NWLC Volumes

For over thirty years, the Northwest Linguistics Conference (NWLC) has been held, on an alternating basis, by linguistics graduate students at four major universities in British Columbia and Washington State: the University of Washington, the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Victoria.

On this page you can find the NWLC proceedings from years where UBCWPL has published them. For a full index click here.

The 33rd Northwest Linguistics Conference was held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, May 5–7, 2017.

Cite as:
D. K. E. Reisinger (ed.). 2019. Proceedings of the Northwest Linguistics Conference 33. Vancouver, BC: UBCWPL.

Full volume available for download.

The 29th Northwest Linguistics Conference was held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, April 26–27, 2013.

Cite as:
Zoe Lam and Natalie Weber (eds.). 2014. Proceedings of the Northwest Linguistics Conference 29. Vancouver, BC: UBCWPL.

Full volume available for download.

The 25th Northwest Linguistics Conference was held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, April 25–26, 2009.

Cite as:
Heather Bliss, Meagan Louie, and Murray Schellenberg (eds.). 2010. Proceedings of the Northwest Linguistics Conference 25. Vancouver, BC: UBCWPL.

  • Andrei Antonenko, “Subject obviation and case”, pp. 1–14.
  • Bronwyn M. Bjorkman, “Go get, come see”, pp. 15–28.
  • Heather Bliss, “Case asymmetry and information structure in Shona”, pp. 29–40.
  • Mario E. Chávez-Peón, “Tone-bearing units in Quiaviní Zapotec: The split between fortis and lenis sonorants”, pp. 41–53.
  • Daryl Chow, “What drives what: A prosodic motivation for wh-movement”, pp. 54–65.
  • Gabriel Cohen, “The production of three-member codas by native speakers of English: an erroneous target?”, pp. 66–74.
  • Elizabeth Ferch, “The scope of negation in Shona”, pp. 75–85.
  • Justin Goodenkauf, “Tough constructions as topic and focus”, pp. 86–99.
  • Patricia Hsiang-Ru Huang, “Between form and function: A case study on Chinese rhetorical interrogatives in talk shows in Taiwan”, pp. 100–113.
  • Gwendolyn Hyslop, “Tone and tonogenesis in Bhutan: Degrees of tonality?”, pp. 114–124.
  • Sara Johansson, “A syntactic analysis of Blackfoot –attsi causatives”, pp. 125–138.
  • Kyumin Kim, “Introducing non-agentive causees”, pp. 139–150.
  • Lanxia Li, “The effects of character knowledge on understanding parts of speech of Chinese two-character compounds”, pp. 151–158.
  • Mark Lindsay, “American English iz- infixation: Interaction of phonology, metrics, and rhyme”, pp. 159–172.
  • Yu-an Lu, “Quantifier stranding and reflexive stranding in Mayrinax Atayal”, pp. 173–186.
  • Morgan Mameni, “Confirmation questions”, pp. 187–196.
  • Michael McAuliffe, “Suffix origin and stress shift: The Suffix Pattern Hypothesis”, pp. 197–205.
  • Anna Pucilowski, “Noun incorporation in Sora, a South Munda language”, pp. 206–217.
  • Dennis Ryan Storoshenko, “The syntactic and semantic status of the reflexive and reciprocal in Shona”, pp. 218–226.
  • Chak-Lam Colum Yip, “An information structure approach to the Chinese modifying constituent”, pp. 227–239.


Note that this volume was intitially UBCOPL001, as it was published with a CD. It is now UBCWPL00S, to include it with other NWLC volumes in UBCWPL.

Format: CD (currently out of stock)

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