Faculty & Staff Directory
Associate Professor (English)
University of South Carolina
|Office:||Humanities Office Building 211|
Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles
1980 The syntactic development of the infinitive in Indo-European. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Press. 220 pages.
1997 Studies in honor of Jaan Puhvel, Part I: Ancient languages and philology, edited with Martin Huld and JohnGreppin. Washington D.C: Institute for the Study of Man. (Indo-European Studies Monograph, vol. 20) 250 pages.
2003 Advanced grammar: A manual for students. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. 480 pages.
1979 Subjunctive for indicative’ in Avestan, Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung 93.25-30.
1981 Remarks on the history of the Indo-European infinitive, Folia linguistica historica 2.3-34.
1981 The Indo-Iranian predicate infinitive, Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung 95.110-21.
1984 Non-final verbs in Hittite, Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung 97.221-7.
1985 Purpose and consecutive in Irish, Ériu 36.107-23.
1986 The structure and diachrony of consecutives, Diachronica 3.1-14.
1990 The role of adaptive rules in language change, Diachronica 7:181-98.
2012 Word order change in Insular Celtic. Journal of historical linguistics (to appear).
1976 The voice of the infinitive in the RigVeda, Proceeding of the Second International Conference Historical Linguistics,ed. by W. Christie, 105-25. Amsterdam: North Holland (1976).
1982 Subject raising in Old Irish, Papers from the Fifth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, ed. by A.Ahlqvist, 44-53. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
1984 Irish complementation: a case study in two types of syntactic change, Historical syntax, ed. by J. Fisiak, 89-106. Berlin: Mouton.
1986 Consecutives and serials in Indo-European, Linguistics across historical and geographical boundaries. In honour of Jacek Fisiak, ed. by A. Szwedek and D. Kastovsky, 293-300. Berlin: Mouton.
1987 The diachronic relationship of morphology and syntax, Papers from the VIIth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, ed. by A.Giacalone Ramat, O. Carruba and G. Bernini, 211-20. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
1993 Parameter resetting, Historical linguistics 1991, ed. by Jaap van Marle, 87-97. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
2010 Subordination (with Carlotta Viti), A companion to historical linguistics, edited by Silvia Luraghi and Vit Bubenik, 230-49. London/New York: Continuum.
1990 Women in linguistics: recent trends, The Cornell lectures: women in the linguistics profession, ed. by Alice Davison and Penelope Eckert, 89-110. Washington, D.C.: The Linguistic Society of America.
1997 Syntactic innovation in Early Irish. Dán do oide. Essays in memory of Conn R. Ó Cléirigh 1927-1995, ed. by Anders Ahlqvist and Véra Çapková, p. 123-33. Dublin: Institiúid Teangeolaíchta Éireann.
1997 The evolution of Indo-European infinitives. Studies in honor of Jaan Puhvel, Part I: Ancient languages and philology, ed. by Dorothy Disterheft, Martin Huld, and John Greppin, 101-22. Washington D.C: Institute for the Study of Man. (Indo-European Studies Monograph, volume 20).
1997 Irish evidence for Indo-European royal consecration. Studies in honor of Jaan Puhvel, Part II: Comparative religion and mythology, ed. by Edgar Polomé and John Greppin, 105-20 Washington D.C: Institute for the Study of Man. (Indo-European Studies Monograph, vol. 21).
1980 Jared S. Klein, The particle u in the Rigveda: a synchronic and diachronic study (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1978), Language 56.222-3.
1981 H.S. Ananthanarayana, A syntactic study of Old Aryan (Hyderabad: Osmania University, 1979), Language 57.491-92.
1981 M. Deshpande, Evolution of syntactic theory in Sanskrit grammar (Ann Arbor, Michigan: Karoma Press, 1980), Language 57.492-3.
1987 W. Lehmann and Y. Malkiel, eds. Perspectives on historical linguistics (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1982), Romance philology 41.179-86.
1991 René Appel and Pieter Muysken, Language contact and bilingualism (London: Edward Arnold, 1987), Journal of pidgin and creole languages 6.306-10.
2010 John Hewson and Vit Bubenik. From case to adposition: the development of configurational syntax in Indo-European languages. (Amsterdam and New York: John Benjamins, 2006), Language 86.726-27.
1976 The voice of the infinitive in the Rig-Veda, II. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Tucson
1977 Indeterminacy in Indo-European non-finite complementation, Linguistics Dept, University of California, Berkeley
1978 The development of Indo-European infinitives, Linguistics Dept, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1978 On the spread of dative infinitives in Indo-European, LSA Annual Meeting, Boston
1979 Syntactic universals of infinitives, Linguistics Program, University of California, Davis
Clause union in Old Irish, LSA Annual Meeting, Los Angeles
1980 Towards a syntactic definition of infinitives, Linguistics Colloquium, University of South Carolina
1981 Irish complementation: a case study in two types of syntactic change, International Conference on Historical Syntax, Poznan, Poland
1981 Remarks on subject raising in Old and Middle Irish, V. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Galway, Ireland
1984 The Táin Bó Cúailnge: an Indo-European rite of royal consecration, Sixth Annual Celtic Studies Conference, University of California, Los Angeles
1984 On the relationship of linguistics and philology, Indo-European Studies Colloquium, University of California, Los Angeles
1984 On the diachrony of consecutives, Linguistics Colloquium, University of South Carolina
1984 The structure of consecutives and serials, LSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore
1985 The diachronic relationship of syntax and morphology, VII. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Pavia
1985 Diachronic syntax, synchronic morphology, LSA Annual Meeting, Seattle
1986-7 Early Irish diachronic syntax, 12 lectures delivered to the Early Irish Seminar, University College Dublin, on research produced under auspices of Fulbright Research/Lecturing Award
1987 Sentential subjects and objects in Early Irish, University College, Galway
1987 Abduction, teleology, and the Transparency Principle, VIII. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Lille
1987 Explaining language change, Linguistics Colloquium, University of South Carolina
1988 Syntactic innovation and syntactic history, Georgetown University Roundtable on Linguistics, Washington, D.C.
1988 The morphology and syntax of Early Irish infinitival complements, Symposium on Typology and Universals, Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Memphis
1988 More verbal characteristics of the verbal noun, Celtic Studies Association of North America annual meeting, Los Angeles
1988 Gaining transitivity: a major mechanism of syntactic change, Linguistics Colloquium, University of South Carolina
1988 Panel: Getting tenure, for annual meeting of the Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics, LSA Annual Meeting, New Orleans (organizer and moderator of panel)
1989 Where we stand today, Conference on the Status of Women in Linguistics, Cornell University
1989 Changing transitivity, IX. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Rutgers University
1989 The transition problem, catastrophic change, and adaptive rules, LSA Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
1990 On the non-disruptive nature of language change, 19th Annual Linguistics Symposium, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
1990 Word order change in Celtic, Celtic Studies Assn. of North America, UCLA
1990 Adaptive rules, Linguistics Colloquium, University of South Carolina
1991 Parameter resetting, X. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Amsterdam
1994 Is there exaptation in syntax? Linguistics Seminar, University of Manchester
1997 Celtic typological change as transitivity shift, XIII. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Düsseldorf. Presented as part of Workshop on Typological Change: Causes and Consequences, organized by Raymond Hickey and Dorothy Disterheft
1998 Why language change looks gradual, Linguistics Department, University of Florida
1998 Celtic consonants, Historical linguistics research group, University of South Carolina
1999 Linguistic teleology — a dead end, Linguistics Colloquium, University of South Carolina
2010 Grammaticalized raising in Early Irish, Celtic Linguistics Conference 6, Dublin
2010 Grassmann’s Law in Indo-European, XXII UCLA Annual Indo-European Conference, Los Angeles
2011 Word order change in Insular Celtic: evidence from Old Irish, International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics 20, Thessaloniki
2012 Word order change in Celtic, 43rd Poznan Linguistics Meeting (PLM), Poznan
2012 Clause structure in Old Irish, Tionól 2012, Dublin