Vicki Carstens - Downloadable Papers
Below are a list of downloadable papers authored by Professor Vicki Carstens.
To appear. N-to-D Movement. Forthcoming in The Second Blackwell Companion to Syntax.
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.