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Name: William  McClure
Institution: City University of New York
State and/or Country: ----------------   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Using Japanese: A Guide to Contemporary Usage
 Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 12
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Using Japanese: A Guide to Contemporary Usage
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Inner Aspect
(Jonathan MacDonald, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Japanese -TE IRU and -TE ARU: The aspectual implications of the stage-level and individual-level distinction
(Mamori Sugita, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax of Non-verbal Causation: The causative apomorphy of 'from' in Greek and Germanic languages
(Alexandra Ioannidou, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Omitted Arguments and Complexity of Predication
(Martin Port, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Deriving Word Order in Code-Switching: Feature inheritance and word order
(Ji Young Shim, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Adicity and Reference: Middle voice and its components
(Erika Troseth, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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