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Name: Natalia  Sciarini
Institution: Yale University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://languageandtext.info
State and/or Country: CT
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Philosophy of Language
History of Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Discipline of Linguistics
Specialty: Translation and research
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Textbooks and monographs:

An introduction to psycholinguistics. 2nd ed. Harlow, England; New York: Pearson Longman, 2006. Co-authored with prof. Danny D. Steinberg (Canada)

Rabochaia programma i metodicheskie ukazaniia dlia samostoiatelnoi raboty studentov po kursu teorii perevoda (Course curriculum and guidelines for students’ independent research on theory of translation). Ulyanovsk, Ulyanovsk State University Publishing, 2000.

Economic English excellence. Ulyanovsk, Ulyanovsk State University Publishing, 1999.

Sovremennaia lingvisticheskaia kontseptsiia N. Khomskogo: dissertatsiia na soiskanie uchenoi stepeni kandidata filologicheskikh nauk (N. Chomsky’s Contemporary Theory of Language and Mind). PhD candidate diss., Moscow Linguistic University, 1998. Published in Ulianovsk: Ministerstvo obshchego i professionalnogo obrazovaniia RF: Ulianovskii gosudarstvennyi universitet.

The survey of most important problems of translatology. Ulyanovsk, Ulyanovsk State University Publishing, 1996.
Introduction to the theory of translation. Ulyanovsk, Ulyanovsk State University Publishing, 1995

Articles and anthology contributions:

Possible edges of a finite automaton defining a given regular language. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computing, 9.2 (2002): 475-485.

Universalnaia grammatika kak basovoe poniatie sovremennoi lingvisticheskoi kontseptsii Khomskogo (Universal Grammar as the basis of N. Chomsky’s contemporary theory of language and mind). Proceedings of Ulyanovsk State University Learned Society, Linguistics series, 1.4 (2000): 16-24.

N. Khomskii i otechestvennoe iazykoznanie: K istorii polemiki o iazyke I myshlenii (N. Chomsky and Russian linguistics: the story of dispute on language and mind). Gumanitarnaya mysl’ na rubeze vekov. Ed. by V.I. Zerkalov. Saratov, Saratov State University Publishing, 2000. 28-38.

K voprosy o vozmozhnom primeneii universalnoi grammatiki N. Khomskogo v protsesse obucheniia inostrannomy iazyku (On the possible application of N. Chomsky’s theory of Universal Grammar to the process of EFL teaching ). Proceedings of Ulyanovsk State University Learned Society, Education series, 1 (1999): 10-12.

Poniatie iazyka, znanie iazyka i ovladenie etim znaniem v kontseptsii iazyka I myshleniia N. Khomskogo (The notion of language, knowledge of language, and language acquisition in N. Chomsky’s theory of language and mind). Proceedings of Ulyanovsk State University Learned Society, Education series, 2 (1999): 7-16.

Published translation projects:

Terapiia Ia-Skhemy dukhovnosti: korrektsiia povedeniia pri narkozavisimosti i povyshennom riske zabolevaniia VICh (The Spiritual Self-Schema (3-S) development program for the treatment of addiction and HIV risk behavior). 3-s.us. March 2008.

Reviews and book notices:

Review of Psycholinguistics: Language, mind and world, by Steinberg et al. Language, 78.2 (2002): 773-776.

Review of Language and creation of world: Linguistic theory of Neohumboldtianism, by Radchenko, O.A. The Henry Sweet Society of the History of Linguistic Ideas Bulletin, 36, (2001): 37-41.

Review of Fundamental trends of modern American linguistics, by A. A. Kibrik et al. The Henry Sweet Society of the History of Linguistic Ideas Bulletin 32, (1999): 42-47.

Book notice: Beyond grammar: an experience-based theory of language, by Bod, Rens. Language, 78.2 (2002): 787.

Book notice: Heidegger, language, and world-disclosure, by Lafont, Christina. Language, 78.2 (2002): 788.

Book notice: Perception, cognition, and language: Essays in honor of Henry and Lila Gleitman, by Landau et al. (eds.). Language, 78.2 (2002): 788.

Book notice: Slavic in head-driven phrase structure grammar, by Borsley & Przepiorkowski (eds.). Language, 78.2 (2002): 348
Announced on LINGUIST :  An Introduction to Psycholinguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  An Introduction to Psycholinguistics
Courses Taught: Theory and Practice of Translation, Department of Linguistics and International Studies, Ulyanovsk State University 1990 - 2000

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