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Ai Taniguchi, PhD

Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) - English Language Linguistics and Online Teaching
University of Toronto Mississauga
Department of Language Studies

Research interests (broadly): formal semantics, formal pragmatics, sociolinguistics

Research interests (specifically):
dynamic semantics, multi-dimensional semantics, non-at-issue meaning, expressives, social meaning, illocutionary meaning, sentence-final particles in Japanese, Japanese

Dissertation: The formal pragmatics of non-at-issue intensification in English and Japanese [pdf]

Recent work [see CV]:

I've also worked on: expletive negation in Japanese (sociolinguistics), the truncation of Japanese loanword compounds in Japansese (phonology)

Also interested in: pedagogy in linguistics