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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: Donca  Steriade
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://mit.edu/linguistics/www/steriade.home.html
State and/or Country: MA
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phonetically-Based Phonology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Phonetically-Based Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: An Effort-Based Approach to Consonant Lenition
(Robert Kirchner, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Resolving Hiatus
(Roderic Casali, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Trills, Taps and Stops in Contrast and Variation
(Susan Inouye, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Reassessing the Role of the Syllable in Italian Phonology: An experimental study of consonant cluster syllabification, definite article allomorphy and segment duration
(Kristie McCrary, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Repetition Avoidance in Human Language
(Mary Ann Walter, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Conditions on (Dis)Harmony
(Andrew Nevins, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Anti-Homophony Blocking and its Productivity in Transparadigmatic Relations
(Larry Ichimura, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Canadian French Vowel Harmony
(Gabriel Poliquin, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Magentoencephalographic Investigations of Morphological Irregularity and Identity
(Linnaea Stockall, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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