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Name: Yen-hui  Audrey Li
Institution: University of Southern California
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State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Selected Publications: books:
Essays on the representational and derivational nature of grammar: the diversity of wh-constructions (with Joseph Aoun). 2003, MIT Press.

Functional Structure(s), Form and Interpretation, (ed. with Andrew Simpson). 2003,
RoutledgeCurzon Press.

New Horizons in Chinese Linguistics, 1996 by Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (ed. with James Huang)

Syntax of Scope, 1993. MIT Press (with J. Aoun)

Order and Constituency in Mandarin Chinese, 1990, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

some recent articles:
'Making sense of language differences' (2003) Southwest Journal of Linguistics, 22.

'Word Order, Structure and Relativization' (2003) In Formal Ways to Chinese Linguistics, CSLI, distributed by Cambridge University Press.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Syntax of Scope
 Functional Structure(s), Form and Interpretation
 Essays on the Representational and Derivational Nature of Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Syntax of Scope

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