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Title: Proceedings of the Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS) 30, Rutgers University
Edited By: Andries W. Coetzee
Masako Hirotani
Ji-Yung Kim
Nigel Hall
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Aguero-Bautista: On Pair-List Readings
Alexiadou & Anagnostopolou: Clitic-Doubling and (Non-)Configurationality
Anttila & Revithiadou: Variation in Allomorph Selection
Ausin: Where does Idiom Interpretation Apply?
Bhatt: Adjectival Modifiers and the Raising Analysis of Relative Clauses
Boeckx: Interpreting A-Chains at the Interface
Boskovic: What is special about multiple wh-fronting?
Bush & Tevdoradze: Broad and Narrow Identificational Foci
Bye & de Lacy: Edge Asymmetries in Phonology and Morphology
Cecchetto: Connectivity and Anti-Connectivity in Pseudoclefts
Cresti: Ellipsis and Reconstruction in Relative Clauses
Cresswell: The Discourse Function of Verum Focus in Wh-uestions
Espanol-Echevarria & Vegnaduzzo: Generalizing Exception Construction: the Case of Romance UNTIL
Frank & Kuminiak: Primitive Asymmetric C-Command Derives X-Bar-Theory
Goh: Pragmatics of the English Tough-Construction
Goldrick: Turbid Output Representations and the Unity of Opacity
Gualmini, Meroni & Crain: The Inclusion of Disjunction in Child Grammar:
Evidence from Modal Verbs
Gyuris: The Interpretation of Adverbial uantifiers in Contrastive Topics in Hungarian
Hagstrom: The Movement of uestion Particles
Hallman: Verb-Final as a Subcase of Verb-Second
Han: A Focus Semantic Analysis of Korean uestions
Han & Kroch: The rise of do-support in English: implications for clause structure
Harrison & Kaun: Pattern-Responsive Lexicon Optimization
Heycock & Zamparelli: Friends and Colleagues: Plurality and NP-Coordination
Kalluli: Restrictive Relative Clauses Revisited
Katz: Accounting for the stative adverb gap
Kawu: Structural Markedness and Nonreduplicative Copying
Kennedy: Comparative (Sub)deletion and Ranked, Violable Constraints in Syntax
Koster: Pied Piping and the Word Orders of English and Dutch
Krause: On an (in-)visible Property of Inherent Case
Kuhn: Resolving some apparent formal problems of OT Syntax
Lechner: Conjunction Reduction in Subordinate Structures
Lee: The Emergence of the Unmarked Order in Hindi
Legendre: For an OT Conception of a 'Parallel' Interface:
Evidence from Basque V2
McCarthy: Harmonic Serialism and Parallelism
Mueller: Shape Conservation and Remnant Movement
Nissenbaum: Covert Movement and Parasitic Gaps
Ochi: Adjunct Wh-in-situ and the Nominal Island
Sichel: Evidence for DP-internal Remnant Movement
Simpson & Bhattacharya: Wh Clausal Pied Piping in Bangla
Stepanov: The Timing of Adjunction
Struijke: Why Constraint Conflict can Disappear in Reduplication
Toribio: Minimalist Ideas on Parametric Variation
Tortora: Functional Heads and Object Clitics
Ussishkin: Root-and-Pattern Morphology Without Roots or Patterns
Wiltschko: The categorical determination of pronominal binding properties
Winter: DP Structures and Flexible Semantics
Yang: Universal uantification & Distributivity in Mandarin Chinese
Yoon: Cyclic Spell-Out Model and a Parametric Approach to Pied-Piping in English
Yu and Good: Morphosyntax of Two Turkish Subject Pronominal Paradigms
Zhang: Phonetic Duration Effects on Contour Tone Distribution

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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