Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 20, Winter 1998 

    Blair, Leslie; Burns, Christine; Rowsell, Lorna V (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    The editors of this volume, Leslie Blair, Christine Bums and Lorna Rowsell are pleased to present the twentieth issue of the Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics published by the department of Linguistics at the University ...
  • Reflexivity and Chinese anaphors: a review of Reinhart and Reuland's Reflexivity 

    Baggaley, Valerie (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    As a departure from Standard Binding Theory, Reinhart and Reuland (1993) argue that binding is about the reflexive properties and interpretation of predicates. This paper provides a summary of this theory of reflexivity ...
  • Using digital technology in a voice lesson 

    Bell, Donald M (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    Using new technology requires the pedagogue to research the areas of physiology and acoustics that pertain to phonation. The technology of vocal amplification through sound systems becomes clearer to the user when an ...
  • Italian word-initial consonant clusters in Optimality Theory 

    Bortolin, Leah (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    Despite the attention given to optimality theory (OT), only a small portion of prosodic theory has been addressed under this framework. It is my intention to discuss the implications of OT when it is applied to word-initial ...
  • On superiority effects in Russian 

    Karpacheva, Olga (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    In this paper I argue that Russian is a [-multiply filled Spec,CP] language: in Russian multiple wh-questions only one wh-word appears in Spec,CP, the rest are adjoined to IP. However, unlike other [-multiply filled Spec,CP] ...
  • The University of Calgary phonetic inventory: an instructional tool for students and teachers of phonetics 

    Mills, Timothy Ian (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    This article is an overview of a multimedia phonetics program being developed at the University of Calgary under the supervision of Doctor Michael B. Dobrovolsky as an instructional supplement to introductory phonetics ...
  • Var mı, yok mu? ("Does it or doesn't it exist?"): the Altaic dilemma (or: Aru, nai?) 

    Mills, Timothy Ian (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    This paper is an overview of arguments for the relatedness of the two languages demonstrated in the title - Turkish and Japanese - and the series of language groups between the two, including the rest of the Turkic ...
  • The acquisition of voicing contrasts in word-initial obstruent stops 

    Onslow, Jacquie (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1998-01)
    This paper presents two different perspectives on the acquisition of voicing in word-initial stops, in order to determine the patterns that children follow when acquiring the voicing contrasts of a language. The first ...