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Name: Heidi  Harley
Institution: University of Arizona
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Specialty: Lexical semantics
Subject Language(s): Yaqui
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Papers from the Upenn/mit Roundtable on Argument Structure and Aspect
 Formal Approaches to Function in Grammar
 Verb First
 English Words
 Time and Again
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  English Words
 Verb First
Dissertation Abstract: Subjects, Events and Licensing
Dissertation Director * of: Event Structure in Language Comprehension
(Erin O'Bryan, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Issues in Comparative Uto-Aztecan Morphosyntax
(Jason Haugen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Minimize Exponence: Economy effects on the morphosyntactic component of the grammar
(Daniel Siddiqi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Korean Internally-Headed Relative Clause Construction: Its morphological, syntactic and semantic aspects
(Jeongrae Lee, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Interaction of Modality, Aspect and Negation in Persian
(Azita H. Taleghani, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantics of Grammatical Aspect: Evidence from Scottish Gaelic
(Sylvia Schreiner, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Minimalist Interfaces: Selected issues in Indonesian and Javanese
(Yosuke Sato, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phonetic Reflexes of Orthographic Characteristics in Lexical Representation
(Jordan Brewer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Interrogative Features
(Jason Ginsburg, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Contrasting Causatives: A minimalist approach
(Mercedes Tubino-Blanco, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Morphosyntax and Processing of Number Marking in Yucatec Maya
(Lindsay Butler, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Functional Forms-Formal Functions: An account of Coeur d'Alene clause structure
(Shannon Bischoff, Author)
Reviewer of: Syntax/Semantics: Cormack (1998) (LL Issue 11.1318)
Academic Paper Abstract: Call for Papers: NJL special issue on aspect

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