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Name: Atakan  Ince
Institution: University of Maryland
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State and/or Country: MD
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Specialty: Syntax, Turkish syntax, ellipsis, phases
Subject Language(s): Turkish
Selected Publications: “Fragment Answers and Islands” Syntax.

To appear. “Sluicing in Turkish”. In Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives, Jason
Merchant (ed.), Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

“Gapping in Turkish”. In Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistic Society 38, GLSA Publications.

with Pritha Chandra, “Genitive Subject Induced Derivational Islands”. Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistic Society 38, GLSA Publications.

“On Right Node Raising”. In Proceedings of Workshop on Altaic Formal
Linguistics 5, MITWPIL.
Courses Taught: Syntax
Turkish Grammar
Dissertation Abstract: Dimensions of Ellipsis: Investigations in Turkish
Reviewer of: Structure Preserved (LL Issue 22.2252)
Provocative Syntax (LL Issue 22.5037)
Constraints on Displacement: A phase-based approach (LL Issue 23.4600)

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