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Name: Mercedes  Tubino-Blanco
Institution: Universidad de Sevilla
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Spain   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Syntax
Specialty: Morphology, Syntax, Lexical semantics, Second Language Teaching
Language Family(ies): Uto-Aztecan
Indo-European
Selected Publications: to appear. La no opcionalidad de los causados en las causativas indirectas del yaqui (with Heidi Harley). In Karen Dakin, Zarina Estrada Fernández and Jose Luis Moctezuma (eds.), Lenguas yutoaztecas: acercamiento a su diversidad lingüística. Mexico/Hermosillo: Centro Regional del INAH/Unison Publicaciones.

2011. Causatives in Minimalism. John Benjamins.

2011. Beginning Hiaki. A Teaching Grammar of Hiaki, vol 1. (with Joe Sanchez, Alex Trueman, Maria Leyva, Heidi Harley and Hyun Kyoung Jung). ms, University of Arizona.

2010. Dos bases verbales en yaqui: hacia una clasificación morfológica (with Heidi Harley). In Rosa Maria Ortíz Ciscomani (ed.), Estudios Lingüísticos vol 2. Hermosillo: Unison Publicaciones.

2010. Las causativas lexicas del yaqui. In Zarina Estrada Fernández and Ramon Arzapalo Marin (eds) Estudios de Lenguas Amerindias 2: Contribuciones al estudio de lenguas originarias de América, Hermosillo: Unison Publicaciones.

2009. The syntax of hybrid verb/affix lexemes and clause fusion in Hiaki (with Heidi Harley and Jason Haugen). In Rice Working Papers in Linguistics, vol 1.

2009. Applicative constructions and suppletive verbs in Hiaki (with Heidi Harley and Jason Haugen). In Rice Working Papers in Linguistics, vol 1.

2008. El sufijo -ri en Yaqui: ¿es en realidad un sustantivante pasivo? (with Heidi Harley and Jason Haugen). In Rosa María Ortíz Ciscomani (ed.), Memorias del IX Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste. Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico.

2004. Plasticidad y Evolución: Papel de la interacción cerebro-entorno. Divergencias: Revista de estudios lingüísticos y literarios, vol 2, number 1.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Causatives in Minimalism
Courses Taught: 1. Spanish as a foreign language (all levels)
2. English composition (101)
3. Language and culture
4. The structure and meaning of English words
5. English grammar
6. Current theoretical approaches to linguistics: Morphology and syntax
8. Introductory course to Distributed Morphology (graduate)
9. Research techniques (graduate)
10. Morphology (graduate)
11. Fielwork techniques (graduate)
12. English for tourism (pre-intermediate level)
13. English as a foreign language (upper-intermediate)
14. Instrumental English (English as a foreign language, advanced)
Dissertation Abstract: Contrasting Causatives: A minimalist approach
Reviewer of: Roots and Affixes (LL Issue 23.2840)



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