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Name: Lorie  Heggie (IPA: [hegi])
Institution: Illinois State University
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State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Specialty: Syntax, Information Structure, General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Clitic and Affix Combinations, with F. Ordóñez (2005)
The Syntax of Copular Structures (1988)

2007. Book Review of Relators and Linkers: The Syntax of Predication, Predicate Inversion, and Copulas by Marcel den Dikken, Journal of Linguistics 43, 429-433.

2005. “Clitic Ordering Phenomena: The Path to Generalizations.” With F. Ordóñez, In Clitic and
Affix Combinations: Theoretical Perspectives, L. Heggie and F. Ordóñez (eds). [Linguistik
Aktuell series] Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins Publishing Co.

1993. 'The Range of Null Operators: Evidence from Clefting,' Natural Language and Linguistic
Theory 11.1:45-84.

1992. 'On Reference in Copular Contexts,' In Romance Languages and Modern Linguistic Theory, P. Hirschbühler and K. Koerner (eds), 105-122. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, Publishing Co.

1990. 'An ECP Account of the Non-Overt Copula in Israeli Hebrew,' in the Proceedings of North East Linguistics Symposium XX, pp. 185-199.

1989. 'Constructional Focus and Equative Sentences,' in the Proceedings of West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics VIII, pp. 154-166.

1988. 'A Unified Approach to Copular Sentences,' in the Proceedings of West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics VII, 129-142.


1999. “Linguistics in the Undergraduate Institution,” Modern Language Association Annual
Meeting, Chicago, December 27.

1999. “A Syntactic Definition of ‘Proposition’,” Cognitive Science Colloquium, Department of
Psychology, Illinois State University.

1995. 'On the Syntax of DF-Structure: Evidence from Somali,' Linguistic Society of America
Annual Meeting, New Orleans, January 6.

1993. 'Topic-Focus Articulation in Hungarian and English,' with James Yoon, Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Los Angeles.

1992. 'Fronting and Resumptive Pronouns in Tunisian Arabic,' Linguistic Society of America
Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

1990. 'On Reference in Copular Contexts,' Linguistic Symposium for Romance Languages XX,
University of Ottawa, April.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Clitic and Affix Combinations
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Clitic and Affix Combinations
Courses Taught: General Education
Foundations of Inquiry
English Composition
Unity and Diversity in Human Language
Gender in the Humanities

Modern Linguistic Theory and Foreign
Language Teaching
ESL Teaching Methods and Second
Language Acquisition
Methods in Teaching French
Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics
Introduction to Applied French Linguistics
Discourse Functions in Syntax
Linguistic Theory and Universals in
Introduction to Formal Grammars
History of Linguistic Theory
Pragmatics and Sentence Structure
French Stylistics
LAN 489.12 French Syntax & Discourse

Traditional and Non-Traditional Grammar for
English Teachers
Comparative Grammar/Stylistics of French
and English
French Phonetics
Comparative Grammar – French and English
Advanced Grammar of French/French Syntax
Advanced Techniques in Spoken French
Advanced Techniques in Written French
Beginning French (first year)
Intermediate French (second year)
English as a Second Language (all levels,
academic and non-academic)
English as a Foreign Language (Grenoble,
Reviewer of: Nonverbal Predication (LL Issue 25.5115)
Syntactic Analysis (LL Issue 23.3578)

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