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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: James  Pustejovsky
Institution: Brandeis University
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Semantics and the Lexicon
 Lexical Semantics: The Problem of Polysemy
 The Language of Time
 Interpreting Motion
 Advances in Generative Lexicon Theory
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Language of Time
 Interpreting Motion
Dissertation Director * of: The Semantics of Nominalizations: A study in decompositional semantics
(Inderjeet Mani, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Semantics of Event Nouns
(Shan Wang, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic and Semantic Bases of Case Assignment: A study of verbal nouns, light verbs and dative
(Jong Sup Jun, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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