Publications, Presentations, and Talks
Bates, J. (2021). Toward a typology of change in Person Marker reference. Submission to Folia Linguistica (Historica). Submission Draft.
Bates, J. (2019). What is Definite and what is not in South Eastern Wastek. in Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics. Vol 40. Link.
Bates, J. (2019). The Lowland Mayan First Person Shift In Typological Context. In Proceedings of Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics 5. Link.
Marlo, M. & Bates, J. (Submitted). Tiriki Segmental Phonology. book chapter for Marlo, M. (ed.)Tiriki Grammar Sketch.
[75%] When clitic ‘doubling’ isn’t doubling: Purely morphological multiple exponence in Tzeltal Mayan. Prepping for journal submission.
[70%] Simplification of Wastekan Set A Person Marking: Implications for Proto-Mayan. Prepping for journal submission.
[50%] Movement Sensitive ɸ-probes: In Bahdini Kurdish and Wastek Mayan. Prepping for journal submission.
[Draft] ¿De donde ‘u’? On the origins of third person absolutive marking in Wastek Mayan. Prepping for conference submission.
[Draft] The diachrony of transitive clitics in Wastek Mayan. Prepping for conference submission.
Presentations & Talks
Bates, J. (2019). Deriving the Eastern Cholan 2nd-Position Polar Question =ka from Proto-Mayan *qa. Comparative Approaches to the Diachronic Morpho-Syntax of the Indigenous Languages of North and Central America (Pre-DiGS Workshop). Slides.
Bates, J. (2017). Multiple Exponence in Oxchuc Tseltal. Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America (CILLA) VIII. Slides
Bates, J. (2017). The effect of DIM on Tseltal Person Marking, One Possessor: Two Agreements? 50thAnniversary of KU Linguistics. Poster
Bates, J. (2017). The Essential Role of Indigenous Languages in Identifying Language Universals: The Case of Mayan Person-Making. KU Graduate Research Symposium. Research Outreach Talk. Video
Bates, J. (2012). Nasal-Consonant Phonology in Tiriki. African Linguistics Workshop 1. Handout
Bates, J. (2012). Linguistics Research, Bantu Linguistics, and the Tiriki Language. URMP Scholars Banquet 2012. Research Outreach Talk.