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Name: Jane  H.  Simpson
Institution: University of Sydney
State and/or Country: NSW
Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Semantics
Syntax
Specialty: Lexical Functional Grammar, syntax, lexical semantics
Subject Language(s): Kaurna
Language Family(ies): Australian
Selected Publications: Simpson, Jane. 1983. 'Resultatives' in Papers in Lexical-functional Grammar, edited by L. Levin, M. Rappaport and A. Zaenen, pp.143-157. Bloomington: Indiana University Linguistics Club.

Simpson, Jane. 1991. Warlpiri morphosyntax: a lexicalist approach.
Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

Simpson, Jane. 1998. 'Warumungu morphology' in Handbook of Morphology, edited by A. Spencer and A. Zwicky, pp.707-736. Basil Blackwell Ltd: Oxford.

Simpson, Jane, and Luise He rcus. (ed.) 1998. History in portraits: biographies of nineteenth century South Australian Aboriginal people. Canberra: Aboriginal History Monograph Series 6.
Simpson, Jane. 2000. Camels as pidgin-carriers: Afghan cameleers as a vector for the spread of features of Australian Aboriginal pidgins and creoles. In Processes of language contact: studies from Australia and the South Pacific, ed. J. Siegel. Collections Champs linguistiques. 195-244. Saint-Laurent, Quebec:Fides .[AGMV Marquis, member of the Scabrini Group].

Simpson, Jane. 2001. Hypocoristics of place-names in Australian English. In Varieties of English: Australian English, eds. P. Collins and D. Blair. 89-112. Amsterdam, Philadelphia:Benjamins.

Simpson, Jane. 2001. Preferred word order, argument structure and the grammaticalisation of associated path. In Time over matter: diachronic perspectives on morphosyntax, eds. M. Butt and T. H. King. 173-208. Stanford:CSLI.

Simpson, Jane. 2002. A learner's guide to Warumungu: Mirlamirlajinjjiki Warumunguku apparrka. Alice Springs:IAD Press.

Simpson, Jane, David Nash, Mary Laughren, Peter Austin, and Barry Alpher ed. 2001. Forty years on: Ken Hale and Australian languages. Pacific Linguistics 512. Canberra:Pacific Linguistics
Announced on LINGUIST :  Forty Years on Ken Hale and Australian Languages
 Children's Language and Multilingualism
Courses Taught: Introduction to syntax
Languages of Australia
Field methods
Semantics and pragmatics
Cross-cultural communicationˇ
Dissertation Director * of: Systematic Homonymy and the Structure of Morphological Categories: Some lessons from paradigm geometry
(Jason Johnston, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Selectionist Model of The Genesis Of Phonic Texture: Systemic phonology and universal darwinism
(Chris Cléirigh, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Silence in Japanese-Australian Classroom Interaction: Perceptions and performance
(Ikuko Nakane, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Language Contact and Children's Bilingual Acquisition: Learning a mixed language and Warlpiri in northern Australia
(Carmel O'Shannessy, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Negotiating Solidarity: A social-linguistic approach to job interviews
(Caroline Lipovsky, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Case-Marking in Contact: The development and function of case morphology in Gurindji Kriol, an Australian mixed language
(Felicity Meakins, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Doing Referring in Murriny Patha Conversation
(Joe Blythe, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Polysynthetic Sociolinguistics: The Language and Culture of Murrinh Patha Youth
(John Mansfield, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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