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Name: Yen-hwei  Lin
Institution: Michigan State University
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State and/or Country: MI
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Selected Publications: 2007 The Sounds of Chinese. Cambridge University Press.

2007 'Ungrammatical Affixed Words in the Huojia Dialect' Taiwan Journal of Linguistics, 5.1: 1-18.

2005 'Piro Affricates: Phonological Edge Effects and Phonetic Anti-edge Effects' The Internal Organization of Phonological Segments, edited by Jeroen van de Weijer and Marc van Oostendorp. Berlin/New York, Mouton de Gruyter.

2004 'Chinese Affixal Phonology: Some Analytical and Theoretical Issues' Special Issue on Phonetics and Phonology, Language and Linguistics, 5

2002 'The Front Rounded Glide in Mandarin Mid Vowel Assimilation,' Chinese Phonology (special issue), 11: 29-48.

2002 'Mid Vowel Assimilation across Mandarin Dialects,' Journal of East Asian Linguistics, 11.4: 303-347.

2001 'An Optimality-Theoretic Account of Dialect Variation in Er-Suffixation: A Case Study of Zhejiang Wu Dialects' Chinese Phonology in Generative Grammar, edited by De Bao Xu, 193-222. San Diego, Academic Press.

2001 'Toward a Unified Account of Three Classes of Huojia Affixed Words' Chinese Phonology in Generative Grammar, edited by De Bao Xu, 223-240. San Diego, Academic Press.

2000 'Agreement and Disagreement of Vowel Features: Mid Vowel Assimilation in Yanggu' Language and Linguistics 1, 139-159, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

2000 'On Minor Syllables,' Item Order in Language and Speech, Proceedings of LP'98 (International Linguistics and Phonetics Conference 1998), edited by Osamu Fujimura, Brian D. Joseph and Bohumil Palek, Volume II, 163-183. Prague: the Karolinum Press, Charles University.

1999 Assimilation and the Concealment Function of Chinese Secret Languages,' Chinese Languages and Linguistics 5, 177-203. Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

1997 'Syllabic and Moraic Structures in Piro' Phonology 14.3, 403-436.

1997 'Cyclic and Noncyclic Affixation in Piro' Phonology in Progress-Progress in Phonology, Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics Phonology Papers III, edited by Geert Booij and Jeroen van de Weijer, 167-188. The Hague: Holland Academic Graphics.

1997 'A Typology of Chinese Affixation,' Chinese Languages and Linguistics 4, 405-424, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

1996 'Surface Vowels and Markedness,' Studies in the Linguistic Sciences 26(1/2), 205-216.

1993 'Degenerate Affixes and Templatic Constraints: Rime Change in Chinese,' Language 69.4, 649-682.

1992 'Vocalic Underspecification in Two Mandarin dialects: A Case Against Radical Underspecification,' Journal of East Asian Linguistics 1.3, 219-253.
Courses Taught: Introduction to linguistics
Phonetics and phonology
Phonological theory
Non-linear phonology and morphology
Optimality theory
Dissertation Director * of: "Good-by, You or!?" - A study of linguistic patterns in American and Chinese leave-taking after dinner
(Li Qing Kinnison, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Optimality Theory in Phonology: A reader

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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