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Edited by Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria, Department of Linguistics and Basque Studies, University of the Basque Country, and Vidal Valmala, Department of English Language and Linguistics, University of Basque Country
Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria is Associate Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Basque Studies, University of the Basque Country. Her research interest focuses on the syntax-semantics interface, with particular attention to the grammar of temporal relations, wh-questions, and focus. She is the author of Interface Licensing Conditions on Negative Polarity Items: A Theory of Polarity and Tense Interactions (UPV-EHU, 2004), and co-editor of Theoretical Issues at the
Morphology-Syntax Interface (ASJU, UPV-EHU, 1997), Romance Linguistics: Theoretical Perspectives (John Benjamins, 1998), and Noun Phrases and Nominalization in Basque: Syntax and Semantics (John Benjamins, in press). She has published her work in various journals and edited volumes.
Vidal Valmala is Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of the Basque Country. Among his research topics are ellipsis and the syntactic realization of topic and focus. He has published articles on floating quantification, fragments, VP-ellipsis, and Comparative Correlatives.
1: Myriam uribe-Etxebarria and Vidal Valmala: Overview
Part I: Merge and Beyond
2: Dirk Bury and Hiroyuki Uchida: Constituent Structure Sets II
3: Barbara Citko: A Parallel Merge Solution to the Merchant/Johnson paradox
4: Antonio Fábregas: Evidence for Multidominance in Spanish Agentive Nominalizations
5: Martina Gracanin-Yusek: Clitic Placement and Multidominance
6: Jairo Nunes: Sideward Movement: triggers, timing, and ouptuts
7: Mark de Vries: Unconventional Mergers
Part II: Triggers and Constraints
8: Jun Abe and Norbert Hornstein: 'Lasnik-effects' and String-vacuous ATB Movement
9: Theresa Biberauer and Michelle Sheehan: Disharmony, Antisymmetry, and the Final-over-Final Constraint
10: Zeljko Boskovic: Don't Feed Your Movements When you Shift Your Objects
11: Samuel David Epstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, and T. Daniel Seely: Structure Building That can't be
12: Antje Lahne: Specificity-driven Syntactic Derivation
13: Winfried Lechner: Structure BUilding From Below: more on Survive and covert movement
14: Yoichi Miyamoto: On Transparent Adjuncts in Japanese
15: Miki Obata and Samuel David Epstein: Feature-splitting Internal merge: the case of Tough-Constructions