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Name: Beth  Levin
Institution: Stanford University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www-csli.stanford.edu/~beth/
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
Typology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
 Argument Realization
 English Verb Classes and Alternations
 Argument Realization
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
 Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
 Unaccusativity at the Syntax-Lexical Semantics Interface
Dissertation Director * of: On In and On: An investigation into the linguistic encoding of spatial scenes
(Michele Feist, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Semantic and Pragmatic Model of Lexical and Grammatical Aspect
(Mari Olsen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Logical and Empirical Foundations of Baker's Paradox
(Elizabeth Coppock, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: States, changes of state, and the Monotonicity Hypothesis
(Andrew Koontz-Garboden, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Clause Structure and Argument Realization in Tongan
(Douglas Ball, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Antonymy and Semantic Range in English
(Victoria Muehleisen, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The English dative alternation: The case for verb sensitivity
The typology of motion expressions revisited

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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