Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 24, Fall 2002 

    Dobrovolsky, Michael; Edwards, Jodi (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2002-09)
    The editors of this volume, Jodi Edwards and Michael Dobrovolsky are pleased to present the twenty-fourth issue of the Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics published by the Department of Linguistics at the University of ...
  • The neural substrates of phonological processing: an examination of neuroimaging research 

    Edwards, Jodi (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2002-09)
    Despite the use of standardized testing techniques designed to isolate phonological processes, previous attempts to localize the neural regions associated with phonological processing have produced highly variable results. ...
  • The acquisition of English onsets: the case of Amahl 

    Hanson, Rebecca (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2002-09)
    The acquisition of English onsets by one English-learning child is examined in close detail, with particular focus on the acquisition of /s/ and /s/-clusters. The observation that target /s/ in harmony environments is ...
  • Knowledge and performance: an examination of the role of explicit linguistic knowledge in L2 phonological acquisition 

    Mah, Jennifer (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2002-09)
    A major challenge facing adults acquiring a second language is the mastery of the second language (L2) phonology. Previous work by Han (1992) shows that even advanced students who have been deemed by native speakers to be ...
  • On a systematic component of meaning in idioms 

    McGinnis, Martha (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2002-09)
    It has traditionally been assumed that the meaning of some or all phrasal idioms is non-compositional. However, I argue here that the aspectual meaning of idioms is completely systematic: there are no special aspectual ...
  • Resultatives, particles, prefixes and argument structure 

    Mezhevich, Ilana (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2002-09)
    In this paper, I discuss the argument status of postverbal DPs in English resultative constructions, English verb-particle constructions and Russian prefixed verbs. I argue that postverbal DPs in English resultative ...
  • The acoustic correlates of Blackfoot prominence 

    Van der Mark, Sheena (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2002-09)
    Blackfoot, an Algonquian language spoken in Alberta and Montana, has been described as a pitch accent language (Frantz and Russell 1989; Frantz 1991; Kaneko 1999). Pitch accent languages mark phonetic prominence with a ...