The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

Dissertations! Dissertations! Dissertations!

This summer saw seven great dissertations written, defended, and filed (generally in that order). Congratulations to our (very-soon-to-be) PhDs!!

Peter Graff: Communicative Efficiency in the Lexicon

Claire Halpert: Argument licensing and agreement in Zulu

Jeremy Hartman: Varieties of Clausal Complementation

Pritty Patel-Grosz: (Anti-)Locality at the Interfaces

Kirill Shklovsky: Tseltal Clause Structure

Yasutada Sudo: On the Semantics of Phi Features on Pronouns”

Guillaume Thomas: Temporal Implications