The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
ANITA  MITTWOCH,  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF ENGLISH 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : BERLIN
Office Phone: Fax:
E-Mail: msanita@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
LINGUISTICS FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
ENGLISH FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIV. OF LONDON 1971
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 1994
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1992
SENIOR LECTURER 1978
LECTURER 1971
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Memberships and Fellowships:
Pres., Isr. Assn. for Theoretical Linguistics, 1991-95
 
Research Interests
The semantics of temporal expressions: aspect, adverbials of duration
and frequency, tense. The Davidsonian theory of events, specifically as it
affects the interpretation of adverbials and cognate objects and of bare
infinitivals.
 
Research Projects
English perfect.
Temporal 'container' phrases.
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
The purported Present Perfect Puzzle. In: 2014
On the criteria for distinguishing accomplishments from 2013
Numeral modifiers and temporal container adverbials. 2012
Event measurement and containment. In: 2010
Cognate objects in Hebrew. In: 2008
The English Resultative perfect and its relationship to the 2008
Tenses for the living and the dead: Lifetime inferences 2008
Unspecified arguments in episodic and habitual sentences. In: 2005
Do states have Davidsonian arguments? Some empirical 2005
The clause: Adjuncts. In: 2002
Perfective sentences under negation and durative adverbials: A 2000
Cognate objects as reflections of Davidsonian event arguments. 1998
The English perfect, pluperfect and future perfect in a 1995
On the relation of schon/already and still/noch 1993
Review of A. Schopf, ed. Essays on Tensing in English II: 1992
In defence of Vendler's achievements. 1991
On the distribution of bare infinitive complements in English. 1990
Aspects of English aspect: On the interaction of perfect, 1988

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