Linguistic Inquiry 47(2) http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/LING_a_00209?journalCode=ling#.V2gSXaJTKPh This article analyzes mismatches between syntactic and prosodic constituency in Irish and attempts to understand those mismatches in terms of recent proposals about the nature of the syntax-prosody interface. It argues in particular that such mismatches are …

Bennett, Elfner, and McCloskey (2016) – Lightest to the Right: An Apparently Anomalous Displacement in Irish Read more »

Segmental noun/verb phonotactic differences are productive too Jennifer L. Smith Direct link: http://journals.linguisticsociety.org/proceedings/index.php/PLSA/article/view/3717 In Proceedings of the LSA, vol. 1 Comments welcome! ABSTRACT: Not all statistical patterns in a speaker’s lexicon are acquired productively, and it has been proposed that distinguishing …

Smith 2016: Segmental noun/verb phonotactic differences are productive too Read more »

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1544_hyde_1.pdf ROA: 1283 Title: Overlap, Recursion, and Ternary Constructions Authors: Brett Hyde Comment:   Length: 45 pages Abstract: A number of advantages have been claimed in the recent literature for theories that allow recursive, or internally layered, feet (Bennett …

Hyde 2016: Overlap, Recursion, and Ternary Constructions Read more »

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1540_bennett_1.pdf ROA: 1282 Title: Formally mapping the typologies of interacting ABCD systems Authors: William Bennett, Natalie DelBusso, Luca Iacoponi Comment: to appear in proceedings of AMP 2015 Length: 12 pp. Abstract: The theory of surface correspondence has been the …

Bennett, DelBusso and Iacoponi 2015: Formally mapping the typologies of interacting ABCD systems Read more »

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1539_ponsmoll_1.pdf ROA: 1281 Title: Lexical Exceptions, loanword phonology, Morphologically Driven Underapplication, and the Nature of Positionally Biased Constraints Authors: Claudia Pons-Moll Comment: Published in Catalan Journal of Linguistics, v. 11, p. 127-166, jan. 2012. Special issue on loanword phonology, …

Pons-Moll 2012: Lexical Exceptions, loanword phonology, Morphologically Driven Underapplication, and the Nature of Positionally Biased Constraints Read more »

The adaptation of French liquids in Haitian: A test of the perceptual hypothesis Benjamin Storme June 2016 Direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003029 Haitian Creole shows an asymmetry in the way it adapted French liquids: the French lateral has a correspondent in Haitian …

Storme (2016) – The adaptation of French liquids in Haitian: A test of the perceptual hypothesis Read more »