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Name: Chia-jung  Pan
Institution: James Cook University
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Homepage: https://plone.jcu.edu.au/researchatjcu/research/lcrc
State and/or Country: Australia   
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Non-canonical Marking of Subjects and Objects
 Classifiers: A Typology of Noun Categorization Devices
 The Amazonian Languages
 Tariana Texts and Cultural Context
 Changing Valency
 Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics
 Word
 Language Contact in Amazonia
 Studies in Evidentiality
 A Grammar of Tariana
 Adjective Classes
 Serial Verb Constructions
 Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance
 Evidentiality
 Adjective Classes
 Complementation
 A Grammar of Tariana, from Northwest Amazonia
 Grammars in Contact
 Word
 The Manambu Language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea
 Grammars in Contact
 Complementation
 The Semantics of Clause-Linking
 Changing Valency
 Imperatives and Commands
 The Grammatical Realization of Temporal Expressions in Tsou
 Multi-verb Constructions
 Language at Large
 The Languages of the Amazon
 Imperatives and Commands
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Classifiers: A Typology of Noun Categorization Devices
 A Grammar of Tariana
 Non-canonical Marking of Subjects and Objects
 Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics
 Grammars in Contact
 Complementation
 Language Contact in Amazonia
 Studies in Evidentiality
 Word
 Imperatives and Commands
 Adjective Classes
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Vinitiri: An Austronesian language from Papua New Guinea
(Sheena Van Der Mark, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: A Grammar of Lha’alua, an Austronesian Language of Taiwan
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Galo
(Mark Post, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Lyle Campbell, American Indian languages: the historical linguistics of Native America (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics 4). Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xiv + 512.
David Crystal, Language death. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. x+198.
Mechanisms of change in areal diffusion: new morphology and language contact
Response to Campbell
Versatile cases

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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