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Current Research:

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Unbounded successive-cyclic rightward DP-movement. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress.  The subclausal locality of Extraposition from NP. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in  progress. Extraposition of NPIs from NP. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Rightward DP-movement licenses parasitic gaps. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Object marking in the Tigrinya ditransitive construction(s). Ms., University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Head-movement and auxiliary-insertion in Tigrinya. Ms., University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA.

 

Papers:

Overfelt, Jason. 2011. Processing null-operator structures. In UMOP 38: Processing Structure, eds. Jesse A. Harris and Margaret Grant. Amherst, MA: UMass GLSA.

Overfelt, Jason. 2009. The syntax of relative clause constructions in Tigrinya. M.A. Thesis, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Presentations and Posters:

Overfelt, Jason. 2014. Th subclausal locality of Extraposition from NP. Poster presented at the 32nd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. March 8th.

Overfelt, Jason. 2013. Unbounded Successive-Cyclic Rightward Movement. Poster accepted for the 36th GLOW Conference. Not presented.

Overfelt, Jason. 2013. Unbounded successive-cyclic rightward movement. Poster presented at the 37th Penn Linguistics Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. March 23rd.

Overfelt, Jason. 2013. Object marking and marking objects in the Tigrinya ditransitive construction(s). Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Georgetown, Washington D.C. March 8th.

Overfelt, Jason. 2012. Structural constraints on antecedent retrieval: The view from adjunct clauses. Paper presented at the Workshop on Memory and Language, UMass, Amherst, MA. May 16.

Overfelt, Jason. 2011. Parsing preposed DPs and the role of information structure. Poster presented at the ICESL Launch Workshop, UMass, Amherst, MA. April 1.

Overfelt, Jason. 2009. The role of LF wh-movement in Tigrinya. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL. April 9th.

Overfelt, Jason. 2008. The internal behavior of Tigrinya PPs: Head-movement and affixation by adjacency. Paper presented at The 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA. April 19th.

 

Previous Research:

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Structural constraints on antecedent retrieval: The view from adjunct clauses. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Processing null-operator structures. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Parsing long-distance dependencies in Tigrinya. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. 2009. English ‘see’ is ECM and control. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.