LINGUIST List 8.877

Sun Jun 15 1997

TOC: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics

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Message 1: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics

Date: Mon, 09 Jun 1997 16:05:52 EDT
From: muawiya <muawiyaMIT.EDU>
Subject: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics


MIT Working Papers in Linguistics has recently begun distribution of
several new dissertations and collections of papers. New since
December 1996 are the following collections of papers in linguistics:

MIT Working Papers in Linguistics Volume 28:

PAPERS ON LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT AND THE MAINTENANCE OF LINGUISTIC
	DIVERSITY (December 1996)

	Jonathan Bobaljik, Rob Pensalfini, and Luciana Storto, eds. 
	238 pp

	CONTENTS

	Mercurio, Antonio and Rob Amery - CAN SENIOR SECONDARY STUDIES
	HELP TO MAINTAIN AND STRENGTHEN AUSTRALIA'S INDIGENOUS
	LANGUAGES?
	Green, Thomas - THE ULWA LANGUAGE WAKES UP
	Storto, Luciana - A REPORT ON LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT IN BRAZIL
	Carnie, Andrew - MODERN IRISH: A CASE STUDY IN LANGUAGE REVIVAL
		FAILURE
	Slomanson, Peter - EXPLAINING AND REVERSING THE FAILURE OF THE
		IRISH LANGUAGE REVIVAL
	Hale, Ken - UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR AND THE ROOTS OF LINGUISTIC
		DIVERSITY
	Verma, Mahendra K. - LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT AND THE
		NON-INDIGENOUS MINORITY LANGUAGES IN THE UK
	Linguistic Society of America - POLICY STATEMENT: THE NEED FOR
		THE DOCUMENTATION OF LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY
	Bobaljik, Jonathan, Rob Pensalfini, and Luciana Storto - A
		PRELIMINARY BIBLIOGRAPHY ON LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT AND
		PRESERVATION
	


MIT Working Papers in Linguistics Volume 29:

FORMAL APPROACHES TO JAPANESE LINGUISTICS: PROCEEDINGS OF FAJL 2
	(December 1996) 

	Masatoshi Koizumi, Masayuki Oishi, and Uli Sauerland, eds.
	388 pp

	CONTENTS

	Endo, Yoshio - RIGHT DISLOCATION
	Hoshi, Koji - MULTIPLE CASE-CHECKING IN THE HEAD-INTERNAL 
		RELATIVIZATION IN JAPANESE
	Kishimoto, Hideki - AGR AND AGREEMENT IN JAPANESE
	Kitahara, Mafuyu - CONSONANT GEMINATION AND ACCENT IN JAPANESE
		LOANWORDS
	Kurafuji, Takeo - UNAMBIGUOUS CHECKING
	Kuwabara, Kazuki - MULTIPLE WH-PHRASES IN ELLIPTICAL CLAUSES
		AND SOME ASPECTS OF CLEFTS WITH MULTIPLE FOCI
	Miyagawa, Shigeru - WORD ORDER RESTRICTIONS AND
		NONCONFIGURATIONALITY
	Nakayama, Mineharu - EMPTY CATEGORIES AND ARGUMENT STRUCTURES
	Nishiyama, Kunio - HISTORICAL CHANGE OF JAPANESE VERBS AND ITS 
		IMPLICATIONS FOR OPTIMALITY THEORY
	Ogawa, Yoshiki - THE DEFINITENESS OF TENSE AND SPECIFIER-HEAD
		AGREEMENT IN JAPANESE
	Sakai, Hiromu - CLAUSE REDUCTION IN JAPANESE
	Sauerland, Uli - THE INTERPRETABILITY OF SCRAMBLING
	Suguhara, Mariko - SHURI OKINAWAN KAKARI-MUSUBI AND MOVEMENT
	Takahashi, Daiko - MOVE-F AND PRO
	Tsujimura, Natsuko and Takako Aikawa - INTRINSIC REFLEXIVITY
		AND INALIENABLE POSSESSION IN JAPANESE
	Yanagida, Yuko - DERIVING SURFACE WORD ORDER IN DISCOURSE
		CONFIGURATIONAL LANGUAGES
	Yatabe, Shuichi - LONG-DISTANCE SCRAMBLING VIA PARTIAL
		COMPACTION
	Yatsushiro, Kazuko - CASE, SCOPE AND FEATURE MOVEMENT
	Zushi, Mihoko - COMPLEX PREDICATES, WORD ORDER AND FEATURE
		CHECKING
	Oka, Toshifusa - SCRAMBLING IN JAPANESE AND ENGLISH


MIT Occasional Papers in Linguistics Volume 12:

THE INTERPRETATION OF ROOT INFINITIVES AND BARE NOUNS IN CHILD
LANGUAGE
	(May 1997)
	
	Jeannette Schaeffer ed., 1997

	CONTENTS:

	Wijnen, Frank - TEMPORAL REFERENCE AND EVENTIVITY IN ROOT
		INFINITIVES
	Lasser, Ingeborg - THE INTERPRETATION OF ROOT INFINITIVE
		CONSTRUCTIONS IN ADULT AND CHILD GERMAN
	Avrutin, Sergey - EVENTS AS UNITS OF DISCOURSE REPRESENTATION
		IN ROOT INFINITIVES
	Schaeffer, Jeannette - ON THE INTERPRETATION OF (BARE) OBJECT
		NOUNS IN CHILD LANGUAGE
	Roeper, Tom and Ana Perez-Leroux - THE INTERPRETATION OF BARE
		NOUNS IN SEMANTICS AND SYNTAX: INHERENT POSSESSORS,
		PIED-PIPING, AND ROOT INFINITIVES


MITWPL also announces the publication of two other Occasional Papers:

MIT Occasional Papers in Linguistics Volume 10:

ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF DUTCH REFLEXIVES by Fleur Veraart, 1996


MIT Occasional Papers in Linguistics Volume 11:

A GRAMMAR OF KADIWEU with special reference to the Polysynthesis
		Parameter by Filomena Sandalo, 1997


New Dissertations also available:

1996:	M. Babyonyshev, Structural Connections in Syntax and
		Processing: Studies in Russian and Japanese

	C. Phillips, Order and Structure
	
1997:	C. Schutze, INFL in Child and Adult Language: Agreement, Case
		and Licensing

	R. Pesalfini, Jingulu Grammar, Dictionary, and Texts


For prices and ordering information please contact MITWPL at:

email:	mitwplmit.edu

street:	20D-219 MIT
	Cambridge, MA 02139
	USA

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