Fieldwork Resources

Funding

There are a variety of funding sources available to graduate students for fieldwork from the department, campus, and extramural sources.

  • Research, Travel, and Fieldwork Reimbursement
    Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: rolling
  • Grants for Fieldwork on Oto-Manguean Languages
    Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Amount: $500 (can be requested more than once)
    Deadline: rolling (submit reimbursements here)
  • Summer Research Grants
    Institute for Humanities Research, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Amount: $500–$2,500
    Deadline: May each year

   The Department of Linguistics makes available several recording kits, containing the following equipment:

   Zoom H4n Handy solid-state recorder
   Shure SM58-CN dynamic cardioid microphone with stand
   AKG C520 head-worn condenser microphone

These kits can be reserved for a few hours or up to several weeks using this form.

For general advice about making recordings and recording equipment, see:
Oral History Tutorial, Audio Technology
"Field gear: Good, better best," transom.org 
Digital Audio Field Recording Equipment Guide, Vermont Folklife Center


Reserve STEV 217: Meetings and Analysis Lab

This room can be reserved using this form.