Curriculum Vitae: Patricia Jane Donegan

(most recently edited 11/2011)
148 Wai‘ale‘ale Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96825, USA
(808) 396-9354, donegan@hawaii.edu
http://ling.lll.hawaii.edu/faculty/donegan
http://ling.lll.hawaii.edu/austroasiatic

DEGREES:

1978                Ph.D., Linguistics, Ohio State University.

1972                M.A., Linguistics, Ohio State University.

1967                B.A., English, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore.

POSITIONS HELD:

1997–               Associate Professor, Linguistics Department, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

1990–97          Assistant Professor, University of Hawai‘i Linguistics Department.

1989–90          Visiting Assistant Professor, Linguistics Department, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

1988–89          Instructor, Language Arts Department, Kapi‘olani Community College.

1986                 Research Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities: Universal Vowel Phonology.

1985–86          Research Associate, University of Hawai‘i, National Science Foundation Grant: Munda Lexicography.

1984–85          Lecturer, Ohio State University English Department.

1983–84          Assistant Professor, Ohio State University Linguistics Department.

1981                 American Institute of Indian Studies Research Fellow in Linguistics:
      Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.
      Ranchi University, Department of Tribal Languages and Cultures.

1980–83          Lecturer, Ohio State University Linguistics and English Departments.

1979                 Co-Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant: Field work on the grammar and lexicography of the Sora language of Orissa, India.

                           Visiting Scholar, University of Sussex Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, England.

                           Visiting Scholar, Osmania University Linguistics Department, Hyderabad, India.

1976–79         Lecturer, Ohio State University Linguistics Department.

1974                Research Associate, Ohio State University College of Humanities Research Projects: Prosodic Causes of Sound Shifts, and Cross-Language Investigation of Speech Rhythm.

1971–75         Graduate Teaching Associate, Ohio State University Linguistics Department.

1969–72         National Defense Education Act Title IV Fellow, Ohio State University Linguistics Department.

Bibliography:

Book:

1985                On the Natural Phonology of Vowels. (Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics, Series 3.) New York: Garland Press. (Re-publication of my dissertation, originally published as Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 23, 1978.)

Articles in books:

2002                Southeast Asian Features in the Munda Languages: Evidence for the Analytic-to-Synthetic Drift of Munda. Papers from the 28th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 111-120. (with David Stampe)

2002                Phonological processes and phonetic rules. In Future Challenges for Natural Linguistics, ed. by Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk and Jarosław Weckwerth, pp. 57-81. Muenchen: LINCOM Europa.

2002                Normal vowel development. In Vowel Disorders, ed. by Martin J. Ball and Fiona E. Gibbon, pp. 1-35. Boston: Butterworth-Heineman.

2001                Constraints and Processes in Phonological Perception. In Constraints and Preferences, ed. by Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, pp. 43-68. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

1998                Perception in Optimality Theory: The frugality of the base. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, ed. by Benjamin K. Bergen, Madelaine C. Plauché and Ashlee C. Bailey, pp. 346-355.  (with Paul Lassettre.)

1995                The innateness of phonemic perception. WECOL 7 (Proceedings of the 24th Western Conference on Linguistics), ed. by Vida Samiian, pp. 59-69. Fresno, CA: Western Conference on Linguistics.

1993                On the phonetic basis of phonological change, in Historical Linguistics: Problems and Perspectives, ed. by Charles Jones, pp. 98-130. London: Longman.

1988                Bleaching and coloring. The Best of CLS: A selection of out-of-print papers from 1968 to 1975, ed. Eric Schiller et al. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society, 262-271. [Reprint of 1973 article, authored as Patricia Donegan Miller.]

1985                How learnable is phonology? Papers on Natural Phonology from Eisenstadt, ed. W. Dressler and L. Tonelli, 19-31. Padova, Italy: CLESP (Cooperativa Libraria Editoriale Studentesca Patavina).

1983                Rhythm and the holistic organization of language structure. The Interplay of Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax, ed. John Richardson et al., 337-353. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society. (with David Stampe)

1979                The study of natural phonology. Current Approaches to Phonological Theory, ed. D.A. Dinnsen, 126-173. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (with David Stampe)

1978                The syllable in phonological and prosodic structure. Segments and Syllables, ed. A. Bell and J.Bybee Hooper, 25-34. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co. (with D. Stampe)

1977                On the description of phonological hierarchies. The CLS Book of Squibs, ed. S.E. Fox et. al., 35-38. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society. (with David Stampe)

1976                Raising and lowering. Papers from the Twelfth Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, ed. S. Mufwene et al., 145-169. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.

1973                Bleaching and coloring. Papers from the Ninth Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, ed. C. Corum et al., 386-397. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society. (authored as Patricia Donegan Miller)

1972                Vowel neutralization and vowel reduction. Papers from the Eighth Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society, ed. P.M. Peranteau et al., 482-489. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society. (as P.D. Miller)

Articles in encyclopedias:

1989                Natural phonology. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Linguistics, ed. by William Bright et al., 3:130-131. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Articles in national or international refereed journals:

2009                Hypotheses of Natural Phonology. In Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics 45: 1-31. (with David Stampe)

2004                Rhythm and the synthetic drift of Munda. Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics 2004, 3-36. (with David Stampe)

1993                Rhythm and Vocalic Drift in Munda and Mon-Khmer. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 16.1-43.

Reviews in national or international refereed journals:

2004                Review of The Origins of Vowel Systems, by Bart de Boer (2001 Oxford: Oxford University Press). Journal of the International Phonetics Association 34, 95-100.

1997                Review of Phonological Acquisition and Phonological Theory, ed. by John Archibald (1995, Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum). Journal of Linguistics 33.1.

1995                Review article: Phonological Development: Models, Research, Implications, ed. by C. Ferguson, L. Menn, and C. Stoel-Gammon (1992, York Press: Timonium MD). Phonology 12, 1.135-146.

1994                Review of A Reference Grammar of Mundari, by Toshiki Osada (Tokyo: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies). Journal of the American Oriental Society 114.2.310-311.

Working Papers:

1974                On the writer/rider distinction: a brief experimental study. Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 17.180-197.

1974                A critical bibliography of the tense/lax distinction in vowels. Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 17.145-169.

1972.               Some context-free processes affecting vowels. Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 11.136-167. (as Patricia Donegan Miller)

Articles to Appear (in refereed publications):

accepted        Natural phonology and sound change. In The Oxford Handbook of Historical Phonology, ed. by Patrick Honeybone and Joseph C. Salmons. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (with Geoffrey Nathan)

accepted        Normal vowel development. [update of 2002 version] In Vowels and Vowel Disorders: A Handbook, ed. by Martin J. Ball and Fiona E. Gibbon. New York: Psychology Press.

Articles in Preparation:

On secondary split, phonologization, and morphologization.

The phonological adaptation of French loan words in Khmer.

Sora phonology.

The vowels of Surin Khmer.

LEXICOGRAPHY in Computer Form: See http://www.ling.hawaii.edu/austroasiatic/

Remo Dictionary. 3500 entries with English index. (with D. Stampe, S. Bhattacharya, and F. Fernandez.)

Gutob Dictionary. 2500 entries with English index. (with D. Stampe, N.H. Zide, and B.P. Das.)

Korku Dictionary. 3000 entries with English index. (with D. Stampe, and B. Girard.)

Sora-Juray-Gorum Etymological Dictionary. 600 entries with English index. (with Arlene Zide and David Stampe.)

A Concordance of Proto-Sora-Juray-Gorum Phonological Correspondences. 18,000 entries. (with Arlene Zide and David Stampe.)

Lexicography in Process: See http://www.ling.hawaii.edu/austroasiatic/

A Dictionary of the Sora Language, 10,000 entries with etymologies and English index (with Monosi Raika, and David Stampe, and with contributions from H.S. Biligiri, Bijoy P. Mahapatra, Ranganayaki Mahapatra, Stanley Starosta, Piers Vitebsky, and Arlene Zide, and etymological assistance from Bh. Krishnamurti, R.D. Munda, and Norman H. Zide).

A Dictionary of the Gta’ or Didayi Language, 2500 entries with English index (with David Stampe, Khageswar Mahapatra, and Norman H. Zide, with contributions from P.N. Chakravarti and S. Chatterji).

An Etymological Dictionary of the Munda Languages of India (with David Stampe, Norman H. Zide, and H.-J. Pinnow).

Short Courses

2005.               Winter Phonology School, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Government of India, Mysore, India. January 3–9, 2005. (with David Stampe):

Phonology I: Phonetic and Rhythmic Interactions, and

                              Phonology II: Grammatical and Pragmatic Interactions.

Demonstration and discussion: Field work on Sora Phonology (with Monosi and James Raika)

Videotaped interviews, tutoring sessions, and other activities.

2000.               Natural Phonology. May 21 – June 9. Karl-Franzens Universität, Graz, Austria. (with David Stampe)

Presentations

Invited presentations:

2011                Rice and the homeland of Austroasiatic languages and people. International Symposium on Rice and Language across Asia. September 22–25, 2011. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. (with David Stampe)

2011                On the establishment of a phoneme inventory; and on the place of phonology. Cognitive Science Circle of Montreal. Université du Québec à Montréal, September 12, 2001.

2008                The appearance of complexity in phonology. Workshop on Complexity in Natural Linguistics, 41st Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. September 17–20, 2008. Forli, Italy.

2008                Hypotheses of natural phonology. Poznan Linguistics Meeting. September 11–14, 2008. Poznan, Poland. (with David Stampe)

2005                Motivated mistakes in First and Second Language acquisition. December 28, 2005, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

2001                Munda typology and drift. Harvard Roundtable on Ethnogenesis in Central and South Asia. May, 2001. Harvard University.

2000                Groucho Marks: A critique of markedness theory. Humboldt University, Berlin. (with David Stampe)

2000                Remarks on markedness. May, 2000. University of Konstanz, Germany.

1999                The substantive basis of phonology: ‘Phonetic grounding’ and phonetics. Poznań Linguistics Meeting. April. Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.

1999                Constraints and processes in phonological perception. Workshop on Constraints and Preferences. April. Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.

1996                The Integrity of phonetics and phonology. 29th Annual Meeting, Societas Linguistica Europaea, Sept. 4–8, 1996 (plenary session). Klagenfurt, Austria.

1995                The linguistic typology of South Asia: A holistic and rhythmic interpretation. 12th Annual South Asian Symposium on Language and Prehistory in South Asia. University of Hawai‘i , March 10, 1995.  (with David Stampe)

1994                Invited panel discussant. Conference on Austronesian Mainland-Asia connections. University of Hawai‘i , May 7, 1994.

1986                Munda language, culture, and religion. Third Annual Symposium, Center for South Asian Studies, University of Hawai‘i.

1985                Phonolog: a computational system for automatic phonological analysis. Conference on the Mathematics of Language, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. (with David Stampe)

1983                Child language and phonological theory. Conference on the Uses of Phonology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL Feb. 28, 1983. (with David Stampe)

1981                The phonology of Sora vowels. Conference on Munda Languages and Cultures, University of Chicago.

1981                The Austroasiatic origin of the opposite ordering of elements in Sora morphology and syntax. Conference on Munda Languages and Cultures, University of Chicago. (with David Stampe)

Other conference presentations:

2011                Vowel shifts, unchained. NWAV 40, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Oct. 27–30, 2011.

2004                The Phonological adaptation of French loan words in Khmer. 14th Meeting of the South East Asian Linguistic Society, Bangkok, Thailand, May 19–21, 2004.

2004                The Munda Lexical Archive. The Second Asian Lexicography Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand, May 24–26, 2004. (with David Stampe)

2002                Southeast Asian features in the Munda languages: Evidence for the analytic-to-synthetic drift of Munda. 28th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley Linguistics Society, University of California at Berkeley, February 15–17 2002. (with David Stampe)

1998                Perception in Optimality Theory: The frugality of the base. 24th Annual Meeting, Berkeley Linguistics Society, University of California at Berkeley, February 14–16 1998. (with Paul Lassettre)

1994                The innateness of phonemic perception. 24th Western Conference on Linguistics, UCLA, October 21–22, 1994.

1985                The English Vowel Shift: A typological perspective. Fourth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics. University of Amsterdam, April 11–13, 1985.

1984                What is evidence in phonology? International Conference on Natural Phonology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 1984.

1983                Rhythm and the holistic organization of language structure. Parasession on the Interplay of Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax, Chicago Linguistic Society, April 23, 1983. (with David Stampe)

1980                Sora prosody. Second International Conference on Austroasiatic Languages and Linguistics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, January 1980.

1977                Old Sam Peabody Peabody Peabody: Verbal imitations of bird song. Summer Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Honolulu, July 1977. (with David Stampe)

 1974               Southern discomfort. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. New York. December 1974.

1973                Chain shifts, reported mergers, and natural ordering in phonology. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic of the Society of America, San Diego, December 1973.

Departmental seminars:

2007                The (non-)paradox of ‘secondary split’: A note on phonologization. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar. Feb. 6, 2007.

2002                Southeast Asian features in the Munda languages: Evidence for the analytic-to-synthetic drift of Munda. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar.  (with David Stampe)

2001                Perception and phonemic representation. In Prof. Victoria Anderson’s Linguistics 750F: The role of Perception in Phonology. October 2001.

1998                Perception in Optimality Theory: The frugality of the base. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar. March, 1998. (with Paul Lassettre)

1996                The integrity of phonetics and phonology. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar. October 8, 1996.

1994                Phonological typology. Linguistics 615: The Nature of Language, University of Hawai‘i. November 16, 1994.

1994                On the relationship of phonetics and phonology. Linguistics 611: Acoustic Phonetics, University of Hawai‘i. April 12, 1994.

1993                Phonetics as phonology. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar. April 16, 1993.

1992                The interaction of production and perception in child phonology. In Prof. Ann Peters' Linguistics 650C: Language Acquisition. October 16, 1992.

1992                Natural Phonology in a Second Language. For Prof. Ken Rehg's seminar, Linguistics 750F: Foreign Accents. April 28, 1992.

1992                An overview of Natural Phonology: Production and perception. For Prof. Ken Rehg's seminar, Linguistics 750F: Foreign Accents. April 26, 1992.

1991                On the history of phonetics in the West. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar.

1990                Remarks on phonological perception. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar.         

1989                Constraints on assimilation. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar.

1988                Why there are vowel shifts? University of Hawai‘i , Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar.

1987                Memory and the acquisition of phonology. University of Hawai‘i Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar.

1983                Nonsegmental phonology. Invited lecture, Indiana University Linguistics Club, Bloomington, April 19, 1983. (with David Stampe)

1982                Language patterns in Southeast Asia. Guest lecture, International Studies Course: South and Southeast Asia, Ohio State University.

1981                Toward a nonsegmental phonology. Department of Linguistics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. (with David Stampe)

1981                Proto-Austroasiatic word order: evidence from Sora. Department of Linguistics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. (with David Stampe)

1981                Three lectures on new directions in natural phonology. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India. (with David Stampe)

1981                The divergent typology of the Austroasiatic languages and its historical and areal basis. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India. (with David Stampe)

1981                Morphological evidence in the historical syntax of the Austroasiatic languages. Calcutta Linguistic Society. (with David Stampe)

1980                Sora prosody. Second International Conference on Austroasiatic Languages and Linguistics, Hyderabad, India, January 1980.

1980                Three lectures on natural phonology: Introduction, Speech production, Speech perception. Department of Linguistics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

1980                The role of prosody in the typological evolution of languages. University of Hong Kong.

1980                Remarks on four-height vowel systems in Micronesian languages, Micronesian Seminar, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i .

1979                Drift. Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i. February 1979.

1979                Universal processes and Austroasiatic vowels. Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. October 1979.

1979                Prosody in the natural selection of sound patterns of languages. University of Salzburg. October 1979. (with David Stampe)

1979                A connection between the phonological and syntactic evolution of languages. Department of Linguistics, University of Sussex. December 1979

Field Work:

2009                Khmer Surin dialect. Bangkok, October, 2009.

2006                Sora (a Munda language of Orissa). Hyderabad, India. Oct. 18 – Nov. 20, 2006.

2005                Sora. Hyderabad and Mysore, India. Dec. 10, 2005 – Jan 2, 2006.

2004                Sora. Parlakhemundi, Orissa, India. May 31 – June 13, 2004.

1981                Santali, Mundari, Kharia (Munda languages of Bihar). Ranchi, India. Nov. – Dec, 1981.

                         Korku (a Munda language of Maharashtra), and Sora, Gutob, Remo, and Gta’ (Munda languages of Orissa). Mysore, India. Aug. – Oct. 1981.

1980                Sora and Juray, Munda languages of Orissa, Hyderabad, Jan. – June 1980.

1974                English dialects of the Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, and the North Carolina Outer Banks, June – July 1974.

Service:

Service to Department:

2007–              Graduate Co-Chair, Linguistics Department.

2001–              Undergraduate Coordinator: Academic Advisor to undergraduate linguistics majors.

2002–              Department Phonology committee: plans phonology curriculum, sets and evaluates phonology preliminary (qualifying) examinations.

2007–              Department Historical Linguistics Committee: sets and evaluates phonology preliminary (qualifying) examinations.

2002–2007     Department Personnel Committee.

2002–2003     Phonetics Lab Committee.

Service to University:

2005–2007     Faculty Senate. Research Committee: concerned with University-wide policies on research.

2003–2006     LLL Research and Training Revolving Fund Committee: Reading and evaluating grant applications for LLL Research and Training Revolving Fund.

2002–2005     LLL Curriculum Committee: Reading and evaluating course proposals and curriculum changes in LLL

Service to Field:

2011                 International Conference on Austroasiatic Linguistics. Reading and evaluating abstracts.

2001–2005     Editorial Board. Journal of Child Language.

2005                 Poznan Linguistics Meeting Organizing Committee. Reading and evaluating abstracts.

I have reviewed articles and books for Journal of the International Phonetics Association, Journal of Child Language, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, Phonology, Journal of Linguistics, Journal of the American Oriental Society, Mon-Khmer Studies, Oceanic Linguistics, Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics, and University of Hawai‘i Working Papers in Linguistics, and also for Oxford and other university presses.