Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 29, Fall 2016 

    Lee, JeongEun; Burkinshaw, Kelly; Chow, Una Y.; Windsor, Joseph W. (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, Languages and Culture, University of Calgary, 2016)
  • Mismatches between European Portuguese lexical and phonological words 

    Burkinshaw, Kelly D. (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, Languages and Culture, University of Calgary, 2016)
    This paper analyzes sandhi phenomena in European Portuguese in which coda consonants in word-final position are resyllabified to become onsets in two ways: by epenthesis when they occur at utterance boundaries (excluding ...
  • L2 transfer of stress, tones, and intonation from Mandarin: A case study 

    Chow, Una Y. (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2016)
    This study examined the prosodic patterns of Mandarin, Cantonese, and English in order to address the question: Will a native speaker of Mandarin acquire Cantonese intonation more easily than English intonation? According ...
  • Subject contact relatives: A cross-dialectal approach 

    Williamson, Sara (University of Calgary, Arts, University of Calgary, 2016)
    This paper advances a Minimalist structural account of subject contact relatives, such as I met a man _ can speak five languages, which are common to Belfast English and Ulster Scots but unacceptable in Standard British ...
  • Contrast, phonological features, and phonetic implementation: Aspiration in Blackfoot 

    Windsor, Joey (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2016)
    Blackfoot is generally regarded as lacking phonological contrasts based on laryngeal settings; it is typically analyzed as lacking aspiration, voiced obstruents, and the segment [h] (see Elfner 2006 or Frantz 2009). The ...