Papers on Ergativity
In press. A Minimalist Approach to the Emergence of Ergativity in Austronesian Languages. Linguistics Vanguard.
To appear. Ergativity from subjunctive in Austronesian languages. Language and Linguistics.
To appear. Intransitivity and the development of ergative alignment. Jessica Coon, Diane Massam, and Lisa Travis, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Ergativity. Oxford University Press.
2015. Ergativity and Unaccusativity. Rint Sybesma, general editor. Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Brill Online.
2012. Antipassive and Ergativity in Tagalog. Lingua. 122:192-203 (Special Issue on Ergativity, guest-edited by Beatriz Fern?dez and Itziar Laka).
2011. Antipassive in Austronesian Alignment Change. Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes. Dianne Jonas, John Whitman, Andrew Garrett, eds, 331-345. Oxford University Press.
2008. Generative Approaches to Ergativity. Language and Linguistics Compass: Syntax and Morphology 2.5:966-995.
2008. Phase-based Account of Extraction in Indonesian. Lingua 118.10:1440-1469 (Special Issue LinguaMalay/Indonesian Syntax from an Austronesian Perspective, guest-edited by P. Cole and G. Hermon).
2007. Minimalist Analyst of Ergativity. Sophia Linguistica 55:123-142.
2007. Case in Ergative Languages and NP Split-ergativity. F. Hoyt, N. Seifert, A. Teodorescue, J. White, eds. Proceedings of the Texas Linguistics Society IX Conference: The Morpho-syntax of Underrepresented Languages, 1-20. CSLI Online Publications.
2006. Absolutive Case in Tagalog. In Bunting, J., Desai, S., Peachey, R., Straughn, C., and Tomkov? Z. (eds.), Proceedings from the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, Vol 1: The Main Session, 1-15. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.
2005. Phase Theory Account of Absolutive Extraction in Tagalog. M. McGinnis and N. Richards, eds. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 49: Perspecives on Phases, 1-28.
2005. Antipassive, Clefting, and Specificity. Sudha Arunachalam, Tatjana Scheffler, Sandhya Sundaresan, and Joshua Tauberer, eds. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 11.1.
2004. Antipassive and Specificity in Tagalog. ZAS Papers in Linguistics: Proceedings of AFLA 11, 1-14. P. Law, ed. Berlin: Zentrum fur Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Typologie, und Universalienforschung.
Other Papers in Austronesian Linguistics
2014. Predicate, Subject, and Cleft in Austronesian Languages. Sophia Linguistica 61:97-121.
2013. Wh-clefts and Verb-initial Word Order in Austronesian Languages. Katharina Hartmann and Tonjes Veenstra, eds. Cleft Structures, 71-96. John Benjamins.
2012. Event Existentials in Tagalog. Lauren Eby and Greg Scontras, eds. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Society (AFLA 18), 16-30. Online publication hosted by the University of Western Ontario.
2010. Directionality in Word Order Change in Austronesian Languages. A. Breitbarth, C. Lucas, S. Watts, D. Willis, eds. Continuity and Change in Grammar, 169-180. John Benjamins.
2009. Minimalist Questions for the Nominalist Analysis of Tagalog Syntax. Theoretical Linguistics 35.1:51-62.
2004. Internally Headed Relative Clauses in Austronesian Languages. Language and Linguistics 5.1:99-129.
2003. Remnant Movement in Tagalog Relative Clause Formation. Linguistic Inquiry, Squibs and Discussion 34.4:631-640.
2002. Nominalization and and WH-movement in Seediq and Tagalog. Language and Linguistics 3.2:393-426.
2002. Wh-movement in Seediq and Tagalog. A. Rackowski & N. Richards, eds. Proceedings of AFLA 8: The 8th Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, 1-28. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 44.
1999. Leftward Movement and Case-checking: Evidence from Atayalic Languages. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, 1-16. C. Smallwood & C. Kitto, eds. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics.
Papers in Chinese Linguistics
2015. Wh-questions, premodern. Rint Sybesma, general editor. Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Brill Online.
2015. Pronominal Object Shift in Archaic Chinese. Theresa Biberauer and George Walkden, eds. Syntax over Time: Lexical, morphological and information-structural interactions, 350-370. Oxford University Press.
2013. Object Relative Clauses in Archaic Chinese. Canadian Journal of Linguistics 58.2:239-265 (Special issue on relative clauses, ed. by Martha McGinnis).
2013. Chinese Historical Syntax: Pre-Archaic and Archaic Chinese. Language and Linguistics Compass: Historical Linguistics 7.1:58-77.
2013. Chinese Historical Syntax: Middle Chinese. Language and Linguistics Compass: Historical Linguistics 7.1:39-57.
2012. PPs and Applicatives in Late Archaic Chinese. Studies in Chinese Linguistics 33.3:139-164.
2012. Focus and Archaic Chinese Word Order. In Lauren Eby Clemens & Chi-Ming Louis Liu (eds.), The Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference of Chinese Linguistics (NACCLS-22) and the 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-18), vol. 2, 84-101.
2011. Neg-to-Q: The Historical origin and development of question particles in Chinese. The Linguistic Review 28.4:411-447 (Special Issue on Particles, guest-edited by Theresa Biberauer & Glenda Newton).
2010. Clitic Climbing in Archaic Chinese: Evidence for the Movement Analysis of Control. In Movement Theory of Control, 149-181. Ed. by Norbert Hornstein & Maria Polinsky. John Benjamins.
2010. Clause-internal Wh-movement in Archaic Chinese . Journal of East Asian Linguistics 19.1:1-36.
2009. Local and Long Distance Reflexives in Archaic Chinese. In D. Potter and D.R. Storoshenko, eds., Simon Fraser University Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 2: Proceedings of the 2nd Meeting of the International Conference on East Asian Linguistics.
2009. Old Chinese Determiner Zhe. Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory. Paola Crisma, Giuseppe Longobardi, eds. Oxford University Press, 233-248.
2007. Wh indefinites and their Relation to Wh in Situ. In M. Elliott, J. Kirby, O. Sawada, E. Staraki, S. and Yoon, eds., Proceedings of the 43rd Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society, vol. 2: The Panels, 139-153.
2006. VP-internal Quantification in Old Chinese. R. Djamouri & R. Sybesma, eds. Chinese Linguistics in Budapest, 1-15. Paris: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre de Recherches Linguistiques sur l'Asie Orientale.
Papers in Japanese Linguistics
2015. Wh-word positions in Old Japanese (in Japanese). NINJAL Project Review 5.3:122-134
2013. Analysis and Value of Hentai Kambun as Japanese. Japanese/Korean Linguistics, vol. 20, 49-64. Bjarke Frellesvig & Peter Sells, eds. CSLI.
2011. Hentai Kambun and Old Japanese. Proceedings of WAFL 7, 1-16. Andrew Simpson, ed. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics.
2009. Short Wh-movement in Old Japanese. Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 17, 549-563. S. Iwasaki, H. Hoji, P. Clancy, S. Sohn, eds. Center for the Study of Language and Information.
2001. Hentai Kambun Perspective on Short Scrambling. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 10:169-200.
2001. Principles of Hentai Kambun Word Order: Evidence from the Kojiki. In T.E. McAuley, ed., Language Change in East Asia, 207-232. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press.
1997. Discourse Level Binding of Japanese Third-person Pronouns. Sophia Linguistica 41.