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The analysis has benefited immensely from discussions with, and (often extensive) comments from, the following colleagues: and Wuppertaler Linguistisches Kolloquium. I owe a particular debt to Alan Prince and Paul Smolensky, for their extremely generous contributions to this work, and to Vieri Samek-Lodovici for his invaluable scrutiny of the manuscript.(More)
This paper provides a new analysis of the phenomenon of Long Distance Agreement in Hindi-Urdu and argues for a dissociation between case and agreement. Long Distance Agreement involves a verb agreeing with a constituent inside the verb's clausal complement. Long Distance Agreement and Object Agreement in Hindi-Urdu are shown to involve the same structural(More)
The definite marker in Amharic has an unusually complex pattern of distribution-its position varies depending on whether the DP contains an adjective, a relative clause, multiple adjuncts, a demonstrative, or just a noun. In this paper, a Minimalist/Distributed Morphology analysis of the definite marker is developed based on the idea that the definite(More)
Some version of the following claim is universally assumed: in order for a quantificational expression to bind a pronoun, the quantifier must c-command the pronoun. However, the evidence motivating this claim is not particularly strong. I gather here a wide range of systematic counterexamples , some well known, others entirely new, and conclude that(More)
The past year was, as usual, very busy for the Graduate Council. The Graduate Council typically met biweekly, with 16 meetings over the course of the academic year. The voting membership of the Graduate Council was composed of: The 11-member Graduate Council is organized into subcommittees that met separately throughout the year to manage the(More)
1 1 We would like to thank three anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments and suggestions. We would also like to thank Ward and Ming Xiang, for their valuable comments and suggestions to the earlier version of this work. We are grateful to the audience of GLOW 37 and CLS 49. One of the central questions in the study of sluicing (Ross 1969 et(More)