Daniel J. Hintz
PO Box 800
Felton, CA 95018
(619) 400-3921
dan_hintz at sil dot org

Education

2008                Ph.D. Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Advisor: Marianne Mithun

1990                M.A. Linguistics, University of North Dakota
Advisor: David Weber

1977                B.S. Computer Science, North Dakota State University

Professional Experience

Linguistic researcher with SIL International, an organization which serves language communities worldwide, building their capacity for sustainable language development, by means of research, translation, training and materials development

2008-present   Linguistic research in Corongo Quechua (qwa) and in Sihuas Quechua (qws), two endangered and underdocumented languages in central Peru

1987-present   Translation, curriculum development, training and mentoring native Quechua speakers in literature production, mother-tongue literacy, and orthography design in contract with the Peruvian Ministry of Education

1987-2008       Linguistic research in South Conchucos Quechua (qxo)

1986-1990       Described the phonology and morphology of Corongo Quechua

Research Interests

• Discourse and grammar
        (interaction of syntax, morphology, and discourse in naturally-occurring speech)
• Morphology
        (tense-aspect-modality, evidentiality, inflection, derivation)
• Language change and language contact
        (grammaticization, sound change, dialectology, structure replication, loan processes)
• Andean and Amazonian languages
        (areal and typological approaches to linguistic structures)
• Quechuan linguistics
• Language documentation and conservation

Fellowships and Grants

2016-present   Language development project grant for Corongo Quechua and Sihuas Quechua, The Seed Company

2009-2015       Language development project grant for Corongo Quechua and Sihuas Quechua, Americas Area of SIL International

2006-2008       National Science Foundation Dissertation Research Grant, co-PI with Marianne Mithun

2006                UCSB Affiliates Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara

2006                Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara

2006                Academic Senate Doctoral Student Travel Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara

2004-2005      Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara

2001-2006      Department of Linguistics Block Grant Fellowships, University of California, Santa Barbara

2003-2004      SIL International Fund for Scholarly Advancement

2003-2004      West Hollywood Scholarship

2003               Teaching assistantship, Syntax, with Professor Sandra A. Thompson, University of California, Santa Barbara

2002-2003      Department of Linguistics Fee Fellowships, University of California, Santa Barbara

2001-2003      SIL International Corporate Academic Scholarships

Honors and Awards

2013                Awarded the Medalla del Dios Guari de Chavin, Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección Regional de Cultura Ancash, Peru

2011                Presentation of Características distintivas del quechua de Corongo: Perspectivas histórica y sincrónica, Provincia de Corongo and Unidad de Gestión Educativa Local (UGEL) of Corongo, Peru

2009                Nominated for Lancaster Dissertation Award, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

2008                Honorable Mention in Concurso de Doctores Jóvenes, Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (ALFAL)

2006                Certificate of Achievement, UCSB Affiliates, University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Societies

• Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (since 2002)
• Linguistic Society of America (since 2002)
• Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (since 2008)

Languages

Native              English

Proficient         Spanish, South Conchucos Quechua, Corongo Quechua

Reading           Quechua A: Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Cusco, San Martín
Quechua B: Huallaga, Huamalíes, Huaylas, North Conchucos, Sihuas

Studied            Aymaran, Abu Dida (Kru), biblical Hebrew, Catalan, Eskimoan, Koine Greek, Korean, Michif, Russian, Thai

Publications

Books

To appear         El aspect verbal en quechua: Campos semánticos entretejidos y el surgimiento de sistemas gramaticales. (Versión castellana de Crossing aspectual frontiers.) Serie Lingüística Peruana No. 57, 377pp., Lima: Peru SIL

2011                Crossing aspectual frontiers: Emergence, evolution, and interwoven semantic domains in South Conchucos Quechua discourse. University of California Publications in Linguistics, Vol. 146, 372pp., Berkeley: University of California Press

2000                Características distintivas del quechua de Corongo: Perspectivas histórica y sincrónica (Monograph on the phonology and morphology of Corongo Quechua). Serie Lingüística Peruana No. 50, 261 pp., Lima: Peru SIL

Other Published Research

Accepted         “The experiential center of mirativity.” In A. Romero-Figueroa, ed., Lenguas indígenas de América, Caracas: Universidad Católica Andrés Bello

Accepted         “La historia de -ski del quechua: Desde espacio hasta tiempo y más allá.” F. Julca and G. Solís, eds., Tras las huellas de la lengua en Ancash, Serie Lingüística Quechua, Lima: CILA, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Submitted       “Mirativity in South Conchucos Quechua: The distributed coding of speaker and nonspeaker surprise.” International Journal of American Linguistics

2017                “The evidential category of mutual knowledge in Quechua.” In M. Lau and W. Adelaar, (eds.), Lingua [Special Issue: Essays on evidentiality] 186-187: 88-109 (with Diane Hintz)

2016                “Auxiliation and typological shift: The interaction of language contact and internally-motivated change in Quechua.” In A. Berez-Kroeker, D. Hintz, and C. Jany, (eds.), Language contact and change in the Americas, 315-338. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2014                “South Conchucos Quechua language profile.” In C. Genetti, ed., How languages work: An introduction to linguistics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

2011                “Proto *s en el quechua de Ancash: Un mosaico tipológico,” Sembrando Huellas, Vol. 2, Huaraz: Universidad Nacional Santiago Antúñez de Mayolo, 77-85

2009                “Syntactic reordering within Quechua analytic verbal constructions due to contact with Spanish,” Lingüística, Vol. 22, pp. 182-196

2008                Aspect and aspectual interfaces in South Conchucos Quechua: The emergence of grammatical systems. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Santa Barbara

2008                “Achkë (The witch in Corongo Quechua).” In D.J. Weber and E. Meier, eds., Achkay: Mito vigente en el mundo quechua, Lima: Peru SIL, 71-78

2007                “From aspect to modality in Quechua: The grammatical categories of ‘mutual consent’ versus ‘obligation’,” Proceedings from the V Congreso Nacional de Investigaciones Lingüístico-Filológicas, Lima, Peru, CD (Grammar section), 1-11

2002                “The emergent substitutive construction in Quechua,” Proceedings from the fifth Workshop on American Indigenous Languages, Santa Barbara Papers in Linguistics, vol. 13, 10-22

1998                “Quechua A/B/C: Hacia una clasificación más adecuada con evidencia de Corongo,” Actas del II Congreso Nacional de Investigaciones Lingüístico-Filológicas, Tomo II, 135-155

1992                “Pasado y ablativo en el quechua de Corongo: dos perspectivas históricas,” Estudios Etnolingüísticos II, Documento de Trabajo No. 23, Peru SIL, 136-146

1990                Distinctives of Corongo Quechua: Historical and Synchronic Perspectives, M.A. thesis. University of North Dakota

Presentations

Invited Lectures

2015                “Writing a great abstract,” Department of Linguistics, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2015                “Academic Writing and Editing Workshop,” series of lectures and consulting sessions, SIL International and Linguistics Institute, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2013                “Vocalkunapita Yachaqkuna Rimayanqan,” (Vowel phonemes in Ancash Quechua), Instituto Ancashina de Estudios Andinos and Ministerio de Cultura, Huaraz, Peru

2013                “Academic Writing and Editing Workshop,” series of lectures and consulting sessions, SIL Global Publishing Services, Dallas

2012                “Building common ground: The evidential category of mutual knowledge,” conference entitled “The Nature of Evidentiality,” Leiden University, Netherlands

2012                “Studying evidentials in naturally-occurring speech: Why and how,” pre-conference workshop “Documenting Evidentiality,” Leiden University, Netherlands

2012                Contacto quechua-castellano: Tres africadas del llaqwash (Corongo),” workshop-course “Cultura y Educación para el Desarrollo Intercultural,” Universidad Nacional Santiago Antúñez de Mayolo and Ministerio de Cultura, Huaraz, Peru

2011                “Spanish-Quechua language contact in Peru: Remodeled phonology and enriched lexicon,” Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

2009                “Lenguaje y Sociedad,” 25 class-hours, United Bible Societies, Lima, Peru

(Sociolinguistics course for 37 participants from Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Peru; native speakers of Aché, Asháninka, Ashéninka, Aymara, Caquinte, Guaraní, Matsigenka, Shipibo, Toba, and nine varieties of Quechua)

2009                “Academic Writing and Editing Workshop,” series of lectures and consulting sessions, European Training Programme, High Wycombe, UK

2006                “Aspect in Quechua: A discourse-based study,” Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

2005                “Swahili as a Lingua Franca,” guest lecturer for Languages of the World (Ling 181), Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

2003                “The past wasn’t perfect: Past tense from directionals and derivational perfectives in Quechua,” Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

2000                Discussant for Mesa Lingüística 2000: Ciclo de Conferencias Sobre Temas Lingüísticos, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, and SIL International, Lima, Peru

Conference Papers

2015                “Sound change, reborrowing, and doublets: The anomalous third affricate in Corongo Quechua,” Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Portland, OR

2014                “Mirativity in South Conchucos Quechua: The distributed coding of speaker and nonspeaker surprise,” Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Minneapolis, MN

2012                “La miratividad en el quechua del sur de Conchucos: Una codificación dispersa,” 54 Congreso Internacional de Americanistas (ICA), Vienna, Austria

2012                “Between derivation and inflection in Quechua: An approach to the analysis of gradience in morphology,” Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Portland, OR

2011                “Fonología remodelada: Tres africadas del quechua de Corongo,” XVI Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (ALFAL), Alcalá de Henares, Spain

2010                “The derivation-inflection continuum: Evidence from aspect in Quechua,” SIL Global Linguistics Forum, Vajta, Hungary

2010                “The role of contact within evolution: The case of auxiliation in Quechua,” Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Baltimore, MD

2009                “Auxiliation in Quechua: Internal and contact-induced motivations for change,” Linguistics Consultants Roundtable, SIL Americas Area, Catalina, AZ

2009                “Auxiliarización en el quechua: Motivaciones internas e inducidas por el contacto para el cambio lingüístico,” 53 Congreso Internacional de Americanistas (ICA), Mexico City, Mexico

2008                “Reordenimiento sintáctico dentro de construcciones verbales analíticas del quechua debido al contacto con el castellano,” XV Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (ALFAL), Montevideo, Uruguay

2007                “De aspecto a modalidad en Quechua: Las categorías gramaticales de ‘común acuerdo’ versus ‘obligación’,” V Congreso de Investigaciones Lingüístico-Filológicas, Lima, Peru

2007                “Evidentiality and the co-construction of knowledge in South Conchucos Quechua,” Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Anaheim

2006                “Evidencialidad y la co-construcción del conocimiento en el quechua,” 52 Congreso Internacional de Americanistas (ICA), Seville, Spain

2006                “Derivational aspect in Quechua,” Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Albuquerque, NM

2005                “From directionals to past tense in Quechua,” International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL), University of Wisconsin, Madison

2005                “Imperfectivity in Quechua,” Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL), University of California, Santa Barbara

2003                “The emergence of adverbial clauses in Quechua,” Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Atlanta, GA

2002                “The emergent substitutive construction in Quechua,” Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL), University of California, Santa Barbara

Other Professional Activities and Service

2009-present   31 vernacular titles in Corongo Quechua and 27 in Sihuas Quechua, including books of traditional stories, songs, riddles, and literacy materials (together with native authors and Diane Hintz)

2009-present   Reviewer for Lingua, Pragmatics and Society, John Benjamins, Lingüística, Language Science Press

2011                Facilitator, Bernard Comrie lecture, Jornadas Académicas Internacionales, Universidad Nacional de Ancash “Santiago Antúñez de Mayolo” (UNASAM), Huaraz, Peru

2011                Consultation on reading comprehension in primary schools, Programa Estratégico “Logros de Aprendizaje” (PELA), Dirección Regional de Educación de Ancash (DREA), Huaraz, Peru

2010                Presenter, Foro en Educación Intercultural Bilingüe (EIB), Universidad Nacional de Ancash “Santiago Antúñez de Mayolo” (UNASAM), Huaraz, Peru

2005                Presenter, Native American Indigenous Languages Study Group (NAIL), University of California, Santa Barbara

2001-2006       Participant, Native American Indigenous Languages Study Group, University of California, Santa Barbara

2002-2004       Organizing committee for the Workshop on American Indian Languages (WAIL), University of California, Santa Barbara

2003                Student Representative to Faculty, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

1992-2001       Member of the Academia Regional de Quechua de Ancash

1992-2001      148 vernacular titles in South Conchucos Quechua, including books of traditional stories, songs, riddles, a health manual, literacy materials, a translation of the novel Heidi, and a translation of the New Testament (together with native authors, Diane Hintz, and Linda Orr Easthouse)

1986-2001      Teaching Quechua speakers in their communities about the grammar and history of their language (Workshop participants have gone on to earn teaching credentials at regional pedagogical institutes sponsored by the Peruvian Ministry of Education.)