Arto Anttila

Arto Anttila

Department of Linguistics
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2150

Phone: (650) 724-4611
Fax: (650) 723-5666

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University
Adjunct Professor (dosentti) in General Linguistics, University of Helsinki

Ph.D., Stanford University 1998 (Linguistics)
M.A., University of Helsinki 1990 (General Linguistics and English Philology)


Phonology, morphology, syntax, metrics, language variation

Recent workshop:

Analyzing Typological Structure: From Categorical to Probabilistic Phonology

Recent work:

Anttila, Arto, Timothy Dozat, Daniel Galbraith, and Naomi Shapiro. to appear. Sentence stress in presidential speeches. In Gerrit Kentner and Joost Kremers (eds.), Prosody in Syntactic Encoding, special issue of Linguistische Arbeiten. (paper)

Anttila, Arto. 2018. Variation in phonology. In Mark Aronoff (ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics, Oxford University Press, New York. (paper)

Anttila, Arto and Giorgio Magri. 2018. Does MaxEnt Overgenerate? Implicational Universals in Maximum Entropy Grammar. In Gallagher, Gillian, Maria Gouskova, and Sora Yin (eds.), Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting on Phonology. Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America (paper)

Anttila, Arto. 2017. Stress, phrasing, and auxiliary contraction in English. In Vera Gribanova and Stephanie Shih (eds.), The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection: Locality and Directionality at the Interface, Oxford University Press. pp. 143-170. (OUP web site for the book)

Anttila, Arto and Jong-Bok Kim. 2017. Locality and variation in Finnish structural case, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 35(3), 581-634. (paper)

Anttila, Arto and Naomi Tachikawa Shapiro. 2017. The Interaction of Stress and Syllabification: Serial or Parallel? In Aaron Kaplan, Abby Kaplan, Miranda K. McCarvel, and Edward J. Rubin (eds.), Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Cascadilla Proceedings Project, Somerville, MA, USA. pp. 52-61. (abstract, paper)


Papers, handouts, slides, abstracts

PROSODIC (Heuser, Falk, and Anttila 2010-)

T-Order Generator (Anttila and Andrus 2006, last updated August 31, 2010)

Spoken Syntax Lab

Constraint Grammar of English

Arto Anttila