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Eve V. Clark (1149)

Language acquistion, semantics of natural languages
1942, Camberley, England
Short Biography
Eve V. Clark (26-July-1942) is a British-born American linguist. She earned her PhD in Linguistics in 1969, studying with John Lyons at the University of Edinburgh. She worked on the Language Universals Project at Stanford with Joseph Greenberg, and two ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • MA University of Edinburgh, 1965
  • Dip\. in General Linguistics University of Edinburgh, 1966
  • PhD University of Edinburgh, 1969
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1979-90
  • Fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, 1983-4
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Linguistics and Philosophy, Journal of Language and Memory, Journal of Child Language, Cognition, Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive, Language and Cognitive Processes
  • Associate Editor, Language
Principal Publications
  • 1973 What's in a word? On the child's acquisition of semantics in his first language. In T. E. Moore (ed.), Cognitive Development and the Acquisition ofLanguage. Wiley.
  • 1973 Non-linguistic strategies and the acquisition of word meanings. Cognition, 2, 161-82.
  • 1977 Psychology and Language. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (with H. H. Clark).
  • 1978 Strategies in the acquisition of deixis. Journal ofChild Language, 5, 457-75 (with C. J. Sengul).
  • 1979 The Ontogenesis of Language. Athenaion.
  • 1979 When nouns surface as verbs. Language, 55, 767-811 (with H. H. Clark).
  • 1982 Language change during language acquisition. In M. E. Lamb and A. L. Brown (eds), Advances in Developmental Psychology, vol. 2. Erlbaum.
  • 1982 Learning to coin agent and instrument nouns. Cognition, 12, 1-24 (with F. B. Hecht).
  • 1983 Meanings and concepts. In J. H. Flavell and E. M. Markman (eds), Cognitive Development. Wiley.
  • 1984 Structure and use in the acquisition of word formation. Language, 60, 542-90 (with R. A. Berman).
  • 1985 Noun compounds and category structure in young children. Child Development, 56, 84-94 (with S. A. Gelman and M. Lane).
  • 1988 On the logic of contrast. Journal of Child Language, 15,317-35.
  • 1989 Learning to use compounds for contrast: Data from Hebrew. First Language, 9, 247-70.
  • 1990 On the pragmatics of contrast. Journal of Chi/dLanguage, 17,417-31.
  • 1993 The lexicon in acquisition. In Cambridge Studies in linguistics, vol. 65. Cambridge University Press.
  • 1995 Language acquisition: The lexicon and syntax. In J. L. Miller and P. D. Eimas (eds), Speech, Language, and Communication: Handbook of Perception and Cognition, 2nd edn, vol. 11. Academic Press.