Maggie Tallerman

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Maggie Tallerman is a professor of linguistics at Newcastle University.[1] Her research interests include Celtic linguistics, language origins and evolution (evolutionary linguistics), language typology, morphology, and morphosyntax. She is a leading expert in the fields of language evolution and syntax of the Welsh language.[2]

Education[edit]

Tallerman gained her PhD from the University of Hull in 1987 on the "Mutation and the syntactic structure of Modern Colloquial Welsh" under the supervisor Nigel B Vincent. She gained her B.A. (Hons.) in 1979 in linguistics, also at the University of Hull.[3]

Career[edit]

Tallerman has previously held positions at the University of Durham, Department of Linguistics, as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader (1982-2004).[1]

Tallerman's research interests include Celtic linguistics, language origins and evolution.[4] Her particular interests include Brythonic Celtic and Language Evolution.[4]

Publications[edit]

Her works include:

  • 2015 Understanding Syntax published by Routledge.[5]
  • 2012 with Kathleen Gibson, editor The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution[6].
  • 2007 Borsley RD, Tallerman M, Willis D. The Syntax of Welsh. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.[7]
  • Tallerman, Maggie. VSO word order and consonantal mutation in Welsh. Linguistics 1990, 28, 389-416.[8]

Memberships[edit]

  • EVOLANG - The International Conferences on the Evolution of Language: http://www.evolang.org/[3]
  • Linguistics Association of Great Britain [1]
  • Linguistic Society of America [1]
  • Philological Society [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Staff Profile - Professor Maggie Tallerman". Newcastle University.
  2. ^ "Maggie Tallerman - Google Scholar Citations". scholar.google.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-05-08.
  3. ^ a b "Staff Profile - English Literature, Language and Linguistics - Newcastle University". www.ncl.ac.uk. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  4. ^ a b "Staff Profile - English Literature, Language and Linguistics - Newcastle University". www.ncl.ac.uk. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  5. ^ Tallerman, Maggie (2014-11-13). Understanding Syntax. Routledge. ISBN 9781317635116.
  6. ^ Tallerman, Maggie; Gibson, Kathleen R. (2012). The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution. OUP Oxford. ISBN 9780199541119.
  7. ^ Borsley, Robert D.; Tallerman, Maggie; Willis, David (2007-10-18). The Syntax of Welsh. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781139467513.
  8. ^ "Maggie Tallerman - Google Scholar Citations". scholar.google.com. Retrieved 2017-12-11.