Research

Theses and Papers:

2013

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2013. “Verb Stem Composition in Mi’gmaq.” MA Thesis, McGill University. [link to paper]

2012

  • Manyakina, Yuliya. 2012. “An Analysis of Obviation in Mi’gmaq.” BA Honour’s thesis, Montréal: Concordia University. [download PDF]

  • McClay, Elise. 2012. “Possession in Mi’gmaq.” BA Honour’s thesis, Montréal: McGill University. [download PDF]

Presentations and posters:

2014

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2014. “Mi’gmaq -asi as a Middle Voice Head.” Presented at the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN. [link to paper]

2013

  • Coon, Jessica and Alan Bale. 2013. “Person and Number in Mi’gmaq.” Paper presented at the Canadian Linguistic Association annual conference, Victoria, BC. [download handout]

  • Coon, Jessica and Alan Bale. 2013. “The inseparability of person and number in Mi’gmaq.” Paper presented at Features in Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics: What are They?, Tromsø, Norway. [download abstract]

  • Hamilton, Michael David. 2013. “Against Non-configurationality in Mi’gmaq.” Paper presented at the 2012-3 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas [SSILA], Boston, MA. [download handout PDF]

  • Hamilton, Michael David. 2013. “Wh-movement in Mi’gmaq.” Paper presented at the Canadian Linguistics Association annual conference, Victoria, BC. [download handout PDF]

  • Fry, Brandon Jacob (University of Ottawa) & Michael David Hamilton. 2013. ”Long-distance agreement in Mi’gmaq and Ojibwe: towards a comparative study.” Paper presented at the 45th Algonquian Conference, Ottawa, ON. [download handout PDF]

  • Hamilton, Michael David. 2013. “An account of verbal person suffixes.” Paper presented at the 45th Algonquian Conference, Ottawa, ON. [download handout PDF]

  • Little, Carol, Elise McClay, Mary-Beth Wysote, Madeleine Metallic, Sarah Vicaire, Travis Wysote, Janine Metallic, Jessica Coon. 2013. “Student Perspectives on Mi’gmaq Language-Learning through Multi-Modal Teaching: A Community-Linguistics Partnership.” Presentation at the L’nui’sultinej Conference, Antigonish, NS. [download slides]

  • Little, Carol. 2013. “Evidentiality in Mi’gmaq.” Presented at the 45th Algonquian Conference, Ottawa, ON. [download handout PDF]

  • Manyakina, Yuliya. 2013. ”The role of -ew in Mi’gmaq.” Presented at the 45th Algonquian Conference, Ottawa, ON. [download handout PDF]

  • McClay, Elise, Carol Little, Mary-Beth Wysote, Madeleine Metallic, Sarah Vicaire, Travis Wysote, Janine Metallic, Jessica Coon. 2013. “Student Perspectives on Mi’gmaq Language-Learning through Multi-Modal Teaching: A Community-Linguistics Partnership.” Poster presented at the International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, Honolulu, HI. [download abstract PDF or our ICLDC handout]

  • McClay, Elise, Hisako Noguchi, Erin Olson, Carol Little, Alan Bale, Jessica Coon & Gina Cook. 2013. “Using technology to bridge gaps between speakers, learners, and linguists.” Poster presented at the Special Session on Indigenous Languages at the annual Canadian Linguistic Association conference, Victoria, BC. [download poster] Also presented as an electronic poster and demo of LingSync at the annual Foundation for Endangered Languages conference, Ottawa, ON. [see website, download slides PDF]

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2013. Preverb Ordering in Mi’gmaq. Paper presented at the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) annual meeting, Boston, MA. [download handout PDF]

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2013. “Finals in Mi’gmaq.” Poster presented at the Canadian Linguistic Association annual conference, Victoria, BC. [download poster]

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2013. “Why Look at Parts of Words? Finals in Mi’gmaq.” Poster presented at the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Language Summer Workshop. [download poster]

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2013. “Mi’gmaq -asi as a middle voice marker.” Paper presented at the 45th Algonquian Conference, Ottawa, ON. [download handout PDF]

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2013. “Verb Stem Composition in Mi’gmaq.” Master’s thesis, McGill University. [download PDF]

2012

  • Bale, Alan. 2012. “Agreement without AGREE: Disjunction in Mi’gmaq.” Poster presented at the 43rd Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS), New York, New York.

  • Bale, Alan and Jessica Coon. 2012. “Classifiers are for numerals, not nouns: Evidence from Mi’gmaq and Chol.” Paper presented at the 43rd Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS), New York, NY.

  • Hamilton, Michael David. 2012. “(Non-)Configurationality in M’igmaq.” Paper presented at the 44th Algonquian Conference, Chicago, IL. [download handout PDF]

  • Little, Carol, Elise McClay, Mary-Beth Wysote, Madeleine Metallic, Sarah Vicaire, Travis Wysote, Janine Metallic, Jessica Coon. 2012. “Student Perspectives on Mi’gmaq Language-Learning through Multi-Modal Teaching: A Community-Linguistics Partnership.” Paper presented at the 44th Algonquian Conference, Chicago, IL. [download abstract PDF or slides]

  • McClay, Elise. 2012. “Possession in Mi’gmaq.” Paper presented at the McGill Canadian Conference Linguistics Undergraduates (McCCLU), Montréal.

  • McClay, Elise. 2012. “Possessive paradigms in Mi’gmaq: alienability as syntactic proximity.” Paper presented at the 44th Algonquian Conference, Chicago, IL. [download abstract PDF]

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2012. “Practical uses of typological semantics: Mi’gmaq indefinite pronouns.” Presented at Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages (OWNAL). [download handout PDF or related poster]

  • McCulloch, Gretchen. 2012. “Slots or scope? Preverb ordering in Mi’gmaq.” Paper presented at the 44th Algonquian Conference, Chicago, IL. [download abstract or handout PDF]

  • Olson, Erin. 2012. “Describing the accent system of Mi’gmaq.” Paper presented at the 44th Algonquian Conference, Chicago, IL. [download abstract or handout PDF]

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