Suyoung Bae defends!

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Jul 032020
 
I am proud to announce that Suyoung Bae, my second-ever PhD advisee (co-advised with Howard Lasnik), has defended her thesis! The thesis is an investigation of Korean amwu-. Suyoung shows that this negation-dependent expression is neither a Negative-Polarity Item (NPI) nor a Negative-Concord Item (NCI), but instead, a third type of negation-dependent … [read more] “Suyoung Bae defends!”

Published in Glossa: “Functional structure in the noun phrase: revisiting Hebrew nominals”

 Posted by on 07/02/2020  Comments Off on Published in Glossa: “Functional structure in the noun phrase: revisiting Hebrew nominals”
Jul 022020
 
My paper, “Functional structure in the noun phrase: revisiting Hebrew nominals,” has been published in Glossa. This paper revisits Ritter’s (1991) findings about nominals in Hebrew in light of recent proposals that nominal phrases lack outer functional structure and are instead projections of the noun (Bruening 2010, 2020 … [read more] “Published in Glossa: “Functional structure in the noun phrase: revisiting Hebrew nominals””

Talk in Oslo

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Sep 192019
 
In October 2019, I will be giving a talk titled The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement, at the University of Oslo. See my talks & handouts page for further information. You can download the handout here.

Published in Glossa: “The Agreement Theta Generalization”

 Posted by on 08/29/2019  Comments Off on Published in Glossa: “The Agreement Theta Generalization”
Aug 292019
 
My squib with Maria Polinsky, “The Agreement Theta Generalization,” has been published in Glossa. In this squib, we propose a new generalization concerning the structural relationship between theta assigners and heads showing morpho-phonologically overt agreement, when the two interact with the same argument DP. This structural generalization bears directly … [read more] “Published in Glossa: “The Agreement Theta Generalization””

New version of paper “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”

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Jul 242019
 
I’ve posted a new version of my paper “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement.” It is somewhat unusual for a ‘new version’, in that the paper has been completely rewritten, top to bottom, following some feedback from reviewers! You can read more about this project on my research page. The paper can … [read more] “New version of paper “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement””

“The Agreement Theta Generalization” — accepted for publication in Glossa

 Posted by on 06/04/2019  Comments Off on “The Agreement Theta Generalization” — accepted for publication in Glossa
Jun 042019
 
My squib with Maria Polinsky, “The Agreement Theta Generalization,” has been accepted for publication in Glossa. In this squib, we propose a new generalization concerning the structural relationship between theta assigners and heads showing morpho-phonologically overt agreement, when the two interact with the same argument DP. This structural generalization … [read more] ““The Agreement Theta Generalization” — accepted for publication in Glossa

Talk at Person & Perspective: a workshop in honor of María Luisa Zubizarreta

 Posted by on 04/06/2019  Comments Off on Talk at Person & Perspective: a workshop in honor of María Luisa Zubizarreta
Apr 062019
 
→  Click here for the handout  ← In May 2019, I will be giving a talk at Person & Perspective: a workshop in honor of María Luisa Zubizarreta, at the University of Southern California. See my Talks & Handouts page for more information. The title of the talk will be: “The modular locus of the Person Case Constraint.”