William McClure (1962) is Associate Professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is the author or editor of four books on Japanese language and linguistics. Currently, he is serving as the Dean of Arts and Humanities at Queens College.
Alexander Vovin (1961), Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales, is a Directeur d’études of Japanese and North-East Asian historical linguistics in this graduate university. He has published many monographs and articles on Japanese, Korean, Ainu, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic, including his multivolume edition and translation of the Man’yōshū (2009-) and A Descriptive and Comparative Grammar of Western Old Japanese (GO/Brill, 2005-2009).
All interested in Japanese and Korean historical linguistics, as well in theoretical issues in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Turkish, and Russian.
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John B. Whitman Bibliography
1 The Digital Museum Project for the Documentation of Endangered Languages: The Case of Ikema Ryukyuan
2 Disentangling Japonic seaweed from Koreo-Japonic water
3 On Feature Ranking in Japanese Onset Obstruents
4 Fishy Rhymes: Sino-Korean Evidence for Earlier Korean *e
Marc H. Miyake
5 A mokkan Perspective on Some Issues in Japanese Historical Phonology
6 A (More) Comparative Approach to Some Japanese Etymologies
7 The Role of Internal Reconstruction in Comparing the Accent Systems of Korean Dialects
S. Robert Ramsey
8 How Many OJ Syllables are Reflected in EMJ yo?
J. Marshall Unger
9 On the Etymology of the Name of Mt. Fuji
10 Against a VP Ellipsis Account of Russian Verb-Stranding Constructions
John Frederick Bailyn
11 A New Approach to -zhe in Mandarin Chinese
Redouane Djamouri and Waltraud Paul
12 Japanese Experiential -te iru
Mamori Sugita Hughes and William McClure
13 DP versus NP: A Cross-Linguistic Typology?
14 The Old Japanese Accusative Revisited: Realizing All the Universal Options
15 Japanese Wh-Phrases as Unvalued Operators