Amy Dahlstrom

Amy Dahlstrom

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Linguistics and Humanities Collegiate Division.
Rosenwald 224B
(773) 834-9910

Amy Dahlstrom’s research is on the indigenous languages of the Americas, especially the Algonquian languages Meskwaki (Fox) and Cree, examining issues of morphology, syntax, and information structure.  The framework she uses in her syntactic and morphosyntactic work is Lexical Functional Grammar.

Recent Publications 
 
Book
  • Dahlstrom, A. 2014. Plains Cree morphosyntax. London: Routledge.
 
Selected articles
  • Dahlstrom, A. (in press). Obviation and information structure in Meskwaki. In M. Macaulay and M. Noodin (Eds.), Papers of the Forty-sixth Algonquian Conference. Albany: State University of New York Press.
  • Dahlstrom, A. (in press). Seeking consensus on the fundamentals of Algonquian word order. In M. Macaulay (Eds), Papers of the Forty-fifth Algonquian Conference. Albany: State University of New York Press.
  • Dahlstrom, A. (2015). Highlighting rhetorical structure through syntactic analysis:  An illustrated Meskwaki text by Alfred Kiyana. In D. Costa (Ed.), New Voices for Old Words: Algonquian Oral Literatures, 118-197.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
  • Dahlstrom, A. (2015). Meskwaki comparatives:  A first look. In M. Macaulay and J.R. Valentine (Eds.), Papers of the Forty-third Algonquian Conference 2011, 15-27. Albany: State University of New York Press.
  • Dahlstrom, A. (2014). Multiple obliques in Meskwaki. In J.R. Valentine and M. Macaulay (Eds.), Papers of the Forty-second Algonquian Conference 2010, 56-68. Albany: State University of New York Press.
  • Dahlstrom, A. (2013). Argument structure of quirky Algonquian verbs.  In T.H. King and V. de Paiva (Eds.), From Quirky Case to Representing Space:  Papers in Honor of Annie Zaenen, 61-71.  Stanford:  Center for the Study of Language and Information.
Education 
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1986.