Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.

PhD

Robert D Van Valin, Jr.

Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.

PhD

Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.

PhD

Specialties

Syntax, Information Structure, and Lakhota

Contact Information

614 Baldy Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0115

vanvalin@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Selected Publications

  • Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2018) “Dative case and oblique subjects.” Jóhanna Barðdal, Na'ama Pat-El & Steven Carey (eds), Non-Canonically Case-Marked Subjects, 115-131. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2018) “Some issues regarding (active) accomplishments.” Rolf Kailuweit, Lisann Künkel, & Eva Staudinger (eds), Applying and expanding Role and Reference Grammar, 5-26. Freiburg: Freiburg University Library.
  • Andreas Brocher & Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2017) “About full and underspecified representations of alternations in the lexicon: Evidence from sentence reading.” Linguistische Berichte, 251:1-21.
  • Jürgen Bohnemeyer & Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2017) “The macro-event property and the layered structure of the clause.” Studies in Language 41:142-197.
  • Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2016) “Functional linguistics: Communicative functions and language structure”. M. Aronoff & J. Rees-Miller (eds), The Handbook of Linguistics, Second edition. 141-157.  Chichester: Wiley. In press.
  • Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2016) “An overview of information structure in three Amazonian languages.” M.M.Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest & Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (eds.), Information Structuring of Spoken Language from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective, 77-92. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Rainer Osswald and Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2014) “FrameNet, frame structure and the syntax-semantics interface”. In T. Gamerschlag et al. (eds.), Frames and concept types: Applications in language and philosophy (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy 94), 125-56. Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Anja Latrouite and Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2014) “Referentiality and telicity in Lakhota and Tagalog. In D. Gerland, C. Horn, A. Latrouite & A. Ortmann (eds.), Meaning and grammar of nouns and verbs, 401-26. Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf University Press.
  • Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. (2014) “Role and Reference Grammar”. In A. Carnie, Y. Sato, D. Siddiqi (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Syntax, 579-603. London: Routledge.