24.946 | Fall 2004 | Undergraduate
Linguistic Theory and the Japanese Language

Calendar

Lec # TOPICS kEY DATES
1 Nature of Optional Movement

2 Nature of Optional Movement (cont.)

3 The EPP, Agreement and Focus I

4 The EPP, Agreement and Focus II: With Reference to Bantu

5 The EPP, Agreement and Focus III: Questioning (Certain) parametric variations: wh-movement vs. wh-in-situ, agreement vs. nonagreement

6 EPP, Syntactic Locality, and Floated Quantifiers

7 Scrambling and QR: QR is Scrambling

8 Weak Islands, Intervention Effect

9 A-chain in Acquisition

10 Agreement, Case, and Verbal Morphology: ga/no Conversion and Related Issues

11 Noun Phrase Ellipsis Final presentations
12 Noun Phrase Ellipsis (cont.)

DP Structure

Final presentations
13 Make-up Class: -Wa, -Ga Final presentations and final paper due
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Fall 2004
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