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Carly J. Sommerlot

Name

[Sommerlot, Carly J.]
  • Enhanced GTA, Linguistics & TESOL

Professional Preparation

    • 2013 Bachelors of Arts in Linguistics (French, International Studies),  Iowa State University
    • 2015 Master of Arts in Linguistics (TESL),  University of Iowa
    • In Progress Ph.D in LinguisticsUniversity of Texas at Arlington

Appointments

    • Aug 2016 to Present Graduate Instructor (LING 2301)
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2015 to May 2016 Enhanced Graduate Teaching Assistant (LING 3311/5300)
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2014 to May 2015 Graduate ESL Instructor
      University of Iowa
    • Aug 2013 to May 2014 Graduate Teaching Assistant
      University of Iowa
    • Sept 2010 to May 2013 Research Assistant
      Iowa State University
    • Jan 2010 to May 2010 Teaching Assistant
      Iowa State University

Memberships

  • Professional
    • Dec 2015 to Present Linguistics Society of America

Awards and Honors

    • May  2017 Jerold A. Edmondson Research Endowment in Linguistics Grant sponsored by Department of Linguistics and TESOLUniversity of Texas at Arlington

Presentations

    • October  2017
      A preliminary report on five Dayak languages of West Borneo
      Talk presented on fieldwork research done on five Dayak languages spoken in Western Borneo.
    • June  2017
      Evidence for a new function of Indonesian -nya
      Poster presentation.
    • March  2017
      Wondering if subjects can be omitted in English? Evidence from COCA.
      Poster presentation.
    • October  2016
      Subject ellipsis and the left periphery in English
      Talk presented on the current syntactic approach to subject ellipsis in English, providing evidence from corpora that cannot be accounted for under current assumptions.
    • February  2015
      Concerning do-Support

      Presentation given over current issues regarding the phenomenon of do-support, situated within both the Minimalist Program and Distributed Morphology.

    • April  2013
      What Canadian French linguistic features are being taught in beginning-level French textbooks?

      Poster presentation.

Courses

      • LING 2301-001 Introduction to the Study of Human Language

        LING 2301 provides an overview of an inarguably fundamental human capacity: language. Students will consider a variety of language-related topics in the context of the physical sciences, cognitive sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Course readings provide students with exposure to many of the basic concepts and terms used in the study of language and linguistics. Lectures complement the readings by further elucidating key concepts and exemplifying these notions. This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 2301-002 INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF HUMAN LANGUAGES

        LING 2301 provides an overview of an inarguably fundamental human capacity: language. Students will consider a variety of language-related topics in the context of the physical sciences, cognitive sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Course readings provide students with exposure to many of the basic concepts and terms used in the study of language and linguistics. Lectures complement the readings by further elucidating key concepts and exemplifying these notions. This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 2301-001 Introduction to the Study of Human Language

        LING 2301 provides an overview of an inarguably fundamental human capacity: language. Students will consider a variety of language-related topics in the context of the physical sciences, cognitive sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Course readings provide students with exposure to many of the basic concepts and terms used in the study of language and linguistics. Lectures complement the readings by further elucidating key concepts and exemplifying these notions. This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • LING 2301-002 Introduction to the Study of Human Languages

        LING 2301 provides an overview of an inarguably fundamental human capacity: language. Students will consider a variety of language-related topics in the context of the physical sciences, cognitive sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Course readings provide students with exposure to many of the basic concepts and terms used in the study of language and linguistics. Lectures complement the readings by further elucidating key concepts and exemplifying these notions. This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016Contact info & Office Hours