It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
This volume presents a collection of papers of recent generative research into the properties of phrasal and feature movement, which explore these key syntactic phenomena from different angles and across languages. The papers advance or build on models of movement which capitalize either on generalized feature movement or on generalized remnant movement. Both these approaches attempt to develop a restrictive theory of movement aiming at a simplification of the operations of the computational system. Despite the fact that they are so different technically, generalized feature movement and generalized remnant movement both push the theory of movement to the same direction in two important respects: (a) Elimination of head movement. (b) Elimination of covert movement.
The book is of primary interest to researchers and students in theoretical linguistics and syntactic theory.
Table of Contents
Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou, Sjef Barbiers and Hans-Martin Gärtner 3
2. Raising without infinitives and the role of agreement
Artemis Alexiadou and Elena Anagnostopoulou 17
3. Prosodic diagnostics for remnant AP movement in Polish
Piotr Bański 31
4. Remnant stranding and the theory of Movement
Sjef Barbiers 47
5. VOS in Portuguese: arguments against an analysis in terms of remnant movement
João Costa 69
6. Against remnant VP-movement
Gisbert Fanselow 91
7. Remnant movement and partial deletion
Roland Hinterhölzl 127
8. Derivations and complexity filters
Hilda Koopman 151
9. Feature movement or agreement at a distance?
Howard Lasnik 189
10. Two types of remnant movement
Gereon Müller 209
11. On feature movement
Masanori Nakamura 243
12. CP-pied-piping and remnant IP movement in long distance wh-movement
Máire B. Noonan 269
13. Phrasal movement in Hebrew adjectives and possessives
Ivy Sichel 297