Title

Professor Emerita of Linguistics and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems

Degree

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Field of Specialty

Linguistics. Syntactic theory. Historical syntax. Metrics. Syntactic theory. Icelandic syntax. Korean syntax.

Contact Information

maling@brandeis.edu

Joan M Maling

Professor Maling teaches theoretical linguistics. Her primary research interest is the syntax of modern Icelandic, especially the relation between morphological case and grammatical functions on the one hand and thematic roles on the other.

Publications

Maling,Joan M & Heike and Weise. "Beers, kaffi and Schnaps: Different grammatical options for 'restaurant talk' coercions in three Germanic languages." J. Germanic Linguistics 17. 1 (2005).

Maling,Joan M. Case and Grammatical Functions: Structural vs. Hierarchical Approaches to Case Assignment. Proc. of Proceedings of the 2004 LSK International Conference. Seoul: Linguistic Society of Korea, Yonsei Institute of Language & Information Studies, 2004.

Maling,Joan M. From Passive to Active: Syntactic Change in Progress in Icelandic. Proc. of Proceedings of the 2004 LSK International Conference. Seoul: Linguistic Society of Korea, Yonsei Institute of Language & Information Studies, Seoul, 2004.

Maling,Joan M, co-ed with A. Zaenen. "Modern Icelandic Syntax." Academic Press (1990).