LINGUIST List 32.1741

Tue May 18 2021

All: In Memoriam Anthony Kroch (1946-2021)

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Date: 17-May-2021
From: David Embick <embickling.upenn.edu>
Subject: In Memoriam Anthony Kroch (1946-2021)
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With great sadness, we report the death of Anthony (Tony) Kroch, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. An obituary has appeared in the New York Times, which has a guestbook where comments and remembrances may be left:

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?n=anthony-s-kroch&pid=198531627&fhid=4609

A more detailed acknowledgement of Tony's academic career and his contributions to the field of linguistics will be appearing in due course in Language Variation and Change, the journal that Tony co-founded with William Labov and David Sankoff in 1989. The text is posted, with permission, on the department’s In Memoriam page:

https://www.ling.upenn.edu/people/in-memoriam



-Posted by David Embick,
Professor and Chair
Department of Linguistics
University of Pennsylvania

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics


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