Selected Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Plumb, May Helena. 2019. Conjunction in Colonial Valley Zapotec. International Journal of American Linguistics 85(2), pp. 213–245.

Conference Presentations & Workshops

Plumb, May Helena. 2019. A modern Valley Zapotec translation of a Colonial Valley Zapotec text. Paper presented at the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), New York, NY.

Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle (organizer/discussant), Janet Chávez Santiago (organizer), Felipe H. Lopez, Moisés García Guzmán, Yaneth Molina, May Helena Plumb, Xóchitl M. Flores-Marcial, and Arnauld Avendano. 2018. Twitter y las lenguas de Oaxaca. Panel discussion at the Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y Vecinas (COLOV) VIII: Antonio Peñafiel, Oaxaca City, Mexico.

Plumb, May Helena. 2017. Resumptive subject pronouns in Colonial Valley Zapotec relatives. Paper presented at the Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America (CILLA) VIII, Austin, TX.

Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle, George Aaron Broadwell, Michel R. Oudijk, Laurie Allen, Michael Zarafonetis, and May Helena Plumb. 2016. Leyendo documentos coloniales en zapoteco del Valle. Workshop at the Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y Vecinas (COLOV) VII: Juan José Renón Monzón, Oaxaca City, Mexico.

Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle, George Aaron Broadwell, Michel R. Oudijk, Laurie Allen, Michael Zarafonetis, and May Helena Plumb. 2016. Humanidades digitales multilingual y multicultural: el caso de Ticha, un explorador digital de texto para el zapoteco colonial. Paper presented at the Encontro de Humanidades Digitales, Mexico City, Mexico.

Photographing Colonial Zapotec documents with Mike Zarafonetis in Tlacolula de Matamoros (photo by Laurie Allen)
Recording words in the Teotitlán del Valle Zapotec Talking Dictionary with Janet Chávez Santiago

Digital Publications

Plumb, May Helena. Ongoing. Zapotec Collection of May Helena Plumb. The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America. Access: public. PID ailla:257460.

Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle, Moisés García Guzmán, with Kathryn Goldberg, María Mercedes Méndez Morales, Benjamin Paul, May Helena Plumb, Chantel Reyes, and Cecilia G. Williamson. 2019. Tlacochahuaya Zapotec Talking Dictionary. Version 2.1. Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages.

Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle, Claire Benham, Janet Chávez Santiago, Emily Drummond, James Arthur Faville, Avery A. King, Bridget Murray, Tristan Jacobo Pepin, May Helena Plumb, Mindy Renee Reutter, James T. Truitt, Christina Nicole Ulowetz, Mike Zarafonetis, and Ian Fisher. 2017. Digital edition of Fray Leonardo Levanto’s 1766 Cathecismo de la lengua Zaapoteca, beta version. Ticha Project.

Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle, Janet Chávez Santiago, with Kathryn Goldberg, Tess A. Harty, Nick Kalivoda, Sam Katz, Teresa Martínez Chavez, Javier A. Pina, May Helena Plumb, Diamond C. J. Ray, Cornelio Santos, and Jamie A. Thomas. 2017. Teotitlán del Valle Zapotec Talking Dictionary. Version 1.2. Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages.

Lillehaugen, Brook Danielle, George Aaron Broadwell, Michel R. Oudijk, Laurie Allen, May Helena Plumb, and Mike Zarafonetis. 2016. Ticha: a digital text explorer for Colonial Zapotec, first edition.