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LINGUIST List 20.4125

Wed Dec 02 2009

All: Obituary: Samuel E. Martin

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Message 1: Obituary: Samuel E. Martin
Date: 02-Dec-2009
From: Stephen Anderson <srayale.edu>
Subject: Obituary: Samuel E. Martin
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It is with great regret that the Department of Linguistics at Yale
University has learned of the death of Prof. Samuel E. Martin, a
distinguished emeritus member of our faculty, on November 28, 2009, at his
home in Vancouver, Washington after a long illness. Prof. Martin retired
from Yale in 1994 after more than 40 years in the departments of
Linguistics and East Asian Languages. He was also a fellow of Timothy
Dwight College at Yale and a member of Manuscript. He was quite prominent
in his field of Japanese and Korean Linguistics, and received significant
awards from the governments of Korea and Japan for his work.

A fuller appreciation of Prof. Martin's life and career will follow at a
later date.

Stephen R. Anderson
Dorothy R. Diebolt Professor of Linguistics (Chair)
Yale University

Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable

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