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Name: Ronald  I.  Kim
Institution: Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
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State and/or Country: Poland   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Historical Linguistics; Indo-European and Semitic; Language Variation, Language Contact, and Dialect Geography; Phonology
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Slavic Subgroup
New English
Selected Publications: Kim, Ronald I. 'Clitics, Stress, and Verbal Inflection in Modern Aramaic Dialects' (In progress);
'Is there such a thing? Problems and priorities in the study of Asian American English'(In progress);
'Tocharian Evidence for Root Ablaut in PIE Thematic Presents?' To appear in a Festschrift.

(Forthcoming a) 'An individual twist on the individualizing suffix: definite n-stem nouns in Pontic Greek.' To appear in Glotta.
—. (Forthcoming b) 'Another look at Tocharian B sarya.' To appear in Historische Sprachforschung.
—. (Forthcoming c) 'On the prehistory of Old English dyde.' To appear in Medieval English Mirror 6, ed. by Marcin Krygier and Liliana Sikorska. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
—. (Forthcoming d) 'Stammbaum or continuum? The subgrouping of Modern Aramaic dialects reconsidered.' To appear in Journal of the American Oriental Society.
—. (Forthcoming e) 'The phonology of Balto-Slavic.' To appear in Handbook of Comparative Indo-European Linguistics, ed. by Matthias Fritz and Jared Klein. Berlin: de Gruyter.
—. (Forthcoming f) 'Tocharian B -ñ ‘(to) me’, -c ‘(to) you’, pas. ‘go!’.' To appear in Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 11.
—. (Forthcoming g) 'Towards a historical phonology of Modern Aramaic: the relative chronology of Turoyo sound changes.' To appear in Proceedings of the XIII Incontro Italiano di Linguistica Afroasiatica. Udine: Forum Editrice Universitaria Udinese.
—. (Forthcoming h) 'Verbal ablaut and obstruent alternations in Old Persian.' To appear in Historische Sprachforschung.
—. (Forthcoming i) Review of Melanie Malzahn (ed.), Instrumenta Tocharica. (Heidelberg: Winter, 2007.) To appear in Journal of the American Oriental Society.
—. (Forthcoming j) Review of Miriam Meyerhoff and Naomi Nagy (eds.), Social Lives in Language — Sociolinguistics and Multilingual Speech Communities. Celebrating the Work of Gillian Sankoff. (IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society 24. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2008.) To appear in LINGUIST List.
—. (Forthcoming k) Review of Michaël Peyrot, Variation and Change in Tocharian B. (Leiden Studies in Indo-European 15. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008.) To appear in Language.

—. (2009a) 'American English dialectology: a historical survey.' In Studies in American Language, Culture, and Literature, ed. by Piotr Chruszczewski and Jacek Fisiak, 48-58. (Jezyk a komunikacja 24.) Kraków: Tertium.
—. (2009b) 'The feminine gender in Tocharian and Indo-European.' In East and West: Papers in Indo-European Studies, ed. by Kazuhiko Yoshida and Brent Vine, 69-87. Bremen: Hempen.
—. (2003 [2009]) 'Root and derived preterites in Tocharian.' Münchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft 63, 11-44.

—. (2008a) 'California Chinese Pidgin English and its historical connections: preliminary remarks.' Journal of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics 23:2, 329-44.
—. (2008b) 'The Celtic feminine numerals ‘3’ and ‘4’ revisited.' Keltische Forschungen 3, 143-69 (abstract 319-20).
—. (2008c) Review of Pieter Muysken (ed.), From Linguistic Areas to Areal Linguistics. (Studies in Language Companion Series 90. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2008.) LINGUIST List 19.3869 (16 Dec 2008), .
—. (2008d) Review of Haruyuki Saito, Das Partizipium Präteriti im Tocharischen. (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2006.) Journal of the American Oriental Society 128:1 (Jan-Mar 2008).
—. (2008e) Review of Werner Winter, Kleine Schriften/Selected Writings. 2 Bände, hrsg. von Olav Hackstein. (Bremen: Hempen, 2005.) Kratylos 53 (2008), 46-55.
Courses Taught: History of the English Language
General and English Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Contact
American English and World Englishes
Comparative Indo-European
Thesis Writing Seminars
Reviewer of: Social Lives in Language (LL Issue 20.2338)
Balto-Slavic Accentual Mobility (LL Issue 21.1909)
From Linguistic Areas to Areal Linguistics (LL Issue 19.3869)

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