M. Stanley Whitley, Ph.D.
1. Books1978 Generative Phonology Workbook, University of Wisconsin Press.1981 Puntos de Partida (with Knorre, Dorwick, Ferrán, Lusetti, Ratliff), Random House.1982 Living in the States (functional/notional ESL text for the WFU Intensive English Institute).
1986 Spanish/English Contrasts: A Course in Spanish Linguistics, Georgetown University Press.
2000 Gramática para la composición, with Luis González, Georgetown University Press, with Instructor’s Manual.
2002 Spanish/English Contrasts, 2nd edition (expanded and updated), Georgetown University Press.
2003 The Phonicon: A multimedia digital encyclopedia of the sounds of the world's languages. CD-ROM, SIL International
2004 Pronouncing English: A Stress-Based Approach, with Richard Teschner, Georgetown University Press.
2010 (forthcoming, with Pat Lunn) Teaching Spanish with Pictures: How to Use William Bull's Visual Grammar of Spanish. Georgetown University Press.
2. Articles1975 “Dialectal Syntax: Plurals and Modals in Southern American,” Linguistics 101: 89-108.1976 “Stress in Spanish: Two Approaches,” Lingua 39: 301-332.1978 “Person and Number in the Use of We, You, They,” American Speech 53:18-39.1978 “Rule Reordering in the Phonological History of Spanish,” in Contemporary Studies in Romance Linguistics, ed. by M. Suñer and L. Waugh, pp. 378-402, Georgetown University Press.1980 “Chirping Birds and Budging Beads: Diagnosis of a Japanese Problem in Learning English,” Journal of the Japanese Association of Language Teachers 2: 101-110.1983 “Hopefully: a Shibboleth in the English Adverb System,” American Speech 58: 126-149.1986 “How: the Missing Interrogative in Spanish,” Hispania 69: 82-96.1986 “Cláusulas e infinitivos tras verbos y preposiciones,” Hispania 69: 669-676.1990 “Pronombres que no lo son: aspectos descriptivos y pedagógicos”, Hispania 73: 1106-1117.1993 “Communicative Language Teaching: an Incomplete Revolution,” Foreign Language Annals 26:137-154.1995: “Gustar and Other Psych Verbs: A Problem in Transitivity,”Hispania 78: 573-585.1995: “Spanish Glides, Hiatus, and Conjunction Lowering,” Hispanic Linguistics 6/7: 355-385.1997: “Grammar is not a Four-Letter Word,” Perspectives in Foreign Language Teaching (Selected Proceedings of Youngstown State University Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and Literatures), Vol. 10: 22-60.1999 “Lo es: un clítico anómalo en la teoría de roles,”with Luis González, Hispania 82:298-308.1999 “Psych Verbs: Transitivity Adrift,”Hispanic Linguistics 10:115-153.2000 “Las paravocales españolas, el hiato y la abertura de la conjunción” (anthologized translation of Whitley 1995), pp. 129-158 in Juana Gil-Fernández (ed.), Panorama de la fonología española actual. Madrid: Arco/Libros SL.
2003 “Rhotic representation: Problems and proposals,” Journal of the International Phonetic Association 33/1:81-86.
2004 “Lexical Errors and the Acquisition of Derivational Morphology in Spanish,” Hispania 87:163-172
3. Review Articles1975 Kurath, Studies in Area Linguistics, in Linguistics 161: 109-128.1976 Allen, Linguistic Atlas of the Upper Midwest, vol. I, in Linguistics 181: 80-96.1978 Allen, Linguistic Atlas of the Upper Midwest, vol. II-III, in Linguistics 206: 70-79.1978 Fromkin and Rodman, An Introduction to Language, in Linguistics 205: 65-73.1980 Anshen, Statistics for Linguists, in American Speech 55: 223-227.1984 Harris, Syllable Structure and Stress in Spanish, in General Linguistics 24: 56-71.1988 Frommer, MacLang (C.A.I. authoring program for foreign languages), Hispania 71: 996.1992 Varela, Fundamentos de morfología, in Hispanic Linguistics 5:469-479.
4. Presentations1976 “The Defining Properties of Language,” WVU Faculty Group on Communication.1976 “Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of Spanish Verbs,” West Virginia Foreign Language Teachers Association.1977 “Person and Number,” WVU Philological Society.1977 “Rule Reordering, o sea ¿Tiene el idioma un espíritu?” Seventh Linguistics Symposium on the Romance Languages, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.1978 “Variability and Invariability: Three Phonological Rules in a South Midland Dialect,” American Dialect Society, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.1982 “Mastering Pronunciation in Foreign Language Courses: the Gap between Comprehension and Use,” West Virginia Foreign Language Teachers Association.1982 “The Introductory Course in Linguistics: a Thematic Approach,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.1990 “CALL Authoring: Computer F.L. Exercises for the Non-Programmer,” Meeting of Foreign Language Teachers in Baptist Colleges in North Carolina, 10/23/1990, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.1992 “Foreign Language Curriculum and Placement,” Foreign Language Cooperative, 9/12/1992, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.1995 “Learning to Narrate: The Pedagogical Value of Indirect Discourse,” 10/14/1995 Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.1996 “Grammar is Not a Four-Letter Word,” 10/25/96, keynote address at Twentieth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH.2000 “The Acquisition of Narration with Computer-based Visual Organizers,” 8/5/2000, AATSP at San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2000 Workshop on use of technology in teaching a foreign language, Villanova University, 11/10/2000.
2001 “Opposite Phonologies: A Parameter of Rhythm in Germanic and Romance,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, UNC-Wilmington, 10/12/2001.
2002 “Derivational morphology in L2: Where do students come up with these words?”, Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Furman University, 10/10/2002.
2003 “Syntactic errors in the Spanish of Advanced Learners,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, College of Charleston, 10/10/2003.
2004 “Verb + Verb in the Spanish of Advanced Learners,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 10/16/2004.
2006 “L2 Acquisition of Relative Clauses – Evidence from Advanced Interlanguage,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, James Madison University, 10/13/2006.
2007 Two invited talks and consultation at Temple University, series: Second Language Learners’ Interlanguage: An Abundance of Data, a Paucity of Application): “Error Analysis vs. the Canon” (3/22/07), “Contrastive Analysis vs. the Canon (3/23/07).
2007 “Publishing in the Field of Pedagogy,” presentation to WFU Teaching & Learning Center, 4/10/07.
2007 “The History of Gustar vs. Like: A Diachronic Contrastive Analysis,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Virginia Tech University, 10/12/2007.
2008 “Spanish for Teachers: La lingüística aplicada de William Bull,” American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, San José, Costa Rica. 7/8/2008
2008. “The History of the ___ Language Course: Its Value and Challenges,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, UNC-Wilmington, 10/11/2008.
2009. “Spanish/English Onomatopoeia: Lessons in Contrastive Phonology,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Furman University, 10/9/2009.
2009. Seminario de gramática contrastiva. Invited lecture (“The Analysis of Errors”, 2 hrs.) and invited workshop (“Análisis contrastivo ingles/español: problemas gramaticales”, 8 hrs.), sole speaker at both. Nov. 25-27, Universidad de Sevilla, sponsored by CIEE.
2010. “Rhythm as a parameter in the analysis and teaching of phonology,” and “Onomatopoeia as phonological evidence,” keynote papers at English Phonetic Society of Japan, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, 6/26/2010.
2010. “Why is /nait/ spelled “night”? A lesson on the difference between English pronunciation and spelling. (And how it got that way.)”, talk to Senshuu University, Tōkyō, 6/29/2010.