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Recent Submissions

  • Parameterizing Case and Activity: Hyper-raising in Bantu 

    Carstens, Vicki; Diercks, Michael (2009-11)
    Case theory has long played a crucial role in explaining the distribution of nominal expressions. Raising constructions are a well-established case in point (Chomsky 1981, George & Kornfilt 1981, Chomsky 2000, Chomsky ...
  • Hyperactivity and Hyperagreement in Bantu 

    Carstens, Vicki (2011)
    Many Bantu languages exhibit A-movements and patterns of iterating agreement that are disallowed in Indo-European languages. In Minimalist theory, both agreement and movement are constrained by an Activity requirement ...