The paper is titled “‘Get’-passives and case alternations: The view from Icelandic.”
The paper is titled “Geography and spatial analysis in historical linguistics.”
The paper investigates the distinction between symmetric and asymmetric dative-nominative verbs in Icelandic by examining their behavior when embedded under láta ‘let/make’.
Claire Bowern co-edited the volume, and Steve Anderson and Ashwini Deo provided chapters on morphological and semantic/pragmatic change, respectively.
Edited by Raffaella Zanuttini and Larry Horn, the volume includes a chapter by Jim Wood and one by Raffaella Zanuttini and Judy Bernstein.
They perform statistical analyses of sound-meaning correspondences in 120 languages of Australia.
Their paper is titled “Eliminating rightward movement: Extraposition as flexible linearization of adjuncts.”
Her chapter is titled “Subgrouping in Nusa Tenggara: The case of Bima-Sumba.”
Papers by Gaja Jarosz, Claire Bowern, and Emily Gasser are now available online in this new open access conference proceedings.
The chapter, coauthored with Einar Freyr Sigurðsson, is titled “Icelandic verbal agreement and pronoun-antecedent relations.”
The article challenges the view that rhythmic phonotactics in Huariapano (an extinct Panoan language of Peru) provides evidence for multiple layers of metrical parsing.
His paper is titled “Which judgments show weak exhaustivity? (And which don’t?).”
The essay argues that cognitive and computational approaches have a role to play in the study of culture.
The paper investigates the syntax of English verbal “rather,” noting its similarity to parasitic participle constructions found elsewhere in Germanic.
Kate, Diane Lillo-Martin, and Deborah Chen Pichler argue that the spoken English development of children with cochlear implants is not impaired by exposure to sign language.
Her paper, “Relatedness as a factor in language contact,” considers several aspects of language change and ways in which contact might interact with language relatedness.
His chapter provides an overview of Tree Adjoining Grammar within the context of modern generative approaches to syntax.
The collection features excerpts from 35 seminal papers in generative syntax, providing background and questions for future research.
Ryan Bennett and his co-author Robert Henderson have published their paper “Accent in Uspanteko” in the current issue of Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (NLLT).
Bob Frank, with Don Mathis and Bill Badecker, has published a paper entitled The Acquisition of Anaphora by Simple Recurrent Networks in the journal Language Acquisition.
Claire Bowern’s grammar of Bardi will be awarded an honorable mention by the Association for Linguistic Typology.
A paper by Gaja Jarosz, Learning with hidden structure in Optimality Theory and Harmonic Grammar: beyond Robust Interpretive Parsing, appears in the current issue of Phonology.
A paper by Jim Wood, with co-author Einar Freyr Sigurðsson, Case alternations in Icelandic ‘get’-passives, appears in the most recent issue of the Nordic Journal of Linguistics.
A paper co-authored by Raffaella Zanuttini (with Cecilia Poletto), Emphasis as reduplication: Evidence from sì che/no che sentences appears in the current issue of Lingua.
Claire Bowern and Jason Zentz have published their paper Diversity in the Numeral Systems of Australian Languages in the current issue of Anthropological Linguistics.
An article by Larry Horn appears in the second volume of The Best of Language Volume 2: 1956-1985.
Dr. Claire Bowern, along with colleagues Joyce McDonough and Katherine Kelliher have recently published a paper in the Journal of the International Phonetic Association.
Gaja Jarosz, along with co-author (and former Yale Cognitive Science student) J. Alex Johnson has recently published a paper in the journal Language Learning and Development.
The most recent issue of Natural Language and Linguistic Theory contains a paper by Raffaella Zanuttini. With co-authors Miok Pak and Paul Portner, Dr. Zanuttini’s paper investigates the interpretive restrictions on the subjects of imperative, promissive, and exhortative sentences—what they call the “jussive” clause types.