Details of his books, articles, and other materials, along with some biodata. Books and articles are listed on two general pages in chronological order, and are also classified under fifteen themes. Most of the articles are downloadable.
Student resources: the handouts I've been using in my own teaching. The aim here is to give you copies of notes and handouts, and further guidance on how to complete assignments successfully.
These are materials I've developed for courses and conferences. They include PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, and useful links.
I'm a researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University. My linguistics research includes work in semantics and pragmatics, text classification, and written-language structure. I'm a member of the board of trustees of the Center for Applied Linguistics and have served on the steering committee of the Coalition for Networked Information.
Deborah Tannen is University Professor and Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA. She is the author of 19 books, including You Just Don't Understand, That's Not What I Meant!, Talking Voices, I Only Say This Because I Love You, and Talking from 9 to 5.
Devoted mainly to phonetic and linguistic topics largely though not exclusively concerning the English language and its teaching and consisting of nearly 300,000 words in the form of Appreciations, Articles, Reviews, Obituaries etc including over 150 “PhonetiBlogs” ie occasional, sometimes relatively chatty items often on topics of the moment etc.
My research is into: practical natural language parsing (particularly disambiguation and efficiency), parser evaluation, large-scale grammar and lexicon development, automatic generation of text from semantic representations, and applications of natural language processing to real-world tasks.
I am Associate Professor of Linguistics in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LS&A), and in the Residential College (RC), both of which are at the University of Michigan (UM) in Ann Arbor. I'm a general practitioner of linguistics, and I have a rather expansive definition of what that includes.
John R. Rickford is Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University, where he has been a faculty member since 1980. From September 1998 he will also be Director of the Program in African and Afro-American Studies and Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor at Stanford.
I work on higher-order cognitive operations that distinguish human beings from other species and apparently emerge in the record of our descent during the Upper Paleolithic. Recently, I have focused on the basic cognitive operation of conceptual integration ("blending") and its role in language and grammar, reason, choice, judgment, imagination, ritual, literature, and creativity.