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Proceedings of the 29th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
edited by Jaehoon Choi, E. Alan Hogue, Jeffrey Punske, Deniz Tat, Jessamyn Schertz, and Alex Trueman
Printed edition: $350.00

Contents

Preface
Heidi Harley
vii-viii (abstract or complete paper)

— General Session —

Why So Short? Competing Explanations for Variation
Susanne Gahl
1-10 (abstract or complete paper)

Presuppositional Indefinites Are Positive Polarity Items
Alya Asarina
11-19 (abstract or complete paper)

Russian Yers and Prosodic Structure
Lev Blumenfeld
20-28 (abstract or complete paper)

Structural Expectations in Chinese Relative Clause Comprehension
Zhong Chen, Kyle Grove, and John Hale
29-37 (abstract or complete paper)

Using Syntactic Satiation to Investigate Subject Islands
Jean Crawford
38-45 (abstract or complete paper)

PCC and Ergative Case: Evidence from Neo-Aramaic
Edit Doron and Geoffrey Khan
46-53 (abstract or complete paper)

Share to Compare: The Mandarin Comparative
Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine
54-62 (abstract or complete paper)

Computational Characterizations of Vowel Harmony Patterns and Pathologies
Brian Gainor, Regine Lai, and Jeffrey Heinz
63-71 (abstract or complete paper)

Object Movement (A)symmetries in British English Dialects
William Haddican and Anders Holmberg
72-80 (abstract or complete paper)

The Syntax of be like Quotatives
William Haddican, Eytan Zweig, and Daniel Ezra Johnson
81-89 (abstract or complete paper)

Case, Agreement, EPP and Information Structure: A Quadruple-Dissociation in Zulu
Claire Halpert
90-98 (abstract or complete paper)

Aspect in Counterfactuals from A(rabic) to Z(ulu)
Claire Halpert and Hadil Karawani
99-107 (abstract or complete paper)

Accelerated Acquisition in Spanish-English Bilinguals: The Structural Transfer Hypothesis
Lisa Hsin
108-116 (abstract or complete paper)

Post-peninitial Accent in Kashaya: An Alternative to Initial Extrametricality
Brett Hyde, Kenneth Hofmeister, and Brooke Husic
117-124 (abstract or complete paper)

Quantification, Witness Sets and Conservativity
Udo Klein
125-133 (abstract or complete paper)

Visibility of Covert Voicing Feature in Serialism
Kazutaka Kurisu
134-142 (abstract or complete paper)

Non-adjacent Phonological Dependency Effects on Khalkha Mongolian Speech Perception
Amy LaCross
143-151 (abstract or complete paper)

English Auxiliary Contraction as a Two-Stage Process: Evidence from Corpus Data
Laurel MacKenzie
152-160 (abstract or complete paper)

The Interaction of Animacy with Phonetic and Phonological Factors in Neoštokavian Pitch Accents
Martina Martinović
161-168 (abstract or complete paper)

Underspecified Tone in Tommo So (Dogon, Mali)
Laura McPherson
169-177 (abstract or complete paper)

Orphans Hosted by VP Anaphora
Line Mikkelsen, Daniel Hardt, and Bjarne Ørsnes
178-186 (abstract or complete paper)

The Several Faces of Adnominal Degree Modification
Marcin Morzycki
187-195 (abstract or complete paper)

A Principled Account of Malagasy Deverbal Nouns
Ryan Nelson
196-204 (abstract or complete paper)

Towards an Analysis of Concord (in Icelandic)
Mark Norris
205-213 (abstract or complete paper)

On the Properties of German sich-lassen Middles
Marcel Pitteroff and Artemis Alexiadou
214-222 (abstract or complete paper)

The Syntax and Semantics of Excess: OVER-Predicates in Germanic
Michael Putnam and Volker Gast
223-231 (abstract or complete paper)

Head Movement as a PF-Phenomenon: Evidence from Identity under Ellipsis
Erik Schoorlemmer and Tanja Temmerman
232-240 (abstract or complete paper)

Morphosyntactic Effects of NPI-Licensing in Cairene Egyptian Arabic: The Puzzle of -š Disappearance Resolved
Usama Soltan
241-249 (abstract or complete paper)

Deriving Some Properties of Protasis-Referring Conditionals
Anie Thompson
250-258 (abstract or complete paper)

Descriptive Complement Constructions as Concealed Pseudoclefts in Chinese
Cheng-Yu Edwin Tsai
259-267 (abstract or complete paper)

"Gapping" in DP?
Honglei Wang, David Potter, and Masaya Yoshida
268-275 (abstract or complete paper)

Temporal Adverbials and Stereotypical Intervals
Tony Wright
276-284 (abstract or complete paper)

The Deterministic Prosody of Indeterminates
Jiwon Yun
285-293 (abstract or complete paper)

— Special Session on Endangered Languages and Methodology and Modeling —

Two Subject Asymmetries in Defaka Focus Constructions
Wm. G. Bennett, Akinbiyi Akinlabi, and Bruce Connell
294-302 (abstract or complete paper)

Evidence for Classifying Metathesis Patterns as Subsequential
Jane Chandlee, Angeliki Athanasopoulou, and Jeffrey Heinz
303-309 (abstract or complete paper)

Towards a Unified Account of Person Splits
Jessica Coon and Omer Preminger
310-318 (abstract or complete paper)

Learning Alternations in Korean Noun Paradigms
Young Ah Do
319-327 (abstract or complete paper)

Is Magnitude Estimation Worth the Trouble?
Shin Fukuda, Grant Goodall, Dan Michel, and Henry Beecher
328-336 (abstract or complete paper)

The Semantic Import of (C)overt D
Carrie Gillon and Solveiga Armoskaite
337-345 (abstract or complete paper)

+Q/-Q and the Ambiguity Hypothesis of wh-Islands
Kyle Grove
346-352 (abstract or complete paper)

The Prosody of Public Evidence in Japanese: A Rating Study
Yurie Hara and Shigeto Kawahara
353-361 (abstract or complete paper)

Krachi wh- In-Situ: A Question of Prosody
Jason Kandybowicz and Harold Torrence
362-370 (abstract or complete paper)

Quantifying Count/Mass Elasticity
Graham Katz and Roberto Zamparelli
371-379 (abstract or complete paper)

HG Has No Computational Advantages over OT
Giorgio Magri
380-388 (abstract or complete paper)

Multiple Perfects in Scottish Gaelic
Sylvia L. Reed
389-397 (abstract or complete paper)

Predicting Ongoing Global Paradigm Optimization in Voice in Japanese: Corpus-Based OT Analysis
Shin-ichiro Sano
398-406 (abstract or complete paper)