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Name: Angelika  Kratzer
Institution: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://people.umass.edu/kratzer/
State and/or Country: MA
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Specialty: Formal Semantics, Syntax-Semantics Interface, Semantics-Pragmatics Interface. Event and Situation Semantics. Tense & Aspect. Argument Structure. Quantification. Modality. Conditionals. Attitude Ascriptions. Conversational Implicatures. Contextualism.
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Modals and Conditionals
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Modals and Conditionals
Dissertation Director * of: Restrictions on Quantifier Domains
(Kai von Fintel, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Two Types of Definites in Natural Language
(Florian Schwarz, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Degree Modification in Natural Language
(Jessica Rett, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Event Structure and the Internally-Headed Relative Clause Construction in Korean and Japanese
(Min-Joo Kim, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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