Recent Submissions

  • Hungarian information structure: a comparison of Lexical-Functional Grammar and cartography 

    Hracs, Lindsay (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2011-09)
    A comparison of a Lexical-Functional Grammar analysis and a Cartography-based analysis of information structure suggests that Lexical-Functional Grammar can better account for phenomena associated with information structure. ...
  • Focus marking in a language lacking pragmatic presuppositions 

    Koch, Karsten A (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2011-09)
    This study investigates the effect of a language-wide lack of pragmatic resuppositions on focus marking (often taken to be inherently presuppositional). The language of investigation is Nɬeʔkepmxcin (Thompson River Salish). ...
  • The opacity of s-irregular verbs in Korean: confronting Optimality Theory approaches 

    Lee, Joan (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2011-09)
    In Korean phonology, the vowel ɨ deletes when it appears in a vowel hiatus context across the boundary between a root word and a suffix (e.g. [pe:na] (/pe:-ɨna/) 'since (it) goes'). The class of “s-irregular verbs”, however, ...
  • On the boundaries of Irish prosodic words 

    Windsor, Joseph W (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2011-09)
    This study uses the facts of Irish lenition, gemination processes and stress placement constraints to refute the theory of the syntax-phonology interface proposed by Truckenbrodt (1999) where it is claimed that the only ...