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Name: Jürgen  Bohnemeyer
Institution: University at Buffalo
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State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Mayan
Selected Publications: 2004 Split intransitivity, linking, and lexical representation: the case of Yukatek Maya. Linguistics 42(1): 67-107.
2004 Event realization and default aspect. With M. Swift. Linguistics and Philosophy 27(3): 263-296.
2003 Invisible time lines in the fabric of events: Temporal coherence in Yucatec narratives. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 13(2): 139-162.
2003 NSM without the Strong Lexicalization Hypothesis. Theoretical Linguistics 29(3): 211-222.
2003 The unique vector constraint. In E. van der Zee and J. Slack (eds.), Representing direction in language and space. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 86-110.
2002 The grammar of time reference in Yukatek Maya. Munich: LINCOM.
1998 Temporal Reference from a Radical Pragmatics Perspective: Why Yucatec does not need to express ‘after’ and ‘before’. Cognitive Linguistics 9 3 1998. 239 282.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The grammar of time reference in Yukatek Maya
 Event Representation in Language and Cognition
Courses Taught: LIN438/538 Semantics I; LIN421/521 Language and Culture (Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology); LIN527-528 Field Work I-II; LIN207 Language, Society, and the Individual; Graduate seminars on semantic typology and temporal semantics
Dissertation Abstract: Time Relations in Discourse. Evidence from a Comparative Approache to Yukatek Maya
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Jalonke Argument Structure
(Friederike Lüpke, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Grammar of Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic Language of Ethiopia
(Kazuhiro Kawachi, Author)

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