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dr. J. (Jan) Don


  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Nederlandse Taalkunde
  • Visiting address
    P.C. Hoofthuis
    Spuistraat 134  Amsterdam
  • Postal address:
    Spuistraat  134
    1012 VB  Amsterdam
  • J.Don@uva.nl
    T: 0205254734
    T: 0205253391

Research / Onderzoek

Zero-derivation (or Conversion); Distributed Morphology; Lexical Categories; Issues in the acquisition of morphology (and categories).

Bestuur / Organisatie / Organisational duties

  • programme director Research MA Linguistics 
  • member of University Committee Education (UCO)
  • lid editorial board SKASE Journal of Theoretical Linguistics

Books:

  • Ansaldo, Umberto; Jan Don and Roland Pfau (2010) Parts of Speech Empirical and Theoretical Advances , John Benjamins Publishing Company: Amsterdam / Philadelphia.
  • Don, Jan, Wim Zonneveld et al. (1993) Generatieve Morfologie , Coutinho: Bussum.
  • Don, Jan (1993) Morphological Conversion , LEd, Utrecht. [PhD dissertation Utrecht University]

Recent papers:

  • Aalberse, Suzanne & Jan Don (2011) 'Person and Number syncretisms in Dutch', Andrew Nevins, Jonathan Bobalyik, Uli Sauerland (eds.) Morphology 21:2, p. 327-350.
  • Aalberse, Suzanne & Jan Don (2009) 'Syncretism in Dutch Dialects', Morphology 19:1, p. 3-12.
  • Don, Jan (2009) 'IE, Germanic: Dutch', in: Lieber, Rochelle & Pavel Stekauer (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Compounding, p. 370-385.
  • Ansaldo, Umberto,Jan Donand RolandPfau (2008) 'Parts of Speech: Particulars, Universals, and Theoretical Constructs', Studies in Language 32:3, p. 505-508
  • Don, Jan& Marian Erkelens (2008) 'Possible phonological cues in categorialacquisition: evidencefrom adult categorization', Studies in Language 32:3, p. 670-682.
  • Don, Jan & Elma Blom (2006) 'A Constraint-based Approach to Morphological Neutralization' in: Bettelou Los & Jeroen van de Weijer (eds.) Linguistics in the Netherlands2006, p. 78-89. 
  • Don, Jan (2005) 'Roots, Deverbal Nouns and Denominal Verbs', in: Booij, Geert, Emiliano Guevara, Angela Ralli, Salvatore Sgroi and Sergio Scalise, (eds.) Morphology and Linguistic Typology , Proceedings of Mediterraenean Morphology Meeting 4 , Catania. http://morbo.lingue.unibo.it/mmm/proc-mmm4.php
  • Don, Jan (2005) 'On Conversion, Relisting and Zero-derivation',  SKASE 2-2, p. 2-16. http://www.skase.sk/jtl.jpg .
  • Don, Jan (2004) 'A Note on Conversion in German and Dutch' Linguistics in the Netherlands 2003 , p. 33-44.
  • Don, Jan (2004) 'Categories in the Lexicon', Linguistics 42, p. 931-956.

Book reviews:

  • Don, Jan (2010) Review of Lieber & Stekauer (eds.) Handbook of Word-formation , Word Structure 3:2, p. 260-264.
  • Don, Jan (2010) Review of Bachrach and Nevins (eds.) Inflectional Identity , (= Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 18). Oxford University Press: Oxford.  Word Structure 3 (1) p. 112-118.
  • Don, Jan (2006) Review of Bauer, Laurie and Salvador Valera (eds.) (2005) Approaches to Conversion/Zero-derivation, Waxmann: Münster. (175 pp with author index and subject index), Morphology 16-1, p. 149-152.

In Dutch:

  • Don, Jan (2009) 'Over woorden en wortels',in T. Schoonheim etal. (eds.) Fons' Verborum , Gopher:Amsterdam. p.359-368.
  • Don, Jan (2008) boekbesprekingvan Annemarie Kerkhoff Acquisition of Morpho-Phonology: The Dutch Voicing Alternation, Nederlandse taalkunde .
  • Bazen, Loes; Don, Jan; Gijzel,Koen; Westermann, Janneke (te verschijnen) boekbespreking van Wijk, Judith (2008) The Acquisition of the Dutch Plural, NederlandseTaalkunde.
  • Don, Jan (2007) boekbespreking van Georges de Schutter et al. Morfologische Atlas van Nederlandse Dialecten , Tijdschrift voor Taal- en Letterkunde 123, p. 177-178.
  • Don, Jan (2006)'Ik weet, ik weet wat jij ook weet', in: Stroop, Jan, Nicolinevan der Sijs en Fred Weerman (eds.) Wat iedereen van het Nederlands moet weten en waarom, Bert Bakker, Amsterdam, p. 109-119.
  • Don, Jan & Marian Erkelens (2006) 'Vorm en Categorie', Taal & Tongval , themanummer 19, p. 40-54.
  • Don, Jan (2005) 'Adjectiva op - esk, of de opkomst en ondergang van een suffix', CD A.D. 2005 Taalkundige artikelen bij het afscheid van Ad Welschen .
  • Don,Jan(2005) Boekbespreking van Aronoff, Mark & Kristen Fudeman What is Morphology?, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde 121, p. 301-302.
  • Don, Jan (2004) Boekbespreking van Kooij, Jan en Marc van Oostendorp, Fonologie, een uitnodiging tot de klankleer van het Nederlands, Nederlandse Taalkunde 9, p. 268-271.
  • Don, Jan (2003) 'Prullenbakkérende Polderaars', in: J. Stroop (ed.) Waar gaat het Nederlands naar toe?Panorama van een taal . Bert Bakker: Amsterdam.p. 242-249.

Cursussen/courses:

  • Inleiding Nederlandse taalkunde
  • Taalontwikkeling
  • Morfologie van het Nederlands
  • Wetenschapsfilosofie (taalkunde Nederlandse Taal & Cultuur)
  • Onderzoeksvaardigheden

2017

2015

  • Creemers, A., Don, J., & Fenger, P. (2015). Stress and categorial flexibility of affixes as a consequence of morphological structure. In T. Bui, & D. Özyıldız (Eds.), NELS 45: Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. - vol. 1 (pp. 165-178). Amherst, MA: Graduate Linguistics Student Association. [details]
  • Don, J. (2015). Dutch female personal nouns, the (non-) existence of derivational paradigms. SKASE Journal for Theoretical Linguistics, 12(3), 171-192. [details] [PDF]
  • Don, J. (2015). Vrouwelijke persoonsnamen in het Nederlands. Nederlandse Taalkunde, 20(3), 315-337. DOI: 10.5117/NEDTAA2015.3.JDON [details]
  • Don, J., Sleeman, P., & Westveer, T. (2015). Three Types of Suffixes in French, discarding the learned / non-learned distinction. Linguistics in the Netherlands, 32, 32-46. DOI: 10.1075/avt.32.03don [details]

2014

  • Don, J. (2014). Morphological Theory and the Morphology of English. (Edinburgh textbooks on the English language. Advanced). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. [details]

2013

  • Don, J., & van Lier, E. (2013). Derivation and categorization in flexible and differentiated languages. In J. Rijkhoff, & E. van Lier (Eds.), Flexible word classes: a typological study of underspecified parts-of-speech (pp. 56-88). Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668441.003.0003 [details]

2012

2011

2010

  • Ansaldo, U., Don, J., & Pfau, R. (2010). Parts-of-speech: particulars, universals and theoretical constructs. In U. Ansaldo, J. Don, & R. Pfau (Eds.), Parts of speech: empirical and theoretical advances (pp. 1-4). (Benjamins current topics; No. 25). Amsterdam: Benjamins. [details]
  • Don, J., & Erkelens, M. (2010). Possible phonological cues in categorial acquisition: evidence from adult categorization. In U. Ansaldo, J. Don, & R. Pfau (Eds.), Parts of speech: empirical and theoretical advances (pp. 169-181). (Benjamins current topics; No. 25). Amsterdam: Benjamins. [details]

2009

2008

  • Ansaldo, U., Don, J., & Pfau, R. (2008). Parts of speech: particulars, universals and theoretical constructs. Studies in Language, 32(3), 505-508. DOI: 10.1075/sl.32.3.02ans [details]
  • Don, J., & Erkelens, M. (2008). Possible phonological cues in categorial acquisition: evidence from adult categorization. Studies in Language, 32(3), 670-682. DOI: 10.1075/sl.32.3.09don [details]

2007

  • Don, J. (2007). bespreking van 'Morfologische Atlas van de Nederlandse dialecten' [Review of: G. de Schutter (2005) Morfologische Atlas van de Nederlandse dialecten, dl.1]. Tijdschrift voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde, 123(2), 177-178. [details] [PDF]

2006

  • Don, J., & Blom, W. B. T. (2006). A constraint-based approach to morphological neutralization. In J. van de Weijer, & B. Los (Eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2006 (pp. 78-88). (AVT publications; No. 23). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. [details]
  • Don, J., & Erkelens, M. A. (2006). Vorm en categorie. Taal en tongval. Themanummer, 19, 40-54. [details] [PDF]

2010

2006

  • Don, J. (2006). [Review of: L. Bauer, S. Valera (2005) Approaches to Conversation/Zero-derivation]. Morphology, 16(1), 149-152. [details] [PDF]

2015

  • Don, J. (2015). Is the man who is tall happy?: een documentaire/animatiefilm van Michel Gondry over en met Noam Chomsky. VakTaal, 28(4), 12. [details]

2014

  • Don, J. (2014). [Review of: J. Trommer (2012) The morphology and phonology of exponence]. Journal of Linguistics, 50(1), 260-265. DOI: 10.1017/S0022226713000406 [details]
  • Don, J., & Lin, J. (2014). A syntagmatic analysis of 'paradigmatic' morphology. In R. Kager, J. Grijzenhout, & K. Sebregts (Eds.), Where the principles fail: a festschrift for Wim Zonneveld on the occasion of his 64th birthday (pp. 29-40). Utrecht: Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS. [details] [PDF]

2011

  • Don, J. (2011). [Bespreking van: M. De Belder (2012) Roots and affixes: eliminating lexical categories from syntax]. Nederlandse Taalkunde, 17(1), 105-110. [details]

2009

  • Don, J. (2009). Over wortels en woorden. In E. Beijk, L. Colman, M. Göbel, F. Heyvaert, T. Schoonheim, R. Tempelaars, & V. Waszink (Eds.), Fons verborum: feestbundel voor prof. dr. A.M.F.J. (Fons) Moerdijk (pp. 359-368). Leiden: Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie. [details]
  • Don, J. (2009). [Bespreking van: A. Kerkhoff (2007) Acquisition of Morpho-Phonology: The Dutch Voicing Alternation]. Nederlandse Taalkunde, 14(3), 358-361. [details] [PDF]
  • Bazen, L., Don, J., Druif, I., Gijzel, K., & Westermann, J. (2009). [Bespreking van: J. van Wijk (2007) The Acquisition of the Dutch Plural]. Nederlandse Taalkunde, 14(3), 352-355. [details] [PDF]

2016

  • Don, J. (2016). Universals in Possessive Morphology. Poster session presented at SinFonIJA 9, Brno, Czech Republic. [details]

Book editor

  • Ansaldo, U., Don, J., & Pfau, R. (2008). Parts of speech: descriptive tools, theoretical constructs. (Studies in language; No. vol. 32, no. 3). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [details]
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