Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:


Still Needed:


Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington

Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

Personal Directory Information

Name: Sandhya  Sundaresan
Institution: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/sndhysndrsn/
State and/or Country: Norway   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Specialty: Finiteness, subject reference, control, anaphora
Subject Language(s): Tamil
Language Family(ies): Dravidian
Selected Publications: 1. 'Making sense of silence: finiteness and the 'PRO'-'pro' distinction', To appear in NLLT 2013.

2. 'Giving local reflexivity a point-of-view: the argument-structure of Tamil koL and its role in binding', To appear in Studia Linguistica, Eds. Martin Everaert and Eric Reuland.

3. 'DP distribution and finiteness in Tamil and other languages: selection vs. Case' (with Thomas McFadden). Journal of South Asian Linguistics. Eds. Rajesh Bhatt and Miriam Butt. 2009.

4. 'A plea for syntax and a return to first principles: monstrous agreement in Tamil', Proceedings of SALT 21: 674-693, 2011.

5. 'Monstrous agreement, anaphora, and context: evidence from Tamil'. In Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, University of Pennsylvania, PA.

6. 'A phase-based account of the PRO/anaphor distinction', ConSOLE XVIII.2010.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Proceedings of the 28th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Courses Taught: - Basic Sentence Structure (= Intro. to Syntax)

- Introduction to Semantics

- Introduction to Morphology

- Advanced binding seminar
EGG summer school (summer 2013): Advanced course on contextual features and anaphora
Dissertation Abstract: Context and (Co)reference in the Syntax and its Interfaces

Add to Linguist Directory Update your entry