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Name: Heather  Littlefield (IPA: Heather Littlefield)
Institution: Northeastern University
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Homepage: http://www.atsweb.neu.edu/hlittlefield
State and/or Country: MA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Language Acquisition
Specialty: lexical and functional categories (structure, acquisition)
Subject Language(s): English
French
Fulfulde, Adamawa
Pular
Selected Publications: Littlefield, H. (2006) Syntax and Acquisition in the Prepositional Domain: Evidence from English for fine-grained syntactic categories. Dissertation. Boston University.
Littlefield, H. (2005) “Lexical and Functional Prepositions in Acquisition: Evidence for a Hybrid Category.” Boston University Conference on Language Development 29, Online Proceedings Supplement.
Githiora, C, H. Littlefield, & V. Manfredi (eds). (2004) Trends in African Linguistics 6: Kinyi)ra Nji)ra!--Step Firmly on the Pathway. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press.
Littlefield, H. (2003) “The Developmental Patterns of Prepositions and Homophonous Adverbs and Particles.” Manuscript, Boston University.
Littlefield, H. (2003) “Object Asymmetry in Fula Applicatives.” Manuscript, Boston University.
Littlefield, H. (2002) “Book Review: Beyond Ebonics.” Linguistics and Education 13 (1): 137-141.*
*Note: this review was the third most requested piece (including both full articles and reviews) from this journal during 2002, as judged by hits on the publisher's website.
Greenhill, A., H. Littlefield, & C. Tano (eds). (1999) Boston University Conference on Language Development Proceedings 23. Boston: Cascadilla Press.
Greenhill, A., M. Hughes, H. Littlefield, and H. Walsh (eds). (1998) Boston University Conference on Language Development Proceedings 22. Boston: Cascadilla Press.
Littlefield, H. (1997) “Language Policy and Education Reform in West Africa.” Master’s Thesis, Boston University.
Announced on LINGUIST :  BUCLD 23
 BUCLD 22
Courses Taught: Syntax
Semantics
Language Acquistion
African Languages and Linguistics
History of the English Language
Language and Culture
Language and Gender
Sociology
Pidgins and Creoles
Morphology
Topics in Linguistics: Minimalism
Language and Writing
Dissertation Abstract: Syntax and Acquisition in the Prepositional Domain: Evidence from English for fine-grained syntactic categories



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