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Anthony C. Struthers-Young

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Education

B.A. May 2019

Dual major: Linguistics; Classical Languages and Literature

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Talks and Conference Presentations

Experience

  • Translation of Grammatica Linguae Selinae by Gregorio Mengarini for Professor Sally Thomason (Linuistics Department, University of Michigan), begun October 2019
  • Research assistant for Professor Benjamin Fortson (Classics Department, University of Michigan), begun October 2019
  • Field Linguistic Documentation Research on Toussian, Burkina Faso, July 21 – October 2 2019
  • Editing of Jeffrey Heath’s and Brahima Tioté’s A grammar of Pere (Bere, Mbre) of Côte d’Ivoire, May 2019
  • Field Linguistic Documentation Research on Toussian, Burkina Faso, May 14 – December 11 2018
  • Organization of the Workshop on Tone and Prosody of West African Languages, 2018
  • Research assistant for Professor Jeffrey Heath (Linguistics Department, University of Michigan), January 3 – December 11, 2018
  • Research on genetics and its implications on linguistics funded through Mcubed, January 3 – April 30, 2018
  • Gabii Archaeological Dig, Italy, June 18 – July 22, 2017

Awards and Honors

  • Graduated from the University of Michigan with High Distinction 2019
  • Classical Linguistics Prize, University of Michigan, 2019
  • Funding for Linguistic Fieldwork through the University of Michigan linguistics department, 2018
  • Phillips Prize for Greek Translation, University of Michigan, 2018
  • Two term Angell Scholar, University of Michigan, 2018
  • Carrie Arbour Scholarship for travel to Gabii Archaeological dig, 2017
  • Phillips Prize for Greek Translation, University of Michigan, 2017
  • University of Michigan Alumni Club, Dayton, Alumni Scholarship 2015

Research Interests

  • Phonology, with focus on tone
  • Fieldwork and documentation
  • Surrogate languages, i.e. encoding speech of tonal languages by means of playing an instrument
  • Gur languages and reconstruction of Proto-Gur
  • Historical linguistics
  • Indo-European Studies

Languages Studied

  • Northern Toussian, Gur, Burkina Faso (nort2787, tsp)
  • Southern Toussian, Gur, Burkina Faso (sout2797, wib)
  • Jula, Mande, Burkina Faso (dyul1238, dyu)
  • French
  • Latin
  • Ancient Greek
  • Hittite
  • Middle Egyptian

Programming Languages

  • Python
  • Javascript, HTML, and CSS