Valentina Apresjan

Visiting Professor

Reed Hall, room 207
HB 6085
Education: 
Ph.D., Linguistics, University of Southern California
Master of Arts, Linguistics, University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Russian Language and Literature, Moscow State University

Selected publications

2014 Syntactic Idioms across Languages: Corpus Evidence from Russian and English. Russian linguistics. 2014. Vol. 38. No. 2, p. 187-203.

2013 Corpus Methods in Pragmatics: The Case of English and Russian Emotions. Intercultural Pragmatics. 2013. Vol. 10. No. 4. p. 533-568.

2012 The “Russian” attitude to time. In Space and Time in Languages and Cultures. Language, culture, and cognition. Filipović, Luna and Kasia M. Jaszczolt (eds.) John Benjamins, p. 103-120.

2016 Semantics and pragmatics of poslednij ‘last’ and predposlednij ‘penultimate’. In Dialogue’2016. Computer Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies (with A. Shmelev, in print).

2016 Russian verbs ischeznut’ ‘to disappear’ and propast’ ‘to vanish’: polysemy and semantic motivation. In Dialogue’2016. Computer Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies (in print).

2015 Correlation between lexical semantics and communicative properties of lexical items’. In Dialogue’2015. Computer Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies .

2015 Concession: the mechanisms of derivation and interaction of complex meanings (book). Languages of Slavic Cultures, Moscow. 286 p.

2015 Stimulus Argument in Russian psych verbs: semantics-syntax interface. Russian Language in Scientific Perspective. №1 (29). p. 28-66.

2014 Tut ‘here’, zdes’ ‘here’ and sejchas ‘now’. On temporal meanings of spatial deictic markers. Russian Language in Scientific Perspective. № 27. p. 9-41.

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Speaking engagements

2016 4-6 November, 3-d International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association, “Pragmatics in Polysemy” (with A. Shmelev).

2016 4-6 November, 3-d International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association, “Pragmatic factors in disambiguating semantic scopes”.

2016 6-10 September 2016, XVII Euralex International Congress, Tbilisi, Georgia, “Dictionary as an Instrument of Linguistic Research” (with N. Mikulin).

2016 6-10 September 2016, XVII Euralex International Congress, Tbilisi, Georgia, “RuSkELL: Online language learning tool for Russian Language” (with V. Baisa, O. Kultepina et al.).