Hazel Mitchley

Department of Linguistics, Rutgers University
18 Seminary Pl, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
hazel.mitchley@rutgers.edu
Curriculum Vitae

About me

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.

Publications

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.

Conference Presentations

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