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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: Pierre  Pica (IPA: PIKA)
Institution: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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Homepage: http://www.pierrepica.com
State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: - (in collaboration with W. Snyder), 'On the Syntax and Semantics of 'se' in French' in A-M Di-Sciullo ed. Projections and Interfaces Conditions', Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997.
- (in collaboration with H Bennis & J Rooryck), Atomism and Binding, Foris, Dordrecht, 1997, (distributed by HIL).
- 'Quelques éléments pour une typologie de l'accord verbal', Faits de langue, Ophrys, Paris, 1996.
- (in collaboration with W. Snyder), 'Quantifier, Scope and Cross-Over' Proceedings of the 1994 West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics', 1995.
- (in collaboration with Tibor Papp) Transparence et Opacité, Littérature et Sciences Cognitives, Editions du Cerf, Paris, 1988.
- 'The Case for Reflexive or Reflexive for Case' in Deaton, K, Noske, M & Ziolkowksi eds, Proceedings of the 26th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, Chicago, 1990.
- 'On the Nature of the Reflexivization Cycle' in J.McDonough & B Plunkett eds. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, GLSA, Amherst, 1987.
- Formes, Hommage à Mitsou Ronat, Recherches Linguistiques n°14, Paris, 1986.
- (in collaboration with Mitsou Ronat), Catégories vides et explication en Syntaxe, Modèles linguistiques VII.1, Presses Universitaires de Lille, Lille 1985.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Atomism and Binding
 Linguistic Variation Yearbook
 Linguistic Variation Yearbook
 Linguistic Variation Yearbook 2003
 Linguistic Variation Yearbook 2005
 LinguistiVariation Yearbook 2006
 Linguistic Variation Yearbook 2006
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Linguistic Variation Yearbook
Courses Taught: The Status of Performance and Linguistic Variation : The distinction between Oral and Written languages, Ecole Doctorale, INALCO, Paris

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