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MIT Linguistics: Department of Linguistics & Philosophy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Groups

Syntax Square
Spring 2015

Syntax square will be meeting this semester on Tuesdays from 1-2pm in room 32-D461. If you would like to lead a discussion or give an informal presentation of your work, please contact Ruth Brillman and Miriam Nussbaum.

February 10:

Martin Walkow (MIT)
Locating variation in person restrictions: When they arise and how to get out of them

February 17:

Michelle Yuan (MIT)
Two tiers of case assignment in Yimas

February 24:

Lotte Hendricks (Meertens Instituut)
Knowledge of verb clusters

March 3:

Martin Walkow (MIT)
Locating variation in person restrictions: When they arise and how to get out of them

March 17:

Coppe van Urk (MIT)
Title:Pronoun copying in Dinka and the realization of copies

March 31:

Elise Newman (MIT)
Extended EPP: A New Approach to English Auxiliaries and Sentential Negation

April 7:

Kenyon Branan (MIT)
Attraction at a distance: A’-movement and Case

April 14:

Athulya Aravind (MIT)
Minimality and wh-licensing in Malayalam