Vit Bubenik

  • Professor Emeritus (2012)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2007)
  • 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century for Linguistics (International Biographical Centre, Cambridge) (2003)
  • University Research Professor (1996 – 2001)
  • Life member of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Insitute, Pune, India (1991)
  • Professor (1984 – 2012) Memorial University
  • Associate Professor, Assistant Professor (1973 – 1984) Memorial University
  • Research associate (1971 – 1973) Memorial University
  • Assistant Professor (1968 – 1970) University of Brno
  • PhDr (1969) University of Brno

Research Interests

Indo-European Historical and Comparative Linguistics (specialized in Indo-Aryan, Hellenic and Slavic), Semitic Linguistics (Akkadian, Arabic, Hebrew) Morpho-Syntax, Semantics, Historical Sociolinguistics

Selected bibliography 

(Monograph length studies)

  1. The Phonological Interpretation of Ancient Greek (1983)
  2. Hellenistic and Roman Greece as a Sociolinguistic Area (1989)
  3. The Structure and Development of Middle Indo-Aryan Dialects (1996)
  4. (co-authored) Tense and Aspect in in Indo-European Languages (1997)
  5. Historical Syntax of Late Middle Indo-Aryan (1998)
  6. An Introduction to the Study of Morphology (1999)
  7. Morphological and Syntactic Change in Medieval Greek and South Slavic (2001)
  8. (co-authored) From Case to Adposition in Indo-European Languages (2005)
  9. (co-edited) Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics (2010)
  10. (co-edited) Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, 3 volumes (2014)
  11. Development of Tense/Aspect in Semitic in the Context of Afro-Asiatic Languages (2017)

Contact Info

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