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Name: Norbert  Hornstein
Institution: University of Maryland
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.umd.edu/hornstein/index.html
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Working Minimalism
 Logical Form: From GB to Minimalism
 Move! A Minimalist Theory of Construal
 Chomsky and his Critics
 Understanding Minimalism
 A Theory of Syntax
 Movement Theory of Control
 Control as Movement
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Working Minimalism
Dissertation Director * of: Topics in the Syntax and Semantics of Coordinate Structures
(Alan Munn, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Prolific Peripheries: A radical view from the left
(Kleanthes Grohmann, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Syntax Unchained
(Hirohisa Kiguchi, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Dimensions of Ellipsis: Investigations in Turkish
(Atakan Ince, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Alternative Directions for Minimalist Inquiry: Expanding and contracting phases of derivation
(John Drury, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Landscape of Applicatives
(Youngmi Jeong, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: (Dis)Agree: Movement and Agreement Reconsidered
(Pritha Chandra, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Minimality and Turkish Relative Clauses
(Ilhan Cagri, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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