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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

Martinez teaching

Credit: John Kelly, Boise State University

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

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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.
  • A paper I co-authored with former undergraduate
    student Ivana Müllner, titled Specific Exceptions
    Driving Variation: The Role of Orthography in
    Modern Hebrew Spirantization
    has been published
    in the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting on Phonology.

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 Linguistic Society of America this
    January in Austin, TX.
  • I will be co-presenting two posters at the 5th International
    Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation

    at the University of Hawai’i, Manōa this March.
    • Responding to Felt Needs: A Model for
      Documentation with Refugees
      — with Tim Thornes
    • Educating service providers about culturally
      appropriate communicative practices to
      better serve refugees
      — with Sarah Plane.
  • I am helping organize the 2017 Western Conference
    on Linguistics (WECOL)
    at Boise State University.
    The conference will take place in October 2017.