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Ida Toivonen

Associate Professor (Linguistics)

Degrees:B.A. (Brandeis), Ph.D. (Stanford)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1202
Email:ida_toivonen@carleton.ca
Office:2206A Dunton Tower
Website:Browse

Research Interests

  • syntax
  • lexical semantics
  • morphosyntax
  • Finno-Ugric and Scandinavian languages
  • phonetics

Courses previously taught

  • ALDS 5301/CGSC 5003: Language and Cognition
  • CGSC 2002: Theories and Methods in Cognitive Science
  • CGSC 5100: Issues in Cognitive Science
  • CGSC 6800: Proseminar in Cognitive Science
  • LING 1001: Introduction to Linguistics I
  • LING 1100: The Mysteries of Language
  • LING 2505/PHIL 3506: Semantics I
  • LING4002: Syntax II
  • LING 4009: Special Topic in Linguistics

Recent Publications

Joan Bresnan, Ash Asudeh, Ida Toivonen and Stephen Wechsler (2016) Lexical Functional Syntax, second edition. Blackwell.

Lev Blumenfeld and Ida Toivonen (2016) A featural paradox in Votic harmony. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory.

Ida Toivonen, Piroska Csúri and Emile van der Zee (eds.) (2015) Structures in the Mind: Essays on Language, Music and Cognition in Honor of Ray Jackendoff. MIT Press.

Marie-Odile Junker and Ida Toivonen (2015) East Cree ghost participants. In: Miriam Butt and Tracy Holloway King (eds.), Proceedings of the Lexical Functional Grammar 15 Conference, 125–144. Stanford: CSLI Publications.

Claire Lesage, Nalini Ramlakhan, Ida Toivonen and Chris Wildman (2015) The reliability of testimony and perception: connecting epistemology and linguistic evidentiality. In D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. P. Maglio (eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 1302–1307.

Dejan Milacic, Raj Singh and Ida Toivonen (2015) On the Morphosyntactic Representation of Dependent Quantification: Distance Distributivity, Dependent Indefinites, and Skolemization. In Eva Csipak and Hedde Zeijlstra (eds.),  Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 19, 411–425.

Ida Toivonen (in press) Apokope av slutvokal i åländska infinitiver [Vowel apocope in Åland Swedish infinitives]. In Jan-Ola Östman, Caroline Sandström, Pamela Gustavsson & Lisa Södergård (eds), Ideologi, identitet, intervention. Nordisk dialektologi 10. Helsinki: Nordica, University of Helsinki.

Eva Sundberg and Ida Toivonen (In press) Åländska lateraler [Laterals in the Åland dialect]. In Jan-Ola Östman, Caroline Sandström, Pamela Gustavsson & Lisa Södergård (eds), Ideologi, identitet, intervention. Nordisk dialektologi 10. Helsinki: Nordica, University of Helsinki.