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Name: Natalia  Levshina (IPA: Natalia Levshina)
Institution: University of Marburg
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Specialty: quantitative usage-based semantics and typology
Selected Publications: Levshina, Natalia. In press. An integrative exemplar-based model of semantic structure: The Dutch causative construction with laten. In J. Yoon & S. Th. Gries (Eds.), Construction Grammar beyond English: Observational and experimental approaches.

Levshina, Natalia, Dirk Geeraerts & Dirk Speelman. In press. Dutch causative constructions with doen and laten: Quantification of meaning and meaning of quantification. In D. Glynn & J. Robinson (Eds.), Polysemy and synonymy: corpus methods and applications in Cognitive Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Levshina, Natalia, Dirk Geeraerts and Dirk Speelman. In press. Mapping constructional spaces: A contrastive analysis of English and Dutch analytic causatives. Linguistics.

Levshina, Natalia & Kris Heylen. In press. A Radically Data-driven Construction Grammar: Experiments with Dutch causative constructions. In R. Boogaart, T. Colleman & G. Rutten (Eds.), Constructions in Germanic – Extending the scope.

Levshina, Natalia. 2013. Putting meaning on the map: Integration of geographic and semantic variation in multivariate models of language use. In Serzant, I. A. and B. Wiemer (Eds.), Contemporary approaches to dialectology: The area of North, Northwest Russian and Belarusian vernaculars. Slavica Bergensia 13.

Levshina, Natalia, Dirk Geeraerts & Dirk Speelman. 2013. Towards a 3D-Grammar: Interaction of linguistic and extralinguistic factors in the use of Dutch causative constructions. Journal of Pragmatics.

Levshina, Natalia. 2012. Comparing constructicons: A usage-based analysis of the causative construction with doen in Netherlandic and Belgian Dutch. Constructions and Frames 4(1): 76-101.

Levshina, Natalia, Dirk Geeraerts and Dirk Speelman. 2011. Changing the world vs. changing the mind: Distinctive collexeme analysis of the causative construction with doen in Belgian and Netherlandic Dutch, 111-123. In F. Gregersen, J. Parrot and P. Quist (eds.), Language variation - European perspectives III. Selected papers from the 5th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, Copenhagen, June 2009. Amsterdam: John Benjamins
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Courses Taught: Corpus Linguistics and Quantitative Methods of Linguistic Analysis;
Introduction to Linguistics: Semantics and Pragmatics
Dissertation Abstract: Doe wat je niet laten kan [Do What You Cannot Let]: A usage-base analysis of Dutch causative constructions
Reviewer of: Quantitative Methods in Cognitive Semantics: Corpus-driven approaches (LL Issue 22.3011)
Statistical Methods in Language and Linguistic Research (LL Issue 24.2555)

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