Oct 102018

There are several reasons why I started my own blog, after blogging over on Norbert Hornstein’s Faculty of Language (FoL) for a while. One of them is that I found the thematic content of my posts was actually not a terribly good fit for FoL. Norbert is very interested in big-picture cogsci and bio-cognitive themes. I love little morphemes and what makes them (syntactically) tick. These themes obviously make contact with one another, but I sometimes felt like an entomologist at a geophysicists convention. […]  [read more]

Sep 272018

Donkey Anaphora is a name for cases where covariance of an antecedent and (what looks like) a bound variable occurs in the absence of c-command, as in the classic (if not entirely pleasant) example in (1): […]  [read more]

Tenure-track position for Dongwoo Park

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Aug 202018

I’m delighted to report that Dongwoo Park, my first ever PhD (co-)advisee, has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the Korea National Open University. […]  [read more]

LOT Summer School 2018

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Feb 112018

I am delighted to announce that I will be teaching at the LOT Summer School (Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics), in June 2018 in Groningen. I will be teaching a one-week seminar called Person, Number, and the Architecture of Grammar. You can read more about it on my teaching page. […]  [read more]