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Lindsay Kay Butler - Curriculum Vitae Human Language Production Lab Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences University of Rochester Meliora Hall, Box 270268 Rochester, NY 14627-0268, USA

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(585) 273-1050 lbutler@bcs.rochester.edu http://www.hlp.rochester.edu/âˆźlbutler

Interests Linguistic theory: morphology, syntax, semantics, Minimalism, Distributed Morphology, structure of the Determiner Phrase, number marking and classifiers, word order and agreement, language documentation and revitalization Psycholinguistics: conceptual accessibility, incremental processing, constituent order, number agreement, bilingualism, field-based methods Language specialties: Yucatec Maya (Mayan; Mexico), Shiwilu (Kawapanan; Peru), Aghem (Grassfields Bantu; Cameroon), Spanish (Indo-European, Spain and Latin America)

Education Degrees Ph.D. Linguistics, minor in Cognitive Science, University of Arizona, 2011 Dissertation: The morphosyntax and processing of number marking in Yucatec Maya Committee: Heidi Harley (Chair), Simin Karimi, Andrew Barss, Janet Nicol M.A. Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2008 Thesis: Syncretism in Shiwilu: Allomorphy and Impoverishment Committee: Heidi Harley, Simin Karimi, Adam Ussishkin M.A. Foreign Languages and Linguistics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2005 B.A. Spanish, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 2002

Other universities attended/visited Visiting Researcher, Junior Specialist, Linguistics Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010 - 2011 Visiting Graduate Student, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, 2009 Coursework in Yucatec Maya, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2004 Exchange student, La Universidad de las AmĂŠricas, Puebla, Mexico, 2001


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Employment Postdoctoral Research Associate - Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, 2011-2012 with T. Florian Jaeger and Juergen Bohnemeyer (SUNY at Buffalo) Studying Language Production in the Field: Accessibility Effects on Variation (NSF 0848353, 0840298) Graduate Research Associate - Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, 2009-2011 with T. Florian Jaeger and Juergen Bohnemeyer (SUNY at Buffalo) Studying Language Production in the Field: Accessibility Effects on Variation (NSF 0848353, 0840298) Consultant - The Kawapanan Project: Documenting Shiwilu and Shawi, 2009-present with Pilar Valenzuela and Scott Farrar Instructor - Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2008-2010 Graduate Teaching Associate - Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2009 with Natasha Warner Graduate Teaching Assistant - Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2006-2008 with Amy Fountain and Sheila Dooley-Collberg Graduate Research Assistant - Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2005-2006 with D. Terrence Langendoen Student Editor for Book Reviews, The The Linguist List Database management and Spanish and Portuguese Translation, Linguistics Abstracts Online Graduate Teaching Assistant - Foreign Language and Linguistics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2004-2005, with Fred Eckman and Bert Vaux

Publications Peer-reviewed The DP-adjoined plural in Yucatec Maya and the syntax of plural marking Under second review Effects of conceptual accessibility on order, voice and verb form in Yucatec Maya and Spanish with T. Florian Jaeger, Juergen Bohnemeyer and Carlos G贸mez Gallo In preparation

Proceedings Non-Number plurals Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, To appear 2012 Syncretism in Shiwilu: Allomorphy and Impoverishment Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on American Indigenous Languages, To appear 2012 Learning to express visual contrasts in the production of referring expressions in Yucatec Maya with T. Florian Jaeger, Juergen Bohnemeyer and Katrina Furth Proceedings of the Workshop on the Production of Referring Expressions (PRE-CogSci), 2011 Exceptional blocking of Yucatec Maya vowel harmony LSO Working Papers in Linguistics: Proceedings of Workshop in General Linguistics, pp. 25-39, 2005


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Unpublished Diccionario Shiwilu-Castellano, Castellano-Shiwilu (Shiwilu-Spanish, Spanish-Shiwilu Dictionary) Dictionary distributed in the community of Jeberos, Peru, 2008

Presentations Invited talk Morpho-syntactic production in a head-marking language: Order, agreement and optional morphology in Yucatec Maya with T. Florian Jaeger, Juergen Bohnemeyer and Elisabeth Norcliffe Symposium on Psycholinguistic Research on Less-Studied Languages 86th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, To be presented January 7, 2012

Conference talks Non-Number plurals 42nd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, University of Toronto, November 11, 2011 Allomorphy and Impoverishment in Shiwilu 14th Workshop on American Indian Languages, UC Santa Barbara, April 15, 2011 When number doesn’t Agree: Evidence from Yucatec Maya 85th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA, January 7, 2011 Argument encoding and valence changing in Kawapanan with Pilar Valenzuela Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas, San Francisco, January 10, 2009 Exceptional blocking of vowel harmony in Yucatec Maya: An argument for a syntactic approach to word formation Workshop in General Linguistics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, February 25, 2005

Posters The syntactic variability of classifiers: Evidence from Mayan 86th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, To be presented January 6, 2012 Learning to express visual contrasts in the production of referring expressions in Yucatec Maya with T. Florian Jaeger, Juergen Bohnemeyer and Katrina Furth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Special Session on the Production of Referring Expressions, July 20, 2011 Psycholinguistics and under-represented languages: Number in Yucatec Maya sentence production with T. Florian Jaeger and Juergen Bohnemeyer 29th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, University of Arizona, April 24, 2011 Psycholinguistics in the field: Accessibility-based production in Yucatec Maya with T. Florian Jaeger, Katrina Furth, Alice Lemiuex, Carlos Gómez Gallo and Juergen Bohnemeyer CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, March 18, 2010 IEICE Workshop of the Technical Committee on Thought and Language, Tokyo, Japan, August 5, 2010


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Teaching Instructor of Record Linguistics/Psychology 210: Introduction to Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2009, 2010 Individuals and Societies 101: Mind, Brain and Language, University of Arizona, 2008

Teaching Assistant Individuals and Societies 101: Mind, Brain and Language, University of Arizona, 2006, 2009 Linguistics/American Indian Studies 210: American Indian Languages, University of Arizona, 2008 Linguistics 100: The Diversity of Human Language, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2004, 2005

Fellowships/Grants/Awards Social and Behavioral Sciences Dissertation Improvement Grant, University of Arizona, 2010 Graduate and Professional Student Council Travel Award, University of Arizona, 2010, 2011 Graduate College Fellowship, Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona, 2010 J. William Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to Peru, 2007 - 2008 Alice Cozzi Heritage Language Foundation Small Grant, with Scott Farrar, 2006 Graduate College Fellowship, Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2006 Graduate Student Travel Award, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2004 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2004

Service Activities Ad-hoc Reviewer, Lingua, 2011-present Coordinating Committee, West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 29, University of Arizona, 2011 Reviewer, Graduate and Professional Student Council Travel Grants, University of Arizona, 2010 Faculty-Student Liaison, Linguistics Circle Student Organization, University of Arizona, 2007 Student Coordinator, Department of Linguistics Colloquium Series, University of Arizona, 2006 Volunteer, American Indian Language Development Institute, University of Arizona, 2006 Student Representative, Graduate Coordinating Committee, Foreign Languages and Linguistics, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2004 - 2005 Volunteer Conversation Partner, ESL Institute, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 2001


Lindsay Kay Butler - Curriculum Vitae

Professional Associations Linguistic Society of America, 2004 - present Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas, 2004 - present Cognitive Science Society, 2011 - present American Association of University Women, 2010 - present

Language Proficiencies Human languages Spanish, fluent non-native Portuguese, working Yucatec Maya, elementary French, elementary

Programming languages HTML for webpage markup, intermediate LATEX for document markup, intermediate R for statistics, intermediate

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