Nancy J Stenson
Educational Background & Specialties
- Ph.D.: Linguistics, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1976.
- B.A.: French, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, 1967.
- Irish and Celtic linguistics
- language contact and change
- Native American languages
- syntax and morphology
- Languages of the World
- Language Endanderment, Death, and Revitalization
- Language Types and Linguistic Universals
- Field Methods in Linguistics
Research & Professional Activities
- Editor, Journal of Celtic Language Learning: 1995 - present
- Language contact in Ireland: a study of the structural influences of widespread bilingualism in English on the contemporary development of the Irish language, 1995
- Language Instructor: Teaching Irish for language workshops in St. Paul, Winona, Madison, and Milwaukee, 1991 - present
- The Use of Irish Among Immigrants to the United States: Stenson, Nancy, New Hibernia Review, 2 116-131, 1998.
- On the Limits of Formal Grammar: Stenson, Nancy, R. Clamons, A Mulkern, G. S &ers, Formalism and functionalism in linguistics, Benjamins, 59-76, 1998.
- English influence on Irish: the last 100 years: Stenson, Nancy, Journal of Celtic Linguistics, 2 107-128, 1993.
- Patterns of variation in Irish loan phonology: Stenson, Nancy, Principles and Predictions: the Analysis of Natural Language, John Benjamins, 151-166, 1993.
- Studies in Irish Syntax. Stenson, Nancy, Gunter Narr Verlag, 1981.
- Speaking Irish in America: language and identity. Stenson, Nancy, In Global Eurolinguistics: European languages in North America, Migration, maintenance and death, Ed. P. Sture Ureland, Tubingen: Niemeyer, 2001.
- An Haicléara Mánus: a nineteenth century text from Clifden, Co Galway. Stenson, Nancy, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2003.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin, Ireland, January 2002 - March 2002
- Graduate School/McKnight summer stipend, June 1997 - August 1997
- Graduate Research Partnership grant (with P. McAuley), June 2001 - August 2001
- Bush sabbatical supplement, September 2002 - June 2003
- Visiting Professor, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, School of Celtic Studies, August 2005 - December 2005