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Jan EijkDEPARTMENT OF INDIAN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS

Jan P. van Eijk

Professor

 

 

 

B.A.                 State University of Leiden (The Netherlands)

M.A.                State University of Leiden (The Netherlands)

Ph.D.               University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)


Contact

Phone:             (306) 790-5950, ext. 3309

Fax:                  (306) 790-5995

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Areas of Specialization/Research Interests

  • Amerindian languages (in particular of the Salish and Algonquian families)
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Historical-Comparative Linguistics

 

Recent publications

  • The Lillooet Language: Phonology, Morphology, Syntax. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. 1997.
  • ‘CVC Reduplication in Salish.’ Pp. 453-476 of Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins and M. Dale Kinkade (eds), Salish Languages and Linguistics: Theoretical and Descriptive Perspectives. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 1998.
  • ‘Who is Súnulqaz’?: A Salish Quest.’ Anthropological Linguistics 43:177-197. 2001
  • ‘A Case of Spurious Metathesis in Lillooet.’ Pp. 377-381 of Carrie Gillon, Naomi Sawai, and Rachel Wojdak (eds), Papers for the Thirty-Seventh International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 9. 2002.
  • ‘Locus and Ordering in Lillooet Morphology.’ Pp. 454-467 of Donna B. Gerdts and Lisa Matthewson (eds), Studies in Salish Linguistics in Honor of M. Dale Kinkade. University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics No. 17. 2004.
  • ‘The Inclusive and Exclusive in Shuswap: A Background Investigation.’ Pp. 381-397 of Elena Filimonova (ed.), Clusivity: Typology and Case Studies of the Inclusive-Exclusive Distinction. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. 2005.
  • 'Salish and Algonquian: A Possible Relationship Revisited.' Pp.403-416 of H. Christoph Wolfart (ed.), Papers of the 38th Algonquian Conference. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba. 2007.

 

[August 2008]


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