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Ai Taniguchi

Instructor (Linguistics)

Degrees:B.A. (University of Georgia), M.A. (Michigan State University), Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1507
Office:346 St. Patrick’s Building

Research interests:

  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Semantic variation and change 

Recent publications:

Taniguchi, Ai. forthcoming. Positive vs. negative inversion exclamatives. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21.

Taniguchi, Ai. 2016a. Negative inversion exclamatives and speaker commitment. In K. Bellamy et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the 24th Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE XXIV). Leiden: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics. 

Taniguchi, Ai. 2016b. Sentence-final -ka-yo in Japanese: A compositional account. In A. Sugawara et al. (eds.), Proceedings of FAJL8: Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics.