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Name: Ray  Jackendoff
Institution: Tufts University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: MA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Cognitive Science
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution
 Verb-Particle Explorations
 Language, Logic, and Concepts
 Foundations of Language
 Simpler Syntax
 Language, Consciousness, Culture
 Meaning and the Lexicon
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Foundations of Language
 Verb-Particle Explorations
 Language, Consciousness, Culture
 Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution
 Simpler Syntax
 Meaning and the Lexicon
Dissertation Director * of: Syntactic and Semantic Bases of Case Assignment: A study of verbal nouns, light verbs and dative
(Jong Sup Jun, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Encoding of Complex Concepts in Hindi and English
(Bhuvana Narasinham, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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