[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, and Slavic languages.
The most convenient way to reach me is by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- In May 2014, I will talk about arguments for and against consonant harmony as spreading at the ABC↔Conference at the University of California, Berkeley.
- My paper Two types of parasitic assimilation appeared in the current issue of Nordlyd.
- My review of Rachel Walker's Vowel Patterns in Language appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of Phonology.
- in March 2014, I presented Chainshifting in Šmartno and Input Positional Faithfulness at the 32nd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (with Tina Razboršek).
- In December 2013, I presented Schrödinger's Features at the University of Tromsø.
- In May 2013, presented Lapsed Derivations: Ternary Stress in Harmonic Serialism at the Manchester Phonology Meeting (with Francesc Torres Tamarit). [Email me for the manuscript.]
- In May 2013, I also gave two lectures at the University of Ljubljana. On May 23, I talked about loanwords and phonological theory. On May 29, I presented my work on morphologically conditioned allomorphy in Slovenian.
- I am one of the organizers of the 11th Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP11) in Leiden/Amsterdam (January 2014).
- I taught two courses (Intro to OT and Loanword Phonology) at the 2013 EGG Summer School. The handouts are available here.
- My dissertation Feature Spreading 2.0: A Unified Theory of Assimilation is now available on Lingbuzz.
- My squib Disjunctive Lexical Stratification appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of Linguistic Inquiry.
- In Winter 2014, I have been teaching LIN229 Sound Patterns in Language and LIN1222 Advanced Phonology 2.
- In Fall 2014, I will teach LIN1223 Advanced Phonology 3.
- In Spring 2015, I will teach LIN229 Sound Patterns in Language.