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Name: John  Haiman
Institution: Macalester College
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State and/or Country: Minnesota
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Specialty: Pragmatics; Language Change
Subject Language(s): Khmer, Central
Language Family(ies): Rhaetian
Selected Publications: 1974 Targets and syntactic change (mouton)
1980 Hua: a Papuan language of the eastern highlands of New Guinea
1985 Natural Syntax: Iconicity and erosion (CUP)
1991 Hua dictionary (Harrassowitz)
1992 The rhaeto-romance languages (with Paola Beninca) Routledge
1998 Talk is cheap:Sarcasm, alienation, and the evolution oflanguage (OUP)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Essays on Language Function and Language Type
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Cambodian
Courses Taught: Origin and Evolution of Language;
Language and Alienation

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