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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Shigeru  Miyagawa
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/people/faculty/miyagawa/
State and/or Country: MA
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Linguistics
 Why Agree? Why Move?
 Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order
 The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order
Dissertation Director * of: Clitics and Agreement
(Taylor Roberts, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Finiteness, Case and Clausal Architecture
(Gülşat Aygen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Decomposing Questions
(Paul Hagstrom, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: What Moves Where When in Which Language?
(Norvin Richards, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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