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Name: Stefano  Quaglia
Institution: Universität Konstanz
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Homepage: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/quaglia/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Specialty: Particle Verbs; Syntax and Semantics of spatial adpositions
Subject Language(s): German
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: Stefano Quaglia,'Is construction-driven argument superimposition realistic?', in A.Sansò (ed.) <>, in 'Materiali Linguistici' (series), Milano: Franco Angeli, 2007;

Stefano Quaglia, “On apparently argument-structure-changing spatial particles in Italian”, In Butt, M. & King, T.H. (eds.) Proceedings of the LFG 2012 Conference. Stanford: CSLI Publications (forthcoming);

Stefano Quaglia, 'On the difference betweeen Italian and Germanic spatial particles', talk held at 'P-Workshop 2012: Prefix Verbs: The Impact of Preposition-like Elements on the Syntax and Semantics of Verbs' University of Stuttgart, July 13-14 2012; talk slides available online at http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/veranstaltungen/p-workshop/program.html
Courses Taught: Contrastive Grammar German/Italian;
Italian Syntax;
Italian Morphology;
Italian Semantics;
Syntax and Semantics of Italian Verbs;
Synchronic and Diachronic Aspects of Galloromance varieties
Reviewer of: Das System der Partikelverben mit (LL Issue 24.482)

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