Mamoru Saito received his B.A. in 1979 and M.A. in 1980 from Stanford, and Ph.D. in 1985 from MIT. He taught at USC (1984-1986), the University of Tsukuba (1986-1988), and the University of Connecticut (1988-1995) before he joined the faculty of Nanzan University in 1995. He has been a co-editor (with C.-T. James Huang and Andrew Simpson) of the Journal of East Asian Linguistics since 1995 and has participated as a faculty in 3 previous LSA institutes (1989, 1997, 2003). His research topics include scrambling, ellipsis, and the relation between movement and
θ-roles assignment. Among his recent publications are “Movement and Theta-roles: a Case Study with Resultatives,” in the Proceedings of the Second Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics; “A Derivational Approach to the Interpretation of Scrambling Chains,” in Lingua; “On the Role of Selection in the Application of Merge,” in NELS 33; and “Ellipsis and Pronominal Reference in Japanese Clefts,” in Nanzan Linguistics 1.
Syntactic Analyticity: the Other End of the Parameter | LSA.222
with C.-T. James Huang and Andrew Simpson
Three Week Course | Second Session