HANNAH J. HAYNIE

Hannah J. Haynie

Department of Linguistics
Yale University
PO Box 208366
New Haven, CT 06520

hannah.haynie at yale dot edu

Education and Employment

2012- Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer, Linguistics, Yale University.
2012 Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.
Dissertation: Topics in the history and geography of California languages
Committee: Andrew Garrett (chair), Leanne Hinton, Johanna Nichols
2007 Master of Arts, Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.
2003 Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Geography and minor in Linguistics, Dartmouth College.
 
 

Publications

Forthcoming Assessing Deep Relationships Among California Languages: A Computational Study. Diachronica.
Geography and Spatial Analysis in Historical Linguistics. Language and Linguistics Compass.
2014 With Claire Bowern, Catherine Sheard, Barry Alpher, Patience Epps, Jane Hill, and Patrick McConvell. Loan and Inheritance Patterns in Hunter-Gatherer Ethnobiological Systems. Journal of Ethnobiology 34(2):195-227.
With Claire Bowern and Hannah LaPalombara. Sound Symbolism in the Languages of Australia. PLoS ONE 94(4): e92852. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092852.
2012 With Thera Crane, Donna Fenton, Shira Katseff, Russell Lee-Goldman, Ruth Rouvier, and Dominic Yu (eds.) Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
2008 With Charles Chang (eds.) Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
With Magilligan, F.J.and Nislow, K. Channel Adjustments to Dams in the Connecticut River Basin: Implications for Forested Mesic Watersheds. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 98:267-284.
 
 

Manuscripts

In Preparation With Claire Bowern, Patience Epps, Jane Hill, and Patrick McConvell. Wanderwörter in languages of the Americas and Australia. 42 pages.
Contact and the Emergence of Linguistic Boundaries: Dialect Geography in Eastern Miwok. 38 pages.
Spatial Analysis and the Evidence for a Northern California Sprachbund. 30 pages.
What is Null Complement Anaphora? A syntactic account can explain. 47 pages.
 
 

Presentations

2014 With Claire Bowern and Hannah LaPalombara. Is Sound Symbolism Universal? Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 3.
With Claire Bowern and Amalia Skilton. Lexical Stability and Kinship Patterns in Australian Languages. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 3.
2013 Interpreting Spatial Patterns in Linguistic Data. Language Diversity Congress, Groningen, Netherlands, July 18.
A Geographical Re-examination of the Northern California Linguistic Area. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, January 5.
With Claire Bowern, Patience Epps, Jane Hill, and Catherine Sheard. On Drugs, Wildcats, and Eagles: Loan and Inheritance Patterns in Hunter-Gatherer Ethnobiological Systems. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts, January 4.
2012 Sierra Miwok Language Ecology. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, Oregon, January 8.
2011 The Geographic Dimension of Linguistic Diversity within the Eastern Miwok Family. Language in Space Workshop: Geographic Perspectives on Language Diversity and Diachrony , Boulder, Colorado, July 24.
Linguistic Landscapes of the Sierra Nevada. Bancroft Library Round Table, Berkeley, California, April 21.
Language Geography in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 15.
With Amy Campbell, Andrew Garrett, Justin Spence, Ronald Sprouse, and John Sylak. Restructuring Access: The Creation of an Online California Language Archive. Second International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, Manoa, Hawaii, February 12.
With Amy Campbell, Andrew Garrett, Justin Spence, Ronald Sprouse, and John Sylak. Geographic Metadata in the Berkeley Language Archives, Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 9.
A Geographic Approach to the Internal Diversity of Eastern Miwok,Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 9.
2009 A Computational Assessment of Deep Relationships among California Languages. Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Summer Conference, Berkeley, California, July 18.
Null Complement Anaphora: Why Syntax Matters. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, San Francisco, California, January 8.
2008 With Charles Chang, Shira Katseff, Russell Lee-Goldman, Marta Piqueras-Brunet, and Yao Yao. A web-accessible dictionary of Southeastern Pomo. 18th International Congress of Linguistics, Seoul, South Korea, July 21.
Question Formation in Southeastern Pomo. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Chicago, Illinois, January 4.
2004 With Francis J. Magilligan and Keith Nislow. Hydrologic Impacts of Impoundment: A Watershed Perspective. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March.
2003 With Francis J. Magilligan, Keith Nislow, and Rebecca Manners. "At-a-Station and Reach Scale Adjustments to Hydrologic Changes by Dam. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March.
 
 

Teaching

2014 Lecturer, Summer session, Linguistics S105 (Language in America), Yale University.
2013 Lecturer, Spring semester, Linguistics 241b/641b (Field Methods), Yale University.
2012 Lecturer, Fall semester, Linguistics 112a/512a (Historical Linguistics), Yale University.
Graduate Student Instructor, Spring semester, Linguistics 115 (Morphology and Phonology), Instructor: Larry Hyman, University of California, Berkeley.
2011 Reader, Summer Session, Linguistics 100 (Introduction to Linguistic Science), Instructor: Michael Houser, University of California, Berkeley.
2010 Graduate Student Instructor, Spring semester, Linguistics 100 (Introduction to Linguistic Science), Instructor: Line Mikkelsen, University of California, Berkeley.
2007 Graduate Student Instructor, Spring semester, Linguistics 5 (Language and Linguistics), Instructor: Laura Buszard-Welcher, University of California, Berkeley.
2006 Graduate Student Instructor, Fall semester, Linguistics 155AC (Native America Meets the Europeans), Instructor: Laura Buszard-Welcher, University of California, Berkeley.
 

Research

2011 Graduate Student Researcher, Survey of California and other Indian Languages, Supervisor: Andrew Garrett, University of California, Berkeley.
2007-2009 Graduate Student Researcher, Survey of California and other Indian Languages, Supervisor: Andrew Garrett, University of California, Berkeley.
Summer 2009 Graduate Student Researcher, Berkeley Language Mapping Project, Supervisors: Lev Michael and Johanna Nichols, University of California, Berkeley.
Summer 2010 Graduate Student Researcher, Survey of California and other Indian Languages, Supervisor: Andrew Garrett, University of California, Berkeley.
 
 

Awards

2011 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley.
2011 Student Abstract Award Runner-Up, Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting.
2011 Student Scholarship, International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation.
2010-2011 Bancroft Library Study Award, University of California, Berkeley.
2009 Dean's Normative Time Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley.
2008 Graduate Division Summer Grant, University of California, Berkeley.
2003 Reds Wolman Student Research Award, Association of American Geographers Geomorphology Specialty Group.
 
 

Service

2011 Organizer, Language in Space Workshop for Geographic Perspectives on Language Diversity and Diachrony, July 23-24.
2010 Mentor (Mono), Breath of Life Workshop for California Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley.
2007-2008 Graduate student representative to the faculty meeting, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.
2007 Organizer, 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, April 27-29.
Organizer, 33rd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 9-11.
2006 Mentor (Palaihnihan), Breath of Life Workshop for California Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley.
2005 Assistant, Workshop on Identity in Ellipsis, University of California, Berkeley.
 
 

Memberships

2007- Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
Association of American Geographers
2006- Linguistics Society of America