Previously

Winter 2016

This term our regular meeting time is Thursday 10:30 AM-12 PM, and we will meet in room DS-3470 in the Department of Linguistics at UQAM (320 St-Catherine East). The focus this term is on morpheme order.

Please email Máire Noonan to be added to the email list, or if you wish to present some work. All are welcome!

Please note, upcoming meetings below are subject to modification.

Date Presenter Topic Background readings
Thursday, Jan 14 Richard Compton and Tom Leu To LCA or not to LCA Abels, K. and A. Neeleman. 2012. Linear Asymmetries and the LCA. Syntax 15.1:25-74. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9612.2011.00163.x
Thursday, Jan 21 Glyne Piggott Prefixes vs. suffixes (Bantu) Hyman, Larry M. 2008. Directional asymmetries in the morphology and phonology of words, with special reference to Bantu. Linguistics 46–2: 309–350. DOI 10.1515/LING.2008.012
Thursday, Jan 28 Glyne Piggott Prefixes vs. suffixes (Bantu) cont. Hyman, Larry M. 2008. Directional asymmetries in the morphology and phonology of words, with special reference to Bantu. Linguistics 46–2: 309–350.
Thursday, Feb  4 NO MEETING
Thursday, Feb 11 Máire Noonan and Lisa Travis Morpheme Order: Generalized U20 vs. Local Dislocation vs. ‘tucking in’ Koopman, H. 2015. A Note on Huave morpheme ordering: Local dislocation or (generalized) U20? Ms. UCLA, October 2015

Koopman, Hilda. 2015. Generalized U20 and Morpheme Order. Ms. UCLA, October 2015

Thursday, Feb 18 Heather Newell Morpheme orders and phonological domains in Cupeño and Turkish. Newell, H. 2008. Aspects of the Morphology and Phonology of Phases. PhD dissertation, McGill University. Chapter 2.  http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/000807
Thursday, Feb 25 Lisa Travis Comparing tools to account for morpheme order —-
Thursday, March 3 NO MEETING —-
Thursday, March 10 All Morpheme orders & phonological domains in Cupeño and Turkish cont.

Organisational

Newell, H. 2008. Aspects of the Morphology and Phonology of Phases. PhD dissertation, McGill University. Chapter 2.  http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/000807
Thursday, March 17 All Organisational: Bring specific research questions and language suggestions
Thursday, March 24 Heather Newell Phonology of possession (Slides)
Thursday, April 7  All Head movement vs. head movement and XP movement vs. XP movement  —
Thursday, April 14 All Head movement vs. head movement and XP movement vs. XP movement continued  —
Wednesday, April 27, 2-4 p.m. All Agreement paradigm in Algonquian verbal paradigms compared to agreement in possessive constructions Oxford, William R.. 2014. Microparameters of agreement: A diachronic persepctive on Algonquian verb inflection. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto. Chapter 2.
Wednesday, May 11, 2-4 p.m. (Location tba) All Algonquian agreement paradigms and morpheme order Oxford, William R.. 2014. Microparameters of agreement: A diachronic persepctive on Algonquian verb inflection. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto. Chapters 3-4.
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