First Nations Languages Program
c/o Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts, UBC
1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia
M.A., University of Toronto, 1973
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1976
Dissertation: Theoretical Issues in Dakota Phonology and Morphology
Dr. Shaw specializes in phonological theory, and on language documentation and revitalization. She works on the phonology of several First Nations languages of British Columbia. Much of her work on documentation and revitalization is bound up with the First Nations Languages (FNLG) Program; she has been the Director of the FNLG Program since its inception more than a decade ago.
2008a. "Inside Access: The Prosodic Role of Internal Morphological Constituency." In Kristin Hanson and Sharon Inkelas, eds. The Nature of the Word: Essays in honor of Paul Kiparsky. Cambridge: MIT Press. 241-272.
2008b. "Scat Syllables and Markedness Theory." In S. Cummins et al., eds. All the things you are: a Festschrift in honour of Jack Chambers. 145-179.
2008c. "Oral-laryngeal timing in glottalised resonants." Co-authored with Bird, Sonya, Marion Caldecott, Fiona Campbell, and Bryan Gick. Journal of Phonetics, Vol. 36.3: 492-507.
2005a. "Non-adjacency in Reduplication." In Bernhard Hurch, ed. Studies in Reduplication. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 159-208.
2004a. "Reduplicant Order and Identity: Never trust a Salish CVC either?" In Donna Gerdts and Lisa Matthewson, eds. Studies in Salish Linguistics in Honor of M. Dale Kinkade. University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics No. 17. 1-26.
2001. "Language and Identity, Language and the Land." BC Studies, no. 131. Pp. 39-55.
2005b. "Patterns and timing of resonant glottalization in Nɬeʔkepmxcin." Co-authored with Fiona Campbell, UBC; Flora Ehrhardt and Patricia McKay, Lytton Indian Band, BC. In Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages. UBCWPL 16: 210-224.
2004b. "Negotiating Against Loss: Responsibility, Reciprocity, and Respect in Endangered Language Research." In O. Sakiyama, F. Endo, H. Watanabe, F. Sasama, eds., Lectures on Endangered Languages: 4. Kyoto: Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim (ELPR).
2002a. "On the Edge: Obstruent Clusters in Salish." In Proceedings of the Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 7). UBCWPL 10. 119-136.
2002b. "Numerals and Lexical Suffixes in hәn̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Salish." In collaboration with S.J. Blake and J. Campbell. In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages. UBCWPL 11. 293-334.
2000. "Perspectives on Literacy in Endangered Language Revitalization." In Nicholas Ostler, ed. Proceedings of the Foundation for Endangered Languages Conference, Charlotte, NC.