Papers & Publications

Conference Proceedings

Danis, Nick. 2017. Major place harmony in ABC and the (reduced) role of representation: evidence from Ngbaka. In Karen Jesney, Charlie O’Hara, Caitlin Smith and Rachel Walker (eds.), Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Meeting on Phonology. Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America. (lingbuzzROA-1302supplemental materials)

Danis, Nick. 2017. Markedness and Complex Stops: Evidence from Simplification Processes. In Shigeki Kaji (ed.), Proceedings of the 8th World Congress of African Languages Kyoto 2015, 25–43. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa. Preprint PDFROA-1303

Danis, Nick, Jonathan Barnes, and Catherine O’Connor. 2012. Downstep and Contour Formation in Medumba: A Prosodic Account. In Michael R. Marlo, Nikki B. Adams, Christopher R. Green, Michelle Morrison, and Tristan M. Purvis (eds.), Selected Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, pp. 22-31.Mirror.

Danis, Nick, Kate Mesh, and Hyunsuk Sung (eds.). 2011. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.


Danis, Nick. 2017. Complex Place and Place Identity. PhD dissertation, Rutgers University. Committee: Akin Akinlabi (chair), Paul de Lacy, Bruce Tesar, Alan Prince, Jaye Padgett. (lingbuzz.)

Danis, Nick. 2014. Deriving Interactions of Complex Stops. Ms., Rutgers University. Second Qualifying Paper. Committee: Alan Prince (Chair), Bruce Tesar, Akin Akinlabi. ROA-1220OTWorkplace Supplement (.xlsx file, OTWorkplace not required for viewing). ROA-1221.

Danis, Nick. 2011. The Phonological Word in Medumba. Ms., Boston University. Master’s project.


Danis, Nick. 2015. A Brief Look at Intersective Properties. In Short ’schrift for Alan Prince, compiled by Eric Baković.


Danis, Nick. 2017. Phonetics of Yoruba vowel deletion: durational evidence for hidden structure. ACAL 48, Indiana University. March 30-April 2, 2017.

Danis, Nick. 2016. Major place harmony and the (reduced) role of representation: Evidence from Ngbaka. AMP 2016. USC. October 21-23, 2016.

Danis, Nick. 2016. Cross-category vowel-consonant interactions in Aghem and Vietnamese. Presented at the University of Chicago Phonology Group, May 13, 2016.

Danis, Nick. 2015. Markedness and Complex Segments: Evidence from Simplification Processes. 8th World Congress of African Linguistics. Presented Talk. Kyoto University. August 21, 2015.

Danis, Nick. 2015. A Typology of Complex Segments: Multiple Place Interactions on a Scale. Workshop on Formal Typologies. Rutgers University, May 30, 2015.

Danis, Nick. 2015. Complex Segments Made Simple: Markedness and Doubly-Articulated Stops. 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Presented Talk. University of Oregon. March 27, 2015.

Danis, Nick. 2014. Complex Stops and Place Faithfulness. RULing IX. Rutgers University, April 11, 2014.

Danis, Nick. 2013. Implicit Arguments in Verb-Particle Constructions. RULing VIII. Rutgers University, April 20, 2013.

Danis, Nick, Jonathan Barnes, and Catherine O’Connor. 2011. Downstep and Contour Formation in Medumba: A Grassfields Bantu Language. 42th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Presented Talk. University of Maryland.


Brett Hyde, Eric Bakovic, Luca Iacoponi, Giorgio Magri, me, Wm G. Bennett at the Workshop on Formal Typologies, Rutgers University, May 2015. Photo by Kristen Syrett.