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Name: Roumyana  Slabakova
Institution: University of Iowa
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Telicity in the Second Language
 Telicity in the Second Language
 Aspectual Inquiries
 Inquiries in Linguistic Development
 Meaning in the Second Language
 Proceedings of the 2009 Mind/Context Divide Workshop
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Telicity in the Second Language
 Meaning in the Second Language
Dissertation Director * of: The Syntax-Information Structure Interface: Subjects and clausal word order in Galician
(Timothy Gupton, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Second Language Acquisition of Bulgarian Object Clitics: A test case for the Interface Hypothesis
(Ivan Ivanov, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: What is so difficult about telicity marking in L2 Russian?
Semantic Theory and Second Language Acquisition

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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