This pages lists my publications, including articles, chapters in edited volumes, proceedings papers, and books.

Articles, volume chapters, and books

Compton, Richard (submitted). Onomatopeia in Inuktitut. In Handbook of Onomatopoeia, ed. Lívia Körtvélyessy. In the series Comparative Handbooks of Linguistics, Mouton de Gruyter.

Bliss, Heather, Richard Compton, & Dennis Storoshenko (submitted). Variation in pronoun typologies. In The Routledge Handbook of Pronouns, ed. Laura Paterson. Routledge.

Compton, Richard & Tom Leu (submitted). Adjacency and Linearization in Distributed Morphology. In The Handbook of Distributed Morphology, eds. Artemis Alexiadou, Ruth Kramer, Alec Marantz & Isabel Oltra-Massuet. Cambridge University Press. (36 pages)

Compton, Richard. (2022). On the structure of (personal) pronouns in Inuktut. Canadian Journal of Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique. Volume 67, Special Issue 3: Pronouns, pp. 194 – 215. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/cnj.2022.21

Compton, Richard & Heather Bliss (accepted). Polysynthesis. In The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Morphology, eds. Peter Ackema, Sabrina Bendjaballah, Eulàlia Bonet, & Antonio Fábregas. Wiley Blackwell.

Compton, Richard (accepted). Western Canadian Inuit. In The Unagnan, Yupik, and Inuit Languages, eds. Anna Berge, Anja Arnhold, & Naja Trondhjem. Oxford University Press.

Compton, Richard & Michelle Yuan (accepted). Agreement in Inuktut. In The Unagnan, Yupik, and Inuit Languages eds. Anna Berge, Anja Arnhold, & Naja Trondhjem. Oxford University Press.

Compton, Richard (accepted). Inuit-Yupik-Unangan. In The Languages and Linguistics of Indigenous North America: A Comprehensive Guide, eds. Carmen Jany, Marianne Mithun & Keren Rice. De Gruyter (The World of Linguistics Series). (34 pages)

Anja Arnhold, Emily Elfner, & Richard Compton (to appear). Inuktitut and the concept of word-level prominence. In Word Prominence in Languages with Complex Morphologies, eds. Ksenia Bogomolets & Harry van der Hulst. Oxford University Press. (67 pages) Pre-publication version

Compton, Richard (2019). Person complementarity and (pseudo) Person Case Constraint effects: Evidence from Inuktitut. Canadian Journal of Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique, 64, pp. 592-616. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/cnj.2019.20

Compton, Richard (2019). Agreement and related phenomena in North American languages. In The Routledge Handbook of North American Languages, eds. Daniel Siddiqi, Michael Barrie, Carrie Gillon, Jason Haugen, and Eric Mathieu, pp. 167-192. Routledge: New York. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315210636

Kudlak, Emily & Richard Compton (2018). Kangiryuarmiut Inuinnaqtun Uqauhiitaa Numiktitirutait — Kangiryuarmiut Inuinnaqtun Dictionary. Nunavut Arctic College: Iqaluit, Nunavut. 554 pages

Compton, Richard (2017). Ergativity in Inuktitut. In Oxford Handbook of Ergativity, eds. Jessica Coon, Diane Massam and Lisa Travis. Oxford University Press.

Compton, Richard (2017). Polysynthetic adjuncts as a diagnostic of Inuit word-formation. In The Structure of Words at the Interfaces, eds. Heather Newell, Maire Noonan, Glyne Piggott and Lisa deMena Travis. Oxford University Press.

Compton, Richard (2016). The semantics of Inuit adjectives. Questions de sémantique inuit / Topics in Inuit Semantics. Numéro special d’Amerindia 38:179-200.

Compton, Richard (2015). Evaluative morphology in Inuktitut. In Edinburgh Handbook of Evaluative Morphology, eds. Nicola Grandi and Livia Kortvelyessy, p. 559-567. Edinburgh University Press.

Compton, Richard & B. Elan Dresher (2011). Palatalization and ‘strong i’ across Inuit dialectsCanadian Journal of Linguistics 56(2):203–228.

Compton, Richard & Christine Pittman (2010). Word-formation by phase in InuitLingua 120(9):2167–2192.

Conference Proceedings

Kudlak, Emily & Richard Compton (to appear). Collaborating on a Kangiryuarmiutun dictionary: lessons from a speaker-linguist and linguist duo. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas 21, Anne Bertrand (ed.). UBC Working Papers in Linguistics.

Compton, Richard (2018). Left Periphery φ-Agreement and A-movement in Inuktitut. In NELS 48: Proceedings of the Forty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society: Volume 1, Sherry Hucklebridge and Max Nelson (eds.), pp. 163-172. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts.

Arnhold, Anja, Richard Compton, Emily Elfner (2018). Prosody and Wordhood in South Baffin Inuktitut. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas 21, Megan Keough, Natalie Weber, Andrei Anghelescu, Sihwei Chen, Erin Guntly, Khia Johnson, Daniel Reisinger, and Oksana Tkachman (eds.), 30-39. University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics 46.

Compton, Richard. Mutually conditioned mood and object agreement in Inuit (2017). In NELS 46: Proceedings of the 46th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, eds. Christopher Hammerly & Brandon Prickett, 241-250. Amherst, MA: GLSA Publications, University of Massachusetts.

Compton, Richard (2016) Detecting the Effects of a Covert aP Layer in Polysynthetic Words in Inuit. In Proceedings of the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 33), Kyeong-min Kim et al. (eds.), 109-118. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Compton, Richard (2012). Explaining the lack of intersective strictly-attributive adjectives in Inuit. In Proceedings of SULA 6 and SULA-Bar: Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas (and Elsewhere), Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten (ed.). Amherst: GLSA Publications.

Compton, Richard (2011). Adjectives and adverbs as distinct lexical categories in Inuktitut. In Proceedings of WSCLAXVI: The Sixteenth Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas. UBC Working Papers in Linguistics.

Compton, Richard (2011). Polysynthetic word-internal adjectives and verb-like adjectives in Inuit. In Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association 2011. Edited by Lisa Armstrong.

Compton, Richard & Christine Pittman (2010). Pi as a syntactic pro-form in Inuktitut noun-incorporation and beyond. Proceedings of WSCLAXV: The Fifteenth Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas. Edited by Beth Rogers and Anita Szakay. UBC Working Papers in Linguistics.

Compton, Richard (2008). Explaining Inuktitut consonant alternations with contrastive underspeci cation. Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association 2008. Edited by Susie Jones.

Compton, Richard (2008). Restrictions on the use of Predicate Modi cation in Inuktitut. Proceedings of WSCLAXII: The Twelfth Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas. Edited by Seok Koon Chin et Hudu Fusheini. UBC Working Papers in Linguistics.

Compton, Richard & B. Elan Dresher (2008). Palatalization and ‘strong’ /i/ across Inuit dialects. Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association 2008. Edited by Susie Jones.