Hazel MitchleyDepartment of Linguistics, Rutgers University
18 Seminary Pl, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
I'm a PhD student at Rutgers. My interests lie in the phonology and syntax of Bantu languages. My MA thesis was on agreement with coordinated subjects in Southern Bantu, and my first qualifying paper is on tone shift in Bantu.
Mitchley, H. 2015. Coordination and Agreement in Xitsonga, Sesotho and isiXhosa: An Optimality Theoretic Perspective. MA thesis, Rhodes University, South Africa. [pdf]
De Vos, M. & Mitchley, H. 2012. Subject marking and preverbal coordination in Sesotho: A perspective from Optimality Theory, Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 30:2, 155-170.
2016: Constraints on coordinated subject agreement in isiXhosa and beyond, Poster presentation at: LSA annual conference, in Washington DC, USA
2013: Coordinating agreement in isiXhosa, at: LSSA/SAALA/SAALT annual conference, in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
2013: A typology of agreement, at: SAMWOP in Vanderbijl Park, South Africa
2012: Subject marking and preverbal coordination in Sesotho: A perspective from Optimality Theory, at: LSSA/SAALA/SAALT annual conference, in Bloemfontein, South Africa