- Modern Languages Department
- Office: C508
- Phone: (403) 380-1809
- Phone: (403) 380-1809
DegreesB.A. (Dutch Language and Literature); M.A. (Linguistics); Ph.D. (Linguistics)
ExpertiseHistorical linguistics, Sociolinguistics, History of linguistics, Functional discourse grammar: Irish, Dutch, English and Blackfoot
Research AreasBlackfoot grammar, Dutch language in Canada, Minority languages in Alberta, Multilingualism, First Nations English dialects, Functional discourse grammar, History of linguistics
Previous Research AreasMedieval Irish grammar, Historical linguistics, Functional theories, Functional grammar, Language contact, Canadian minority languages, History of linguistics
Office HoursBy appointment 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
About MeI am Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Modern Languages and currently also the Chair of that Department (2013-2016). I am also an associate member of the Department of Native American Studies. I teach Intro to Linguistics, First Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, Historical Linguistics, Practical Phonetics and various kinds of seminars when my teaching schedule allows. My research interests are in Sociolinguistics, Documentary Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Functional Discourse Grammar and other non-generative approaches to grammar, and involve a number of languages including Irish, Dutch, English and Blackfoot.
Selected PublicationsPlease see My CV
Research InterestsSociolinguistics; Historical Linguistics; History of Linguistics; Blackfoot grammar and texts (with Lena Heavy Shields Russell); Indigenous English dialects; Functional Discourse Grammar.
Current Research and Creative Activity
|Title||Location||Grant Information||Principal Investigator||Co Researchers|
|Blackfoot Text Collection||Alberta||
CREDO Development grant.
||Inge Genee||Lena Heavy Shields Russell|
|Canadian Indigenous English Dialects||Canadian Prairie Provinces||
CURA development grant, ULRF, STEP, RGILS.
|Textual cohesion in Blackfoot||Alberta||
Various internal U of L grants, Total $11,800.
||Inge Genee, University of Lethbridge|
|The Blackfoot stories of Joe Little Chief||Alberta||
Chinook Summer Research Award.
||Inge Genee||Daniel P. O'Donnell and Lea Zuyderhoudt|
|Title||Grant Agency||Completion Date|
|The hidden languages of Southern Alberta||Internal||2004|
|The Dutch language in Southern Alberta||Internal||2005|