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Name: Wayles  Browne (IPA: 'wei.lz 'braun)
Institution: Cornell University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://ling.cornell.edu/Browne/browne.html
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Syntax
Translation
Subject Language(s): Macedonian
Polish
Bosnian
Croatian
Serbian
Selected Publications: Relative Clauses in Serbo-Croatian.
'Serbo-Croat' in Comrie & Corbett, ed., The Slavonic Languages.
Co-editor of 3 volumes of FASL (Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics), etc.
'On the Problem of Enclitic Placement in Serbo-Croatian.'
'Slavic -ba and English *slil: Two Persistent Constraints.'
'Dissimilarity of Consonants as a Factor in Suffixation.'
'Serbo-Croatian Adjective-Declension Nouns and Viggo Brondal's Principle of Compensation.'
'Talvj, Kopitar and the American Public's First Introduction to the Slavic Literatures.'
Etc.
Announced on LINGUIST :  FASL 11: The Amherst Meeting
 FASL 12: The Ottawa Meeting
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  FASL 12: The Ottawa Meeting
Courses Taught: Structure of Russian, structure of Hungarian, Old Church Slavonic, Old Russian, comparative Slavic, Serbo-Croatian (Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian) language, Polish language
Dissertation Director * of: Aspect in Syntax
(Octav DeLazero, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Tense and Aspect in Old Japanese: Synchronic, diachronic, and typological perspectives
(Kazuha Watanabe, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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