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Name: Sandhya  Sundaresan
Institution: University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway
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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

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