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Michael Dow

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Education · Experience · Publications · Selected talks · Teaching · Grants & Awards · Service

Last update: June 16, 2020


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Education

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Doctor of Philosophy, French Linguistics & General Linguistics (joint), October 2014
Master of Arts, General Linguistics, September 2013
Master of Arts, French Linguistics, December 2012

St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Bachelor of Arts, French, Classics (majors), Linguistics (minor), May 2008


Experience

2014 – present
Assistant professor, Université de Montréal, Department of Linguistics and Translation

2009 – 2011, 2012 – 2014
Associate instructor, Indiana University, department of French and Italian

2012 – 2013
Research assistant, Michael Becker. Indiana University.

2011 – 2012
Associate instructor, Indiana University, department of linguistics

2010 – 2012
Research assistant, Daniel Dinnsen. Indiana University.

2010 – 2012
Instructor, Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages, Brest (France)


Publications

Refereed journal articles


forthcoming

Dow M. A phonetic-phonological study of vowel height and nasal coarticulation in French. Journal of French Language Studies.

in revision

Martinez R, Goad H, Dow M. L1 phonological effects on L2 (non-)naïve perception: A cross-language investigation of the oral-nasal vowel contrast in Brazilian Portuguese. Second Language Research.

in preparation

Dow M. Onset sonority, prosody and liquid alternations in Dogon. Anticipated submission: August 2020.

2019

Dow M, Gibson M, Johnson C. Tongue displacement, vowel height and nasality in Québec French: An acoustic and articulatory study. Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan 23: 130-147.
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2016

Dow M. Nasalisation régressive en picard et en français : Preuves phonétiques des différences phonologiques. Bien dire et bien aprandre 32: 27-52.

2013

Dinnsen D, Dow M, Gierut JA, Morrisette ML, Green CR. The coronal fricative problem. Lingua 131: 157-178
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Refereed conference proceedings


forthcoming

Dow M. Subsegmental interactions between affrication and devoicing in Québec French. Proceedings of the 2019 annual conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association.

in preparation

Dow M. Experimental and typological approaches to nasal vowel sonority. Proceedings of the 2020 annual conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association. Anticipated submission: July 2020.

2019

Dow M. A corpus study of phonological factors in novel English blends. Proceedings of the 2018 annual conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association: 1-14.
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Dow M, Gibson M, Johnson C. Ultrasound and nasometric evidence for high vowel nasalization in Montreal French. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences: 1744-1748.
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Dow M. Mind your /ti/'s and q's: A subsegmental approach to affrication in Québec French. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics 41: 1-11.
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2013

Dow M. Hybrid opacity in Berbice Dutch Creole. Supplemental Proceedings of the Annual Meetings on Phonology.: 1-14.
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Selected talks

2020

Dow M. Experimental and typological approaches to nasal vowel sonority. Annual conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association. Online.
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2019

Dow M. Subsegmental interactions between affrication and devoicing in Québec French. Annual conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, Vancouver, Canada.
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Dow M. Mind your /ti/'s and q's: A subsegmental approach to affrication in Quebec French. Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto Phonetics-Phonology Workshop, Toronto, Canada.
[abstract] · [slides]

Dow M, Gibson M, Johnson C. Ultrasound and nasometric evidence for controlled high vowel nasalization in Montreal French. 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia.
[slides]

2018

Dow M. Let me see that truncussy: Elucidating patterns in a novel blending meme. Montreal-Ottawa-Toronto Phonetics-Phonology Workshop, Hamilton, Canada.
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Dow M. A corpus study of phonological factors in novel English blends. Annual conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, Regina, Canada.
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2017

Dow M. Vowel-specific metrics of phonological nasalization in French. Annual Congress of the Canadian Linguistics Association, Toronto, Canada.
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Dow M, Green CR, Hendrickson R. Elucidating Dogon prosodic structures: the case of liquid ‘flip-frops’ in Beni (Dogon). Poster presentation. Annual Conference on African Linguistics (48), Bloomington, IN, United States.
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Dow M. Phonological Consequences of high front vowel nasalization in French. Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester, England.
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2016

Dow M. Temporal vs. area-sum measurements of vowel nasality. Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America. Washington, DC, United States.
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2015

Dow M. Issues in identifying nasal vowel markedness. Old World Conference in Phonology 16, Barcelona, Spain.
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Dow M. High vowel nasalization and contrast preservation in French. Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, Ottawa, Canada.
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2013

Dow M. Multiple repairs for voiced obstruent codas in Berbice Dutch Creole. Manchester Phonology Meeting 21, Manchester, England.
[handout]

Dow M. Too much, too little, too late: Hybrid opacity in Berbice Dutch Creole. Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference 18, Ann Arbor, MI, United States.
[handout]

2010

Dow M, Green CR. On the seemingly opaque morphophonology of Najamba (Dogon). Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology 16, Evanston, IL, United States.
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Teaching

Université de Montréal (2015 – present)

Introductory phonetics and phonology (LNG1400)
Undergraduate phonology (LNG2470)
Advanced Phonology (LNG3070)
Graduate phonology (LNG6360)

Indiana University (2009 – 2014)

Introductory French (F100, F115)
Intermediate French (F200, F250)
Pronunciation and phonetics (F315)
French conversation (F316)
Reading knowledge for graduate students (F492)
Introductory graduate phonology (L542, with Daniel Dinnsen)
Advanced graduate phonology (L642, with Daniel Dinnsen)

Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language (2010 – 2012)

French conversation & communication


Grants & Awards

2019

Internal grant, Université de Montréal/SSHRC. $5,892 (CAD)
Travel grant, Université de Montréal. $2,000 (CAD)

2017

Internal grant, Université de Montréal/SSHRC. $4,670 (CAD)

2016

Collaborator in L'Hypothèse lexicaliste et la représentation mentale des noms déverbaux, SSHRC (principal investigators: Daniel Valois, Phaedra Royle). $44,350 (CAD)

2015

Internal grant, Université de Montréal/SSHRC. $4,215 (CAD)

2014

Structural differences between French and Picard: Evidence from phonetics and phonology. National Science Foundation, Linguistics, Doctoral Dissertation Research. $12,449 (USD)

2013

Student Conference Travel Funds. Department of Linguistics, Indiana University. $200 (USD)
Householder Research Funds. Department of Linguistics, Indiana University. $500 (USD)
Gertrude F. Weathers Fellowship. Department of French & Italian, Indiana University. $5,250 (USD)
Travel Funds. Department of French & Italian, Indiana University. $275 (USD)

2012

Grace P. Young Award. Department of French & Italian, Indiana University.


Service

Service to the profession

Reviewer for Speech Communication (1 article), Communication, lettres et sciences du langage (1 article), Glossa (1 article), Lingua (2 articles), Indiana University Linguistics Club Working Papers Online (2 articles).

Canadian Association of Linguistics: Program committee, student paper committee, ad hoc committee for relations with the Linguistic Society of America, ad hoc committee for the Canadian Linguistics Olympiad

Departmental service
Comité d'études
Comité d'études supérieures
Comité de conflits d'intérêt et de déontologie
Comité d'évaluation des chargé(e)s de cours
Comité responsable des bourses