Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw

Structure of the Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw

Jerzy Rubach

prof. dr hab. Jerzy RubachTitle: Full Professor
Office: 237
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Degrees and titles:

  • M.A., University of Warsaw, 1971
  • Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 1975
  • Assistant Professor, 1975
  • Associate Professor, 1981
  • Professor, 1988
  • Full Professor, 1993

Research interests:

  • phonological theory
    • Optimality Theory
    • palatalization
    • distinctive features
    • syllable
    • opacity
  • languages
    • Germanic languages: English, German and Dutch
    • Slavic languages: Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarus, Slovak, Czech, Upper Sorbian, Kashubian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, and Slovene
    • other languages: French, Italian, Spanish, and Korean
  • dialectology (especially the Kurpian dialect of Polish)
    • historical linguistics
    • sociolinguistics
    • Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Selected publications:

Books

  • Rubach, J. (1984). Cyclic and Lexical Phonology. The structure of Polish. Dordrecht: Foris Publications.
  • Rubach, J. (1993). The Lexical Phonology of Slovak. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Rubach, J. (2009). Zasady pisowni kurpiowskiego dialektu literackiego. Ostrołęka: Związek Kurpiów.

Articles

  • Rubach, J. (1984). Segmental rules of English and Cyclic Phonology. Language, 60, 21-54.
  • Booij, G. & Rubach, J. (1987). Postcyclic versus postlexical rules in Lexical Phonology. Linguistic Inquiry, 18, 1-44.
  • Kenstowicz, M., & Rubach, J. (1987). The Phonology of syllabic nuclei in Slovak. Language, 63, 463-497.
  • Rubach, J. (1990). Final devoicing and cyclic syllabification in German. Linguistic Inquiry, 21, 79-94.
  • Rubach, J. (1993). Skeletal versus moraic representations in Slovak. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 11, 625-653.
  • Rubach, J. (1994). Affricates as strident stops in Polish. Linguistic Inquiry, 25, 119-143.
  • Rubach, J. (1996). Nonsyllabic analysis of voice assimilation in Polish. Linguistic Inquiry, 27, 69-110.
  • Rubach, J. (1996). Shortening and ambisyllabicity in English. Phonology, 13, 197-238.
  • Rubach, J. (2000). Glide and glottal stop insertion in Slavic languages: A DOT analysis. Linguistic Inquiry, 31, 271-317.
  • Rubach, J. & Booij, G. E. (2001). Allomorphy in Optimality Theory: Polish iotation. Language, 77, 26-60.
  • Rubach, J. (2003). Duke-of-York derivations in Polish. Linguistic Inquiry, 34, 601-629.
  • Rubach, J. (2005). Mid vowel fronting in Ukrainian. Phonology, 22, 1-36.
  • Rubach, J. (2007). Feature geometry from the perspective of Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian. Linguistic Inquiry, 38, 85-138.
  • Rubach, J. (2011). The vocalic system of Kurpian. Studies in Polish Linguistics, 6, 81-98.
  • Rubach, J. (2011). Syllabic repairs in Macedonian. Lingua, 121, 237-268.