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Proceedings of the 28th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
edited by Mary Byram Washburn, Katherine McKinney-Bock, Erika Varis, Ann Sawyer, and Barbara Tomaszewicz
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Contents

Preface
Mary Byram Washburn, Katherine McKinney-Bock, Erika Varis, Ann Sawyer, and Barbara Tomaszewicz
v (abstract or complete paper)

— General Session —

Why Are There No Directionality Parameters?
Richard S. Kayne
1-23 (abstract or complete paper)

WH-words That Go Bump in the Right
Natasha Abner
24-32 (abstract or complete paper)

Plural Mass Nouns and the Morpho-syntax of Number
Artemis Alexiadou
33-41 (abstract or complete paper)

Deriving the Structure of Variation from the Structure of Non-variation in the English Dative Alternation
Max Bane
42-50 (abstract or complete paper)

Secondary Stress in Hungarian: (Morpho)-Syntactic, Not Metrical
Sylvia Blaho and Dániel Szeredi
51-59 (abstract or complete paper)

High and Higher Applicatives: The Case of French Non-core Datives
Nora Boneh and Léa Nash
60-68 (abstract or complete paper)

Benefactive Versus Experiencer Datives
Solveig Bosse and Benjamin Bruening
69-77 (abstract or complete paper)

A Unified Semantic Analysis of the Licensing Conditions of 'Bare' Nouns in French
Heather Burnett
78-86 (abstract or complete paper)

We Need LF Copying: A Few Good Reasons Why
Catherine R. Fortin
87-95 (abstract or complete paper)

Why German Is Not an Exception to the Universal <IO, DO> Base Order of Double Object Constructions
Effi Georgala
96-105 (abstract or complete paper)

French Modals and Perfective: A Case of Aspectual Coercion
Vincent Homer
106-114 (abstract or complete paper)

The Expression of Genericity in English and Brazilian Portuguese: An Experimental Investigation
Tania Ionin, Silvina Montrul, and Hélade Santos
115-123 (abstract or complete paper)

It's Not the End of the CED as We Know It: Revisiting German and Japanese Subject Islands
Johannes Jurka, Chizuru Nakao, and Akira Omaki
124-132 (abstract or complete paper)

Definiteness as Agreement: Evidence from Bulgarian
Todor Koev
133-141 (abstract or complete paper)

Raising in Tagalog
Paul Law
142-151 (abstract or complete paper)

The Weight of Final Syllables in English
S.L. Anya Lunden
152-159 (abstract or complete paper)

A New Semantics for Group Nouns
Hazel Pearson
160-168 (abstract or complete paper)

The Internal Structure of Degree-Achievements: Evidence from again-Ambiguities
Walter Pedersen
169-177 (abstract or complete paper)

Subsegmental Syllabification
Kevin M. Ryan
178-185 (abstract or complete paper)

Against Spurious Coordination in Multiple Wh-questions
Barbara Tomaszewicz
186-195 (abstract or complete paper)

Iraqi Arabic Verbs: The Need for Roots and Prosody
Matthew A. Tucker
196-204 (abstract or complete paper)

Ambiguity in the 'Non-root Modal + PERF' Construction Revisited
Zhiguo Xie
205-213 (abstract or complete paper)

— Special Session on Prosody —

Prosodic Markings of Complex NP Focus, Syntax, and the Pre-/Post-focus String
Sun-Ah Jun
214-230 (abstract or complete paper)

Prosodic Movement
Brian Agbayani, Chris Golston, and Dasha Henderer
231-239 (abstract or complete paper)

Focus Expression in Romani
Amalia Arvaniti and Evangelia Adamou
240-248 (abstract or complete paper)

On the Prosodic Coding of Focus in Paraguayan Guaraní
Cynthia G. Clopper and Judith Tonhauser
249-257 (abstract or complete paper)

How Many Levels of Phrasing? Empirical Questions and Typological Implications
Sam Hellmuth
258-266 (abstract or complete paper)

Syntactic Ambiguity Resolution: Effects of Prosodic Breaks and Prosodic Length
Hyekyung Hwang, Moti Lieberman, Heather Goad, and Lydia White
267-274 (abstract or complete paper)

Intransitive Sentences, Argument Structure, and the Syntax-Prosody Interface
Patricia Irwin
275-284 (abstract or complete paper)

New Evidence for a Phonological Stem Domain in Kinande
Patrick Jones
285-293 (abstract or complete paper)

On the Semantic Role of the Accentual Phrase in Korean NP Coordination
Arum Kang
294-302 (abstract or complete paper)

Multiple Subject Positions: A Case of Perfect Match between Syntax and Prosody
Öner Özçelik and Miho Nagai
303-312 (abstract or complete paper)

Intonational Marking of Focus in Different Word Orders in German Children
Antje Sauermann, Barbara Höhle, Aoju Chen, and Juhani Järvikivi
313-322 (abstract or complete paper)