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Name: Željko  Bošković
Institution: University of Connecticut
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://web.uconn.edu/boskovic/
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Serbian
Language Family(ies): Romance
Slavic Subgroup
Balkan Romani
Selected Publications: Bošković‡, Ž. (2002) On multiple wh-fronting. Linguistic Inquiry 33:351-383.

Bošković‡, Ž. (2002) A-movement and the EPP. Syntax 5:3.

Bošković‡, Ž. (2001) On the Nature of the Syntax-Phonology Interface: Cliticization and Related Phenomena. Elsevier.

Bošković‡, Ž. and D. Takahashi (1998) Scrambling and Last Resort. Linguistic Inquiry 29:347-366.

Bošković, Ž. (1997) The Syntax of Nonfinite Complementation: An Economy Approach. MIT Press.

Bošković, Ž. (1994) D-structure, theta-criterion, and movement into theta-positions. Linguistic Analysis 24, 247-286.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of Nonfinite Complementation: An Economy Approach
 On the Nature of the Syntax-Phonology Interface: Cliticization And Related Phenomena
 The Syntax of Nonfinite Complementation: An Economy Approach
 On the Locality of Move and Agree
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  On the Nature of the Syntax-Phonology Interface: Cliticization And Related Phenomena
Dissertation Director * of: Successive Cyclicity, Anti-Locality, and Adposition Stranding
(Klaus Abels, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: On the Structure of DPs
(M Ticio, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: When the Quiet Surfaces: ‘Transfer’ of argument omission in the speech of ASL-English bilinguals
(Elena Koulidobrova, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Morpho-Syntax of the Germanic Noun Phrase: Determiners MOVE into the Determiner Phrase
(Dorian Roehrs, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Divide et Impera - separating operators from their variables
(Cynthia DeRoma, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A'-dependencies in Spanish and Basque
(Lara Reglero, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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