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Name: S.  J. Hannahs
Institution: Newcastle University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/s.j.hannahs
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Specialty: Language contact
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Insular Celtic
Selected Publications: 2007 Constraining Welsh Vowel Mutation. Journal of Linguistics 43, 341-363
2007 French phonology and L2 acquisition. In Dalila Ayoun, ed., French Applied Linguistics. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 50-74.
2006 At the interface: selection of the Welsh definite article. Linguistics 44, 4, 2006, 781-816. [with Maggie Tallerman]
2005 Introducing Phonetics & Phonology, 2nd ed. (with Mike Davenport) London:Arnold; New York: Oxford University Press.
2001 Morphophonology. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, ed. by P.B. Baltes & N.J. Smelser, vol. 15, 10053-10058. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.
1999 Issues in phonological structure (ed. with Mike Davenport). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
1998 Introducing phonetics & phonology (with Mike Davenport). London: Arnold; New York: Oxford University Press
1997 The non-isomorphism of phonological and morphological structure (with Elaine Stotko). Focus on Phonological Acquisition, ed. by S.J. Hannahs and Martha Young-Scholten. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
1996. Phonological structure and soft mutation in Welsh. Interfaces in Phonology, Studia Grammatica, vol. 41, ed. by Ursula Kleinhenz. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 46-59.
1995. The phonological word in French. Linguistics 33, 6, 1125-1144.
1995. Prosodic structure and French morphophonology. (Linguistische Arbeiten 337.) Tuebingen: Niemeyer.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Issues in Phonological Structure
 Introducing Phonetics and Phonology
 Focus on Phonological Acquisition
 Introducing Phonetics and Phonology, Second edition
 Introducing Phonetics and Phonology
 The Phonology of Welsh
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Introducing Phonetics and Phonology
 Introducing Phonetics and Phonology
Courses Taught: Phonetics/phonology, theoretical phonology, morphology, language contact & bilingualism
Dissertation Director * of: Vocoids and their Prosodic Distribution, with Special Reference to Italian and Arabic
(Nicole Bosisio, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Lori Repetti (ed.), Phonological theory and the dialects of Italy (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 212). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2000. Pp. x+301.
Constraining Welsh vowel mutation

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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