[ˈpè̝tə́ɾ ˈjúɾɡə̀ʦ]University of Toronto
Department of Linguistics
100 St. George St.
Canada M5S 3G3
I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Department of Linguistics. My research interests fall within theoretical phonology. I am particularly interested in feature theory, assimilation, loanwords, tone, Optimality Theory, Harmonic Serialism, and Slavic languages.
The most convenient way to reach me is by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- January 2016 ▸ I will be presenting a talk (with Bronwyn Bjorkman, Queen's University) at the 13th Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP) in Budapest, Hungary.
- October 2015 ▸ I presented a talk (with Frederick Gietz and Maida Percival, UofT) at the 46th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistics Society (NELS) at Concordia University in Montreal.
- October 2015 ▸ I presented two posters (with Avery Ozburn, UBC, and with Frederick Gietz & Maida Percival, UofT) at the 2015 Annual Meeting on Phonology in Vancouver.
- September 2015 ▸ I was an invited speaker at the SinFonIJA 8 conference at the University of Ljubljana.
- June 2015 ▸ I taught a class at the LOT Summer School 2015 at KU Leuven. Check out the course website.
- April 2015 ▸ My squib (coauthored with Francesc Torres-Tamarit) Lapsed derivations: Ternary stress in Harmonic Serialism appeared in the second issue of the current volume of Linguistic Inquiry [Pre-publication version].
- January 2015 ▸ I gave a talk about variation and derived environment effects at York University.
- December 2014 ▸ I talked about variable palatalization in Slovenian at the Palatalization Conference at the University of Tromsø.
- August 2014 ▸ My paper Morphology Affects Loanword Phonology appeared in the Proceedings of NELS 43.
- May 2014 ▸ I gave a talk about arguments for and against consonant harmony as spreading at the ABC↔Conference at the University of California, Berkeley.
- March 2014 ▸ I presented Chainshifting in Šmartno and Input Positional Faithfulness at the 32nd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (with Tina Razboršek).
- December 2013 ▸ I presented Schrödinger's Features at the University of Tromsø.
- January 2013 ▸ My paper Two types of parasitic assimilation appeared in the current issue of Nordlyd.
- January 2013 ▸ My review of Rachel Walker's Vowel Patterns in Language appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of Phonology.
- In Fall 2015, I am teaching LIN322 Phonological Theory. I am also moderating Junior Forum for first year PhD students (with Guillaume Thomas).
- In Winter 2016, I will be teaching LIN229 Sound Patterns in Language and LIN1222 Advanced Phonology II.
- In the fall, my office hours are on Mondays at 1.15 pm and Wednesdays at 2.15 pm, or by appointment (Sidney Smith 4083). Schedule yours by writing me an email.