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Linguistics Faculty

Ellen Contini-Morava

Professor

Meanings and discourse functions of grammatical forms; pragmatics; linguistic theory and method; African linguistics (especially Bantu); noun classification.

Brooks Hall, 204


434-924-6825
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Eve Danziger

Professor and Chair; Affiliated Faculty: Linguistics Program; Cognitive Science Program

Linguistic relativity; spatial language and spatial cognition, cross-cultural philosophies of mind, conversational gesture.  Mayan linguistics; morpho-syntactic expression of verb argument structure, linguistic prehistory; social organization and social identity.  

Brooks Hall, 200


434-924-3002
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Lise Dobrin

Associate Professor & Director of the Interdepartmental Program in Linguistics

Structural linguistics, Melanesian language and culture, history of anthropology, language shift, language documentation and description.

Brooks Hall, 202


434-924-7048
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Daniel Lefkowitz

Associate Professor

Language and culture; language and identity; language and emotion; sociolinguistics; lntonation, prosody, and voice quality; discourse analysis; language and media; film studies; semiotics; semitic languages (Hebrew); peoples and cultures of the Middle East; Israel.

Brooks Hall, 203


434-982-3093
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Mark Sicoli

Assistant Professor

Embodied Interaction, Ethnography, Video Analysis, Semiotics, Language in Human Evolution and Prehistory, Language Contact, Documentary Linguistics, Indigenous languages of the Americas: Zapotec, Chatino, Chinantec (Mexico), Na-Dene (U.S.A and Canada)

Brooks Hall, 310B 


434-924-6821
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