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Name: Christopher  Tancredi
Institution: Keio University
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State and/or Country: Japan   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Selected Publications: “Degenerate Plurals,” Proceeding of Sinn und Bedeutund 9.
“Associative Operators Revisited,” Gengo Kenkyu 125, 2004, pp. 1-52.
“Review of Anaphora: A Reference Guide,” Studies in English Literature, English Number 45, 2004, pp. 258-265.
“De Se Interpretation and VP Ellipsis,” English Linguistics, vol. 19, no. 2, 2002, pp. 308-334.
“WH-setsu to ‘mo’ no douteki sougo kankei,” (Dynamic interaction of Wh-phrases and ‘mo’) (with Miyuki Yamashina), in Takane Ito (ed.) Bunpou Riron: Rekusikon to Tougo (Grammatical Theory: Lexicon and Syntax), Tokyo University Press, 2002, pp. 273-299.
“Dynamic Situations,” Gengo Kenkyu, vol. 119, 2001, pp. 33-76.
“Review of Ayumi Ueyama’s ‘Two Types of Dependency’,” GLOT International, Vol. 5, no. 2, 2001.
“Semantic Anaphora and Discourse Licensing: New Foundations for a Binding Theory,” Asian GLOW Proceedings, Nanzan University, 2000, pp. 385-406.
“Review of ‘Studies in English Linguistics: A Festschrift for Akira Ota’,” English Linguistics, 1999.
“Pronouns, Definite Descriptions, and Anaphoric Quantification,” in Proceedings of Sophia University Linguistic Society 13, 1998, pp. 29-48.
“Pronouns and Perspectives,” in Hans Bennis, Pierre Pica and Johan Rooryck (eds.) Atomism and Binding, Foris 1997, pp. 381-407.
“Intricacies of Identity,” English Linguistics, vol. 13, 1996, pp. 309-337.
“Eliminating Binding Theory,” GLOW Newsletter, no. 34, Spring, 1995, pp. 58-9.
Essentials of Modern English Grammar, (with Kunihiko Imai, Heizo Nakajima and Shigeo Tonoike), Kenkyusha, 1995.
“Review of Fiengo and May’s Indices and Identity” Studies in English Literature, English Volume 1995, pp. 136-47.
“Identity, Dependency and Binding: Consequences for the Minimalist Program,” Studies in English Literature, vol. LXXI, no. 2, p. 230-1, 1995.
“Syntax and Reasoning,” Explorations in English Linguistics, No. 9, The English Linguistics Society, Tohoku University, 1993, pp. 83-100.
Deletion, Deaccenting and Presupposition, Ph.D. Dissertation, MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, MIT, Cambridge, 1992.
“Syntactic Association with Focus,” in Proceedings from the First Meeting of the Formal Linguistic Society of Mid-America, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1990.
Courses Taught: Undergraduate courses in: semantics, syntax, phonology, morphology, introductory linguistics, history of linguistics, Japanese syntax, philosophy of language
Graduate semantics courses: introductory semantics, readings in semantics, plurals and questions, focus, reference and anaphora, propositional attitudes, tense, Japanese quantification, indexicality

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