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Name: Constanta  Rodica  Diaconescu
Institution: University of Ottawa
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State and/or Country: Canada   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: 2007.(with María Luisa Rivero). 'An applicative analysis of double object constructions in Romanian', Probus 19-2. Mouton de Gruyter, Amsterdam, Berlin, New York, November 2007, p171-196.
2007. María Luisa Rivero and Constanta Rodica Diaconescu. 'The diachrony of Dative psychological verbs in Spanish and Romanian'. Generative Linguistics Symposium, Concordia University, Montreal, September 28-28 2007.
2007. María Luisa Rivero and Constanta Rodica Diaconescu. 'A diachronic view of psychological verbs with dative experiencers in Spanish and Rumanian'. To appear in Proceedings of he 18th International Conference on Historical Linguistics August 10-12 2007, UQAM, Montreal (Benjamins eds.)
2007. Martineau, France, Constanta Rodica Diaconescu and Paul Hirschbühler. 'Le Corpus Voies du français: de l'élaboration à l'annotation', Le Nouveau Corpus d'Amsterdam, in P. Kunstmann et A. Stein (réd.) Stuttgart: Steiner. 2007.
2006. (with France Martineau, Paul Hirschbuhler, Dan Ionescu and Mircea Trifan).
'Using Part of Speech Tagging for Semantic Web Search: An Example - Searching on a Medieval French Corpus' in Proceedings of Information and Technology Conference, University of Cuiabá, Matto Grosso, Brazil.
2006. France Martineau and Constanta Rodica Diaconescu. 'Les voies du français'. Presentation at Workshop of Historical and Corpus Linguistics, Stuttgart, Germany, February 2006.
2005. (with Maria Luisa Rivero) 'Romanian DOCs'. In 'Proceedings of Canadian Linguistics Association', 2005.
2004. Romanian Applicative Constructions. PhD Dissertation, University of Ottawa.
2004.(with Helen Goodluck). 'The Pronoun Attraction Effect for D(iscourse)-Linked Phrases: Evidence from Speakers of a Null Subject Language ', in Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, Volume 33, Number 4/July, 2004, Springer.
2002. (with Helen Goodluck). 'D-linking and pronoun interpretation by speakers of a null subject language'. Conference of Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition, Ottawa, April 2002.
2002. 'D-linking and pronoun interpretation by Romanian speakers”. Psycholinguistic Shorts, March 1st, 2002, University of Ottawa.
2000. 'Romanian Imperatives'. Cahiers Linguistiques d’Ottawa, no 27 (2000) 37-64.
1999. Romanian Imperatives under the perspective of generative grammar, MA Thesis, University of Ottawa, under the supervision of Prof. Maria Luisa Rivero.

Courses Taught: LIN 2120 Phonetique
LIN 3536 Histoire des langues romanes
Dissertation Abstract: Romanian Applicative Constructions

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