Naomi Peck, M.A.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2019-
PhD (Linguistics) started at Juli 2019
Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz
Title: A Grammar of Kera’a
Supervisor: Dr Uta Reinöhl

2016-2017
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
First Class Honours
Australian National University
Specialisation: Linguistics
Supervisor: Professor Jane Simpson

2012-2016
Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia)
Australian National University
Majors: Korean Language, Year in Korea
Minors: Japanese Linguistics
Exchange to Korea University in 2014

Research Interests

Typology, descriptive linguistics, comparison, word classes, nominalisation, grammaticalisation, Tibeto-Burman languages

Publications

  • Peck, Naomi, Thomas Wyatt and Mark Donohue. To appear. The asymmetrical categories of negation in Bumthang. Himalayan Linguistics.
  • Peck, Naomi. 2017. Predication, reference and modification: Major word classes in Bumthang, a Tibeto-Burman language. Honours thesis, Australian National University. http://hdl.handle.net/1885/139197

Conferences

  • Peck, Naomi. 2019. Problematising the typology of comparison: the lexicalisation of implicit comparison. Poster presentation at the 13th Conference of the Association of Linguistic Typology, University of Pavia.
  • Donohue, Mark and Naomi Peck. 2019. Valency change in Bumthang, and the grammaticalisations of ‘give’. Oral presentation at the 25th Himalayan Languages Symposium, University of Sydney.
  • Ananthanarayan, Sunkulp, Eri Kashima, Naomi Peck and Siva Kalyan. 2019. Linguistic cartography: Mapping linguistic theory. Poster presentation at the Eighteenth Texas Linguistics Society, University of Texas at Austin.
  • Peck, Naomi. 2018. The comparative verb in Bumthang. Poster presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, University of Sheffield.
  • Peck, Naomi. 2017. What makes an adjective?: The coding of property modification in Bumthang. Oral presentation at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society, University of Sydney.
  • Donohue, Mark and Naomi Peck. 2016. Areal typology, history, and a central Bhutanese language. Oral presentation at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society, Monash University.
  • Peck, Naomi, Mark Donohue and Thomas Wyatt 2016. Polarity, case marking and aspect in Bumthang, a central Bhutanese language. Oral presentation at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society, Monash University.
  • Peck, Naomi. 2016. Learning linguistics and history from Bhutanese Noun Phrases. Poster presentation at the 2nd ANU Student Research Conference, Canberra. http://hdl.handle.net/1885/108974

Miscellaneous Publications

  • Donohue, Mark (collector), Thomas Wyatt (researcher) and Naomi Peck (researcher). In preparation. Bumthang 2015 Field Methods Materials (KJZ1), Digital collection managed by PARADISEC.
  • Donohue, Mark (collector), Thomas Wyatt (researcher) and Naomi Peck (researcher). In preparation. Bumthang and Dzongkha 2016 Archive (KJZ2), Digital collection managed by PARADISEC.
  • Donohue, Mark (collector) and Naomi Peck (researcher). In preparation. Bumthang Materials collected in 2013, 2014 and 2017 (KJZ3), Digital collection managed by PARADISEC.
  • Kashima, Eri, Sunny Ananthanarayan, Siva Kalyan and Naomi Peck. 2018. Linguistic cartography: mapping linguistic theory. CoEDL-ANU Linguistics Seminar Series, Australian National University, 6 July 2018.
  • Peck, Naomi, Daniel Prestipino, Rhiannon Schembri, Hedvig Skirgård, Henry Wu and Steph Yam. 2018. Humans who Code Grammars: advice to grammar writers regarding typological surveys. CoEDL-ANU Linguistics Seminar Series, Australian National University, 15 June 2018.

Work Experience

July 2018 -May 2019
Research Assistant with Alan Rumsey, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU

  • Analysis of Ku Waru (Trans-New Guinea) child language acquisition corpus
  • Setting up and maintaining FLEx infrastructure for the project

 Nov 2017-May 2019
Research Assistant at Grambank, ANU Node

  • Coding 195 typological features for morphosyntactically diverse languages
  • Co-authoring research articles related to the process of coding

Engagement

2017
Volunteer
3rd Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language Summer School
12th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology

2016-2017
Chair
Language Diversity at ANU, ANUSA Committee

2016
People’s Choice Award and Highly Commended Award
2nd ANU Student Research Conference