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Michal Temkin Martínez

Associate Professor of Linguistics
Director, Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab
English Department
Boise State University
Office Location: SMASH 218B

Office Hours:
Mondays 11:30am – 1:00pm (virtual, by Google Hangouts)
Wednesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm (in person, SMASH 218)

Martinez teaching

Credit: John Kelly, Boise State University

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Recent Activities:

  • I co-taught a course on integrating theory,
    experimental, and documentary linguistics and
    co-presenting a plenary MODELS talk at CoLang 2016
    this summer.
  • I co-presented a poster at the meeting of the
    Acoustical Society of America with former student
    Haley Boone about the apparent nasal effacement
    in voiceless prenasalized stops in Somali Chizigula
    on May 27th.
  • I presented about inquiry-based learning and
    co-taught a mini-course on Thriving as an Early
    Career Faculty Member at the 90th Annual
    Meeting of the LSA in Washington, DC.
  • I co-presented about exceptions in Modern
    Hebrew spirantization at the Annual Meeting
    on Phonology in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • I presented a colloquium talk about how
    experimental approaches can assist in language
    documentation at Florida International University
    in March.

Upcoming Activities:

  • I will be co-teaching a mini-course on Innovative
    Pedagogy in Linguistics
    and organizing a Special
    Session about Endangered Languages in the
    Undergraduate Classroom
    at the 91st Annual
    Meeting of the LSA in Austin, TX.
  • I am helping organize the 2017 Western Conference
    on Linguistics (WECOL)
    at Boise State University.
    The conference will take place April 14 – 16, 2017.