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MIT Linguistics: Department of Linguistics & Philosophy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Syntax Square
Fall 2013

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.

September 10:

Ted Levin
Balinese Pseudo-Noun Incorporation: Licensing under Morphological Merger

September 24:

Sam Steddy
The syntax of distributive and collective pluralities

October 1:

Ted Levin
On the structure of Japanese passive constructions

October 8:

Sam Steddy and Coppe van Urk
A Distributed Morphology View of Person-driven Auxiliary Selection

October 15:


October 22:

Despoina Oikonomou
Middle morphology in Modern Greek: Same mechanism in different environments

November 12:

Chris O'Brien

November 19:

Ruth Brillman
Too tough to see

November 26:


December 3:

Ruth Brillman

December 10:

Aron Hirsch