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Name: Judy  A Kegl
Institution: University of Southern Maine
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Homepage: http://www.usm.maine.edu/lin/Program/KeglCV.html
State and/or Country: ME
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Specialty: Nicaraguan Sign Language, American Sign Language
Subject Language(s): Nicaraguan Sign Language
Language Family(ies): Sign Language
Selected Publications: Kegl, J. and Poizner, H. 1998. Losing Face: Differential Breakdown in the Production of Facial Expressions Society for Neuroscience, Session 160.9 Basal Ganglia: Clinical Disorders and Models. Society for Neuroscience 28th Annual Meeting: Abstracts. Part 1,

Baynes, K., Kegl, J., Brentari, D., Kussmaul, C. and Poizner, H. 1998. Chronic Auditory Agnosia Following Landau-Kleffner Syndrome: A 23 Year Outcome Study. Brain and Language, vol. 63, 381-425.

Kegl, J. and H. Poizner. 1998. Shifting the Burden to the Interlocutor: Compensation for Pragmatic Deficits in Signers with Parkinson1s Disease, Journal of Neurolinguistics, vol. 11, nos. 1/2, pp. 137-152.

Neidle, C., B. Bahan, D. MacLaughlin, R.G. Lee, and J. Kegl 1998. Realizations of Syntactic Agreement in American Sign Language: Similarities between the Clause and the Noun Phrase. Studia Linguistica. vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 191-226.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of American Sign Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of American Sign Language
Courses Taught: Signs of Language in the Brain
American Sign Language Syntax
Interpreting Classes
field Methods

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