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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Noam  Chomsky
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Homepage: http://mit.edu/linguistics/www/chomsky.home.html
State and/or Country: MA
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Architecture of Language
 Bare Phrase Structure
 On Nature and Language
 Cartesian Linguistics
 New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind
 The Generative Enterprise Revisited
 Language and Mind
 Cartesian Linguistics
 The Science of Language
 Chomsky's Linguistics
 The Science of Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Architecture of Language
 On Nature and Language
 Cartesian Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: What Moves Where When in Which Language?
(Norvin Richards, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Locality in A-Movement
(Martha McGinnis, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phrase Structure in Minimalist Syntax
(Masatoshi Koizumi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Case, Agreement and Word Order: Issues in the syntax and acquisition of Tamil
(Vaijayanthi Sarma, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Relativization and Ellipsis
(Adam Szczegielniak, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: On the Typology of Wh-Questions
(Lisa Cheng, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Issues in the Philosophical Foundations of Lexical Semantics
(Brian Ulicny, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Movement of Degree/Degree of Movement
(Ora Matushansky, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantics of the Future
(Bridget Copley, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Decomposing Questions
(Paul Hagstrom, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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