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Name: Alastair  Wilson (IPA: ['æl.ə.steə 'wıl.sṇ̣])
Institution: Université de Neuchâtel
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State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Typology
Specialty: Ergativity and semantic alignment
Selected Publications: Wilson, B. D. & Wilson, A. (2007). ‘Why is fairness “grubby”? — semantics, etymology and perspectives in dispute resolution’. Texas Wesleyan Law Review Symposium 13: 795 – 817.
Courses Taught: English Linguistics Workshop
Dissertation Abstract: Typologizing semantic alignment
Academic Paper Abstract: Antipassives
From 'thump' and 'swish' to 'this' and 'that': Sound symbolism in deictic modifiers



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