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Vali Rezai

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vali Rezai

Associate Professor

Department of Linguistics

University of Isfahan

 

CONTACT

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Languages, University of Isfahan

Hezarjerib Ave., Isfahan 81744, Iran

Tel: +98 313 7932143 (work)

Email:  Vali.rezai@fgn.ui.ac.ir,vali.rezai@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Linguistics. University of Isfahan. Iran. 2003

MA. Linguistics. University of Isfahan. Iran. 1996

BA. Translation. Allameh Tabatabai University. Iran. 1994

 

MAJOR FIELDS

Functional Grammar, Linguistic Typology, Syntax of Iranian languages

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Ph.D: Syntax, Linguistic Typology, Issues in Persian Syntax

M.A: Principles of Grammar, Generative Grammar, Syntactic Argumentation, Syntactic Structure of Persian, Historical Linguistics.

B.A: Introduction to linguistics, Fundamentals of Syntax, Schools of Linguistics, History of Linguistics, Fundamentals of Linguistic Typology

 

CHRONOLOGY OF EMPLOYMENT

2013-present. Associate Professor, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Isfahan

2003-2013   Assistant Professor, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Isfahan

 

PUBLICATION

BOOKS

1-Rezai,V. and Bahrami, F. (2016). Fundamentals of Linguistic Typology. Tehran: Shahid Beheshti University Press.

 

JOURNAL PAPERS

1-Rezai,V.(2003).The pragmatics of  interrogative sentences in Persian. Iranian Journal  of Linguistics.36:59-78.

2-Rezai,V.(2004).The standard­­ language and its characteristics.Nâme-ye Farhangestân. 23:20-35 .Journal of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature.

3-Rezai,V.and Tayyeb, S.M.T.(2005).Information structure and word order in Persian. Grammar.2:3-19. Academy of Persian Language and Literature .

4-Rezai,V.(2009).Word coinage and synonymy. Language and Linguistics. 5(1):1-26. Journal of the Linguistic Society of Iran.

5-Rezai,V.( 2010).Passive constructions in Persian: A new perspective. Researches in Linguistics.2(1):19-34. University of Isfahan.

6-Rezai,V. and Mousavi, S. H. (2010). Mono-clausal raising and control constructions. Iranian Journal of Linguistics.24(1):41-56.

7-Rezai,V.(2010).The progressive aspect  in contemporary Persian. Literary Arts.(Fenun Adabi)6:79-92. University of Isfahan.

8-Zareifard, R., and Rezai,V. (2011).A typological study of causative constructions in Persian. Journal of  linguistics and Khorasan  dialects. 4:29-50 .Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

9-Rezai,V.(2011).The role of standard language and text linguistics in compiling university textbooks.Ayar.24:95-110.SAMT.

10- Rezai,V.( 2011).Sound changes in Lary dialect. Pazand. 25:47-64.

11.Rezai,V.andMousavi,S.H.(2011).Converbs.LanguageStudies(Zabanshenakht).2(1):45-60.Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies.

12-Rezai,V., Youhanaei, M. and Ghasemi, H. (2012). Topicilazation and focalization in Persian. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences.3(2):479-496.

13-Rezai,V. and Hooshmand, M.(2012). Focus structure in Persian interrogative sentences: An RRG analysis. English Language Teaching.5(8): 130-145.

14-Rezai,V.(2012).Two place activity predicates in Persian. Theory and Practice in Language Studies. 2(9):1828-1834.

15-Zahedi,S., Alinezhad, B. and Rezai, V. (2012).The sonority sequencing principle in Sanandaji Kurdish: An optimality theoretical perspective. International Journal of English Linguistics.2(5):72-84.

16-Rezai,V. and Saeidi, H. (2012).A functional analysis of prepositional phrases in Persian. International Journal of Linguistics.4(4):309-324.

17-Rezai,V.and Hooshmand,M.(2012).A typological analysis of coding and behavioral properties of ditransitive constructions in Persian. Comparative Linguistic Research.2(4):125-144 .Bu Ali Sina University.

18-Veisi Hesar, R., Tavangar, M. and Rezai, V. (2013). Metaphor and cultural models in translation. International Journal of Linguistics.5(5): 138-155.

19-Rezai,V.(2013).Syntax and semantics of static verbs in Persian. Journal of  linguistics and Khorasan  dialects.7:23-38.Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

20-Rezai,V. and Neisani, M. (2013).The structure of the clause in Persian based on Role and Reference Grammar. Linguistic Research.7:51-66.University of  Isfahan.

21-Rezai,V.and Neisani, M.(2013). A syntactic and pragmatic study of cleft constructions in Persian: A  Role and Reference Grammar analysis. Journal of Zabanpazhuhi.8:23-52. Alzahra University.

22-Rezai,V.and Rahimi, M. (2013).The obsolescence of Arabic words in Persian Press in the present century. Journal of Language and Western Iranian Dialects.2:15-30. Razi University.

23-Rezai,V.and Amani, M. (2013). Aspect in Bakhtiari dialect. Journal of Language and Western Iranian Dialects.3:139-157. Razi University.

24-Rezai,V. and Kuravand, A. (2013).Evaluting the pedagogical grammar in Persian language textbooks. Journal of Teaching Persian Language to Non-Persian Speakers.8:117-141.Imam Khomeini International University.

25-Bahrami, F. and Rezai, V. (2014).Information structure and object indexation in Persian. Theory and Practice in Language Studies.4(3): 551-561.

26-Rezai, V.( 2014). Evidentiality  in contemporary Persian. Journal of Language Research (  Pazhuheshhay Zabani ). 5(1):37-58. University of Tehran.

27-Rezai, V. and Neisani, M. (2014).Persian cleft constructions and syntactic theories. Language Related research (Jostarhaye Zabani).17:63-88.Tarbiat Modarres University.

28-Vaisi Hesar, R., Tavangar, M. and Rezai,V. (2014).Five macro - metaphorical models  in  Khayyam authentic quatrains. Comparative Linguistic Research.4:89-104.Bu Ali Sina University.

29-Rezai,V. and Azadmanesh, M.(2014).The study of  efficiency of the Minimalism and Optimality approaches in explaining subject-verb agreement in Persian  .Language Related research (Jostarhaye Zabani).19:55-80.TarbiatModarres University.

30-Bahrami.F., Rezai,V. and Rafiee, A. (2014).Definitness  and objects indexation in Persian. Journal of Language Research (Pazhuheshhay Zabani).4(2):1-20. University of Tehran.

31-Rezai,V.and Torabi, M.(2014). Object incorporation  and its relation to Aktionsart  in Persian. Comparative Linguistic Research.9:103-127.Bu Ali Sina University.

32-Rezai,V.and Jamali,F.(2014).Grammatical innovations in the contemporary Persian in the mirror of sport media. Language and Linguistics.10(2):57-80.Linguistic Society of Iran.

33-Rezai,V. and Shojai, F.(2014).Unaccusative constructions in Bakhtiari dialect of Masjed Soleiman. Journal of Language and Western Iranian Dialects.5:21-40. Rzai University.

34-Rezai,V. and Vazirnezhad, F.(2015). Journal of Teaching Persian Language to Non-Persian Speakers.10:117-141. Imam Khomeini International University. 

35-Rezai,V.and Mousavi, S. H.(2015) The typology of space in Persian. Comparative Linguistic Research.9:103-127.Bu Ali Sina University.

36-Hooshmand. M., Rezai, V. and Motavallian, R. (2015).Incorporation  in Persian from the transitivity continuum point of view.Language Related research (Jostarhaye Zabani).24: 293-314.Tarbiat Modarres University.

37-Ahmadi, S. and Rezai, V. (2015).Cohesion in Munajatnamih by the Saint of Harat.Theory and Practice in Language Studies.5(1): 111-118.

38-Hooshmand, M., Rezai, V. and Motavallian, R.(2015).Transitivity and object marking in Persian. International Journal of Language Studies.9(1): 74-41.

39-Rezai,V.and Neisani, M.(2015).A Typological analysis of auxiliary verbs in Persian. Language Related research(Jostarhaye zabani).26:191-214.Tarbiat Modarres University.

40-Musavi,S.H., Amouzadeh, M. and Rezai, V.(2015).Application of Frame Semantics to teaching seeing and hearing vocabulary to Iranian EFL learners. Journal of Reaserch in Applied Liguistic.6(1):98-117.

41-Mohammadi,S., Alinezhad, B. and Rezai,V.(2015).The prosodization of weak function words in Kurdish Language. International Journal of Linguistics.7(4): 42-56

42-Rezai,V.and Kalantari, Z. (2015). Reading materials development for teaching Persian to non-Persian learners using Quran stories.Studies in teaching Persian language.1:59-82.

43-Rezai,V.and Khairkhah, M.(2015).The typology of word order in Lori of Buir Ahmad .Journal of Iranian Regional Languages and Literature.5(4):41-58.

44-Musavi,S.H. , M. Amouzadeh and V. Rezai(2015 ).Studying  the verb didan  based on the semantics of the term template.Language Related research(Jostarhaye zabani).28:219-236.Tarbiat Modarres University.

45-Karimipour, A. and Rezai,V.(2016).Typological analysis of Ilami Kurdish verbs of motion.Language Typology and Universals.69(3)pp:411-436.

46-Peyman. S., Rezai,V.and  Amouzadeh, M.(2016).The status of adjective phrases in Persian. Journal of Language Research (Pazhuheshhay Zabani).6(2):41-60. University of Tehran.

47-Rezai,V.and Neisani,M.(2016).Differentiating evidentiality and epistemic modality based on the behavior of Persian adverbials. Journal of Language Research ( Pazhuheshhay Zabani ).7(1):37-56. University of Tehran.

48-Peyman, S. and Rezai, V .(2016).Noun phrase or compound noun? Theory and Practice in Language Studies.6(8):1687-1698 .

49-Rezai,V. (2016). A typological prototype approach to infinitives, verbal nouns and hâsele masdar. Researches in Linguistics.8(1):19-34.University of Isfahan.

50-Rezai,V.and Razavian,S.Gh.(2016).The system of grammatical gender in Joushaghani dialect.Journal of Iranian Regional Languages and Literature.6(4):43-66.

51-Rezai,V.and Shojai, F. (2017).Some typological features of the  Bakhtiari dialect of  Masjed Soleiman. Comparative Linguistic Research.13:167-183.Bu Ali Sina University.

52-Azmudeh,H., Amouzadeh, M., Rezai, V. and Taheri,E. (2017).The evolution of restricted relative clause in Persian. Grammar. 12:193-215. Academy of Persian Language and Literature .

53-Rezai,V.and Dianati, M. (2017). Comparing the efficiency of Role and Reference Grammar and Systemic Functional Grammar in classifiction of Persian verbs:Aktionsart versus processes. Language and Linguistics.13(1):57-80. Journal of the Linguistic Society of Iran.

54-Rezai,V.and Azimdokht, Z.(2017).Locative predicates in Persian:An RRG account. Journal of Zabanpazhuhi.22:107-125. Alzahra University.

55- Karimipour, A. and Rezai, V. (2017). Passive constructions in Ilami Kurdish: a Role and Reference Grammar account. Dialectologia.19: 109-130.

56-Rahimifar,M. and Rezai, V.(2017). A Functional analysis of present perfect in Persian. Theory and practice in Language Studies, 7(12): 1337-1349.

57-Azmudeh,H., Amouzadeh, M. and Rezai, V. (2017).The movement of relative clauses in contemporary Persian based on Discourse Grammar. Journal of Zabanpazhuhi.24:59-85. Alzahra University.

58-Rezai,V.and Karimi, A. (2018). The static and non-static adjectives in Persian. Journal of Zabanpazhuhi.25: Alzahra University.

59-Rezai,V.and Neisani, M. (2018) The layered structure of adverbs and their order in Persian. Language Related research(Jostarhaye Zabani).42:Tarbiat Modarres University.

60-Rezai,V.and Ghane, Z. (2018). Locative alternations in placement verbs and its causes: a functional analysis. Journal of  linguistics and Khorasan  dialects. 17:29-50. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

    

PUBLISHED PAPERS IN PROCEEDINGS

1-Rezai,V.(2007).Linguistic standards in compiling university textbooks. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on University Textbooks.Vol(1):288-299.Tehran:Center for Research and Development in Humanities.

2-Rezai,V.(2008).A functional analysis of valency reduction of verbs in Persian. Proceedings of the 7th Iranian Conference on Linguistics.Vol(1):261-273. Tehran: Allameh Tabatabai University Press.

3-Rezai,V.(2009).A critic of word coinage in  the Academy of Persian Language and Literature. National Conference in Honor of Professor A. Samii Gilani .University of Guilan.

4-Rahimi, M. and Rezai,V.(2010).Obsolete Arabic words in Persian language press in the last century. Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the Iranian Association for the  Promotion of Persian Language and Literature.

5-Rezai,V.(2010). Acronym: a need of today Persian. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of the Iranian Association for the  promotion of Persian Language and Literature.Pp:247-264. Tehran:Khaneh Ketab Publication.

6-Faghihian, N.and Rezai,V.(2010)A stydy of kinds of lexical and semantic changes in contemporary Persian. Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the Iranian Association for the  promotion of Persian Language and Literature.

7-Rezai,V.and Azizi, F.(2011) Synonymy  and  its causes in Persian. Proceedings of the 6th  Conference of the Iranian Association for the  promotion of Persian Language and Literature.pp: 293-300. Tehran: Khaneh Ketab Publication.

8-Rezai,V.and Sharifi, A.(2011). Static verbs in Persian. Proceedings of the sixth conference of the Association to promote the Persian language and literature.

9-Rezai,V.(2012).The unpassivizable verbs in Persian. Proceedings of the Eighth Iranian Conference on Linguistics.Vol1:294-304. Tehran: Allameh Tabatabai University Press.

10-Bahrami, F.and  Rezai,V.(2013).Object indexation morphemes: clitics or agreement marker? Proceedings of the First National Conference on Clitics in Iranian Languages.Pp.79-98. Tehran:Neveese Parsi Publication.

11-Rezai,V.(2016).Serial verbs or double verbs? Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Linguistics and Teaching Persian Language. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

12- Musavi,S.H. , M. Amouzadeh and V. Rezai(2016 ). Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Linguistics and Teaching Persian Language. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

13-Ahmadi, S. and Rezai,V.(2016). Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Linguistics and Teaching Persian Language. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

 

PUBLISHED  ABSTRACTS OF CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

1-Rezai,V.(2005).Information structure and constituent order in Persian.1st Conference on Persian Grammar. Academy of Persian Language and Literature.

2-Rezai,V.(2007).A Role and Reference Grammar analysis of passive constructions in Persian.Recent Approaches in Formal and Functional Linguistics.Shahid Beheshti University.

3-Rezai, V.(2008). Aktionsart and Aspect in Persian. First International Conference on Languages and Dialects in Iran. University of Sistan and Baluchestan.

4-Rezai,V.(2009).Middle, unccusative or anticausative?

5-Gharati,S. and Rezai,V.(2009). The language of  "Hajji Baba of Isfahan story" in contrast to the Today Persian. First National Conference on  Teaching Persian Language and Linguistics. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

6-Rezai,V.(2009).Directionality in Kurdish as a grammatical category. 2nd  National Conference on Inscriptions and Texts. Cultural Heritage Organization.

7-Rezai,V.(2009).The historical changes of sounds in Lari dialect.. International Conference LARESTAN anthropology and linguistics.

8-Rezai,V.(2009). Progressiveness in Persian.9th International Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality. University of Paris-Diderot.

9-Rezai,V.(2011).A new approach to the aspectual classification of verbs in Persian. 1stInternational Conference on the proliferation of Persian Language and Literature.

10-Jamali, F. and Rezai, V.(2013).A study of grammatical and lexical innovations in contemporary Persian sports media. 8th International Conference of Iranian Society for Promotion of Persian Language and Literature. University of Zanjan.

11-Rezai,V. and Hasanvand, A.(2014).Valency reduction of verbs in Laki dialect of Dareh Shahr.2nd International Conference on Iranian Languages and dialects. Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION

1-Vice-Dean for Education, Faculty of Foreign Languages. University of Isfahan. August2011-March 2014.

2-Secretary of the Promotion Committee, Faculty of Foreign Languages. University of Isfahan. November2011-March 2014.

 

ACADEMIC ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

Iranian Society for Promotion of Persian Language and Literature (2008-present).

Iranian Linguistics Association (2008-present).

 

 

 

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