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Journal Title: University of Pennyslvania Working Papers in Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   19/1
Issue Title: Proceedings of PLC 36
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 19.1
Proceedings of the 36th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium

Now online, available at:
http://repository.upenn.edu/pwpl/vol19/iss1/

Contents

Preface
Kobey Shwayder

On the Processing of "might"
Dimka Atanassov, Florian Schwarz, and John C. Trueswell

Only One At Least: Refining the Role of Discourse in Building Alternatives
María Biezma

How Deep is Your Syntax? Heritage Language Filler-Gap Dependencies
Joshua Bousquette, Benjamin Frey, Nick Henry, Daniel Nützel, Michael Putnam, Joseph C. Salmons, and Alyson Sewell

Re(de)fining Jespersen’s Cycle
Katerina Chatzopoulou

Explaining the Final Vowel Mismatch in Zulu Reduplication
Toni Cook

Parasitic semantics (or why Swedish can’t lexicalize middle voice constructions)
Antonio Fábregas and Michael Putnam

V≥2 in Basque
Bill Haddican and Arantzazu Elordieta

“Mixed Predicates” are, in fact, Atom Predicates
Hironobu Hosoi

Liketa is not Almost
Greg Johnson

‘A Pleasant Three Days in Philadelphia’: Arguments for a Pseudopartitive Analysis
Caitlin Keenan

You Can’t Get There from Here: On Interpreting Learning Experiments
Constantine Lignos

Mandarin Parasitic Gaps
Chi-Ming Louis Liu

Deriving Split-Antecedent Relative Clauses
Katherine McKinney-Bock

The relationship between schwa insertion and consonant cluster simplification in French: An Analysis of Covariance
Peter M. Milne

Signaling and Simulations in Sociolinguistics
Roland Mühlenbernd and Jason Quinley

Future Reference in Hungarian with and without Future Marking
Nicole Palffy-Muhoray

A Unified Approach to Korean Causal Connective -nikka
Yugyeong Park

Out of Order?: Russian Prefixes, Complexity-based Ordering and Acyclicity
Robert Reynolds

Figuring out what we ought to do: the challenge of delineating priorities
Aynat Rubinstein

Cliticization Phenomena in Languages ‘on the Border’
Jelena Runić

When You Can and Can’t See Double: Revisiting Focus Doubling in ASL
Koji Shimamura and Lyn Shan Tieu

The Pragmatics of Direct Object Fronting in Historical English
Jon Stevens and Caitlin Light

Focus Constructions in ASL: Evidence from Pseudoclefting and Doubling
Elise Stickles

The Derivational Nature of External Possession
Jisung Sun

Adjunction, Phases, and Complex Predicates in Japanese
Masahiko Takahashi

On PP Left-branch Extraction in Japanese
Masahiko Takahashi and Kenshi Funakoshi

Locating Variation in Person Restrictions
Martin Walkow

Neg-raising and Aspect: Evidence from Mandarin
Yimei Xiang

Toward a Better Understanding of Japanese Scramblings: What Makes Long-distance Scrambling of Subject (Im)possible?
Hideaki Yamashita

Case Drop from Fragment Answers in Korean
Junghyoe Yoon and Yoshihisa Kitagawa
Publisher: Penn Linguistics Club
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
 
LL Issue: 24.524