Dr. Linda Konnerth

Buber Fellow: 
2016
Research Field: 

historical linguistics

Academic interests: 

historical linguistics, (diachronic) morphosyntax, verbal person indexation, Trans-Himalayan (Sino-Tibetan) language family (especially the South Central, or Kuki-Chin, branch), languages of Northeast India, language contact, linguistic typology, linguistic fieldwork, language description and documentation

Current Projects: 

Hierarchical agreement in South Central (Kuki-Chin) languages, A grammar of Monsang

Curriculum Vitae: 
Education

PhD, 2014, Linguistics, University of Oregon
MA, 2009, Linguistics, University of Oregon

Publications: 
Edited volumes

Konnerth, Linda, Stephen Morey, and Amos Teo. In preparation. North East Indian Linguistics Volume 8. Canberra: Australian National University, Asia-Pacific Linguistics Open Access.
Konnerth, Linda, Stephen Morey, Priyankoo Sarmah, and Amos Teo. 2015. North East Indian Linguistics Volume 7. Canberra: Australian National University, Asia-Pacific Linguistics Open Access.
Hyslop, Gwendolyn, Linda Konnerth, Stephen Morey, and Priyankoo Sarmah. 2014. North East Indian Linguistics Volume 6. Canberra: Australian National University, Asia-Pacific Linguistics Open Access.

Peer-reviewed articles:
Konnerth, Linda. 2016. “The Proto-Tibeto-Burman nominalizing prefix *gV-.” Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 39 (1): 3–32.
Konnerth, Linda. 2015. “A new type of convergence at the deictic center: Second person and cislocative in Karbi (Tibeto-Burman).” Studies in Language 39 (1): 24–45.
Konnerth, Linda, and Amos Teo. 2014. “Acoustic-statistical and perceptual investigations of Karbi tones: A peculiar case of incomplete neutralisation of F0.” In North East Indian Linguistics Volume 6, edited by Gwendolyn Hyslop, Linda Konnerth, Stephen Morey, and Priyankoo Sarmah, 13-37. Canberra: Australian National University, Asia-Pacific Linguistics Open Access.
Konnerth, Linda. 2012. “The nominalizing velar prefix *gV- in Tibeto-Burman languages of Northeast India.” In North East Indian Linguistics Volume 4, edited by Gwendolyn Hyslop, Stephen Morey, and Mark W. Post, 58-80. New Delhi: Foundation/Cambridge University Press India.
Konnerth, Linda. 2011. “Functions of nominalization in Karbi.” In North East Indian Linguistics Volume 3, edited by Gwendolyn Hyslop, Stephen Morey, and Mark W. Post, 120-34. New Delhi: Foundation/Cambridge University Press India.

Other articles:
Konnerth, Linda. In press. “Karbi.” In The Sino-Tibetan Languages, 2nd edition, edited by Graham Thurgood and Randy LaPolla. Routledge, Curzon.
Joseph, U.V., and Linda Konnerth. 2015. “Using Eastern Indo-Aryan borrowings in Tiwa to help model the contact scenarios: A case study in loanword phonology.” In Language and culture in Northeast India and beyond: In honor of Robbins Burling, edited by Mark Post, Stephen Morey, and Scott DeLancey, 140–161. Canberra: Australian National University, Asia-Pacific Linguistics.
Konnerth, Linda. 2014. “Additive Focus and Additional Functions of Karbi (Tibeto-Burman) =tā.” In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, edited by Kayla Carpenter, Oana David, Florian Lionnet, Christine Sheil, Tammy Stark, and Vivian Wauters, 206–222. Berkeley, CA: eLanguage (Linguistic Society of America).