Michael Cahill

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Selected publications

Cahill, Michael. To appear. Non-linguistic factors in orthography development. In Michael Cahill and Keren Rice (eds.), Developing orthographies for unwritten languages. Dallas: SIL International.

Cahill, Michael. 2012. Polar question intonation in Kͻnni. In Michael R. Marlo, Nikki B. Adams, Christopher R. Green, Michelle Morrison, and Tristan M. Purvis (eds.), Selected Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics: African languages in context, College Park, Md., 10–12 June 2011, 90–98. Somerville, Mass.: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/42/paper2761.pdf.

Cahill, Michael. 2009. Konni vowel feature spread across consonants. In Masangu Matondo, Fiona McLaughlin, and Eric Potsdam (eds.), Selected Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics: Linguistic theory and African language documentation, Gainesville, Fla. 22–25 March 2007,17–25. Somerville, Mass.: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/38/paper2132.pdf.

Cahill, Michael. 2008. Why labial-velar stops merge to g͡b. Phonology 25(3):379–398.

Cahill, Michael. 2007. Aspects of the morphology and phonology of Konni. Dallas: SIL International.

Cahill, Michael. 2004. Tonal polarity in Konni nouns. Studies in African Linguistics 33(1):1–33.

Cahill, Michael. 1999. Aspects of the phonology of labial-velar stops. Studies in African Languages 28(2):155–184.

Cahill, Michael. 1999. From endangered to less endangered: Case histories from Brazil and Papua New Guinea. SIL Electronic Working Papers 1996-001. www.sil.org/silewp/1999/006/.

Cahill, Michael, and Elke Karan. 2008. Factors in designing effective orthographies for unwritten languages. SIL Electronic Working Papers 2008-001. www.sil.org/silewp/abstract.asp?ref=2008-001.

Other

Cahill, Michael. 2011. Non-linguistic factors in orthography development. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Penn. January 6–9, 2011. www.sil.org/linguistics/2011LSASymposium/downloads/LSA_Orthog_Symp_-_Non-Linguistic_Factors.pdf.

Cahill, Michael. 2010. Tonal polarity and dissimilation are distinct. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Md. January 7–10, 2010.

Cahill, Michael. 2008. The phonetics and phonology of labial-velars in Dagbani. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Athens, Ga. April 18–20, 2008.

Cahill, Michael. 2005. The nature of labialvelar obstruents. Paper presented at the Association for Linguistic Typology 6th Biennial Meeting, Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia. July 21–25, 2005.

Cahill, Michael. 2005. Perception of Yoruba word-initial [g͡b] and [b]. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Statesboro, Ga. April 1–2, 2005.

Cahill, Michael. 2002. Dissimilation of /r/ in Konni. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif. January 3–7, 2002.

Cahill, Michael. 2000. Tonal diversity in languages of Papua New Guinea. Paper presented at the Tone and Pitch Accent Conference, Tromsø, Norway. June 5–7, 2000.

Publications in SIL International Bibliography