Occasional Papers in Applied Linguistics (OPAL)

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No.15 Onset Cluster Typologies: An Appendix
by Stephen Jay and Steve Parker
Dallas International University


No.14 Apuntes sobre la Gramática del Chamikuro (Notes on Chamikuro Grammar)
by Steve Parker
Dallas International University


No.13 Onset Cluster Typologies
by Stephen Jay and Steve Parker
Dallas International University


No.12 Towards a New Analysis of Wakhi Clitics
by Erin SanGregory
DIU Student


No.11 Negation in Kamasau
by Joy Sanders
DIU Associate Instructor


No. 10. Word Stress in Lezgian in Optimality Theory
by Sarah Moeller
DIU Student


No. 9. How many constraints are there? A preliminary inventory of OT phonological constraints
by Karen C. Ashley, Lynette Disch, David C. Ford, Erin MacSaveny, Steve Parker, Carla Unseth, Angela M. Williams, Rachel Wong, and Brendon Yoder
DIU Students and Faculty
(Accompanying database: Excel data file)

Number 8 edited by Steve Parker and written by a student in his Applied Phonology course, spring 2010.
No. 8. Moore Tonal Polarity
by Juliann Spencer
DIU Student

Numbers 3-7 edited by Steve Parker and written by students in his Applied Phonology course, spring 2009.

No. 7. Vowel Harmony in Wolof
by Carla Unseth
DIU Student

No. 6. An Optimality Theory Analysis of Vowel Harmony in Ndruna
by Angela Williams
DIU Student 

No. 5. Verbal Tone in Chizigula
by Erin MacSaveny
DIU Student 

No. 4. Phonological Variations in Kabul Persian: An Optimality Theory Analysis
by Paul Williamson
DIU Student

No. 3. Morphophonemic Gemination in Latin
Michael Fiddler
DIU Student 

No. 2. The Three Forms of the Arabic Causative
by David C. Ford
DIU Student 

No. 1. Prosodically Motivated Focus in Hausa:  An Optimality Theory Account
by Joseph Lovestrand
DIU Student