Yuni Kim

Articles, Book Chapters, and Theses

Huave (isolate)

Under revision
(With Andrew Koontz-Garboden.) "The cross-categorial behavior of nonverbal property concept words in Huave."
2013 [in press]
"Estrategias de pasivización en la morfología verbal del huave." [Passivization strategies in Huave verb morphology.] Amerindia 37(1): 274-298.
2011 [to appear]
"Fuentes de rasgos fonológicos de préstamos castellanos en huave de San Francisco del Mar." [Sources of phonological features of Spanish loanwords in S.F. del Mar Huave.] Submitted to the proceedings of the I Jornada de Estudios Huaves.
2010
"Phonological and morphological conditions on affix order in Huave." Morphology 20(1): 133-163.
2009
"Alternancias causativas y estructura de eventos en el huave de San Francisco del Mar." [Causative alternations and event structure in S.F. del Mar Huave.] Proceedings of CILLA IV.
2008
Topics in the Phonology and Morphology of San Francisco del Mar Huave. PhD dissertation, University of California at Berkeley.

Amuzgo (Eastern Oto-Manguean)

Under review
"Tonal overwriting and inflectional exponence in Amuzgo." Edited volume on Tone and Inflection.
2011
"Algunas evidencias sobre representaciones tonales en amuzgo de San Pedro Amuzgos." [Some evidence regarding tonal representations in Oaxacan Amuzgo.] Proceedings of CILLA V.

Uto-Aztecan Languages

2014
(With Margarita Valdovinos.) "The interaction of laryngealized vowels, stress, and falling pitch in Mariteco Cora." In R. Bennett, R. Dockum, E. Gasser, D. Goldenberg, R. Kasak & P. Patterson (eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on the Sound Systems of Mexico and Central America.

Bantu Languages

2011
(With Mary Paster.) "Downstep in Tiriki." Linguistic Discovery 9(1): 71-104.

Swedish (Germanic)

2008
"Liljendaldialektens fonologi i språkhistorisk belysning" (Uncorrected proofs; contact if citing). [The phonology of Liljendal Swedish in historical perspective.] In H. Palmén, C. Sandström and J.-O. Östman, eds., Dialekt i östra Nyland: Fältarbete i Liljendal med omnejd, 27-36. Nordica Helsingiensia 14. Helsinki: Nordica.
2006
"Variation and Finnish influence in Finland-Swedish dialect intonation." In G. Ambrazaitis and S. Schötz, eds., Proceedings from Fonetik 2006, 77-80. Working Papers from the Department of Linguistics and Phonetics 52. Lund University.
2005
"On the phonetics of unstressed /e/ in Stockholm Swedish and Finland Swedish." In A. Eriksson and J. Lindh, eds., Proceedings of Fonetik 2005: the XVIIIth Swedish Phonetics Conference, 9-12. Department of Linguistics, Göteborg University.

Linguistic Theory

2014
"Mobile affixation within a modular approach to the morphology-phonology interface." In S. Manova, ed., Affix Ordering Across Languages and Frameworks, 111-123. Oxford University Press.
2011
Review of M. Hale & C. Reiss (2008), The Phonological Enterprise. Phonology 28(2): 283-289.
2002
"Phonological features: privative or equipollent?" A.B. thesis, Harvard University.

Linguistic Typology

2012
Review of T. Stolz, C. Stroh, & A. Urdze (2011), Total Reduplication: The Areal Linguistics of a Potential Universal. Studies in Language 36(2): 440-448.


Invited Talks

2014
"Phonological domains in morphology and syntax: evidence from Huave." Cambridge Linguistics Forum, University of Cambridge.
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"Prefix-suffix asymmetries in Huave morphophonology." University of Edinburgh Linguistic Circle.
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"Morphological and phonological subregularities in Amuzgo inflectional class assignment." Workshop on Inflectional Morphology and Verb Classes in the Oto-Manguean Languages of Mexico, University of Surrey.
2013
"Stem allomorphy, tone stability, and tonal overwriting in Amuzgo person/number inflection." Presented at the International Workshop on Disentangling the Inflectional Role of Tone, Paris.
2011
"Phonetics vs. phonology in Huave vowel-consonant interactions" (abstract). Cambridge University Linguistic Society.
2010
Infix harmony in Huave: feature realization and bidirectionality. Talk given at CASTL, Tromsø.
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Morphology and prosody in Huave phonological domains. CASTL Colloquium talk, Tromsø.
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"Phonology-morphology domain (mis)matches in Huave." SOAS Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series.
2009
"Affix mobility in Huave." Institute for Linguistics and Language Studies Seminar Series, University of Manchester.
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"Picking up a new dialect: what do we pick up, how and why?" King's College, Cambridge.
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"Intonational variation in Huave." Institute for Linguistics and Language Studies launch event, University of Manchester.
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"Ethical issues in linguistic fieldwork." Teaching Field Linguistics event (LLAS Subject Centre), SOAS.


Conference Presentations

2014
"Edge-based prosodic mapping and the prefix-stem boundary in Huave." Talk to be given at the 45th North East Linguistic Society meeting, MIT, October 31-November 2.
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(With Margarita Valdovinos.) "The interaction between laryngealized vowels, stress, and falling pitch in Mariteco Cora word prosody." Poster presented at the Workshop on the Sound Systems of Mexico and Central America, Yale, April 4-6.
2013
"On the status of allophones in the Contrastivist Hypothesis." Linguistics Association of Great Britain Annual Meeting, August 28-31, SOAS, London.
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"Marginal contrast, categorical allophony, and the Contrastivist Hypothesis." Poster presented at GLOW 36, April 2-6, Lund, Sweden.
2012
"Allophony and opacity in Huave pre-fricative diphthongs." Manchester-Salford New Researchers Forum in Linguistics, November 2-3, Manchester.
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(With Andrew Koontz-Garboden.) Possession and property concept predication in Huave. WSCLA 17 (Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas), March 9-11, Chicago.
2011
"Algunas evidencias sobre representaciones tonales en amuzgo de San Pedro Amuzgos." CILLA V, UT Austin, Oct. 6-8.
2010
"Préstamos castellanos en el umbeyajts: hacia una cronología." I Jornada de Estudios Huaves, UNAM, Mexico City, September 9-10.
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Diphthongization and contrast realization in Huave. Presented at Old World Conference in Phonology 7, Jan. 28-30, Nice.
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Comparing Mesoamerican areal features in two varieties of Huave. SSILA Annual Meeting, Jan. 7-10, Baltimore.
2008
"Representational issues in Huave fission and diphthongization." 18th International Congress of Linguists, July 21-26, Seoul.
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"The interaction of phonological and morphological conditions on affix order in Huave." Workshop on Affix Ordering at the 13th International Morphology Meeting, Feb. 3-6, Vienna.
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"Vowel breaking and palatalization in Huave." SSILA Annual Meeting, Jan. 3-6, Chicago.
2007
"Consonant-vowel interactions and vowel copy epenthesis in Huave." 15th Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester (England), May 24-26.
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"Segmental and autosegmental aspects of Huave glottal fricatives." SSILA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, Jan. 4-7.
2006
"Variation i accenttyper i finlandssvenska dialekter: preliminära iakttagelser." [Preliminary observations on intonational variation in Finland-Swedish dialects. Given in Swedish.] Fonetik 2006, Lund, June 7-9.
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"Tone rules and downstep in Tiriki." (With Mary Paster.) 37th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Eugene, April 7-9.
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"Mobile affixes and affix ordering in Huave." LSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, Jan. 5-8.
2005
"A dialect-geographical survey of pitch accents in Finland Swedish." International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 3), Amsterdam, June 23-25.
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"From accent 2 to shifted stress in Swedish dialects: the role of perception." Between Stress and Tone conference, Leiden, June 16-18.
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"Om uttalet av trycksvagt /e/ i rikssvenska och i finlandssvenska dialekter." [On the pronunciation of unstressed /e/ in Sweden-Swedish and in Finland-Swedish dialects. Given in Swedish.] Fonetik 2005, Gothenburg, May 25-27.
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"Finnish neutral vowels: subcontrastive harmony or V-to-V coarticulation?"LSA Annual Meeting, Oakland, Jan. 6-9.
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"Fieldwork strategies for endangered dialects of Huave." (With Mischa Park-Doob.) Poster session on Challenges and Issues in Endangered Language Fieldwork, LSA Annual Meeting, Oakland, Jan. 6-9.
2003
"Stavelsetyper i liljendaldialekten." [Syllable types in Liljendal Swedish. Given in Swedish.] Dialektseminarium, Helsinki, March 7.


Unpublished Manuscripts

2005
"Some observations on the intonational phonology of Kuki Thaadow, a Tibeto-Burman tone language." Ms., UC Berkeley. [PDF]
2003
"Vowel elision and the morphophonology of dominance in Aymara." Ms., UC Berkeley. [PDF]