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Title: Proceedings of the 28th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Edited By: Mary Byram Washburn
Katherine McKinney-Bock
Erika Varis
Ann Sawyer
Barbara Tomaszewicz
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This volume contains 34 papers selected from among those presented at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, which took place from February 12-14, 2010 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The papers are grouped into those from the general session and those from the special session on prosody, and include the keynotes from Richard Kayne and Sun-Ah Jun. The complete table of contents is available at along with abstracts and the complete papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings Project are published in library binding, with free web access to all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734416
Pages: 322
Prices: U.S. $ 375