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Name: Carmel  O'Shannessy (IPA: Carmel O'Shannessy)
Institution: University of Michigan
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State and/or Country: Michigan
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Discipline of Linguistics
Specialty: Language contact
Subject Language(s): Warlpiri
Selected Publications: The role of multiple sources in the formation of an innovative auxiliary category in Light Warlpiri, a new Australian mixed language.

Code-switched input to children leads to a new mixed language

Competition between word order and case-marking in interpreting grammatical relations: A case study in multilingual acquisition

Multilingual children show language differentiation through indexing communities of practice

Entrenchment of Light Warlpiri morphology
Announced on LINGUIST :  Loss and Renewal
Dissertation Abstract: Language Contact and Children's Bilingual Acquisition: Learning a mixed language and Warlpiri in northern Australia
Dissertation Director * of: The Role of Socio-indexical Information in Regional Accent Perception by Five to Seven Year Old Children
(Erica Beck, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Comprehension of competing argument marking systems in two Australian mixed languages

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