Andrés Pablo SALANOVA


Andrés Pablo SALANOVA
Associate Professor

2007 - Ph.D., Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2001 - M.A., Linguistics, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
1997 - B.A., Mathematics, Brown University

MHN 425

Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 1760

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Ongoing research

The structure and interpretation of nominalizations in Mebengokre (Gê language from the Brazilian Amazon).

Courses taught

  • LIN3328 Morphology
  • LIN2700 Les langues du monde
  • LIN4370/7911 Field methods
  • LIN7931 Topics in theoretical linguistics

Selected publications

Salanova, A. P. (forthcoming) Review of Sakel, J., A grammar of Moseten. International Journal of American Linguistics 73.

Salanova, A. P. & M. A. Reis Silva (forthcoming) Mebengokre. In S. Auroux, ed. Encyclopédie des sciences du langage. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.

Salanova, A. P. (forthcoming) A concatenative view of subtractive morphology. In C. Schmitt & A. P. Salanova, eds. Papers in formal linguistics: collected papers from two South American workshops. MIT Working papers in Linguistics 54.

Salanova, A. P. (2007) Review of Dixon, R.M.W., The Jarawara language of Southern Amazonia. International Journal of American Linguistics 73 (1).

Salanova, A. P. (2006) The sense of Mebengokre nominalizations. In A. Fujimori, A & M. A. Reis Silva, eds. Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas, Vancouver, April 2006. UBC Working papers in linguistics.

Fields of Interest

  • Descriptive linguistics (of Amerindian languages)
  • Semantics
  • Morphosyntax
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