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UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA'S - LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

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Leora Bar-el

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Leora Bar-el

Associate Professor
Social Sciences 210 406-243-2387
leora.bar-el@umontana.edu
Office Hours:

Wednesdays 10am-12pm and by appointment



Education

PhD, University of British Columbia, 2005 Dissertation: Aspectual Distinctions in Skwxwú7mesh MA, University of British Columbia, 1998 Thesis: Verbal Plurality and Adverbial Quantification: A Case Study of Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish Salish) BA (Honors), University of Western Ontario, 1996 Certificate in Second Language Teaching, University of Western Ontario, 1996



Current Courses

Courses I teach (fairly regularly) LING 470: Linguistic Analysis LING 473/573: Language and Culture LING 475/575: Linguistic Field Methods [Languages: Blackfoot (2009), Georgian (2011), Gã (2013)] LING 484/584: North American Indigenous Languages and Linguistics LING 570: Tense and Aspect Systems Courses I have taught (less regularly) LING 270: Introduction to Linguistics LING 570: Language Documentation, Preservation and Revitalization LING 570: Number Systems Across Languages Other teaching I have taught the course "Language Myths" for the MOLLI program



Research Interests

Tense and aspect systems Verbal number Indigenous languages of North America Salish languages Algonquian languages Semantic fieldwork methodologies English dialectology Montana dialects of English



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