Syntactic Theory at Rutgers
We are a group dedicated to Syntactic Theory. In our meetings grad students have the opportunity to:
- Read and discuss recent publications in Syntax,
- Hear talks by invited speakers
- Present on their own work in syntax, and get feedback from each other
Troy Messick (troy.messick [at] rutgers.edu)
Livia Souza (livia.souza [at] rutgers.edu)
Hazel Mitchley (hazel.mitchley [at] rutgers.edu)
Meetings for this semester
Sept 19 2019: 11:30-12:50
Talk: Troy Messick. “3/4 agreement patterns and monotonicity”
Sept 25 2019: 11:30-12:50
Talk: Natasha Chemey. “I’ve got a talk about ‘have got'”
Oct 9 2019: 11:30-12:50
Meg Gotowski. “What Quoi-sluices reveal about ellipsis and wh-clitics in French.”
Shiori Ikawa. “Long-distance binding of the reflexive anaphor zibun in Japanese”
Oct 23 2019: 10:30-12:50
Paper Discussion (joint Meeting with MRG)
Nov 6 2019: 11:30-12:50
Talk: Miloje Despic (Cornell). “On Morphology and Syntax of Agreement in Algonquian: Two Ways of Engaging with Multiple Arguments” (Joint work with Michael Hamilton & Sarah Murray)
Nov 20 2019: 11:30-12:50
Talk: Yining Nie (NYU). Title TBA
Dec 4 2019: 11:30-12:50
Practice Talk: Augustina Owusu. Title TBA
April 22, 2019: 10-11:30am
Talk: Deepak Alok (Rutgers University). Interaction of addressee agreement and indexical shift in Magahi.
April 15, 2019: 10-11:30am
Talk: Troy Messick (Rutgers University). Variation in the interpretation of number features within ellipsis.
April 8, 2019: 10-11:30am
Talk: Shiori Ikawa (Rutgers University). Long-Distance binding of the reflexive anaphor zibun in Japanese.
April 1, 2019: 10-11:30am
Talk: Chen Zhou (Rutgers University). Verbal nouns and case assignment in the light verb constructions in Korean and Japanese.
March 11, 2019: 10-11:30am
Practice talk for FASAL-9: Sreekar Raghotham (Rutgers University). Telugu: An accusative case study.
Practice talk for FASAL-9: Deepak Alok (Rutgers University). The morphosyntax of Magahi addressee agreement
March 4, 2019: 2:30-3:30pm
Practice talk for PLC: Meg Gotowski (Rutgers University). Sluicing in French
Feb 25, 2019: 10-11:30am
Talk: Mark Baker (Rutgers University). On Possession, nominalization, and syntactic categories in Dan.
Feb 11, 2019: 10-11am
Paper Discussion: The syntax of conjunct and independent orders in Wampanoag (Richards, 2004), lead by Troy Messick
Oct 31, 2018: 1-2:30pm
Talk: Bleu Gildas Gondo (Rutgers University) The fusion between some constituents in the eastern Dan sentences
Oct 4, 2018: 1-2:30pm
Talk: Zheng Shen (Goethe University Frankfurt) Multi-valuation and the Language Level of the Agreement Hierarchy