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Michael Galant, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages

Department: Foreign Languages

Office: LCH A-309
Phone Extension: x3533
Email Username: mgalant

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Papers Presented

  • “Functions and morphosyntactic reflexes of Proto-Zapotec *nV[-hi] in San Andrés Yaa Zapotec”, presented at the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) 2008 Annual Meeting, January 5, 2008.
  • “Google as a Concordance for Language Usage Research”, presented at the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) 36th Annual Meeting, September 22, 2007.
  • “Functions and morphosyntactic reflexes of Proto-Zapotec *nV[-hi] in Sierra Norte Zapotec languages”, with Aaron Huey Sonnenschein, presented at the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) 2007 Annual Meeting, January 5, 2007.
  • “Kinship Terms in San Andrés Yaá Zapotec”, presented a the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies 2006 Conference November 3-4, 2006.
  • “The Morphosyntactic Status of Animacy Classifiers in San Andrés Yaá Zapotec”, presented at the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) 35th Annual Meeting, September 30, 2006.
  • “La expresión de conceptos de propiedad en el zapoteco de San Andrés Yaá”, presented at the 2006 Coloquio Belmar, Oaxaca, Mexico, April 23, 2006.
  • “The Joy of Zapotec: My 13-year Odyssey”, presented at the Spring 2006 meeting of the Mesoamerican Network at UCLA, April 1, 2006.
  • “Positional Verbs in San Andrés Yaá Zapotec”, presented at the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) 2006 Annual Meeting, January 5, 2006.
  • “Positional Verbs and Body Part Locatives in San Juan Yaee Zapotec”, presented at the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) 34th Annual Meeting, October 7, 2005, as an invited speaker for a special session on expressing location in Zapotec.
  • “The Joy of Zapotec: My 12-year Odyssey”, presented at California State University Fullerton as part of the Chicano and Chicana Lecture Series, April 7, 2005.
  • “A Lexico-Semantically Driven Alternation in Subject Markers in San Juan Yaee Zapotec”, presented at the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) 2005 Annual Meeting, January 8, 2005.
  • “Nature of the Standard of Comparison in San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec Comparatives”, presented at the Conference on Oto-Manguean and Oaxacan Languages (COOL) in March 2004.
  • “Degree Adverbials in San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec: Cross-Linguistic Implications”, presented at the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) 2004 Annual Meeting, January 9, 2004.
  • “Spanish mucho vs. English much”, presented at the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO) 32nd Annual Meeting, October 19, 2003.

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