Barber, E(lizabeth) J. W(ayland)
BARBER, E(lizabeth) J. W(ayland)
BARBER, E(lizabeth) J. W(ayland). American, b. 1940. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, Language/Linguistics, Women's studies and issues. Career: Chinese Linguistics Project, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, research associate, 1968-69; Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, 1970-, became professor of linguistics and archaeology. Consultant to Asia Foundation on Chinese machine translation project, 1974; lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America, 1974-76, 1983-84, 1993-99, and 2002-03; lecturer for Phi Beta Kappa, 2001-02. Publications: Archaeological Decipherment, 1974; Prehistoric Textiles: The Development of Cloth in the Neolithic and Bronze Ages, 1991; Women's Work-The First 20,000 Years, 1994; The Mummies of Urumchi, 1999. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: Language Department, Occidental College, 1600 Campus Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90041, U.S.A.