MARIANNA DIPAOLO

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

MARIANNA DIPAOLO portrait
  • Associate Professor, Anthropology Department
  • Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Linguistics

Publications

Publications

  • Di Paolo, M. 2015. Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect by Barbara Johnstone Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 288 pp.. American Anthropologist, 117: 841–842. doi:10.1111/aman.12442. Published, 12/15/2015.
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  • Di Paolo, M. Preface. Speech in the Western States. Vol. 2: The Interior West. Edited by Valerie Fridland, Alicia Wassink, Tyler Kendall, and Betsy Evans. Publication of the American Dialect Society. This is a refereed book chapter. In press, 08/26/2016.
  • D. Elzinga and M. Di Paolo. Shoshoni. 2014. In Di Paolo, M. and A.K. Spears, ed. Languages And Dialects In The U.S.: Focus on Linguistics and Diversity. New York: Routledge. Peer reviewed. Published, 03/2014.
  • A.K. Spears and M. Di Paolo. 2014. Language Contact. In Di Paolo, M. and A.K. Spears, ed. Languages And Dialects In The U.S.: Focus on Linguistics and Diversity. New York: Routledge. Peer reviewed. Published, 03/2014.
  • Di Paolo, M. and A.K. Spears. ed. 2014. Languages And Dialects In The U.S.: Focus on Linguistics and Diversity. New York: Routledge. This book was peer-reviewed in its proposal stage as well as in its full manuscript stage, i.e., each chapter was peer-reviewed as well as the book as a whole. Although it is multi-authored the editors took an active role in shaping each chapter. Published, 03/2014.
  • Di Paolo, M. and A.K. Spears. 2014. Introduction. In Di Paolo, M. and A.K. Spears, ed. Languages And Dialects In The U.S.: Focus on Linguistics and Diversity. New York: Routledge. Peer reviewed. Published, 03/2014.
  • Di Paolo, M. and M. Yeager-Dror. 2011. "Field Methods". Chapter 2: Sociophonetics: a Student’s Guide. Di Paolo, M. and M. Yaeger-Dror, eds. London: Routledge. Published, 01/2011.
  • Di Paolo, M. and M. Yaeger-Dror. 2011. Sociophonetics: a Student’s Guide. London: Routledge. Book/Monograph, Published, 01/2011. Published, 01/2011.
  • Di Paolo, M. and M. Yeager-Dror. 2011. "Introduction". Chapter 1: Sociophonetics: a Student’s Guide. Di Paolo, M. and M. Yaeger-Dror, eds. London: Routledge. Published, 01/2011.
  • Di Paolo, M., M. Yeager-Dror, and A.B. Wassink. 2011. "Analyzing Vowels". Chapter 8: Sociophonetics: a Student’s Guide. Di Paolo, M. and M. Yaeger-Dror, eds. London: Routledge. Published, 01/2011.
  • Faber, A., M. Di Paolo, & C.T. Best. 2010. "The Peripatetic History of ME *E:" In Dennis R. Preston and Nancy Niedzielski, ed., Sociophonetic Reader. Berlin: Mouton Press. Published, 10/2010.
  • Forced Alignment for Understudied Language Varieties. In progress, 02/05/2016.
  • Tongan voiceless vowels. In progress, 08/15/2015.
  • Shoshoni Level 1 Textbook. In progress, 01/12/2015.
  • The Shoshone/Goshute Youth Language Apprenticeship Program: An intensive summer revitalization program. In progress, 10/07/2016.
  • How the World Came to be the Way it Is (working title in English). This volume contains 38 traditional Shoshoni origin stories, transcribed and translated with interlineral glosses, from the Wick R. Miller Collection of recordings dating from the late 1960's-early 1970's. Mauricio Mixco and Di Paolo began the work on these 400+ narratives in 2004 after receiving an NSF grant. A number of native speakers of Shoshoni are collaborators on this book project. Di Paolo met with the University of Utah Press in January 2015 to discuss the publication of this first volume. The Press expressed an interest in publishing. Di Paolo is in the process of writing a formal proposal. Progress in 2015 includes collaborating with Craig Johnson and Lisa Johnson on creating a database to interface directly with a publication format; and with Elwood Mose, revisions of free translation of 36 stories and final drafts of 4 of them. In progress, 01/15/2014.
  • A Reconsideration of the Uto-Aztecan Vowel Shift from a Sociophonetic Perspective. In progress, 08/03/2015.
  • (NG) in Utah English. In progress, 05/31/2013.
  • Pia Toya (Big Mountain) Bilingual/Second Edition. (2017). Wick R. Miller Collection Shoshoni Project Books.. Published, 02/17/2017.
  • Seewate Wahatteman To'inkanna (Twelve) (2017) Wick R. Miller Collection Shoshoni Project Books. This book is the most recent in a series of 15 bilingual Shoshoni-English illustrated books. They are collaborative projects with SYLAP participants, elders, and other Shoshone and Goshute community members. The books are used in language revitalization projects throughout the Great Basin and have had a considerable impact in the regions tribal communities. Published, 02/17/2017.