Michael E. Boutin, PhD


Michael Boutin

Contact Info

Email: michael_boutin@diu.edu
Phone: (972) 708-7400 ext. 2029
Office: Mahler 102A

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Curriculum Vitae


Education

1994 Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Florida

1980 M.A. Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington

1979 B.A. University of New Mexico

 

Professional Experience

Dallas International University, Dallas, TX
2006 – Present

Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics

Courses Taught
AL4410 Principles of Grammatical Analysis
AL5406 Field Methods and Linguistic Analysis

Current Research and Institutional Instructional Activities
Grammatical analysis

 

Publications and Presentations

Books

2014. (Co-edited with Peter Sercombe & Adrian Clynes.) Advances in research on linguistic and cultural practices in Borneo (Monograph Series 15). Phillips, ME: Borneo Research Council.

2014. Bonggi-English-Malay dictionary. http://bonggi.webonary.org/.

2008. (Compiled with Hans J.B. Combrink, Craig Soderberg & Alanna Y. Boutin.) Indigenous groups of Sabah: An annotated bibliography of linguistic and anthropological sources. Part 1: Author index. Dallas, TX: SIL International. http://www.sil.org/system/files/reapdata/42/91/48/4291489610148040924465745635693828007/50498_Combrink_Indigenous_groups_Sabah_1.pdf.

2008. (Compiled with Hans J.B. Combrink, Craig Soderberg & Alanna Y. Boutin.) Indigenous groups of Sabah: An annotated bibliography of linguistic and anthropological sources. Part 2: Ethnic group index; topical index. Dallas, TX: SIL International. http://www.sil.org/system/files/reapdata/99/01/97/99019703210373623994968068483796397544/50499_Combrink_Indigenous_groups_Sabah_2.pdf.

2006. (Compiled with Hans J.B. Combrink, Craig Soderberg & Alanna Y. Boutin.) Indigenous groups of Sabah: An annotated bibliography of linguistic and anthropological sources, revised and updated edition (Sabah Museum Monograph 10, Part 1: Author index). Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Department of Sabah Museum.

2006. (Compiled with Hans J.B. Combrink, Craig Soderberg & Alanna Y. Boutin.) Indigenous groups of Sabah: An annotated bibliography of linguistic and anthropological sources, revised and updated edition (Sabah Museum Monograph 10, Part 2: Ethnic group index; topical index). Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Department of Sabah Museum.

2003. (Compiler.) Cassava: An annotated bibliography. SIL Electronic Working Papers 2003-001. Dallas, TX: SIL International. http://www.sil.org/resources/publications/entry/7852.

1993. (Co-edited with Inka Pekkanen.) Phonological descriptions of Sabah languages (Sabah Museum Monograph 4). Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Sabah Museum.

1986. (Compiler.) Indigenous groups of Sabah: An annotated bibliography of linguistic and anthropological sources, Supplement 1 (Sabah Museum Monograph 1, Part 2). Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Sabah Museum.

1984. (Compiled with Alanna Boutin.) Indigenous groups of Sabah: An annotated bibliography of linguistic and anthropological sources (Sabah Museum Monograph 1). Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Sabah Museum.

Selected articles

2015. (Co-authored with Wa Ode Nahla Nurhidayah.) Review of ‘A bibliography of the languages of Borneo (and Madagascar)’, by Robert Blust & Alexander D. Smith. Oceanic Linguistics 54(1). 317-322.

2014. New lessons from Borneo kinship: denominal kinship verbs in Bonggi. In Peter Sercombe, Michael Boutin & Adrian Clynes (eds.), Advances in research on linguistic and cultural practices in Borneo (Monograph Series 15), 227-249. Phillips, ME: Borneo Research Council.

2014. (Co-authored with Laura Belk.) Bonggi wordlists and their implications. SIL Electronic Working Papers 2014-007. Dallas, TX: SIL International. http://www.sil.org/system/files/reapdata/16/95/81/169581360001590003466645192465572873319/silewp2014_007.pdf.

2011. Towards a realizational approach to morphology in RRG. In Wataru Nakamura (ed.), New perspectives in Role and Reference Grammar, 2-34. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars. http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/people/faculty/vanvalin/rrg/RRG09/Boutin%20Towards%20a%20realizational%20approach%20to%20morphology.pdf.

2010. Metathesis in Bonggi. In Loren Billings & Nelleke Goudswaard (eds.), Piakandatu ami Dr. Howard P. McKaughan, 52-63. Manila: Linguistic Society of the Philippines and SIL Philippines. http://www.sil.org/system/files/reapdata/63/18/40/63184095110336671683591603296895248542/07_Boutin_McKaughan2010.pdf.

2010. A Role and Reference Grammar account of Bonggi adversative constructions. In Kenneth A. McElhanon & Ger Reesink (eds.),  A mosaic of languages and cultures: Studies celebrating the career of Karl J. Franklin, 20-37. Dallas, TX: SIL International.

2010. Review of ‘Kemaloh Lundayeh – English dictionary and bibliographic list of materials relating to the Lundayeh-Lun Bawang-Kelabit and related groups of Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei and East Kalimantan’, by Ricky Ganang, Jay Crain & Vicki Pearson-Rounds (Borneo Research Council Reference Series 1). Bijdragen Tot De Taal-, Land- En Volkenkunde 166(1). 121-124.

2009. The sociohistorical context of English borrowings in Bonggi. In Peter W. Martin & Peter G. Sercombe (eds.), Languages in Borneo: Diachronic and synchronic perspectives (Borneo Research Council Proceedings Series 8), 243-279. Phillips, ME: Borneo Research Council.

2009. Influence of lexical semantics on reflexes and allomorphs of *<um> and *<in> in Bonggi. Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society 1. 23-47. http://www.jseals.org/JSEALS-1.pdf.

2008. Review of ‘The Begak (Ida’an) language of Sabah’, by Nelleke Goudswaard. Bijdragen Tot De Taal, Land- En Volkenkunde 164(4). 539-542.

2007. Lexical decomposition and locative predicates in Bonggi. In Mark Alves, Paul Sidwell & David Gil (eds.), SEALS VIII Papers from the 8th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (1998), 25-43. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University. http://sealang.net/sala/archives/pdf8/boutin1998lexical.pdf.

2006. (Co-authored with Patricia Regis & Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan.) Coastal and island groups of Sabah. In Prof. Dato’ Dr. Hood Salleh (ed.), The encyclopedia of Malaysia: Peoples and traditions, vol. 13, 128-129. Kuala Lumpur: Editions Didier Millet.

2004. Linguistic encoding of responsibility in the Bonggi language of Sabah, Malaysia. In Gerald Knowles, Jamaliah Mohd Ali, Jariah Mohd Jan, Su’ad Awab & Zuraidah Mohd Don (eds.), Language, linguistics and the real world, Volume 1: Making linguistics relevant, 67-83. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya.

2004. Locative predicates in Bonggi. http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/vanvalin/rrg/vanvalin_papers/Locative.PDF.

2004. A Role & Reference Grammar account of Bonggi –an. In Somsonge Burusphat (ed.),  Papers from the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (2001 Bangkok), 71-85. Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University, Program for Southeast Asian Studies. http://sealang.net/sala/archives/pdf8/boutin2004role.pdf.

2002. Blocking nasal spread in Bonggi. In Marlys Macken (ed.), Papers from the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society 2000, 97-114. Tempe, AZ: Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University. http://sealang.net/sala/archives/pdf4/boutin2002blocking.pdf.

2002. Nominative and genitive case alternations in Bonggi. In Fay Wouk & Malcolm Ross (eds.), The history and typology of Western Austronesian voice systems, 209-239. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, the Australian National University.

2001. Voice alternations in Bonggi. In Karen L. Adams & Thomas John Hudak (eds.), Papers from the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society 1996, 47-70. Tempe, AZ: Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University. http://sealang.net/sala/archives/pdf8/boutin2001voice.pdf.

2000. The role of /l/ in blocking nasal spread in Bonggi. In Michael Leigh & Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (eds.), Borneo 2000: Language, management and tourism. Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial Borneo Research Conference, 170-188. Kuching: Institute of East Asian Studies, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

1996. Bonggi clitics. Pan-Asiatic Linguistics. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Language and Linguistics January 8-10, 1996, vol. 1, 211-231. Salaya, Thailand: Institute of Language and Culture for Rural Development, Mahidol University.

1994. Aspect in Bonggi. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Florida Ph.D. dissertation, University of Florida. Ann Arbor: UMI Dissertation Services. http://www.archive.org/details/aspectinbonggi00bout.

1991. Aspect and temporal reference in Banggi. In Stephen H. Levinsohn (ed.), Thematic continuity and development in languages of Sabah (Pacific Linguistics, Series C 118), 7-28. Canberra: Australian National University.

1990. Evaluating written and oral sources in ethnohistory studies: The case of Bonggi. In James T. Collins (ed.), Language and oral traditions in Borneo: Selected papers from The First Extraordinary Session of The Borneo Research Council, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, August 4-9, 1990 (Borneo Research Council Proceedings Series 2), 1-32. Williamsburg, VA: The Borneo Research Council.

1990. The Bonggi. In Sherwood G. Lingenfelter (ed.), Social organization of Sabah societies, 91-110. Kota Kinabalu: Sabah Museum and State Achives.

1986. (Co-authored with Alanna Boutin.) Banggi death customs. Sabah Society Journal 8(2). 274-283.

1987. (Co-authored with Alanna Boutin.) Classification of disease among the Banggi of Sabah. Anthropological Linguistics 29(2). 157-169.

1984. Banggi kinship terminology. Anthropological Linguistics 26(3). 305-312.

Selected presentations

2003. A corpus study of the syntax and semantics of na in Bonggi discourse. Third Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures, and Cultures [MICOLLAC 2003]. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2002. A Role & Reference Grammar account of adversative constructions in Bonggi. Seventh Biennial Conference of the Borneo Research Council July 15-18, 2002. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

2001. A Role & Reference Grammar account of Bonggi –an. 11th Annual Southeast Asian Linguistics Conference, May 16-18, 2001. Bangkok, Thailand.

2001. Where have all the adjectives gone in the indigenous languages of Sabah? Third International Malaysian Studies Conference, 6-8 August 2001. Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

1999. Locative predicates in RRG. Role and Reference Grammar Workshop and Conference, 23-25 July 1999. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

1996. A tale of two passives in Bonggi. Fourth Biennial Conference of the Borneo Research Council June 10-15, 1996. Brunei: Universiti Brunei Darussalam.