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Name: Acrisio  M. Pires
Institution: University of Michigan
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Homepage: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/ling/people/Acrisio_Pires.htm
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Minimalist Syntax of Defective Domains
 Minimalist Inquiries into Child and Adult Language Acquisition
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Clitics in Croatian and Spanish and its Implications for Syntactic Theory
(Andrea Carruthers, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Clausal and Nominal Agreement in Russian: A unified approach
(Christopher Becker, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Indonesian Sluicing and Verb Phrase Ellipsis: description and explanation in a minimalist framework
(Catherine Fortin, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Acquisition of Clitics in Croatian and Spanish and its Implications for Syntactic Theory
(Stiasny Andrea, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Joao Costa (ed.), Portuguese syntax: new comparative studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. 304.
On the (un)-ambiguity of Adjectival Modification in Spanish Determiner Phrases
Subject-to-subject raising and the syntax of tense in L2 Spanish: A Full Access approach

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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