies), San Jose State University (MA Linguistics), and currently University of Kansas (pursuing PhD Anthropology). Current interests include: ancient history; study and analysis of Native American languages: Biloxi (Siouan) and Rumsen Ohlone (Penutian); Turkic languages (Uyghur); Mandarin Chinese; endangered/dormant language revitalization and documentation; ancient Mesoamerican and Mississippian art and iconography; lexicography (making dictionaries); ethnography.
Interests languages, linguistics, anthropology, endangered and dormant language and cultural revitalization, archaeology, ancient history, writing (fiction and non), psychology, issues of human sexuality and homosexuality, cooking, travel.
Favorite Movies Gone With The Wind, ET, Star Wars, Dances with Wolves, Titanic, Forrest Gump, Il Postino, Smoke Signals, The Austin Powers movies, Brokeback Mountain.
Favorite Books Education of Little Tree, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography of Mark Twain, Jefferson and Monticello, Clan of the Cave Bear, The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci, A Day in the Life of Ivan Ilyich, The Diary of Anne Frank, all Dan Brown's novels including Da Vinci Code, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (very sad, but good), The Life of Pi.