Jiwon Yun 尹芝元


Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
Stony Brook University
email: first_name dot last_name at stonybrook dot edu

Research Interests

Formal Semantics, Semantics-Prosody Interface, Computational Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, East Asian Linguistics (Korean, Japanese, Chinese)


Education

Ph.D., 2013, Linguistics, Cornell University.
M.A., 2004, Linguistics, Seoul National University.
B.S.E., 2002, Computer Science & Engineering (cum laude with honors), Seoul National University.


Selected Publications

Yun, Jiwon and Hye-Sook Lee. (to appear in Korean Linguistics). Prosodic disambiguation of questions in Korean: theory and processing. [paper]

Kang, Hijo, Jiwon Yun, and Seongyeon Ko. 2017. Vowels of Beryozovka Ewen: an acoustic phonetic study. Altai Hakpo (Journal of the Altaic Society of Korea) 27. 1-23. [paper]

Yun, Jiwon, Hijo Kang and Seongyeon Ko. 2016. A phonetic study of Nanai vowels using automated post-transcriptional processing techniques. Altai Hakpo (Journal of the Altaic Society of Korea) 26. 29-44. [paper]

Yun, Jiwon, Chen Zhong, Tim Hunter, John Whitman and John Hale. 2015. Uncertainty in processing relative clauses across East Asian languages. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 24.1-36. [paper]

Yun, Jiwon. 2015. The influence of sentence-final intonation and phonological phrasing on the interpretation of wh-indeterminates. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 76.25-34.

Yun, Jiwon. 2014. Wh-indefinites and their licensing conditions. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. 361-372. [catalog]

Yun, Jiwon. 2012. The deterministic prosody of indeterminates. Proceedings of the 29th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. 285-93. [paper]

Yun, Jiwon. 2011. On the meaning of wh-(N)-ina and wh-(N)-itun in Korean. Language Research (어학연구) Vol 47. No.2. 191-218. [paper]

Yun, Jiwon, John Whitman & John Hale. 2010. Subject-object asymmetries in Korean sentence comprehension. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. 2152-57. [paper]

Yun, Jiwon. 2010. Disjunction and alternative conditionals in Korean. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 61. 373-80. [catalog]

Yun, Jiwon. 2009. A stratal OT approach to a noun-verb asymmetry with respect to opacity in Korean. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 15. 233-41. [paper]

Yun, Jiwon. 2008. Noun-verb asymmetries in Korean phonology. Proceedings of the 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 449-57. [paper]



Selected Presentations

Yun, Jiwon. 2017. Sentence-final intonation in Korean. The 20th Biennial Meeting of the International Circle of Korean Linguistics. The University of Helsinki. [handout]

Yun, Jiwon, So-Young Lee and John Drury. 2017. Intrusion effects on Korean NPI licensing and the influence of prosody. The 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, MIT. [poster]

So-Young Lee and Jiwon Yun. 2016. Influence of Intonation, Morphology and Syntax on the Semantic Scope of wh-phrases in Kyeongsang Korean. The 90th LSA Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC.

Yun, Jiwon and Hye-Sook Lee. 2015. The theory and processing of Korean wh-indeterminates. The 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Southern California. [poster]

Yun, Jiwon, Hyun Kyung Hwang & Seongyeon Ko. 2012. Automatic Annotation for Korean Speech Corpus Analysis. The International workshop on corpus linguistics (pre-conference workshop of the 22nd Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference), National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan. [poster]

Kwon, Nayoung, Jiwon Yun, John Hale and John Whitman. 2011. Processing of noun complement complex NPs with subject and object pro in Korean. The 24th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Stanford University. [poster]

Yun, Jiwon, John Whitman & John Hale. 2010. Subject-object asymmetries in Korean sentence comprehension. The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, Oregon. [poster]



Teaching

Computational Linguistics (UG): Spring 2016
Language and Life in East Asia (UG): Spring 2015
The Anatomy of English (UG): Spring 2016
Computational Linguistics 1 (Grad): Fall 2014, Fall 2015
Computational Semantics (Grad): Spring 2017
Semantics 1 (Grad): Fall 2013, Fall 2015, Fall 2016
Semantics Seminar (Grad): Spring 2014
Prosody Seminar (Grad): Spring 2015



CV
Hangul-Yale Romanization Converter