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Bird, Sonia, Andrew Carnie, Jason Haugen and Peter Norquest. eds (1999) WCCFL18 Proceedings of the 18th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Cascadilla Press.



A collection of articles written by the presenters at the 18th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL18). 

ISBN 1-57473-023-1


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Table of Contents


  1. Raising without infinitives and the nature of agreement, Alexiadou, Artemis and Elena Anagnostopoulou

  2. Where and why do CVC syllables count as heavy?, Ahn, Mee-Jin

  3. Structural markedness and Minimalist checking theory, Bejar, Susana

  4. How to get a free ride: additional scrambling effect and the principle of minimal compliance, Boeckx, Cedric and Koji Sugisaki5. 

  5. A multiplanar account of consonant-tone interaction, Bradshaw, Mary M.

  6. Verbal classifiers as heads of functional projections: evidence from American Sign Language, Brentari, Diane and Elena Benedicto

  7. Diminutive reduplication in Thompson River Salish, Coelho, Gail

  8. Inflection is syntactic: evidence from Salish possessives, Davis, Henry and Martina Wiltschko

  9. A syntactic derivation of Semitic verbs, Doron, Edit

  10. Properties as arguments, Engelhardt, Miriam

  11. Extraposition and scope: a case for overt QR, Fox, Danny and Jon Nissenbaum

  12. Stripping and sluicing in Japanese and some implications,Fukaya, Teruhiko and Hajime Hoji

  13. Phrase-linking meets Minimalist syntax, Gärtner, Hans-Martin

  14. At-will spoonerisms and vowel length in Finnish, Harrikari, Heli

  15. Subject and adjunct asymmetries: evidence from syntactic satiation, Hiramatsu, Kazuko

  16. Dynamic quantification at a distance, Honcoop, Martin

  17. Consonant clusters in Tsou and their theoretical implications, Hsin, Tien-Hsin

  18. Cyclic spell-out and That-t effects, Ishii, Toru

  19. The phonetic basis of coronal phonotactics, Kang, Yoonjung

  20. Interaction of tone and stress in Seoul and Chonnam Korean, Ko, Eon-suk

  21. Manner in dative alternation, Krifka, Manfred

  22. A comprehensive of three Hungarian particles, Laczkó, Tibor

  23. Psych-adjectives and semantic selection, Landau, Idan

  24. Temporal adjectives and the structure of possessive DPs, Larson, Richard and Sungeun Cho

  25. On multiple wh-questions: weak crossover, D-linking, and the third wh-phrase effect, Lewis, John D.

  26. The morphosemantics of object case in Kannada, Lidz, Jeffrey

  27. Two views of Polish reflexives, Lubowicz, Anna

  28. A reconsideration of unaccusativity in ergative alternations, Matsuoka, Mikinari

  29. Evidence for feature-driven A-scrambling, McGinnis, Martha

  30. Subject and object coordination in Ndebele: and HPSG analysis, Moosally, Michelle J.

  31. A unified mora account of Chuukese, Muller, Jennifer S.

  32. Successive cyclicity phenomena in wh-movement constructions, Noonan, Máire B.

  33. Durative adverbials for result states, Piñón, Christopher

  34. Long-distance agreement in Tsez, Potsdam, Eric and Maria Polinsky

  35. On base-reduplicant identity, Pylkkänen, Liina

  36. Quantificational mapping of nonlogical If, Quer, Josep

  37. Absolute constructions: on the distribution of predicative idioms, Riehemann, Susanne Z. and Emily Bender

  38. Object assymetries and their morphophonological reflexes,Seidl, Amanda

  39. Typology of consonantal weaking in a constraint-based approach, Shin, Seung-hoon

  40. Noun faithfulness and accent in Fukuoka Japanese, Smith, Jennifer L.

  41. Compensatory lengthening as coalescence: analysis and implications, Sumner, Meghan

  42. Indexical pronouns as bound variables, Tsoulas, George and Murat Kural 

  43. Binding Theory and Minimalist Features, Van Gelderen, Elly

  44. Predicative and non-predicative verb particle constructions, Vinka, Mikael

  45. Right-node raising and the LCA, Wilder, Chris

  46. Modal verbs must be raising verbs, Wurmbrand, Susi

  47. The unified semantics of Mosts, Yabushita, Katsuhiko

  48. Case features and case particles, Yang, Dong-Whee

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