Deniz Tat is a Assistant professor at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies.
Fields of interest
Syntactic theory, morphology, Turkish linguistics, teaching of Turkish as a second language
PhD in Linguistics with a major in Syntactic Theory and a minor in Cognitive Science, 2013, The University of Arizona
Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Turkish Studies
- Key, G. & Tat, D. 2015. Structural variation in Turkish complex predicates. In Zeyrek, D. Sağın-Şimşek, Ç., Ataş, U. and Rehbein, J. (eds), Ankara Papers in Turkish and Turkic Linguistics (Turcologica 104), pp. 121-131. Wiesbaden: Harrossowitz Verlag.
- Tat, D. 2013. Word syntax of nominal compounds: internal and aphasiological evidence from Turkish, PhD dissertation, The University of Arizona.
- Tat, 2011. APs as reduced relatives: the case of ‘bir’ in (some) varieties of Turkic. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 62, pp. 301-315.
- Turkish as a foreign and heritage language
- Media Turkish
- Academic Turkish
Grants and awards
- Graduate College Fellowship, The University of Arizona (2010, 2013)
- Arizona Board of Regents Dissertation Grant, Graduate College, The University of Arizona (2012)
- Raphael and Jolene Research Travel Grant, Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs, The University of Arizona (2012)
- Dr. Malakeh Taleghani Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Iranian Studies, The University of Arizona (2011)
- Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Fellowship, The University of Arizona (2006-2007)
- Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assitant Award, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Arizona (2009)
- Tat D. & Kornfilt J. (2018), Haplology within M-Words and P-Words: Revisiting the Stuttering Prohibition in Turkish, Indiana University Linguistics Club Working Papers 18(2): 1-28.
- Key G. & Tat D. (2015), Structural Variation in Turkish Complex Predicates. In: Zeyrek D., Sağın-Şimşek Ç., Ataş U., Rehbein J. (Eds.) Ankara Papers in Turkish and Turkic Linguistics. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. 121-131.
- Tat D (2013), Word Syntax of Nominal Compounds: Internal and Aphasiological Evidence from Turkish (PhD thesis, University of Arizona). Supervisor(s) and Co-supervisor(s):Karimi S, Harley H.
- Choi J., Hogue E.A., Punske J., Tat D., Schertz J. & Trueman A. (Eds.) (2012), Proceedings of the 29th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla.
- Tat D. (2011), APs as reduced relatives: the case of bir in some varieties of Turkic. In: Simpson A. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL7). no. 62: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics.
- Tat D. & Key G. (2009), Turkish Unaccusatives and Causative Morphology. In: Ay S., Aydın Ö., Ergenç İ., Gökmen S., İşsever S., Peçenek D. (Eds.) Essays on Turkish Linguistics. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.. 73-82.
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