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|Institution:||National University of Singapore|
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|State and/or Country:||Singapore|
|Specialty:||Generative Syntax; Interfaces; Japanese Linguistics; Austronesian Syntax; Biolinguistics; Language Design; Contact Linguistics; Singapore English|
|Selected Publications:||Argument ellipsis in Javanese and voice agreement (Studia Linguistica).
Argument ellipsis in Colloquial Singapore English and the anti-agreement hypothesis (Journal of Linguistics).
The Routledge Handbook of Syntax. London: Routledge [co-edited with Andrew Carnie and Dan Siddiqi]
Cyclic spell-out and modal complement ellipsis in Javanese. Linguistic Analysis 38.
Fragments, ellipsis and PF-repair: New evidence from Indonesian. Canadian Journal of Linguistics 58.
More on kena-passives in Singapore English. World Englishes 32. [with Chonghyuck Kim]
Wh-questions in Colloquial Singapore English: Adaptive traits from Malay and typological congruence. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 28.
Particle-stranding ellipsis in Japanese, phase theory and the privilege of the root. Linguistic Inquiry 43.
Radical pro drop and the role of agreement in Colloquial Singapore. English Lingua 122.
On the argument structure of zi-verbs: A reply to Tsujimura and Aikawa (1999). Journal of East Asian Linguistics 21.
Got-interrogatives and Answers in Colloquial Singapore English: Aktionsart and Stativity. World Englishes 31.
P-Stranding under Sluicing and Repair by Ellipsis: Why is Indonesian (not) Special? Journal of East Asian Linguistics 20.
On the Movement Theory of Obligatory Control: Voices from Standard Indonesian. Canadian Journal of Linguistics 56.
Multipe Spell-Out and Contraction at the Syntax-Phonology Interface. Syntax 16.
Successive Cyclicity at the Syntax-Morphology Interface: Evidence from Standard Indonesian and Kendal Javanese. Studia Linguistca 65.
Radical Pro Drop and Fusional Pronominal Morphology in Colloquial Singapore English: Reply to Neeleman and Szendroi. Linguistic Inquiry 42.
Complementizer Deletion in Kansai Japanese Revisited: A Prosodic Account. Snippets 22
Evidence for the Bimorphemic Analysis of Everything from Relative Clauses. Snippets 21.
Nominative Case without Tense in the Niigata Dialect of Japanese. Snippets 21.
Minimalist Interfaces: Evidence from Indonesian and Javanese. Linguistik Aktuel Series 155, John Benjamins.
Complex Phrase Structures within Morphological Words: Evidence from English and Indonesian. Lingua 120
Psychological Predicates and the Point-of-View Hyperprojection. Gengo Kenkyu 135.
Reduplication Asymmetries in Bahasa Indonesia and their implications for the Lexicon-Syntax Interface. Journal of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society 1.
Spelling-Out Prosodic Domains: A Multiple Spell-Out Account (from Interphases, Oxford University Press).
P-Stranding Generalization and Bahasa Indonesia: A Myth? (2008 Snippets).
A New Type of Nominal Ellipsis in Japanese: A Preliminary Sketch (2008 Snippets).
Semantic Regularity in the Alternation in Idioms. English Linguistics 20.
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The Routledge Handbook of Syntax
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|Courses Taught:||The Nature of Language (Gen Education course)
Meaning in Language and Society
Structure and Meaning of Words
Language and Social Issues
Topics in Syntax and Semantics
Semantics and Pragmatics
The Lexicon of English
Graduate Research Seminar
|Dissertation Abstract:||Minimalist Interfaces: Selected issues in Indonesian and Javanese|
Explorations of Phase Theory: Interpretation at the Interfaces
(LL Issue 21.1718)
Ways of Structure Building (LL Issue 24.1454)
Where Does Binding Theory Apply? (LL Issue 22.551)
English in Southeast Asia (LL Issue 23.3907)
English Syntax and Argumentation (LL Issue 20.1457)
The Equilibrium of Human Syntax (LL Issue 25.309)
|Academic Paper Abstract:||
Argument ellipsis in Colloquial Singapore English and the Anti-Agreement Hypothesis
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