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Professor Elizabeth Traugott FBA

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About this Fellow

Historical linguistics; semantic change, cognitive and interactional pragmatics; theories of grammaticalisation and construction grammar

Website: http://www.stanford.edu/~traugott/

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Linguistics and English, Stanford University

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Linguistics and English, Stanford University, California, 1968 - 2003
  • Emeritus Professor of Linguistics and English, Stanford University, California, 2003

Publications

Constructionalization and Constructional Changes 2013

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Professor Bencie Woll

Sign language as a model to understand human language generally: neuroimaging studies of commonalities in processing spoken & signed languages; the influence of modality of communication on language structure; sociolinguistics of Deaf communities.

Professor Almut Hintze

The languages, religions and history of pre-Islamic Iran and Central Asia with special attention to Zoroastrianism; Ancient and Middle Iranian philology and linguistics

Professor Janet Dean Fodor

Theoretical and experimental psycholinguistics; multi-language studies of psychological mechanisms for decoding the structure and meaning of sentences; modelling the process of grammar acquisition by children

Professor David Denison

History of English, especially syntax, including current change; modelling syntactic change; word classes and word class boundaries, gradience in syntax; corpus construction and problems of tagging