Items in this collection are public presentations made by Linguistics Program faculty, staff, and students, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items may contain more than one file type.

Recent Submissions

  • Head Movement in Bantu DPs 

    Carstens, Vicki (2010-10)
    Carstens argues against the approach of Cinque (2005) to deriving facts of adjunct order related to Greenberg's Universal 20, based on Shona data. Some implications are that head-movement exists in grammar and has syntactic ...
  • DP Positions in African Languages 

    Carstens, Vicki; Diercks, Michael; Mletshe, Loyiso Kevin; Ndayiragije, Juvenal; Sikuku, Justine (2010-12)
    A central concern of syntactic theory has long been to explain and predict the distribution of nominal expressions, henceforth D(eterminer) P(hrases), and their involvement in morphosyntactic relations. Where can they ...