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”

 Posted by on 07/24/2019  Comments Off on New version of paper “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”
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””

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.”

Three talks in Tromsø

 Posted by on 02/17/2019  Comments Off on Three talks in Tromsø
Feb 172019
 
In May 2019, I will be giving a series of three talks at CASTL (The Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics) at the University of Tromsø (The Arctic University of Norway). The talks will revolve around the theme of “Syntax & modularity.” The first of these will take place as part of the (exquisitely-named!) Thirty million theories  … [read more] “Three talks in Tromsø”

Published in Glossa: “What the PCC tells us about ‘abstract’ agreement, head movement, and locality”

 Posted by on 01/24/2019  Comments Off on Published in Glossa: “What the PCC tells us about ‘abstract’ agreement, head movement, and locality”
Jan 242019
 
My paper, “What the PCC tells us about ‘abstract’ agreement, head movement, and locality,” has been published in Glossa. This is a more detailed version of work I presented in talks at NELS 46, ZAS, and Stanford. You can read more about this project on … [read more] “Published in Glossa: “What the PCC tells us about ‘abstract’ agreement, head movement, and locality””

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

 Posted by on 01/15/2019  Comments Off on New paper: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”
Jan 152019
 
I’ve completed a draft of a new paper, titled “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement.” This is based on, and supersedes, a recent talk I gave at the 1st Annual Thematic Workshop of Linguistics in Gottingen (LinG1) in Germany. You can read more about this project on my research page. The paper … [read more] “New paper: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement””

New handout: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”

 Posted by on 09/26/2018  Comments Off on New handout: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”
Sep 262018
 
Here’s a handout for a new paper, which I just presented at the 1st Annual Thematic Workshop of Linguistics in Gottingen (LinG1, theme: “Agreement and Anaphoricity”). (Note that this is a revised handout, not the exact one I presented at LinG1; it was prepared for a later talk, and incorporates some of … [read more] “New handout: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement””

Tenure-track position for Dongwoo Park

 Posted by on 08/20/2018  Comments Off on Tenure-track position for Dongwoo Park
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. Dongwoo’s 2017 thesis, When does Ellipsis Occur, and What is Elided?, was written under the supervision … [read more] “Tenure-track position for Dongwoo Park”