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Name: Colleen  M.  Fitzgerald
Institution: University of Texas at Arlington
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State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Tohono O'odham
Selected Publications: To appear. 'Contemporary Storytelling in Tohono O'odham,' in Inside Dazzling Mountains: Contemporary Translations of Southwest Native Verbal Arts. D. Kozak, ed. University of Nebraska Press.

2007. Developing Language Partnerships with the Tohono O’odham Nation. FEL Proceedings XI. (Kuala Lumpur, 2007) Working Together for Endangered Languages: Research Challenges and Social Impacts. Maya Khemlani David, Nicholas Ostler, and Caesar Dealwis, eds. Pp. 39-46. Bath, England: The Foundation for Endangered Languages.

2007. 'Indigenous Languages and Spanish in the U.S.: How Can/Do Linguists Serve Communities?' Southwest Journal of Linguistics 26:1, 1-14.

2007 'An Optimality Treatment of Syntactic Inversions in English Verse,' Language Sciences 29:2-3, 203-217. Special double volume on English phonology edited by Philip Carr and Patrick Honeybone.

2006 'More on Phonological Variation in Tigrinya' Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Ethiopian Studies.

2006 'Iambic Meter in Somali,' Formal Approaches to Poetry. Elan Dresher and Nila Friedberg, eds. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. 193-207.

2003 'Word Order and Discourse Genre in Tohono O'odham,' Formal Approaches to Function in Grammar: In Honor of Eloise Jelinek. A. Carnie, H. Harley, and M. Willie, eds. Pp. 179-189. Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

2003 How Prosodically Consistent is Tohono O'odham? Studies in Uto-Aztecan: Working Papers in Endangered and Less Familiar Languages 5, L. Barragan and J. Haugen, eds. Pp. 55-74. Cambridge, Ma.: MITWPL.

2002 'Tohono O'odham stress in a single ranking,' Phonology 19, 253-271.

2002 'Vowel Harmony in Buchan
Scots English,' English Language
and Linguistics 6:1, 61-79.

2001 'The morpheme-to-stress
principle in Tohono Oâodham,'
Linguistics 39:5, 941-972.

2000 'Vowel Hiatus and
Faithfulness in Tohono O'odham
Reduplication,' Linguistic Inquiry
31:4, 713-722.

1999 'Loanwords and Stress in
Tohono O'odham,' Anthropological
Linguistics 41:2, 1-33.

1998 'The Meter of Tohono O'odham
Songs,' International Journal of
American Linguistics 64:1, 1-36.
Courses Taught: Phonology 1 and 2
Linguistic Field Methods
Seminar on Optimality Theory
American English Dialects and Multiculturalism
Language in a Multicultural America
Language and Community (service-learning)
Sound Structure of English

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