Reading group

Read­ing group is a series of meet­ings devot­ed to the dis­cus­sion of recent lin­guis­tic texts. We meet every two weeks, usu­al­ly in the evening on Tues­days. If you are look­ing for less for­mal but still sci­en­tif­ic meet­ings, feel wel­come to par­tic­i­pate!

On our pre­vi­ous meet­ings we dis­cussed the fol­low­ing papers:

1/ William Croft (2009) “Meth­ods for find­ing lan­guage uni­ver­sals in syn­tax” [In:] Ser­gio Scalise, Elis­a­bet­ta Mag­ni, Antoni­et­ta Biset­to (eds.) Uni­ver­sals of Lan­guage Today. Dodrecht: Springer
2/ Anna Giacalone Ramat (2009) “Typo­log­i­cal uni­ver­sals and sec­ond lan­guage acqui­si­tion” [In:] Ser­gio Scalise, Elis­a­bet­ta Mag­ni, Antoni­et­ta Biset­to (eds.) Uni­ver­sals of Lan­guage Today. Dodrecht: Springer
3/ Denis Delfit­to (2009) “Uni­ver­sals and seman­tics” [In:] Ser­gio Scalise, Elis­a­bet­ta Mag­ni, Antoni­et­ta Biset­to (eds.) Uni­ver­sals of Lan­guage Today. Dodrecht: Springer
4/ Emil­iano Gue­vara and Ser­gio Scalise (2009) “Search­ing for uni­ver­sals in com­pound­ing” [In:] Ser­gio Scalise, Elis­a­bet­ta Mag­ni, Antoni­et­ta Biset­to (eds.) Uni­ver­sals of Lan­guage Today. Dodrecht: Springer
5/ Gre­ville G. Cor­bett (2009) “Uni­ver­sals and fea­tures” [In:] Ser­gio Scalise, Elis­a­bet­ta Mag­ni, Antoni­et­ta Biset­to (eds.) Uni­ver­sals of Lan­guage Today. Dodrecht: Springer
6/ Mar­tin J. Pick­er­ing and Roger P.G. van Gom­pel (2006) “Syn­tac­tic pars­ing” [In:] Matthew J. Traxler and Mor­ton A. Gerns­bach­er (eds.) Hand­book of Psy­cholin­guis­tics. Else­vi­er
7/ Martha Cra­go, Johanne Par­adis and Lise Menn (2008) “Cross-lin­guis­tic per­spec­tives on the syn­tax and seman­tics of lan­guage dis­or­ders” [In:] Mar­tin J. Ball, et al. (ed.) Hand­book of Clin­i­cal Lin­guis­tics. Oxford: Black­well Pub­lish­ing
8/ Mar­ti­na Penke (2008) “Mor­phol­o­gy and lan­guage dis­or­der” [In:] Mar­tin J. Ball, et al. (ed.) Hand­book of Clin­i­cal Lin­guis­tics. Oxford: Black­well Pub­lish­ing
9/ Mas­si­mo Piat­tel­li-Pal­mari­ni and Juan Uriagere­ka (2004) “The immune syn­tax: The evo­lu­tion of the lan­guage virus” [In:] Lyle Jenk­ins (ed.) Vari­a­tion and Uni­ver­sals in Biolin­guis­tics. Else­vi­er
10/ Anas­ta­sia Gian­naki­dou (2011) “(Non)verdicality and mood choice: Sub­junc­tive, polar­i­ty and time” [In:] Renate Musan and Moni­ka Rathert (eds.) Tense across Lan­guages. Berlin: de Gruyter
11/ Anas­ta­sia Gian­naki­dou “The depen­den­cy of the sub­junc­tive revis­it­ed: Tem­po­ral seman­tics and polar­i­ty” [In:] Lin­gua 15, pp. 1–27
12/ Peter Ack­e­ma and Ad Neele­man (2007). “Mor­phol­o­gy does not equal syn­tax” [In:] Gillian Ram­c­hand and Charles Reiss (eds.) The Hand­book of Lin­guis­tic Inter­faces. Oxford: Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press
13/ Edwin Williams (2007) “Dump­ing lex­i­cal­ism” [In:] Gillian Ram­c­hand and Charles Reiss (eds.) The Hand­book of Lin­guis­tic Inter­faces. Oxford: Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press
14/ Ray Jack­end­off (2007) “Lin­guis­tics in cog­ni­tive sci­ence: The state of the art” [In:] The Lin­guis­tic Review 24, pp. 347–401
15/ Fred­er­ick J. Newmey­er (2008) “Uni­ver­sals in syn­tax” [In:] The Lin­guis­tic Review 25, pp. 35–82
16/ Joseph Quer (2005) “Sub­junc­tives” [In:] Mar­tin Ever­aert and Henk van Riems­dijk (eds). The Black­well Com­pan­ion to Syn­tax. Vol­ume IV. Black­well Pub­lish­ing
17/ Ilana Mezhe­vich (2006) Fea­tur­ing Russ­ian Tense: A Fea­ture-The­o­ret­ic Account of the Russ­ian Tense Sys­tem. Ph.D. Dis­ser­ta­tion, Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­gary, Alber­ta
18/ Bar­bara Tomaszewicz (2008) “Sub­junc­tive mood in Pol­ish” [In:] Ger­hild Zyba­tow et al. (ed.) Stud­ies in For­mal Slav­ic Phonol­o­gy, Mor­phol­o­gy, Syn­tax, Seman­tics and Infor­ma­tion Struc­ture: Pro­ceed­ings of FDSL 7. Frank­furt am Main: Peter Lang
19/ Susi Wurm­brand (1998) Infini­tives. Ph.D. Dis­ser­ta­tion. Mass­a­chu­setts Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy
20/ Norvin Richards (2010) Utter­ing Trees. MIT Press
21/ Andrea Moro (2008) The Bound­aries of Babel. The Brain and the Enig­ma of Impos­si­ble Lan­guages. MIT Press
22/ David Kem­mer­er (2000) “Gram­mat­i­cal­ly rel­e­vant and gram­mat­i­cal­ly irrel­e­vant fea­ture of verb mean­ing can be inde­pen­dent­ly impaired” [In:] Apha­si­ol­o­gy 14/10, pp. 997‑1020
23/ Veena D. Dwive­di, Natal­ie A. Phillips, Stephanie Einagel, and Shari R. Baum (2010) “The neur­al under­pin­nings of seman­tic ambi­gu­i­ty and anapho­ra” [In:] Brain Research 1311, pp. 93–109
24/ Edith Kaan (2007) “Event-relat­ed poten­tials and lan­guage pro­cess­ing: A brief overview” [In:] Lan­guage and Lin­guis­tics Com­pass 1/6, pp. 571–591
25/ Gina R. Kuper­berg (2007) “Neur­al mech­a­nisms of lan­guage com­pre­hen­sion: Chal­lenges to syn­tax” [In:] Brain Research 1146, pp. 23–49
26/ Oliv­er Bott (2010) The Pro­cess­ing of Events. [Lin­guis­tik Aktuell, Vol­ume 162]. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Ben­jamins Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny
27/ Jonathan D. Bobaljik and Susi Wurm­brand (2012) “Word order and scope: Trans­par­ent inter­faces and 3/4 sig­na­ture” [In:] Lin­guis­tic Inquiry 43/3, pp. 371–421
28/ Vic­ki Carstens and Michael Dier­cks (2013) “Agree­ing how? Impli­ca­tions for the­o­ries of agree­ment and local­i­ty” [In:] Lin­guis­tic Inquiry 44/2, pp. 179–237
29/ John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Gar­bo­den (2012) “Man­ner and result in the roots of ver­bal mean­ing” [In:] Lin­guis­tic Inquiry 43/3, pp. 331–369
30/ Eric Pots­dam (2013) “CP-nega­tion and the domain of quan­ti­fi­er rais­ing” [In:] Lin­guis­tic Inquiry 44/4, pp. 674–684
31/ Mar­tin Hackl (2013) “The syn­tax-seman­tics inter­face” [In:] Lin­gua 130, pp. 66–87
32/ Anders Holm­berg and Ian Roberts (2013) “The syn­tax-mor­phol­o­gy rela­tion” [In:] Lin­gua 130, pp. 111–131
33/ Lui­gi Rizzi (2013) “Local­i­ty” [In:] Lin­gua 130, pp. 169–186
34/ Mark C. Bak­er (2013) “On agree­ment and its rela­tion­ship to case: Some gen­er­a­tive ideas and results” [In:] Lin­gua 130, pp. 14–32
35/ Gugliel­mo Cinque (2013) “Cog­ni­tion, uni­ver­sal gram­mar, and typo­log­i­cal gen­er­al­iza­tions” [In:] Lin­gua 130, pp. 50–65
36/ María J. Arche (2013) “The con­struc­tion of view­point aspect: the imper­fec­tive revis­it­ed” [In:] Nat­ur­al Lan­guage and Lin­guis­tic The­o­ry. Pub­lished online 07 Decem­ber 2013 [DOI 10.1007/s11049-013‑9209-5], Springer.
37/ Gillian Ram­c­hand and Peter Sveno­n­ius (2014) “Deriv­ing the func­tion­al hier­ar­chy” [preprint sub­mit­ted to Else­vi­er].
38/ Ana C. Gou­vea, Col­in Phillips, Nina Kazen­i­na and David Poep­pel (2010) “The lin­guis­tic process­es under­ly­ing the P600” [In:] Lan­guage and Cog­ni­tive Process­es 25/2, pp. 149–188. Pub­lished online 2009, Psy­chol­o­gy Press [DOI 10.1080/01690960902965951]
39/  She­vaun Lewis and Col­in Phillips (2015) “Align­ing gram­mat­i­cal the­o­ries and lan­guage pro­cess­ing mod­els” [In:] Jour­nal of Psy­cholin­guis­tic Research 44, pp. 27–46. Pub­lished online 19 Novem­ber 2014 [DOI 10.1007/s10936-014‑9329-z], Springer.
40/  Wing Yee Chow, Cybelle Smith, Ellen Lau, and Col­in Phillips (2015) “A ‘bag-of-argu­ments’ mech­a­nism for ini­tial verb pre­dic­tions” [In:] Lan­guage, Cog­ni­tion, and Neu­ro­science. Pub­lished online 11 Sep­tem­ber 2015 [DOI: 10.1080/23273798.2015.1066832]
41/  Dustin Alfon­so Chacón, Shota Mom­ma, and Col­in Phillips (2015) “Lin­guis­tic rep­re­sen­ta­tions and mem­o­ry architech­tures: The dev­il is in the details” [In:] Behav­ioral and Brain Sci­ences (in press, com­men­tary on tar­get arti­cle by Chris­tiansen & Chater)
42/ Col­in Phillips and Lara Ehren­hofer (2015) “Learn­ing obscure and obvi­ous prop­er­ties of lan­guage” [In:] Lin­guis­tic Approach­es to Bilin­gual­ism 5/4 (in press, response to 17 com­men­taries on tar­get arti­cle “The role of lan­guage pro­cess­ing in lan­guage acqui­si­tion”)
43/ Col­in Phillips and Lara Ehren­hofer (2015) “The role of lan­guage pro­cess­ing in lan­guage acqui­si­tion” [In:] Lin­guis­tic Approach­es to Bilin­gual­ism (in press, due to appear as tar­get arti­cle with com­men­taries in late 2015)
44/ Alex­is Well­wood, Roumyana Panche­va, Valen­tine Hac­quard, Col­in Phillips (2015) “The anato­my of com­par­a­tive illu­sion” (sub­mit­ted)
45/ David Poep­pel and David Embick (2005) “Defin­ing the rela­tion between lin­guis­tics and neu­ro­science” [In:] Anne Cut­ler (ed.) Twen­ty-First Cen­tu­ry Psy­cholin­guis­tics: Four Cor­ner­stones, pp. 103–118. Mah­wah, New Jer­sey: Lawrence Erl­baum Asso­ciates, Inc.