- Place: classroom 210, Facultat de Lletres, UAB.
- Time: On Fridays, 09:00-12:00h.
- My office is B9/0026.
- slides (updated)
- summary of constituent structure concepts
- Glossary of syntactic terms. From Andrew Carnie 2013 Syntax: A Generative Introduction, Third Edition. © Andrew Carnie. Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Recommended readings:
- Bosque, I. (1989). Las categorías gramaticales. Madrid: Síntesis. Chapter 2.
Rijkhoff, J. (2007). Word classes. Language & Linguistics Compass, 1(6), 709–726.
- Gawron, M. Syntax Course Outline
- read the following article (Jackendoff, R. (2012). The Parallel Architecture and its Place in Cognitive Science. The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis, 645–668.) and
- write a summary of 500 words. You may find helpful the material of Jackendoff’s course at UAB last May “Advanced issues in cognitive science and linguistics”
- Part 1: Motivation for the Parallel Architecture
- Part 2: Two components of the Parallel Architecture: Conceptual Semantics and Simpler Syntax
- Part 3: What You Can Say Without Syntax? A Hierarchy of Grammatical Complexity and its Bearing on the Evolution of Language (with Eva Wittenberg)
- Part 4: A third component of Parallel Architecture: Relational Morphology and the structure of the lexicon (with Jenny Audring; much of the approach derived from Geert Booij’s Construction Morphology)
Recommended video: Harvard Whatmough Lecture, April 28, 2014.
The History of Formal Semantics: Changing Notions of Semantic Competence
Barbara H. Partee, Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Linguistics and Philosophy at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.