Publications

Books

2013

Navigating English Grammar: A Guide to Analyzing Real Language. (with Kristin Denham). Boston, MA. Wiley-Blackwell.

Lingusitics for Everyone. (with Kristin Denham). Boston, MA. Cengage. Second Edition.

2010

Linguistics at School: Language Awareness in Primary and Secondary Education. (co-editor with Kristin Denham). New York. Cambridge University Press.

Lingusitics for Everyone. (with Kristin Denham). Boston, MA. Cengage. First Edition.

2005

Language in the Schools: integrating linguistics into K12 teaching. (co-editor with Kristin Denham). Mahwah, N.J. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

2000

Discovering Grammar: An Introduction to English Sentence Structure. New York. Oxford University Press.

1995

Ellipsis: Functional Heads, Licensing and Identification. New York. Oxford University Press.

Refereed Book Chapters and Articles

2010

Educating Linguists: the importance of teaching partnerships. In Linguistics at School:
 Language Awareness in Primary and Secondary Education. Kristin Denham and
Anne Lobeck, (eds). Cambridge University Press.(pp. 204-212).

2007

Using Description to Teach (About) Prescription. In Phrasal and Clausal Architecture: Syntactic derivation and interpretation. S. Karimi, V. Samiian & W. Wilkins, (eds). John Benjamins Publishing Company. (pp. 206-220).

2005

Ellipsis in DP. In The Blackwell Companion to Syntax. M. Everaert and H. van Riemsdijk, (eds).Blackwell Publishing. (pp. 145-171)

A Critical Approach to Standard English. In Language in the Schools: integrating linguistics into K12 teaching. Kristin Denham and Anne Lobeck, (eds). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 97-108.

2003

Ellipsis in DP. in The Syntax Companion. The LingComp Foundation. M. Everaert and H. van Riemsdijk, (eds). Tilburg, The Netherlands.  (25 pp.) (online publication)

2002

A Practical Grammar Course: A Partially Annotated Syllabus. (with Kristin Denham). Syntax in the School: Journal of the Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar. Vol. 18:2, 1-7. National Council of Teachers of English.

1999

VP Ellipsis and the Minimalist Program: Speculations and Proposals. In Fragments: Studies in Ellipsis and Gapping. Shalom Lappin and Elabbas Benmamoun (eds). New York, Oxford University Press. (pp. 98-123).

1998

Specificity in English and Persian. (with Simin Karimi) Proceedings of Northeast Linguistic Society 28. GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. (15 pages).

VP Ellipsis is not PF Deletion. Proceedings of the MidAmerica Linguistics Conference. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. (pp. 216-226)

Backlash in Language and Gender Research: Lakoff (1975) and Tannen (1990). Nimeye Digar 2.2 Special Issue Zanan va Zanan (Language and Women) (pp. 46-64).

1993

Strong Agreement and identification: evidence from ellipsis in English. Linguistics 31. (pp. 777-811).

1992

Licensing and Identification of Ellipted Categories in Englis. Proceedings of the Ellipsis Workshop, University of Stuttgart. (55 pp).

An ECP Account of Verb Second in Old English. (with Edwin Battistella) Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistics Society Conference on the Theory and Practice of Historical Linguistics. Chicago Linguistics Society. (11 pp.).

SPEC-head agreement in DP. Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 10. Center for the Study of Language and Information Publications (CSLI), Stanford University.   (pp. 297-308).

1991

The Phrase Structure of Ellipsis. In Perpectives on Phrase Structure: Heads and Licensing. Syntax and Semantics, Vol. 26. S. Rothstein (ed.). Academic Press. (pp. 81-103).

Deletion. Oxford International Encyclopedia of Linguistics. New York. Oxford University Press. 344-345.

On Verb Fronting, Inflection Movement, and Aux Support. (with Edwin Battistella)  Canadian Journal of Linguistics 36.3. (pp. 225-267).

1990

Functional Heads as Proper Governors. Proceedings of the 20th Northeastern Linguistics Society Conference. GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. (pp. 348-362).

Living on the Margin: Some pros and cons of being a linguist in an English department. (with Edwin Battistella) The Cornell Lectures: Women in the Linguistics Profession. Linguistic Society of America, Washington DC. (pp. 245-250).

1988

Clitics and Coordination. (with Yves Roberge) University of Toronto Working Papers. Vol. 9. (pp. 59-80).

Ellipsis Across Categories. The SECOL Review. (pp. 209-227).

1987

Syntactic Constraints on VP Ellipsis. Indiana University Linguistics Club. Bloomington, IN. 195 pp. (doctoral dissertation)

VP Ellipsis in Infinitives: INFL as a Proper Governor. Proceedings of the 17th Northeastern Linguistics Society Conference, GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. (pp. 425-442).

1984

On the Domain of Locality Conditions. (with Ellen Kaisse). Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 3. University of California, Santa Cruz. (pp. 170-178).

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