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January 2019

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Syntax Seminar – Vahideh Rasekhi: “Two types of why in syntax: Evidence from Why-stripping in Persian”

January 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Campbell Hall 2122,

Two types of why in syntax: Evidence from Why-stripping in Persian This talk is an attempt to get audience feedback on my work in progress and prepare for my presentation at “Sluicing and Ellipsis at 50”, which will be held at the University of Chicago in April. In this work, I provide an account of why-stripping in Persian (1), in which there is a wh-phrase cherā ‘why’ and a non-wh-phrase remnant (e.g. chips).This structure looks similar to sluicing with why,…

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Syntax Seminar: Vahideh Rasekhi

January 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2122 Campbell Hall,

Two types of why in syntax: Evidence from Why-stripping in Persian This talk is an attempt to get audience feedback on my work in progress and prepare for my presentation at “Sluicing and Ellipsis at 50”, which will be held at the University of Chicago in April. In this work, I provide an account of why-stripping in Persian (1), in which there is a wh-phrase cherā ‘why’ and a non-wh-phrase remnant (e.g. chips).This structure looks similar to sluicing with why, as in (2), in which there is only a wh-phrase remnant cherā ‘why’. The question is whether why in…

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December 2018

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Syntax Seminar: Ethan Poole

December 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Haines Hall 110,
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