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Name: Michael  D Moss
Institution: Gdańsk University
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State and/or Country: Poland   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Specialty: Generative Grammar, History of the English Language
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Slavic Subgroup
Selected Publications: Books
1. A Reduced Theory of Theta-Role and Case Assignment and Binding

1. Subject and Predicate Agreement in the Development of Generative Grammar
2. NP and S Structures - A Multiple-Specifier Approach With Evidence From English and Polish
3. Reducing Theta-roles and Case to Binding
4. Expanding Agree
5. Agents in Early Welsh and Early Irish:
 A critical appraisal
6. Functional Projections in Polish
7. Preliminary Investigations of The Past and Conditional Person Markers in Polish

1. Alexiadou, Artemis and Chris Wilder (1998) Possessor, predicates and movement in the determiner phrase
2. Rohrbacher, Bernhard Wolfgang, (1999) Morphology-Driven Syntax, A Theory of V to I raising and pro-drop
3. Lasnik, Howard, (2000) Syntactic Structures Revisited
4. Koopman, Hilda and Anna Szabolcsi (2000) Verbal Complexes
5. Calvin, William H. and Derek Bickerton (2001) Lingua ex machina
6. Ogawa, Yoshiki (2001) A Unified Theory of Verbal and Nominal Projections
7. Preyer, Gerhard and Georg Peter (eds.) (2002) Logical Form and Language
8. Janson, Tore (2003) Speak
9. Iglesias-Rábade, Luis (2003) Handbook of Middle English; Grammar and Texts
10. McCully Chris and Sharon Hilles (2005) The Earliest English
11. Payne, Thomas E. (2006) Exploring Language Structure
12. Aarts, Baa and April McMahon (eds.) (2006) The Handbook of English Linguistics
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Reduced Theory of Theta-Role and Case Assignment and Binding
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics
Descriptive Grammar (Syntax)
Descriptive Grammar (Phonology)
Descriptive Grammar (Morphology)
History and varieties of the English Language
BA Seminars
Specialist Seminars (MA)
MA Seminars

Reviewer of: Morphology/Syntax: Rohrbacher (1999) (LL Issue 10.1934)
Syntax: Alexiadou & Wilder (1998) (LL Issue 10.696)
Syntax: Lasnik (2000) (LL Issue 11.1510)
Syntax: Koopman & Szabolcsi (2000) (LL Issue 12.1083)
Linguistics Theories: Preyer & Peter, ed. (2002) (LL Issue 14.2273)
Historical Ling/Socioling: Janson (2003) (LL Issue 15.2039)
Syntax: Ogawa (2001) (LL Issue 13.2835)
Textbooks/Historical Ling: McCully & Hilles (2005) (LL Issue 17.1283)
Exploring Language Structure (LL Issue 17.2532)
Review: English Linguistics: Aarts & McMahon (2006) (LL Issue 19.335)
Event Structure and the Left Periphery (LL Issue 19.1775)

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