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Name: Hans  G.  Smessaert
Institution: Université Catholique de Louvain
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State and/or Country: Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Specialty: Formal semantics (quantification, aspect, modality)
Subject Language(s): Dutch
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: Smessaert, Hans (2007), 'The evaluation of aspectual distance, speed and progress', In Louis de Saussure, Jacques Moeschler and Genoveva Puskas (Eds), Tense, Mood and Aspect. Theoretical and Descriptive Issues. (Proceedings of the 6th Chronos conference, Université de Genève, 22-24 September 2004). Amsterdam/New York : Rodopi, pp. 27-45.

Hans Smessaert, Bert Cornillie, Dagmar Divjak and Karel van den Eynde (2005), 'Degrees of clause integration. From endotactic to exotactic subordination in Dutch'. Linguistics 43/3, 471-529.

Hans Smessaert and Alice G.B. ter Meulen (2004), 'Temporal reasoning with aspectual adverbials'. Linguistics and Philosophy 27/2, 209-262.
Courses Taught: Intro to General linguistics
Morphology of Dutch
Syntax of Dutch
Phonetics and Phonology of Dutch
Dutch Language Acquisition
Formal Semantics
Dissertation Abstract: The Logical Geometry of Comparison and Quantification. A cross-categorial analysis of Dutch determiners and aspectual adverbs

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