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Name: Matthew  S.  Dryer
Institution: University at Buffalo
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/dryer/dryer.htm
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Syntax
Typology
Subject Language(s): Kutenai
Selected Publications: 'Primary Objects, Secondary Objects, and Antidative' (Language, 1986), 'The
Greenbergian Word Order Correlations' (Language, 1992), 'The Discourse Function of the Kutenai Inverse' (Voice and Inversion, 1994), ''Focus, Pragmatic Presupposition, and Activated Propositions'' (Journal of Pragmatics, 1996), 'On the 6-way Word Order Typology' (Studies in Language, 1997)
Announced on LINGUIST :  The World Atlas of Language Structures
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The World Atlas of Language Structures
Courses Taught: Syntax, typology, discourse and syntax, field methods
Dissertation Director * of: The Status of Obliques in Linguistic Theory
(Lindsay Whaley, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Phenomenon of the Word THE in English - discourse functions and distribution patterns
(Ring Mei Han Low, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic Language of Ethiopia
(Kazuhiro Kawachi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar and Dictionary of Wyandot
(Craig Kopris, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Construction-based Approaches to Flexible Word Order
(Andrew Wetta, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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