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Name: Elizabeth  Closs Traugott
Institution: Stanford University
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Regularity in Semantic Change
 Grammaticalization
 Lexicalization and Language Change
 On Conditionals
 Gradience, Gradualness and Grammaticalization
 The Oxford Handbook of the History of English
 Constructionalization and Constructional Changes
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Lexicalization and Language Change
 Regularity in Semantic Change
 Grammaticalization
 Regularity in Semantic Change
 Gradience, Gradualness and Grammaticalization
 The Oxford Handbook of the History of English
Dissertation Director * of: The Pragmatics of Conditional Marking: Implicature, scalarity, and exclusivity
(Scott Schwenter, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Mixed Categories in the Hierarchical Lexicon
(Robert Malouf, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Redundancy and Syntactic Reduction in Spontaneous Speech
(Tim Jaeger, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Semantics and Pragmatics of Evidentials in Cuzco Quechua
(Martina Faller, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Grammar of Negation: A lexicalist, constraint-based perspective
(Jung-Bok Kim, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Elly van Gelderen, Grammaticalization as Economy. Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 71. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2004. Pp. 320. ISBN 90 272 2795 0 (Eur.), 1 58811 552 6 (US)
The sociolinguistics of a short-lived innovation: Tracing the development of quotative all across spoken and internet newsgroup data

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