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Current Research:

Overfelt, Jason. accepted with minor revisions. Extraposition of NPIs from NP. Lingua. Draft 12-2014.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress.  Variable Re-binding as a Constraint on Antecedent-Contained Deletion. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Overfelt, Jason. in progress. Object marking in the Tigrinya ditransitive construction(s). Ms., University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA. Draft 07-2013.

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

 

Publications:

Overfelt, Jason. 2016. Rightward DP-movement licenses parasitic gaps: A reply to Postal 1994 (Draft). Linguistic Inquiry 47.

Overfelt, Jason. 2015.  On the subclausal locality of Extraposition from NP. In the Proceedings of the 32nd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. Ulrike Steindl, Thomas Borer, Huilin Fang, Alfredo García Pardro, Peter Guekguezian, Brian Hsu, Charlie O’Hara, and Iris Chuoying Ouyang, 159-170. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Overfelt, Jason. 2015. Unbounded successive-cyclic rightward DP-movement. Lingua 162:1-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.lingua.2015.04.002.

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. 2015. On extraposing NPIs from NP and the mechanisms for extraposition. Paper presented for the Tri-College Linguistic Lecture Series, Haverford College, Haverford, PA. March 24th.

Overfelt, Jason. 2015. The heterogeneity of Extraposition from NP. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America 2015 Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. January 10th.

Overfelt, Jason. 2014. Cyclic linearization and constraints on remnant movement. Poster presented at the 45th North East Linguistics Society meeting, MIT, Cambridge, MA. October 31st.

Overfelt, Jason. 2014. The 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. ongoing. Structural constraints on antecedent retrieval: The view from adjunct clauses. Ms., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

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

Overfelt, Jason. ongoing. 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.