Vicki Carstens - Downloadable Papers
Below are a list of downloadable papers authored by Professor Vicki Carstens.
To appear a. Nguni phrase-final focus particles and antisymmetry theory. With Jochen Zeller. Forthcoming in Linguistic Inquiry.
To appear b. Concord and labeling. In Peter Smith (ed.) Agreement in the Minimalist Program. Language Sciences Press Open Generative Syntax Series.
To appear c. Bantu Syntax. In J. Zeller (ed.) The Oxford Guide to the Bantu Languages. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. With Michael Diercks.
2017. Noun-to-Determiner Movement. In M. Everaert & H. van Riemsdijk (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Syntax. 2nd edition. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.
2016a. Delayed valuation: a reanalysis of goal features, “upwards” complementizer agreement, and the mechanics of Case. Syntax 19.1:1-42.
2016b. Head Movement in “Problems of Projection” (with Norbert Hornstein & T. Daniel Seely). The Linguistic Review 33.1:67-86.
2016c. N-words in disguise: a negative concord approach to augmentless NPIs in Xhosa and Zulu (with Loyiso Mletshe). Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 34.3: 761-804.
2015. Radical defectivity: implications of Xhosa expletive constructions. Linguistic Inquiry 46.2 (with Loyiso Mletshe).
2013a. Parameterizing Case and Activity: Hyper-raising in Bantu. In Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Seda Kan, Claire Moore-Cantwell, Robert Staubs (eds), 99-118 (with Michael Diercks). Amherst: University of Massachusetts Graduate Linguistic Student Association.
2013b. Agreeing How? Linguistic Inquiry 44.2:179-237 (with Michael Diercks).
2011. Hyperactivity and Hyperagreement in Bantu. Lingua 121.5:721-741.
2010. Implications of grammatical gender for the theory of uninterpretable features. In Exploring Crash Proof Grammars. M. Putnam (ed), 31-57. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
2008. DP in Bantu and Romance. In The Bantu-Romance Connection, K. Demuth & C. De Cat (eds.). 131-166. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
1997. Empty Nouns in Bantu Locatives. The Linguistic Review 14: 361-410.
1991. The morphology and syntax of determiner phrases in Kiswahili. UCLA PhD dissertation.