Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 28, Fall 2014 

    Jones, Jacqueline; MacDonald, Danica; Windsor, Joseph W. (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2014-09)
    No abstract available.
  • Negative concord in multiple negative constituent configurations in Ukrainian: a minimalist approach 

    Filonik, Svitlana (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2014-09)
    This study provides a minimalist account of derivation and interpretation of Ukrainian multiple negative constituent configurations, which have a Negative Concord (NC) reading. I argue that negative constituents, i.e., ...
  • A cross-generational investigation of voice quality in women 

    Greer, Sarah D F; Winters, Stephen J (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2014-09)
    This research investigates the use of creaky voice by university-aged women and their mothers in order to answer three main questions: i. is there a specific phonetic environment where this voice quality is more likely to ...
  • The distribution and use of aahk- modality in Kainai Blackfoot 

    Lewis, Blake (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2014-09)
    This study investigates the distribution and use of modality in Kainai Blackfoot in the presence of the morpheme aahk-. By using utterance in context tasks and judgement tasks, I elicited data from three native speakers. ...
  • Learning questions in an L2: Koreans learning English question intonation 

    MacDonald, Danica (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2014-09)
    Remnants of a speaker’s first language (L1) are often present on features of their second language (L2). This paper investigates how native speakers of Korean acquire English intonational patterns on wh-questions and yes/no ...
  • A comparison of Japanese and Blackfoot vowel devoicing 

    St. Goddard, Rosalind (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2014-09)
    This paper compares and contrasts the factors that contribute to devoicing in Japanese and Blackfoot. Japanese vowel devoicing has received rigorous discussion in linguistic literature. Tsuchida (2001) provides a particularly ...
  • The distribution of Irish locatives (seo, sin, siúd): DP, AP, or other? 

    Windsor, Joseph W (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2014-09)
    This paper presents phonological and syntactic evidence from Irish demonstratives to argue for phrasal structure and an addition to the syntactic hierarchy of projections in the nominal domain – the demonstrative phrase ...