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Name: Richa  Srishti
Institution: Central Institute of Indian Languages
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Homepage: http://ciil.academia.edu/RichaSrishti
State and/or Country: India   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Specialty: Minimalism
Subject Language(s): Hindi
Urdu
Selected Publications: “Reflecting AGREE: Hindi-Urdu Reflexives” in Western Conference of Linguistics (WECOL) 2006 Proceedings Vol.17:361-72.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Hindi Verb Classes and their Argument Structure Alternations
Courses Taught: Language in Society, Language Learning, Introduction to Phonetics, Introduction to Syntactic & Morphological Analysis, Basic Syntax
Dissertation Abstract: Unaccusativity, Unergativity and the Causative Alternation in Hindi: A minimalist analysis
Academic Paper Abstract: Reflecting AGREE: Hindi-Urdu reflexives



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