I am a Lecturer in Linguistics at Columbia University.


I teach undergraduate courses in a range of areas of theoretical linguistics, including phonology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, historical linguistics, and field methods.

My main areas of research are semantics and pragmatics; some recent publications and projects are below. Please feel free to e-mail me for copies.

Landman, Meredith & Solveig Olson-Strom. 2018. Discourse Particles in Yoruba. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, held at Michigan State University, March 22-25, 2018.

Landman, Meredith. 2017. Nominal quantification in Kipsigis. To appear in Emily Clem, Peter Jenks & Hannah Sande (eds.), Theory and description in African linguistics: Selected Papers from the 47th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Berlin: Language Science Press.

Landman, Meredith. 2016. Quantification in Logoori. In Doris L. Payne, Sara Pacchiarotti & Mokaya Bosire (eds.), Diversity in African Languages: Selected Papers from the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (pp. 219–233). Berlin: Language Science Press.

Landman, Meredith & Rodrigo Ranero. 2015. Focus marking in Kuria. In J. Kandybowicz, T. Major, & H. Torrence (eds.), African linguistics on the prairie: Selected papers From the 45th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (pp. 393–412). Berlin: Language Science Press.

Landman, Meredith. 2006. Variables in Natural Language. PhD thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Landman, Meredith & Marcin Morzycki. 2003. Event-kinds and the representation of manner. In B. Agbayani, P. Koskinen & V. Samiian (eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Western Conference on Linguistics (Volume 14). Held at University of British Columbia. Fresno: Department of Linguistics at California State University, Fresno.

Landman, Meredith. 2003. Morphological contiguity. In Andrea Carpenter, Andries Coetzee & Paul de Lacy (eds.), University of Massachusetts Amherst Occasional Papers in Linguistics 26: Papers in Optimality Theory II. Amherst: Graduate Student Linguistic Association Publications.