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Curriculum Vitae
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Linguistics & Language Development
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA. 95192 - 0093

USA

 

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Professional Appointments:

• 2012 - present: Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics and Language Development, San José State University.

• 2007 - 12: Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics and Language Development, San José State University.

• 2006 - 7: Assistant Professor (Special category / Leave replacement), Department of Linguistics, McGill University.

• 2005 - 6: Visiting Scholar, Department of Linguistics, New York University

• 2002: Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh.

• 1997 - 2004: Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, and Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Cognitive Science Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

• 1996: Visiting Professor, Department of Linguistics, Pomona College

• 1995 - 7: NIH post-doctoral training grant, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Voice Laboratory.


Education:

Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1995. Dissertation title: Phasing and Recoverability.

• M.A. in Linguistics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1991. Thesis title: Level-Ordered Loanword Phonology: Evidence from Cantonese.

• B.A. (cum laude) in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1985; University of Edinburgh 1983-4.


Publications:

Books

• Silverman, Daniel. 2017. A Critical Introduction to Phonology: Functional and Usage-Based Perspectives (2nd Edition). London: Bloomsbury Academic.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2012. Neutralization (Rhyme and Reason in Phonology). Cambridge University Press.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2006. A Critical Introduction to Phonology: of Sound, Mind, and Body. London/New York: Continuum.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. Phasing and Recoverability. New York: Garland.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1984. Deaf Not Daft: A Reappraisal of Language for the Deaf. Edinburgh: Scottish Workshop Publications.

 

Journal Papers

• Silverman, Daniel. 2015. Enigma variations: response to Sampson. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 43:697-702.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2012. Mikołaj Kruszewski: theory and vision, Part 1. Language and Linguistics Compass 6:330-42.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2012. Mikołaj Kruszewski: theory and vision, Part 2Language and Linguistics Compass 6:296-309.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2010. Neutralization and anti-homophony in KoreanJournal of Linguistics 46:453-82.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2006. The diachrony of labiality in Trique, and the functional relevance of gradience and variation. In Louis M. Goldstein, Douglas H. Whalen, and Catherine T. Best, eds., Papers in Laboratory Phonology 8 , Mouton de Gruyter. 133-54.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2004. On the phonetic and cognitive nature of alveolar stop allophony in American EnglishCognitive Linguistics 15:69-93. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2003. On the rarity of pre-aspirated stopsJournal of Linguistics 39:575-98. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2003. Pitch discrimination during breathy versus modal phonation. In John Local, Richard Ogden, and Rosalind Temple, eds., Papers in Laboratory Phonology VI, Cambridge University Press. 293-304. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. Dynamic versus static phonotactic conditions in prosodic morphology, Linguistics 40:28-58. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2000. Hypotheses concerning the phonetic and functional origins of tone displacement in ZuluStudies in African Linguistics 29.2:3-32.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. Laryngeal complexity in Otomanguean vowelsPhonology 14:235-61. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. Tone sandhi in Comaltepec ChinantecLanguage 73:473-92. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Phonology at the interface of morphology and phonetics: root-final laryngeals in Chong, Korean, and SanskritJournal of East Asian Linguistics 5:301-22.   

• Silverman, Daniel. 1995. Optional, conditional, and obligatory prenasalization in BafanjiJournal of West African Languages 25:57-62. 

• Silverman, Daniel, Barbara Blankenship, Paul Kirk, and Peter Ladefoged. 1995. Phonetic structures in Jalapa Mazatec. Anthropological Linguistics 37:70-88.

• Silverman, Daniel, and Jongho Jun. 1994. Aerodynamic evidence for articulatory overlap in KoreanPhonetica 51:210-20. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1993. Reduplication in Kihehe: the asymmetrical enforcement of phonological and morphological
principles
. Linguistic Journal of Korea 18:165-78. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1992. Multiple scansions in loanword phonology: evidence from CantonesePhonology 9:289-328.

 

Chapters in Books:

• Silverman, Daniel. In progress. Nothing is real (and nothing to get hung about).

• Silverman, Daniel. 2015. Evolution of the speech code: higher-order symbolism and the grammatical Big Bang. In Ida Toivonen, Piroska Csúri, Emile van der Zee, eds., Structures in the Mind: Essays on Language, Music, and
Cognition in Honor of Ray Jackendoff
. MIT Press. 259-75.

Silverman, Daniel. 2014. Summary of Comaltepec Chinantec morpho-phonology. In Jean Léo Léonard and Alain Kihm, eds., Patterns in Meso-American Morphology. Michel Houdiard. 103-15.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2011. Usage-based phonology. In Bert Botma, Nancy C. Kula, and Kuniya Nasukawa, eds., Continuum Companion to Phonology. Continuum. 369-94.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2011. Schwa. In Marc van Oostendorp, Colin Ewen, Beth Hume, and Keren Rice, eds., Companion to Phonology. Wiley-Blackwell. 628-42.

Silverman, Daniel. 2005. The phonology of Chinantecan. In Keith Brown, ed., Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition, Elsevier Publishing House. 211-3.

Silverman, Daniel. 2003. Why Comaltepec Chinantec is not different. In Esther Herrera and Pedro Martín Butragueño, eds., La tonía: dimensiones fonéticas y fonológicas Estudios de Lingüistica 4, Mexico. D.F.: El Colegio de México. 95-110.

 

Conference Proceedings:

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. Phonetics and function in diachronic conflict: the case of rising tonesProceedings of The Chicago Linguistics Society 39. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society. 690-701.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2003. On the rarity of pre-aspirated stops. In Mary Andronis, Erin Debenport, Anne Pycha and Keiko Yoshimura, eds., Proceedings of The Chicago Linguistics Society 38. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2000. Dynamic Versus Static Phonotactic Constraints in English Truncation. In Roger Billerey and Brook Danielle Lillehaugen, eds., Proceedings of West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics XIX. Cascadilla Press. 466-78.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1998. Alveolar stops in American English, and the nature of allophony. In Pius N. Tamanji and Kiyomi Kusumoto, eds., Proceedings of North East Linguistics Society 28.   

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Tone sandhi in Comaltepec Chinantec. In Brian Agbayani and Sze-Wing Tang, eds., Proceedings of West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 15.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Voiceless nasals in auditory phonology. In J. Johnson, M.T. Juge, and J.L. Moxley, eds., Proceedings of Berkeley Linguistics Society 22.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1994. A case study in acoustic transparency: [spread glottis] and tone in Chinantec. In M. Gonzalez, ed, Proceedings of North East Linguistics Society 24. 559-72. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1991. Multipe scansions in loanword phonology: evidence from CantoneseProceedings of the 1991 University of Arizona Phonology Conference. 61-75.

 

Book Reviews:

• Silverman, Daniel. 2001. Review of 'Phonology and Language use' by Joan Bybee, Studies in the Linguistic Sciences 31.2:213-16. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2001. Review of 'Theoretical Aspects of Kashaya Phonology and Morphology' by Eugene Buckley, International Journal of American Linguistics 67.1:92-6. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1998. Review of 'Vowel quality and phonological projection' by Marc van OostendorpGlot International 3.3:12-4.

 

Working Papers:

• Silverman, Daniel. 1995. Phasing and Recoverability. University of California at Los Angeles Dissertation Series 1.  

• Silverman, Daniel, Barbara Blankenship, Paul Kirk, and Peter Ladefoged. 1994. Phonetic structures in Jalapa Mazatec. University of California at Los Angeles Working Papers in Phonetics 87:113-30. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1994. On optional and obligatory prenasalization in Nchufie. In H. Koopman and M. Kural, eds., Aspects of Nchufie grammar, University of California at Los Angeles Occasional Papers in Linguistics 14:37-46. 

• Silverman, Daniel, and Jongho Jun. 1993. Aerodynamic evidence for articulatory overlap in KoreanUniversity of California at Los Angeles Working Papers in Phonetics 85:97-112. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1993. Labiality in Mixtecan--a unified treatment. In D. Silverman and R. Kirchner, eds., University of California at Los Angeles Occasional Papers in Linguistics 13:109-23.  


Conference Presentations

• Silverman, Daniel. 2013. On the evolution of heterophony: semantic pressures on phonetic forms. GLOW 36, Lund University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2012. Licensing licensing by cue. 20th Manchester Phonology Meeting.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2010. Mikołaj Kruszewski in the 21st century. 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2009. Release and reduction: two origins of schwa. 17th Manchester Phonology Meeting.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. Neutralization and anti-homophony in Korean. 15th Manchester Phonology Meeting. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. Neutralization and anti-homophony in Korean. MOT2007, Ottawa. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2004. The emergence of symmetry/dispersion in a self-organized phonology. 12th Manchester Phonology Meeting. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2003. Phonetics and function in diachronic conflict: the case of rising tones. 11th Manchester Phonology Meeting. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2003. Phonetics and function in diachronic conflict: the case of rising tones. Chicago Linguistics Society 39. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. On the rarity of pre-aspirated stops. 10th Manchester Phonology Meeting. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. On the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. Conference on Laboratory Phonology 8, Yale University. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. On the rarity of pre-aspirated stops. Chicago Linguistics Society 38. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2001. On the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology 7, University of Iowa. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2001. On the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. Cognitive Science Society Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2001. On the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. 9th Manchester Phonology Meeting.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2000. On the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. North East Linguistics Society 31, Poster session on phonetics and phonology. Georgetown University.  

• Silverman, Daniel. 2000. Dynamic versus static phonotactic constraints account for over-, under-, and regular application in reduplicative and truncatory morphology. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 19, University of California at Los Angeles. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1999. Theories of categorization and their relevance to the acquisition of phonology. Special Workshop, Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, University of Illinois. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1999. Sound-meaning relations in prosodic morphology, and the fallacy of underspecification. Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology 5, Illinois State University. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1999. On allophonic relations: phonetic similarity or functional identity? Workshop on Phonetics and Phonology. GLOW 22. Potsdam University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1998. The plot against Harry: The facts about New York truncation. Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology 4, University of Michigan. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1998. Pitch discrimination during breathy versus modal phonation. Conference on Laboratory Phonology 6, York University, UK. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. English alveolar stops, and the nature of allophony. North East Linguistics Society 28, Toronto, Canada. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. English alveolar stops, and the nature of allophony. Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology 3, Indiana University. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. Pitch discrimination during breathy versus modal phonation final results, Acoustical Society of America 134, San Diego, CA. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Pitch discrimination during breathy phonation. Acoustical Society of America/Acoustical Society of Japan 132, Honolulu, HI. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Towards a conflation of form and function: tone sandhi in Comaltepec Chinantec. 23rd Annual University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee Linguistics Symposium: Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics.  

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Tone sandhi in Comaltepec Chinantec. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 15, Irvine, CA.  

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Voiceless nasals in auditory phonology. Berkeley Linguistics Society 22, Berkeley, CA.  

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Tone displacement in Zulu, and the maintenance of contrasts. Linguistic Society of America annual meeting, San Diego, CA.  

• Silverman, Daniel. 1995. Optimal and sub-optimal timing relations among stops, vowels, and vocal fold spreading. North East Linguistics Society 26, Cambridge, MA.  

• Silverman, Daniel. 1994. Phonology at the Interface of Morphology and Phonetics: on the distinct synchronic origins of creaky vowels in two Mon-Khmer languages. Linguistic Society of America annual meeting, Boston, MA.  

• Silverman, Daniel and Jongho Jun. 1994. Aerodynamic evidence for articulatory overlap in Korean. Linguistic Society of America annual meeting, Boston, MA. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1993. A case study in acoustic transparency: [spread glottis] and tone in Otomanguean languages. North East Linguistics Society 24, Amherst, MA.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1992. Reduplication in Kihehe: the asymmetrical enforcement of phonological and morphological principles. Seoul International Conference on Linguistics, Seoul, Korea.  

• Silverman, Daniel. 1991. Level-ordered loanword phonology: evidence from Cantonese. University of Arizona phonology conference, Tucson, AZ.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1991. English loanwords in Cantonese: the rites of passage. Linguistic Society of America annual meeting, Chicago, IL. 


Invited Lectures:

• Silverman, Daniel. 2015. On the evolution of heterophony: semantic pressures on phonetic forms. Stanford University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2015. On the evolution of heterophony: semantic pressures on phonetic forms. University of California, Santa Cruz.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2012. Evolution of the speech code: higher-order symbolism and the linguistic Big Bang. University of Edinburgh.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2011. Summary of Comaltepec Chinantec morpho-phonology. University of Paris.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2011. Alternation not segmentation, University of Canterbury.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2011. Alternation not segmentation. Hebrew University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2011. Alternation not segmentation. Ben-Gurion University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2010. Neutralization: rhyme and reason in phonology. Fresno State University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2010. Alternation not segmentation. University of Victoria.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2010. Alternation not segmentation. Simon Fraser University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2009. Boundary signals: 'reason' over 'rhyme' in phonology. Fresno State University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2009. Give my regards to broad 'a'. University of California, Berkeley.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2009. Acoustic dispersion, and the functional relevance of speech variation. Tel Aviv University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2009. Neutralization and anti-homophony in Korean. University of California, Los Angeles.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2009. Neutralization and anti-homophony in Korean. University of California, Santa Barbara.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2009. Neutralization and anti-homophony in Korean. University of California, Santa Cruz.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. On sound alternation. Fresno State University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. Acoustic dispersion, and the functional relevance of speech variation. University of California, Berkeley.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. Neutralizing aplosivization and anti-homophony in Korean. University of California, Berkeley.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. Acoustic dispersion, and the functional relevance of speech variation. McGill University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2007. On sound alternation, San José State University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2006. Neutralization and anti-homophony in Korean. Concordia University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2005. Timing and Recoverability: Laryngeal and oral speech events. University of Toronto at Scarborough.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2005. On the functional relevance of gradience and variation to the acoustic dispersion of phonological contrasts. University of Toronto.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2003. Labiality in Trique, and the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. University of Kansas.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2003. Labiality in Trique, and the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. University of Minnesota.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. Why Comaltepec Chinantec is not different. El Colegio de Mexico. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. Labiality in Trique, and the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. Ohio State University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. Labiality in Trique, and the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. University of Edinburgh. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2002. Why Comaltepec Chinantec is not different. University of Edinburgh.

• Silverman, Daniel. 2001. Labiality in Trique, and the categorical nature of coarticulation and other interpolative gestures. University of Leiden. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 2000. The phonology, phonetics, and function of tone displacement in Zulu. Northwestern University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1999. The Phonology, phonetics, and function of tone displacement in Zulu. Invited Plenary Lecture, 30th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Illinois. 

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. Phasing and recoverability. Indiana University.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1997. Phasing and recoverability. University of Illinois.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Phasing and recoverability: laryngeal complexity in Otomanguean vowels. University of Connecticut.

• Silverman, Daniel. 1996. Phasing and recoverability: laryngeal complexity in Otomanguean vowels. University of Pennsylvania.


Dissertation Committees Chaired:

• Gurevich, Naomi. 2003. Lenition and Contrast: The Functional Consequences of Certain Phonetically Conditioned Sound Changes. [Published 2004 in Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics series, Routledge.]

Masters Committees Chaired:

• Ben-Meir, Netta. 2015. Patterns of the Urban Jordanian Arabic Broken Plural. San José State University.

• Robinson, Janine. 2015. Initial Consonant Mutation in Modern Irish: a Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis. San José State University.

• Arden, Michelle. 2010. A Phonetic, Phonological, and Morphosyntactic Analysis of the Mara Language. San José State University. [1st place, CSU Statewide Research Competition, Graduate Humanities and Letters.]


 

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