Monica Macaulay

Position title: Ada Deer Professor of Language Sciences


1164 Van Hise Hall

Language Sciences

Co-director, Wisconsin Indigenous Languages Lab

Story: Visit to the WI Indigenous Languages Lab


Ph.D. Linguistics, University of California-Berkeley, 1987
M.A. Linguistics, University of California-Berkeley, 1981
A.B. Linguistics, University of California-Berkeley, 1979


Ling 322: Morphology
Ling 371: Survey of North American Indian Languages
Ling 373: Topics in Linguistics – Language Endangerment & Revitalization
Ling 426: Field Methods I
Ling 522: Advanced Morphology
Ling 571: Structure of a Language – Menominee
Ling 690: Capstone in Linguistics – Topics in Menominee Grammar
Ling 800: Research Methods & Materials
Ling 977: Seminar – Lexical Semantics and Derivation in the Algonquian Verb

Selected Publications

To appear. Strategies for Lexical Expansion in Algonquian Languages. (With Rachel Fedorchak, Vade Kamenitsa-Hale, and Hunter Thompson Lockwood.) Language Documentation and Conservation.

To appear. Participial Ordinal Numbers in Menominee. Anthropological Linguistics.

To appear. Applicatives across Algonquian. Applicative Constructions, De Gruyter Comparative Handbooks of Linguistics, Denis Creissels and Fernando Zúñiga (eds.). (With Hunter Thompson Lockwood.)

2022. Prosodic Templates in Algonquian Reduplication and Initial Change. (With Joseph Salmons.) Linguistic Preferences: Essays in Honour of Theo Vennemann, ed. by Patrizia Noel Aziz Hanna and Laura Catherine Smith, pp. 17-48. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

2021. Classifier Medials Across Algonquian: A First Look. (With Jerome Biedny, Matthew Burner, and Andrea Cudworth.) International Journal of American Linguistics 87(1):1-47.

2018. Reduplication in Menominee. Anthropological Linguistics 60(1):30-43.

2016. Synchrony and Diachrony in Menominee Derivational Morphology. (With Joseph Salmons.) Morphology 26.1–37.

2015. Characterizing Evidentiality. (With Claudia Brugman.) Linguistic Typology 19(2):201-237.

2015. A Monoclausal Analysis of Menominee WH-Questions. (With Meredith Johnson.) International Journal of American Linguistics 81(3):337-377.

2014. Ézhe-bmadzimgek gdebodwéwadmi-zheshmomenan: Potawatomi Dictionary. (Co-compiled with Lindsay Marean, Laura Welcher, and Kimberly Wensaut; self-published with the Forest County Potawatomi Community.)

2013. The Native Languages of Wisconsin. (With Karen Washinawatok.) In Wisconsin Talk: Linguistic Diversity in the Badger State, Tom Purnell, Eric Raimy, and Joseph Salmons, eds.), pp. 15-25. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

2012. Menominee Dictionary (Self-published with Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.)

2011. Surviving Linguistics: A Guide for Graduate Students (second edition). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. (First edition 2006.)

2009. A Beginner’s Dictionary of Menominee. (Co-compiled with Marianne Milligan; self-published with Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.)

2005. The Syntax of Chalcatongo Mixtec: Preverbal and Postverbal. In Verb First: On the Syntax of Verb-Initial Languages. Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley, and Sheila Ann Dooley (eds.), pp. 341-366. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

1997. Don’t Touch My Projectile: Gender Bias and Stereotyping in Syntactic Examples. (With Colleen Brice.) Language 73(4):798-825.

1996. A Grammar of Chalcatongo Mixtec. University of California Publications in Linguistics, Vol. 127. Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press.

1995. The Phonology of Glottalization in Mixtec. (With Joseph C. Salmons.) International Journal of American Linguistics 61(1):38–61.

1987. Morphology and Cliticization in Chalcatongo Mixtec. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California-Berkeley.


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