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Name: Stanley  Dubinsky
Institution: University of South Carolina
State and/or Country: SC
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Specialty: Syntax, semantics, general linguistics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Spanish
Selected Publications: Selected publications:
Dubinsky, Stanley, and Shoko Hamano. 2003. Case checking by AspP: The syntax and semantics of predicative postpositions. Japanese/Korean Linguistics 12.
Davies, William D., and Stanley Dubinsky. 2003. On extraction from NPs. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 21.1-37.
Davies, William D., and Stanley Dubinsky. 2001. Objects and other subjects: Grammatical functions, functional categories, and configurationality. Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 52 . Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Press.
Dubinsky, Stanley, Marie Egan, René Schmauder, and Matthew Traxler. 2000. Functional projections of predicates: Experimental evidence from coordinate structure processing. Syntax 3.182-214.
Dubinsky, Stanley, and Robert Hamilton. 1998. Epithets as antilogophoric pronouns. Linguistic Inquiry 29.685-693.
Dubinsky, Stanley. 1997. Syntactic underspecification and light verb phenomena in Japanese. Linguistics 35.4
Dubinsky, Stanley. 1997. Predicate union and the syntax of Japanese passives. Journal of Linguistics 33.1-37
Dubinsky, Stanley, and S. Ron Simango. 1996. Passive and stative in Chichewa: Evidence for modular distinctions in grammar. Language 72.749-781.
Dubinsky, Stanley, and Kemp Williams. 1995. Recategorization of prepositions as complementizers. Linguistic Inquiry 26.125-137.
Dubinsky, Stanley. 1994. Predicate union and the syntax of Japanese causatives. Journal of Linguistics 30.43-79.
Dubinsky, Stanley, and Mazemba Nzwanga. 1994. A challenge to Burzio's generalization: Impersonal transitives in western Bantu. Linguistics 32.47-64.
Dubinsky, Stanley. 1992. Case assignment to VP-adjoined positions: Nominative objects in Japanese. Linguistics 30.873-910.
Dubinsky, Stanley, Maria-Rosa Lloret, and Paul Newman. 1988. Lexical and syntactic causatives in Oromo. Language 64.485-500.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Objects and Other Subjects: Grammatical Functions, Functional Categories and Configurationality
 The Grammar of Raising and Control
 New Horizons in the Analysis of Control and Raising
 New Horizons in the Analysis of Control and Raising
 Understanding Language through Humor
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Grammar of Raising and Control
 Understanding Language through Humor
Courses Taught: Introduction to linguistics; syntactic theory; history of linguistic theory; semantics.
Dissertation Director * of: (In)complete Acquisition of Aspect in Second Language and Heritage Russian
(Anna Mikhaylova, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Japanese Union Constructions: A unified analysis of -sase and -rare

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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