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LINGUIST List 20.523

Wed Feb 18 2009

FYI: New Perspectives in Mayan Linguistics

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        1.    Heriberto Avelino, New Perspectives in Mayan Linguistics


Message 1: New Perspectives in Mayan Linguistics
Date: 17-Feb-2009
From: Heriberto Avelino <heriberto.avelinogmail.com>
Subject: New Perspectives in Mayan Linguistics
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We are pleased to announce the the 59th Volume of MIT Working Papers in
Linguistics ''New Perspectives in Mayan Linguistics''. The volume features
current research on a variety of Mayan languages and topics.

The papers included in this volume cover the following topics: Phonology
and Phonetics, Syntax, Semantics and Discourse. The papers included in this
volume cover the following topics: Phonology and Phonetics, Endangered
Languages, Syntax, Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics and Semantics.

You may find a link to the volume here:
http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/catalog.html#MITPhD

NEW PERSPECTIVES IN MAYAN LINGUISTICS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
Heriberto Avelino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . .iii
INTONATIONAL PATTERNS OF TOPIC AND FOCUS CONSTRUCTIONS IN YUCATEC MAYA
Heriberto Avelino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . 1
AGENTIVITY AND STATUS IN YUKATEKAN LANGUAGES
Henrik Bergqvist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . 23
POSITIONAL ROOTS AND CASE ABSORPTION
Jessica Coon and Omer Preminger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
TONAL DIALECTS AND CONSONANT-PITCH INTERACTION IN YUCATEC MAYA
Melissa Frazier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . 59
FOCUS, AGENT FOCUS AND RELATIVE CLAUSES IN YUCATEC MAYA
Rodrigo GutiĀ“errez-Bravo and Jorge Monforte . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
VOICE AND AUXILIARIES IN MOPAN MAYA
Charles Andrew Hofling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . 97
STYLISTICS OF THE SECOND PERSON SINGULAR INDEPENDENT PRONOUN IN KAQCHIKEL
Judith Maxwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . 109
EMERGING SUBJECT PROPERTIES OF KICHE EXPERIENCERS
Pamela Munro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . 123
REVISITING AGENT FOCUS IN YUCATEC
Elisabeth Norcliffe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . 135

DISTINCTNESS EFFECTS ON VOS ORDER: EVIDENCE FROM YUCATEC MAYA
Stavros Skopeteas and Elisabeth Verhoeven . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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