Michael Silverstein

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Michael Silverstein (12 September 1945 – 17 July 2020) was an American linguist. He was the Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor of anthropology, linguistics, and psychology at the University of Chicago.[1] He was a theoretician of semiotics and linguistic anthropology.

Silverstein died on 17 June 2020, aged 74.[2]

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  1. "Michael Silverstein". University of Chicago Department of Linguistics. Archived from the original on 8 July 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  2. "Michael Silverstein, groundbreaking anthropologist and linguist, 1945-2020". uchicago news. Retrieved 21 July 2020.