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Name: Ariel  S. Shisha-Halevy
Institution: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Homepage: http://ling.huji.ac.il/?ariel_shisha-halevy
State and/or Country: Israel   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Not Applicable
Specialty: Egyptian-Coptic Linguistics, Celtic Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Coptic
Welsh, Middle
Selected Publications: Topics in Bohairic Coptic Syntax,in press Peeters (Leuven), out in 2007

Forthcoming(a)'On Juncture in Shenoutean Sahidic', Acts of the Sixth Congress of Coptic Studies (Leiden, July 2000).

Forthcoming(c) 'On Conversion, Clause Ordination and Related Notions', Proceedings.

Forthcoming(d) 'Determination-Signalling Environment in Old and Middle Egyptian: Preliminary Reflections', in T. Bar and E. Cohen (eds.), Festschrift Gideon Goldenberg.

Forthcoming(e)(eds.) 2003, Ancient Egyptian, Neo-Semitic, Methods in Linguistics: Workshop in Memory of H.J. Polotsky -Proceedings, Jerusalem: The Israel Academy of Science and Humanities.

2003a 'Future, Present, Narattive Past: a Triple Note on Oxyrhynchite Tempuslehre', in: Sprache und Geist. Peter Nagel zum 65. Geburtstag. Herausgegeben von Walter Beltz, Ute Pietruschka und Jurgen Tubach (=Hallesche Beitrage zur Orientwissenschaft 35 (2003)), Halle (Saale), pp.249-309.

2003b 'A Definitive Sahidic Coptic Grammar' (review article of B. Layton's Coptic Grammar), Orientalia, 71, pp.424-459.

2003c 'Juncture Features in Literacy Modern Welsh: Cohesion and Delimitation - Problematik, Typology of Exponents and Features' Zeitschrift f. Celtische Philologie , 53, pp.230-258.

2003d 'Celtic Syntax , Egyptian-Coptic Syntax', in: Das Alte Agypten und seine Nachbarn: Festschrift Helmut Satzinger, Krems:Osterreichisches Literaturforum, pp 245-302.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Stability, Variation and Change of Word-Order Patterns over Time
Courses Taught: Structual Elements of Coptic (Sahidic, Bohairic dialects), Topics in Coptic Syntax, Coptic Dialectology, Shenoutean Syntax, The Oxyrhynchite Dialect of Coptic, Typology of Egyptian and Coptic, Introduction to Egyptian Linguistics, Introduction to Structural Linguistics (for Egyptologists), Structural Elements of Modern Welsh, Structural Elements of Modern Irish, Topics in Modern Welsh Syntax

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