Dept. of English and American Studies
Am Neuen Palais 10
Building 19, Room 1.34
14469 Potsdam, Germany
Via Zoom, by appointment.
Nick received his PhD in Linguistics from the University of Colorado Boulder. From 2017-2020 he worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher as part of the project Grammar and multilingual practices through the lens of everyday interaction in two endangered languages in the East Tukano family. Nick is currently a lecturer and and researcher at the Chair of Present-Day English Language and Linguistics.
|2021||Williams, Nicholas, W. D. L. Silva, Laura McPherson & Jeff Good. 2021. COVID-19 and documentary linguistics: Some ways forward. Language Documentation and Description 20, 359-377.|
|2021||Stenzel, K., & Williams, N. Toward an interactional approach to multilingualism: Ideologies and practices in the northwest Amazon. Language & Communication, 80, 136-164|
|2020||Williams, N., Stenzel, K., & Fox, B. Parsing particles in Wa’ikhana. Revista Linguíʃtica, 16(Esp.), 356-382.|
|2020||Williams, Nicholas. Deixis; deixis and indexicals. In James Stanlaw (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Linguistic Anthropology. Wiley.|
|2020||Williams, Nicholas. Universals. In James Stanlaw (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Linguistic Anthropology. Wiley.|
|2019||Raymond, Chase Wesley, Marissa Caldwell, Lisa Mikesell, Innhwa Park, and Nicholas Williams. Turn-taking and the structural legitimization of bias: the case of the Ford- Kavanaugh hearing by the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Language & Communication, 69, 97-114.|
|2017||Williams, Nicholas. Place reference in Kula conversation. Open Linguistics, 3(1), 554-581.|
|2017||Williams, Nicholas. Kula. In Antoinette Schapper (Ed.) The Papuan Languages of Timor, Alor, and Pantar: Volume 2 (pp. 185-266). Mouton De Gruyter.|
|2012||Williams, Nicholas. Toward a linguistic anthropological account of deixis in interaction: ini and itu in Indonesian conversation. Colorado Research in Linguistics, 22(1), 1-23.|