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Jason Kandybowicz
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Born1978
🏳️ Nationality
🎓 Alma materUCLA, Rutgers University
💼 Occupation

Jason Kandybowicz (born 1978) is an American linguist. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 2006 and is Associate Professor of Linguistics at The Graduate Center, CUNY, a position he has held since 2015..[1]. Professor Kandybowicz has researched several endangered and understudied West African languages, including Nupe, Krachi, Ikpana and Asante Twi[2][3]. Working within the generative grammar framework, he has written several important books [4] and scientific journal articles about Niger-Congo languages and the syntax-phonology interface.[5] He has made a number of media appearances, including interviews for podcasts[6] and the British Broadcasting Company[7]

External links[edit]

Selected Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

  • (2008) The Grammar of Repetition: Nupe Grammar at the Syntax-Phonology Interface[8][9]
  • (2017) Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches (with Harold Torrence)[10]

Articles[edit]

  • (2017) On Prosodic Variation and the Distribution of Wh- In-situ.[11] Linguistic Variation 17: 111-148.
  • (2015) Wh- Question Formation in Krachi (with Harold Torrence).[12] Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 36: 253-286.
  • (2015) On Prosodic Vacuity and Verbal Resumption in Asante Twi.[13] Linguistic Inquiry 46: 243-272.
  • (2013) Ways of Emphatic Scope Taking: from Emphatic Assertion in Nupe to the Grammar of Emphasis.[14] Lingua 128: 51-71.
  • (2009) Embracing Edges: Syntactic and Phono-syntactic Edge Sensitivity in Nupe.[15] Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 27: 305-344.
  • (2007) On Fusion and Multiple Copy Spell-Out: The Case of Verbal Repetition.[16] In Norbert Corver and Jairo Nunes (eds.) The Copy Theory of Movement, pp. 119-150. John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • (2008) Externalization and Emergence: On the Status of Parameters in the Minimalist Program.[17] Biolinguistics 3: 94-99.
  • (2003) On Directionality and the Structure of the Verb Phrase: Evidence from Nupe (with Mark C. Baker).[18] Syntax 6: 115-155.

References[edit]

  1. "Jason Kandybowicz". www.gc.cuny.edu. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  2. [https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132370 National Science Foundation public awards announcement
  3. [http://news.ku.edu/2014/04/14/ku-scholars-see-value-preserving-africas-endangered-languages University of Kansas feature article
  4. "The grammar of repetition : Nupe grammar at the syntax-phonology interface /". worldcat.org. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  5. Jason Kandybowicz CV
  6. "Scientist podcast interview". scientistpodcast.org. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  7. "BBC interview for International Mother Tongue Day. Episode: "Nigeria's 'Democracy' Buses". Original air date: Feb. 21, 2019". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  8. "The Grammar of Repetition". benjamins.com. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  9. "The Grammar of Repetition Book Review". Journal of African Languages and Linguistics. 32 (1). 2011. doi:10.1515/jall.2011.005. ISSN 1613-3811.
  10. Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press. 2017-08-07. ISBN 9780190256340. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  11. "On Prosodic Variation and the Distribution of Wh- In-situ". benjamins.com. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  12. Torrence, Harold; Kandybowicz, Jason (2015-12-01). "Wh- question formation in Krachi". Journal of African Languages and Linguistics. 36 (2). doi:10.1515/jall-2015-0011. ISSN 1613-3811.
  13. Kandybowicz, Jason (2015-04-01). "On Prosodic Vacuity and Verbal Resumption in Asante Twi". Linguistic Inquiry. 46 (2): 243–272. doi:10.1162/LING_a_00181. ISSN 0024-3892.
  14. Kandybowicz, Jason (2013-05-01). "Ways of emphatic scope-taking: From emphatic assertion in Nupe to the grammar of emphasis". Lingua. SI: Polarity emphasis: distribution and locus of licensing. 128: 51–71. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2012.10.017.
  15. Kandybowicz, Jason (2009-05-01). "Embracing edges: syntactic and phono-syntactic edge sensitivity in Nupe". Natural Language & Linguistic Theory. 27 (2): 305–344. doi:10.1007/s11049-009-9064-6. ISSN 0167-806X.
  16. "On Fusion and Multiple Copy Spell-Out". benjamins.com. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  17. Kandybowicz, Jason (2009-01-20). "Externalization and Emergence: On the Status of Parameters in the Minimalist Program". Biolinguistics. 3 (1): 093–098. ISSN 1450-3417.
  18. Kandybowicz, Jason; Baker, Mark C. (2003-08-01). "On Directionality and the Structure of the Verb Phrase: Evidence from Nupe". Syntax. 6 (2): 115–155. doi:10.1111/1467-9612.00058. ISSN 1467-9612.


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