Karin Michelson: Publications

* co-authors are listed alphabetically


Books and Monographs

in press Michelson, Karin, Norma Kennedy, and Mercy Doxtator Glimpses of Oneida Life.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2011 Resource Guide for Oneida, Cayuga, and Mohawk. Ontario Ministry of Education. (Karin Michelson listed as “linguist” and Catherine Price as “writer.” More accurately, this guide was written by Michelson with the tremendous editing expertise and skills of Price.)

2002   Michelson, Karin, and Mercy Doxtator. Oneida-English/English Oneida Dictionary. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

1989   *Gerdts, Donna B., and Karin Michelson, eds.Theoretical Perspectives on Native American Languages. New York: SUNY Press.

1988  Michelson, Karin. A Comparative Study of Lake-Iroquoian Accent. Dordrecht: Reidel.

1981   Michelson, Karin. Three Stories in Oneida, told and translated by Georgina Nicholas. The  Mercury Series, Ethnology division, paper no. 73. Ottawa: National Museum  of Man.

1981   Michelson, Karin, and Mercy Doxtator. Oneida Language Drills, edited by Mary Pepper. University of Western Ontario: Centre for the  Research and Teaching of Canadian Native Languages, University of Western  Ontario.



2015  Michelson, Karin. Gender in Oneida, in Gender Across Languages, Volume 4, ed. by Marlis Hellinger and Heiko Motschenbacher, 277-301 John Benjamins Press.

2015 *Koenig, Jean-Pierre, and Karin Michelson. Morphological complexity ą la Oneida, in Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity, ed. by Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown, and Greville Corbett, 69-92. Oxford University Press.

2015 *Koenig, Jean-Pierre, and Karin Michelson. Invariance in Argument Realization: The case of Iroquoian. Language 91, 1-47.

2014 *Koenig, Jean and Karin Michelson. Deconstructing SYNtax, in Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, ed. by Stefan Müller, 114-134. CSLI Publications.

2012 *Koenig, Jean-Pierre, and Karin Michelson. The (non)-universality of syntactic selection and functional application, in Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 9, ed. by C. Pinon, 185-205.

2012  Gick, B, H. Bliss, K. Michelson, and R. Radanov. Articulation without acoustics: “Soundless” vowels in Oneida and Blackfoot. Journal of Phonetics 40, 45-63.

2011   Michelson, Karin. Iroquoian Languages, in Oxford Bibliographies Online: Linguistics, ed. by Mark Aronoff. New York: Oxford University Press.

2010 *Koenig, Jean-Pierre, and Karin Michelson. Argument Structure of Oneida Kinship Terms. International Journal of American Linguistics 76: 169-205.

2006   Michelson, Karin. Oneida, in Encyclopedia of the Midwest (Native American Languages, ed. by D.R. Preston. Indiana University Press.

2002   Michelson, Karin. Emotions in Oneida. Pragmatics and Cognition 10, 179-200.

2000   Michelson, Karin. Utterance-final phenomena in Oneida, in Osamu Fujimura, Brian D. Joseph and Bohumil Palek, eds., Item Order in Language and Speech, Proceedings of LP'98, 31-45. Prague: Charles University Press.

1998   *Koenig, Jean-Pierre, and Karin Michelson. Review Article: The Polysynthesis Parameter (Mark C. Baker), Language 1998, 129-136.

1991   Michelson, Karin. Possessor stranding in Oneida. Linguistic Inquiry 22, 756-771.

1991   Michelson, Karin. Compensatory lengthening, in W. Bright, ed., Oxford International  Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Oxford University Press.

1991   Michelson, Karin. Semantic features of agent and patient core case marking in Oneida. Buffalo  papers in Linguistics 091-II, ed. by R. Van Valin, 114-146.

1990   Michelson, Karin. The Oneida lexicon. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the  Berkeley Linguistics Society (Special Session on General Topics in American  Indian Linguistics), 73-85.

1989   Michelson, Karin. Invisibility: Vowels without a timing slot in Mohawk, in D.B. Gerdts and K.  Michelson, eds., Theoretical Perspectives on Native American Languages.   New York: SUNY Press, 38-69.

1986   Michelson, Karin. Ghost r's in Onondaga: an autosegmental analysis of *r-stems, in L. Wetzels  and E. Sezer, eds., Studies on Compensatory Lengthening. Dordrecht: Foris,  147-166.

1981   Michelson, Karin. A philological investigation into 17th-century Mohawk. International Journal  of American Linguistics 47, 91-102.

1981   Michelson, Karin. Stress, epenthesis, and syllable structure in Mohawk., Harvard Studies in  Phonology II, ed. by G.N. Clements. Indiana University Linguistics Club,  311-353.

1980   Michelson, Karin. The edge of the forest revisited. International Journal of American Linguistics-  Native American Texts Series 4 (=Northern Iroquoian Texts), ed. by M. Mithun  and H. Woodbury, 26-40.

1978   Michelson, Karin. Evidence from Mohawk against an unordered rule hypothesis. Harvard Studies  in Phonology I, ed. by G.N. Clements. Dept. of Linguistics, Harvard  University, 335-47.