Downloadable Papers

2014. Subject-Verb Inversion as Generalized Alignment. [Download slides from recent talk] (updated October 2014)

2014. The Structure of Nominal Phrases in Classifier Languages: Evidence from Idioms. With Xuyen Dinh and Lan Kim (University of Delaware). [Download draft]

2013. Vietnamese ``Passives'' and the Nature of the Passive (with Thuan Tran, Universitaet Potsdam). [Download draft (revised 7/13/2013)]

2011. Pseudopassives, Expletive Passives, and Locative Inversion. [Download draft]

2009. Wh-Phrases as Indefinites: A Vietnamese Perspective (with Thuan Tran, Hue University). Talk given at workshop Linguistics of Vietnamese, Stuttgart, Germany, July 6--7, 2009. [Download draft for proceedings] (updated 10/2010)

2007. Passamaquoddy as a Split Ergative Language and Its Consequences for Marantz's Ergative Case Generalization. [Download draft (12/2007)]

2007. On the Word Order of Quantificational Elements in Passamaquoddy. [Download handout from a recent talk]

2007. On Diagnostics of Structural Case and the Nature of Ergative Case. [Download draft (7/2007)]

2006. Discrepancies between Projection and Selection: Split Coordination and Raising to Object in Passamaquoddy. [Download draft]

2006. Against Predicate-Based Reflexivity: Anaphors as Subjects of Embedded Clauses. [Download handout from recent talk]

2006. The Morphosyntax and Semantics of Verbal Reciprocals. [Download draft]

2004. Split Coordination in Passamaquoddy. [Download rough draft]

2004. The Algonquian Inverse is Syntactic: Binding in Passamaquoddy. [Download draft]

2003. Split Coordination and Successive-Cyclic Movement in Passamaquoddy. WECOL, University of Arizona, September 2003. [Download handout]

2001. Raising to Object and Proper Movement. [Download draft]

1999. Morphological Templates and Phonological Opacity. Talk presented at the Second Mediterranean Meeting on Morphology, University of Malta. September 1999. [Download updated handout (used in a guest lecture for a phonology class at MIT)]