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Name: Jerrold  M. Sadock
Institution: University of Chicago
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Homepage: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/depts/linguistics/faculty/sadock.html
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Kalaallisut
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Kalaallisut
 The Modular Architecture of Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: Variation within Lexical Categories
(Elaine Francis, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Disconcordance: The syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of or- agreement
(Randall Eggert, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Number Agreement and Morphosyntactic Orientation in the Kartvelian Languages
(Kevin Tuite, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Pseudo-subordination: a mismatch between syntax and semantics

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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