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  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 16, Winter 1994 

    Kitch, Sandra; Rowsell, Lorna V; Vanderweide, Teresa (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    The editors of this issue, Teresa Vanderweide, Sandra Kitch, and Lorna V. Rowsell, are pleased to present the sixteenth issue of the Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics published by the Department of Linguistics at the ...
  • Research paradigms and linguistic research 

    Archibald, John (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    The following papers (Derwing, Dobrovolsky, Guilfoyle, and Prideaux) began as a panel discussion at the annual Alberta Conference on Language (ACOL) held in Banff on November 7th, 1992. The general theme of the panel was ...
  • Properties of stuttered speech 

    Crowe, A L; Dolson, J C (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    The purpose of this study was to compare the fluent and nonfluent speech of stutterers with the fluent speech of nonstutterers in terms of their prosodic features and spectrogram analyses. Three adult stutterers were matched ...
  • Theory and research in phonology: a question of alternatives 

    Derwing, Bruce L (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    I've asked to go first because I wanted to open this discussion with some very general remarks about the relation between theory and research . In fact, what I propose to share with you is what I consider to be the most ...
  • How do we science-or do we? Seven points.* 

    Dobrovolsky, Michael (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    I begin with this point because I believe we sometimes operate under the myth that science as we know it began in the Renaissance. There is no doubt that some elements of what we call Western science emerged from the ...
  • Acoustic correlates of the fortis/lenis contrast in Swiss German plosives 

    Fulop, Sean A (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    Several of the High Allemanic dialects of German, collectively known as Swiss German, exhibit consonantal contrasts which differ in nature from those in other German dialects. Through spectral analysis, the nature of the ...
  • Syntactic theory and linguistic research 

    Guilfoyle, Eithne (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    I have recently started working with data from young language-disordered children, a population who have received very little consideration from linguistics as a whole, and almost none from those working in a generative ...
  • Two research paradigms for discourse analysis 

    Prideaux, Gary D (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    Discourse analysis covers a vast range of types of language use, including onversations, monologues of various sorts (lectures, sermons, political speeches), narratives, jokes, and much else in both oral and written modes. ...
  • A functional category analysis of the German acquisition data: a reply to Clahsen's Parameter Constraints 

    Vanderweide, Teresa (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1994-01)
    In this paper, I argue that Clahsen's proposals regarding syntactic development violate Universal Grammar (UG), and that an analysis based on Guilfoyle and Noonan 's (1992) Structure Building Hypothesis more satisfactorily ...