College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Esra Predolac

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Critical Languages Consortium Coordinator, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Lecturer, Turkish
Lecturer, German
Primary office:
785-864-2358
Wescoe Hall
Room 2123
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594


Summary

Ph.D., Cornell

Research Areas: Syntax and its interfaces, Clausal complements, Nominalizations, Embedded root phenomena, Extraposition, Second Language Acquisition

Courses Recently Taught

  • Elementary Turkish I, II
  • Intermediate Turkish I, II
  • Advanced Readings in Turkish I, II

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • “Bare CPs and Bare Object NPs in Turkish.” Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis 6 (SinFonIJA6) Proceedings (Forthcoming);
  • Ed. with A. Joseph. Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL9). Cambridge, MA: MITWPL. 2015;
  • “Embedded Root Phenomena in Turkish.” NE Linguistic Society (NELS) 43 Proceedings. 2014;
  • “A Paratactic Analysis of Ki-clauses in Turkish.” Arizona Linguistics Circle 6 Proceedings. U. of Arizona. 2013;
  • Ed., with W. Browne, A. Cooper, et al. Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 18: The Second Cornell Meeting 2009. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, U. of Michigan. 2011.

Giving

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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
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