American Speech 79.1 (2004) 1
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Sheri Pargman recently received her doctoral degree from the University of Chicago. Her dissertation examines the role of ideology on the traditional dichotomy between internal and external factors in historical linguistics. She is currently a research associate in the Department of Marketing at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Laurence R. Horn received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1972 and is professor of linguistics at Yale University. His work has focused on pragmatics, logical and lexical semantics, and negation. His most recent major publications include Negation and Polarity (with Yasuhiko Kato, Oxford: Univ. of Oxford Press, 2000), and The Handbook of Pragmatics (with Gregory Ward, Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2004).
Robert L. Moore is professor of anthropology and director of Asian studies at Rollins College, where he has taught courses in anthropology and linguistics for 15 years. His current research is focused on the evolution of twentieth-century youth cultures in China and the United States.