For nearly 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.
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Twenty-Ninth Northwest Linguistics Conference was held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, April 26–27, 2013. Editors: Zoe Lam and Natalie Weber.
- Sihwei Chen (University of British Columbia), "The syntactic categories of adverbials in Atayal", pp. 1-26.
- Parisa Erfani (Simon Fraser University), "Azeri causative variation: the effect of Persian on the causative construction", pp. 27-39.
- Sonja Thoma (University of British Columbia), "Bavarian discourse particles- at the syntax pragmatics interface", pp. 41-58.
- Grant Kao (National Tsing Hua University), "What makes a Mandarin complement clause subjunctive?", pp. 59-98.
- Xin Zhao (University of Southern California), "An existential-internal analysis of locative resultative constructions in Mandarin", pp. 99-117.
- Joash Gambarage and Hermann Keupdjio (University of British Columbia), "WH-in-Situ in Nata", pp. 119-129.
- Dayanqi Si (University of British Columbia), "Tone assignment on Nata deverbal nouns", pp. 131-140.
- Adriana Osa–Gómez del Campo (University of British Columbia), "Future expressions in Nata, a Bantu language", pp. 141-152.
- Michael McAuliffe (University of British Columbia), "Sources of lexical statistics affect model performance", pp. 153-166.
- Tsz-Him Tsui (The Ohio State University), "Contrastiveness and diachronic variation in Chinese nasal codas", pp. 167-173.
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Edited by Heather Bliss, Meagan Louie, and Murray Schellenberg
- 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.
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Edited by Seok Koon Chin & Atsushi Fujimori
- Petr Biskup, “Scrambling in Czech: Syntax, semantics, and information structure”, pp. 1-15.
- Yukio Furukuwa, “Syntactic presence of the domain of quantification: Evidence from the specificity condition”, pp. 16-31.
- Anjali Lowe, “Who took the ‘language’ out of culture? Uncovering the language of multiculturalism in Canada”, pp. 32-57.
- Hideo Makihara, “Definiteness of relative clause head nouns and temporal interpretation”, pp. 58-72.
- W. Nishimura Pardo, “Functional categories: Classifiers and case markers in Japanese”, pp. 73-83.
- Jeffrey Paul Stevens, “A feature-driven account of the empty object typology”, pp. 84-98.
- Darren Tanner, “The L2 acquisition of German V2 and the status of verb raising to COMP0″, pp. 99-112.
- Pingli Wang, “A cognitive perspective in the grammaticalization of the experiential aspect -guo in Chinese”, pp. 113-123.
- William Brecht Welch, “The Icelandic sonority hierarchy: Evidence from coda phonology”, pp. 124-135.
- Noriko Yamane-Tanaka, “Transguttural harmony in Gitksan: Its development and typological implications”, pp. 136-152.
- Hui Yin, “A comparison of two satellite-framed languages: English and Chinese”, pp. 153-1000.
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Edited by S. Oh, N. Sawai, K. Shiobara & R. Wojdak
- Oladiipo Ajiboye, “Nasalization in Mọ̀bà”, pp. 1-18.
- Sun-Kwang Bae, “Acquisition of English fricatives by Korean ESL speakers: durational aspect”, pp. 19-28.
- Manuel Camacho, “Linguistics in the labor market: the case of Mexico”, pp. 29-36.
- Kyung-sook Chung, “Tense interpretation in Korean”, pp. 37-52.
- Connie Kwok Lai So, “Perception of Cantonese tones by Canadian-Cantonese immigrants”, pp. 53-72.
- Chi-nin Li, “Fundamental frequency of English words in sentences produced by nonnative female speakers in noise”, pp. 73-78.
- Yu Luo, “Encoding the interpersonal meaning of online messages in a virtual graduate seminar”, pp. 79-98.
- Ilana Mezhevich, “Definiteness and free word order in Russian”, pp. 97-106.
- Caroline Morgan-Carter, “The relation between musical ear and L2 acquisition”, pp. 107-112.
- Geoffrey Stewart Morrison, “Perception of English /i/ and /ɪ/ by Japanese listeners”, pp. 113-132.
- Yumiko Nakamura, “Disjoint reference and possessor raising in Shushwap”, pp. 133-142.
- Sunyoung Oh, “Phonation effect of stops on vowel F₀ in South Kyungsang Korean”, pp. 143-154.
- Setsuko Shirai, “Gemination in loans from English to Japanese”, pp. 155-180.
- Hong-Ki Sohng and Chong-Sun Lee, “Type-shifting and scrambling in Dutch and Korean”, pp. 181-193.