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Name: Stephen  Curtis Levinson
Institution: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.mpi.nl/people/levinson-stephen-c.
State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Yele
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Acquisition and Conceptual Development
 Presumptive Meanings: The Theory of Generalized Conversational Implicature
 Space in Language and Cognition
 Grammars of Space
 Reciprocals and Semantic Typology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Acquisition and Conceptual Development
 Language Acquisition and Conceptual Development
 Presumptive Meanings: The Theory of Generalized Conversational Implicature
 Presumptive Meanings: The Theory of Generalized Conversational Implicature
 Reciprocals and Semantic Typology
Dissertation Director * of: Time Relations in Discourse. Evidence from a Comparative Approache to Yukatek Maya
(Jürgen Bohnemeyer, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: At the same time ... The expression of simultaneity in learner varieties
(Barbara Schmiedtová, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Jalonke Argument Structure
(Friederike Lüpke, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Sign-Spatiality in Kata Kolok: How a village sign language of Bali inscribes its signing space
(Connie de Vos, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Kuuk Thaayorre
(Alice Gaby, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Evidentiality and Intersubjectivity in Yurakaré: An interactional account
(Sonja Gipper, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The structure and Use of Shape-based Noun Classes in Miraña (North West Amazon)
(Frank Seifart, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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